Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 104 - Issue 11: 10 Jun, 2013
In this Issue
In this Issue
p. 1458

Universities and Avalanches
p. 1459 | Balaram, P.

How does UGC identify predatory journals?
p. 1461 | Raju, N. Vasantha

Wright brothers and the Nobel Prize
p. 1461 | Singh, Rajinder

Uncited SSCI publications in China
p. 1462 | Li, Jiang

Adding audio to Digital Earth – enhancing geospatial portals
p. 1463 | Joshi, P. K.; Joshi, Archana

Indus River dolphin: the survivor of River Beas, Punjab, India
p. 1464 | Khan, Mohd Shahnawaz

The dwindling glory of chinar
p. 1466 | Manhas, R. K.

Current Science: open access journal and institutional members
p. 1466 | Murugesan, T.

Severe oxygen depletion in the shallow regions of the Bay of Bengal off Tamil Nadu coast
p. 1467 | Satpathy, K. K.; Panigrahi, S.; Mohanty, A. K.; Sahu, G.; Achary, M. S.; Bramha, S. N.; Padhi, R. K.; Samantara, M. K.; Selvanayagam, M.; Sarkar, S. K.

p. 1469 | Kumar, Manish

Meeting Report
DST-sponsored field workshop
p. 1470 | Sharma, Ram S.

Research News
Digesting 400 ppm for global mean CO2 concentration
p. 1471 | Bala, G.

Conserving the endangered Mahseers (Tor spp.) of India: the positive role of recreational fisheries
p. 1472 | Pinder, Adrian C.; Raghavan, Rajeev

The case for banning endosulfan
p. 1476 | Mahapatro, G. K.; Panigrahi, Madhumita

Mountain tunnelling, aquifer and tectonics – a case study of Gran Sasso and its implications for the India-based Neutrino Observatory by V. T. Padmanabhan and Joseph Makkolil – a critique
p. 1479 | Balachandran, V.

Scientific Correspondence
Modern salt (halite) deposits of the Sambhar Lake, Rajasthan and their formative conditions
p. 1482 | Singh, B. P.; Singh, Neha; Singh, S. P.

How important are the ‘Correspondence’ papers published in Current Science?
p. 1484 | Kozak, Marcin; Hartley, James

General Articles
Shrimps – a nutritional perspective
p. 1487 | Dayal, J. Syama; Ponniah, A. G.; Khan, H. Imran; Babu, E. P. Madhu; Ambasankar, K.; Vasagam, K. P. Kumarguru

Losing threatened and rare wildlife to hunting in Ziro valley, Arunachal Pradesh, India
p. 1492 | Selvan, K. Muthamizh; Veeraswami, Gopi Govindan; Habib, Bilal; Lyngdoh, Salvador

Review Articles
Wireless sensors for structural health monitoring and damage detection techniques
p. 1496 | Sundaram, B. Arun; Ravisankar, K.; Senthil, R.; Parivallal, S.

Research Articles
Convective thundercloud development over the Western Ghats mountain slope in Kerala
p. 1506 | Vishnu, R.; Kumar, V. Anil; Varikoden, Hamza; Krishnan, K. Sarath; Sreekanth, T. S.; Symon, V. N. Subi; Das, S. Murali; Kumar, G. Mohan

An early warning system for elephant intrusion along the forest border areas
p. 1515 | Sugumar, S. J.; Jayaparvathy, R.

Is the North Indian continental margin a Palaeo-proterozoic magmatic arc? Insights from magnetomineralogy and geochemistry of the Wangtu Gneissic Complex, Himachal Lesser Himalaya
p. 1527 | Sen, Koushik; Tripathi, Kavita; Dubey, A. K.

Augmentation of groundwater recharge and water quality improvement by water harvesting structures in the semi-arid Deccan
p. 1534 | Adhikari, R. N.; Singh, A. K.; Math, S. K. N.; Raizada, A.; Mishra, P. K.; Reddy, K. K.

Cotton leaf curl virus resistance transgenics with antisense coat protein gene (AV1)
p. 1542 | Amudha, J.; Balasubramani, G.; Malathi, V. G.; Monga, D.; Kranthi, K. R.

Research Communications
Pill millipede compost: a viable alternative to utilize urban organic solid waste
p. 1543 | Sridhar, K. R.; Ambarish, C. N.

Quartz enhanced laser photoacoustic sensors for remote sensing
p. 1548 | Sharma, Ramesh C.; Kumar, Deepak; Bhardwaj, Neha; Maini, Anil K.

Tectonics and climate interplay: exhumation patterns of the Dhauladhar Range, Northwest Himalaya
p. 1551 | Adlakha, Vikas; Patel, R. C.; Lal, Nand; Mehta, Y. P.; Jain, A. K.; Kumar, Ashok

Book Reviews
A Computational Perspective on Visual Attention. John K. Tsotsos
p. 1560 | Srinivasan, Narayanan

7 Edens and 70 Fairies. J. Devaprakash
p. 1561 | Subramanian, K. A.

Environmental Hazards: The Fluid Dynamics and Geophysics of Extreme Events. H. K. Moffatt and Emily Shuckburgh
p. 1562 | Yajnik, Kirit S.

Personal News
Kallam Anji Reddy (1941–2013)
p. 1564 | Cidambi, Raghu

Historical Notes
The early Indian Academy of Sciences: The Bhera connection
p. 1566 | Kochhar, Rajesh

ISCA Best Poster Awards: 2013–2014 - Indian Science Congress Association
p. 1567

Admission Announcement - International Centre for Stem Cells, Cancer and Biotechnology, Pune
p. 1568

Applications are Invited for the Ph.D. Programme in Life Sciences at the L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
p. 1569

Announces Admission to MSc in Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology - IBAB
p. 1570

Announcement of Opportunity - Drivers of Variability in the South Asian Monsoon
p. 1571

Project Scientists on Contractual Basis - Bioprocessing Unit
p. 1572

Junior Research Fellow and Research Associate - Indian Institute of Technology
p. 1572

Junior Research Fellow - College of Engineering Pune
p. 1573

Senior and Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University)
p. 1573

Junior Research Fellow - Manipal University
p. 1574

Annual Award - Kerala Sasthrapuraskaram 2013
p. 1574

Chief Scientific Officer - Translational Health Science and Technology Institute
p. 1575

2013 Lilly Outstanding Thesis Awards
p. 1575

Junior Research Fellow - National Aerospace Laboratories
p. 1576

Junior Research Fellow - National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health
p. 1576

Research Scientist-C, Research Associate and Junior Research Fellows - University of Pune
p. 1577

Senior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur
p. 1577

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur
p. 1578

Junior Research Fellow - Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur
p. 1578

Dr D. C. Pavate Memorial Fellowships in Cambridge, 2014 - Karnatak University
p. 1579

Junior Research Fellow - Tezpur University
p. 1579

Director - Department of Atomic Energy
p. 1579

Junior Research Fellow - Department of Physics
p. 1580

Junior Research Fellow - St Aloysius College
p. 1580

Junior Research Fellow - Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, Bidar
p. 1580

The workshop is aimed at graduate teachers teaching undergraduate students of Life Sciences and Biotechnology - Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College
p. 1580

Temporary Post-Doctoral Position - Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
p. 1581

One Year P.G. Diploma in Plant Transgenic Technologies - Thapar University, Patiala
p. 1581

Junior Research Fellow - GVP College of Engineering
p. 1581

p. 1582

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