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Digitising Indian Economy Thrust on Rural India

With the nearly half a billion internet users in India, a host of indigenous digital services, platforms, applications, content, and solutions are expected to transform India's digital ecosystem.

Naba Suroor & Naman Agrawal
Flying Cars Next stop for urban e-mobility

A global race to launch an air taxi that flies on batteries is on.  As fiction morphs into fact, multiple initiatives make India a serious contender.

Anand Parthasarathy
Web 3.0 & Metaverse: Is this the future of the Internet?

A decentralized blockchain-based Web is a vision of the near-future. Metaverse may transform it into a network of 3-D virtual worlds – and Indian innovation is already evident in this new arena.

Anand Parthasarathy
Technical Education in India : Role of the IITs

A look at the history of the origin of the IITs, their evolution and growth and the role the IITs have played in higher engineering and scientific education in India.

Amitabha Ghosh
Atmospheric Modelling: Keeping an Eye on Weather, Climate & Pollution

Atmospheric modelling is a complex affair involving an intricate synchronisation of Physics, Chemistry & Computers to forecast weather, climate & air pollution.

Narendra Ojha & Meghna Soni
Undernutrition & Malnutrition – A ‘Gendered Analysis’

Findings of a study on latent cultural and social determinants of undernutritionand malnutrition in the Purulia District of West Bengal.

Priyadarshini Bhattacharya
Reaching for the Sky – Bridging Distances

The next frontier for Internet is Space – and India is poised to be the world’s first big testing ground as five global players queue up to offer Satellite Internet services, even as government clears BharatNet to provide broadband in villages across 16 states via satellite.

Anand Parthasarathy
S&T Breakthroughs 2021 — A Snapshot

Yearly S&T breakthroughs, Science Reporter brings out the major scientific happenings worldwide to its readers.

Sonali Nagar
James Webb Space Telescope: The Largest Eye in the Sky

The James Webb Space Telescope to be launched in December 2021, is the biggest & most expensive space telescope ever built by humans and is going to become a successor to the most successful space telescope – the ‘Hubble Space Telescope’.

Saket Singh Kaurav
Keeping Fit for a Better Tomorrow

World Food Day is celebrated every year on 16 October to promote global awareness on issues related to hunger and healthy diets. The theme for the World Food Day 2021 is “Our actions are our future — Better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life”. Let’s look at what some of the experts have to say about eating healthy for a better future.

Neha Tripathi