Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan today defended the paper which talked about the existence of aeroplanes 7,000 years ago, rejecting criticism in some quarters that the Indian Science Congress focused on the country's ancient science history.
Top space scientists of various research organisations, including those from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) gathered at the ongoing 102nd Indian Science Congress held here Monday to deliberate on space science and technology.
The five-day 102nd Indian Science Congress (ISC) starting here Saturday would brand Mumbai a 'Science City', acknowledging its contribution in the fields of science, technology, medicine and research, an official said here Friday.
G. Satheesh Reddy, the director of Research Centre Imarat (RCI), the avionics hub of DRDO`s missile complex, Monday received Indian Science Congress Association`s Homi J. Bhabha Memorial Award for 2013-14.
With India overtaken by countries like China in R&D, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday outlined an ambitious plan to "change the face" of science which includes doubling investments and urged women to take up careers in this area where they are under-represented.