Asteroid thrice the size of an aeroplane to pass right by Earth on August 22: NASA – CNBCTV18

By CNBCTV18.com Aug 18, 2022, 10:41 AM IST (Published) Mini The asteroid, named Asteroid 2020 QW3, will miss the Earth just by a few million miles. US space agency has classified Asteroid 2020 QW3 as a potentially hazardous asteroid. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has revealed that a huge asteroid, about 92 feet wide, … Read more

“Took Him To 7 Hospitals, Couldn’t Save Him”: Family On Dalit Boy Killing – NDTV

The boy’s death has triggered a political crisis for Rajasthan’s Congress government. Jalore: A little boy’s garlanded photo, surrounded by his grieving family at his home in Rajasthan, illustrates the unspeakable tragedy of caste discrimination in parts of the country. On July 20, the nine-year-old Dalit boy in Rajasthan’s Jalore, a Class 3 student, made … Read more

Can a bowler bandage his bleeding finger and bowl? Have a crack at BCCI umpires exam that stumped 137 of 140 candidates. – The Indian Express

Here are some of the 37 questions (and answers) candidates were asked in the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s level-2 exam for umpires last month in Ahmedabad. Clearing the exam makes umpires eligible to officiate in women’s and junior matches categorised as Group D. Only three out of the 140 candidates made the … Read more

RBI moots charges on payment systems; GPay, PhonePe transactions likely to be affected – Onmanorama

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank on Wednesday sought views from the public on fees and charges in payment systems, with an aim to make such transactions affordable as well as economically remunerative for the entities involved. The payment systems include Immediate Payment Service (IMPS), National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) system, Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system … Read more

Centre blocks 7 Indian, 1 Pakistani YouTube channels for promoting ‘fake anti-India content’ – The Indian Express

The Centre Thursday blocked eight YouTube channels, seven Indian and one from Pakistan, one Facebook account, and two Facebook posts for promoting fake news against the country. The blocked channels had a cumulative viewership of over 114 crore, were subscribed by over 85 lakh users, a statement by the Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting … Read more

5G Spectrum Sold, Get Ready To Roll Out For Consumers: Centre To Telcos – NDTV Profit

5G Update: Airtel gets spectrum allocation letter, Sunil Mittal hails ease of doing business New Delhi: The country’s biggest ever air waves auction is completed, and the 5G spectrum assignment letter has been issued, so requesting telecom services firms to prepare for launch, said telecom minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in a post on Koo on Thursday. … Read more

After Near-Disaster, Firms Building Madhya Pradesh Dam Blacklisted; Scam Shadow Remains – NDTV

People from 18 villages had to be shifted to camps as the dam under-construction dam cracked. Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh’s BJP government has blacklisted two companies — allegedly linked with party leaders — for not completing the construction of a dam on the river Karam, which was at the centre of a near-disaster in Dhar district … Read more