China may prove Arm wrong about RISC-V’s role in the datacenter

China may prove Arm wrong about RISC-V's role in the datacenter38 Cloud and equipment makers also keen to escape Softbank's licensing bootTobias MannWed 5 Oct 2022 // 14:15 UTC ANALYSIS Arm might not think RISC-V is a threat to its newfound foothold in the datacenter, but growing pressure on Chinese chipmaking could ultimately change that, Forrester Research analyst Glenn O'Donnell tells The Register.Over the past … Continue reading China may prove Arm wrong about RISC-V’s role in the datacenter

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‘Muslims using condoms most’: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi rejects RSS claims about ‘religious imbalance’

'Muslims using condoms most': AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi rejects RSS claims about 'religious imbalance'Yesterday 1:16 pmReactComments| 1    Hyderabad: Dismissing RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's talk of 'religious imbalance' in India, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said that the population growth rate of Muslims is actually on the decline and claimed that Muslims use condoms the most.RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat … Continue reading ‘Muslims using condoms most’: AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi rejects RSS claims about ‘religious imbalance’

Bollywood: ‘Othering’ the Muslim on screen

Bollywood: ‘Othering’ the Muslim on screenPRANAV KOHLIPRANNV DHAWANPrint edition : Mar 27, 2020T+T- A scene from "Padmaavat".A scene from "Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi".  Bollywood must work on its own conscious and unconscious biases while representing Indian Muslims and move beyond the image of the “Muslim other” as terrorist, invading barbarian and villain.In his seminal article on the … Continue reading Bollywood: ‘Othering’ the Muslim on screen

I wear hijab. I also respect any woman who chooses not to.

I wear hijab. I also respect any woman who chooses not to.Iran’s ‘morality police’ focus on the hijab not to enforce Islam but to target vulnerable women.Image by Ronny Overhate/Pixabay/Creative CommonsSeptember 28, 2022By Dilshad AliShareTweetShare(RNS) — A Muslim woman living in France, parts of India or Quebec, in Canada, who publicly wears the hijab is faced … Continue reading I wear hijab. I also respect any woman who chooses not to.

List Of 107 Classroom Teaching Strategies (With Examples)

 By Chris Drew, PhD / September 9, 2022 Use this list of 107 classroom teaching strategies for your lesson plan or teaching portfolio. This can help demonstrate pedagogical knowledge and the ability to apply theory to practice.Or, try some of these strategies out when you’re low on ideas and looking for a fresh way to teach in the … Continue reading List Of 107 Classroom Teaching Strategies (With Examples)

Lynching, claim on mosques… Hijab appellants declaim a hindutva trend

 Dhananjay Mahapatra - 16h agoReact8 Comments|   33  Lynching, claim on mosques... Hijab appellants claim a trend© Provided by The Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: After arguing for lifting of the hijab ban in educational institutions citing its essentiality to Islam and women’s right to choice of dress as part of right to freedom of expression and privacy, the Muslim side on … Continue reading Lynching, claim on mosques… Hijab appellants declaim a hindutva trend

Blood test spots multiple cancers without clear symptoms, study finds

Blood test spots multiple cancers without clear symptoms, study findsDoctors hail new era for cancer screening as major research shows effectiveness of Galleri testNHS England is due to report results from a trial of the Galleri test, involving 165,000 people, next year. Photograph: Simon Dawson/PA Media Ian Sample Science editor@iansampleSun 11 Sep 2022 15.30 BST Doctors have told health … Continue reading Blood test spots multiple cancers without clear symptoms, study finds

A new test for cancer: grounds for optimism

The Guardian view on a new test for cancer: grounds for optimismThis article is more than 1 year oldEditorial  Early diagnosis is essential if survival rates are to improve, and the announcement of a trial starting next year is a promising sign‘The test, known as Galleri, looks for abnormal DNA, and is most likely to have … Continue reading A new test for cancer: grounds for optimism

Hindu Mahasabha moves court seeking removal of Meena Masjid from Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura

Hindu Mahasabha moves court seeking removal of Meena Masjid from Krishna Janmabhoomi in MathuraTimes Now Digital - Yesterday 11:44 pmReactComments|   33    Mathura: The Hindu Mahasabha on Tuesday filed a petition in the Mathura civil court seeking removal of the Meena Masjid in city claiming it was constructed on the land of the Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi complex.hindu mahasabha moves court seeking … Continue reading Hindu Mahasabha moves court seeking removal of Meena Masjid from Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura

Cheap, high capacity, and fast: New aluminum battery tech promises it all

Cheap, high capacity, and fast: New aluminum battery tech promises it allThe big catch is that it has to be at roughly the boiling point of water to work.JOHN TIMMER - 8/25/2022, 12:35 AMEnlargeAurich Lawson | Getty Images332WITH 147 POSTERS PARTICIPATING, INCLUDING STORY AUTHORSHARE ON FACEBOOKSHARE ON TWITTERThere's a classic irony with new technology, that adopters are … Continue reading Cheap, high capacity, and fast: New aluminum battery tech promises it all

A new concept for low-cost batteries

A new concept for low-cost batteriesMade from inexpensive, abundant materials, an aluminum-sulfur battery could provide low-cost backup storage for renewable energy sources. David L. Chandler | MIT News OfficePublication Date:August 24, 2022 PRESS INQUIRIESCaption:The three primary constituents of the battery are aluminum (left), sulfur (center), and rock salt crystals (right). All are domestically available Earth-abundant materials not requiring a … Continue reading A new concept for low-cost batteries

Fresh killing renews fear among Kashmir’s minority Hindu community

Fresh killing renews fear among Kashmir’s minority Hindu communityAugust 23, 2022Kashmiri Pandit employees shout slogans during a protest march over the killing of Rahul Bhat and other demands, at Lal Chowk in Srinagar, Saturday, May 21, 2022. | Photo: PTIThe killing of a Kashmiri Pandit man in Shopian district of Kashmir last week evoked a … Continue reading Fresh killing renews fear among Kashmir’s minority Hindu community

PUCL report punches holes in ‘Phulwari Sharif Terror Module’ case, blames media for vilifying ‘Muslim community’

PUCL report punches holes in ‘Phulwari Sharif Terror Module’ case, blames media for vilifying ‘Muslim community’August 20, 2022PUCL Bihar Unit releasing their report on Phulwari Sharif Terror Module case. | Picture by authorA seven-page report released by a civil rights group People’s Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL) in Patna has dismissed terror allegations against the … Continue reading PUCL report punches holes in ‘Phulwari Sharif Terror Module’ case, blames media for vilifying ‘Muslim community’

Calls for establishing Hindu Rashtra: How did we arrive here?

Calls for establishing Hindu Rashtra: How did we arrive here?January 4, 2022Screengrab of video from the controversial Haridwar event where genocide calls against Muslims were made.Call for establishing a Hindu Rashtra and genocide of India’s Muslims were made at a religious conclave recently in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. The author examines the country’s recent history to understand … Continue reading Calls for establishing Hindu Rashtra: How did we arrive here?

