Day: October 3, 2018

Frances Arnold, George Smith, Gregory Winter win Nobel Chemistry Prize 2018

Frances Arnold, George Smith, Gregory Winter win Nobel Chemistry Prize 2018

October 3, 2018 11:57 pm

Stockholm: US scientists Frances Arnold and George Smith and British researcher Gregory Winterwon the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for applying the principles of evolution to develop enzymes used to make everything from biofuels to pharmaceuticals, the jury said. Arnold, just the fifth woman to win the Nobel Chemistry Prize, won one half of the […]

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Ministry of Railways wins 'Swachchta Hi Seva' award

Ministry of Railways wins ‘Swachchta Hi Seva’ award

October 3, 2018 11:45 pm

New Delhi: The Ministry of Railways has been declared the best department for its contribution to “Swachchta Pakhwada” under the “Swachchta Hi Seva” category of awards in an inter-ministry initiative organised by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation to promote cleanliness in government offices and health facilities, a spokesperson for the ministry said. The […]

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New, refurbished Purana Qila inaugurated

October 3, 2018 11:39 pm

New Delhi: The goal of the Ministry of Culture is to make heritage monuments public friendly and within the reach of common man, Union minister Mahesh Sharma said Wednesday while inaugurating the newly refurbished Purana Qila. The rejuvenated lake and illumination of Purana Qila was inaugurated by Culture Minister Sharma, in the presence of BJP […]

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BJP mahila morcha lodges complaint against three cops

October 3, 2018 11:22 pm

Bhubaneswar: A delegation of the BJP’s mahila morcha on Wednesday lodged a complaint, alleging that three police personnel misbehaved with women during a protest rally near Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s residence. Demanding action against the police officers, the FIR demanded registration of cases under various sections of the IPC. Around 10 BJP mahila morcha […]

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Heavy rain likely in Kerala, Lakshsadweep in 3-4 days

October 3, 2018 11:11 pm

Thiruvananthapuram/Chennai: Heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur in the next three or four days in Kerala and Lakshsadweep, the Indian Meteorological Department said Wednesday. According to the IMD, a low pressure is likely to form over southeast Arabian seaon October 5 and it is likely to concentrate into a depression and move […]

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At Ohio rally, Trump touts ‘historic week for America’

Trump’s net worth $3.1 bn, but presidency hurting: Forbes

October 3, 2018 11:05 pm

New York: US President Donald Trump’s net worth has flatlined at USD 3.1 billion, but he has slid down a Forbes ranking of billionaires as the magazine believes his White House stint is harming the Trump brand. Trump’s ranking dropped to number 259 on the list of Forbes’s wealthiest 400 billionaires released Wednesday, down from […]

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BJP to fight Mizoram election alone: Ram Madhav

BJP to fight Mizoram election alone: Ram Madhav

October 3, 2018 9:08 pm

Aizawl: The Bharatiya Janata Party would fight all the 40 assembly seats in Mizoram alone, but the party might forge an alliance with like-minded parties in a post-poll scenario, general secretary Ram Madhav said on Wednesday. Mizoram is the only state under the Congress in the Northeast at present. The saffron party has been making […]

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Elite N Korean hacker group tied to bank attacks: researchers

October 3, 2018 8:53 pm

Washington: An elite group of North Korean hackers has been identified as the source of a wave of cyber attacks on global banks that has netted “hundreds of millions” of dollars, security researchers said Wednesday. A report by the cybersecurity firm FireEyesaid the newly identified group dubbed APT38 is distinct from but linked to other […]

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Spain court confirms 4.5-year jail term for ex-IMF chief Rato

October 3, 2018 8:44 pm

Madrid: Spain’s Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato’s jail sentence of four years and six months for misusing funds, which is expected to see him enter prison soon. In February 2017, Rato was found guilty by another court of paying for personal expenses with credit cards put at his disposal when […]

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France accuses Iran over bomb plot near Paris

October 3, 2018 8:38 pm

Paris: France has accused Iran’s intelligence ministry of being behind a foiled plot to bomb an exiled opposition group near the French capital in a move that risks straining already complicated ties between Paris and Tehran. The French government announced Tuesday it was freezing assets belonging to two suspected Iranian intelligence operatives, as well as […]

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