Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 107 - Issue 07: 10 Oct, 2014
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 1086

Guest Editorial
Mathematics for the billion
p. 1087 | Nityananda, Rajaram

Correspondence
Declare 2015–2024 the ‘Decade of disaster prevention in India’
p. 1089 | Bhandari, R. K.

Biochar as carbon negative in carbon credit under changing climate
p. 1090 | Das, Shaon Kumar; Avasthe, R. K.; Singh, Raghavendra; Babu, Subhash

Research and policy disconnect for heat wave deaths in India
p. 1091 | Azhar, Gulrez Shah; Rajiva, Ajit; Dutta, Priya; Mavalankar, Dileep

Budget allocation to state S&T councils
p. 1092 | Joshi, Kirti; Singh, Manoj K.; Dobhal, Rajendra

Why not all research data be on Open Access?
p. 1093 | Tauro, P.; Rao, A. S.

Inland mangroves of the world
p. 1094 | Patel, Pratiksha

Response by
p. 1094 | Tripathi, Nimisha; Singh, Raj S.

News
Scientific exploration of Mars by first Indian interplanetary space probe: Mars Orbiter Mission
p. 1096 | Kumar, A. S. Kiran; Chauhan, Prakash

Meeting Report
Technological empowerment of women and scientific paper writing
p. 1097 | Dobhal, Rajendra; Uniyal, D. P.; Singh, Manoj K.; Aswal, J. S.; Bhardwaj, Kailash N.; Kumar, Neeraj

Blood and blood products; Laws by letters and spirit
p. 1098 | Ghosh, Debosree

Cochlear implant – a boon for deaf people
p. 1099 | Sheth, Parul R.

Commentary
Are we foregoing quality in favour of quantity?
p. 1101 | Bang, Alok

Opinion
Some observations on a report on scientometric analysis on Botanical Survey of India
p. 1103 | Venu, P.; Sanjappa, M.

Research News
Fruit power: pomegranate helps fight Hepatitis C infection
p. 1105 | Herlekar, Ipsita

Scientific Correspondence
First observations of transient luminous events in Indian sub-continent
p. 1107 | Singh, Rajesh; Maurya, Ajeet K.; Veenadhari, B.; Gokani, Sneha A.; Selvakumaran, R.; Cohen, Morris B.; Chanrion, Olivier; Neubert, Torsten

Nutritional properties of minor millets: neglected cereals with potentials to combat malnutrition
p. 1109 | Chandel, Girish; Meena, Rakesh Kumar; Dubey, Mahima; Kumar, Mamta

General Articles
Consortium for e-resources in agriculture: qualitative and quantitative perspectives
p. 1112 | Singh, Nirmal

A sustainable solution for safe drinking water through bank filtration technology in Uttarakhand, India
p. 1118 | Sharma, Bhavtosh; Uniyal, D. P.; Dobhal, Rajendra; Kimothi, P. C.; Grischek, T.

Research Articles
Dredging maintenance plan for the Kolkata port, India
p. 1125 | Bhaskaran, Prasad K.; Mangalagiri, Swetha; Bonthu, Subbareddy

Evaluation of heterogeneous aquifers in hard rocks from resistivity sounding data in parts of Kalmeshwar taluk of Nagpur district, India
p. 1137 | Kumar, Dewashish; Rai, S. N.; Thiagarajan, S.; Kumari, Y. Ratna

Research Communication
New experimental approach on charging technique of helium surface over rectangular electrodes at cryogenic temperature
p. 1146 | Thakur, Ram-Krishna; Leiderer, Paul

Greenhouse gas emission and soil properties as influenced by wheat biomass burning in Vertisols of central India
p. 1150 | Lenka, Sangeeta; Lenka, Narendra K.; Singh, R. C.; Rao, A. Subba; Kundu, S.; Raghuwansi, Jyothi; Patidar, C. P.

Energy resources and mid-continental (stable continental region) earthquakes over India: association with mantle plume-affected regions
p. 1154 | Raval, U.; Veeraswamy, K.

Distribution of major and trace elements of a sediment core from the eastern Arabian Sea and its environmental significance
p. 1161 | Sruthi, K. V.; Kurian, P. J.; Rajani, P. R.

Earliest dates and implications of Microlithic industries of Late Pleistocene from Mahadebbera and Kana, Purulia district, West Bengal
p. 1167 | Basak, Bishnupriya; Srivastava, Pradeep; Dasgupta, Sujit; Kumar, Anil; Rajaguru, S.N

New host races of Aphis gossypii (Insecta: Hemiptera: Aphididae) from northeast India
p. 1172 | Agarwala, B. K.; Choudhuri, Parichita Ray

Determination of the state of origin of the writer from the class characteristics in English handwriting
p. 1177 | Shah, Daxa J.; Dahiya, M. S.

Living Legends in Indian Science
Coluthur Gopalan: a legend in nutrition science
p. 1184 | Krishnaswamy, Kamala; Bamji, Mahtab S.

Book Reviews
Zoonotic Diseases. Sukdeb Nandi
p. 1190 | John, T. Jacob

Squaring the Circle – Seven Steps to Indian Renaissance. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam in dialogue with Arun Tiwari
p. 1191 | Chandrashekar, S

Breeding and Biotechnology of Tea and its Wild Species. Tapan Kumar Mondal
p. 1193 | Barthakur, S.

Historical Notes
Choosing Raman’s successor for Raman Research Institute
p. 1194 | Kochhar, Rajesh

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27th Kerala Science Congress
p. 1201

Plant Metabolomics: Methodology and Applications - University of Hyderabad
p. 1202

Junior Research Fellowship - Mahatma Gandhi University
p. 1202

Short term training course on Molecular Endocrine Techniques - Department of Biotechnology
p. 1203

Executive Marketing - IMAGENEX INDIA
p. 1203

Training Workshop on Green and Sustainable Technologies - The RETREAT, TERI Gram
p. 1204

Call for Abstracts - Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
p. 1204

Junior Research Fellow - Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics
p. 1205

The Society of Polymer Science, India
p. 1205

INDIAN BIODIVERSITY CONGRESS (IBC 2014)
p. 1206

UGC-Networking Resource Centre Eleventh Teacher/Researcher Training Workshop on ‘Teaching and Learning Genetics with Drosophila’ at Indian Institute of Science
p. 1206

Junior Research Fellowship - National Institute of Technology, Warangal
p. 1207

Junior Research Fellowship - K.K. Birla Goa Campus
p. 1207

Visiting Scientists - Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
p. 1207

Underutilized and Wild Edible Plants of India – ‘Future Crops’ - University of Kerala
p. 1208

Junior Research Fellowship - Department of Geology
p. 1208

Project Staff - Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology
p. 1208

Junior Research Fellow/Project Assistant Level II - CSIR-Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute
p. 1208

Project Fellow Position - Bundelkhand University, Jhansi
p. 1209

Project Fellow and Technical Assistant - Rajalakshmi Engineering College
p. 1209

Senior Research Fellow - Rajalakshmi Engineering College
p. 1209

Cognitive Science Research Initiative (CSRI) - Department of Science and Technology
p. 1210

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