WEBB TELESCOPE SHATTERS DISTANCE RECORDS, CHALLENGES ASTRONOMERS

WEBB TELESCOPE SHATTERS DISTANCE RECORDS, CHALLENGES ASTRONOMERSBY: GOVERT SCHILLING AUGUST 10, 2022  7Distant galaxies in Webb images suggest we need to rethink star and galaxy evolution in the early universe.151Webb's first image, revealed on Monday, July 11th, shows thousands of galaxies in a tiny sliver of sky. Many galaxies are part of a massive cluster named SMACS 0723, … Continue reading WEBB TELESCOPE SHATTERS DISTANCE RECORDS, CHALLENGES ASTRONOMERS

Supreme Court: Nupur Sharma and ‘her loose tongue has set entire country on fire’, should apologise to nation

Nupur Sharma and ‘her loose tongue has set entire country on fire’, should apologise to nation: SCSC Bench holds former BJP functionary responsible for single-handedly igniting emotions across the country leading to the Udaipur killingFPJ BureauUpdated: Friday, July 01, 2022, 11:56 PM IST Nupur Sharma and ‘her loose tongue has set entire country on fire’, should apologise … Continue reading Supreme Court: Nupur Sharma and ‘her loose tongue has set entire country on fire’, should apologise to nation

A new heat engine with no moving parts is as efficient as a steam turbine

The design could someday enable a fully decarbonized power grid, researchers say. Jennifer Chu | MIT News OfficePublication Date:April 13, 2022 PRESS INQUIRIESCaption:A thermophotovoltaic (TPV) cell (size 1 cm x 1 cm) mounted on a heat sink designed to measure the TPV cell efficiency. To measure the efficiency, the cell is exposed to an emitter and simultaneous measurements of … Continue reading A new heat engine with no moving parts is as efficient as a steam turbine

A week after riots, Jahangirpuri to see Hindus, Muslims together in Tiranga Yatra

The area is still under heavy security cover, however, the permission to take out the proposed Yatra at 6 p.m. has been granted by the Delhi PoliceSunday April 24, 2022 5:35 PM, IANS Share3  [Preparation for the Tiranga Yatra in Jahangirpuri is underway.]New Delhi: Members from both the Hindu and Muslim community will take out a Tiranga Yatra … Continue reading A week after riots, Jahangirpuri to see Hindus, Muslims together in Tiranga Yatra

Covid: World’s true pandemic death toll nearly 15 million, says WHO

Covid: World’s true pandemic death toll nearly 15 million, says WHOBy Naomi Grimley, Jack Cornish and Nassos Stylianou BBC NewsPublished2 days agoShareRelated TopicsCoronavirus pandemicIMAGE SOURCE,EPAImage caption,Cremation sites in India struggled with the number of deadThe Covid pandemic has caused the deaths of nearly 15 million people around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates.That is … Continue reading Covid: World’s true pandemic death toll nearly 15 million, says WHO

Why India’s real Covid toll may never be known

Why India's real Covid toll may never be knownSoutik Biswas India correspondentPublished2 days agoShareRelated TopicsCoronavirus pandemicIMAGE SOURCE,AFPImage caption,More than 500,000 people have died of Covid-19 in India, according to official figuresMore than 4.7 million people in India - nearly 10 times higher than official records suggest - are thought to have died because of Covid-19, … Continue reading Why India’s real Covid toll may never be known

‘Quantum hair’ could resolve Hawking’s black hole paradox, say scientists

New mathematical formulation means huge paradigm shift in physics would not be necessaryAn image captured by the Event Horizon telescope in 2019 of light around a black hole at the centre of the galaxy M87. Photograph: Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration/EPA Hannah Devlin Science correspondent@hannahdevThu 17 Mar 2022 13.51 GMT Stephen Hawking’s black hole information paradox has bedevilled scientists for … Continue reading ‘Quantum hair’ could resolve Hawking’s black hole paradox, say scientists

‘This is why we wear hijab’: Two young Muslim women speak out

'This is why we wear hijab': Two young Muslim women speak outSonam Joshi - TuesdayReact|   1k   © Provided by The Times of India'This is why we wear hijab': Two young Muslim women speak outThe story was first published on February 9‘Even my parents were surprised when I started wearing a hijab but it’s part of my identity now’Zainab Rashid, 25, … Continue reading ‘This is why we wear hijab’: Two young Muslim women speak out

Augusto Cesar Sandino’s rebellion against the US

‘The mouse kills the cat’: Augusto Cesar Sandino’s rebellion against the USHow Sandino fought for Nicaragua's independence, lost and remained a hero for its peopleFILE PHOTO. Augusto César Sandino. © WikipediaBefore Fidel Castro and Che Guevara, before Ho Chi Minh and before Mao began his Long March, there was Augusto Cesar Sandino. While Sandino is not … Continue reading Augusto Cesar Sandino’s rebellion against the US

Russia halts deliveries of rocket engines to the U.S.A.

Russia halts deliveries of rocket engines to the U.S.  Reuters 2 minute read  A visitor walks past the logo of Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos is pictured at the ILA Berlin Air Show in Schoenefeld, south of Berlin, Germany, June 1, 2016. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterMOSCOW, March 3 (Reuters) - Russia has … Continue reading Russia halts deliveries of rocket engines to the U.S.A.

Russia halts deliveries of rocket engines to the U.S.A.

Russia halts deliveries of rocket engines to the U.S. Reuters 2 minute readA visitor walks past the logo of Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos is pictured at the ILA Berlin Air Show in Schoenefeld, south of Berlin, Germany, June 1, 2016. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterMOSCOW, March 3 (Reuters) - Russia has decided … Continue reading Russia halts deliveries of rocket engines to the U.S.A.

How Ukraine’s ‘Revolution of Dignity’ led to war, poverty and the rise of the far right

How Ukraine’s ‘Revolution of Dignity’ led to war, poverty and the rise of the far rightA motley crew of militant Ukrainian nationalists and pro-Western activists wanted to change their democratically elected government. Eight years on, the results look disappointing.FILE PHOTO. © Getty Images / Victor BoykoThe events that transpired in Ukraine in 2013-14, dubbed the … Continue reading How Ukraine’s ‘Revolution of Dignity’ led to war, poverty and the rise of the far right

STARVING AFGHANS USE CRYPTO TO SIDESTEP U.S. SANCTIONS, FAILING BANKS, AND THE TALIBAN

STARVING AFGHANS USE CRYPTO TO SIDESTEP U.S. SANCTIONS, FAILING BANKS, AND THE TALIBANNGOs looking to provide emergency aid to Afghanistan are turning to cryptocurrency.Lee FangJanuary 19 2022, 5:30 p.m. WHEN THE TALIBAN took over Afghanistan in August of last year, Fereshteh Forough feared that the group would close her school in Herat, the country’s third-largest city. Code to … Continue reading STARVING AFGHANS USE CRYPTO TO SIDESTEP U.S. SANCTIONS, FAILING BANKS, AND THE TALIBAN

