Information Today & Tomorrow
ISSN 0971-7102

Vol. 19  No. 3   September 2000

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Editorial Committee 

Dr. A. Lahiri 
Adviser (NISSAT
Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR)
New Delhi-110 016 

Ms. S. Ravindran 
DSIR, New Delhi-110 016 

Mr. B.G. Sunder Singh 
DSIR, New Delhi-110 016 

Ms. Kamini S. Mishra 
DSIR, New Delhi-110 016 

Mr. B.N. Sarkar 
DSIR, New Delhi-110 016 

Mr. Vimal Kumar Varun 
DSIR, New Delhi-110 016 

Mr. S. Subba Rao
Central Leather Research Institute

Editor: Prof. BK Sen

Editorial Office: 80, Shivalik Apartments, Alaknanda, New Delhi-110 019

Telefax: +91 11 6516078

2000 DSIR, New Delhi.

Cover Design: Vipul Gupta, SPA New Delhi.


Editorial: Media hype or is it real?

National Mapping of Science - India:

National Mapping of Science - India:
Chemistry and Chemical Enginnering

National Mapping of Science - India:
Earth Sciences

R U on Internet: Proliferation of ISPs and growth in
Internet Users and Domain Registration

Pune-Net: Current Status

VSNL under Attack

Web Trust: The Next Revolution


Reviews / Releases



Obituary: RD Taneja

Form IV

ITT 2000 at Bangalore
November 22-24, 2000

an opportunity for Budding Artists ...

8th CDS/ISIS User Group Meet at Ahmedabad
December 14-15, 2000

Published by the National Information System for Science & Technology (NISSAT), Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India, Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110 016.

INFORMATION TODAY & TOMORROW, published quarterly, is the official organ of NISSAT and aims at disseminating information concerning its programmes, activities and achievements as also of the various centres functioning under NISSAT. Additionally, it attempts to project major developments in the field of information science at the national and international levels.

Communications concerning this publication may be addressed to Dr. A. Lahiri. Material published in the journal can be reproduced with due acknowledgment to the source.