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Smallest galaxies hosting monster black holes found: Scientists

The study, published in the Astrophysical Journal, found 13 massive black holes, about 4,00,000 times as heavy as the Sun, in dwarf galaxies which are more than 100 times smaller than our own Milky Way. According to the researchers, including those from Montana State University in the US, these galaxies ... Read More »

Crude and gold extend gains, stocks sink on fear of US-Iran war

  Donald Trump warned of a “major retaliation” against Tehran after it threatened revenge for the killing Friday of commander Qasem Soleimani, which shocked world markets and sparking a sell-off in stocks and a spike in crude. Iran announced on Sunday a further rollback of its commitments to its nuclear ... Read More »

Cold wave continues in northern India; light rain forecast in Delhi

Although it was sunny in Delhi on Sunday, but according to the MeT department, the day will remain cloudy in Delhi on Monday. The national capital may receive light rains during the day. In Himachal Pradesh, the meteorological department has issued Orange and Yellow alerts for heavy rain and snowfall for the ... Read More »

NRC: SC to resume hearing on Assam government’s plea

The Supreme Court will conduct hearing on the National Herald income tax case. The apex court has given approval to the Income Tax Department to continue the tax assessment of Congress Leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.  However, the court had put a restriction on any action before the next ... Read More »

JNU violence: Condemnation from all quarters; MHRD orders probe

Following the violence, Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to the Delhi police Commissioner and has ordered an inquiry by a Joint CP level officer. In a tweet, the Lt. Governor  Anil Baijal said, “The violence in JNU against students and teachers is highly condemnable. Directed Delhi Police to take all ... Read More »

Iraq’s Parliament calls for expulsion of US troops

Lawmakers approved a resolution asking the Iraqi government to end the agreement under which Washington sent troops more than four years ago to help fight ISIS. The bill is nonbinding and subject to approval by the Iraqi government but has the backing of the outgoing prime minister. But the vote ... Read More »

Clash breaks out between two groups of students’ in JNU

Violence broke out between members of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students’ Union and the ABVP on the university campus on Sunday. 18 students received injuries in the attack and are currently admitted in AIIMS. The violence was started first by the Left and then by members of ABVP Read More »

Constable held taking bribe of 4K in Udaipur

Udaipur : A constable posted at Ghasa police station of the district was caught red handed by the Anti corruption department here on Sunday. The accused cop Manoj Bishnoi resident of Degana in Nagaur, who was posted in Udaipur, had demanded 5 thousand rupees bribe from the complainant in lieu of ... Read More »

CMD Air India: Rumours of Air India shutting down baseless

Asserting that the national carrier is still India’s biggest airline, he said that there should be “no cause for concern to travellers, corporates or agents.” The response from the airline comes two days after Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had met with several representatives of the Air India ... Read More »

BJP step-up massive campaign to mobilise support for CAA

Bhartiya Janta Party will begin a ten-day mass contact drive to mobilise support for the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. BJP president and Home Minister Amit Shah will join the drive in Delhi while party working president JP Nadda will start the drive in Ghaziabad.  Several Union Ministers and BJP leaders including ... Read More »