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Earth’s largest radio telescope to search for ‘new worlds’

As well as hunting for signals from alien life, the largest and most sensitive radio telescope ever built will search for extrasolar planets, or exoplanets, which have magnetic fields like Earth, within 100 light-years from Earth.Astronomers from countries including China and France recently published their ambitious observation plan using the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope

Housing sales in major cities fall 13% in April-June: Anarock

Sale of housing units across seven major cities in the country declined by 13 per cent on quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis during the April-June quarter of 2019, an Anarock report said on Tuesday. Sales declined to 68,600 units from 78,520 units in the January-March quarter, the report said.”As anticipated, residential real estate activity remained largely tepid

Master cell playing key role in fighting TB identified

Researchers have identified a master cell that coordinates the body’s immune response in the early days of TB infection.According to the study published in the journal Nature, the researchers found that boosting the activity of such cells could help reduce the millions of new infections that occur worldwide every year. For the study, the researchers

Soon complain online against sexual harassment in Gautam Budh Nagar

With growing number of sexual harassment cases being reported at workplaces in the National Capital Region, the Gautam Budh Nagar authorities have decided to make the process of filing such complaints easy. The authorities on Saturday tied up with an IT company, Interra Information Technologies, to come up with a software and a website that

Saluting India’s homegrown child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi

Each year on June 12, when the world observes the World Day Against Child Labour, India has cause to salute Kailash Satyarthi – the man who made this day possible – a human rights champion who rescued over 88,000 bonded and trafficked children, and won the Nobel Peace Prize by acting on his words: ‘Every