Friday, February 12, 2016

Physicists Detect Gravitational Waves From Violent Black-Hole Merger

Physicists Detect Gravitational Waves From Violent Black-Hole Merger

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    Concern over the Siachen Hero's worsening health yesterday, is covered predominantly by the Press. The Indian Express reports that the health condition of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa deteriorated on Wednesday despite aggressive therapy and supporting care at the capital's Research & Referral Hospital. "In coma, Siachen survivor soldiers on", writes the Times of India.
    Fresh trouble brewing for RK Pachauri, Executive Vice Chairman of The Energy Research Institute, TERI, is also covered extensively by the Press. The Hindu writes - a former woman staffer has came out with a detailed statement of harassment she allegedly suffered at his hands while working under him in 2003.
    "Aadhaar beneficiaries to cross the billion mark", writes Hindustan Times. Also noting that the real test for the government is to get the bill passed in Parliament's Budget session.
    Times of India in its lead story quotes Kejriwal as saying 'CBI called and threatened 77 of my officials', adding that "Delhi government's work is being hampered.
    "The Jawaharlal Nehru University administration has ordered a disciplinary inquiry into an event organised by some students on Afzal Guru's third death anniversary on February the 9th.
    "Road to improvement may come via Abu Dhabi", headlines the Economic Times. Abu Dhabi has expressed interest in taking up 50 highway projects in India on a toll-operate-transfer basis, at a value of total investment of 35,000 crore rupees.
    The Pioneer reports that the polluted Ganga river may find its saviour in an unmanned water surface vehicle called 'Ro-Boat' that is capable of detecting, collecting and eliminating all kinds of trash, including chemical effluents and floating waste.
    And to close today's press review on a cheerful note - Roses named after iconic personalities like Mother Teresa, Queen Elizibeth II and John F Kennedy are set to welcome lakhs of visitors to the sprawling Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhawan, reports The Asian Age. The Mughal Gardens will be thrown open to the Public on Friday and will remain open till March the 19th.

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