Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 105 - Issue 10: 25 Nov, 2013
News
Bharat Ratna
p. 1325

In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1326

Guest Editorial
Nobel Prize in Physics–2013: Triumph of mind over matter
p. 1327 | Ananthanarayan, B.

Correspondence
Science, technology and innovation for the future of India – an earnest appeal to planners, policy makers and concerned citizens
p. 1329

Reality of faculty crunch in India
p. 1330 | Singh, Anil

Is terrific curriculum vitae congruent to being a good scientist?
p. 1331 | Trivedi, Ritu

Exchange of experts
p. 1332 | Bhat, Jayaram D.; Sarma, V. Venkateswara

Catering to institutional e-learning needs
p. 1332 | Shukla, Ashutosh Kumar

Meeting Report
Bioeconomy and women’s welfare
p. 1333 | Dobhal, Rajendra; Uniyal, D. P.; Singh, Manoj Kumar; Kumar, Neeraj

Advanced glycation
p. 1334 | Balasubramanyam, M.; Kulkarni, Mahesh J.

Commentary
Climate change and seed quality: an alarming issue in crop husbandry
p. 1336 | Maity, Aniruddha; Pramanik, Pragati

Where is our science Nobel?
p. 1339 | Varma, Ram K.

Scientific Correspondence
Open access Mycobacterium tuberculosis clone repository: a community resource by OSDD members
p. 1342 | Santhosh, R. S.; Tuteja, Amit; Basu, Soumashree; Subramanian, Aishwarya; Sundharraman, S.; Kumari, Anita; Vaidhyanathan, M.; Mohan, Athul; Mahalakshmi, R.; Shankaranarayanan, S.; Chordia, Shreyans; Divya, G.; Virmani, Akansha; Joshi, Kandarp; Yadav, Sishir Kumar; Charyulu, Lakshmi Narasimha; Savitha, R.; Ajithavalli, C.; Rajendran, Deepak; Raithatha, Kaamini; Alam, Sarfaraz; Gandhi, Swati; Kamath, Deepa; Sowmya, Suri; Wani, Tasaduq Hussain; Ahmad, Syed Sharique; Consortium, OSDD; Vijayalakshmi, M.; Bhardwaj, Anshu; Subodh, Swati

Green tea and pomegranate hull extracts as additives for biodiesel
p. 1346 | Nivetha, S.; Roy, D. Vetha

Application of molecular markers to appraise the genetic fidelity of Ceropegia spiralis, a threatened medicinal plant of South India
p. 1348 | Chavan, J. J.; Gaikwad, N. B.; Kshirsagar, P. R.; Umdale, S. D.; Bhat, K. V.; Dixit, G. B.; Yadav, S. R.

Did a cloud burst occur in Kedarnath during 16 and 17 June 2013?
p. 1351 | Mishra, Anoop; Srinivasan, J.

General Articles
National Knowledge Resource Consortium – a national gateway of S&T on-line resources for CSIR and DST laboratories
p. 1353 | Dasgupta, Abhijit

Towards achieving the Twelfth Plan target of green cover
p. 1358 | Chandrasekharan, Indrani; Bhatnagar, Barka; Menon, Urvana; Chandrasekharan, Bhagyam

Research Articles
P-type ATPase and MdrL efflux pump-mediated lead and multi-drug resistance in estuarine bacterial isolates
p. 1366 | Naik, Milind Mohan; Dubey, Santosh Kumar; Khanolkar, Dnyanada; D’Costa, Brenda

Soil moisture dynamics modelling enabled by hydraulic redistribution in multi-layer root zone
p. 1373 | Kumar, Rohitashw; Jat, Mahesh Kumar; Shankar, Vijay

Monitoring of great Himalayan glaciers in Patsio region, India using remote sensing and climatic observations
p. 1383 | Negi, H. S.; Saravana, G.; Rout, R.; Snehmani

Research Communication
Pharmacophore modelling and 3D-QSAR studies on antithrombotic activity of biphenyl analogues
p. 1393 | Jadhav, Aparna N.; Dash, Radha C.; Hirwani, Raj R.; Abdin, Malik Z.

Detection and size distribution analysis of ice floes near Antarctica using RISAT-1 imagery
p. 1400 | Srisudha, S.; Kumar, A. Senthil; Jain, D. S.; Dadhwal, V. K.

Clay carbon pools and their relationship with short-range order minerals: avenues to mitigate climate change?
p. 1404 | Chatterjee, Dibyendu; Datta, S. C.; Manjaiah, K. M.

Electrical resistivity tomography for groundwater exploration in a granitic terrain in NGRI campus
p. 1410 | Rai, S. N.; Thiagarajan, S.; Kumar, Dewashish; Dubey, K. M.; Rai, P. K.; Ramachandran, A.; Nithya, B.

Anti-venom potential of Pakistani medicinal plants: inhibition of anticoagulation activity of Naja naja karachiensis toxin
p. 1419 | Asad, Muhammad Hassham Hassan Bin; Razi, Muhammad Tahir; Durr-e-Sabih; Najamus-Saqib, Qazi; Nasim, Sheikh Jawad; Murtaza, Ghulam; Hussain, Izhar

The winter habitat selection of red panda (Ailurus fulgens) in the Meigu Dafengding National Nature Reserve, China
p. 1425 | Zhou, Xueyi; Jiao, Hongwei; Dou, Yansu; Aryal, Achyut; Hu, Jie; Hu, Jinchu; Meng, Xiuxiang

Book Reviews
Food Security in Asia. Amitava Mukherjee
p. 1430 | Kesavan, P. C.

40 Years of Berezinskii–Kosterlitz–Thouless Theory. Jorge V. José (ed.)
p. 1431 | Raychaudhuri, Pratap

Groundwater in Drylands of Rajasthan – Arwari Model of Management. Subhajyoti Das (ed.)
p. 1432 | Rangarajan, R.

Personal News
Banshidhar Pant (1923–2012)
p. 1434 | Bapat, Arun

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Situation Vacant - Tea Research Association
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Invitation of Proposals under Special Initiatives in Organic Chemistry - Science and Engineering Research Board
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Call for Nominations - Jawaharlal Nehru Science Fellowships
p. 1438

Skin Cells and Skin crafts an exhibition about the skin - swissnex, India
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Nominations for ‘Asutosh Mookerjee Fellowships of ISCA’ 2014–2015 - The Indian Science Congress Association
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Walk-in-Interview - Indian Institute of Horticultural Research
p. 1441

Sher-e-Kashmir, University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu
p. 1441

Faculty Positions in Neurosciences - Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
p. 1442

SERB School on Chemical Ecology
p. 1442

Back-to-Back Workshops (2–4 days each) for Data Analysis in Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics - IBAB
p. 1443

Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award for the Year 2013 - Department of Biotechnology
p. 1443

National Workshop on ‘Hands on Training on Techniques in Biotechnological Research’
p. 1444

Project Assistant - Karunya University
p. 1444

JRF/SRF - Birla Institute of Technology & Science
p. 1445

Offers - PERD Centre, Ahmedabad
p. 1445

Junior Research Fellow - Department of Biotechnology
p. 1445

Junior Research Fellow - Ch. Charan Singh University
p. 1445

Applications are invited in the prescribed form available online - Shivaji University
p. 1446

Junior Research Fellow - Department of Physics
p. 1446

Recruitment - Institute of Nano Science and Technology
p. 1446

Professors/Associate Professors/Assistant Professors - University of Hyderabad
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