Friday, 12 August, 2022
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Topic: scientist

C.R. Bhatia, former DBT secretary who paved way for research on GM crops in India, passes away

Colleagues remember Chittranjan Bhatia, 86, as a father figure and avowed geneticist who placed special emphasis on how science could translate into more income for farmers.

Discovery of insulin was about monstrous egos and career rivalries. And of course, diabetes

We might think technological solutions do the heavy lifting. But they are effective only when accompanied by changes in behaviour.

Off The Cuff with Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama, political scientist, author, and Senior Fellow at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute, was the guest at ThePrint's Off the Cuff. Fukuyama talked about...

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The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

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Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

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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