Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 109 - Issue 2: 25 Jul, 2015
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0234

Guest Editorial
Impetus to hydrology
p. 0235 | Mujumdar, P. P.

Correspondence
BARC and nuclear science in India –reflections of a nuclear scientist†
p. 0237 | Ramamurthy, V. S.

Second Swadeshi Science Nobel Prize – a mirage?
p. 0238 | Sharma, Om P.

Maternal iron supplementation: one size does not fit all
p. 0239 | Menon, Kavitha C. S.; Skeaff, Sheila A.; Zodpey, Sanjay

News
Celebrating the sciences
p. 0241

In Conversation
Deborah Blum
p. 0242 | Malhotra, Richa

Opinion
Matrix for a smart city
p. 0242 | Goswami, Prashant

Commentary
Chuskor: an indigenous watermill for sustainable resource utilization by the Monpa tribes of Arunachal Pradesh, India
p. 0247 | Tsering, Gendan; Nimasow, Gibji; Nimasow, Oyi Dai

South Asian Intellectual Property Knowledge Network – promoting intellectual property rights education in India and other countries
p. 0251 | Jana, Tarakanta

Scientific Correspondence
Thermal neutron flux measurements using lithium carbonate and liquid scintillation counting system
p. 0253 | Kolekar, R.V.; Kumar, Rajiv; Reddy, Priyanka; Singh, Rajvir; Pradeepkumar, K.S; Bhade, S. P. D.

Biosynthesis of copper nanoparticles using aqueous extract of Eucalyptussp. plant leaves
p. 0255 | Kulkarni, Vasudeo; Suryawanshi, Sampat; Kulkarni, Pramod

Breeding record of Indian vulture (Gyps indicus) in Moyar Valley, Tamil Nadu, India
p. 0258 | Venkitachalam, R.; Senthilnathan, S.

General Articles
Einstein is Newton with space curved
p. 0260 | Dadhich, Naresh

Segmenting visitors encountered at sacred sites based on travelling motivations and constraints
p. 0265 | Drule, Alexandra M.; Băcilă,, Mihai F.; Ciornea, Raluca; Chiş, Alexandru

Review Articles
Tectonic framework and evolutionary history of the Bengal Basin in the Indian subcontinent
p. 0271 | Roy, A.B.; Chatterjee, Alokesh

Research Articles
Dynamical formalism for assessment and projection of carrying capacity in different socio-climatic scenarios
p. 0280 | Goswami, Prashant; Nishad, Shiv Narayan

COHERENS: a hydrodynamic model validated for the west coast of India
p. 0288 | John, Betty; Saheed, P. P.; Franca, Carlos; Vethamony, P.; Campos, Edmo J. D.

Performance evaluation of riverbank filtration scheme
p. 0301 | Ghosh, Narayan C.; Khatania, Saroj Kumari; Indwar, Shashi Poonam; Sandhu, Cornelius S. S.; Jain, C. K.; Mittal, Sanjay; Goel, Rakesh

Hydrogeochemical assessment of River Jhelum and its tributaries for domestic and irrigation purposes, Kashmir valley, India
p. 0311 | Mir, Riyaz Ahmad; Jeelani, Gh

Prey abundance and leopard diet in a plantation and rainforest landscape, Anamalai Hills, Western Ghats
p. 0323 | Sidhu, Swati; Raman, T. R. Shankar; Mudappa, Divya

Research Communication
Implication of Mössbauer spectra on the mixing model of eucrites and diogenites(resulting in howardites)
p. 0331 | Bhatia, Beena; Patel, K.R.; Tripathi, R.P; Layek, S.; Verma, H.C.

A new direct retrieval method of refractive index for the metamaterial
p. 0337 | Islam, Sikder Sunbeam; Faruque, Mohammad Rashed Iqbal; Islam, Mohammad Tariqul

Impacts of rice intensification system on two C. D. blocks of Barddhaman district, West Bengal
p. 0342 | Ghosh, Biswajit; Chakma, Namita

Assessment of coastal erosion along the Indian coast on 1:25,000 scale using satellite data of 1989–1991 and 2004–2006 time frames
p. 0347 | Rajawat, A. S.; Chauhan, H. B.; Ratheesh, R.; Rode, S.; Bhanderi, R. J.; Mahapatra, M.; Kumar, Mohit; Yadav, R.; Abraham, S. P.; Singh, S. S.; Keshri, K. N.; Ajai

Heavy rainfall in the Kedarnath valley of Uttarakhand during the advancing monsoon phase in June 2013
p. 0353 | Sikka, D.R.; Ray, Kamaljit; Chakravarthy, Kalyan; Bhan, S.C.; Tyagi, Ajit

Patch fidelity in Camponotus compressus ants foraging on honeydew secreted by treehoppers
p. 0362 | Nettimi, Ravindra Palavalli; Iyer, Priya

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Plant Biology, 2014. Sabeeha S. Merchant, Winslow R. Briggs and Donald Ort (eds).
p. 0367 | Chakraborty, Navjyoti; Raghuram, Nandula

Topics in Functional Analysis and Applications. S. Kesavan. New Age International (P)
p. 0368 | Bhattacharyya, Tirthankar

Personal News
Charles Mark Correa (1930–2015)
p. 0370 | Jaisim, Ashwini; Jaisim, Krishna Rao

Historical Notes
Khalkattapatna port: the lost archaeological heritage of Odisha, east coast of India
p. 0372 | Tripati, Sila; Murali, R. Mani; Seelam, Jaya Kumar; Behera, Rudra Prasad; Choudhury, Richa; Pradhan, Atula Kumar

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