'Should Scientists be Activists?' Second PM Bhargava Memorial Lecture in Bangalore

Subir Sarkar, professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Oxford delivered the Sabhavana Trust instituted second P M Bhargava Memorial Lecture on Science and Society in Bengaluru one Wednesday evening. It was co-sponsored by ESG, Bangaluru.

Date: 17 Aug 2019

Girish Karnad no more

Girish Karnad, celebrated playwright, actor, theatre personality, social activist passed away after a short illness on June 10 in Bangalore.

Date: 10 Jun 2019

The incredible advantages of studying social sciences

According to experts, social sciences not only help students in gaining analytical and reasoning skills, but also prepare them for multifaceted workplace projects.

Date: 25 Apr 2019

Rupee weakens past 70-mark again, hits eight-week low against US dollar

Other Asian currencies also drifted lower against the US dollar. The 10-year bond yield also inched higher.

Date: 25 Apr 2019

Know About First Indian Woman Scientist To Be Elected Royal Society Fellow In 360 Yrs

Dr. Gagandeep Kang, the executive director of the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad has made history by becoming the first Indian woman to be selected as a fellow of the Royal Society, London.

Date: 24 Apr 2019

UNESCO education leaders on the stage of the UN Charter signing of 1945

UNESCO education leaders recently took to the stage at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco, in the United States, the historic site of the 1945 signing of the United Nations Charter.

Date: 24 Apr 2019

Young UNESCO engaged in promoting gender equality

On 1 April 2019, Ms Saniye Gülser Corat, UNESCO’s Director for Gender Equality, met with Young UNESCO at UNESCO Headquarters in the framework of UNESCO’s Strategic Transformation.

Date: 24 Apr 2019

World Book and Copyright Day 2019

World Book and Copyright Day is a celebration to promote the enjoyment of books and reading. Each year, on 23 April, celebrations take place all over the world to recognize the scope of books - a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures.

Date: 23 Apr 2019

Unemployment remains biggest challenge as India prepares for 2019 election

76 per cent of adults have said that unemployment is a 'very big problem,' a Pew Research Center report shows . In 2018, 18.6 million Indians were jobless and another 393.7 million work in poor-quality jobs, said a report

Date: 02 Apr 2019

How Aadhaar-based biometrics hurts PDS in India

A new research paints a mixed picture on the relative merits of Aadhaar-based biometric authentication in the PDS. The research highlight there can be several ways to authenticate beneficiaries in the public distribution system

Date: 02 Apr 2019