An Indian-American and a Sri Lankan-origin scientist and teacher are among fourteen individuals and one organization named winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).
Noted scientist and former Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Anil Kakodkar on Thursday hailed the civil nuclear deal with the US as being in the "best interests" of the country, since it would enable India to meet its growing energy demand.
Bollywood's young and impressive actor, Ayushmann Khurrana got instanst fame in his big screen debut 'Vicky Donor'. The actor did some not-so-good films post that, but has got back on track, He is now back with his upcoming venture titled 'Hawaizaada'.
Senior scientist and SPACE India director C B Devgun on Thursday expressed happiness over the successful launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark-III, adding that this was the first test done without the cryogenic engine and that the new module CREW that has been crafted to ensure the safe arrival of astronauts back to earth, had been tested successfully.