Daily Archives: July 17, 2017

Astronomers detect ‘Strange’ signals from star 11 light years away


Astronomers have detected mysterious radio signals coming from the direction of a small, dim star located about 11 light-years from Earth. The signals came from a red dwarf star – Ross 128 (GJ 447) – which is around 2,800 times dimmer than the Sun and is not yet known to have any planets, researchers said. The “strange” radio signals were ...

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BJP picks Venkaiah Naidu to counter Opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi for vice president


Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu is likely to become the country’s next vice president, with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party announcing his candidature on Monday. Naidu’s victory seems to be a foregone conclusion as he has a clear lead over Opposition nominee Gopalkrishna Gandhi in an electoral college consisting of 790 parliamentarians. The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance’s combined strength in ...

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J&K children visited Uttarakhand Rajbhawan

A group of school children from south eastern Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir) visted Raj Bhawan and met governor Dr KK Paul on Monday. The children are here on a capacity building tour  organized by 18 Garhwal Rifles /14 Corps of Northern Command . The children expressed happiness at meeting the governor who asked them about their studies and routine . ...

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Voting ended in Uttarakhand assembly for president election

The polling to elect 14th president of india ended on Monday after 71 MLAs inlduing one MLA from Bihar casted their vote in vidhan sabha  on Monday. Voting had begun by 10 am and ended by 2pm. As chief minister Trivendra singh rawat along with his cabinet colleague Harak Singh Rawat and party fellow Rajkumar Thukral went to cast vote ...

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3 sex rackets busted in 1 week in Haridwar, flesh trade booming during kanwar yatra


The onset of the kanwar season in Haridwar has coincided with the unearthing of three successive sex rackets within a span of one week from the holy city and its suburbs indicating that a thriving flesh trade operates in the region during the annual pilgrimage undertaken mostly by young men. In the latest crackdown on Friday night from the upscale ...

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Federer wins record 8th Wimbledon as Cilic bid ends in tears


Roger Federer won a record eighth Wimbledon title and became the tournament’s oldest champion today with a straight-sets victory over injury-hit Marin Cilic who dramatically broke down in tears midway through the final. Federer claimed his 19th Grand Slam title 6-3 6-1 6-4 and at 35 is Wimbledon’s oldest men’s winner of the modern era, succeeding Arthur Ashe, who was ...

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