A team of astronomers led by senior scientist Mireia Montes of the University of New South Wales in Australia have discovered that the missing dark matter in recently discovered galaxies can be explained by the effects of tidal disruption. They discovered the effects while studying the dark matter in the NGC 1052-DF4 using deep optical imaging aided by the data collected by the Hubble space telescope.
“If I could communicate one thing to the American people from this unique vantage point, it is that the People’s Republic of China poses the greatest threat to America today, and the greatest threat to democracy and freedom world-wide since World War II”, writes US National Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe in Wall Street Journal. […]
TheFAO report says that “The number of people facing acute food insecurity at crisis or worse levels has dramatically increased – from 15.6 million in 2019 to 21.8 million”. The armed conflict in several regions of the country have contributed majorly to the food crisis observes the report.
Ranjitsinh Disale, a Primary School Teacher at the Zilla Parishad Primary School, Paritewadi, Solapur, Maharashtra, India has been named the winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2020. As per the citiation Disale has been awarded for transforming the life chances of young girls at his school. The Global Teacher Prize, in partnership with UNESCO, is given to exceptional teachers who have made an outstanding contribution to their profession.
A 94 years-old widow has moved the Supreme Court, seeking for the Proclamation of Emergency in 1975 to be declared as unconstitutional and for a compensation to the tune of Rs. 25 crores from the authorities who have participated in the same
Bangladesh begins to relocate hundreds of Rohingya refugees to the island of Bhashan Char starting Thursday. UN and rights groups have objected to the move claiming that the island is low-lying and dangerous and is prone to cyclones and floods. The island of Bhashan Char covers an area of about 52 square kilometres. The Bangladesh Navy has built shelters there for at least 100,000 Rohingya refugees as well as a nine-foot (three-metre) embankment to prevent flooding.
The Indian Air Force carried out firing of the indigenously developed Akash missile system along with Russian short-range Igla missiles. The tests were part of a drill at air force station Suryalanka in Andhra Pradesh. The IAF tweeted that Vice Chief of Air Staff (VCAS) Air Marshal HS Arora witnessed the surface-to-air guided weapons firing […]
Pakistan and China on Monday inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for enhancement of defence cooperation between the armies of the two countries, reports Dawn. The MoU was signed during the visit of China’s Defence Minister and PLA (People’s Liberation Army) General Fenghe to Pakistan. The details of the MoU was not revealed by either […]
Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE announced today that the Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the U.K. has granted a temporary authorization for emergency use for their COVID-19 vaccine against COVID-19. The authorization comes following a worldwide Phase 3 trial of a vaccine. In a press release, Pfizer and BioNTech have said that […]