Darul Uloom Deoband’s Stand About Maulana Saad Kandhlawi of Nizamuddin

Darul Uloom Deoband's Stand About Maulana Saad Kandhlawi of Tabligh12/18/2016 0 Comments Important Clarification 6 Rabee’ul Awwal 1438/6 Dec 2016. Due to the letters and questions regarding some of the incorrect ideologies and thoughts and the questionable Bayaans of Janaab Moulana Saad Saheb Kandhelwi received from within the country as well as from beyond, with the signatures … Continue reading Darul Uloom Deoband’s Stand About Maulana Saad Kandhlawi of Nizamuddin

Tablighi Jamat, The Powerful Muslim Revivalist Movement of 20th Century, at Crossroads

Tablighi Jamat, The Powerful Muslim Revivalist Movement of 20th Century, at CrossroadsMonday June 27, 2016 10:54 AM, M. Burhanuddin Qasmi, ummid.com   In the 20th century era, Tablighi Jamat has been the most successful Muslim revivalist movement. It was architected and painstakingly nourished by Hazrat Maulana Ilyas (ra) in 1927, British India. Later it was polished … Continue reading Tablighi Jamat, The Powerful Muslim Revivalist Movement of 20th Century, at Crossroads

Everything You Need to Know About Avocados

 + 15 Science-Backed Reasons to Eat These Fabulous FruitsOcean Robbins · Published February 6, 2019 · 10 min readSUMMARYAvocados are popular and loved by many. In fact, consumption in the U.S. has risen more than fourfold in the last 20 years. But how much do you know about the creamy green fruit (yes, it’s a fruit!)? Are there avocado health … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Avocados

Eye drops could replace reading glasses for millions

New FDA-approved eye drops could replace reading glasses for millions: "It's definitely a life changer" DECEMBER 9, 2021 / 10:14 AM / CBS NEWS  A newly approved eye drop hitting the market on Thursday could change the lives of millions of Americans with age-related blurred near vision, a condition affecting mostly people 40 and older.Vuity, which was approved … Continue reading Eye drops could replace reading glasses for millions

Love for Cats in Islam

Paws for Thought: Love for Felines in Islamby Helmy Sa'at    Most of us would have had a pet cat when we were younger. Or, at the very least, we continually come across strays in our neighbourhoods which we have been feeding for weeks, months or even years. It seems that we just cannot resist these mischievous four-legged … Continue reading Love for Cats in Islam

Spinal Cord Neurons Regenerated With New Drug

New Class Of Drug Reverses Paralysis In Mice By Issam AHMED11/11/21 AT 2:01 PM US scientists have developed a new form of drug that promotes the regeneration of cells and reversed paralysis in mice with spinal injuries, allowing them to walk again within four weeks of treatment.The research was published in the journal Science on Thursday, and the … Continue reading Spinal Cord Neurons Regenerated With New Drug

Black Hole Outflows

Black Holes Have Tantrums, and Scientists Have Finally Captured the Gamma Rays From Such Ultra-Fast OutflowsTOPICS:AstronomyAstrophysicsBlack HoleNASAUniversity Of ChicagoBy UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO NOVEMBER 13, 2021An artist’s conception of a supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy that is spewing out jets (shown in orange) as well as via ultra-fast outflows of ionized gas (shown in … Continue reading Black Hole Outflows

Story of the Atom Bomb

AN UNEARTHLY SPECTACLEThe untold story of the world’s biggest nuclear bomb By Alex WellersteinOctober 29, 2021 A cape on the Barents Sea shore of the island Novaya Zemlya was the target for the October 30, 1961 Tsar Bomba nuclear test.In the early hours of October 30, 1961, a bomber took off from an airstrip in northern Russia and … Continue reading Story of the Atom Bomb

Xinjiang schools used to separate Muslim children from families

China Muslims: Xinjiang schools used to separate children from familiesBy John Sudworth BBC News, XinjiangPublished4 July 2019ShareMedia caption,The BBC's John Sudworth meets Uighur parents in Turkey who say their children are missing in ChinaChina is deliberately separating Muslim children from their families, faith and language in its far western region of Xinjiang, according to new … Continue reading Xinjiang schools used to separate Muslim children from families

China denies Muslim Children separation campaign in Xinjiang

China denies Muslim separation campaign in XinjiangPublished7 July 2019ShareMedia caption,Chinese Ambassador Liu Xiaoming dismisses evidence of a separation campaign in XinjiangChina's ambassador to the UK has denied that Muslim children in western Xinjiang are being systematically separated from their parents.A BBC report found that hundreds of children from the Uighur minority ethnic group had had … Continue reading China denies Muslim Children separation campaign in Xinjiang

Searching for truth in China’s Uighur ‘re-education’ camps

Searching for truth in China's Uighur 're-education' campsBy John Sudworth BBC News, XinjiangPublished21 June 2019ShareImage caption,China says those inside the camps are now on the road to reformThe Chinese region of Xinjiang is home to millions of ethnic Muslim Uighurs who have lived there for decades. Rights groups say hundreds of thousands have been detained … Continue reading Searching for truth in China’s Uighur ‘re-education’ camps

Muslim Crackdown by China

China Uighurs: All you need to know on Muslim 'crackdown'By Roland Hughes BBC NewsPublished8 November 2018ShareIMAGE SOURCE,GETTY IMAGESImage caption,A Muslim man leads the call to prayer in China's Xinjiang region in 2008China is facing growing criticism over its persecution of some Muslim minority groups, huge numbers of whom are allegedly being held in internment camps.In … Continue reading Muslim Crackdown by China

Uighurs are Vanishing in China

 Detention Mistakes Identity From above Blocked Control China's hidden campsWhat's happened to the vanished Uighurs of Xinjiang?By John Sudworth China is accused of locking up hundreds of thousands of Muslims without trial in its western region of Xinjiang.The government denies the claims, saying people willingly attend special “vocational schools” which combat “terrorism and religious extremism”.Now a BBC investigation has found important new … Continue reading Uighurs are Vanishing in China

China Sterilizing Muslims

China forcing birth control on Uighurs to suppress population, report saysPublished29 June 2020ShareIMAGE SOURCE,AFPImage caption,A file photo shows a Uighur woman with children in China's northwest Xinjiang regionChina is forcing women to be sterilised or fitted with contraceptive devices in Xinjiang in an apparent attempt to limit the population of Muslim Uighurs, according to new … Continue reading China Sterilizing Muslims

Uyghur imams targeted in China’s Xinjiang crackdown

Uyghur imams targeted in China's Xinjiang crackdownBy Joel Gunter BBC NewsPublished13 MayShareIMAGE SOURCE,GETTY IMAGESImage caption,A man arrives for morning prayer in Kashgar, Xinjiang, a mostly Muslim region in north-western ChinaChina has imprisoned or detained at least 630 imams and other Muslim religious figures since 2014 in its crackdown in the Xinjiang region, according to new … Continue reading Uyghur imams targeted in China’s Xinjiang crackdown

Possible ‘Fifth Force’?

