Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 118 - Issue 03: 10 Feb, 2020
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In this issue
p. 0330

Guest Editorial
100 Years of Biochemistry at the Indian Institute of Science
p. 0331 | Rangarajan, Pundi N.

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 0333

Meeting Report
Towards a sustainable water future
p. 0337 | Pawar, Pratik; Priya, S.

In Conversation
Ken Ono
p. 0339 | Bhattacharyya, Tirthankar

Research News
Exploring North East India’s non-mulberry silk based bioinks for three dimensional bioprinting
p. 0345 | Konwarh, Rocktotpal

Commentary
Science and innovation in the 21st century: new paradigms and challenges for policy design
p. 0348 | Bhattacharya, Sujit

Scientific Correspondence
Uraninite-bearing leucosomes from migmatites of Chhotanagpur Granite Gneiss Complex, Karke area, Garhwa district, Jharkhand, India
p. 0350 | Kushwaha, A. P.; Upadhyay, S. P.; Nautiyal, Kuldeep; Raju, B. V. S. N.; Sinha, D. K.

General Articles
Eleven years of Dr D. S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme of the University Grants Commission
p. 0352 | Kale, Rohit A.; Khire, Subodh S.; Hode, Sunil K.; Joag, Dilip S.; Gadre, Shridhar R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/352-355

Professional competence of teachers in Indian higher agricultural education
p. 0356 | Ramesh, P.; Krishnan, P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/356-361

Review Articles
The forests and elephants of Wayanad: challenges for future conservation
p. 0362 | Anoop, N. R.; Ganesh, T.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/362-367

Research Articles
Imaging Infrared Spectrometer onboard Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter
p. 0368 | Chowdhury, Arup Roy; Banerjee, Arup; Joshi, S. R.; Dutta, Moumita; Kumar, Ankush; Bhattacharya, Satadru; Amitabh; Rehman, Sami Ur; Bhati, Sunil; Karelia, J. C.; Biswas, Amiya; Saxena, Anish R.; Sharma, Satish; Somani, Sandip R.; Bhagat, H. V.; Sharma, Jitendra; Ghonia, D. N.; Bokarwadia, B. B.; Parasar, Ajay
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/368-375

Instrument for Lunar Seismic Activity Studies on Chandrayaan-2 Lander
p. 0376 | John, J.; Thamarai, V.; Mehra, M. M.; Choudhary, Teena; Giridhar, M. S.; Jambhalikar, Ashwini; Supriya, Gogulapati; Saxena, Gaurav; Shila, K. V.; Ramesh, B.; Pratheek, T. K.; Sharma, Deepak Kumar; Islam, R.; Selvaraj, P.; Kalpana, A.; Kumar, S. Ajith; Sriram, K. V.; Laxmiprasad, A. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/376-382

Lunar near surface plasma environment from Chandrayaan-2 Lander platform: RAMBHA-LP payload
p. 0383 | Manju, G.; Pant, Tarun K.; Sreelatha, P.; Nalluveettil, Santhosh J.; Kumar, P. Pradeep; Upadhyay, Nirbhay Kumar; Hossain, Md. Mosarraf; Naik, Neha; Yadav, Vipin Kumar; John, Rosmy; Sajeev, R.; Ramalingam, Jothi; George, Philip; Nandi, Amarnath; Mridula, N.; Rana, Aswathy R. P. Janmejay Jaiswal; Srivastava, Snehil; Thampi, R. Satheesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/383-391

Analysing impact of major solar flares on ionospheric total electron content using NavIC signals
p. 0392 | Parmar, Sonal; Dalal, Upena; Pathak, Kamlesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/392-400

Simulating reinforcement corrosion-induced strain in concrete using expansive grout
p. 0401 | Behera, Prasanna Kumar; Mondal, K.; Misra, Sudhir
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/401-410

Assessment of sedimentation and useful life of Tehri reservoir using integrated approaches of hydrodynamic modelling, satellite remote sensing and empirical curves
p. 0411 | Garg, Ayan Anil; Shawul, Alemayehu A.; Chakma, Sumedha
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/411-420

