Posts Tagged ‘CSIR’

December 31, 2014 0

Falsifying scientific data: Blot on Indian science

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Rajesh Kochhar Scientific frauds take place all over the world. Once the news breaks out, a country which holds science in high esteem takes swift and stern action so that the fraud is seen as an individual aberration and not systemic failure. It is disconcerting to note that the exposure of major frauds in Indian […]

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December 9, 2008 0

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (2008)

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India TodayCover StoryStory   The catalyst Rajesh Kochhar April 10, 2008 S.S. BHATNAGAR — SCIENTIST, 1894-1955 During the Second World War, in view of the snapping of communication lines, the colonial rulers asked the Indian government to take up the task of “supplying the technical equipment of a modern army”. The government decided to conduct […]

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November 29, 2008 0

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar: Life and times

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R. Kochhar (2004) S.S. Bhatnagar: Life and Times. (Review essay) In New edition, Life & Work of Sir S.S. Bhatnagar (by Norah Richards). (Delhi: NISTADS) first published 1948   Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (1894-1955) was, in a way, a bridge between two cultures and two eras. He came at a time when science was greeted with […]

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