Issue Date: Oct 15, 1992
INDIANS still do not have the culture of seeking patents. Over the last 15 years, foreigners have obtained two to three times more patents in India every year than Indians. In 1989-90, Indians held less than one-fifth of all patents in force in India. Of the 1,040 Indian applications filed for patents in 1989-90, 32 per cent and 25 per cent came from Delhi and Maharashtra respectively, which is probably reflective of the large number of scientific and technological personnel in these areas.
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
Butterflies on the roof of the world is a vivid and engaging narrative of the author's rendezvous with the butterflies and moths in particular, and nature in general