Groundbreaking Technique Yields Important New Details on Silicon, Subatomic Particles and Possible ‘Fifth Force’September 09, 2021ShareFacebookLinkedinTwitterEmailAs neutrons pass through a crystal, they create two different standing waves – one along atomic planes and one between them. The interaction of these waves affects the path of the neutron, revealing aspects of the crystal structure.Credit: NISTUsing a groundbreaking … Continue reading Possible ‘Fifth Force’?

FACTSHEET: RASHTRIYA SWAYAMSEVAK SANGH (RSS)

 FACTSHEET: RASHTRIYA SWAYAMSEVAK SANGH (RSS)by Bridge Initiative TeamPublished on 18 May 2021FacebookTwitterLinkedIn...IMPACT: Founded in 1925 by K.B Hedgewar, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is an Indian right-wing, Hindu nationalist, paramilitary volunteer organization. In 2020, RSS had almost 585,000 members and over 57,000 branches or sakhas, including a trade union wing (Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh), women’s wing (Rashtriya Sevika … Continue reading FACTSHEET: RASHTRIYA SWAYAMSEVAK SANGH (RSS)

Reading Savarkar: Was the Hindutva icon actually Hinduphobic?

 Reading Savarkar: Was the Hindutva icon actually Hinduphobic?He argued that Hinduism was inferior in comparison to Hindutva and that it was ‘more limited, less satisfactory and essentially a sectarian term’.Vinayak ChaturvediSep 06, 2021 · 06:30 amNarendra Modi pays tribute to Veer Savarkar on his death anniversary in 2015. | @NarendraModi via TwitterAccusations of Hinduphobia in those … Continue reading Reading Savarkar: Was the Hindutva icon actually Hinduphobic?

Hindutva Harassment Field Manual

Hindutva Harassment Field ManualWhether you are the target or a witness to a Hindu Right assault, this Field Manual by the South Asian Scholar Activist Collective offers resources for how to defend those attacked and how to educate others. This guidance was written by the South Asia Scholar Activist Collective for academics under assault. We … Continue reading Hindutva Harassment Field Manual

Being Hindu in a Hindu Rashtra

Being Hindu in a Hindu RashtraFor Hindutva, which is not a spiritual or religious world view but a doctrinaire, authoritarian political programme, Hinduism is a mere propPurushottam AgrawalNovember 8, 2019ISSUE DATE: November 18, 2019UPDATED: November 11, 2019 09:04 IST  Illustration by NILANJAN DAS  On the face of it, being Hindu in a 'Hindu rashtra' might sound good … Continue reading Being Hindu in a Hindu Rashtra

Hindutva 101

ResourcesCOVID-19 RESOURCES2020 CENSUS OUTREACHCENSUS COLORING CONTESTECO-FRIENDLY PUJA GUIDESADHANA SYLLABUSSUMMER READING CHALLENGEPROGRESSIVE PRIESTS NETWORKHINDUTVA 101: A PRIMERDifficult, but important.Talking about complex political, historical, and religious issues may seem intimidating, especially for those of us who have grown up outside India. Nevertheless, it is our responsibility to speak up. This guide is intended for Hindu-Americans who may … Continue reading Hindutva 101

HINDUTVA IS NOT HINDUISM

HomeAboutOrganizersPressRegisterATTEND HINDUTVA IS NOT HINDUISMHindu supremacists have made a concerted effort over several decades to equate their manufactured term “Hindutva” with Hinduism. From the early twentieth century onwards, they have worked hard to shield themselves from legitimate critique for their extremism by claiming to speak for a persecuted Hindu community, despite Hindus being a sizable majority … Continue reading HINDUTVA IS NOT HINDUISM

Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalism

Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalismThreats force several scholars to withdraw as ‘far-right fringe groups’ accuse event of being ‘anti-Hindu’Supporters and members of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiya Janata party. Photograph: Jagadeesh Nv/EPA An academic conference in the US addressing Hindu nationalism is being targeted by rightwing … Continue reading Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalism

Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalism

Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalismThreats force several scholars to withdraw as ‘far-right fringe groups’ accuse event of being ‘anti-Hindu’Supporters and members of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiya Janata party. Photograph: Jagadeesh Nv/EPA An academic conference in the US addressing Hindu nationalism is being targeted by rightwing … Continue reading Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalism

Some of Us are Superhuman in fighting Covid

New Studies Find Evidence Of 'Superhuman' Immunity To COVID-19 In Some IndividualsFacebookTwitterFlipboardEmailSeptember 7, 20219:32 AM ETMICHAELEEN DOUCLEFFTwitter An illustration of antibodies attacking a coronavirus particle.Christoph Burgstedt/Science Photo Library /Getty ImagesSome scientists have called it "superhuman immunity" or "bulletproof." But immunologist Shane Crotty prefers "hybrid immunity.""Overall, hybrid immunity to SARS-CoV-2 appears to be impressively potent," Crotty wrote in commentary … Continue reading Some of Us are Superhuman in fighting Covid

New anti-aging company called Altos Labs

Meet Altos Labs, Silicon Valley’s latest wild bet on living foreverFunders of a deep-pocketed new "rejuvenation" startup are said to include Jeff Bezos and Yuri Milner.by Antonio Regaladoarchive pageSeptember 4, 2021ALAMY, GETTY (BEZOS)Last October, a large group of scientists made their way to Yuri Milner’s super-mansion in the Los Altos Hills above Palo Alto. They were … Continue reading New anti-aging company called Altos Labs

Sine, Cosine, Tangent, Cotangent എന്നിവ ആദ്യമായി വിശദീകരിച്ച ഗണിത ശാസ്തജ്ഞൻ

ത്രികോണമിതി അനുപാതങ്ങളായ സൈൻ, കോസിൻ, ടാൻജന്റ്, കോട്ടജന്റ് എന്നിവ ആദ്യമായി വിശദീകരിച്ച് ഗണിത ശാസ്ത്രത്തിന്റെ കുതിപ്പിന് വഴിയൊരുക്കിയ ഗണിത, ജ്യോതി ശാസ്ത്രവിശാരദനാണ് അഹമ്മദ് ബിൻ അബ്ദുല്ല അൽമർവസി അൽഹാസിബ് എന്ന ഹബശ് അൽഹാസിബ് അൽമർവസി. പേർഷ്യൻ വാന നിരീക്ഷകനും ജ്യോതി ശാസ്ത്ര, ഭൂമി ശാസ്ത്ര, ഗണിത ശാസ്ത്രജ്ഞനായിരുന്ന ഇദ്ദേഹം അബ്ബാസി ഭരണാധികാരികളായിരുന്ന മഅ്മൂൻ, മുഅ്തസിം ഖലീഫമാരുടെ കാലത്തായിരുന്നു ജീവിച്ചിരുന്നത്. ഗണിത ശാസ്ത്രത്തിലെ തന്റെ നൈപുണ്യം കാരണമാണ് കാൽകുലേറ്റർ എന്ന അർഥത്തിലുള്ള അൽഹാസിബ് എന്ന് പേര് ലഭിച്ചത്. തുർക്കുമാനിസ്ഥാനിലെ … Continue reading Sine, Cosine, Tangent, Cotangent എന്നിവ ആദ്യമായി വിശദീകരിച്ച ഗണിത ശാസ്തജ്ഞൻ

