Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicRoyal Society

Topic: Royal Society

Meet Gagandeep Kang, Shimla scientist who’s helping save lives of thousands of Indian kids

Gagandeep Kang, the first Indian woman scientist to join London's Royal Society, says there isn’t enough investment in research in India to match international standards.

Do not give up, says Gagandeep Kang, India’s first woman scientist to join Royal Society

There are also 5 Indian-origin scientists on list of Fellows & Foreign Members of The royal Society, London, the oldest scientific academy in the world.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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