Vanita Kohli-Khandekar reports on the ongoing battle for the top spot between publishers S Chand and Navneet. IMAGE: Both S Chand and Navneet don’t rule out more acquisitions. And both reckon that potential acquisitions should be a minimum Rs 100 crore in size for them to be worth the effort. Photograph: Parth Sanyal/Reuters. In the first week of December, the Rs 540-crore Delhi-based S Chand & Company acquired a majority stake (74 per cent) in Kolkata-based Chhaya Prakashani. Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Shankar Balasubramanian (pictured), an Indian-origin British professor of chemistry, has received a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his contribution to the field of science and medicine. Balasubramanian, 50, Herchel Smith Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at Cambridge University, has been recognised for his work as a co-inventor of Next Generation DNA sequencing, described as the most transformational advance in biology and medicine for decades. “Solexa sequencing, as it is now ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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