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Priyanka Chopra: That powerful pout.(Shutterstock)

Essay: No lipstick, only masks

Hindustan Times | By Shoma A. Chatterji
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 05:11 PM IST
Lipstick is not just a cosmetic; it is an object with emotional, cultural and political resonance. So what do we do in an era when lipstick has been rendered redundant?
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Fabrication of data in research journals: PGI doctor censured, another exonerated

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2019 12:22 AM IST
Handout photo released by the Institute and Museum of Natural Sciences (IMCN) of the San Juan University, of a scientist taking samples of a 220-million-year-old fossil at the Ischigualasto National Park in San Juan provice, Argentina(AFP)
Handout photo released by the Institute and Museum of Natural Sciences (IMCN) of the San Juan University, of a scientist taking samples of a 220-million-year-old fossil at the Ischigualasto National Park in San Juan provice, Argentina(AFP)

Ancient human relative explains mountain gene mutation

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2019 12:10 PM IST
A jawbone dating from at least 160,000 years ago of a Denisovan -- a now-extinct branch of humanity -- is the first of its kind discovered outside of southern Siberia, and experts believe it holds the key to understanding how some modern-day humans have evolved to tolerate low-oxygen conditions.
One of the main objectives of UGC’s anti-plagiarism regulations is to create awareness about responsible conduct of research in promotion of academic integrity and prevent misconduct.(Shutterstock)
One of the main objectives of UGC’s anti-plagiarism regulations is to create awareness about responsible conduct of research in promotion of academic integrity and prevent misconduct.(Shutterstock)

HRD ministry tightens rules against plagiarism, guilty can lose registration, job

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neelam Pandey, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2018 02:50 PM IST
The move is part of the ministry’s effort to improve the quality of education and research in universities and institutes of higher learning.
At home in the world: Sindhis in Chile.(Saaz Aggarwal)
At home in the world: Sindhis in Chile.(Saaz Aggarwal)

Review: Ladders Against The Sky by Murli Melwani

Hindustan Times | By Saaz Aggarwal
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 06:35 PM IST
Ladders Against the Sky features short stories about families that originated in Sindh but now live and do business in countries across the world
A requirement that scholars get at least two research papers published in a University Grants Commission-approved journal before submitting their doctoral theses, coupled with pressure on university teachers to get their research published regularly in academic periodicals, has produced an unexpected side-effect: proliferation of dubious journals. (HT representational photo)
A requirement that scholars get at least two research papers published in a University Grants Commission-approved journal before submitting their doctoral theses, coupled with pressure on university teachers to get their research published regularly in academic periodicals, has produced an unexpected side-effect: proliferation of dubious journals. (HT representational photo)

UGC disqualifies 4,305 journals of dubious nature

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 04:14 PM IST
A study, published in the March 25 issue of the Current Science journal, had noted a spurt in the number of predatory and dubious journals offering ‘pay and publish’ services to gullible authors. 
Pradeepta Mohanty, 30, an engineer from Madhya Pradesh, scans footage of space on his laptop and marks objects that could indicate unique galaxies.(Mujeeb Faruqui / HT Photo)
Pradeepta Mohanty, 30, an engineer from Madhya Pradesh, scans footage of space on his laptop and marks objects that could indicate unique galaxies.(Mujeeb Faruqui / HT Photo)

They study galaxies, help predict landslides: Meet India’s citizen scientists

Hindustan Times | By Krutika Behrawala
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 11:44 AM IST
Average people — school students, engineers, retired bankers — are helping gather data across the country, in fields as varied as astronomy and archaeology.
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