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       Current Science - Volume 64
 
 

January 10, 1993 (1)

In this issue 3-4
SPECIAL SECTION: ANTHROPOLOGY
People of India: the profile of a national project (1985-92) - K. S. Singh 5-10

Exploring cultural diversity of the people of India - N. V. Joshi, Madhav Gadgil and Suresh Patil

10-17
Physical anthropology as a science: A commentary - B. M. Reddy, T. S. Vasulu and K. C. Malhotra 17-21

COMMENTARY

Scientific research as a career:  Challenges and obstacles - M. K. Chandra-shekaran

22-24
Enrico Fermi and the nuclear age 24-26
RESEARCH NEWS
Old wine in new bottle - T. M. Jacob 27

GENERAL ARTICLES

Turbulence on computers - R. Narasimha

28-32
The movement and implications of the Ganges-Brahmaputra runoff on entering the Bay of Bengal - Satish R. Shetye            32-38
RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS

Availability of photosynthetically active radiation in Antarctica - A. B. Dhaulakhandi, R. P. Joshi and M. C. Joshi

39-40

K/Ar hornblende ages from the Higher Himalaya: implications for the India-Asia collision and Himalayan metamorphism - Rasoul B. Sorkhabi, Arvind K. Jain, Susumu Nishimura, R. M. Manickavasagam and Edmund Stump

40-42
Ornithoid eggshells from Deccan intertrappean  beds  near Anjar  (Kachchh), Western India - Sunil Bajpai, Ashok Sahni and S. Srinivasan 42-45

Structural analysis of β-amino acid containing peptides - Shashidhar N. Rao, V. N. Balaji and K. Ramnarayan

46-49

Studies on DNA modification on Oscillatoria sp. MKU 178 - K. S. Selvakumar and S. Shanmugasundaram

49-50

Apiospora camptospora—A new fungus causing stalk rot in maize in India - S. S. Lambhate, W. D. More and M. B. Khetmalas

50-51

BOOK REVIEWS

Competing in the Electronics Industry: The Experience of Newly Industrializing Economics, reviewed by C. R. Subramanian 52-54
Biochemical Methods for Agricultural Sciences, reviewed by H. S. Savithri 54
HISTORICAL NOTES

Science in British India. Part II. Indian response - R. K. Kochhar

55-62

January 25, 1993 (2)

In this issue 67-68

CORRESPONDENCE

Oops, but is your journal showing?—a rejoinder - Rajendra K. Bera

69-70

NEWS

Adaptive response in radiation biology - M. Prakash Hande

70-71

COMMENTARY

Trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights: The case of software and India - R. Narasimhan 72-76

Extra-mural funding of research: results from the work of the  Inter-Agency Committee

76-79
NEWS
DST issues revised guidelines on overhead expenses in R&D programmes of the Central Government Departments/Agencies 79

GENERAL ARTICLE

How fast does a liquid evaporate? - P. N. Shankar

80-84

REVIEW ARTICLES

Modular protein structures - John Kuriyan

85-95

Recent developments in cell cycle regulation - G. Shanmugam

95-101

RESEARCH ARTICLE

Cloning  and  overproduction  of the  large  proteolytic  fragment  (Klenow) of Escherichia coli DNA polymerase I - N. A. Kaushik, R. P. Sanzgiri, M. S. Patil and V. N. Pandey

102-107

RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS

Enigma of the negative δ18O pulse at the last glacial maximum in the Arabian Sea - S. K. Gupta and P. Sharma

107-110

Metal levels in zooplankton from Hooghly estuary, India - Satyam Kumar Kundu and A. Choudhury

110-112

A method for the estimation of food consumption by chironomids - J. Muthu-krishnan and A. Palavesam

112-115

Electron microscopic observations of the Indian isolate of equine infectious anaemia virus grown in equine leucocytes - P. K. Uppal and M. P. Yadav

