Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 110 - Issue 06: 25 Mar, 2016
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0954

Guest Editorial
Ethics and Indian science
p. 0955 | Mukhi, Sunil

How well are we managing laboratory waste in India?
p. 0957 | Borthakur, Anwesha; Singh, Pardeep

Where do the hybrids go?
p. 0957 | Padmanabhan, Usha

Drones: new tools for natural risk mitigation and disaster response
p. 0958 | Antonino, D’alessandro

Rajaji Tiger Reserve: conservation opportunities and challenges
p. 0959 | Joshi, Ritesh

Iran launches the Mustafa Prize for Sciences
p. 0961 | Khan, Sameen Ahmed

Science Last Fortnight
p. 0962 | Madhu, Gita; Madhu, K. P.

Meeting Report
Climate change in the Indian perspective and its societal impacts
p. 0964 | Singh, Dhruv Sen; Agnihotri, Rajesh

Electronic theses and dissertations
p. 0965 | Das, Anup Kumar

Research News
Onions can bend, contract and elongate just like muscles
p. 0967 | Sur, Ujjal Kumar

Integrated farming system: is it a panacea for the resource-poor farm families of rainfed ecosystem?
p. 0969 | Nath, Sujit K.; De, H. K.; Mohapatra, B. K.

Is research mandatory for teaching undergraduate chemistry?
p. 0972 | Ravishankar, Lakshmy; Ladage, Savita; Shridhar, Gomathi

Scientific Correspondence
Atmospheric N and P deposition in the Ganges Basin
p. 0974 | Pandey, J.; Pandey, U.; Tripathi, S.; Mishra, V.; Singh, A. V.

Artificial pollination and fruit set in double coconut growing in India
p. 0976 | Hameed, Saheed Shahul

Upwelling-initiated algal bloom event in the coastal waters of Bay of Bengal during post-northeast monsoon period (2015)
p. 0979 | Sahu, Gouri; Mohanty, A. K.; Sarangi, R. K.; Bramha, S. N.; Satpathy, K. K.

Red-tide of Mesodinium rubrum (Lohmann, 1908) in Indian waters
p. 0982 | Sahu, Biraja Kumar; Panigrahy, R. C.; Baliarsingh, S. K.; Parida, C.; Sahu, K. C.; Lotliker, Aneesh A.

Karyotype of the Indian giant squirrel (Ratufa indica)
p. 0983 | Venkataramanan, R.; Murali, N.; Sreekumar, C.; Gowrimanokari, K. V.

Breeding tubercles in scales of male Barilius bendelisis (Hamilton, 1807) identified as sexual dimorphic character
p. 0985 | Hussain, Jafrin Farha; Bordoloi, Sabitry

General Articles
Geological marvels, hallowed shrines and unification of people of India
p. 0987 | Valdiya, K. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/987-995

On the symmetry of the central dome of the Taj Mahal
p. 0996 | Ahuja, D. R.; Rajani, M. B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/996-999

Review Articles
DNA-based methods for detection of genetically modified events in food and supply chain
p. 1000 | Randhawa, Gurinderjit; Singh, Monika; Sood, Payal
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1000-1009

Research Articles
El Niño and the Indian rainfall in June
p. 1010 | Gadgil, Sulochana; Francis, P. A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1010-1022

Biocompatibility studies of electron beam cured pressure sensitive adhesive tape for medical application
p. 1023 | Singh, Anil Kumar; Singh, Gurdeep
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1023-1030

Comparison of data mining approaches for estimating soil nutrient contents using diffuse reflectance spectroscopy
p. 1031 | Sarathjith, M. C.; Das, B. S.; Wani, S. P.; Sahrawat, K. L.; Gupta, A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1031-1037

Prediction of sediment erosion pattern in Upper Tapi Basin, India
p. 1038 | Chandra, Prabhat; Patel, P. L.; Porey, P. D.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1038-1049

Methodology for the estimation of groundwater flux across simplified boundary using GIS and groundwater levels
p. 1050 | Kushwaha, Kuldeep; Goyal, Rohit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1050-1058

Research Communications
Extraction and analysis of ketamine (a rave drug) from spiked fruit juices using MEPS-MS for forensic purposes
p. 1059 | Sahota, Sandeep Singh; Singh, Jaswinder; Bansal, Gulsan; Garg, Rakesh Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1059-1062

Assessment of driver vision functions in relation to their crash involvement in India
p. 1063 | Verma, Ashish; Chakrabarty, Neelima; Velmurugan, S.; Bhat, B. Prithvi; Kumar, H. D. Dinesh; Nishanthi, B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1063-1072

Study of traffic noise in urban street canyons of Bengaluru city
p. 1072 | Koti, Halesh; Ranganath, G.; Rajakumara, H. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1072-1078

Water environment remote sensing atmospheric correction of Geostationary Ocean Color Imager data over turbid coastal waters in the Bohai Sea using artificial neural networks
p. 1079 | Tian, Liqiao; Zeng, Qun; Tian, Xiaojuan; Li, Jian; Wang, Zheng; Li, Wenbo
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1079-1085

Towards morphological variability of symbiotic algae
p. 1086 | Kalafatić, Mirjana; Rajević, Nives; Kovačević, Goran
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1086-1088

Changes in the seasonal cycle of carbon stocks and fluxes due to fires in the grassland ecosystem of Manipur, Northeast India
p. 1088 | Thokchom, A.; Yadava, P. S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1088-1094

Development of ductile shear zones during diapiric magmatism of nepheline syenite and exhumation of granulites – examples from central Rajasthan, India
p. 1094 | Roy, A. B.; Dutt, Krishan; Rathore, Sanjeeb
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1094-1101

Breeding and nesting behaviour of Rhacophorus maximus (Anura: Rhacophoridae) in Meghalaya, North East India
p. 1102 | Khongwir, S.; Hooroo, R. N. K.; Dutta, S. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1102-1105

A new ant species of the genus Anochetus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from India with a remarkable nest entrance architecture
p. 1105 | Marathe, Aniruddha; Priyadarsanan, Dharma Rajan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i6/1105-1107

Book Reviews
Air Pollution and Health Effects, Srikanth S. Nadadur and John W. Hollingsworth (eds)
p. 1108 | Banerjee, Tirthankar; Singh, Nandita

Dielectric Relaxation in Biological Systems: Physical Principles, Methods and Applications, Valerica Raicu and Yuri Feldman (eds)
p. 1109 | Jain, Shilpee

Some Pioneers of Mathematics: Biographical Accounts for the General Audience by Subodh Mahanti
p. 1110 | Ranganathan, Sucharita

Nature and Nation: Essays on Environmental History by Mahesh Rangarajan
p. 1110 | Raman, T. R. Shankar

Personal News
Deepak Kumar (1946–2016)
p. 1112 | Das, Shankar Prasad

Call for Applications for Field Training Course in Glaciology - Geological Survey of India
p. 1114

Assistant Professors/Lecturers - The Puri Foundation for Education in India
p. 1115

Research Proposals for Financial Support during the Financial Year 2016–17 - Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
p. 1116

Applications/Nominations are Invited for the Post of Director, National Institute of Immunology
p. 1117

Doctoral Programme - National Institute of Advanced Studies
p. 1118

Junior Research Fellow and Research Associate - Centre for Environmental Management of Degraded Ecosystems
p. 1119

Post-Graduate Programme 2016-2017 - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
p. 1120

India Alliance Margadarshi Fellowships - Wellcome trust
p. 1120

Junior Research Fellow - NITTE University
p. 1120

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