12 takeaways from the IIM Bill. All you need to know

IIMs would become institutes of national importance with power to grant degrees. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) Bill 2017 to allow them greater autonomy and empower them to grant degrees instead of diplomas as is the practice now. Here are the key features of the much debated IIM bill: 1) ... Read More »

Donald Trump attacks ‘illegal’ report on Sessions Russian meeting

US President Donald Trump has attacked “illegal leaks” following reports his attorney general discussed campaign-related matters with a Russian envoy. The Washington Post gave an account of meetings Attorney General Jeff Sessions held with the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak. Mr Sessions has previously denied discussing the election campaign. US authorities are investigating possible collusion between Russia and the ... Read More »

Easy Tips for Streamlining Construction Projects

When you’re undertaking a particularly stressful construction project, it can feel oftentimes feel like there’s nothing you can do to speed things up or overcome the obstacles that consistently pop up. As it happens though, there are actually quite a few tips out there that can help make your next large-scale construction project go at least a little bit smoother. ... Read More »

Orbiting Supermassive Black Holes Discovered for First Time

HIGHLIGHTS Scientists have discovered two supermassive black holes (SMBH) They are orbiting each other 750 million light years away from Earth The supermassive black holes are located within a galaxy named 0402+379 In a major breakthrough, astronomers including one of Indian origin have discovered two supermassive black holes orbiting each other 750 million light years away from Earth – a ... Read More »

The Definitive Guide to football legends

The record incorporates 34 gamers who began their playing Professions before the Second World War, 37 who started their Occupations amongst the tip on the war and 1980, and 29 whose Expert careers started following that day. At some time with the listing’s publication, six in the legends were nonetheless active, all participating in within the Premier League. It did ... Read More »

Microsoft’s machine learning can predict injuries in sports

Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Microsoft is bringing its big-data knowledge to sports. Today, the company introduced its new Sports Performance Platform, an analytics system that aims to help teams track, improve and predict their players performance using machine learning and Surface technology. Created by Microsoft Garage, the group responsible for the tech giant’s offbeat innovations, the project is designed ... Read More »

Kochi, the Queen of Arabian Sea

Kochi, popularly called as Cochin, is one of the must visit places in India. It is a port city that is surrounded by the beautiful waves of the Arabian Sea.  This city has the history dating more than 600 years ago of trade and even today is one of the busiest commercial ports that are present in India. One can ... Read More »

Fatberg: Kitten, scooter and Christmas tree in sewers

Bikes, a family of frogs and a six-foot Christmas tree. No, it’s not an obscure verse from the Sound of Music. These items have all actually been recovered from the Northern Ireland water drainage system. NI Water have revealed the list after they had to remove a large “fatberg” from Belfast city centre. Media captionStaff clear the fatberg from under ... Read More »

Soak in beauty of Shivansamudra Falls in the Monsoons with a self-drive car

Come monsoon and the bone-drenching rainfall that India receives, one is bitten by the travel bug, and the urge to take a refreshing road trip with friends and family is overwhelming. The state of Karnataka is blessed with many breath-taking locations to be visited during the monsoons and Shivanasamudra Falls is surely a must-see during this season. Located on the ... Read More »

Astronomers Find Giant Planet That’s Hotter Than Most Stars

HIGHLIGHTS A new planet KELT-9b is hotter than most stars, says a researcher KELT-9b is 2.8 times more massive than Jupiter It is more than twice as large, and nearly twice as hot, as our sun Astronomers have discovered the hottest planet ever known, with a dayside temperature of more than 4,300 degrees Celsius. In fact, this planet, called KELT-9b, ... Read More »