Indian National Science Academy

Type: Organization
Name: Indian National Science Academy
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

MU search panel for VC meets sans UGC nominee

Committee members, shortlisted candidates face chargesA fresh controversy may tarnish the image of the Mangalore University (MU), over the appointment of a new vice-chancellor. This comes close on the heels of a dispute over recruitments to various p ... [Published Deccan Herald - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 2 reports

Anurag Kumar to be new director of IISc

Prof Anurag Kumar, chairman of the Electrical Sciences Division in the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, will be the new director of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.The second director with Engineering background after ... [Published Deccan Herald - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Indian physicist takes new view of gravity on lecture tour

Nobody understands why the cosmological constant is so tiny, but in an exchange lecture tour organised by the IOP and the Indian Physics Association, Prof. Thanu Padmanabhan has been discussing some new theoretical work that might shed light on the p ... [Published Institute of Physics - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Battle for IISc directorship, four scientist in row

Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore may have a new director after almost eight years, as the present incumbent Padmanabhan Balaram is set to retire.Four eminent scientists are in the fray to replace Balaram and the possible candidate’s name ... [Published Siasat Daily - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Health: Minister meets church leaders over tetanus vaccine fears

Cabinet Secretary for Health Mr James Macharia met church leadersBy DAVID ODONGONAIROBI, KENYA: The head of the Catholic Church, John Cardinal Njue, over the weekend raised a cloud over the anti-tetanus campaign, which is targeting childbearing women ... [Published East African Standard - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

String-theorist wins G.D. Birla Award

Leading string-theorist Professor Rajesh Gopakumar of the Department of Physics, Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI), Allahabad, has won the 23rd . Instituted in 1991 by the K.K. Birla Foundation to recognise high-calibre scientific research by Indian ... [Published The Hindu - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Srikumar Banerjee appointed as the Chairman, Board of Governors of IIT Kharagpur

We are delighted to inform that Dr. Srikumar Banerjee, Ex-Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission & Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy and presently DAE Homi Bhabha Chair Professor, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, has been appointed as the Chairman, Board ... [Published Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

American Physical: First Major Scientific Institution to Reject Global Warming 'Consensus'?

:10 AM PDT post a commentThe American Physical Society (APS) has signalled a dramatic turnabout in its position on "climate change" by appointing three notorious climate skeptics to its panel on public affairs (POPA).They are:Professor Richard Lindzen, ... [Published Breitbart.com - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

30/03/06 $40 Million and Sinking -- The RQF Millstone Around Australia's Neck

CHAIRMAN of the RQFDAGDr Jim Peacock AC ,Chief Scientist of Australia, is a leading research scientistat CSIRO Plant Industry, one of the world’s leading plant researchinstitutes.  He is President of the Australian Academy of Science and haschampioned ... [Published Funneled Web - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

3/15/2014: CAMPUS: We should study societies of bees and wasps, says scientist

CHANDIGARH: Insects organise themselves in a systematic societal life, much like the human society and they should be studied by us as anthropologists study humans, said Raghvendra Gadagkar, president of Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, an ... [Published Hindustan Times - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Jan 16 2014 - Updated Jan 16 2014 - 1 reports

Red lips don't lie? Don't be too sure

New Delhi, Jan. 15: A non-government organisation has detected mercury in fairness creams and chromium in lipsticks in a sample-based survey that it says corroborates sporadic reports of potentially hazardous heavy metals in daily-use cosmetics sold across ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 16 2014]

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...query on why the authorities concerned did not replace the UGCnominee, as Prof Ramakrishna Rao had informed the panel in advance, Goel said, "it was up to the UGCto appoint or not appoint any person." Efforts to reach UGCchairperson Prof Ved Prakash proved futile
Known by his peers as a 'good decision-maker' and by students as a ` "tough task-master', Dr Kumar is expected to steer the research institute towards excellence by taking into account the emerging challenges."
His path towards becoming a physicist began in childhood. He said: "My father was a mathematician by attitude; he was an administrator but he was a good mathematician and it was his hobby. I also had an uncle who was a good mathematician, so from my earliest days I was fascinated by maths and I was way ahead of the school curriculum. When I was around 15 or 16 someone told me that if I did theoretical physics I could have the best of both worlds of physics and maths."
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MU search panel for VC meets sans UGC nominee [Published Deccan Herald - Apr 17 2014]
Anurag Kumar to be new director of IISc [Published Deccan Herald - Mar 30 2014]
Dr Anurag Kumar to head IISc [Published Bangalore Mirror - Mar 29 2014]
Indian physicist takes new view of gravity on l... [Published Institute of Physics - Mar 28 2014]
Battle for IISc directorship, four scientist in... [Published Siasat Daily - Mar 27 2014]
Health: Minister meets church leaders over teta... [Published East African Standard - Mar 26 2014]
Four scientists in fray for IISc directorship [Published Deccan Herald - Mar 26 2014]
String-theorist wins G.D. Birla Award [Published The Hindu - Mar 24 2014]
Dr. Srikumar Banerjee appointed as the Chairman... [Published Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Mar 21 2014]
American Physical: First Major Scientific Insti... [Published Breitbart.com - Mar 20 2014]
American Physical Society Sees The Light: Will ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 20 2014]
30/03/06 $40 Million and Sinking -- The RQF M... [Published Funneled Web - Mar 18 2014]
3/15/2014: CAMPUS: We should study societies of... [Published Hindustan Times - Mar 15 2014]
Red lips don't lie? Don't be too sure [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Jan 16 2014]
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