Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 110 - Issue 12: 25 Jun, 2016
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 2206

Guest Editorial
Bengaluru’s reality: towards unlivable status with unplanned urban trajectory
p. 2207 | Ramachandra, T. V.; Aithal, Bharath H.

Are we finally walking the Planck?
p. 2209 | Sidharth, B. G.

India’s share of world research according to Science and Engineering Indicators 2016
p. 2210 | Prathap, Gangan

DBT/MST should fund prudently
p. 2210 | Rao, A. S.

IARI library dedicated in the name of Professor M. S. Swaminathan
p. 2211 | Kesavan, P. C.

Meeting Report
Big and open data
p. 2212 | Munshi, Usha Mujoo; Verma, Neeta

Management of Phytophthora – a deadly plant pathogen
p. 2213 | Chowdappa, P.; Sridhar, V.; Reddy, P. V. R.; Sriram, S.; Kumar, S. P. Mohan

Futurology of farm extension services in India
p. 2216 | Dubey, S. K.; Gautam, U. S.; Sharma, J. P.; Singh, A. K.; Sah, Uma

Scientific Correspondence
Assessment of schoolchildren for congenital heart disease using murmurs and blood pressure as markers
p. 2218 | Borah, Prasanta K.; Devi, Utpala; Kalita, Hem Ch; Paine, Suman K.; Sharma, Meenakshi; Mahanta, Jagadish

Comparative evaluation of protein content in groundnut samples by near infrared reflectance spectroscopy and Skalar colorimetric methods
p. 2219 | Chaudhury, Swati; Sahrawat, Kanwar L.; Srinivasu, K.; Wani, Suhas P.; Puppala, Naveen

Advertisement calls of Amboli leaping frog Indirana chiravasi (Anura: Ranixalidae) from northern Western Ghats, India
p. 2220 | Modak, Nikhil; Dahanukar, Neelesh; Ogale, Hemant; Padhye, Anand

Ground foraging behaviour of Malayan giant squirrel (Ratufa bicolor)
p. 2223 | Sengupta, Samrat; Singha, Hilloljyoti; Deb, Panna

General Articles
Research productivity of Indian physiotherapists – a review of MEDLINE
p. 2226 | Hariohm, K.; Prakash, V.; Kumar, J. Saravan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i12/2226-2230

Training, research and application in hydrology and water resources development and management – how to bridge the gap?
p. 2231 | Kumar, Rakesh; Singh, R. D.; Arora, Manohar; Patra, J. P.; Sapra, T. R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i12/2231-2238

How do the stakeholders perceive plant variety protection in Indian seed sector?
p. 2239 | Venkatesh, P.; Sekar, I.; Jha, G. K.; Singh, Premlata; Sangeetha, V.; Pal, Suresh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i12/2239-2244

Research Articles
Ground-zero met–ocean observations and attenuation of wind energy during cyclonic storm Hudhud
p. 2245 | Harikumar, R.; Nair, T. M. Balakrishnan; Rao, B. M.; Prasad, Rajendra; Phani, P. Ramakrishna; Nagaraju, C.; Kumar, M. Ramesh; Jeyakumar, C.; Shenoi, S. S. C.; Nayak, Shailesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i12/2245-2252

Carbon stocks in natural and planted mangrove forests of Mahanadi Mangrove Wetland, East Coast of India
p. 2253 | Sahu, S. C.; Kumar, Manish; Ravindranath, N. H.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i12/2253-2260

Autodetection in Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner)
p. 2261 | Bakthavatsalam, N.; Vinutha, J.; Ramakrishna, P.; Raghavendra, A.; Ravindra, K. V.; Verghese, A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i12/2261-2267

Exploring South Indian Iron Age megalithic burial site for its habitational and spatial distribution over the Kaveri landscape at Koppa, Karnataka, India
p. 2268 | Arjun, R.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i12/2268-2275