കൊളംബസും മെഗല്ലനും ആശ്രയിച്ചത് അൽഫർഗാനിയുടെ ഭൂമിക്കണക്കുകൾ

ഒമ്പതാം നൂറ്റാണ്ടിൽ ഭൂമിയുടെയും മറ്റു ആകാശ ഗോളങ്ങളുടെയും വ്യാസവും ദൂരവും അളന്ന് ഗോളശാസ്ത്ര രംഗത്ത് വിപ്ലവങ്ങൾ തീർത്ത് ഇന്നും ശാസ്ത്രലോകത്തിന്റെ സ്മൃതി മണ്ഡലത്തിൽ വിരാചിക്കുന്ന മുസ്ലിം ശാസ്ത്രജ്ഞനാണ് അബുൽ അബ്ബാസ് അഹമ്മദ് ബിൻ മുഹമ്മദ് ബിൻ കസീർ അൽഫർഗാനി. ഏഴാം അബ്ബാസി ഖലീഫയായിരുന്ന മഅ്മൂനിന്റെ കാലത്തെ അറിയപ്പെട്ട ഗോളശാസ്ത്രജ്ഞനായിരുന്ന അദ്ദേഹം അൽഖവാരിസ്മി, ബനൂ മൂസാ, സനദ് ബിൻ അലി എന്നിവരുടെ സമകാലികനായിരുന്നു. ഉസ്ബക്കിസ്ഥാൻ പ്രിസിഡന്റ് ഇസ്ലാം കരീമോവിന്റെ ആവശ്യപ്രകാം 1998 ൽ യുനസ്‌കോയുടെ ആഭിമുഖ്യത്തിൽ അദ്ദേഹത്തിന്റെ 1200 … Continue reading കൊളംബസും മെഗല്ലനും ആശ്രയിച്ചത് അൽഫർഗാനിയുടെ ഭൂമിക്കണക്കുകൾ

ഡോ. എം.ജി.എസ്. നാരായണന്: വാരിയൻകുന്നത്ത് കുഞ്ഞഹമ്മദ് ഹാജി വീരനായ സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യ സമര സേനാനി ആയിരുന്നു.

ഏറനാടിന്റെ മണ്ണ് ചുവന്നത് അവിടത്തെ ജന്മിമാർ മുറുക്കിത്തുപ്പിയതു കൊണ്ടായിരുന്നില്ല, സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യ ദാഹികളുടെ ചുടുചോര വീണിട്ടായിരുന്നു. എല്ലാവർക്കും അറിയാവുന്ന, പലരും സാക്ഷ്യപ്പെടുത്തിയ ചരിത്ര സത്യമാണത്. ഇന്ത്യൻ ചരിത്ര ഗവേഷണ കൗൺസിലിന്റെ (ഐ.സി.എച്ച്.ആർ) ചെയർമാൻ ആയിരുന്ന ഡോ. എം.ജി.എസ്. നാരായണന്റെ വാക്കുകൾ ശ്രദ്ധിക്കുക: വാരിയൻകുന്നത്ത് കുഞ്ഞഹമ്മദ് ഹാജി വീരനായ സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യ സമര സേനാനി ആയിരുന്നു. കുറച്ചു കാലത്തേക്കാണെങ്കിലും ചോര ചിന്തിയ സമരത്തിലൂടെ ബ്രിട്ടീഷുകാരെ മലബാറിൽനിന്ന് മാറ്റിനിർത്തി വാരിയൻകുന്നത്തിന്റെ നേതൃത്വത്തിൽ നാട് ഭരിച്ചു. ഇപ്പോൾ സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യ സമര സേനാനികളുടെ പട്ടികയിൽനിന്ന് വാരിയൻകുന്നത്തും ആലി മുസ്‌ലിയാരും ഉൾപ്പെടെയുള്ള ധീരരക്തസാക്ഷികളുടെ … Continue reading ഡോ. എം.ജി.എസ്. നാരായണന്: വാരിയൻകുന്നത്ത് കുഞ്ഞഹമ്മദ് ഹാജി വീരനായ സ്വാതന്ത്ര്യ സമര സേനാനി ആയിരുന്നു.

Story of the First Picture of a Black Hole

How Was the First Picture of a Black Hole Taken?Recently, we were treated to the very first image of a black hole. And a lot of people, observatories and methods helped make that possible.By  Matthew S. WilliamsMay 01, 2019       EHTOn Wednesday, April 10th, the world was treated to something unprecedented - the first-ever image of a black hole! … Continue reading Story of the First Picture of a Black Hole

Tips and Tricks

 How to Disable Windows Defender on your computer using PowerShellBy Jeet On Oct 8, 2020  ShareMicrosoft’s Windows 10 operating system comes pre-installed with Microsoft Defender Antivirus software that protects your computer from viruses, ransomware, spyware, rootkits, and other such attacks.Although the service is meant for protection, sometimes it becomes a hindrance to a particular task even when it’s safe. … Continue reading Tips and Tricks

Circumcision:It suits Hindus also

NEW DELHI: Fear of raking up a communal controversy has made the health ministry keep mum about an international study which suggests that circumcised men are less prone to HIV infection.While the study - which says HIV rates among those not circumcised are two to eight times higher than in those groups which practice circumcision … Continue reading Circumcision:It suits Hindus also

Injectable Chips Use Ultrasound to Monitor Body

Tiny, Wireless, Injectable Chips Use Ultrasound to Monitor Body ProcessesColumbia Engineers develop the smallest single-chip system that is a complete functioning electronic circuit; implantable chips visible only in a microscope point the way to developing chips that can be injected into the body with a hypodermic needle to monitor medical conditionsMAY 12 2021 | BY … Continue reading Injectable Chips Use Ultrasound to Monitor Body

Aluminum-Ion Battery Charges 60 Times Faster Than Lithium-Ion

Developer Of Aluminum-Ion Battery Claims It Charges 60 Times Faster Than Lithium-Ion, Offering EV Range BreakthroughMichael TaylorContributorTransportationLong experienced in auto journalism, Taylor is based in Italy.Follow A breakthrough graphene aluminum-ion battery technology could blow lithium-ion away for power, ... [+] GRAPHENE MANUFACTURING GROUPRange anxiety, recycling and fast-charging fears could all be consigned to electric-vehicle history with a nanotech-driven … Continue reading Aluminum-Ion Battery Charges 60 Times Faster Than Lithium-Ion

