• Pakistani Marine Security Agency captures three Indian fishing boats off Gujarat coast with around 18 fishermen aboard; Just four days ago, Pakistan had captured another boat and 12 fishermen off Gujarat coast
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Articles tagged under: science

Amrit Vidyalaya, Panchmahal wins Rural IT Quiz Gujarat State Finals

September 07, 2018
Amrit Vidyalaya, Panchmahal wins Rural IT Quiz Gujarat State Finals

Gandhinagar: It’s quiz time now for the rural school students in Gujarat, after completing their district level rural IT Quiz and participating in the State Rural IT Quiz today at Kadi Sarva Viswavidyalaya, Gandhinagar now marching for the National Rural IT Quiz to be held at Bangalore in November. Two students, Japan T Shah and Sneh T Parikh, both are of Std. X students from Amrit Vidyalaya, Panchmahal district emerged as State Winners and Het Kalpeshkumar Mehta (Std. X) and and Y...Read More

Century’s longest Lunar Eclipse tonight during 22.44 to 4.58 hours

July 27, 2018
Century’s longest Lunar Eclipse tonight during 22.44 to 4.58 hours

By Narottam Sahoo, Gujarat Science City Ahmedabad: This Friday will have another Good Friday as the Friday night will bring the longest total lunar eclipse of 21st century. In addition, the Red planet Mars will also to be closer to the red moon, casting a unique celestial phenomenon to observe and remember.   On July 27, the Sun, Earth and Moon are aligned, placing the moon opposite the sun in our sky, producing an eclipse as Earth’s shadow falls on the moon’s face. On the same...Read More

PRL Ahmedabad scientists discover new planet 600 light years away from the Earth

June 08, 2018
PRL Ahmedabad scientists discover new planet 600 light years away from the Earth

Bengaluru: Scientists of the Physical Research Laboratory of ISRO in Ahmedabad have found a sub-Saturn or super-Neptune size planet (mass of about 27 Earth Mass and size of 6 Earth Radii) around a Sun-like star to enable India join among the small group of nations which have discovered planets around stars. The team led by Prof Abhijit Chakraborty have found the planet going around the star in about 19.5 days with the host star about 600 light years away from the Earth, according to a mention...Read More

Bhavnagar to get Rs 80 crore regional science museum

May 24, 2018

Bhavnagar: Bhavnagar, which is presently known for its art and culture will soon to be known as the land of art, culture and science with the development of Regional Science Museum (RSM) here – expressed Shri Bhupendersinh Chudasama, Minister of State for Education and the Prabhari Minister for Bhavnagar. Laying down the foundation stone of the RSM Bhavnagar over an area of 20 acres of land near Nari Village, Shri Bhupendersinh Chudasama mentioned that the Government of Gujarat is establish...Read More

Rajkot to get Rs 78 crore Science Museum

April 13, 2018
Rajkot to get Rs 78 crore Science Museum

Rajkot: The city of Rajkot will have Rs 78 crore Science museum, ground breaking for which will take place on Sunday, April 15th by Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani. According to municipal commissioner Banchhanidhi Pani, the museum will come up in Ishwaria park over 10 acre land. Proposed museum will have robotics gallery, 3-D central court, library, Imax theater, life science, Nobel prize, physics etc sections. A memorandum of understanding(MoU) will be signed between the department...Read More

Gujarat Science City’s Narottam Sahoo conferred National Award of Indian National Science Academy (INSA)

March 16, 2018
Gujarat Science City’s Narottam Sahoo conferred National Award of  Indian National Science Academy (INSA)

Ahmedabad: The Indian National Science Academy (INSA), country’s apex organisation under Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India for promoting science in the country and harnessing scientific knowledge for the cause of humanity and national welfare has conferred its prestigious Indira Gandhi Prize for Science Popularisation to Dr. Narottam Sahoo, Senior Scientist, Gujarat Science City for the year 2017. The Indian National Science Academy (INSA) was established in Ja...Read More

Use vernacular languages in science communication: Prime Minister Modi

January 01, 2018

Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for using vernacular languages in promoting science communication in a "big way" to develop "love of science" in the youth, saying language should not be a barrier but a facilitator. Addressing the curtain-raiser ceremony of the commemoration of professor Satyendra Nath Bose's 125th birth anniversary in Kolkata via video-conference, he said Bose was a "crusader" for teaching of science in vernacular languages and had started a Bengali ...Read More

900 young scientists from 30 states participating in 25th National Children Science Congress at Gujarat Science City

December 28, 2017
900 young scientists from 30 states participating in 25th National Children Science Congress at Gujarat Science City

Ahmedabad: “The National Children Science Congress – 2017 (NCSC) has laid the foundation for taking India in top-three position in the world in the field of science technology by year 2030,” says Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani while inaugurating the 25th National Children Science Congress at the Science City here today. Mr. Rupani further stated that the young scientists with coordination of ‘Jai Jawan-Jai Kishan-Jai Science’ will built a strong India. The NCSC has attr...Read More

Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates ISRO exhibition at Surat

September 30, 2017
Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates ISRO exhibition at Surat

An exhibition highlighting the achievements of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh, in Surat, Gujarat yesterday. The exhibition was held under the aegis of Municipal School Board with participation by a large number of school children. The Lok Sabha MP Shri C.R. Patil, ...Read More

Chief Minister inaugurates 31st Gujarat Science Congress

February 04, 2017
Chief Minister inaugurates 31st Gujarat Science Congress

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today inaugurated the 31st Gujarat Science Congress at Pandit Deendayal Petrolium University situated near capital Gandhinagar, Mr Rupani on the occasion said that he wanted to formulate a new policy of science and technology which could provide suitable global platform in the field of science and technology the youth of the state. The two days annual event has been jointly organized by Gujarat Science Academy, Gujarat Energy Rese...Read More

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