Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicIndian Institute of Science

Topic: Indian Institute of Science

How IISc & TIFR scientists helped Mumbai civic body anticipate Covid spread, make strategy

Over the past week, Mumbai has seen 400 to 600 new Covid cases, down from over 2,000 in October last year. Similarly, daily Covid fatalities are now down to single digits.

Explosion at Indian Institute of Science kills 1, injures 3 in Bengaluru

Four technicians of a private company were carrying out an experiment when the explosion occurred suddenly at around 2.20 pm, police said.

India at no. 5 in the world for science research, says new global report

Data by Elsevier, a top publisher of scientific articles and journals, places India in the fifth position for scientific research. 

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Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.


Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.