‘Water Man of India’ Rajendra Singh wins Stockholm Prize for Restorations

March 20, 2015 / No Comments

Rajendra Singh, better known as the 'Water Man of India' has won the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize. The aspiring environmental activist will receive an award worth $ 1,50,000 and it will be presented by the honorable Swedish King on Aug. 26 during the World Water Week. By winning this honor, Rajendra Singh became the the fifth Indian to win the prestigious ...

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan to head prestigious Royal Society

March 19, 2015 / No Comments

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, the Indian Origin American scientist whose work in molecular biology fetched him the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been confirmed as President elect of Britain's prestigious Royal Society. This post was previously held by eminent names which includes, Isaac Newton and Ernest Rutherford. Dr Venkatraman Ramakrishnan will succeed geneticist Sir Paul Nurse, who is also a Nobel Laureate. Venkatraman upon ...