Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 106 - Issue 02: 25 Jan, 2014
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0137

Guest Editorial
Inverting the pyramid of scientific hierarchy
p. 0139 | Shanker, Kartik

Correspondence
Tourism, tribes and tribulations in Andaman Islands
p. 0141 | Agoramoorthy, Govindasamy; Sivaperuman, Chandrakasan

Science, society and media: some perspectives
p. 0142 | Singh, Udayan

Participatory water management
p. 0142 | Naik, P.

Food colourants and health issues: are we aware?
p. 0143 | Siva, R.

Time to take a closer look at school-level science teaching
p. 0144 | Chakrabarti, Bhupati

Meeting Report
Seventy-ninth annual meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences
p. 0146 | Herlekar, Ipsita; Prakash, Megha

Thermophiles–2013
p. 0148 | Satyanarayana, T.

Opinion
Peer-reviewed, high-quality research publications from Indian academia
p. 0150 | Bhat, Jayarama D.; Venkateswara Sarma, V.

Commentary
Endosulfan issue: science verses conscience
p. 0152 | Mahapatro, G. K.; Panigrahi, Madhumita

Scientific Correspondence
Piezometric water-level conditions in Bangalore city, Karnataka, India
p. 0156 | Hegde, G. V.; Subhash Chandra, K. C.

Anomalous silver concentration in volcano-plutonic rocks of Siwana Ring Complex, Barmer district, Western Rajasthan
p. 0159 | Bidwai, Rajeev; Srinivasan, S.; Nanda, L. K.; Banerjee, Atanu; Bangroo, P. N.; Rai, A. K.; Parihar, P. S.

Occurrence of rare earth elements in parts of Nongpoh granite, Ri-Bhoi district, Meghalaya
p. 0162 | Sadiq, Mohd.; Umrao, Ravi Kumar; Dutta, J. C.

General Articles
Scientometric facts on international collaborative Indian publications
p. 0166 | Prakasan, E. R.; Mohan, Lalit; Girap, Priya; Surwase, Ganesh; Kademani, B. S.; Bhanumurthy, K.

Composite index for measuring sustainability of food systems in Punjab
p. 0170 | Nasir, Abdul; Toor, M. S.; Vatta, Kamal

Special Section: Science of the Himalaya
Intricacies of the Himalayan seismotectonics and seismogenesis: need for integrated research
p. 0176 | Mishra, O. P.

Seismotectonics of the great and large earthquakes in Himalaya
p. 0188 | Kayal, J. R.

Seismotectonic implications of strike–slip earthquakes in the Darjiling–Sikkim Himalaya
p. 0198 | Mukul, Malay; Jade, Sridevi; Ansari, Kutubuddin; Matin, Abdul

Active tectonics in the northwestern outer Himalaya: evidence of large-magnitude palaeoearthquakes in Pinjaur Dun and the Frontal Himalaya
p. 0211 | Philip, G.; Suresh, N.; Bhakuni, S. S.

Palaeogeographic significance of ‘Yasin-type’ rudist and orbitolinid fauna of the Shyok Suture Zone, Saltoro Hills, northern Ladakh, India
p. 0223 | Upadhyay, Rajeev

Active fault study along foothill zone of Kumaun Sub-Himalaya: influence on landscape shaping and drainage evolution
p. 0229 | Malik, Javed N.; Shah, Afroz A.; Naik, Sambit P.; Sahoo, Santiswarup; Okumura, Koji; Patra, Nihar R.

Observed changes in Himalayan glaciers
p. 0237 | Kulkarni, Anil V.; Karyakarte, Yogesh

Climate footprints in the Late Quaternary–Holocene landforms of Dun Valley, NW Himalaya, India
p. 0245 | Pandey, Anand K.; Pandey, Prabha; Singh, Guru Dayal; Juyal, Navin

When did India–Asia collide and make the Himalaya?
p. 0254 | Jain, A. K.

Research Articles
Lectin conjugated gastro-retentive microspheres of amoxicillin for effective treatment of Helicobacter pylori
p. 0267 | Jain, Sunil K.; Gupta, Mukesh; Sahoo, Ashok K.; Pandey, Aditya N.; Jain, Akhlesh K.

Research Communication
Revisiting Kirkpatrick's model - an evaluation of an academic training course
p. 0272 | Rajeev, P.; Madan, M. S.; Jayarajan, K.

Research Articles
Plant species diversity in unmanaged moist deciduous forest of Northern India
p. 0277 | Gautam, Mukesh K.; Manhas, Rajesh K.; Tripathi, Ashutosh K.

Research Communication
What makes India such a good indenter?
p. 0288 | Srivastava, Hari B.; Cobbold, P. R.

Transforming to hydrological modelling approach for long-term water resources assessment under climate change scenario – a case study of the Godavari Basin, India
p. 0293 | Durga Rao, K. H. V.; Venkateshwar Rao, V.; Dadhwal, V. K.; Sharma, J. R.; Jyothsna, R.

Screening of soil for assessment of toxicity of heavy metals to organisms
p. 0300 | Saha, J. K.; Panwar, N.

Living Legends in Indian Science
A doyen of Indian botanists: H. Y. Mohan Ram
p. 0305 | Maheshwari, Ramesh; Shivanna, K. R.; Dore Swamy, R.; Sankara Rao, K.; Mathur, Gita

Book Reviews
M.S. Swaminathan in Conversation. Nitya Rao
p. 0310 | Mehta, M. H.

Discovering the Human Connectome. Olaf Sporns
p. 0311 | Ray, Supratim

Himalaya: Mountains of Life. Kamal Bawa and Sandesh Kadur
p. 0312 | Joshi, Jahnavi; Naniwadekar, Rohit; Kunte, Krushnamegh

Kumudavathy River Rejuvenation Project. Y. Lingaraju, Sri Janardhan and Sri Abhilash
p. 0313 | Das, Subhajyoti

Historical Notes
Swami Vivekananda’s interaction with scientists and his appreciation of them: celebrating his 150th birth anniversary
p. 0315 | Dwivedi, B. N.

Academy News
Indian Academy of Sciences elects new Fellows – 2014
p. 0318

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Bhuvan - National Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad
p. 0321

Indo-UK Joint Workshop on ‘Plant Molecular Farming-II’ - UKIERI
p. 0322

INSPIRE Faculty Scheme - Department of Science and Technology
p. 0323

New and Bestsellers - Hindustan Book Agency
p. 0324

Junior Research Fellow - North-Eastern Hill University
p. 0325

Associate Scientist, Research Associate and Research Assistant - IMGENEX India Pvt Ltd
p. 0325

Junior Research Fellow - VIT University
p. 0326

Junior Research Fellow - SRM University
p. 0326

Fellow Programme in Management (Doctoral Level) - Indian Institute of Forest Management
p. 0327

DST-SERB School on Basics of Atmospheric Sciences - Sri Venkateswara University
p. 0327

Faculty Recruitment – Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 0328

TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS INCUBATOR - SHRIRAM INSTITUTE
p. 0328

Junior Research Fellow - Bihar Agricultural University
p. 0329

International Seminar on Magmatism, Tectonism and Mineralization - Kumaun University
p. 0329

Junior Research Fellow - University of Calcutta
p. 0329

Junior Research Fellow - Shoolini University
p. 0329

Courses at Gubbi Labs
p. 0330

National Seminar - Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Guwahati
p. 0330

Four Senior Postdoctoral Research Associate Positions - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
p. 0331

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