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‘India looking for sustainable international partnerships’

TIRUPATI: Elucidating the advantages of a knowledge-driven economy, Government of India’s Principal Scientific Adviser R. Chidambaram called for sustainable international partnerships in science, with cooperation on an equal partner basis. Delivering a public lecture during the 104th Indian Science Congress here on Thursday, Dr. Chidambaram said that national development and …

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Chock-a-block at SVU, thanks to huge student turnout

TIRUPATI: Sri Venkateswara University campus was chock-a-block on Thursday, as students poured in from various schools on the third day of the five-day Indian Science Congress. After the State government announced to showcase the science jamboree to 25,000 students to kindle scientific temper in them, the Education Department allotted time …

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ANDHRA PRADESH Naidu lays stone for lift irrigation project

‘Merger of seven Telangana mandals with AP made new projects on the Godavari possible’ PITHAPURAM (East Godavari District): The slew of new irrigation projects on the Godavari are the result of the merger of seven Telangana mandals with Andhra Pradesh, according to Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. “After the general …

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20 girl students taken ill due to ‘food poisoning’

Owing to its bad smell, some students avoided the food and got their dinner from outside. About 25 girl students of the Sri Seshachala College in Puttur, pursuing their B.Ed course, were taken ill on Thursday and were rushed to a private hospital. The students alleged that they were served …

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Will never do injustice to BCs: CM

‘At the same time, the government will support the real cause of Kapus’ Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said his government will never do injustice to the Backward Classes (BCs), which have been supporting the TDP for the last 35 years. “Believe me. I will not do injustice to …

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Rs. 100 cr. for the first Nobel laureate from State, says CM

Rs. 100 cr. for the first Nobel laureate from State, says CMA huge monetary bonanza awaits the first Nobel laureate from the State. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, during the inaugural ceremony of the Children Science Congress at Sri Padmavati Mahila Viswa Vidyalayam (SPMVV), announced a cash prize of Rs.100 …

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Women need to develop ‘killer instinct’ to excel, Neeta Varma

Family support plays a key role in a woman’s career, say speakers at Women’s Science Congress TIRUPATI: The issue of women scientists not making it to the top in desirable numbers came up for discussion at the 6th Women’s Science Congress that began here on Wednesday. Conducted as a part …

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Haroche throws light on scientific research

TIRUPATI: The interactions varied from past and present education systems, patience as a virtue, role of a teacher in nurturing a student and much more. These topics emerged from the discussions between Nobel laureate Serge Haroche and students of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s (BVB) Sri Venkateswara Vidyalaya here on Thursday. Prof. …

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India moving towards exporting Defence equipment: Satheesh Reddy

‘It is aimed at cutting imports by 30 per cent in next five years and simultaneously upgrading technologically’ TIRUPATI: From the stage of importing arms, ammunition, and Defence equipment, India is slowly, yet steadily, moving towards becoming a full scale exporter in 10 years, thanks to initiatives such as ‘Make …

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PM offers worship at Lord Venkateswara temple

Modi arrived at the temple after inaugurating the annual five-day 104th Indian Science Congress at Sri Venkateswara University. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, offered worship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara near Tirumala. He was accorded a customary welcome amid chanting of Vedic hymns by the high …

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