Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 121 - Issue 06: 25 Sep, 2021
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In this issue
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Editorial
Researching the pandemic and research during the pandemic
p. 0739 | Shashidhara, L. S.

News
Current Science Reports
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Scientific Correspondence
Strobilanthes auriculata Nees: a lesser known plietesial flora from Manipur, North East India
p. 0745 | Devi, Rajkumari Jashmi; Khuraijam, Deepashree; Thongam, Biseshwori

General Articles
AYUSH Research Portal: matching traditional Indian knowledge with modern needs
p. 0747 | Sarwal, Rakesh; Ram, T. Saketh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i6/747-751

Anticipating the impact of the COVID-19 lockdowns on the Indian fisheries sector for technological and policy reforms
p. 0752 | Bhendarkar, Mukesh P.; Gaikawad, B. B.; Ramteke, K. K.; Joshi, H. D.; Ingole, N. A.; Brahmane, M. P.; Gupta, Nishikant
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i6/752-757

Review Articles
Role of peptidyl-prolyl cis–trans isomerases in infectious diseases and host–pathogen interactions
p. 0758 | Biswas, Gargi; Banerjee, Rahul
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i6/758-768

Research Articles
Dependence of Martian Schumann resonance on the shape of dust devil and its implications
p. 0769 | Pabari, J. P.; Sana, Trinesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i6/769-774

Fibroin-coated poly(ethylenimine)-docusate nanoparticles as a novel drug delivery system
p. 0775 | Pham, Duy Toan; Tiyaboonchai, Waree
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i6/775-780

Drought intensity and frequency analysis using SPI for Tamil Nadu, India
p. 0781 | Kokilavani, S.; Ramanathan, S. P.; Dheebakaran, Ga.; Sathyamoorthy, N. K.; Maragatham, N. K.; Gowtham, R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i6/781-788

Inter-correlation of hydrothermal mineral alteration zone in the vicinity of lineaments
p. 0789 | Tripathi, Mahesh Kumar; Govil, H.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i6/789-800

Study of variation of pore properties in gravel soil under triaxial loading based on discrete element method
p. 0801 | Yu, Jun; Wu, Chang Jiang; Jia, Chaojun; Xu, Weiya
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i6/801-809

Study of river sensitivity for sustainable management of sand quarrying activities in Damodar river, West Bengal, India
p. 0810 | Ghosh, Prasanta Kumar; Jana, Narayan Chandra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i6/810-822

Value assessment of existing architectural heritage for future generation using criteria importance through inter-criteria correlation and grey relational analysis method: a case of Odisha temple architecture in India
p. 0823 | Mishra, Partha Sarathi; Muhuri, Soumi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i6/823-833

Research Communication
Prospect of biomass briquette as renewable energy source in Assam, India
p. 0834 | Bhuyan, Bijoylaxmi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i6/834-837

Non-timber forest products as a means of livelihood in Mon district, Nagaland, India
p. 0837 | Konyak, P. Andrew; Semy, Khikeya; Puro, Neizo
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i6/837-840

An empirical method for estimation of groundwater unit draft of energized agricultural tube wells
p. 0840 | Roy, Indranil
doi: 10.18520/cs/v121/i6/840-845

Book Reviews
Annual Review of Entomology, 2021. Angela E. Douglas, John Trumble and Myron P. Zalucki (eds)
p. 0846 | Ignacimuthu, S.

C.V. Raman and the Press: Science Reporting and Image Building – Part II. The Indian Institute of Science Period. Rajinder Singh
p. 0847 | Virk, Hardev Singh

Personal News
Govindachari Rajagopalan (1938–2020)
p. 0850 | Vaidya, Ashok D. B.

R. Krishnan (1935–2021)
p. 0852 | Rao, K. Bhanu Sankara; Ramachandra, K.

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Invitation to Join an Inspiring Academic Community
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Junior Research Fellowship - Physical Research Laboratory
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