115-117

BOOK REVIEWS

Molecular Basis of Bacterial Pathogenesis, reviewed by J. S. Virdi

118-119
New Trends in Biotechnology, reviewed by Rajani S. Nadgauda 119-120
HISTORICAL NOTES

A Gentleman of the Old School: Homi  Bhabha and the development of science in India - George Greenstein

121-128
PERSONAL NEWS
Robert Eugene Marshak, an obituary by J. Pasupathy 129-130
The Walter J. Johnson Prize for John Kuriyan 131
Stevens-Shapiro Fellowship of UK to Bibas Kar 131

February 10, 1993 (3)

In this issue 135
CORRESPONDENCE

S&T in India - B. P. Singh; Shekhar Bhargava, Arvind Kumar; P. K. Seth

137
NEWS

Wing tip vortices of cyclonic proportions - Rajendra K. Bera

138-139

RESEARCH NEWS

Intermittency in tokamak edge turbulence - R. Jha

140-141

How to reap what you did not sow - T. Ramakrishnan

141
COMMENTARY

What's the use of physics? - C. H. Llewellyn Smith

142-145

Appropriate research: unnecessary injections in India - H. V. Wyatt and S. Mahadevan

145-146

SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE

Remote sensing - Pramod Kumar Verma; Ashok Kumar Joshi

146-147

On the one hand... - R. Srinivasan

147-148
Editor's note 148

Poredam urn burial — A Chalcolithic culture - P. Rajendran and Anupama Kshirsagar

148-149

Occurrence of giant Stegodon tusks from Narmada Valley, India - Vikram J. S. Lamba

149-150
GENERAL ARTICLE

Trees: Their uses and biology - H. Y. Mohan Ram

151-161
NEWS

Report on the brainstorming session in the area of tree biology - Parveen Farooqui

161-162
GENERAL ARTICLE

Profiles of scientific philosophy: Paradigms and serendipity - A. N. Mitra

162-168

REVIEW ARTICLE

Growth hormones and transgenic animals - P. Palanivelu and K. Dharma-lingam

169-175
RESEARCH ARTICLE

Adequacy of thermosyphon cooling for an Indian PHWR - P. K. Vijayan, V. Venkat Raj, D. S. Pilkhwal and S. K. Mehta

175-180
RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS

Pore size dependence on doping concentration in porous silicon - R. M. Vadjikar and R. V. Nandedkar

180-182
Radioactive intensities of coastal sediments of Chilka lake, east coast of India - B. K. Sahu, B. B. Pradhan and P. K. Panigrahy 182-184
Characterization of apthovirus type Asia-1 isolates of Indian origin using monoclonal antibodies - K. Prabhudas, G. Butchaiah, Sakkubai P. Rama-chandran and B. U. Rao 184-187
Far-red light-ethylene interaction in seed germination of Caesulia axillaris Roxb. - Dilip Amritphale 187-190

HISTORICAL NOTES

The story of the turbojet origins - B. R. Pai

191-194
PERSONAL NEWS

Fathers of the jet age receive the Charles Stark Draper Prize

195-196

February 25, 1993 (4)

In this issue 199
CORRESPONDENCE
Saving Indian science - L. V. Venkataraman; V. Srinivasan; S. S. Kalbag;
G. Shanmugam 
201-203
S&T scenario - A. D. Damodaran 203
Enzymatic activity of ribosomal RNA - D. P. Burma 203-204
Biology research in India - L. V. Venkataraman 204
OPINION
Indian biology research at crossroads — Another perspective - Kamaljit S. Bawa 205-207

A watershed in termite control - R. N. Sharma

208
NEWS

Finance Minister's pre-budget discussion with experts of Science and Technology - V. Siddhartha

209-210
Indo-French seminar on history of development of science in India and France (Covelong, Madras, October 20-23, 1992) - C. V. Sundaram 210-212
RESEARCH NEWS

