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Stephen Hawking's thesis crashes website Stephen Hawking's thesis crashes website
- October 26, 2017

Interestingly, Stephen Hawking was 24 when he wrote this doctoral thesis in the year 1966 and has had a curiosity surrounding it ever since he submitted it. "As a result, visitors to our open access site may find that it is performing slower than usual and may at times be temporarily unavailable". The thesis is now freely available to all, to mark Open Access Week 2017. (more...)
Apollo IE Is A 780 Horsepower Hypercar That Costs €2.3 Million Apollo IE Is A 780 Horsepower Hypercar That Costs €2.3 Million
- October 26, 2017

Talking about its exclusivity, the production of the Apollo IE hypercar is restricted to only 10 units. With up to hundreds hypercar accelerates in 2.7 seconds. Apollo said the auto generates so much grip that it can reach 2g of lateral force when cornering and produces 1350kg of downforce at 186mph. The Apollo IE features bespoke carbon fibre front crash structures, which up until today, have usually been reserved for Formula One. (more...)
Karan Johar may not launch Baahubali Prabhas in Bollywood - Here's why Karan Johar may not launch Baahubali Prabhas in Bollywood - Here's why
- October 26, 2017

There have been strong speculations that the actor has been approached by top filmmaker Karan Johar for his Bollywood debut. DNA quoted a source as saying, " Prabhas had devoted five years of his life to the two Baahubali films and it was only fair that he would want to cash in on his new success". (more...)
Pence says United States to stop funding 'ineffective' UN relief efforts Pence says United States to stop funding 'ineffective' UN relief efforts
- October 26, 2017

Paiting a bleak picture of the situation for Christians in the Middle East, Pence stressed ISIS crimes amounted to genocide as he promised the US' full support. Pence did not give specifics about which countries are involved, the timing of the change or how much money would be shifted from USA contributions to the United Nations. (more...)
Indian Army punishes the soldier who crossed LoC during surgical strikes!
- October 26, 2017

Chouhan was captured by Pakistani troops after he crossed the worldwide border, a day after the Indian Army carried out surgical strikes on terror launchpads across the LoC. According to Indian media, the army court sentenced Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan to almost three months in prison but the quantum of punishment is yet to be approved by appropriate authorities. (more...)
Buffalo Sabres: Columbus Blue Jackets' speed too much to handle Buffalo Sabres: Columbus Blue Jackets' speed too much to handle
- October 26, 2017

Seth Jones , Nick Foligno and Matt Calvert helped fire the cannon with quick goals late in the second period. Buffalo finally got on the board at 17:26 of the third period when Seth Griffith beat Bobrovsky from the point for his first goal of the season, assisted by Jordan Nolan and Johan Larsson. (more...)
Kaspersky offers timeline for NSA document breach Kaspersky offers timeline for NSA document breach
- October 26, 2017

The company has now stated that it's anti-virus product did detect new samples of NSA malware, with the software sending suspicious code to Kaspersky Lab's experts for analysis. The company didn't share the code with any third party, according to the statement. "After discovering the suspected Equation malware source code, the analyst reported the incident to the CEO". (more...)
Rahul Gandhi greets people on Chhath Puja Rahul Gandhi greets people on Chhath Puja
- October 26, 2017

If there is two days holiday in Bihar over Chhath Puja celebrations then there is also a two days holiday here for the same festival. "Now people are able to perform Chhath Puja without a hassle", Banerjee said. She informed that her government renovated the ghats on the banks of river Hooghly to help people perform Chhath Puja . The festival concludes with breaking of the fast by devotee or Vratis. (more...)
Ancient Skull Could Be First Known Tsunami Victim
- October 26, 2017

The skull was discovered in 1929 near the town of Aitape and originally attributed to the Homo erectus species, an ancestor of modern humans. The 6,000-year-old human skull discovered in Papua New Guinea in 1929 was most likely that of someone who died in a catastrophic tsunami, a latest Australian-led geological analysis has found. (more...)
Assange confirms analytics firm contacted WikiLeaks over Clinton emails Assange confirms analytics firm contacted WikiLeaks over Clinton emails
- October 26, 2017

In an email he wrote previous year, Alexander Nix , the head of Cambridge Analytica , a data-analytics firm hired by President Trump's campaign, said he contacted Wikileaks founder Julian Assange about how he could help him release some of Hillary Clinton's deleted emails, The Daily Beast reports . (more...)
SAP finds indications of misconduct in S Africa on Gupta links
- October 26, 2017

