Current Science

Current Science

Publisher: Current Science Association
Editor: R.Srinivasan
Online ISSN: , Print ISSN: 0011-3891
Frequency: Fortnightly

Description:

Current Science, published every fortnight by the Association, in collaboration with the Indian Academy of Sciences, is the leading interdisciplinary science journal from India. It was started in 1932 by the then stalwarts of Indian science such as CV Raman, Birbal Sahni, Meghnad Saha, Martin Foster and S.S. Bhatnagar. In 2011, the journal completed one hundred volumes. The journal is intended as a medium for communication and discussion of important issues that concern science and scientific activities. Besides full length research articles and shorter research communications, the journal publishes review articles, scientific correspondence and commentaries, news and views, comments on recently published research papers, opinions on scientific activity, articles on universities, Indian laboratories and institutions, interviews with scientists, personal information, book reviews, etc. It is also a forum to discuss issues and problems faced by science and scientists and an effective medium of interaction among scientists in the country and abroad. Current Science is read by a large community of scientists and the circulation has been continuously going up.

Table of Contents

Vol 115, No 5 (2018)

In this Issue

In this Issue
Sarah Iqbal
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/806-806 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 806-806
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Guest Editorial

Why Should India Invest in Deep Ocean Research?
M. Rajeevan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/807-808 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 807-808
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Correspondence

Internationalization of Indian Higher-Education
Anantanarayanan Raman
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/809-809 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 809-809
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Transforming Science and Technology in India
Gangan Prathap
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/809-810 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 809-810
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Corrigendum:Inter-Specific Relationship of Size and Walking Speed in Predaceous Ladybirds (Insecta:Coleoptera:Coccinellidae)
S. Ghosh, B. K. Agarwala
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/810-810 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 810-810
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News

Science Last Fortnight
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/811-814 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 811-814
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Research News

Punjab’s Food and Water Woes:Perils of Heavy Metal Contamination
Sarah Iqbal
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/815-816 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 815-816
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Commentary

Does Autonomy of Colleges Make a Difference to Academic Outcomes?
P. Mukhopadhyay, Murari P. Tapaswi, P. K. Sudarsan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/817-818 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 817-818
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Scientific Correspondance

Cyclone Ockhi and its Impact Over Minicoy Island, Lakshadweep, India
A. A. Fousiya, Aasif Mohmad Lone
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/819-820 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 819-820
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Recent Flood Event in Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India as Assessed Using Remote Sensing Data
Surajit Ghosh, Raj Kumar, Uttara Pandey, Parul Srivastava, Swapan Mehra
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/821-822 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 821-822
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Non-Tectonic Signals in Tectonic Geodesy
Bhaskar Kundu, Dibyashakti Panda, Vineet K. Gahalaut
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/822-825 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 822-825
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GENERAL ARTICLE

Electronic National Agricultural Markets:The Way Forward
A. Amarender Reddy
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/826-837 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 826-837
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Sustainable Exploitation of Building Stone in India–Emerging Issues
Abhishek Sharma, A. K. Mishra, B. S. Choudhary
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/838-844 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 838-844
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Collaboration Pattern in Male Breast Cancer Research
Sandhya Dwivedi, K. C. Garg
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/845-850 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 845-850
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Attrition of Agents in Indian Life Insurance Companies
Neha Chhabra Roy, Samik Shome
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/851-859 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 851-859
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REVIEW ARTICLE

Fluorosis and Iodine Deficiency Disorders in India
Andezhath K. Susheela
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/860-867 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 860-867
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RESEARCH ARTICLES

