India Ups Ante, Strikes Pakistan Army Bastions Across Border

The borders between India and Pakistan are tense with Indian army chief declaring that several pakistan targets have been smashed in an indication of increased border skirmishes between the two countries, with the International Court of Justice staying Pakistan miliatry court’s death sentence on Kulbhushan Jadhav. “Punitive fire assaults are being undertaken across the line of control,” said Army spokesperson ...

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Dangal vs Baahubali 2: How China Turned Around BO Fortunes?

  Aamir Khan-starrer ‘Dangal’ was able to make a second innings in its run for box office collections, garnering more than what it could collect in domestic market. Compared to India domestic collections of Rs.835 crore, its latest release in China grossed Rs.646 crore as of Saturday, making a solid entry into the Rs.1500-crore club with ‘Bahubali 2’. The astonishing ...

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Watch Live: ISS Crew to Conduct Emergency Spacewalk Today to Replace MDM Box

NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer will venture outside the International Space Station on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, to conduct the 201st spacewalk to repair the MDM box for communications maintenance. Photo Credit: NASA

NASA will undertake its an urgent repair work outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday, May 23 with expedition 51 Commander Whitson and Flight Engineer Fischer replacing a malfunctioning computer relay box that failed three days ago. The box known as multiplexer-demultiplexer (MDM) is the only other unit that regulates the operation of radiators, solar arrays and cooling loops, ...

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CBSE Class 12 Results: PIL on Moderation Marks Keeps Board in Dilemma

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The Delhi High Court on Monday asked CBSE why it cannot defer the implementation of “No Grace Marks” policy to next years as many state boards have decided to postpone it to 2018, a decisiion that may affect CBSE students and Delhi students in particular. The Delhi High Court bench termed the CBSE decision to scrap “moderation” marks from this ...

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Poor Sleep? It’s Linked to Air pollution, Says Study

  Your exposure to air pollution or nitrogen dioxide and small particulates known as PM 2.5s are linked could impact the body note merely with breathing problems but also irritating your nose, your sinuses and the back of your throat, all leading to sleep disruption as well, said researchers. Martha Billings of the University of Washington said air pollutants entering ...

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Baahubali 2 Gross Earnings at Rs.1550 Crore, ‘Mahabharat’ Next on Rajamouli Mind?

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SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus ‘Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion’ is still among the top draws of the fourth weekend though its earnings slowed down to Rs.15 crore range now, still far better than the newly-released ‘Half-Girlfiiend’ and ‘Hindi Medium’ or ‘Keshava’ in Telugu or in Kannada, Shivarajkumar’s ‘Bangara, S/o Brangarada Manushya’. Amid unconfirmed news that Hindi ‘Dangal’ has grossed Rs.1,500 ...

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Qasar-Based Map of Universe Prepared by Space Scientists

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Based on the position of quasars, astronomers have prepared the first map of the universe large-scale structure of the universe. They have made use of the Sloan Foundation Telescope for two years and surveyed the universe under the project Sloan Digital Sky Survey’s Extended Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (eBOSS), enabling them measure three-dimensional positions of more than 147,000 quasars. Quasars ...

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NASA Names New Space Bacteria on ISS After Dr. Abdul Kalam

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A new radiation-resistant bacteria found on the filters of the International Space Station (ISS) has been named ‘Solibacillus kalamii’ to honour the late Indian President, Dr Abdul Kalam. Dr Kalam was a renowned missile and space scientist and took his initial lessons in rocket technology at NASA in 1963 before India’s first rocket-launching facility was set up in Thumba in ...

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Alien Megastructure’s Flip-Flop Brightness Intrigues Space Researchers

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Initially thought an “Alien Megastructure”, the recently named Tabby Star suddenly started dipping brightness that send the oberservs of the celestial body intrigued about its mystrious source of light and its fluctuations. Discovered by the NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, the KIC 8462852 has been named Tobby Star after Tabetha Boyajian, lead researcher of the team that observed the celestial body ...

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The deaf-blind can now ‘watch’ television via GoAll app

PervasiveSUB compiles all the subtitles of television channels and sends them to a central server which forwards them to smartphones or tablets.CREDIT:UC3M

A project called PervasiveSUB has come out to help the blind and deaf people to get all television info on their finger tips literally. The program compiles all the subtitles of television channels and sends them to a central server which forwards them to smartphones or tablets. From there, they are sent to the Braille line of the deaf-blind person ...

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Work on ISRO-NASA Joint Satellite NISAR to Detect Earthquakes Underway, to be Launched in 2021

The joint NASA and ISRO project to make NISAR – the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite – at a cost of 1.5 billion dollars, possibly be the world’s most expensive Earth imaging satellite, is progressing to become a reality soon. NISAR will be a two frequency RADAR, with an L-band 24 centimetre RADAR and another S-band 13 centimetre one. S-band ...

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Scientists Find Moon Orbiting 3rd Dwarf Planet in Kuiper Belt

Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope astronomers found a moon orbiting the third largest dwarf planet, 2007 OR10. The pair resides in the frigid outskirts of our solar system the Kuiper Belt, a realm of icy debris left over from our solar system’s formation 4.6 billion years ago. With this discovery, most of the known dwarf planets in the Kuiper Belt ...

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Microwaving Mushrooms Bolster Antioxidants: Study Shows

Grilled and microwaved mushrooms lose barely any nutritional properties. CREDIT SINC

The most mushrooms are commonly cooked before being consumed but scientists from Mushroom Technological Research Center of La Rioja (CTICH) studied different cooking methods like boiling, microwaving, grilling and frying and found out that the second one is the best in terms of proximate composition and antioxidant capacity of most cultivated mushrooms worldwide. Next comes grilling. Mushrooms are have a ...

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Antarctica Turning Green, Why Should We Worry?

If other regions go green it’s time to rejoice but not when Antarctica, an icy edge on the other side of the earth goes green, repleting its ice. Scientists cry foul as it indicates climate change, significantly global warming that is melting down the ice and giving scope to green algae now. A team of scientists from the University of ...

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Fat Boys Face Risk of Colon Cancer Later: Study

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A study found that overweight boys may be at greater risk of colon (bowel) cancer when they grow up but those who shed the pounds and achieve a healthy weight by young adulthood can skip the risk significantly. Colon cancer is the 4th most common cancer in adults and several previous research findings have shown that overweight children are at ...

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Baker-Scientist Comes to Rescue of Heart with Friendly Muffin

The bakers call it ‘good heart’ muffin and claim that it reduces cholesterol and it was developed by University of Queensland scientists to keep hearts healthy, a good alternative to popping up pills to reduce cholesterol. UQ Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences scientist and herself a good baker Nima Gunness who developed the muffin said it contained three grams ...

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