Ad Here  
October
November
December
January
February
March
 
 
The rise and rise of KCP Music happens The Gulf aviation boom When nations steal growth from one another… Valli, they are more marginalised Waning interest in public discussions… Moily’s bold thrust Tatas moving out of urea production... Fortune for Indian Airlines Shipping woes of Chennai companies WTO Meet: resolved to meet again Delhi Chalo... A more liberated TN… Vibrant Gujarat TELANGANA at last…BUT Tatas moving out of urea production... Bihar elections - the Rajaji formula worked Rahman at CIC Tihar, Puzhal not different from Parappana Agrahara No Maha Koottani in TN... Intellectual of rare qualities Breaththrough in malaria control No mega rail project for Tamil Nadu Towards speedy justice Wise Presidents A friendly business group The star of Spencers is no more Welcome changes that testify to Jayalalithaa’s return to health Put expensive assets created to use... Kinetic Karnataka Boy, can you beat these? Polls and promises Revive development banks... Remembering Indira Sivasailam... SoA @ 80 An informal presentation - analytical, forward locking... Funding the un-funded China invests in India Increasing non co-operation of state leaders Maximising the micro pricing … Cement prices continue to rise… Poor representation for Kerala and TN in Cabinet There was flood of milk. Reason: no milk commissioner! The balancing act A glass full of corruption TN accounts for the largest recruits by the IT sector Revving up the manufacturing sector He saved millions from starvation... Modi and the lady Excel Generators provide the vital back-up Five star activism stalls development activity Kudos to NDTV... A Grand Finale for SN’s MS centenary at the US… Pharma – overdose of copying Noble nonagenarians... S V Raju – a ‘good’ true liberal He continues the focus on social amelioration Adharma of opposition politics Telangana in top gear… A proud Madrasi Gas is the way forward The Swadeshi Trump Scientists urged to take up farmer-oriented research A think tank for Chennai Shaming of Tamils by Tamil farmers at Delhi Gay abandon in pricing Tribute – Manikam Ramaswami A C Muthiah – his munificent bequeaths to science How Air-India loses customs... F C Kohli - his concerns all embracing Auto components surge… When small is no larger beautiful.. Shale gas and its shallow future Like Hinduism: many paths to reach God... Rs.1600 crore paper board plant of TNPL Return to king coal for urea... Odisha: spectacular win by Naveen Patnaik Chennai and Kolkata miss opportunity to grow as Delhi and Mumbai Quality silica from Neyveli Airlines in India: cost and space Fuel for thought The why of tax incentives TN – agglomerate land holdings without alienating ownership Fall in crude prices help in oil sector reform Come elections, come advertisements... More Shakti to resource mobilisation... Muffled voices for merit… Mersal magnified New IT products of Ramco in the pipeline… Lalu’s envy, India’s pride Godspeed, Chief Minister JJ Delhi returns to BJP Road development slows down IPL type auction for VCs? Tough task taking states together Inflation: are we emulating Argentina and Brazil? Another Indian music maestro at the UN Marketing expert Balagopal is no more TIAM turns a full cycle Readers' Mail Discoms deserve better… Welcome GST Editor's Notes Convulsions in The Hindu Air Asia India will set new benchmarks for budget travel For whom the MIDS bell tolls? PPP mode for upgrading Corporation Hospitals Kulandai was a giant The brown list of Venkitaramanan CSR and CMI: promise of another Srinivasan Ramanujan... Where a state respects its litterateurs… Mu Sigma – is no more Limit foreign borrowings to hi-tech, export potential projects... CII projects higher growth… Should we change the official year? For whom the bell tolls? Insurance companies bleeding, yet no decision on increasing FDI limit! A Grand Finale for SN’s MS centenary at the US… The nuclear option Contrarian cousins When the President was rendered homeless… Protest masters... Secularism and anti-Hinduism Bihar – Nitish Kumar adopts the Lalu model The few handicaps... West Bengal: mindless malignancy An enemy’s enemy is a friend Cleaning Ganga – relocate tanneries and install electric crematoria Whistle-Stop Tour of Raghuram Rajan More heat than light Padma Bhushan for A Ramakrishna Roaring Ro-Ro facility Fortune 500 review Poor quality of university VCs The Ports’ Pasha expands into Tamil Nadu Naidu will soon build a new Hyderabad Engineering seats go abegging Online not in line with brick and mortar businesses... ONGC at KG Basin Land reclamation from sea appears cheaper! Modi storms Silicon Valley Alexa – Talking Wikipedia L&T- the specialty of special purpose vehicles GM Technology at last! Measuring roof tops in terms of KW/MW Eternal support for capitalisation of PS banks Plummeting profits of PSBs Tribute CRS, a jewel among managers, is no more. Cutting the nose to spite the face Delhi is distant… Welcome focus on core competence IPL - no surprise this scam Solar thermal shines… S Ramanathan – a versatile musician, musicologist Varuna (rain) in 2015; Vaayu (air) in 2016. Chennai devastated B H Kothari - a tribute Tax agriculture Computation of GDP – conundrums continue When online building permits work…. A welcome initiative by the judiciary The power-full Hindujas EEC at the National Media Centre R Sridhar steps down as CEO of Shriram Capital A yen for wastage… TGS- The king storyteller All eyes on Sankara Nethralaya An inexplicable neglect Adapt Vajpayee dinner diplomacy A rich pool of talent not utilised…. Tribute – M V Murugappan Haul over the coal Small units prefers to remain small... Multi-faceted Venkat Where is Rajaji? When TN politicians can emulate Kerala's CIPET hqrs to stay at Guindy – for the present? When Ratan Tata visited SRM EVM is tamper-proof Silver Years of Madras Musings Naidu’s return augurs well for Seemandhra More Shakthi to Das’ elbow to the lack of interest on the part of these to focus on original research. This despite the much lower costs of such research in India. The industry which thrived on the protection of a closed economy and the advantage of a vast domestic market, has failed to organise its evolution on healthy lines IAS invades NDDB... Lesson from Chandrababu Naidu The ‘Jayanthi Tax.’ Liberal imports idling indigenous capacities Dr C Rangarajan returns to Chennai Why this malaise in medical education? …and of a popular trade leader Delhi is distant Demise of a media baron... PC’s preference for professionals Parliament in paralysis... Things happen by accident and not by design... Not just in-laws (and outlaws); they’ve renowned academics at the helm! Quality education through the PPP mode Tribute – UCAL Selvan… Making ‘my Amaravati’... Strengthen the base... Build close rapport with business leaders Banning booze... GNS - 100: our first subscriber Shanti and Sadhana through Music Sri Lanka votes for change Diamond jubilee of Egmore Samskrt School Robber barons everywhere Focus on quality of power - its only around 170-180V The ‘Ayyo-yes’ is no more MHC should not return to its old indisciplined ways The rise and fall of Annamalai University TN-leverage strength of BHEL, NLC... The sea- saw battle continues... Building loyalty through the stomach Recognition to role of NBFCs.... Nuclear power at the nucleus The Jan Dhan bonanza Medical costs hit the roof... Which side are you, Montek? Sweet news for TN sugar mills Infrastructure funding – lessons learnt More tributes to GR Solar, solar everywhere … Why land prices zoom in TN? Preserving for the future Wanted: a second airport for Chennai Streamlining mandatory third party cover A professional at the helm of IRDA... Sweeter prospects for sugar London, London Narayan L&T: focus on infrastructure and more infrastructure… Welcome thrust on trade in Modi’s foreign visits... No engine for this car Permanent secretariat for TN GIM Colour-Chem’s colourful KRVS Align crops to agro climate endowments… Russi Mody – a tribute Don’t seem to feel the pulse… This scant respect for Law Make standards certification mandatory... Editor's Says Reliance’s TV – 18 ready to launch Tamil News Channel Paytm karo... Of course, Gujarat is vibrant
 