UN says India must halt mass evictions of 100,000

India must halt mass eviction that threatens to leave 100,000 homeless – UN expertsin Human Rights — by Press Release — 16/07/2021Share:Share onWhatsAppShare onFacebookShare onTwitterShare onTelegramShare onRedditShare onEmailGENEVA (16 July 2021) – UN human rights experts* today called on India to halt evictions of some 100,000 people – including 20,000 children – that began this week in the midst of monsoon … Continue reading UN says India must halt mass evictions of 100,000

DARUL ULOOM DEOBAND’S FATWA ABOUT SAAD KANDHLAWI

AN ANALYSIS OF DARUL ULOOM DEOBAND’S FATWA ABOUT MAULANA SAAD KANDHLAWIDECEMBER 21, 2016 ISLAMREIGNS 10 COMMENTSDue to the letters and questions regarding some of the incorrect ideologies and thoughts and the questionable Bayaans of Janaab Moulana Saad Saheb Kandhelwi received from within the country as well as from beyond, with the signatures of senior Asaatizah Kiraam and … Continue reading DARUL ULOOM DEOBAND’S FATWA ABOUT SAAD KANDHLAWI

At last! Environment friendly plastic polymer breaks down in sunlight and air

Degradable plastic polymer breaks down in sunlight and airPosted on July 9, 2021 by Amy McDermottMost plastic persists in the environment. A recently developed polymer degrades in a week and doesn’t leave microplastics behind. Image credit: Shutterstock/Larina MarinaPlastic trash chokes shorelines and oceans, in part because plastic polymers do not easily decompose. But a new kind of environmentally degradable … Continue reading At last! Environment friendly plastic polymer breaks down in sunlight and air

Mathematics in medieval Islam

Mathematics in medieval IslamFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   Jump to navigationJump to search A page from The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing by Al-KhwarizmiMathematics during the Golden Age of Islam, especially during the 9th and 10th centuries, was built on Greek mathematics (Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius) and Indian mathematics (Aryabhata, Brahmagupta). Important progress was made, such as full development of the decimal place-value system to include decimal fractions, the first … Continue reading Mathematics in medieval Islam

Arabic mathematics : forgotten brilliance?

Arabic mathematics : forgotten brilliance?Recent research paints a new picture of the debt that we owe to Arabic/Islamic mathematics. Certainly many of the ideas which were previously thought to have been brilliant new conceptions due to European mathematicians of the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries are now known to have been developed by Arabic/Islamic mathematicians … Continue reading Arabic mathematics : forgotten brilliance?

Thabit ibn Qurra: A pioneering Muslim polymath of the 9th century

Thabit ibn Qurra: A pioneering Muslim polymath of the 9th centuryUFUK NECAT TASCI30 APR 2021 What would you like to learn more about?TopicsGlobalIslamic Golden AgeIslamic ScienceAstronomyMathematicsRelatedWater found on possible habitable planetExclusive: Mogherini under fire over stink in Lebanon from EU cashLibya in the African context‘How do you fast in Space?’ and other questions you have about … Continue reading Thabit ibn Qurra: A pioneering Muslim polymath of the 9th century

Thabit ibn Qurra: A pioneering Muslim polymath

Toggle navigation   SHARE NEWS MAGAZINEThabit ibn Qurra: A pioneering Muslim polymath of the 9th centuryUFUK NECAT TASCI30 APR 2021 What would you like to learn more about?TopicsGlobalIslamic Golden AgeIslamic ScienceAstronomyMathematicsRelatedWater found on possible habitable planetExclusive: Mogherini under fire over stink in Lebanon from EU cashLibya in the African context‘How do you fast in Space?’ and other questions you have … Continue reading Thabit ibn Qurra: A pioneering Muslim polymath

Muslim Contribution to the Geometry

Muslim Contribution to the Geometry February 5, 2013  0 By Islamic-study.orgThe greatest scientific contribution Muslims made to the world is the creation of mathematical science. Algebra, geometry, algorithm and arithmetic are at the heart of every scientific and social aspect of life.There is hardly a single device, business entity, industry, architecture built without the Arabic numerals, the decimal … Continue reading Muslim Contribution to the Geometry

Korean scientists may have found a way to desalinate seawater faster

Nanofiber Membrane Filters 99.9% of Salt from Seawater within MinutesThe nanofiber membrane upheld a 99.9% salt rejection rate for a month.By  Ameya PalejaJul 06, 2021       Schematic of the electrospinning device used to make this nanofiber membraneElsevierThe World Health Organization estimates that over 785 million people lack a clean source of drinking water. Even though 71 percent of … Continue reading Korean scientists may have found a way to desalinate seawater faster

New Chinese technology combines wood, bacteria, sunlight to purify water

New technology combines wood, bacteria, sunlight to purify waterByBrooks Hays  The new water-purification device features a top layer of light-absorbing carbon nanotubes, a middle layer of insulating glass bubbles and a bottom layer water-transporting wood. Photo by Qing-Fang Guan, et al. / Nano Letters 2020July 8 (UPI) -- Engineers have developed a new wood-based steam generator that … Continue reading New Chinese technology combines wood, bacteria, sunlight to purify water

China compels Muslim Uighurs to work in shoe factory that supplies Nike

  The posters on the wall alongside the Qingdao Taekwang Shoes Co. factory — the side where the Uighur workers enter and exit, and live in dorms — feature Communist Party propaganda extolling “China dream” and “Uphold national spirit to unite and make all of China strong.” Another says: “All ethnicities are united as one family.” … Continue reading China compels Muslim Uighurs to work in shoe factory that supplies Nike

Massive human head from China forces scientists to rethink evolution

Massive human head in Chinese well forces scientists to rethink evolution‘Dragon man’ skull reveals new branch of family tree more closely related to modern humans than NeanderthalsChinese researchers have called the skull, found in Harbin in the north, Homo longi, or ‘Dragon man’, but other experts are more cautious about naming a new species. Photograph: Wei … Continue reading Massive human head from China forces scientists to rethink evolution

How to get root on Linux with a seven-year-old bug

Privilege escalation with polkit: Kevin Backhousepolkit is a system service installed by default on many Linux distributions. It’s used by systemd, so any Linux distribution that uses systemd also uses polkit. As a member of GitHub Security Lab, my job is to help improve the security of open source software by finding and reporting vulnerabilities. A few weeks ago, … Continue reading How to get root on Linux with a seven-year-old bug

NASA’s moon rocket

SLS: First view of Nasa's assembled 'megarocket'By Paul Rincon Science editor, BBC News websitePublished12 JuneShareRelated TopicsArtemisIMAGE COPYRIGHTNASAimage captionThe core stage and twin booster rockets stand taller than the Statue of Liberty (minus its pedestal)Nasa has assembled the first of its powerful Space Launch System (SLS) rockets, which will carry humans to the Moon this decade.On … Continue reading NASA’s moon rocket

Bitcoin transactions are more transparent than cash

Colonial Pipeline investigation upends idea that Bitcoin is untraceableJune 9, 2021 at 4:35 pm Updated June 9, 2021 at 7:28 pm  People mill about outside the Bitcoin 2021 confab in Miami on June 4. The FBI’s recovery of bitcoins paid in the Colonial Pipeline ransomware... (Alfonso Duran / The New York Times) More Skip AdBy NICOLE PERLROTH, KATIE BENNER and Erin GriffithThe New … Continue reading Bitcoin transactions are more transparent than cash

Pupil Size is a Marker of Intelligence?

