Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 106 - Issue 05: 10 Mar, 2014
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0646

Guest Editorial
Traditional knowledge, wisdom and Ayurceuticals interfacing with modern science – a boon for a healthy India tomorrow
p. 0647 | Prakash, V.

The world of research according to Science and Engineering Indicators 2014
p. 0649 | Prathap, Gagan

Lessons from the recent publication scams
p. 0649 | Shah, A. A.

Shall we continue to inhale diesel exhaust – a potential human carcinogen
p. 0651 | Tripathy, Jaya Prasad

Ganga Basin
p. 0651 | Pandit, Chetan

Response by
p. 0652 | Jain, Sharad K.

The world of rock art
p. 0654 | Mahabaleswara, T. D.

Drainage and dewetting of the tear film
p. 0655 | Soumya, K. V.

Meeting Report
Resonance: bringing together disciplines
p. 0655 | Chugh, Mayank

Non-coding genomics
p. 0657 | Sunil, Meeta; Jinsha, K.

Need for strengthening mountain-specific research
p. 0659 | Negi, G. C. S.; Rawal, Ranbeer S.; Sharma, S.; Kumar, Kireet; Dhyani, P. P.

Mars Orbiter Mission prepared to photograph Mars: some results from Earth Imaging Experiment
p. 0661 | Arya, A. S.; Kumar, A. S. Kiran

In Conversation
Shiraz Minwalla
p. 0662 | Kaviraj, Apratim

What makes Gujarat a hotspot for solar energy investments?
p. 0665 | Yenneti, Komalirani

Occupational health hazard in India: need for surveillance and research
p. 0668 | Tripathy, Jaya Prasad

Defining malnutrition in India: how much is too little, how much is too much?
p. 0670 | Chakraborty, Raja; Bose, Kaushik

Scientific Correspondence
Lichen colonization on nylon net houses in Surya-kunj Nature Interpretation site, Kosi-Katarmal, Almora, Uttarakhand
p. 0673 | Joshi, Yogesh; Bhakuni, Geetanjali; Bisht, Deepa; Tripathi, Manish; Bisht, Kapil; Upadhyay, Shashi; Chandra, Krishna; Rawal, Ranbeer S.

Impact of Prosopis juliflora on nesting success of breeding wetland birds at Vettangudi Bird Sanctuary, South India
p. 0676 | Chandrasekaran, S.; Saraswathy, K.; Saravanan, S.; Kamaladhasan, N.; Arun Nagendran, N.

Excessively large-scale slumping of Sajnekhali creek banks in the Sundarban delta mangrove complex: a consequence of rising sea
p. 0679 | De, Chandreyee

General Articles
Indian economics and Indian scholarly publishing: is there room for Current Science?
p. 0681 | Kozak, Marcin; Iefremova, Olesia; Stopa, Mateusz; Hartley, James

The impact of inter-, trans- and multidisciplinarity on modern taxonomy of sciences
p. 0685 | Săvoiu, Gheorghe

Falling through the cracks and bridging the gap – India and USA showing similar trends
p. 0691 | Chatterjee, Jayanta

Research Articles
Effect of record length and recent past events on extreme precipitation analysis
p. 0698 | Jagtap, R. S.

One-dimensional hydrodynamic modelling of flooding and stage hydrographs in the lower Tapi River in India
p. 0708 | Timbadiya, P. V.; Patel, P. L.; Porey, P. D.

Human role in shaping the hydromorphology of Himalayan rivers: study of the Tista River in Darjeeling Himalaya
p. 0717 | Wiejaczka, Łukasz; Bucała, Anna; Sarkar, Subir

Research Communications
Hemolytic activity of mycobacterial TlyA (Rv1694) is independent of its rRNA methylation activity
p. 0725 | Aejazur Rahman, Md.; Krishnasastry, Musti V.

Quantification of Sugarcane yellow leaf virus in in vitro plantlets and asymptomatic plants of sugarcane by RT-qPCR
p. 0729 | Chinnaraja, C.; Viswanathan, R.; Sathyabhama, M.; Parameswari, B.; Bagyalakshmi, K.; Malathi, P.; Neelamathi, D.

Chir pine ring-width thermometry in western Himalaya, India
p. 0735 | Singh, Jayendra; Yadav, Ram R.

Long-term deterioration of water quality of the Mvoti Estuary, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
p. 0739 | Sukdeo, Prisha; Pillay, Srinivasan; Ballabh, Hari

Ultrastructure of the focus region of the regenerated cycloid scale of an exotic fish, Cyprinus carpio communis L. as a possible key to comprehensive understanding of populations
p. 0744 | Johal, M. S.; Rawal, Y. K.; Kaur, Apneet; Kaur, Amandeep

Living Legends in Indian Science
T. N. Ananthakrishnan
p. 0749 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

Book Reviews
Illustrated Genera of Smut Fungi. Kalman Vanky
p. 0754 | Sharma, N. D.

Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit. Daniel Quinn
p. 0755 | Joshi, Kalpesh

Applied Solid State Physics: A Text-book on Materials Science. M. R. Srinivasan
p. 0757 | Narasimhan, K. L.

Personal News
Shyam Swarup Agarwal (1941–2013)
p. 0758 | Anand, Nitya

Historical Notes
Brajendra Nath Seal – a sesquicentenary birth anniversary tribute
p. 0760 | Gupta, Sujata; Gupta, Prabir K.; Gupta, Supratim

Admission for Research Scholars Program – I – 2014 - CDFD
p. 0763

NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Awards for the Year 2014 - The National Academy of Sciences, India
p. 0765

Application Oriented Innovations Covering Both Physical and Biological Sciences - The National Academy of Sciences, India
p. 0766

United States - India Educational Foundation
p. 0767

Sixty-First Science Academies’ Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 0768

Nominations for National Women Bioscientist Awards: 2013 - Department of Biotechnology
p. 0769

Doctoral Programme - National Institute of Advanced Studies
p. 0770

Call for Proposals - Ministry of Environment and Forests
p. 0771

Ph.D. Programme in Science Education 2014 - Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education
p. 0772

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to M.Tech. - Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences
p. 0773

Junior Research Fellow and Technical Assistant Position - Department of Environmental Sciences
p. 0773

Nominations Invited for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes for Science and Technology – 2014
p. 0774

Invites applications (Continuous Induction Program) - Department of Biotechnology
p. 0774

Interested groups of scientists/researchers - Bose Institute
p. 0775

Junior Research Fellow - Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering
p. 0775

Nominations are invited for the Shri Hari Om Ashram Prerit Dr Vikram Sarabhai Research Awards and PRL Award - Physical Research Laboratory
p. 0776

Research Fellowships - Earth Science System Organization
p. 0776

Faculty Positions - Manipal University
p. 0777

16th Annual Workshop on Advanced Immunological, Molecular and Animal Cell Culture Techniques - Central India Institute of Medical Sciences
p. 0777

Junior Research Fellow - M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology
p. 0778

Summer Training Programmes - Bio Focus Research Centre
p. 0778

Recruitment for the Post of Director at UPASI Tea Research Foundation
p. 0778

JRF/SRF positions - Birla Institute of Technology and Science
p. 0778

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