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Why do Modi and his Mantris Mock Science?
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Why do Modi and his Mantris Mock Science?

Hyperbole by our ministers and a few saffronised scientists not only defames Newton and Einstein, but also mocks ancient India's achievements in mathematics, medicine and natural science, says Utkarsh Mishra.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com While those of us who take the Fundamental Duty of 'developing a scientific temper' -- enshrined in the Constitution -- seriously were still recovering from Union Minister Satyapal Singh's onslaught on Charles Darwin, another Union minister, Dr Harsh ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago

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PM to scientists: Extend research from labs to land

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers the inaugural address at the 105th session of Indian Science Congress at Manipur University in Imphal on Friday. Photograph: Press Information Bureau of India Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday exhorted scientists to extend their research from 'the labs to the land' for the greater benefit of the people and said time was ripe to redefine R&D as research for development of the nation. Addressing the inaugural session of the 105th ...
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Why are so many Indians turning to kinesiology for better health?

Kinesiology, which can best be described as the science of movement, is complex yet holistic. T E Narasimhan examines the art and the science of it. Tennis player Novak Djokovic was diagnosed with gluten intolerance using applied kinesiology.Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images.   For the past two years, R Dinesh, managing director of TVS Logistics, has been a committed enthusiast of Kinesiology. It started with a friend suggesting that he try out Kinesiology to deal with a ...
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Raman Effect: Why today is National Science Day

On this day in 1928, Indian scientist CV Raman discovered a phenomenon of scattering of photons. Photograph: Keystone Features/Getty Images February 28 is celebrated as National Science Day in India. But do you know why? It was on this day, February 28, in the year 1928 that scientist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman discovered a phenomenon of scattering of photons. Known as ‘Raman Effect’, Sir CV Raman received the Nobel Prize for this remarkable discovery in 1930. Sir CV ...
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Sushma's Tokyo visit: Bringing Japan closer

'While economic ties are making incremental progress, it is in the security and strategic domains that the India-Japan synergy is more compelling,' says Dr Rajaram Panda. IMAGE: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his home in Tokyo, March 30, 2018. Photograph: Ministry of External Affairs At Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono's invitation, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj paid an official visit to Japan from March 28 to 30, 2018. Effectively ...
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TCS@50: Why India must be in eternal debt to F C Kohli

50 years ago, on April 1, 1968, Tata Consultancy Services -- now India's leading IT company -- was born.The foundation for TCS was laid by Faqir Chand Kohli whose life touched directly or indirectly many, many, Indians, says Shivanand Kanavi, the well-known technology journalist who as vice-president, TCS, has known Mr Kohli for two decades. He has been variously described as: The 'Bhishma Pitamaha of the Indian software industry', a la the epic Mahabharat; a master strategist and visionary ...
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Why the Dalai Lama is so beloved

59 years ago, on March 31, the man revered as the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara arrived in India, seeking sanctuary from the Chinese who had over-run his country.'From exile in India, he keeps the Tibetan cause blazing on the world radar.''He could take himself very seriously indeed -- hundreds of millions of people do, after all.''Instead,' discovers Mitali Saran, 'he is a joyous, laughing beacon of dissent, both political and spiritual.' IMAGE: His Holiness The Dalai Lama. Tenzin Gyatso, the ...
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Yogis, Sufis and Hindustani civilisation

'The osmosis between Hinduism and Islam that really gave birth to the Hindustani or Indo-Islamic civilisation was due to the conversation between Muslim mystics and yogis.' Photograph: Mohsin Raza/Reuters Do you know why no Mughal emperor ever went on the Haj and Indian Muslims started doing it only in the second half of the 19th century? Not only Mughal emperors, many Sufi saints across the subcontinent also never went on the Haj. Political scientist Christophe Jaffrelot reveals many such ...
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Fans demand posthumous Nobel Prize for Stephen Hawking

Fans have taken to Twitter to demand posthumous Nobel Prize for theoretical physicist, Stephen Hawking, who died peacefully on Wednesday, March 14.After the news of Hawking's death broke the internet, a fan shared a picture of the scientist and wrote, "R.I.P. Stephen Hawking. #StephenHawking. Posthumous Nobel. It's time".One fan tweeted, "Could not be more true - maybe just name a prize for him as well - a mind that could see time and space in a new way and remain connected enough and caring ...
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How RBI can prevent PNB-like frauds

If the RBI had done the right things, these mistakes would not have happened in banks, public or private, says Ajay Shah. Photograph: Reuters A certain minimal state capacity in bank regulation and supervision is required, and we are repeatedly discovering this is absent. Some people see this as a question of public versus private banking. Private banks in India also have major difficulties with non-performing assets (NPAs), which suggests that the common factor of banking regulation is the ...
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