Daily Archive: Monday, May 8, 2017

Takeaways from the 50th annual ADB meeting

Photo by: Asian Development Bank / CC BY-NC-ND Fifty years after it began operations, the Asian Development Bank spent its golden anniversary looking to the past as it attempts to shape its future in a turbulent and unpredictable era. In the decades since the bank’s 1966 launch, some $270 billion in loans and grants have been disbursed

Too few of us, say women astronomers

Written by Anuradha Mascarenhas | Pune | Published:May 9, 2017 2:58 am Women astronomers at meeting of International Astronomical Union in IUCAA, Pune. (Express Photo: Ajay Netragaonkar) Two leading women astronomers rued Monday that women make up only a sixth of the 12,662 members of the International Astronomical Union. In Pune to conduct the 99th