Bhopal: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) is preparing to contest on all 29 Lok Sabha seats of Madhya Pradesh in 2019, putting the plans of a grand opposition alliance in jeopardy.
The announcement was made by BSP vice-president Ramji Gautam, who is in Bhopal to assess the party’s performance in Assembly polls. When asked […]
New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is planning to amend the guidelines around online content, and make it mandatory for platforms to weed out content seen as “unlawful”. If brought about, these changes may have serious implications for freedom of speech online. The proposed draft of The Information Technology [Intermediaries Guidelines (Amendment) Rules] 2018 seeks to […]
New Delhi: Congress on Monday accused Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao of doing “politics of division” and of helping the BJP by proposing a non-Congress national front of other parties. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi made the remarks after CM Rao, popularly known as KCR, met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday and his […]
President Donald Trump’s pick to lead NASA, Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK), strongly defended his record in Congress on Wednesday, as he faced sharp attacks from Democrats on a Senate panel, who sharply criticized some of his past political stances, arguing that the Oklahoma Republican might not be the right person to lead NASA. “Does NASA […]
Of the worlds it spotted, precious few were giant planets in snuggled-up orbits — although at least one of those, reported by Harvard University’s John Johnson, contains a similarly large planet orbiting a tiny star. “I wouldn’t call this [new planet] an oddball, in that it wasn’t unexpected,” Johnson says. “But it certainly is a […]
A reconstructed Neanderthal skeleton, right, and a modern human skeleton, left, on display at the Museum of Natural History in New York. (Frank Franklin II/Associated Press) By the standards of the Paleolithic age, members of Homo neanderthalensis were the height of sophistication. These ancient hominins ranged across Europe and parts of Asia for more than 300,000 years, producing tools, jewelry and […]
Image: Gabriella Luongo Food webs might seem clear to you—grass grows in the sun, cows eat the grass, you eat the cow, you play on the computer. But it doesn’t always work that way in the animal kingdom. Today’s word of the day is kleptopredation, a new way of eating that was recently discovered in […]
A giant planet has been found orbiting an ultracool dwarf star — the largest planet compared to its star ever found — leaving scientists baffled at how the duo could have formed.
The planet NGTS-1b is situated 600 light-years from our solar system, according to a statement from the University of Warwick, […]