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Letters: No Stalinist influence

Mahalanobis joined the Planning Commission in 1955 and was instrumental in formulating the Second Plan (1956-61) Business Standard, 3 weeks ago

What you did not know about Ramanujan, the man who knew infinity

It is quite intriguing that many a great life is remembered in conjunction with extremely short expressions. For instance, when you think of Einstein, it is difficult not to think of the equationE = mc 2 . When you see a bitten apple, you think ...
 Yourstory.in19 hours ago

A return to roots needed

Prior to independence, Mahatma Gandhi had nurtured the vision of a republic of self-sufficient villages, which would only employ indigenous technologies, locally available materials and talents. He was in a sense, impelled by an ideology of ...
 The Statesman1 day ago

Indian IT and ITeS journey: liberalization and beyond

Education Technology Cities Business & Finance MintAsia Magazines India, April 29 -- Early public policy in an independent India focused on economic planning, adopting new technologies, and nurturing indigenous science and technology talent. About ...
 HT Syndication1 day ago

What is IAF's 10-year modernisation plan?

The Indian Air Force has prepared a 10-year plan for modernisation, officially known as Indigenisation Roadmap (2016-2025). As per the plan, the IAF will be homing in on services and technologies that will help it achieve the desired level of ...
 MapsofIndia1 week ago

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Five NYU Faculty as 2016 Fellows

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) has elected five New York University faculty as fellows: Leslie Greengard, a professor at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences; Yusef Komunyakaa, a faculty member in the Creative Writing ...
 New York University1 week ago
Calcutta Telegraph

The assault on thought

Thinking necessarily involves asking questions. To each question asked there are always several possible answers, and different persons asking the question lean, to start with, towards different answers. Over time, based on the accumulation of ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

Education is always political

Processes and practices of education are as political as the content. More political than processes are the aims of education Galileo was pronounced vehemently suspect of heresy by the Church in 1632 and lived the last nine years of his life under ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago
Hindu Business Line

The gamblers of Kaliyuga

In the Indian epic Mahabharata, a minor king called Rituparna explains to his charioteer Nala how to count the leaves and fruits of an entire grove, just by looking at one twig. He boasts that he has gained this magical knowledge from the study of ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago

An unholy alliance

The century long debate between craft revivalists and proponents of industrial reform since colonial times in India, suffers from a nation-wide amnesia and denial in the guise of development. The prevailing model of development has rendered craft ...
 Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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