Monthly Archives July 2015

Gurdaspur attack: GPS reveals terrorists crossed border 5 km from site of attack

The data from the GPS sets has sparked off new concerns about the vulnerability of the Punjab border

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Officials investigate at the encounter site in Dinanagar on Tuesday. (Source: PTI photo)

Forensic analysis of global positioning system (GPS) sets used by the terrorists who carried out Monday’s strike in Gurdaspur showed that they penetrated the India-Pakistan border near Alowal, along the border in Punjab, intelligence sources told The Indian Express. The group, the sources said, turned on their GPS sets early on Monday, shortly after crossing into Indian territory...

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New Earth-Like Planet Discovered, NASA Call It Earth’s Cousin

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NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovers Bigger, Older Cousin to Earth

On Thursday, NASA said that its Kepler spacecraft has spotted “Earth’s bigger, older cousin”.This planet, Kepler 452b is 1400 light years from earth. It has a star just like sun which it takes 385 days to orbit. It has gravity twice as much as earth. The planet is 60% bigger than earth.

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 Kepler 452b is the closest match found to our planet.

NASA said Thursday that its Kepler spacecraft has spotted “Earth’s bigger, older cousin”: the first nearly Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone of a star similar to our own.

Though NASA can’t say for sure whether the planet is rocky like ours or has water and air, it’s the closest match yet found.

“Today...

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10-Year-Old Indian Boy From Haryana Is The World Junior Golf Champion!

Shubham Jaglan, a 10-year-old son of a milkman from rural Haryana, scripted a scintillating one-stroke win at the Junior World Golf Championships being played at Welk Resort Fountain Course. His three-day total of seven-under par 179 was better than rest of the field to become the Junior World Champion in his age category.

On Thursday, when Shubham Jaglan claimed the IMG Academy junior world championship for the 9-10 age category in San Diego, it wasn’t just another trophy on a shelf heaving with trophies. It was a heart-warming moment for everyone to see Shubham overwhelm the massive odds he has battled.

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Shubham, a 10-year-old son of a milkman from rural Haryana, is no less than a prodigy...

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Starbucks: 5-Year-Old Reportedly Discovers Cell Phone Camera in Store’s Women’s Bathroom

US Police launch an investigation after a 5-year-old child reportedly discovers a cell phone camera equipped to record video under the sink in a women’s restroom at Starbucks cafe in Lancaster, California

A woman and her 5-year-old son found a camera under a Starbucks bathroom sink in Lancaster, California .,according to local news outlet KTLA. It was propped up on paper towels, facing the toilet and recording, KTLA reported.

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“We’re obviously really disturbed by the incident,” Jaime Riley, a spokeswoman for Starbucks, told USA TODAY Network.

The woman who found the camera did not want to be identified but told KTLA reporters that her 5-year-old son spotted the phone first.

“I noticed he was staring at the sink a little bit p...

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SpiceJet: Airline Offers 1-Way Tickets for Re 1 Through App

SpiceJet: Airline Offers 1-Way Tickets for Re 1 Through App When Return Ticket Bought at Full Price

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SpiceJet Re 1 air ticket sale starts today at 10 am; Offers over 1,00,000 tickets via app

Spicejet sale has put more than 1,00,000 one-way tickets priced at Re 1 on the block. The offer starts today and is only for Spicejet app users.

SpiceJet on Tuesday put on sale 1 lakh seats on its select domestic flights for just Re 1 excluding taxes and fees under a limited offer period that allows the customers to undertake travel from July 15 to March 31 next year.

The three-day offer, for which the bookings start from tomorrow, however, comes with a rider, the airline said in a release.

“SpiceJet announces the return of its Re 1/- ai...

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