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Yash Pal


Yash Pal dies at 90: 'A philosopher of science, he excelled in several roles'

July 26, 2017 4:53 am

Best remembered for 'Turning Point', a popular TV programme he hosted on science, Yash Pal was among the first generation of visionary scientists who shaped India's science and education policies.

The communicator

July 26, 2017 12:15 am

Yash Pal leaves behind an aching void in an important project — the popularisation of science

Professor Yash Pal is no more; Twitterati share fond memories from 'Turning Point'

July 25, 2017 1:30 pm

Prof Yash Pal became a cult figure because of the weekly science programme on Doordarshan called Turning Point, hosted by thespian Girish Karnad. Many took to Twitter and other social media sites to express their sorrow on the demise of not only a great scientist and academician, but also first teacher for many.

Renowned Indian scientist Professor Yash Pal dead

July 25, 2017 10:06 am

A scientist of international repute, Pal was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1976 and India's second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan, in 2013.