Inheritance of chromatin structure - Rakesh K. Mishra

212-214

Rabid roles in vesicle fusion - Mani Ramaswami

214-215

And now . . . eusocial thrips! - Raghavendra Gadagkar

215-216
COMMENTARY
An encounter with genes - G. Baskaran 216-218

Mathematics education — some remedies - M. S. Rangachari

218-220

GENERAL ARTICLE

Lasers in dentistry - M. Thomas George, Ashima Valiathan, Argi L George and Denny J. Payapilly 221-226

REVIEW ARTICLES

How do senescing leaves lose photosynthetic activity? - Anil Grover

226-234

Systemic autoimmune diseases: Possible involvement of superantigens in the abnormal  immune response - M. S. Aryan Namboodiri

234-238
RESEARCH ARTICLE

Petrochemistry and tectonic evolution of Munnar Granite, Idukki district, Kerala - P. K. Thampi, P. K. R. Nair and G. Balasubramonian

238-243

RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS

Upper tropospheric circulation and thermal anomalies over Central Asia associated
with major droughts and floods in India -
M. Rajeevan
244-247

Crystal structure of monochloro trinitro Cu (II) lignocaine complex - A. Indira, A. M. Babu, S. B. Bellad, M. A. Sridhar, J. Shashidhara Prasad and C. K. Prout

247-252

Visualization of three-dimensional data by 'volume rendering' - N. Ramesh and G. Athithan

252-257

Plant regeneration from indica rice protoplasts - Reena Timothy and S. R. Sree Rangasamy

257-259

Effect of the pyrethroid insecticide fenvalerate on  sodium current of rat dorsal root ganglion neuron - Saumendra N. Sarkar, S. Haldar and S. K. Sikdar

260-262

Characterization of cellulose and hemicellulose degrading  Bacillus sp. from termite infested soil - Jaishree Paul and A. K. Varma

262-266

PERSONAL NEWS

An obituary of A. R. Gopal-Ayengar by C. R. Bhatia

267
An obituary of S. Sathyanarayana by S. S. Krishnamurthy 268
BOOK REVIEW

Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of India reviewed by M. R. Chandra-sekhara

269-270
Publications received 271

March 10, 1993 (5)

In this issue 275

CORRESPONDENCE

Doing good and great science in India - N. K. Notani

277

Intellectual property rights and transgenic varieties - H. K. Jain

278-279
SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE

Magnesium level - M. K. Nair; M. S. Valiathan and J. T. Eapen

279-280

Cytoplasmic inheritance of tolerance to insect pests in rice - V. L. V. Prasada Rao

280

Pleurotus djamor — A new edible mushroom - D. Geetha and K. Siva-prakasam

280-281

Natural occurrence of phyllody disease in niger (Guizetia  abbysinica) in Karnataka state - K. T. Rangaswamy and V. Muniyappa

281-282

NEWS

Third NOST conference - A. Srikrishna

282-283

RESEARCH NEWS

Insights into plasmid biology - Umender K. Sharma

283-285

Aspersing aspirin: Salicylate-inducible antibiotic resistance - D. P. Kasbekar

285-286

Union Budget 1993-94: Extracts from Finance Minister's  Speech and Finance Bill relevant to Science and  Technology

287

GENERAL ARTICLES

Doing science as a way of life - C. N. R. Rao

288-293

Star clusters in the Magellanic Clouds and their mass  functions - Ram Sagar

293-300

REVIEW ARTICLES

The extra-terrestrial Raman scattering - V. Krishan

301-305

Apomixis in sorghum line R473 — truth or myth? A critical  analysis of published work - S. Bala Ravi

306-315

Appraisal on the present status of research on apomixis  in sorghum - U. R. Murty

315-318
RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS

Influence of α-tocopherol on the antitumour potential and the toxicity of doxorubicin - A. Geetha and C. S. Shyamala Devi

318-320

Karyological study on Aphyllorchis montana Reichb. f. (Orchidaceae) - P. Santhan and K. Rajasekaran

321-322

Occurrence of B-chromosomes and karyotypic analysis in sedge genus  Eleocharis R. Br. - S. S. Bir, Paramjeet Cheema, Santosh Kumari and M . Sidhu

