Posts Tagged ‘Indian science’

January 2, 2016 0

Why Indian varsities lag behind

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Rajesh Kochhar Power Politics, January 2016 It is a matter of deep regret that even 60 years after Independence, India is not able to evaluate its own academic performance. In 1901, when J. C. Bose was making waves in Europe with lectures on the path-breaking experimental research in radio physics that he had carried out […]

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February 2, 2015 0

INDIAN SCIENCE : Will India live up to promise ?

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Power Politics, 2015 February India was the first country outside of Europe and America to take to modern science. It is exactly 120 years ago, on 1 May 1895, that J. C. Bose demonstrated his pioneering experimental results in radio physics before the Asiatic Society in Calcutta. He and his chemistry colleague, P.C. Ray, were […]

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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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