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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mars Mission can see India emerge major power in S&T

India`s Mars Mission could see the country emerge as a `major power` in science and technology if it turned out to be a success, a former ISRO scientist said here on Saturday.

India has not made big impact in field of science: PM

Lamenting that India has not been able to make a impact on the world scale in the field of science, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today asked scientists to dream big and not to despair.

`Need strategy to catch up with China in science`

China has effectively combined scientific and technological research, economics and strategic thinking", Ramamurthy said

Policy changes must for more women in science: Rao

Nirupama Rao on Thursday favoured policy interventions to encourage participation and retention of women in the science and technology sector.