Rehabilitation Device Supporting Active and Passive Upper Limb Exercises
Roman Trochimczuk, Tomasz Huscio, Szymon Grymek, Dominika Szalewska
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/868-873 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 868-873
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Delineation of Subtle and Obscure Structures in West Bengal Shelf:A Remote Sensing and GIS-Based Parallel Approach
Subhobroto Mazumder, Kalyan Adhikari, Durga Shanker Mitra, Samiran Mahapatra, Krishan Kumar Singh Pangtey
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/874-885 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 874-885
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Marker to Authenticate Eurycoma Longifolia (Tongkat Ali) Containing Aphrodisiac Herbal Products
Jaya Vejayan, Aini Norhidayah Mohamed, Amira Alia Zulkifli, Yasmin Amira Che Yahya, Norliana Munir, Mashitah M. Yusoff
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/886-894 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 886-894
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A Simple Method for the Separation and Detection of Trace Levels of Buprofezin, Flubendiamide and Imidacloprid by NP-HPTLC and RP-HPTLC
B. Nareshkumar, Praveen U. Sangnalmath, S. Gayatridevi, K. Sreeramulu
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/895-903 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 895-903
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Ranking Mediterranean-Type Shrubs and Trees by their Allelopathic Activity is Not Independent of How Extract Concentration is Expressed
I. P. Pereira, L. S. Dias, A. S. Dias
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/904-909 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 904-909
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Capturing Richness-Independent Phylogenetic Diversity and Testing Surrogates in Woody Plant Communities
B. Divya, K. Praveen Karanth
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/910-919 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 910-919
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Understanding Sea Ice Melting Via Functional Data Analysis
Purba Das, Ananya Lahiri, Sourish Das
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/920-929 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 920-929
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RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS

Evaluation of School Backpack Prototype-Based on Gait Parameters, Energy Expenditure and Posture of Students
Ishant Gupta, Parveen Kalra, Rauf Iqbal
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/930-936 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 930-936
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Obtaining 3D and 3D Revert Cultures of BMG-1 Cell Line for the Analysis of Cytokine Expression Differences
Maddaly Ravi, Aishwarya Subramaniyan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/936-938 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 936-938
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Occurrence of Fusarium Species in Asymptomatic Barley Plants Grown in Field Conditions Under Differential Phosphate Regimes
Mariela Echeverria, Maria Virginia Moreno, Carla Caputo
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/939-944 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 939-944
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Agronomic Biofortification of Zinc in Wheat (Triticum Aestivum L.)
Arvind Kumar, Manas Denre, Ruplal Prasad
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/944-948 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 944-948
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Cotton Crop in Changing Climate
A. Shikha, P. Maharana, K. K. Singh, A. P. Dimri, R. Niwas
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/948-954 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 948-954
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Identification of Potential Areas for Crops
V. Ramamurthy, S. Chattaraj, S. K. Singh, R. P. Yadav
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/955-961 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 955-961
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Applications of Two-Dimensional Seismic Tomography for Subsurface Cavity and Dissolution Features Detection Under Doon Valley, NW Himalaya
A. K. Mahajan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/962-969 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 962-969
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Study of a Snow Avalanche Accident Along Chowkibal–Tangdhar Road in Kupwara District, Jammu and Kashmir, India
H. S. Gusain, V. D. Mishra, D. K. Singh
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/969-972 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 969-972
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Application of ICP-MS Technique for Analysis of Heavy Metals in LD Slag Fines
Shrenivas Ashrit, Ravikrishna V. Chatti, S. Sarkar, R. Venugopal, G. Udayabhanu Nair
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/973-977 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 973-977
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Preparation of Nanosized Bioapatite by Cryogenic Grinding from Sintered Scales of Silver Carp Hypophthalmichthys Molitrix (Cuvier and Valenciennes)
Ravneet, Gaurav Verma, Bandu Matiyal, Neha Thakur
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/977-982 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 977-982
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Effect of Temperature on Minor Invertebrate Predator Reduviid Isyndus Heros (Fab.) (Hemiptera:Reduviidae)
Rakshitha Mouly, T. N. Shivananda, Abraham Verghese
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/983-986 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 983-986
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Book Reviews

Mathematical Physics:With Applications, Problems & Solutions
Avinash Khare
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/987-987 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 987-987
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Comprehensive Remote Sensing, Volume 9:Applications for Societal Benefits
Ranganath Navalgund
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/988-988 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 988-988
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Personal News

Jayanta Kumar Ghosh (1937–2018)
R. V. Ramamoorthi
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/989-991 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 989-991
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K. Porsezian (1963–2018)
M. Lakshmanan
DOI: 10.18520/cs/v115/i5/992-993 ,  Vol 115, No 5 (2018), Pagination: 992-993
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