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Living at low gravity could alter your DNA, suggests study of worms in space

This competition is now closed Living for periods at low gravity may alter your , according to a new study of worms aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The Caenorhabditis elegans worms – animals with a length of 1mm and a life expectancy of two weeks – showed alterations in an estimated 1,000 genes. While most changes were subtle, scientists noticed . As they share several physiological fe........

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Cars Exports Down By 52% This Fiscal As Hyundai Leads Maruti & Ford

In the first seven months of this financial year, the exports of passenger vehicles were rather underwhelming. Despite the steady improvement in domestic volume sales over the last three to four months, as car brands capitalized on the festive season, the numbers of cars shipped from India were down by nearly 53 per cent on YoY basis. Cumulatively, 1,95,296 cars were shipped abroad in the period between April and October 2020. While Hyundai, the largest passenger car exporter from India, continued to hold position at the top, it did post a massive Year-on-Y........

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KYMCO F9 Electric Scooter Unveiled; Offers 120 Km Riding Range

KYMCO, a Taiwan-based electric two-wheeler manufacturer, recently debut the F9 e-scooter globally. The vehicle is officially stated to be a “cool urban electric motorcycle”, which is “designed for street sport riding”. The 9.4 kW electric motor may not be the sportiest of the bunch, but the design does indeed look worthy of the ‘sport’ tag. The EV indeed looks extremely sharp and sporty, and quite futu........

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Trump's last policy war: US President attempts to exclude undocumented immigrants from census

US President Donald Trump's administration wages its last major policy fight before the Supreme Court Monday as it seeks to exclude undocumented immigrants from the population count used to determine states' representation in Congress. The US census is carried out every 10 years as spelled out in the Constitution, and it determines certain federal aid and the number of seats each state holds in the House of Representatives, the lower house of Congress. In Ju........

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Paytm Money to facilitate investments in IPO, aims for 8-10% applications mkt share

Fintech major Paytm on Monday said its wholly-owned subsidiary Paytm Money will now facilitate investments in Initial Public Offers (IPOs). The company is aiming to capture "8 to 10 per cent of applications market share in the first year of launch", the statement said. Paytm Money has enabled investors to instantly apply for all the latest IPOs via UPI ID, linked to their bank accounts to quickly complete the application process. The platform offers an interface to make changes, cancel or reapply the bidding appli........

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Dr Sheetal Amte-Karajki, granddaughter of Baba Amte, found dead in Maharashtra’s Chandrapur

Public health expert Dr Sheetal Amte-Karajki, the granddaughter of the legendary social worker Baba Amte, has died allegedly by suicide, according to several media reports. Sheetal, who was in her forties, was the CEO of Maharogi Sewa Samiti (MSS) , which is known for doing social work among leprosy patients. As per a report by , she was found dead in Anandwan at her residence in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district. The medical officer told Lokmat she injected herself with poison. The Chandrapur police are investigating. The body has been sent for pos........

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Ericsson predicts that over 1 billion users globally will have 5G services by the end of 2020

A simple, affordable fitness watch that comes with cool features Crucial tool for diagnosis, insights to lower antimicrobial resistance burden Ericsson Mobility has furnished reports that project the total number of people using 5G services at more than 1 billion in the world by the end of 2020. This has been published in the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility report, which also predicts that four out of ever........

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Grand Conjunction: Saturn, Jupiter to come together in once-in-a-lifetime celestial show on December 21

Skygazers are in for a treat on the night of December 21, 2020 when Jupiter and Saturn come so close to each other they will almost look like a single shining planet in the sky. This is a rare conjunction because of the closeness of the two planets, which is a once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon. The two planets won't appear this close to each other again until 2080. Saturn has been trailing Jupiter across the night sky over the past few month........

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PNB's new ATM cash withdrawal rules to be applicable from December 1

After the State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, the country's second-largest government bank has changed rules for withdrawing cash from ATMs. After the new changes, Punjab National Bank (PNB) account holders from December 1, 2020, will need a One Time Password (OTP) to withdraw cash from automated teller machines (ATMs). Without OTP, cash withdrawals will not be possible for PNB account holders. The step has been taken by the bank to make a cash withdrawal from ATMs more safe and secured. According to the bank, cash withdrawals of more than Rs10,000 betw........

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Shehla Rashid involved in 'anti-national' activities, alleges father Abdul Rashid Shora

The father of former student activist Shehla Rashid has levelled serious allegations against her daughter. Abdul Rashid Shora said that he has been facing death threat from Shehla. Shora wrote a letter to the Jammu and Kashmir DGP alleging that his daughter Shehla took rupees three crore in cash from notorious people to join Kashmir politics. He also urged the police to launch an investigation into her bank accounts. Shora's letter to the DGP read, "I, Abdul Rashid Shora father of Shehla Rasheed Shora ex-JNU Student Leader and ........

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The Future Of Work: The Middle Class May Shrink And The Neo Middle Will Rise

The bottom three layers in terms of skills will recover jobs as India reopens for business fully, creating the beginnings of a new lower middle class in India. For the most part, the future of work will be contractual, temporary, lumpy and services-led, especially technology-mediated services. Regular jobs – the nine-to-five, middle-skills-driven ones with weekly and annual paid holidays – will s........

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Why This 'Astra'™Is More Than Just Another Weapon For India

The Astra Mk1 will be capable of detecting, tracking, and destroying highly agile supersonic fighters armed with anti-missile measures at long ranges. It will also be equipped with advanced electronic counter-counter measures to negate jamming by hostile aircraft. When the flight trials of India’s indigenously produced ‘Astra’ missile on the domestically developed Tejas jet fighter start soon, it will mark a huge leap for the country’s armaments industry. It will propel India into the e........

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FAU-G Mobile Game Goes Live On Google Play

The storyline of FAU-G will be centred around an elite group of soldiers guarding India's Northern border FAU-G mobile game has finally appeared on the Google Play store. The game has not launched yet, but after multiple delays and changing launch dates, it has now been put up on the Google Play store for pre-registration. It seems like the developers are restricting themselves to Android, for now, to launch the new mobile game, as pre-registrations ha........

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Deforestation In Brazil's Amazon Surges To 12-Year High

Jair Bolsonaro has presided over rising deforestation and wildfires since taking office in January 2019. Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon surged again over the past year, hitting a 12-year high, according to official figures released Monday that drew a chorus of condemnation of President Jair Bolsonaro's government. A total of 11,088 square kilometers (4,281 square miles) of forest was destroyed in Brazil's share of the world's biggest rainforest in the 12 months to August, according ........

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Centre Calls Farmers For Talks Today, Cites Cold, Covid: 10 Points

The protesters have threatened to block five entry points to Delhi (File) "On November 13, we had decided we will meet on December 3, but farmers are in a mood to protest," Union minister Narendra Tomar said. "It is cold and there is coronavirus. Hence we invite the kisan union heads to Vigyan Bhawan on December 1 at 3 pm. We request you to leave the protest and find a solution through discussion," he added. One of the protesters died last night after suffering a heart attack -- the second since the farmers' march to Delhi started last week. Farmer Gajjan Singh from a Khattra........

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Virat Kohli Breaks Sachin Tendulkar's Record, Becomes Fastest to 22000 International Runs

Virat Kohli reached yet another milestone in his glorious international career during his 87-ball 89 against Australia in the second ODI at the SCG on Sunday, November 29. When Kohli scored his 78th run of the match, he surpassed the great Sachin Tendulkar to become the fastest to 22000 international runs. Kohli achieved the feat in just 462 innings. Tendulkar had taken 31 innings more and had reached the milestone in 493 international innings. Brian........

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