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Investment in science is money well spent, says Nobel laureate

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 19:41

The money invested in science and research is well spent because it helps improve things and make better products, Nobel laureate Oliver Smithies who was co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology in October 8, 2007, said here Monday.

Tibeto-Burman populations of Bangladesh had Indian ancestry

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 10:58

A new study has found that the Tibeto-Burman populations of Bangladesh carry substantially higher mainland Indian ancestry component than either northeast Indian or Southeast Asian Tibeto-Burman speaking people.

India needs to innovate to excel: Jaipal Reddy

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 21:16

India needs to innovate to excel and must develop technologies for people at the base of the economic pyramid, Science and Technology Minister S. Jaipal Reddy said Thursday.

CSIR unveils world`s first digital laser

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:18

South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has reportedly announced the development of the world`s first digital laser.

CSIR to conduct tests on mid-day meals

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 16:27

Centre has engaged the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research to randomly test samples of food served as part of the mid-day meal scheme.

CSIR to launch its fastest supercomputer in Bangalore

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 18:33

CSIR is all set to launch its fastest supercomputer at India`s first ever big data science institute in Bangalore later this month marking its entry into the new field of data intensive scientific discovery.

Jaipal Reddy assures Central support for CSIR, IIIM in J&K

Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 21:20

Union minister Jaipal Reddy assured Central support for upgradation of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM) in Jammu and Kashmir.

Tharoor commends quality research by CSIR-NIIST

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 20:45

Shashi Tharoor Wednesday commended the research carried out by the National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST).

Will `more than welcome` suggestions from AMU: Jitin Prasad

Last Updated: Saturday, April 06, 2013, 18:37

Union minister Jitin Prasad on Saturday said he was in favour of establishing a centre of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) at Aligarh Muslim University.

Help India leapfrog in the future: PM tells scientists

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 23:49

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today asked scientists to seek newer frontiers of research, match capabilities of peers around the world and help India leapfrog.

CSIR to focus on MSME sector; starts company to aid spinoff

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 16:01

After developing a number of technologies for the societal and strategic areas, CSIR has now drawn up plans to focus on the micro, small and medium enterprises sector.

CSIR to introduce electric rickshaws in Kolkata

Last Updated: Saturday, July 23, 2011, 18:03

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) on Saturday said it would introduce electric rickshaws in the city.