Pupil Size Is a Marker of IntelligenceThere is a surprising correlation between baseline pupil size and several measures of cognitive abilityBy Jason S. Tsukahara, Alexander P. Burgoyne, Randall W. Engle on June 2, 2021   Credit: Erik Von Weber Getty ImagesIt has been said that “the eyes are the window to the soul,” but new research suggests that they may be a window to … Continue reading Pupil Size is a Marker of Intelligence?

Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate

Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate May 17, 2021146 Comments In a Twitter discussion last week on ransomware attacks, KrebsOnSecurity noted that virtually all ransomware strains have a built-in failsafe designed to cover the backsides of the malware purveyors: They simply will not install on a Microsoft Windows computer that already has one of many types of virtual keyboards installed — … Continue reading Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate

Gaza:Recent bombings by Israel have caused a Mental Health Crisis

A New Mental Health Crisis Is Raging in GazaRecent bombings by Israel have caused more than just physical traumaBy Yasser Abu Jamei on June 4, 2021   Civil defense workers pore through rubble on May 16, 2021, in the aftermath of an Israeli bombing. Credit: Fatima Shbair Getty Images“Have you ever seen a six-month old baby with exaggerated startle response?” One of … Continue reading Gaza:Recent bombings by Israel have caused a Mental Health Crisis

A New Type Of COVID-19 Vaccine

A New Type Of COVID-19 Vaccine Could Debut SoonFacebookTwitterFlipboardEmailJune 6, 20216:02 AM ETHeard on All Things ConsideredJOE PALCA TwitterFacebookLISTEN· 4:084-Minute ListenAdd toPLAYLISTDownloadEmbed Transcript  A vial of the experimental Novavax coronavirus vaccine is ready for use in a London study in 2020. Novavax's vaccine candidate contains a noninfectious bit of the virus — the spike protein — with a … Continue reading A New Type Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Aducanumab, new drug for Alzheimer’s

Explained: Aducanumab, new drug for Alzheimer's disease and row over approvalEarly in November 2020, the drug was denied approval after a marathon seven-hour long virtual meeting with the federal medical panel disagreeing with the claims.ADVERTISEMENTIndia Today Web Desk New DelhiJune 9, 2021UPDATED: June 9, 2021 16:55 IST  Aducanumab will be sold under the brand name of Aduhelm. … Continue reading Aducanumab, new drug for Alzheimer’s

Facebook is grappling with a reputation crisis in the Middle East

Facebook battles reputation crisis in the Middle East“Users are feeling that they are being censored, getting limited distribution, and ultimately silenced,” one Facebook senior software engineer said.Nick Clegg, Head of Policy at Facebook, speaks on stage during the DLD (Digital Life Design) innovation conference in Munich, Bavaria on Jan. 20, 2020.Lino Mirgeler / dpa/picture alliance … Continue reading Facebook is grappling with a reputation crisis in the Middle East

Nestlé says majority of its food portfolio is unhealthy

Nestlé says majority of its food portfolio is unhealthyInternal document says brands underperform against ‘external definitions of health’ amid consumer pressureMon, May 31, 2021, 10:05Judith EvansNestlé has acknowledged in an internal document that more than 60 per cent of its mainstream food and drinks products do not meet a “recognised definition of health”. Photograph: Bryan … Continue reading Nestlé says majority of its food portfolio is unhealthy

Zinc Batteries are the Future

Share on linkedin Share on mailto This energy storage facility under construction in southeast England uses lithium-ion batteries.CHRIS RATCLIFFE/BLOOMBERG/GETTY IMAGES Batteries used in hearing aids could be key to the future of renewable energyBy Robert F. ServiceMay. 27, 2021 , 10:30 AMIf necessity is the mother of invention, potential profit has to be the father. Both incentives are driving … Continue reading Zinc Batteries are the Future

Enigmatic Designs Found in India May Be The Largest Images Ever Made by Human Hands

Trending Latest Sections   Boha 3's meandering lines. (C & Y Oetheimer, Archaeological Research in Asia, 2021)HUMANSEnigmatic Designs Found in India May Be The Largest Images Ever Made by Human Hands PETER DOCKRILL26 MAY 2021Hidden in the vast, arid expanses of India's Thar Desert lie mysterious old drawings carved into the land.These newly discovered designs are of such immense scale, … Continue reading Enigmatic Designs Found in India May Be The Largest Images Ever Made by Human Hands

Chinese hackers posing as the UN Human Rights Council are attacking Uyghurs

 Chinese-speaking hackers are targeting Uyghur Muslims with fake United Nations reports and phony support organizations, according to a new report.by Patrick Howell O'Neillarchive pageMay 27, 2021AP PHOTO/MARK SCHIEFELBEINChinese-speaking hackers are masquerading as the United Nations in ongoing cyber-attacks against Uyghurs, according to the cybersecurity firms Check Point and Kaspersky. Researchers identified an attack in which hackers posing … Continue reading Chinese hackers posing as the UN Human Rights Council are attacking Uyghurs

Uyghurs, a Turkic ethnic minority in China, targeted via fake foundations

 May 27, 2021Introduction During the past year, Check Point Research (CPR), in cooperation with Kaspersky’s GReAT, have been tracking an ongoing attack targeting a small group of Uyghur individuals located in Xinjiang and Pakistan. Considerable effort was put into disguising the payloads, whether by creating delivery documents that appear to be originating from the United Nations … Continue reading Uyghurs, a Turkic ethnic minority in China, targeted via fake foundations

Scientists Say They Have the Answer to Vaccine Induced Blood Clots

Why might AstraZeneca and J&J vaccines cause blood clots? A health worker holds a vial of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine inside a Catholic church turned into a vaccination centre in Manila on May 21, 2021.   -   Copyright  TED ALJIBE/AFPSHARE THIS ARTICLEBy Pascale Davies  •  Updated: 27/05/2021TEXT SIZEAaAa Rare fatal blood clots linked to the COVID-19 vaccines AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson have caused … Continue reading Scientists Say They Have the Answer to Vaccine Induced Blood Clots

Facebook’s AI treats Palestinian activists like it treats American Black activists. It blocks them.

Facebook’s AI treats Palestinian activists like it treats American Black activists. It blocks them.Elizabeth Dwoskin, Gerrit De Vynck  3 days ago Like|   12Liberal Media Scream: 'Some things may be true even if Donald Trump said them'100 bullets fired in mass shooting that left 2 dead, 20 hurt at birthday bash: PoliceJust days after violent conflict erupted in Israel … Continue reading Facebook’s AI treats Palestinian activists like it treats American Black activists. It blocks them.

