The Telegraph
| Monday, July 10, 2017 |

Knowhow

Squander Lust

While most research institutes in India face a crippling fund crunch, the government’s plan to spend over Rs 2,000 crores to attract overseas scientists for short-term projects seems a shameful waste of resources, argues Koustubh Panda 

The Narendra Modi government recently declared the Visiting Advanced Joint Research or the VAJRA scheme, inspired by China, to attract overseas scientists to work in India. Unfortunately, while the Chinese government is permanently bringing back... | Read»


Hot blast

An artist’s impression of an exoplanet’s atmosphere being stripped by radiation from its star. Coronal mass ejections (CMEs) are huge explosions that routinely erupt from stars. When a CME hits a planet, it compresses the... | Read»


How to squash an Apple bug

#TechTonic / Surit Doss

I have an iPad, an iPad mini, and a MacBook Pro. They are quite old and the iPads cannot update beyond iOS 9.3.5. I have a BSNL broadband WiFi connection. I keep getting the message, 'A problem occurred with this webpage, so it was reloaded'... | Read»


Excel Sheet

Right after the results of the school board exams and various competitive exams were out recently, there was a spate of suicides. All of them were young with their life ahead of them - most of them had tasted failure for the first time in their... | Read»