322-325

Gamma amylase activity — An alternate pathway of carbohydrate  metabolism in animals - D. K. Sharma and S. Sengupta

325-327

Thyroid hormone stimulates progesterone release from the  ovary of fish, Anabus testudineus - S. Gum, A. Bandyopadhyay, N. R. Jana and S. Bhattacharya

327-329
BOOK REVIEWS
Annual Review of Entomology 1991, reviewed by S. S. Krishna 330-331
Annual Review of Entomology 1992, reviewed by N. Ramakrishnan 331-333

Annual Review of Public Health 1992, reviewed by V. Raman Kutty

333-334

SPECIAL SECTION: OZONE

Ozone in the tropics - A. Mani

335-339

Ozone vertical distribution in the tropics - B. H. Subbaraya

339-344

A statistical analysis of total ozone data at four Indian stations - K. Nagabhushana Rao

344-348
BOOK REVIEWS
The Holes in the Ozone Scare, reviewed by Oliver M. Ashford 348-351
Ozone Depletion — Implications for the Tropics, reviewed by Rangarajan 351-354

March 25, 1993 (6)

Introduction - R. Narasimhan

358-360

Artificial intelligence (AI) as science and AI as engineering - R. Narasimhan

361-365

Architecture of intelligence: The problems and current approaches to solutions  - B. Chandrasekaran and Susan G. Josephson

366-380

Integrating connectionist and symbolic computation for the theory of language - Paul Smolensky, Geraldine Legendre and Yoshiro Miyata

381-391

Japan's fifth generation computer project: a summary - R. Chandrasekar and K. S. R. Anjaneyulu

391-392

Natural language processing: some recent trends - Aravind K. Joshi

393-406

Endowing AI with vision: A biological and computational perspective - Steven W. Zucker

407-418

Creativity and computers - Margaret A. Boden

419-433

The Age of the Intelligent Machines - R. Chandrasekar

434-436

Review of the Video-tape ' The Age of Intelligent Machines: Machines That Think' - R. Chandrasekar

436-437

The contributors

438-439

April 10, 1993 (7)

In this issue 447-448
RESEARCH NEWS

Beyond Mendeleev - G. S. Ranganath

449-451

On the right trk - Mahendra Rao

451-452

Folding in an unfolded protein - Jayant B. Udgaonkar

452-453

OPINION

Save science or scientists' interest? And why? - Y. P. Joshi

454-458
GENERAL ARTICLE

Dividing the labour in cells and societies - J. T. Bonner

459-466
SPECIAL SECTION

Science and technology in the post-liberalization era [Guest editorial ] - R. A. Mashelkar and C. N. R. Rao

467-470

Crisis in Indian science and technology: Some crucial  factors for consideration - C. N. R. Rao

471-472

Emerging technology challenges in the post-liberalization era - M. M. Sharma

473-475

The role of technology in industrial competitiveness in  post-liberalization economy — some issues and  challenges for India - N. M. Dhuldhoya

475-487

Globalization — an entrepreneur's point of view - Hasmukh Shah

487-490

Publicly funded R&D institutions in the post-liberalization  era - R. A. Mashelkar

490-494

Technology policy in a liberalizing economy - R. Narasimha

494-502

Intellectual property rights in India—some suggestions  for a new strategy - Sekhar Raha

502-504

S&T in the post-liberalization era: Role of the  government and the industry - K. V. Swaminathan

505-507

The role of atomic energy, space and defence - R. Chidambaram, U. R. Rao and A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

508-510
REVIEW ARTICLE

Analytical nondestructive evaluation for materials characterization - Baldev Raj

511-518
RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS

Fission track age of zircon separates of tuffaceous mudstones of  the Upper Siwalik
subgroup of Jammu-Chandigarh sector of the Panjab  Sub-Himalaya -
Y. P. Mehta, A. K. Thakur, Nand Lal, B. Shukla and S. K. Tandon

