Reply to the Draft roadmap for cooperation between India and the European Union

Note India Platform for SFIC 1403 Extract: The difference between two regions The Draft roadmap for cooperation between India and the European Union is an interesting document because of its specificity and the pointers it gives of where to look for successful and important science and technology collaborations between the two regions in the short […]

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Opportunities for Europe and India at the level of research and innovation: A feedback note at the occasion of the high-level roundtable on India and the EU innovating together (in health, water and energy)

Indo-European Partnership in R&I roundtable – Feedback from the India Platform An extract – Different cultural contexts: “Historically, India and Europe have had very different traditions of systematic knowledge development and entrepreneurship. Europe has a centuries-old tradition of (1) building research teams and research culture and (2) transferring results from academic research to the world […]

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Rajaram Hegde’s Weekly Column (in Kannada)

Rajaram Hegde has continued to write his weekly articles in a well-known Kannada daily, Hosadigantha. Here are some important articles that led to a lot of discussion in the electronic media in Karnataka: • Ivarella Bhaarateeya Muslimara Hitachintakre? (Are they the well-wishers of Indian Muslims?), Hosadiganta, 11 Dec 2015. • Ramayana Mahabharathagala Kurita Vismruti (Amnesia about the […]

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Special issue of Theatrum Historiae, a scientific journal of the Institute of Historical Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Pardubice

Dr. Dunkin Jalki, Dr. Sufiya Pathan and Prof. Dr. Martin Fárek functioned as coordinators for the special issue and contributed articles focused on the descriptions of caste in India: • “On the difficulty of refuting or confirming the classical theory of the caste system” by Dunkin Jalki and Sufiya Pathan • “Caste or qualification? Caitanya […]

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Avadhana: A conversation of S.N. Balagangadhara with Shatavadhani R.Ganesh

“Avadhana” means perfect concentration in Sanskrit. The art of avadhana requires the highest degree of retention and problem solving skills. Shatavadhani R.Ganesh is a practitioner of the art of avadhana, a polyglot, an author in Sanskrit and Kannada and an extempore poet in multiple languages. He has performed more than 1000 avadhanas, in Kannada, Sanskrit, […]

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