In ancient time, mathematics was mainly used in an auxiliary or applied role. Thus, mathematical methods were used to solve problems in architecture and construction (as in the public works of the Harappan civilization) in astronomy and astrology (as in the words of the Jain mathematicians) an...
MATHEMATICS IN INDIA-
PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
Let’s begin with sloka 1.4 of “Sulba sutra”
“Deerkha chaturasrasya akshnayarajju:
Paarshwamaanee thiryangmaaneecha prithak bhoopathe
Kurutha: thadupayam karothee”
(The area of square of diagonal of a rectangle is the sum of the a...
Mathematics in Indian has a very long and hallowed record. Sulvasutras, the most ancient extant written sms messages (prior to 800 BCE) that deal with mathematics, clearly situation and make use of the so-called Pythagorean theorem apart from providing various exciting estimates to surds, in connect...
Pharmacy education in India: Past, present and future
The life of pharmacists is simply the story of people with a purpose “to produce new and better remedies in man’s fight against diseases and malnutrition”. Thus pharmacist is the key element of any country’s pharmaceutical spectrum and...
Wind Vs. Solar in the Race for India’s Energy Future
This article compares the present and future potential for energy production from wind and solar sources in India and presents a brief analysis of future trends in these two energy technologies.
India is undergoing an energy c...
Project Management and Innovation: Past and Future
Nikunj M. Prajapati
Sardar Patel Institute of Technology
Gujarat Technological University, Gujarat, India
Originally developed a way back, in the mid-20th century, project management has become a distincti...
A Vision for the New Millennium
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
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110 017, India
Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 375 Hudson Street, New York,...
The Culture and Civilisation of Ancient India in Historical Outline
D. D. Kosambi
Preface 1. THE HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE 1.1. The Indian Scene 1.2. The Modern Ruling Class 1.3. The Difficulties Facing the Historian 1.4. The Need to Study Rural and Tribal Society 1.5. The Villages 1.6. Recapitulat...
India as a player in Mathematics
India has become a player of reasonable standing in the international mathematical arena — not quite a big power yet but with reasonable prospects of attaining that status. |
Very few, even among mathematicians, would recognise June 11 as a l...
Past, present and future for education system
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From: David H Rhodes, Keeble Park North, Bishopthorpe, York. THE school examination results have been announced and no doubt many students are rejoicing in what they have attained throug...
The telecommunications industry is one of the fastest growing industries in India. It more than characterized the boom in the Indian economy. The teledensity in India grew at a rate from just about three for every 100 people in 2000 to reach 10.66 per 100 as of October 2005. This pheno...
BPO Industry in India- A Report
This report discusses the concept of BPO , its entry in the Indian markets , its reasons for doing so, its present and projected growth, the competition given to the Indian BPO industry by the developing BPO demand in China and also discussing the BPO indu...
Water Scenario: Past, Present and Future of Pakistan
By: Muhammed Zafir Zia
Per capita availability of surface water in Pakistan is gradually dwindling from 5300 cubic meter in 1951 to 1000 cubic meters in 2005 and is projected to hit less than 1000 cubic meters making Pakistan a water...
Discuss the role of Venture Capital, Past, Present and Future - for the growth of Indian Economy.
According to the latest data available with SEBI, Venture Capital Funds (VCFs) and Foreign Venture Capital Investors (FVCI) have reduced their investment in real estate companies during the June-2008...
A healthier future for India
Affordable care, preventive medicine, and healthy behavior must be the pillars of India’s health care reform.
JANUARY 2008 • Rajat Gupta
In This Article
* About the authors
Over the past four years of historic economic growth, leaders in Ind...
The Future of Management Education
As business leaders try to navigate and rebuild economies savaged by the global meltdown, business schools around the world are rethinking leadership and how to train the next generation of managers in the midst of unprecedented challenges. It is n...
Public libraries and development planning in Pakistan: a review of past efforts and future needs
Syed Jalaluddin Haider
Department of Library and Information Science, University of Karachi
Background Pakistan as an independent country came into being on 14 August 1947 as a result of the partition...
Future of Online Retailing in India
Sabyasachi Das* and 2Kishore C. Behura
According ICRIER (Indian Council for Research and International Economic Relations) estimates, retail accounts for over 10 per cent of India’s GDP. Fuelled by increasing customer base, rising disposable i...