Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 118 - Issue 07: 10 Apr, 2020
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 1010

Guest Editorial
Academic and post-academic research, and national development
p. 1011 | Grover, R. B.

News
Science Last Fortnight
p. 1013

Opinion
Revamping of doctoral education in agricultural sciences in India
p. 1017 | Sinha, Aditya; Nayak, Roshan; Singh, Raj Narain

Scientific Correspondence
Development of analytical hierarchy process based dairy index for assessment of the dairy sector in different states of India
p. 1019 | Kumar, Ashish; Rao, Bakul; Jain, Rahi

Selfing in Buxus wallichiana Baill.: a trait or strategy?
p. 1021 | Sharma, Eshan; Bharti, Uma; Bhushan, Upvan; Sharma, Namrata

Model-based retrospective estimates for COVID-19 or coronavirus in India: continued efforts required to contain the virus spread
p. 1023 | Rao, Arni S. R. Srinivasa; Krantz, Steven G.; Kurien, Thomas; Bhat, Ramesh; Kurapati, Sudhakar

General Articles
Suggestions for a National Framework for Publication of and Access to Literature in Science and Technology in India
p. 1026 | Chakraborty, S.; Gowrishankar, J.; Joshi, A.; Kannan, P.; Kohli, R. K.; Lakhotia, S. C.; Misra, G.; Nautiyal, C. M.; Ramasubramanian, K.; Sathyamurthy, N.; Singhvi, A. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i7/1026-1034

Research Articles
Macrocycles of axially chiral and racemic N-heterocyclic carbene silver(I), gold(I) and palladium(II) complexes: synthesis, characterization and computational structures
p. 1035 | Mahule, Sonali Ramgopal
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i7/1035-1041

Microbial diversity analysis in the oxygen minimum zones of the Arabian Sea using metagenomics approach
p. 1042 | Paingankar, Mandar S.; Ahire, Kedar; Mishra, Pawan; Rajpathak, Shriram; Deobagkar, Deepti D.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i7/1042-1051

Effect of charring on rice grain morphology and carbon isotopic composition
p. 1052 | Biswas, Arpita; Kaushal, Ritika; Ghosh, Prosenjit
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i7/1052-1059

Engineering properties of bacterially induced calcite formations
p. 1060 | Shougrakpam, Sangeeta; Trivedi, Ashutosh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i7/1060-1068

Source of unusual monochromatic wave packets recorded globally in the seismograms of 11 November 2018
p. 1069 | Bhattacharya, S. N.; Gahalaut, V. K.; Pandey, Narendra; Pal, Shankar; Manhas, Rajeev; Suresh, G.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i7/1069-1076

Effect of lintel beam on response reduction factor of RC-infilled frames
p. 1077 | Shendkar, Mangeshkumar R.; Mandal, Sasankasekhar; Kumar, Ramancharla Pradeep
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i7/1077-1086

Molecular docking analysis of selected natural products from plants for inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 main protease
p. 1087 | Sampangi-Ramaiah, Megha Hastantram; Vishwakarma, Ram; Shaanker, R. Uma
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i7/1087-1092

Research Communication
Evaluating risk factors in patients with severe asthma: a cross-sectional study
p. 1093 | Foumani, Ali Alavi; Jafari, Alireza; Leili, Ehsan Kazem Nejad; Daraie, Elnaz; Sheikhli, Negar; Ildari, Shima; Shabanian, Reyhaneh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i7/1093-1098

Soil organic carbon pools under Terminalia chebula Retz. based agroforestry system in Himalayan foothills, India
p. 1098 | Kumar, Amit; Dwivedi, G. K.; Tewari, Salil; ., Jaipaul; Sah, V. K.; Singh, Hukum; Kumar, Parmanand; Kumar, Narendra; Kaushal, Rajesh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i7/1098-1103

GPR data interpretation using continuous wavelet transform: a different approach
p. 1104 | Kumar, Sarvesh; Pal, Sanjit Kumar; Rani, Soma; ., Saurabh
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i7/1104-1111

Detection of atmospheric lightning activity with ground-based radiofrequency receivers – establishment and initial results
p. 1112 | Taori, Alok; Suryavanshi, Arun; Goenka, R.; Gharai, B.; Haridas, M. K. Madhav; Seshasai, M. V. R.; Dutta, D.; Raj, Uday; Jayaram, Chiranjivi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i7/1112-1117

Morphology of the two unnamed seamounts in the Arabian Basin and their probable tectonic implications
p. 1118 | Bijesh, C. M.; Kurian, P. John
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i7/1118-1123

Characteristics of Mesoproterozoic felsic meta-volcanics from the Shillong Group of rocks, Meghalaya, North East India
p. 1123 | Naik, R. R.; Theunuo, K.; Khonglah, M. A.; Pal, T.; Tripathy, S. K.; Goswami, T. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v118/i7/1123-1128

Book Reviews
Vedic Mathematics and Science in Vedas. S. Balachandra Rao
p. 1129 | Shylaja, B. S.

The Scientific Temper. V. Rajagopal
p. 1130 | Nair, Amruta

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PRL Junior Research Fellowships (JRFs) – 2020 - Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad
p. 1132

Nominations are invited for G N Ramachandran Gold Medal for Excellence in Biological Sciences and Technology 2020
p. 1133

Invites Applications for the Post of DIRECTOR, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences
p. 1133

Workshop on Science Writing
p. 1134

Junior Research Fellow - SRM Institute of Science and Technology
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Admission to Postgraduate Programmes/Ph.D. 2020–21 - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
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Call for Applications/Nominational for Appointment of Director - Raman Research Institute, Bengaluru
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