Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 108 - Issue 03: 10 Feb, 2015
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0309

Guest Editorial
Social dimensions of India’s space programme
p. 0310 | Kasturirangan, K.; Joglekar, Madhura D.

Why Indians and not Chinese prefer USA for STEM?
p. 0313 | Sarkar, Jaimini

Do we lack courage in research?
p. 0313 | Chaddah, P.

Association of citrus bacterial canker pustules with leafminer (Phyllocnistis citrella) tunnels in Iran
p. 0314 | Mirzaee, M. R.

Meeting Report
Science and policy
p. 0316 | Mukhopadhyay, Ranadhir

Geology of the Shillong Plateau and the Brahmaputra Valley
p. 0317 | Mukhopadhyay, D.

Need for objective, quantitative and inclusive performance matrix for research design
p. 0320 | Goswami, P.

The future of mathematics publishing
p. 0322 | Bhatia, Rajendra

Scientific Correspondence
Applications of satellite derived meso-scale features and in-situ bycatch to understand sea turtle habitats along the Indian Coast
p. 0326 | Bhatpuria, Dhyey; Solanki, H. U.; Varghese, Sijo; Chauhan, Prakash

Occurrence of Vertebraria indica (Unger) Feistmantel, 1877 – an evidence for coal-forming vegetation in Kothagudem area, Godavari Graben, Telangana
p. 0330 | Joshi, Arun; Tewari, Rajni; Agnihotri, Deepa; Pillai, S. S. K.; Jain, R. K.

General Articles
Financial reporting and mimetic theory for small and medium enterprises
p. 0334 | Deaconu, Adela; Buiga, Anuta

Review Articles
Raman and mid-infrared spectroscopic imaging: applications and advancements
p. 0341 | Gautam, Rekha; Samuel, Ashok; Sil, Sanchita; Chaturvedi, Deepika; Dutta, Abhaya; Ariese, Freek; Umapathy, Siva

Success factors of public funded R&D projects
p. 0357 | Nagesh, D. S.; Thomas, Sam

Research Articles
Interaction of glycyrrhizin with human haemoglobin
p. 0364 | Sil, Rajarshi; Sen, Subhrojit; Chakraborti, Abhay Sankar

Self-extinguishable ligno-cellulosic fabric using banana pseudostem sap
p. 0372 | Basak, S.; Samanta, Kartick K.; Chattopadhyay, S. K.; Narkar, R.

X-ray diffraction studies of some structurally modified Indian coals and their correlation with petrographic parameters
p. 0384 | Boral, Prabal; Varma, Atul K.; Maity, Sudip

Detecting appropriate groundwater-level trends for safe groundwater development
p. 0395 | Gokhale, Rahul; Sohoni, Milind

Research Communication
Surface current and wave measurement during cyclone Phailin by high frequency radars along the Indian coast
p. 0405 | John, Manu; Jena, Basanta Kumar; Sivakholundu, K. M.

Active channel systems in the middle Indus fan: results from high-resolution bathymetry surveys
p. 0409 | Mishra, Ravi; Pandey, D. K.; Ramesh, P.; SK-306, Shipboard Scientific Party

Application of nonlinear geostatistical indicator kriging in lithological categorization of an iron ore deposit
p. 0413 | Rao, V. Kameshwara; Narayana, A. C.

Chip size characterization for selecting optimum production parameters of surface miner operating in a coal mine
p. 0422 | Prakash, A.; Murthy, V. M. S. R.; Singh, K. B.

Delineating coal seams and establishing water tightness by electrical resistivity imaging
p. 0427 | Rao, Ch. Subba; Majumder, M.; Roy, J.; Chaudhari, M. S.; Ramteke, R. S.

High mobility of aluminium in Gomati River Basin: implications to human health
p. 0434 | Jigyasu, Dharmendra Kumar; Kuvar, Rohit; Srivastava, Nupur; Singh, Sandeep; Singh, Indra Bir; Singh, Munendra

Oxyhalide disinfection by-products in packaged drinking water and their associated risk
p. 0438 | Saradhi, I. V.; Sharma, S.; Prathibha, P.; Pandit, G. G.

Book Reviews
Mathematics for the Life Sciences. Erin N. Bodine, Suzanne Lenhart and Louis J. Gross
p. 0439 | Sikdar, S. K.

Mathematical Physics. P. K. Chattopadhyay
p. 0440 | Chaturvedi, S.

Life and Work of Visionary Chemists. Gopalpur Nagendrappa
p. 0441 | Deo, Aditi; Hazra, Anirban

Personal News
B. M. Udgaonkar (1927–2014)
p. 0444 | Roy, D. P.

B. M. Udgaonkar (1927–2014)
p. 0445 | Kumar, Arvind

Academy News
Indian Academy of Sciences elects new Fellows – 2015
p. 0447

Call for Proposals - Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
p. 0448

Inspire Faculty Award. INSPIRE Faculty Award Scheme - Ministry of Science and Technology
p. 0449

Nationwide Call for Research Proposals 'Drugs from the Sea' - Ministry of Earth Sciences
p. 0450

Science Academies’ Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 0451

Science Academies’ Seventieth Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 0452

p. 0453

Undergraduate Programme: Admissions for 2015 - INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE
p. 0453

Junior Research Fellowship - Department of Physics and Astronomy
p. 0454

Undergraduate Summer Research Internship - Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 0454

Nominations Invited for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes for Science and Technology – 2015
p. 0455

Senior Research Fellow - Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 0455

Admission to Ph.D. M.Tech. and PGDIIT Programmes - Indian Institute of Technology
p. 0455

Senior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology
p. 0456

ATREE Summer School on Water and Society
p. 0456

Junior Research Fellowship - Manipal University
p. 0456

Nominations for the Annual Young Scientist Award 2014 - A V Rama Rao Research Foundation
p. 0457

Junior Research Fellowship - Institute of Chemical Technology
p. 0457

p. 0457

Announces Call for Proposals - Biotechnology Industry Research Associate Council
p. 0458

Statistics and Society - International Statistical Institute’s Outreach Committee for South Asia
p. 0459

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