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Understanding the legacy of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, the father of Indian statistical research

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, India’s ‘Plan Man’, would have turned 125 today. Here’s an incomplete list of his contributions to his nation and his society

Ousted ISI chief gets plum post within days

After removing B K Roy, govt makes him chief of cryptology centre


ISI director sacked over ‘financial, administrative irregularities’

Despite repeated attempts, Roy could not be reached for comments. S K Iyer, chief executive of ISI, when contacted, said: “I have no comments to offer about the current situation.”

‘Cryptology imperative in age of info-sharing,’ says ISI Director Bimal Roy

Bimal Roy said that the study needed to be indigenised so that India might achieve self-reliance in the area.

Shourie: Monetise non-productive assets of PSUs

PSUs and banks should set up holding companies and monetize their idle and non-performing assets.

Good policies call for good data standards: President

Pranab Mukherjee said that improved ability to analyse data had led to an improvement in weather forecasting systems.


Pranab urges SC to dismiss Sangma plea

Urging the Supreme Court to dismiss a challenge to his election,President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday sought dismissal of a petition by former Speaker P A Sangma at the preliminary stage itself.

MCX-SX to launch 40-stock equity index

MCX-SX,the latest entrant into the national level stock-exchanges in India like BSE-30 and Nifty-50,on Wednesday announced its flagship index ‘SX-40’ which will comprise 40 top stocks based on liquidity and non-promoter market value among others

Ready to face probe on Pranab’s signature: ISI

The Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) today said it was ready to face an inquiry if NDA presidential candidate P A Sangma went to court to challenge the authenticity of the signature of UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee in his resignation from the ISI tendered on June 20.

Pranab trashes fake signature charge,BJP may move court

The BJP upped the ante against UPA Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee on the issue of violation of office-of-profit rules