to the lack of interest on the part of these to focus on original research. This despite the much lower costs of such research in India. The industry which thrived on the protection of a closed economy and the advantage of a vast domestic market, has failed to organise its evolution on healthy lines

March end, Dr T Ramasami relinquished charge as Secretary, Department of Science & Technology. TR took with him to Delhi a reputation heading the Central Leather Research Institute with great distinction. Particularly impressive was his addressing the issue of tannery effluents ensuring zero discharge of effluents and preparing leather exporters to adapt to global fashion trends.

A chronic bachelor TR spent long hours at Technology Bhavan, headquarters of DST and worked hard to get priority for science. He introduced the Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) programme to kindle interest in science. For decades, there had been a lot of focus on pursuing higher studies in engineering and medicine to the neglect of science. TR’s initiatives resulted in massively expanding funding for pursuits in science, addressing the issue right from school education and extending it upto research for doctorates. Such interest has not been witnessed at Technology Bhavan in recent years. One, however, wished TR had continued to lend his services to the new government.

 

Author :
Reported On :
Sector :
Shoulder :
RELATED NEWS
ABOUT IE
IE, the business magazine from south was launched in 1968 and pioneered business journalism in south. Through the 45 years IE has been focusing on well-presented and well-researched articles. When giants in the industry stumbled to keep pace with the digital revolution, IE stayed affixed embracing technology.
Read more
 
PRIVACY POLICY
Economist Communications Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.
Read more
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
You agree that your use of this Website and the purchase of the magazine will be governed by these terms and conditions.
Read more
 
CONTACT US
S-15, Industrial Estate,
Guindy,
Chennai - 600 032.
PHONE: +91 44 22501236
EMAIL: indecom1968@gmail.com