Another cowntroversy to handle?

: Technology - 2 weeks ago

The government is now confronted with a cowntroversy of a different kind – that too with microbes from distant Antarctica. On August 9, the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) informed...


Consolidating the components of earth science research

: Interviews - 3 weeks ago

Padmashri P S Goel was at the helm of affairs at the time the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) was constituted way back in 2006, and had initiated the integration process among MoES institutions. He continues...


Culling populism

Opinion - 2 months ago

The inconvenience of being human is enormous. We need lands to cultivate, homes to live, heating and cooling systems, roads and cars, factories and industries, not to mention overflowing coffers. If only our requirements were merely food, water and air,...

Seeding Clouds to Spout Rain

: Development - 3 weeks ago

Cloud seeding is a method of enabling inefficient clouds to bring rain, or enhance rainfall from a seedable cloud by introducing seeding material. The secondary effect of evaporation from falling precipitation...

Angling for Mahseer in the Himalayas

: Travel - 3 weeks ago

Freshwater fishes in India, especially the ones that occupy cold-water regimes, are increasingly becoming...

Agro-Advisory Services and Food Security

: Policy - 3 weeks ago

Growing weather and climate uncertainties pose a major threat to India’s food security. The combination of long-term changes and the greater frequency of extreme weather events are likely to have an adverse...

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