Dinesh C Sharma

OPEN TO OPINION

Quantum Leap

Journalist, columnist and author based in New Delhi.

SCI-TECH

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How we can take science to more people

Can shopping malls be also used to promote science by researchers who work with societal problems?

SCI-TECH

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Why Modi government is finally waking up to the need for reform in science and technology

It is better late than never that we have a panel of experts to advise the PM on issues relating to science, technology and innovation.

VARIETY

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Kerala floods: High time we had a robust forecasting and prediction system

The Central Water Commission (CWC) — which is in-charge of flood forecasting — has no ground stations in Kerala.

POLITICS

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Why ISRO faces new challenges

If the government and ISRO are in favour of greater private role in India’s space programme, they should come out with a plan and a roadmap.

SCI-TECH

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SCI-TECH

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Why India needs to help bridge the international 'space divide'

It is time for ISRO to pay back by helping developing countries harness the fruits of space technology.

LIFE

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SCI-TECH

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How India is using fellowships to tackle brain drain

They let scientists test waters in India and build a research career early on in their career.

SCI-TECH

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Why Nipah virus has baffled scientists and experts

It still not clear whether the outbreak is a result of circulating virus within the country or is of imported origin.

VARIETY

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Why Indian healthcare desperately needs ethics

A loosely-formed network called Alliance of Doctors for Ethical Healthcare recently held a meeting at AIIMS.