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General Biodiversity Quiz 2

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Inquest

General Biodiversity Quiz 1

Take this quiz for a check on your science quotient on biodiversity. All you have to do is match the term with the correct option below. [os-widget path="/anandprakash1/biodiversity-quiz" of="anandprakash1" comments="false"]

Interviews # Media

Interdepartmental Big Data Group to start putting together ‘raw material’ for India

Sulagna Chattopadhyay, in conversation with Dr Shailesh Nayak, Chairman, ESSO_MOES Big Data Task Force, and former Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, gains meaningful insights as to why the big data technology is imperative for India and how it is the science of the future. G’nY: Why is 'Big Data' important and what it will do for India? `Big Data' is likely to bring a revolution that is going to transform how we think, work and live. It will put in place a large set of data that will...

Coverage

Synergizing India’s Knowledge Infrastructure: the 2nd National Geospatial Chair Scheme

More knowledge is more answerability. The generation and use of geospatial data can be much more efficient than the earlier methods of data collection that were non-spatial and sectoral, making data collection a tedious and often time consuming process. The trends in data collection internationally, nationally and locally now point towards the emergence of Geospatial Technology as an effective tool in the management of data and information. Considering the emphasis for geospatial data collection...

Expert Column # Media

Demonetisation and 2017, What Lies In The Days To Come

Demonetisation is a double edged process. At one stroke, tax evaders and other scrupulous people were dealt with a lethal blow. On the other, however, the gains would be fully realised only when faith in currency is restored through various supportive steps.

Expert Column # Media

Demonetisation: Accusations Vs Expectations

A critical appraisal of the recent demonetisation move would involve an assessment of its impact on various dimensions such as GDP growth, employment, access to health and basic amenities especially with reference to marginalised sections of the population.

Coverage # Media

The Future of Science And Technology in India

With DST enabling multiple changes through various steps, Science and technology in India is entering a new era where quality R&D will go to new heights.

Coverage # Media

Science Express Train- To cover 34 cities in India

Science Express is a unique mobile science exhibition displayed on a 16 coach AC train which has been custom made and built by the Indian Railways for the Department of Science and Technology (DST). Launched first in 2007, it has already completed eight tours of the country, travelling 14,2000 km and exhibiting at 455 different stations in India. Science Express also made its way into the Limca Book of Records six times for being the longest running and the most visited mobile science exhibition....

Interviews

Mining of polymetallic nodules in the Indian Ocean

In conversation with Dr. G. A. Ramadass, Group Head, Scientist-G, Deep Sea Technologies Group, National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT). In an exclusive interview, Dr. Ramadass talks about India’s plans to mine polymetallic nodules in the Indian Ocean. Major nations are looking to the oceans for mineral and fuel reserves as reserves on land deplete fast. Dr. Ramadass sheds light on the process of analysing data on mineral deposits in the Indian ocean. G’nY: How beneficial will mining...

Interviews

The Search and Rescue Aid Tool to save life and property at Sea

In Conversation with Dr. S C Shenoi, Head, Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) With 28 years of research experience ocean sciences, Dr. Shenoi has revolutionized India's traditional views of ocean-atmosphere coupling, apart from making an enormous contribution towards the livelihood enhancement of fisherpeople by presenting to them information related to potential fishing zones, not to mention being the forerunner in the development of India's first and only tsunami...