Current Science
A Fortnightly Journal of Research
ISSN 0011-3891
Volume 123 - Issue 03: 10 Aug, 2022
In this Issue
In this issue
p. 0246

Guest Editorial
The existential threat posed by humid heat waves due to global warming
p. 0247 | Srinivasan, J.

News
Current Science Reports
p. 0249

Research News
Buffalo calves from the semen of cloned bulls
p. 0253 | Singh, M. K.; Selokar, N. L.; Chand, S.; Patel, K.; Lathwal, S. S.; Mohanty, T. K.; Chauhan, M. S.

Opinion
Remote sensing-based transformative crop insurance for rice
p. 0254 | Vijayakumar, S.; Kumar, R. Mahender; Sundaram, R. M.; Balasubramanian, P.

Commentary
Draft National Geospatial Policy: a few salient observations
p. 0256 | Goyal, Ropesh; Tiwari, Ashutosh; Dikshit, Onkar; Balasubramanian, Nagarajan

Scientific Correspondence
Two decades of progress in the understanding of the Indo-Burmese Arc plate circuit
p. 0259 | Kundu, Bhaskar; Gahalaut, Vineet K.; Panda, Dibyashakti

Comparative study on larval days and survival rates of selected ornamental shrimps in captive conditions
p. 0261 | Madhavan, Manu; Jayakumar, T. K. Teena; Kumar, T. T. Ajith; Lal, Kuldeep K.

General Articles
State of Agricultural Extension reforms in India and the need of convergence
p. 0264 | Padaria, Rabindra Nath; Ranjith, P. C.; Tanwar, Radhika; Shasani, Simantini
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/264-270

Review Articles
Towards nutrition security of India with biofortified cereal varieties
p. 0271 | Neeraja, C. N.; Hossain, Firoz; Hariprasanna, K.; Ram, Sewa; Satyavathi, C. Tara; Longvah, L.; Raghu, P.; Voleti, S. R.; Sundaram, R. M.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/271-277

Special Section: Homi Bhabha (Guest Editors: R. B. Grover and A. K. Mohanty)
Foreword
p. 0278 | Grover, R. B.; Mohanty, A. K.

The status of nuclear power development in India
p. 0281 | Pathak, B. C.; Kaushik, C. P.; Vyas, K. N.; Grover, R. B.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/281-292

Atomic minerals: journey of India to self-sufficiency
p. 0293 | Kain, Vivekanand; Sinha, D. K.; Singh, Deependra; Asnani, C. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/293-309

Shaping of nuclear fuel fabrication in India – a journey of self-reliance
p. 0310 | Kapoor, Komal; Pramanik, D.; Srivastava, Dinesh; Jha, S. K.; Sinha, V. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/310-321

March towards self-reliance in heavy water and specialty materials
p. 0322 | Srivastava, J.; Nayak, S. K.; Mudali, U. Kamachi
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/322-329

Bhabha and electronics
p. 0330 | Mayya, Y. S.; Das, Debashis; Marathe, P. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/330-342

Evolution of health physics, radiation protection and regulatory framework in India
p. 0343 | Kulkarni, M. S.; Rao, G. Nageswar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/343-352

An overview of key enabling technologies for DAE’s nuclear programme
p. 0353 | Aswal, D. K.; Nakhe, S. V.; Shukla, Prashant; Chaudhary, Nishant; Ganguli, Tapas; Upadhyay, B. N.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/353-360

Evolution of chemistry programme at DAE
p. 0361 | Tyagi, A. K.; Kannan, S.; Sivaraman, S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/361-369

Use of radiation in food and agriculture
p. 0370 | Venugopalan, V. P.; Suprasanna, P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/370-376

Applications of radioisotopes and radiation technology in industry: current status and prospects
p. 0377 | Pant, H. J.; Bhardwaj, Y. K.; Kumar, Umesh; Pujari, P. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/377-387

Radiation and radioisotopes for human healthcare applications
p. 0388 | Banerjee, Sharmila; Basu, Sandip; Baheti, Akshay D.; Kulkarni, Suyash; Rangarajan, Venkatesh; Nayak, Prashant; Murthy, Vedang; Kumar, Anuj; Laskar, Sarbani G.; Agarwal, J. P.; Gupta, Sudeep; Badwe, R. A.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/388-395

Intelligent inspection technology for cross-country buried petroleum pipelines
p. 0396 | Lahiri, S. K.; Malhotra, S.; Mukhopadhyay, S.; Srivastava, G. P.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/396-405

Controlling telescopes, antennas and airborne radars: BARC’s five-decade-long journey from Ooty to Hanle
p. 0406 | Mayya, Y. S.; Srivastava, G. P.; Govindarajan, G.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/406-416

A journey of materials development illustrated through shape memory alloy and carbon-based materials
p. 0417 | Dasgupta, Kinshuk; Krishnan, Madangopal; Kain, Vivekanand
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/417-428

Homi Bhabha and his legacies with specific reference to nuclear and high-energy physics research in independent India
p. 0429 | Srivastava, Dinesh K.; Ramamurthy, V. S.; Shrivastava, Aradhana; Mohanty, Ajit K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/429-440

From the Atomic Energy Training School to the Homi Bhabha National Institute
p. 0441 | Grover, R. B.; Tiwari, A. P.; Rao, P. R. Vasudeva
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/441-450

TIFR at seventy-seven – in ceaseless pursuit of excellence
p. 0451 | Ramakrishnan, S.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/451-460

Research Articles
Population genetic structure and migration pattern of Nilaparvata lugens (Stål.) (Hemiptera: Delphacidae) populations in India based on mitochondrial COI gene sequences
p. 0461 | Govindharaj, Guru-Pirasanna-Pandi; Choudhary, Jaipal Singh; Anant, Aashish Kumar; Parameswaran, C.; Basana-Gowda, G.; Adak, Totan; Paneerselvam, P.; Annamalai, M.; Patil, Naveenkumar; Rath, Prakash Chandra
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/461-470

A transcriptomic approach reveals the molecular basis of pre-pupal diapause of Red Banded Mango Caterpillar, Deanolis sublimbalis
p. 0471 | Krishnarao, Gandham; Sujatha, Avvaru; Sunitha, Pola; Vyas, Meenal; Jayanthi, Pagadala Damodaram Kamala
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/471-481

Research Communications
The volatility spillover of potato prices in different markets of India
p. 0482 | Paul, Ranjit Kumar; Yeasin, Md.; Paul, A. K.
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/482-487

Influencing factors and GIS-based spatial interpolation for distribution of draught animals in Madhya Pradesh
p. 0488 | Kumar, Manoj; Dubey, U. C.; Jyoti, Bikram; Roul, Ajay Kumar
doi: 10.18520/cs/v123/i3/488-492

Book Reviews
Ethnobotany of the Andes. Narel Y. Paniagua-Zambrana and Rainer W. Bussmann (eds)
p. 0493 | Malik, Zubair A.

Unheard Voices: A Tranquebarian Stroll. P. S. Ramanujam
p. 0494 | Raman, Anantanarayanan

Personal News
Turaga Sundara Rama Prasada Rao (1939–2022)
p. 0499 | Sivaram, S.

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