May 2016

Science

NASA’s New Horizons space probe takes close shot of Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons space probe has yet again mesmerised us with the most detailed and close-up pictures of Pluto’s surface. It has beamed back the stunning images of Pluto to Earth. “This is the most detailed view of Pluto’s terrain you will see for a very long time,” NASA said. The mosaic extends across the hemisphere that faced the New Horizons spacecraft as it flew past Pluto on July 14, 2015. It carries all of…

Sports

Alastair Cook becomes fastest to reach 10,000 runs, surpassed Sachin Tendulkar

England skipper Alastair Cook entered the record books as he became the first England cricketer and the youngest to cross the 10,000-run mark in Test cricket. The stylish left handed surpassed master blaster Sachin Tendulkar’s record set in 2005 at the age of 31 years, five months. Sachin Tendulkar, the highest Test scorer got 10,000 runs when he was 31 years, ten months 20 days old in 2005. Cook, already England’s Test run-scorer, came into…

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Anil Ambani plans for ‘Defensive mode’ of Make In India

Anil Ambani’s Reliance Group has never made a military helicopter, missile system or submarine in its history but that isn’t stopping the Indian tycoon from seeking to win contracts to manufacture all of that military hardware and more. Known for taking some ambitious bets over the past decade, some of which have failed to deliver, Ambani’s plans to turn Reliance into a major defence company may be one of his boldest yet. It has already…

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6-month-old girl becomes world’s youngest water skier

A baby girl in Florida became the world’s youngest water skier after traveling 684.4 feet on on Lake Silver, in Winter Haven. Zyla was just six months, 27 days old when she completed the record after traveling about 62 feet the day before. WINTER HAVEN, Fla., May 25 (UPI) — A 6-month-old girl in Florida became the world’s youngest water skier on a local lake after two attempts. World Barefoot Center shared video of Zyla,…

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Labor Announces $500 Million Fund For Great Barrier Reef

The ALP will institute a $500 million fund to support a Great Barrier Reef Plan if elected. The Labor Party long-term reef strategy, which the Opposition said includes “boosting Reef management resources, ramping up scientific monitoring and research and new investment in improving water quality and land management”, will be officially unveiled by leader Bill Shorten in Cairns on Monday. The reef is under threat from climate change and other environmental factors including pollution and…

Sports

SunRisers Hyderabad Bags IPL-9 Trophy

SunRisers Won By 8 Runs Star players of Bangalore didn’t bat  well and poor bowling of Bangalore result to loss. Even though Gayle scored 76 of 38 Balls, they could not  able to reach the final score. And for Hyderabad its their second time winning the cup. First in the name of Deccan chargers they bagged the cup. Its second time and in the Sun risers Team Bhuvaneshwar Kumar is awarded as the leading wicket…

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Odisha villager turns Hacker – causes Rs 60 lakh Loss to a company

When you think of hackers, you probably picture learned people with a bent of mind that revolves around the cutting edge realm of technology. Seldom would one ever consider a teenager or young adult from a village in India. An Odisha villager, who is not even fluent in English, learnt the skill of hacking using an old smart phone and caused Rs 60 lakh loss to a city-based company by facilitating people make free telephone…

Business

9 Lines Of Code That Google Allegedly Stole From Oracle’s Java

Do you know about the famous 9 lines of code that Oracle claimed that Google copied from its copyrighted Java code? It dates back to 2012 when this court case made headlines as a Google developer used a small portion of copyrighted code in Android. At last, Oracle agreed the zero damage result. However, this case is again in the news these days and Oracle is demanding $9 billion compensation. The legal battle between Google…