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Unraveling Astronomical Conundrum – New Data from Hubble helps understand Missing Dark Matter
Science & Technology

Unraveling Astronomical Conundrum – New Data from Hubble helps understand Missing Dark Matter

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.

“China is the greatest threat to democracy and freedom since World War II” – US National Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe
North America, World

“China is the greatest threat to democracy and freedom since World War II” – US National Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe

  “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. […]

Primary School Teacher from Paritewadi in Maharashtra wins 2020 Global Teacher Prize with US $ 1 million award
National, World

Primary School Teacher from Paritewadi in Maharashtra wins 2020 Global Teacher Prize with US $ 1 million award

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.

Why is Bangladesh relocating Rohingya refugees to a Bay of Bengal Island now?
Asia, Featured, World

Why is Bangladesh relocating Rohingya refugees to a Bay of Bengal Island now?

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.

Indian Air Force tests Akash and Igla missiles
Defence & Security

Indian Air Force tests Akash and Igla missiles

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 signs MoU with China to enhance ‘defence ties’
Asia, Defence & Security

Pakistan signs MoU with China to enhance ‘defence ties’

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 […]

COVID-19 Vaccine by Pfizer and Biontech achieves first Emergency Use Authorization in the world after UK approves it for widespread use
Science & Technology, World

COVID-19 Vaccine by Pfizer and Biontech achieves first Emergency Use Authorization in the world after UK approves it for widespread use

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 […]