Stephen Hawking, great scientist who wrote of space, time and black holes, dies at 76

Professor of mathematics at Cambridge University Stephen W Hawking discusses theories on the origin of the universe in a talk in Berkeley, California.

Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking, whose mental genius and physical disability made him a household name and inspiration across the globe, has died at age 76, his family said Wednesday.

Hawking, whose 1988 book “A Brief History of Time” became an unlikely worldwide bestseller and cemented his superstar status, dedicated his life to unlocking the secrets of the Universe. Continue reading

‘This profession is truly a killer’- Hansal Mehta Tweeted, Raees actor Narendra Jha dead

Actor Narendra Jha, 55, died Wednesday morning after a cardiac arrest.

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Bollywood actor Narendra Jha, who was recently seen in the role of Musa Bhai in Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees (2017), died after suffering a cardiac arrest on Wednesday morning at his farmhouse in Wada. According to reports, it was his third heart attack; he was 55.

Narendra was at his farmhouse in Nanegaon, Maharashtra, when he complained of chest pain, the actor’s driver told IANS. “He had no health issues and last night (Tuesday) he was fine. He ate properly and spoke to us… Things were fine. Around 4am today, he felt a chest pain so we took him to a nearby hospital, but everything was over by then,” Lakshman Singh, the Continue reading

Railway recruitment 2018: 15 million register for 89000 posts

Around 15 million (one-and-a-half crore) people have registered for over 89,000 RRB jobs advertised by the railways last month, officials said on Wednesday.

The officials said that primary registration of around one-and-a-half crore (15 million) candidates have been received by the Railway Recruitment Board online for recruitment to various Group C and Group D posts.

The last date for submission of applications is March 31 and applications have been invited for over 89,000 posts — 26,502 vacancies for Group C and 62,907 for Group D. Continue reading

PM Modi’s focus is on labour reforms as jobs gain spotlight before 2019 elections

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dropped one of the most contentious elements of his proposed labour reforms, paving the way for his long-awaited industrial relations legislation to be introduced to India’s parliament by April 6.

Labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar said in an interview on Tuesday the administration had abandoned the plan that would have allowed companies with as many as 300 workers to lay off staff without seeking the government’s permission, and would keep the current limit of 100.

The changes are part of a process to streamline 44 different labour laws into four codes as the government pushes forward with its efforts to formalise the $2.3 trillion economy. Continue reading

All time winners of Noble Price from India

NOBLE PRIZE : 

  • The most prestigious award in the world. It was set up in 1900under the will of Alfred Bernhard Nobel.
  • The  Noble prizes are presented annually on 10th December (The death anniversary of the founder).
  • It is given in the fields of Peace, Literature, Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine (from 1901) and Economics (from 1969).
WINNER                                     FIELD (YEAR)
Mother Teresa                                     Peace (1979)
Kailash Satyarthi                                     Peace (2014)
C V Raman Physics (1930)
Subhrahmanyan Chandrasekhar Physics (1983)
Rabindranath Tagore Literature (1913)

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All about Citizenship of INDIA

 

*   The Constitution of India provides for a single and uniform citizenship for whole of India.

*  The Citizenship act, 1955, provides for the acquisition of Indian citizenship in the following ways:

  • Generally every person born in India on or after January, 1950, shall be a citizen of India if either of his parents was a citizen of India at the time of his birth. 
  • A person who was outside India on or after 26 January, 1950, shall be a citizen of India by descent(the origin or background of a person in terms of family or nationality), if his father was a citizen of India at the time of that person’s birth.
  • A person can apply for and get registered as a citizen of India by the competent authority if he satisfies the conditions laid down.
  • A person residing in India for more than 7 years and having adequate knowledge of a constitutionally recognised Indian language can seek citizenship by naturalisation , provided he is not a citizen of country where Indian citizens are prevented from becoming citizens by naturalisation.
  • If any new territory becomes a part of India, the persons of the territory become citizens of India .

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Crematorium of Famous Persons -Shanti van- Jawahar Lal Nehru

Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi
Vijay Ghat Lal Bahadur Shastri
Kishan Ghat Ch. Charan Singh

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Medicinal Discoveries/Inventions – who invented what ?

DISCOVERIES/INVENTIONS DISCOVERER/INVENTOR 
Vitamin F.G. Hopkins, Cosimir Funk
Vitamin-A Mc. Collum
Vitamin- B Mc. Collum
Vitamin-C Holst
Vitamin- D Mc. Collum
Sulpha drugs Dagmanck
Streptomycin Selman WAksmann
Heart Transplantation Christian Bernard
Homoeopathy Hahnemann
Malaria parasite and treatment Ronald Ross
Diarrhoea and treatment of plague Kitajato
Sex hormone Stenach
Open heart surgery Waltallilehak
Contraceptive pills Pincus
First test tube baby Edwards snd Stepto
Electrocardiograph Iwanyaan
Antigen Karl Landsteiner
RNA James Watson and Arther  Arg
DNA James watson and Crick
Insulin Banting
Chloroform Harrison and Sympson
Vaccine of chicken pox Edward Jenner
T.B. Bacteria Robert Koch

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Russia says hackers stole more than $17 million from its banks in 2017

Russian authorities are now keen to show that Russia too is a frequent victim of cyber crime and that they are working hard to combat itpc: ht

Hackers stole more than 1 billion roubles ($17 million) from Russian banks using the Cobalt Strike security-testing tool in 2017, a central bank official said on Tuesday.

Russia is under intense scrutiny over cyber crime following allegations hackers backed by Moscow have attacked targets in the United States and Europe, accusations the Kremlin has repeatedly denied.

Russian authorities are now keen to show that Russia too is a frequent victim of cyber crime and that they are working hard to combat it. Continue reading

Now pay more to see Taj Mahal: Rs 200 extra to see main mausoleum

Tourists will have to pay more from April 1 to see the Taj Mahal after the central government decided to raise the entry fee as part of its plans to preserve the 17th-century Mughal-era mausoleum and manage the swirling crowd that come in thousands every day to marvel at the monument.

Officials of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) said the hike will be applicable to domestic tourists and will not affect foreigners, who already pay higher charges for entry.

New barcoded tickets would cost Rs Continue reading