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The King’s Puzzle – A Royal Dream!

Many of us are lucky enough to see fantastic dreams. Yet when we are dreaming, it seems completely real. We never question the nature of the scenes we see.

Jayashree Das and Pradipta Banerjee
S&T Breakthroughs — Snapshot from the Year 2022

A look at some of the major S&T highlights from around the world.

Sonali Nagar
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