Interstellar object confirmed to be from another solar system

Interstellar object confirmed to be from another solar system

Astronomers are now certain that the mysterious object detected hurtling past our sun last month is indeed from another solar system. They have named it 1I/2017 U1(’Oumuamua) and believe it could be one of 10,000 others lurking undetected in our cosmic neighbourhood. The certainty of its extraterrestrial origin comes from an analysis that shows its orbit is […]

Family Questions ‘Suspicious Death’ of Judge Who Heard Sohrabuddin Fake Encounter Case

Family Questions ‘Suspicious Death’ of Judge Who Heard Sohrabuddin Fake Encounter Case

Mumbai: Three years after the sudden death of 48-year old Brijgopal Harkishan Loya – the special Central Bureau of Investigation judge presiding over the trial of BJP president Amit Shah and several top Gujarat police officers for the encounter killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kauser Bi  – his family has spoken up on the “suspicious […]

Rise of the machines: Will a robot take your job?

Rise of the machines: Will a robot take your job?

LONDON: A once-distant future of flying cars, household robots and talking appliances is rapidly approaching and no one is sure what to expect. Technology companies developing innovative artificial intelligence (AI) applications promise a life made easier as machines take over everyday tasks from making coffee to driving to work. People, they say, will be free […]

Sultan Moiuddin bags 14 gold medals, tops Maharashtra MBBS finals

Sultan Moiuddin bags 14 gold medals, tops Maharashtra MBBS finals

NASHIK : A Muslim Student, Sultan Moiuddin Shaukat ali from Dr. Vasant Pawar Medical College Nashik topped the Maharashtra MBBS Final Exams and bagged 14 gold medals. He bagged nine medals in various subjects of final year, while he also got five medals as a consolation prize. This is the pride moment for Dr. Vasant […]

Faking history starts online: Manimugdha S Sharma

Faking history starts online: Manimugdha S Sharma

Last week, as Karnataka observed Tipu Sultan Jayanti, the social media universe exploded with right-wing rage. A photograph with the tag ‘the real Tipu Sultan’ was circulated on Twitter and Facebook, accompanied by vitriolic comments. In fact, the photo was of a Zanzibari slave trader named Tippu Tip who lived between the 19th and 20th centuries. Nobody […]

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