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Ajit Kumar Mohanty Appointed Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

The Ministry of Personnel has notified the appointment of Ajit Kumar Mohanty as Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre for the period of three years. Currently, he is the Director, Physics Group in BARC and Director, Saha Institute Institute of Nuclear Physics. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is India’s premier nuclear research facility headquartered ..

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PM confers Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conferred Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018 in New Delhi. Addressing the gathering the Prime Minister asked the scientific community to take advantage of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and develop technologies that will make India a global hub for manufacturing, knowledge and technology-based industries. Eleven scientists ..

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Former ISRO chief MGK Menon passes away

An acclaimed physicist and ex-ISRO chief, MGK Menon passed away at the age of 88 years. He became the director of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) at the age of 35 years and the chairman of ISRO in 1972. Menon, a recipient of Padma awards, including the Padma Vibhushan was a minister of state ..

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Former ISRO chief and Renowned Scientist Dr V R Gowarikar passes away

Former ISRO chief and renowned Scientist Dr. Vasant Ranchod Gowarikar passed away in Pune, Maharashtra. He was 81. He is considered as the ‘Father of the Indian Monsoon Model’. About Dr. Vasant Gowarikar Dr. Vasant Gowarikar was born in Pune on 25th March, 1933. He was renowned scientist and his significant contribution includes in field of ..

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