Science and technology

China, Pakistan vow to strengthen cooperation on science, technology

The agreement was made on Saturday during a meeting between Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain and visiting Chinese Minister of Science and Technology Wan Gang who is here for the 18th Session of the Pakistan-China Joint Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation, reports Xinhua news agency.

Jul 09, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
Science must meet the rising aspirations of our people: PM Modi at the 104th Indian Science Congress

Science must meet the rising aspirations of our people: PM Modi at the 104th Indian Science Congress

The Indian Science Congress is a five-day-long event with the focal theme being 'Science and Technology for National Development'.

Jan 03, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

German delegation seeks enhanced cooperation in technology

A delegation of German parliamentarians today met Union minister Harsh Vardhan to devise ways for an enhanced partnership between the two countries in the field of Science and Technology.

Nov 18, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

'Brain drain' can become 'brain gain' for India: PM Modi in Silicon Valley

PM Narendra Modi, 65, is the first Indian leader to visit the US West Coast in more than 30 years. On Day 2 of his Silicon Valley tour, PM Modi visited Facebook and Google Inc headquarters before addressing a mega event at the San Jose Convention Center that was attended by nearly 18,000 people. Here are the LIVE updates:

Sep 28, 2015, 09:59 AM IST

Develop technologies for common man: Harsh Vardhan to scientists

The country`s scientists should focus on developing technologies for improving the quality of life of the common man and must set time frames to achieve targets, Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan has said.

Aug 22, 2015, 20:27 PM IST

Ashwani Kumar visits Pathankot; assesses environment

The Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests Ashwani Kumar today visited Pathankot to review the status of environment in the region and assess various other issues.

May 30, 2015, 00:14 AM IST

Indian Science Congress debates science in SAARC countries

In a first, scientists at the 102nd Indian Science Congress Sunday discussed Science and Technology of SAARC countries.

Jan 05, 2015, 00:29 AM IST

Watch: Fast n Fact at 7:30 pm

Watch 'Fast n Fact' a news bulletin with research only on Zee News.

Jan 03, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

India lags far behind China, US in R&D expenditure: Harsh Vardhan

While India wants to be at par with countries like China and US in the field of science and technology, it's investment lags far behind these countries.

Nov 27, 2014, 18:57 PM IST

British supersonic car to inspire Indian youth for scientific pursuits

A prototype of a British-engineered supersonic car, powered by a rocket and jet engine to achieve the world land speed record of 1,000 miles per hour (1,609 km/hour), was showcased here Friday to inspire Indian students to pursue cutting-edge science and technology.

Nov 21, 2014, 16:49 PM IST

Retirement age of scientists may be raised to 62 years

The retirement age of scientists may be raised from 60 to 62 years to help put their acumen to an extended use.

Oct 07, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

10 scientists get Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize

Ten scientists were today felicitated with prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for their outstanding contributions to field of science and technology.

Sep 26, 2014, 21:27 PM IST

Science not only for men, says Obama

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday launched a push to get girls interested in science and technology, warning the country would miss out if it did not attract women to those fields.

May 28, 2014, 03:43 AM IST

Do more for science and technology, politicians told

Notwithstanding their inclusion in the 2014 Lok Sabha election manifestos, the promises on promoting science and technology must be translated into "solid action" by the political class or else India`s goal to become a developed nation would remain a pipe dream, say experts.

Apr 21, 2014, 18:19 PM IST

President opens Annual Innovation Exhibition

President Pranab Mukherjee Friday inaugurated the Annual Innovation Exhibition featuring innovative technologies at Rashtrapati Bhavan here, an official statement said.

Mar 07, 2014, 22:35 PM IST

Innovation exhibition kicks off tomorrow at Rashtrapati Bhavan

President Pranab Mukherjee will tomorrow inaugurate the Annual Innovation Exhibition at the Sports Ground at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Mar 07, 2014, 00:44 AM IST

Indian, German experts to discuss laser, nano technology

Experts from India and Germany will take part in a scientific conference here later this week to discuss global advancements in laser technology and new generation nano materials.

Dec 02, 2013, 22:35 PM IST

Jaipal Reddy agrees science funding inadequate

Science and Technology Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Monday said he agrees with Bharat Ratna awardee and eminent scientist C.N.R. Rao that funding for the science sector should increase.

Nov 18, 2013, 23:25 PM IST

Increase S&T investment, eliminate bureaucracy: Panel

Concerned over the country`s tardy progress in innovation and scientific research, the Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister has "strongly recommended" increasing investment in S&T including higher education.

Nov 07, 2013, 23:00 PM IST

India, France join hands for greater cooperation in science and technology

India and France Wednesday signed a host of agreements for cooperation in the fields of science and technology and health and education and announced various programmes.

Oct 23, 2013, 19:12 PM IST