Electrical signature of the October 2013 very severe cyclonic storm Phailin
p. 0421 | Dube, Adarsh; Maurya, Ajeet K.; Singh, Rajesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/421-427

Identifying critical links on disruption-prone road networks: an approach that obviates scenario enumeration
p. 0428 | Patil, Gopal R.; Bhavathrathan, B. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/428-438

Research Communication
Development of artificial neural network-based model for prediction of temperature field in host rock of a geological disposal facility for radioactive waste
p. 0439 | Gupta, Vrinda Brajesh; Pal, T. K.; Bajpai, R. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/439-443

Climate change smart option and doubling farmer’s income through Melia dubia-based agri-silviculture system
p. 0444 | Chandana, P.; Lata, A. Madhavi; Khan, M. A. Aariff; Krishna, A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/444-448

Energy use pattern in wheat crop production system among different farmer groups of the Himalayan Tarai region
p. 0448 | Sharma, Rajat Kumar; Bhattacharya, T. K.; Kumain, Akanksha; Chand, Priyanka; Mandal, Sandip; Azad, Deepshikha
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/448-454

Iron and zinc bioavailability from Madhukar x Swarna derived biofortifed rice lines
p. 0455 | Pullakhandam, Raghu; Agarwal, Surekha; Venkata, V. G. N. Tripura; Ratnavathi, C. V.; Nair, K. Madhavan; Neelamraju, Sarla
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/455-461

A significant shift in particulate organic matter characteristics during flooding of River Krishna, eastern peninsular India
p. 0461 | Babu, C. Prakash; Ramaswamy, V.; Rao, P. S.; Sarma, V. V. S. S.; Kumar, P. Praveen
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/461-467

Unique breeding activity and oviposition in Annandale’s high-altitude tree frog, Kurixalus naso (Annandale, 1912) in Meghalaya, North East India
p. 0467 | Shangpliang, P. W.; Hooroo, R. N. K.; Dutta, S. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/467-472

Small hydropower using pump as turbine: an alternative for energy generation in Southern Africa
p. 0473 | Zhang, Jinfeng; Jioyin, Mao; Acquah, Samuel Joe; Asomani, Stephen Ntiri; Adu, Daniel
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i3/473-478

Book Reviews
Pillars of Life: Magnificient Trees of the Western Ghats. Divya Mudappa and T. R. Shankar Raman with Botanical illustrations by Nirupa Rao and sketches by Sartaj Ghuman
p. 0479 | Sanjappa, M.; Venu, P.

Annual Review of Immunology, 2018. Dan R. Littman and Wayne M. Yokoyama (eds)
p. 0480 | Kalha, Beneeta; Sachdeva, Ruchi; Bose, Anjali; Sarkar, Moumita; Sharma, Hritika; Malik, Monika; Pal, Rahul

Personal News
Kailasam Venkatesan (1932–2019)
p. 0486 | Row, T. N. Guru

R. Jayaraman (1937–2019)
p. 0488 | Munavar, M. Hussain; Dharmalingam, K.

Academy News
Indian Academy of Sciences announces new Fellows and Honorary Fellow for 2020
p. 0490

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NASI–RELIANCE INDUSTRIES PLATINUM JUBILEE AWARDS FOR THE YEAR 2020 - The National Academy of Sciences, India
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NASI-YOUNG SCIENTIST PLATINUM JUBILEE AWARDS FOR THE YEAR 2020 - The National Academy of Sciences, India
p. 0493

National Biopharma Mission - Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council
p. 0494

Research Associate - S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
p. 0495

Nominations are Invited for Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology 2020
p. 0496

Ph.D. in Signal Processing and Machine Learning - SRM University
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Director - Indian Statistical Institute
p. 0497

Admission for PG and M.Tech. Programmes in University Departments - University of Kerala
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Call for Proposals for Establishment of E-YUVA Centres - Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Concil
p. 0499

Corrigendum - Department of Atomic Energy
p. 0500

International Conference on Synergy of Sciences - SASTRA
p. 0503

36th International Geological Congress
p. 0504

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