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The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to scientists from Japan, Germany and Italy. Syukuro Manabe (90) and Klaus Hasselmann (89) were cited for their work on “physical modeling of the earth’s climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming”.
In order to relieve the telecom majors, the Union government informed the Supreme Court on Tuesday that it was “reviewing” whether it had raised its appeal in relation to the collection of one-time frequency fees (OTSC) worth approx.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday that the previous government of Uttar Pradesh (the Samajwadi Party order) does not want to build houses for the poor and even obstructed the center’s plans under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra played a 25-second viral video of the Sunday incident in Lakhimpuri Kheri in a video message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, asking why the government had not acted against those responsible.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) granted National Asset Reconstruction Company Ltd. (NARCL) granted a 6,000 crore license, a move that will help keep the bad bank running. NARCL was established in Mumbai in July after registration with the Registrar of Companies (RoC).
Gasoline and diesel prices rose to all-time highs on Tuesday as prices hiked again after international oil prices hit their highest level since 2014. The price of gasoline was according to a price announcement from. State fuel dealers raised by 25 Paise per liter and diesel by 30 Paise.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) aeronautical and non-aeronautical assets at three Adani-acquired airports were carried over at a fraction of the earlier estimates made at the time government approval for the privatization was obtained, its employees’ union claimed.
Senior Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has tried to end the controversy over his showdown on the field with English skipper Eoin Morgan over an extra run being played during an IPL match.
Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar has raised the standard of referee in the current Indian Premier League. Gavaskar made his comments after umpire Anil Chaudhary changed his decision from no ball to far during Monday’s game between the Delhi Capitals and the Chennai Super Kings.
As calls for an IPL for women grow louder, former BCCI cricket boss Saba Karim believes it is more important to have a stronger domestic structure, including resuming multi-day red ball cricket.
All-rounder Sam Curran has been banned from the ICC T20 World Cup due to a lower back injury sustained during an Indian Premier League game for the Chennai Super Kings, the England & Wales Cricket Board said on Tuesday.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced plans on October 5 to send a probe to land on an asteroid between Mars and Jupiter to collect data on the origins of the universe, the latest project in the oil-rich federation’s ambitious space program.
In February of this year, over 200 people were killed and the 13.2 MW Rishiganga project was washed away. The 512 MW Tapovan-Vishnugadh hydropower plant was damaged. While Uttarkhand is studying the effects of climate change, the Environment Ministry has approved the construction of seven hyro projects in Uttarkhand. What does this mean for the endangered Himalayan state? We answer these and other questions about the sustainability of hydropower projects in this episode.
Facebook Inc.’s services suffered a massive downtime of up to six hours on Monday. It prevented several users from accessing the company’s core platforms like WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger apps. It has also disrupted businesses around the world that rely on the social networking tools and services. Because Facebook maintains its own in-house tools and email services, the company’s employees couldn’t access work-related applications either.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Tuesday that “loot” exists in the DNA of Congress and that tendency was reflected during his reign when she criticized the Sonia Gandhi-led party for criticizing the centre’s monetization pipeline system criticized by assets.
Chinese fashion brand Shein’s app has been blocked because it was found harmful to national security, but the sale of its products on other websites is not regulated by law, the center told the Delhi Supreme Court on Tuesday.