519-521

A potential immunosuppressive role for vasoactive  intestinal peptide (VIP)  in leishmaniasis: Evidence from the use of a selective VIP  antagonist - Ishaya H. Nock and Jayashri D. Sharma

521-524

Characteristics of larval mark and origin of radii - K. K. Tandon and M. S. Johal

524-526
Addendum to Padmanaban, G., "Indian Biology Research at Crossroads", Curr.
Sci., 1992, 62, 509-511.
526
BOOK REVIEW

Manual of Clinical Methods, reviewed by Joy Philip

527

PERSONAL NEWS

A superb teacher-learner, an obituary of D. S. Kothari - N. panchapakesan 528-529
HISTORIAL NOTES
Meghnad Saha - His science and life - Virendra Singh 530-536

April 25, 1993 (8)

In this issue 543-544
CORRESPONDENCE
Sasti Brata Kabiraj 545
The great divide - Can we bridge it? [Guest Editorial] - G. Venkataraman 546-548
Science and technology in a poor country - C. R. Bhatia 548-549
Pest-resistant crop varieties: A case for reconsideration - R. N. Sharma 550
NEWS
A Nigerian and a Mexican share the 1992 Kalinga Award - Vinay Kamble 550-551
IUCAA dedicated - Jayant V. Narlikar 551-552
RESEARCH NEWS
Conducting polymers - Newer avenues of application - S. Ramakrishnan 552-554
How to reap what you did not sow - II - T. Ramakrishnan 554-555
COMMENTARY
Invasive alien weeds in the Western Ghats - R. Muniappan and C. A. Viraktamath 555-558
TECHNICAL NOTES
Effect of ultrasonication on the floatability of galena - B. P. Singh 558-559
Studies on weathering of Kailasanatha Temple, Kancheepuram - M. Singh 559-565
GENERAL ARTICLES
Some emerging trends in physics - N. Mukunda 566-568
NRDC: The story of the transformation of a public enterprise - Ashok Parthasarathi and N. K. Sharma 569-574
REVIEW ARTICLES
Anthocyanins - Prospective food colours - V. R. Shenoy 575-579
High latitude-low latitude ionosphere coupling - V. V. Somayajulu and Ligi Cherian 579-587
Ionosphere-thermosphere coupling - R. Sridharan 588-598
RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS
Endomyocardial fibrosis is possibly an interstitial heart disease - C. C. Kartha 598-601
Differential aggression towards alien conspecifics in a primitively eusocial wasp - Arun B. Venkataraman and Raghavendra Gadagkar 601-604
Organogenesis in Saccharfum officinarum L. variety Co 740 - L. C. Mohatkar, A. N. Chaudhuri, A. B. Deokar and B. S. Shaw 604-605
BOOK REVIEWS
Advanced Ceramics, reviewed by T. S. Kannan 606-607
Industrial Biotechnology, reviewed by A. P. Joshi 607-608
Nervous Systems - Principles of Design and Function, reviewed by S. C. Lakhotia 608-609
NCRP Report No. 113, Exposure Criteria for Medical Diagnostics Ultra-sound: Criteria Based on Thermal Mechanisms, reviewed by K. Sadasivan 610-611
Erratum 611
PERSONAL NEWS
A renowned cosmic-ray physicist, an obituary of Bernard Peters - D. Lal 612-614
ACADEMY NEWS
INSA elects new fellows 615-618

May 10, 1993 (9)

