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Youth need to focus on innovation & on creating new jobs: DST Secretary

New Delhi: Secretary Department of Science and Technology Professor Ashutosh Sharma underlined that the time for innovation has come and the youth now need not limit themselves to finding jobs, but also focus on creating hundred other jobs. “There has...

‘Gender equality needs to be voiced’

New Delhi: “Gender inequality is an international issue and needs to be voiced in the larger multilateral and plurilateral platforms. The UN theme of this International Women's day-- 'Women in Leadership' needs to be understood both in its context...

High Electron Mobility Transistor will make India self-reliant in power transistor technology

Bengaluru: Scientists from Bengaluru have developed a highly reliable, High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMTs) that is a normally OFF device and can switch currents up to 4A and operates at 600V. This first-ever indigenous HEMT device made from gallium...

46 scholars from six countries selected for ISR Fellowship

New Delhi: Forty scholars from six countries have been awarded with the opportunity to carry out their research in Indian Institutes and Universities using state of the art facilities in these places. These scholars have been selected based on research...

Metal rich environment crucial for light giant planets

New Delhi: Far away from our little home in the solar system, planets called exo-planets orbit stars similar to the Sun, forming their own stellar system. Scientists studying exo-planets found that while a metal-rich environment of host stars is...

Kodaikanal Solar Observatory Digitized Data probes Sun’s rotation over the Century

Kodaikanal: Scientists have estimated how the Sun has rotated over a century from data extracted from old films and photographs that have been digitized. This estimation would help study magnetic field generated in the interior of the Sun, which...

Science attaches, diplomats deliberate on shaping STIP

New Delhi: Science attaches, science diplomats and representatives of foreign missions in India from about 20 countries discussed and deliberated on the best practices for shaping India’s upcoming science policy at the round table discussion organized for consultation on...

Indigenous technology, patent and IP discussed at STIP consultation

New Delhi: Indigenous technology, focus on traditional medicine system like AYUSH, the role of states in reaching out on rural issues, patent and IP rules for grassroot innovators was the focus at the 4th STIP post-draft consultation titled “Niti...

AIC-CCMB gets NIDHI-Seed Support System from DST for its start-ups

New Delhi: The Atal Incubation Centre–Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (AIC-CCMB), Hyderabad has been awarded the NIDHI-Seed Support System (NIDHI-SSS) grant of INR 5.25 crores by the National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science...

Indian diaspora in the Gulf region deliberate on open science policy

New Delhi: The Indians from the Gulf region deliberated on the open science policy, fellowships and opportunities for innovators at the post-draft STIP consultation on Friday. Indian scientific diaspora, including academicians, thought leaders, stakeholders, members of Science India Forum,...
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Youth need to focus on innovation & on creating new jobs: DST Secretary

New Delhi: Secretary Department of Science and Technology Professor Ashutosh Sharma underlined that the time for innovation has come...
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‘Gender equality needs to be voiced’

New Delhi: “Gender inequality is an international issue and needs to be voiced in the larger multilateral and plurilateral platforms. The UN theme of...

Vaccination rate has been increased to 15 lakhs per day: Health Minister

New Delhi: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said over 2 crore COVID-19 vaccine shots have been administered so far and the vaccination rate has been...

Five IAS officers transferred in Haryana

Chandigarh: The Haryana government has issued transfer and posting orders of five IAS and 14 HCS officers. Pradeep Dahiya has been posted as Director,...

Delhi to have its own school education board

New Delhi: Riding high on the educational reforms that the Delhi Government initiated in the past few years, the Arvind Kejriwal led Government is...