Category: World

The dream job; For sleeping NASA will pay 11 lakhs

Rs 11 lakh seems like quite the package deal, especially if your job literally entails long hours of sleep – 70 long dreamy days, to be precise. Most of us could actually do with some more sleep and the thought that someone would pay us to do that is just a tad bit overwhelming. *Wipes […]

Supermassive Black Hole Discovered in a Tiny Galaxy

Scientists have found a supermassive black hole (SBH) at the center of a tiny galaxy, according to a study published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. The galaxy, called Fornax UCD3, belongs to a recently discovered, rare and unusual class of stellar systems known as ultracompact dwarfs (UCDs), which are populated by older stars. […]

Dalai Lama put up Controversial Statement on Nehru

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama made a controversial statement. He said that Jawaharlal Nehru had a “self-centred attitude” to become India’s first prime minister even though Mahatma Gandhi was in favour of Muhammad Ali Jinnah taking the top post at that time. He also claimed India’s partition would not have happened if Mahatma Gandhi’s wish […]

Google hires Bengaluru student at Rs 1.2 crore for AI research

Getting a job in the world’s top firms is like a dream come true for anyone. Mumbai’s Aditya Paliwal, 22-year-old got a massive offer of Rs 1.2 crore per annum pay package from Google. Aditya finished his integrated M.Tech course in Computer Science at the International Institute of Information Technology-Bangalore (IIIT-B) recently. He will work […]

Over 4 Lakh Indians May Have To Wait 151 Years For Green Card

Indians with advanced degrees may have to wait for over 150 years for a green card which authorises them to live and work in the US permanently, according to projections by a think-tank. The new calculation on the Green card wait period by Cato Institute, a Washington-based think-tank, comes after the US Citizenship and Immigration […]