In this issue 623
CORRESPONDENCE
Basic science - A. H. Tobaccowalla;  Rahul Bajaj;  P. N. Tandon 625-626
Malaise in Indian science - S. C. Tiwari 626-627
OPINION
What ails Indian science - Rajendra K. Bera 628-629
NEWS
A report on the 35th DAE symposium on solid state physics - A. Sequeira 629-631
SPECIAL SECTION: OZONE
Surface ozone measurements from Dakshin Gangotri, Antarctica - C. R. Sreedharan, D. G. Russel and S. S. Basarkar 632-634
Ozone soundings over Antarctica - C. R. Sreedharan, P. M. Gulhane and S. S. Kataria 634-636
The first detection of Antarctic ozone hole - Shigeru Chubachi 636-639
GENERAL ARTICLES
Clusters of master control genes regulated the development of higher organisms - Edward B. Lewis 640-649
Even insects experience visual illusions - Mandyam V. Srinivasan 649-655
Micobacteria and the hosts - P. R. Mahadevan 655-659
REVIEW ARTICLES
Electrodynamic coupling between different regions of the atmosphere - G. S. Lakhina 660-666
Role of middle atmosphere coupling processes in ozone change - A. Jayaraman 666-672
RESEARCH ARTICLE
A model study of the growth of summer monsoon disturbances - S. V. Kasture, R. N. Keshavamurthy and V. Satyan 673-679
RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS
Occurrence of ultramafic breccia in the Aravalli fold belt, Rajasthan - M. Mohanty, G. P. Gupta and R. L. Sahu 679-681
Addition of lysine, an amino acid to fix fragile structures, cytoskeleton for electron microscopic studies - Sajid Husain and Usha Luthra 681-682
Restriction enzyme digestion patterns of DNA from an Indian isolate of equine herpes virus-1 - P. K. Uppal, E. Plateau and M. P. Yadav 682-684
On the possibility of allochtonous peat on the inner shelf off Karwar - A. Mascarenhas, A. L. Paropakari and C. Prakash Babu 684-687
Antispermatic activity of Azadirachta indica leaves in albino rats - Parveen D. Shaikh, B. Manivannan, K. M. Pathan, M. Kasturi and R. Nazir Ahamed 688-689
BOOK REVIEWS
Why are Things the Way They Are?, reviewed by T. V. Ramakrishnan 690-691
Superconductivity Today (an Elementary Introduction), reviewed by R. Srinivasan 691
Bose and His Statistics, reviewed by Aravind Kumar 691-692
HISTORICAL NOTES
Ghani, the Indian oil press: an ancient technology - K. T. Achaya 693-698

May 25, 1993 (10)

In this issue 703
OPINION
What should India be doing in the human genome? - J. Gowrishankar 705
The Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and its role in conserving India's biodiversity - R. J. Ranjit Daniels 706-708
NEWS
Report on the discussion meeting on icosahedral symmetry in materials - P. Ramachandra Rao 708-709
SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE
An epidemic outbreak of Panonychus ulmi (Koch.)(Acari: Tetranychidae) in apple orchards of Himachal Pradesh, India - R. Kumar and O. P. Bhalla 709
In vitro propagation of Scilla hyacinthina (Roth.) Macbr. - C. Sudhersan and D. Padmanabhan 710
GENERAL ARTICLE
Tiger census: Role of quantification - A. P. Gore, S. A. Paranjpe, Geetha Rajgopalan, A. V. Kharshikar, N. V. Joshi, M. G. Watve and M. G. Gogate 711-714
REVIEW ARTICLE
Recent advances in plant genetic engineering - S. Mohan Jain 715-724
RESEARCH ARTICLES
Marginal lensing by rich clusters of galaxies - D. Narasimha 725-728
Eulitic and ferrosilitic orthopyroxenes from ferrosyenites of south India: evidences for a high temperature crystallization and tholeiitic parentage - C. Leelanandam 729-735
Conservation of mural paintings - S. Subbaraman 736-753
RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS
Two-Fermi liquid model for high Tc superconductivity involving suppression of tunnelling by decoherence - N. Kumar 754-755
Large size fractals in ion-conducting polymers: A novel experimental observations - Amita Chandra and Suresh Chandra 755-757
Role of materials released from Escherichia coli cells in the catabolite repression of L-arabinose isomerase induced by γ-irradiation - Ascema Chatterjee and A. K. Bhattacharya 757-760
Analysis and characterization of Charminar lime plaster - M.  Singh 760-764
BOOK REVIEWS
Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Physics 1991, reviewed by C. S. Warke 765-769
An Introduction to Peptide Chemistry, reviewed by P. S. Ghaswala 769
The Essentials of Viruses, Vectors and Plant Diseases, reviewed by M. R. N. Murthy 769-770
ACADEMY NEWS
Indian Academy of Sciences elects new Fellows - 1992 771-777

