Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 110 - Issue 02: 25 Jan, 2016
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0126

Guest Editorial
Achieving the sustainable development goals
p. 0127 | Swaminathan, M. S.; Kesavan, P. C.

Correspondence
Regulated animal dissections in Indian curricula as a measure to control invasive species
p. 0129 | Padhye, Sameer Mukund; Kulkarni, Siddharth

Some ailments in physics education in the country
p. 0129 | Chakrabarti, Bhupati

S&T R&D in Indian academia
p. 0130 | Subbarao, E. C.

Knowledge dissemination in earth system science in India
p. 0131 | Warrior, Hari

Contemporary teaching and research
p. 0132 | Dutta, Himangshu; Dutta, Angshu

Response by
p. 0133 | Chaudhuri, Basab

In Conversation
Raimond Winslow
p. 0134 | Ramaswamy, Rajashree; Gopal, Swetha

Meeting Report
Mycorrhizal integration across continents and scales
p. 0137 | Sharmah, D.; Manoharachary, C.

Earthquake hazard
p. 0138 | Wanchoo, S. K.; Mitra, Supriyo

Climate change adaptation in the north eastern region of India: issues and options
p. 0139 | Samal, Prasanna K.; Kanwal, K. S.; Pande, Kireet Kumar; Dhyani, P. P.

Commentary
The Indo-US nuclear deal – a decade after
p. 0141 | Ramamurthy, V. S.

Essential oils of traditionally used aromatic plants as green shelf-life enhancers for herbal raw materials from microbial contamination and oxidative deterioration
p. 0143 | Dwivedy, Abhishek Kumar; Kedia, Akash; Kumar, Manoj; Dubey, N. K.

Scientific Correspondence
Efficient PCR-based epitope gene tagging in Schizosaccharomyces pombe
p. 0146 | Shukla, Poonam; Singh, Balveer; Saini, Ashok; Jyotsna; Haldar, Swati; Singh, Jagmohan

A new population of ,em>Santalum album L. (sandalwood) from Agali Forest Range, Kerala, India
p. 0148 | Sreejith, K. A.; Sreekumar, V. B.; Nirmesh, T. K.; Suganthasakthivel, R.

Thermal anomaly from NOAA data for the Nepal earthquake
p. 0150 | Baral, S. S.; Sharma, K.; Saraf, A. K.; Das, J.; Singh, G.; Borgohain, S.; Kar, E.

Delineation of buried channels of Bharathappuzha by single-channel shallow seismic survey
p. 0153 | Shareef, N. M.; Mukhopadyay, Raja; Sivasamy, A.; Neelakantarama, J. M.; Durgaprasad, P.; Varghese, Saju

Sleeping site selection in wild stump-tailed macaques
p. 0157 | Zothansiama; Solanki, G. S.

General Articles
The AICTE review: an opportunity for engineering education reform
p. 0159 | Sohoni, Milind
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i2/159-166

India’s intellectual property-based biomedical start-ups
p. 0167 | Saberwal, Gayatri
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i2/167-171

Review Articles
Association between serum tumour necrosis factor-α concentrations and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
p. 0172 | Xiong, Xiao-feng; Wei, Jia; Lin, Yi-hua; Cheng, De-yun
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i2/172-179

Research Articles
Behaviour of biomass multicomponent ashes as adsorbents
p. 0180 | Deokar, Sunil K.; Mandavgane, Sachin A.; Kulkarni, Bhaskar D.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i2/180-186

Potent antitumour activity of (–)epigallocatechin gallate: indications from in vitro, in vivo and in silico studies
p. 0187 | Narayanan, Samarendra; Ramchandran, Balaji; Rajendiran, Satheesh; Chandra, Sarbani; Tiwari, Atul; Rajarethinam, Ravisankar; Vasudev, Ramesh Kureeckal
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i2/187-195

Zinc solubilizing bacterial isolates from the agricultural fields of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
p. 0196 | Sunithakumari, K.; Devi, S. N. Padma; Vasandha, S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i2/196-205

Variation in allometric shell growth and relationship with sexual size dimorphism in repatriated Indian star tortoises (Geochelone elegans) (Reptilia: Testudinidae)
p. 0206 | Narayanan, Abhishek
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i2/206-213

Research Communication
Long-term performance assessment of nuclear waste and natural glasses in the geological repository: a geochemical modelling
p. 0214 | Rani, Nishi; Shrivastava, J. P.; Bajpai, R. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i2/214-219

Remote sensing and GIS-based suitability modeling of medicinal plant (Taxus baccata Linn.) in Tawang district, Arunachal Pradesh, India
p. 0219 | Nimasow, Gibji; Nimasow, Oyi Dai; Rawat, Jawan Singh; Tsering, Gendan; Litin, Takom
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i2/219-227

Variation in the phytotoxic activity of Tinospora tuberculata extracts as influenced by solvent type and chemical profile
p. 0228 | Aslani, Farzad; Juraimi, Abdul Shukor; Ahmad-Hamdani, Muhammad Saiful; Hashemi, Farahnaz Sadat Golestan; Alam, Md Amirul; Omar, Dzolkhifli; Uddin, Md. Kamal; Hakim, Md. Abdul
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i2/228-234

Reproductive biology of Elaeocarpus blascoi Weibel, an endemic and endangered tree species of Palni Hills, Western Ghats, India
p. 0234 | Ramasubbu, R.; Irudhyaraj, D. Felix
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i2/234-240

Soil information system: web-based solution for agricultural land-use planning
p. 0241 | Bhattacharyya, Tapas; Wani, S. P.; Chandran, P.; Tiwary, P.; Pal, D. K.; Sahrawat, K. L.; Velayutham, M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i2/241-245

An efficient method for digital imaging of ancient stone inscriptions
p. 0245 | Bhuvaneswari, G.; Bharathi, V. Subbiah
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i2/245-250

Effect of nectar reabsorption on plant nectar investment in Cerasus cerasoides
p. 0251 | Dong, Kun; Dong, Yan; Su, Rui; Zhang, Jingli; Qing, Zhuo; Yang, Xiaochen; Ren, Xiaoxiao; Ma, Yingbin; He, Shaoyu
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i2/251-256

Book Reviews
Valuing Health Systems: A Framework for Low and Middle Income Countries, Charles Collins and Andrew Green
p. 0257 | Bisht, Ramila; Sodhi, Chhavi

Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry, 2014, R. Graham Cooks and Jeanne E. Pemberton (eds)
p. 0259 | Mazumdar, Shyamalava

Algal Biotechnology and Environment, Dinabandhu Sahoo and B. D. Kaushik (eds)
p. 0261 | Ravishankar, G. A.

Personal News
Venkataraman Jagannathan (1921–2015)
p. 0263 | Deshpande, M. V.

Academy News
Indian Academy of Sciences elects new Fellows – 2016
p. 0264

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Call for Applications – January 2016 (Session – I) - Ministry of Science and Technology
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Training Programme on Insect and Mite Taxonomy - University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru
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