Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicIndian Science Congress

Topic: Indian Science Congress

‘Innovate, patent, produce, prosper’ — Modi’s message to students for faster development

Speaking at 107th Indian Science Congress, Modi says science and technological innovations that can uplift livelihoods of the poor should be encouraged.

IIT, AIIMS, IISc faculty slam Indian Science Congress, urge it to promote real science

37 professors from top education institutes demand that the association should be more careful in choosing its speakers in the future.

Vedic plastic surgery to test-tube Karna — non-science claims flowed from Modi downwards

Not just at the Indian Science Congress, incredulous scientific claims have been made by prominent people, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Narendra Modi’s reservation lollipop and vanishing magic tricks

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Beyond Modi waves, Ravana airports: What media failed to report on Indian Science Congress

If there are big discoveries to report, relatively little attention will be paid to the preposterous.

The not so science Congress and Rahul loses out in UP

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Indian Science Congress vows to get its science speakers right after Kauravas & Newton row

Organisers of the science congress have expressed 'shock' at comments like Einstein and Newton didn't understand physics, or Kauravas were test tube babies.

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

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.
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