Youth Congress workers stage protest against BJP in Bhopal, clash with police

The youth wing of the Madhya Pradesh Congress clashed with police in Bhopal during their protest against BJP-led state government against rising inflation, corruption, unemployment, irregularities in exams, atrocities on tribal on Thursday. Congress leaders marched towards Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s…

‘Leave it to historians’: Allahabad HC rejects plea to open 22 locked rooms in Taj Mahal

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday dismissed BJP leader Rajneesh Singh’s petition to set up a fact-finding committee to probe the history of the Taj Mahal and open the doors of its 22 locked rooms. WHAT COURT SAID “The plea to constitute a fact-finding committee to find out the ‘real truth’…

What is Tomato flu? Symptoms, treatment, precautions | All you need to know

A rare viral disease, also known as Tomato fever, is an unidentified fever that has recently been detected in Kerala among children below five years of age. The flu causes rashes and blisters on the infected child’s body, which are generally red in colour, hence it has been named ‘Tomato flu’ or the ‘Tomato…

‘Our mountains are gone’: Grief as sacred New Mexico forests burn

Forests in Ella Arellano’s family for nine generations burned in a day on Monday as fierce winds drove the United States’ largest wildfire through a New Mexico valley towards a third county. Arellano sat in an evacuation center in Peñasco on Monday and grieved the loss of timbered mountainsides around her…

Mayday…mayday: Ingenuity loses signals as Mars get cold, helicopter calls home for help

The Ingenuity Helicopter, which has emerged as the biggest asset on a foreign planet, gave engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory a brief heart attack when it missed a planned communications session with its accomplice, the Perseverance rover. This was the first such event when the rover missed a communications…

School athletes drink sanitiser in Japan after horrible mix-up

Japanese authorities are set to investigate a mix-up in which school athletes ended up drinking hand sanitiser during a race. Following this, three athletes fell ill and had to be hospitalised. One athlete collapsed, vomited and dropped out of the race after drinking the sanitiser, while two others spat it out and…

After EC notice to CM Hemant Soren over mining lease, ED summons J’khand mining secretary

IAS Pooja Singhal, who is in charge of the mining department of the Jharkhand government, has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case, officials told India Today TV. Singhal has been summoned to the ED’s Ranchi office for questioning on Tuesday, May 10. The Election Commission…

Genome study offers hope for diminutive endangered porpoise

The most comprehensive genetic assessment to date of the vaquita, the world’s rarest marine mammal, is offering a glimmer of hope that this small tropical porpoise native to Mexico’s Gulf of California may avoid extinction despite its population dwindling to about 10. Researchers said on Thursday genome…

Satellite captures stunning image of the first eclipse of the year

The world witnessed the first eclipse of the year on April 30, when the Sun, Moon, and Earth aligned together, though not perfectly in a straight line. The partial solar eclipse was seen in several parts of the world, which appeared as if someone had taken a bite out of the Sun. An eclipse is a phenomenon when an…

UAE to send Emirati astronaut on six-month mission to space, buys seat on SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft

After successfully launching its first interplanetary mission to Mars, and beginning work on spacecraft to explore asteroids, the United Arab Emirates is all set to send its astronaut to the International Space Station. The UAE Space Agency has signed a deal with Nasa to send its astronaut on a six-month mission to the…