WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED IV

New evidence for dark matter makes it even more exotic

IRAN DAILY - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 05:48
Galaxy clusters are the largest known structures in the Universe, containing thousands of galaxies and hot gas.

Climate change may threaten these bamboo-eating lemurs

IRAN DAILY - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 05:48
The only lemurs so dependent on bamboo that they gnaw on hardened, nutrient-poor stems during the dry season might dwindle away as those seasons grow longer.

Urban cooling study: When surrounding farms get hot and dry, cities cool off

IRAN DAILY - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 05:48
Until now, scientists thought city temperatures knew just one direction — up.

Study: Yellowstone super-volcano double eruption plunged world into global winters

IRAN DAILY - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 05:48
Yellowstone super-volcano double eruption caused two global winters, a shocking study revealed.

South Korean potential job seekers rise in Q3

IRAN DAILY - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 05:48
The number of potential job seekers jumped in the third quarter of this year, data showed on Friday, in an indication of a tougher employment market even though the nation's economy grew at a solid pace.

Powerful new gene-editing tools may fix hundreds of diseases

TIMES OF INDIA - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 05:32
Scientists unveiled two new molecular editing tools designed to fix mutations that cause the majority of human genetic diseases. Both techniques build off of the game-changing CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool, a type of molecular scissors for trimming unwanted parts of the human genome to replace with new stretches of DNA.

Bindra wants sports ministry to pay import duty

TIMES OF INDIA - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 04:57
Olympic shooting champion Abhinav Bindra's upcoming High Performance Centre in Bengaluru has hit a hurdle with the sports ministry refusing to bear the customs duty on hi-tech training equipments for the facility.

BCCI reforms may destroy cricket: Sharad Pawar

TIMES OF INDIA - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 04:25
Pawar conceded that there were inherent deficiencies, as in any kind of administration, in the functioning of BCCI and that “some reformative steps were due to be taken to remove existing defects in the organisation to ensure transparency”

Heart surgery survival chances 'better in the afternoon'

IRAN DAILY - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 03:37
Open heart surgery appears to be safer in the afternoon because of the body's internal clock, scientists have said.

Agusta middleman offered me chance to make cash: Jaya Jaitly

TIMES OF INDIA - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 01:08
Arms middleman Christian Michel, who became a familiar name after his name surfaced in the AgustaWestland chopper scam, was around when the Vajpayee government was in office, and suggested to former Samata Party leader Jaya Jaitly that she could "make a pile of money" for the party.

Gujarat elections: BJP pins hopes on PM's 50 rallies to woo voters

TIMES OF INDIA - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 00:30
PM may address 50 to 70 public meetings across South Gujarat, Saurashtra, Kutch and Central Gujarat. He may start a full-fledged campaign after Nov 10, when he will address 2-3 public meetings at different parts of the state. PM Modi has already visited Gujarat close to 10 times since January.

NIA charges Zakir Naik for radicalisation

TIMES OF INDIA - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 22:06
Controversial preacher Zakir Naik deliberately insulted the religious beliefs of Hindus, Christians and Islamic sects like Shia, Sufi and Barelvi, and his speeches influenced recruits to the cause of the so-called Islamic State, the National Investigation Agency has said.

PM Modi says GST will help, Rahul slams it

TIMES OF INDIA - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 21:56
The battle lines over GST became sharper with PM Narendra Modi on Thursday putting his full weight behind the tax reform, saying it would benefit consumers, the poor and the middle class even as Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack on what he called a “badly conceived” measure.

Indians are top realty buyers in Dubai again

TIMES OF INDIA - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 20:29
Indians bought property worth Rs 42,000 crore in Dubai from January 2016 to June 2017, making them yet again the top foreign property investors in the Emirates, according to the Dubai Land Department.

Indians are top realty buyers in Dubai again

TIMES OF INDIA - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 20:29
Indians bought property worth Rs 42,000 crore in Dubai from January 2016 to June 2017, making them yet again the top foreign property investors in the Emirates, according to the Dubai Land Department.

India shuns maritime security meet in Pakistan

TIMES OF INDIA - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 19:42
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG), which protects India's offshore wealth and is responsible for enforcement of maritime laws, was supposed to participate in the event which was held on October 24-25 and which saw participation from 13 countries.

After 50-year wait, release of JFK files excites conspiracy theorists

TIMES OF INDIA - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 19:21
The Warren Commission in 1964 reported that Oswald had been the lone gunman, and another congressional probe in 1979 found no evidence to support the theory that the CIA had been involved.

5 minors detained for attack on Swiss couple

TIMES OF INDIA - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 19:02
Uttar Pradesh police detained five minors on Thursday for the brutal attack on a Swiss couple in Fatehpur Sikri that had left them bruised and battered. A sixth accused, most probably also a minor, is absconding. Raids were carried out in some parts of UP to nab him. The trio have been charged under IPC sections 323 (causing voluntarily hurt) and 325 (causing grievous hurt).

What Rahul said when asked about his marriage

TIMES OF INDIA - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 18:31
When it comes to getting married, Rahul Gandhi says he is all for destiny. An otherwise confident-looking Rahul Gandhi seemed stumped when boxer Vijender Singh asked him at an industry event on Thursday when he planned to tie the knot.

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