Why Lakshadweep’s New ‘Reforms’ May Enable Autocracy

Why Lakshadweep’s New ‘Reforms’ May Enable ‘Autocratic’ RuleAn insidious attempt to invest autocratic powers in the UT’s administration has begun to take root: Shashi TharoorSHASHI THAROORPublished: 25 May 2021, 8:34 PM ISTOPINION4 min readiShareShareShareShareShareCommentsOn a February evening in New Delhi, Hamdullah Sayeed, a former parliamentary colleague and the current chief of the Lakshadweep Pradesh Congress Committee, … Continue reading Why Lakshadweep’s New ‘Reforms’ May Enable Autocracy

Why Lakshadweep administrator Praful Patel is target of public outcry

Mismanaging COVID, anti-culture reforms: Why Lakshadweep administrator Praful Patel is target of public outcryIndia Times Now DigitalUpdated May 26, 2021 | 11:52 IST Patel has drafted a series of reforms that have caused widespread resentment among the islands' constituents. The idyllic islands of Lakshadweep.  |  Photo Credit: TwitterKEY HIGHLIGHTSAt the heart of this resentment is the new Draft Lakshadweep Development … Continue reading Why Lakshadweep administrator Praful Patel is target of public outcry

#SaveLakshadweep #BoycottAmul

ജനങ്ങളുടെ വരുമാനം മാർഗ്ഗം ഇല്ലാതാക്കിയും പാൽ ഉത്പാദനം നിർത്തലാക്കിയും ലക്ഷദ്വീപിൽ വിറ്റഴിക്കാൻ ഒരുങ്ങുന്ന അമൂൽ ഉത്പന്നങ്ങൾ ബഹിഷ്കരിക്കാനാണ് ദ്വീപ് നിവാസികളുടെ തീരുമാനം. അവരോടൊപ്പം ഐക്യപ്പെട്ട് അമൂൽ ഉത്പന്നങ്ങൾ ബഹിഷ്കരിക്കാൻ ഓരോ ആളുകളും തീരുമാനിച്ചാൽ അതൊരു സമരമാവും.#SaveLakshadweepഅമിത് ഷായുടെ മകൻ പുതിയ വലിയ റിസോർട്ടാണ് അവിടെ പണിയുന്നത് , ലക്ഷദീപ് മൊത്തം അവന്റെ ടൂറിസ്റ്റ് കേന്ദ്രമാക്കാനാ പുതിയ പരിപാടി.നമ്മളെല്ലാം പൊട്ടൻമാർ , ഗുജറാത്തികൾ നല്ല ബിസ്സിനസ്സുകാരാണ്. ഇതിന് അവർക്ക് മത ഭ്രാന്തുണ്ടാക്കി ഭരണം പിടിച്ച് എല്ലാ പവറും അവൻമാരുടെ … Continue reading #SaveLakshadweep #BoycottAmul

Kyrie Irving observing Ramadan

Kyrie Irving’s recent conversion puts a spotlight on athletes observing RamadanBy Religion News Service  Updated May 7, 2021, 6:25pm MDTShare this storyShare this on Facebook (opens in new window)Share this on Twitter (opens in new window)SHAREAll sharing optionsBrooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving handles the ball during an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Dallas, Thursday, May 6, 2021. Tony … Continue reading Kyrie Irving observing Ramadan

Barcelona installs Spain’s first solar energy pavement

Photovoltaic ground installation part of move to increase capacity close to where it’s most needed, in citiesThe 50 sq metres of non-slip solar panels, installed in a small park in the Glòries area of the city, will generate 7,560kWh a year, enough to supply three households. Photograph: Stephen Burgen/The Guardian Stephen Burgen in BarcelonaThu 29 Apr 2021 16.19 … Continue reading Barcelona installs Spain’s first solar energy pavement

Scientists Create Record-Breaking Laser With Mind Blowing Power

The laser pulse's power is comparable to "focusing all the sunlight reaching Earth to a spot of 10 microns"—the size of a speck of dust.SWBy Sarah Wells6.5.21ShareTweetSnapIMAGE: CHANG HEE NAM, CORELSAbstractABSTRACT breaks down mind-bending scientific research, new discoveries, and major breakthroughs.SEE MORE →Some scientific achievements are large and flashy—like imposing robots—while others are incredibly small, fast, and nearly … Continue reading Scientists Create Record-Breaking Laser With Mind Blowing Power

Oracle technology is used by the police and military in China.

HOW A CHINESE SURVEILLANCE BROKER BECAME ORACLE’S “PARTNER OF THE YEAR”A network of local resellers helps funnel Oracle technology to the police and military in China.Mara HvistendahlApril 22 2021, 12:30 p.m.A cyclist rides past a signage displayed outside Oracle’s building at Zhongguancun Software Park on Aug. 30, 2020, in Beijing. Photo: VCG via Getty ImagesBANNERS PRINTED FOR the … Continue reading Oracle technology is used by the police and military in China.

Scientists develop transparent wood that is stronger and lighter than glass

 bookTwitterPinterestRedditLinkedInEmailBob McDonald's blog: a simple procedure results in see-through wood Bob McDonald · CBC Radio · Posted: Feb 05, 2021 3:22 PM ET | Last Updated: February 6 A flower is visible behind a piece of the transparent material. (Qinqin Xia, University of Maryland/Science Advances)Researchers at the University of Maryland have turned ordinary sheets of wood into transparent material that is nearly as clear … Continue reading Scientists develop transparent wood that is stronger and lighter than glass

Inexpensive battery charges rapidly for electric vehicles, reduces range anxiety

Inexpensive battery charges rapidly for electric vehicles, reduces range anxiety 42A thermally modulated battery for mass-market electric vehicles without range anxiety and with unsurpassed safety, low cost, and containing no cobalt, is being developed by a team of Penn State engineers. IMAGE: CHAO-YANG WANG'S LAB, PENN STATE A'ndrea Elyse MesserJanuary 18, 2021UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Range anxiety, the … Continue reading Inexpensive battery charges rapidly for electric vehicles, reduces range anxiety

India Is Targeting Defenders of Indigenous Rights as ‘Terrorists’

India Is Targeting Defenders of Indigenous Rights as ‘Terrorists’Adivasis and their allies are being persecuted for protesting development that destroys the environmentBy Virginius Xaxa on January 4, 2021   Adivasi woman signs a petition with her thumbprint during a campaign to organize. Credit: Joerg Boethling AlamyOn October 8, 2020, Indian authorities arrested Stan Swamy, an 83-year-old Jesuit priest affected by Parkinson’s disease, … Continue reading India Is Targeting Defenders of Indigenous Rights as ‘Terrorists’

Zoom helps governments like China to censor people

ow Zoom violated its own terms of service for access to China's marketLike global tech companies before it, Zoom caved to the Chinese government, even when it meant overlooking basic human rights.Zoom helps people connect — but it also helps governments like China's surveil and censor people.Andrew Lichtenstein / Corbis via Getty Images file Dec. 23, … Continue reading Zoom helps governments like China to censor people