June 10&25, 1993 (11&12)

Special Issue: Quaternary period in India

Foreword 783
This issue 785-786
SOUTH INDIA
Neogene uplift and geomorphic rejuvenation of the Indian Peninsula - B. P. Radhakrishna 787-793
Geomorphological evolution of Konkan Coastal Belt and adjoining Sahyadri Uplands with reference to Quaternary uplift - K. B. Powar 793-796
Major neotectonic events during the Quaternary in Krishna-Godavari basin - S. K. Biswas 797-803
Quaternary of the East Coast of India - R. Vaidyanadhan and R. N. Ghosh 804-816
Quaternary fluvial systems in Upland Maharashtra - S. N. Rajaguru, Vishwas S. Kale and G. L. Badam 817-822
WEST INDIA
The Quaternary sediments in Gujarat - S. S. Merh and L. S. Chamyal 823-827
Slope-deviatory alignment, stream network and lineament orientation of the Sabarmati River system - Neotectonic activity in the Mid- to Late Quaternary - B. K. Sareen, S. K. Tandon and A. M. Bhola 827-836
Gravity and seismicity of Jaisalmer region, Rajasthan - N. Krishna Brahmam 837-840
Spread of loess and march of desert in Western India - R. K. Pant 841-847
INDO-GANGETIC TERRAIN
Implications of electrical conductivity structures in the tectonic framework of northwest India - B. R. Arora 848-855
Quaternary sedimentation in the Indo-Gangetic basin: A review - Charu C. Pant and A. K. Sharma 855-862
HIMALAYAN DOMAIN
Magnetic polarity stratigraphy of Upper Siwalik of northwestern Himalayan foothills - A. Ranga Rao 863-873
Uplift and geomorphic rejuvenation of the Himalaya in the Quaternary period  - K. S. Valdiya 873-885
Seismic gaps and likelihood of occurrence of larger earthquakes in northern India - K. N. Khattri 885-888
Patterns preceding major earthquakes in northeast India - Harsh K. Gupta 889-893
Upper Pliocene-Quaternary vertebrate communities of the Karewas and Siwaliks - Ashok Sahni and B. S. Kotlia 893-898
Quaternary basins of Ladakh and Lahaul-Spiti in northwestern Himalaya - T. N. Bagati and V. C. Thakur 898-903
Quaternary deposits along the Indus-Suture zone and evolution of Himalayan rivers - M. E. Brookfield 903-907
Quaternary climatic changes indicated by planktonic foraminifera of northern Indian Ocean - A. D. Singh and M. S. Srinivasan 908-915
OCEAN AROUND
Pattern and nature of sedimentation on the Continental shelves of the Indian craton during the Quaternary - P. C. Shrivastava and P. R. Chandra 915-918
SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES
Lateritic bauxite profiles of southwestern and southern India - Characteristics and tectonic significance - T. C. Devaraju and S. D. Khanadali 919-921
Quaternary tectonics and climatic record in tropical weathering profiles - P. K. Banerjee 921-923
Quaternary volcanic activity in Deccan Plateau - B. M. Karmarkar, S. R. Kulkarni and S. S. Marathe 923-925
Age and mineralogy of the miliolites of Saurashtra and Kachchh, Gujarat - B. L. K. Somayajulu 926-928
Sediment load of Indian rivers - V. Subramanian 928-930
Palynostratigraphy of lake deposits of Himalaya and palaeoclimate in Quaternary period - Chhaya Sharma 930-932
Palaeoseismicity studies in Meghalaya - B. K. Rastogi, R. K. Chadha and G. Rajagopalan 933-935
Foraminifera and changing pattern of monsoon rainfall - Rajiv Nigam 935-937
 
     
   

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