Research Communications
Exploring the h-type measure and its theoretical model in the context of e-commerce
p. 2276 | Shao, Bingjia; Xiao, Feng; Zhao, Star X.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i12/2276-2280

Nutritional status and infant mortality rate in Saiha district, Mizoram, India
p. 2280 | Sati, Vishwambhar Prasad; Vangchhia, Lalrinpuia
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i12/2280-2285

Assessment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and heavy metals pollution in soils of Guwahati city, Assam, India
p. 2285 | Das, Momita; Patel, Devendra Kumar; Sarma, Arup Kumar; Baruah, Binode Kumar; Banu, Sofia; Kotoky, Jibon
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i12/2285-2292

Measurement of tsunami wave eigenfunctions in deep, intermediate and shallower regions
p. 2292 | Chaturvedi, Sudhir Kumar; Guven, Ugur; Srivastava, Pankaj Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i12/2292-2296

A method for synthesis of gold nanoparticles using 1-amino-2- naphthol-4-sulphonic acid as reducing agent
p. 2297 | Rawat, Pooja; Rajput, Y. S.; Bharti, Mahesh K.; Sharma, Rajan
doi: 10.18520/cs/v110/i12/2297-2300

Living Legends in Indian Science
M. S. Raghunathan
p. 2301 | Venkataramana, T. N.

Book Reviews
Drug Design and Discovery in Alzheimer’s Disease, Atta-ur-Rahman and Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary (eds)
p. 2305 | Subramanian, Sarada

Waves and Oscillations in Nature: An Introduction, A. Satya Narayanan and Swapan K. Saha
p. 2306 | Lakshmanan, M.

Solar Energy: An Introduction by Michael E. Mackay
p. 2307 | Ramasesha, Sheela K.

Historical Notes
Ghulām Husain Jaunpūrī, an early 19th century modern Indian astronomer
p. 2309 | Kapoor, R. C.

2016 Lilly Outstanding Thesis Awards
p. 2315

Science Academies’ Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 2316

Science Academies’ Refresher Course on Quantum Mechanics
p. 2317

Science Academies’ Refresher Course in Experimental Physics
p. 2318

Industry Inovation Programme on Medical Electronics - BIRAC
p. 2319

Junior Research Fellow - P.D. Patel Institute of Applied Sciences
p. 2320

Geodynamic Processes and Evolution of Geophysical Fields, Tectonics and Climate - Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
p. 2320

Positions to be engaged in various projects - Coir Board
p. 2321

REGISTRAR - Indian Institute of Geomagnetism
p. 2321

Research Associate, Senior Research Fellow and Junior Research Fellow - Department of Physics, School of Sciences
p. 2322

Junior Research Fellow - GITAM University
p. 2322

Junior Research Fellow - Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology
p. 2323

Workshop on ‘Application of RT-PCR in Medical Biotechnology’
p. 2323

Junior Research Fellow - Kalasalingam University
p. 2323

Senior and Intermediate Fellowships in Biomedical Research - Wellcome Trust
p. 2324

RA/SRF/JRF Position - BITS Pilani
p. 2324

Junior Research Fellow - National Institute of Technology, Raipur
p. 2324

Junior Research Fellow - A. N. COLLEGE, PATNA
p. 2325

Junior Research Fellow - Govt Zirtiri Residential Science College
p. 2325

Junior Research Fellow - Govt Zirtiri Residential Science College, Aizawl, Mizoram
p. 2325

Junior Research Fellow - Department of Chemistry
p. 2325

Summer Bioinformatics and Clinical Research Training Programmes - Anna University
p. 2326

A 1-month Training Program on Advanced Certificate Course in Clinical Data Management (CDM) and Pharmacovigilance (PV) - Anna University
p. 2326

Call for LoIs on Placental Research - Department of Biotechnology
p. 2327

p. 2328

Women Scientist Scheme-B - Department of Science & Technology
p. 2329

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