Category: Science

New Freedom, New Equality

Intro : In tussle between telecom companies and start-ups, consumer rights of netizens and cyber security are turning out to be crucial issues which TRAI and the Govt. will have to address.

As the country will celebrate 30 years of public internet in India, with 30 crore internet users, netizens are making another history by ensuring 10 lakh online petition in 10 days as part of “Savetheinternet” digital activism campaign to support net neutrality. Continue Reading..


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Tapping the offshore wind

The main benefit of going offshore is that wind conditions are known to be steadier and less seasonal and provide power close to load centres compared to onshore

The main benefit of going offshore is that wind conditions are known to be steadier and less seasonal and provide power close to load centres compared to onshore

For long, Tamil Nadu has not been able to tap the vast potential of wind energy a long coastline offers. Continue Reading..


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Ideas Matter

Recently concluded Indian Science Congress in Mumbai had a session dedicated to contributions of India to Science and Technology. It is for the first time that India officially acknowledged her invaluable contributions in generating and distributing knowledge. It is quite unfortunate that the discussions went on in the session generated much controversies among scientists and technologists. This event shows that even after about more than six decades of Independence, we Indians have not yet regained our self esteem which was lost during the 19th century when British were trying to find out a method to enslave India. The speech made by Lord Macaulay in the British parliament on 2nd February 1835 speaks all. “I have travelled across the length and breadth of India and I have not seen a person who is a beggar, who is a thief. Such wealth I have seen in this country, such high moral values, people of such calibre, that I do not think we could ever conquer this country, unless we break the very backbone of this nation, which is her spiritual and cultural heritage and therefore, I propose that we replace her old and ancient system, her culture, for if Indians think that all that is foreign and English is superior and better than their own, they will lose their self esteem and they will become what we want them, a truly dominated nation.” Continue Reading..


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