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Agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan at the inaugural ceremony of 1st International Agrobiodiversity Congress 2016 in New Delhi(PTI)

Former DU V-C refutes GM crops criticism by MS Swaminathan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 06:54 AM IST
The review article, published in the Current Science journal on Wednesday, was titled ‘When scientists turn against science: exceptionally flawed analysis of plant breeding technologies.
The summer monsoon season was first marked by a delayed onset over Kerala followed by long and weak spell until June 20.(HT image)
The summer monsoon season was first marked by a delayed onset over Kerala followed by long and weak spell until June 20.(HT image)

‘Despite delay, monsoon picked up due to positive EQUINOO’

Mumbai | By Snehal Fernandes
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 11:53 PM IST
As on September 9, the country has received 792mm of rainfall compared to the normal of 737 mm – or 3% more than normal – as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Located in the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) campus, the cell will be headed by Shubhada Nagarkar, assistant professor, department of library and information science, SPPU.(HT PHOTO)
Located in the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) campus, the cell will be headed by Shubhada Nagarkar, assistant professor, department of library and information science, SPPU.(HT PHOTO)

UGC cell formed to cull dubious journals headed by Savitribai Phule Pune University staff

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2019 02:52 PM IST
In May, the UGC had disqualified 4,305 journals out of 32,659 from its list of approved journals owing to their dubious nature
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. 
A rare trace fossil colony created by aquatic insect mayfly spotted at Gehun village near Barmer city.(HT Photo)
A rare trace fossil colony created by aquatic insect mayfly spotted at Gehun village near Barmer city.(HT Photo)

Palaeocene period Mayfly fossils found in Rajasthan

Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2018 10:21 PM IST
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