Monthly Archives: September 2012

Gold :A Catalyst in Drug Making

Gold is a precious metal and looks great in a ring.But is is used in making of drugs from ancient times.A new way to prepare biaryls — compounds that are essential building blocks in the creation of drugs and many … Continue reading

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India to spend INR 1 lakh crore on e-governance:Sam

Sam Pitroda, adviser to the Indian Prime Minister on Public Information and Infrastructure, said the Centre is spending INR 1 lakh crore to bring in a “second-generation revolution” in governance. “Our governance system is obsolete and requires drastic change. If … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
Revise and resubmit. This decision from journals has recently been discussed on the New APPS blog, and Peter Gratton has responded here. Here is my take on this – this refers to no specific case,…

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India to Launch geo-imaging satellite GISAT to Monitor Long Border

A grant of INR 50 crore has been sanctioned for developing India’s geo-imaging satellite or GISAT. The 1,000-kg satellite will be put in space by a PSLV rocket. GISAT will provide images of the areas of interest on near real … Continue reading

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