Following an internal probe, SAP said it was launching disciplinary proceedings against three employees and that it would scrap sales commissions on all public sector contracts in countries with a poor anti-corruption rating. The Serious Fraud Office in the United Kingdom has launched a probe into British banks who are knowingly or unknowingly involved in the family's alleged illicit business flows that has seen millions leave South Africa. (more...)
CBC Women Are Demanding John Kelly To Apologize To @RepWilson
- October 26, 2017

When a reporter asked Trump why he had not commented on four US soldiers recently killed in an ambush in Niger, the president's need to frame himself as better than his predecessors prompted a tortured response. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was pressed on another political firestorm. Trump's claim that Obama and other past presidents rarely called the families of USA military personnel who died in battle set off a round of fact-checking by media outlets and calls to ... (more...)
Free clinics fill a gap in local health care Free clinics fill a gap in local health care
- October 26, 2017

PACKHAM: In previous year, if you were enrolled in health insurance, and you fell behind on your premiums, you were allowed to re-enroll and catch up. Exactly the same plan. Save My Care, an advocacy group supporting the Affordable Care Act, released an ad Tuesday urging Sen. Are you seeing people who think the law has been overturned? "I am 25 years old and I work part time for a non-profit here in Burlington", said Alexander. (more...)
Slain Vegas cop's mom dies of broken heart after son's funeral Slain Vegas cop's mom dies of broken heart after son's funeral
- October 26, 2017

Hartfield , was one of 58 people killed October 1 when a gunman fired on an outdoor country musical festival from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel in the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. More than 2,000 mourners paid their respects at his Friday funeral. "She was on the escalator and she had a heart attack", said Ralston. He was staying with Ralston and wasn't with her at the time of her fall. (more...)
Tory rebels 'deadly serious' about backing Brexit vote for MPs Tory rebels 'deadly serious' about backing Brexit vote for MPs
- October 26, 2017

Tory MP and chair of the Treasury Select Committee Nicky Morgan said she was "deadly serious" about an amendment to European Union withdrawal bill, which would ensure that MPs get a say on the final deal. Dominic Grieve, Tory backbencher ad former attorney general, said the United Kingdom and European parliaments must approve any Brexit deal. Pressed on whether that meant a vote in Parliament on the deal could be after the March 2019 exit date, he replied: 'Yes, it could be'. (more...)
Massive fire near Mumbai's Bandra station Massive fire near Mumbai's Bandra station
- October 26, 2017

Fire confined to hutments in the area of about 300x300 and Skywalk of the railway station. No reports of injury have come so far. National media reported that 16 fire engines have been pressed into service to douse the massive fire. Western Railway PRO said all lines at Bandra working including Harbour lines. Thick black smoke was seen billowing out from the site. "Officials of the H-East ward were demolishing some illegal structures in the slum when the fire broke out". (more...)
HU poll shows Gillespie ahead of Northam in race for governor HU poll shows Gillespie ahead of Northam in race for governor
- October 26, 2017

Asked this question, only 3 percent said they didn't know or refused to answer. However, the gap between Northam and Gillespie was slightly smaller in CNU's latest poll. Gillespie faces Democrat Ralph Northam in the November 7 election. Voters will head to the polls on November 7. Former president George W. Bush, who spoke at two of his rallies in October, endorsed him too. (more...)
Rohingya refugees arrive in Bangladesh
- October 26, 2017

OCHA said the worldwide donor community had announced pledges for more than US$360 million to urgently ramp up the delivery of critical humanitarian assistance to Rohingya refugees and host communities in Bangladesh. It has also vaccinated 135,000 children against measles and rubella, and 72,000 against polio, and provided Vitamin A to the same number to address severe malnutrition. (more...)
Migrant surge will push up population to 70m by 2030 Migrant surge will push up population to 70m by 2030
- October 26, 2017

For Northern Ireland the figure is 4.2 per cent while for Scotland and Wales the figures are 3.2 per cent and 3.1 per cent respectively. England's population is projected to grow 5.9% over this period. "Over the period we also expect to see the number of people of pensionable age increase by 25 per cent, while the number of people of working age will increase by one per cent and the number of children will decrease by two per cent". (more...)
Poppy Appeal gets underway in town Poppy Appeal gets underway in town
- October 26, 2017

In this modern take, poem lines appear at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, on Dunkirk beach, on the white cliffs at Dover, at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, in Cardiff Bay, at Salford Quays in Greater Manchester and outside the Sage venue in Gateshead. (more...)

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