US Navy sends second ship into disputed waters after China claims it scrambled jets to expel U.S. destroyer : worldnews

There’s an interesting international legal reason that this constantly happens in the South China Sea. Basically, in order to prevent China from taking sovereignty over the islands, the United States and other states that do not want China to have legal claim to the islands, must display that China does not have that sovereignty. China is attempting to declare a bunch of islands within the South China Sea to be its own territory, most people know this. The reason is the vast natural resource bed available as well as a…

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JustDial Board Gives Nod to Rs 220 Crore Buyback Proposal at Rs 700 Per Share

Indian online local search engine JustDial has approved a buyback proposal of up to 31,42,857 shares at a maximum price of Rs 700 per equity share. In its filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the company said that the board of directors of JustDial has given its nod to a buyback proposal worth maximum Rs 220 crore. The entire buyback proposal would be carried out in cash mode, the statement read. It added that operation would be carried through the tender offer route on a proportionate basis as per…

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Two Black Holes ‘Dancing’ with Each Other is the Most Epic Image You’ll See Today

The OJ 287 binary system with two supergiant black holes. (Image: NASA/JPL) The observations give mankind stronger inference about our learning on black holes and gravitational waves, and how massive celestial bodies interact. News18.com Last Updated: April 30, 2020, 5:18 PM IST In a galaxy far, far away, two black holes share a unique relationship. While a single black hole is enigmatic enough, the OJ 287 galaxy, which is 3.5 billion years away from Earth, has TWO black holes that ‘dance’ around each other — linked by relative…

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Global Smartphone Output to See Record 16.5% Slump in June: TrendForce

Global smartphone production is expected to slump a record 16.5% to 287 million phones in the June quarter from a year earlier as the coronavirus pandemic muzzles demand, TrendForce said here despite supply chains resuming after weeks of shutdown. Samsung Electronics and Apple Inc will retain their first and third spots on the leaderboard, but are both expected to lose market share to Chinese rivals, the market research firm said on Thursday. That follows a 10% drop in output worldwide in the March quarter when the outbreak spread and peaked…

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Twitter Grants Access to Researchers With Real-Time Data to Study COVID-19 Tweets

Twitter said Wednesday it would allow researchers to access data on real-time conversations about the coronavirus pandemic to help deepen their understanding of the disease. The project is aimed at gathering information about the spread of the illness, assessing the emergency response and communication trends during the crisis, and tackling misinformation. “This is a unique dataset that covers many tens of millions of tweets daily,” the US social network said in a blog. “The conversations happening on Twitter are highly insightful and have the potential to help the world better…

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Infra Funding Requirement Pegged at Rs 111 Lakh Crore During 2020-25: Finance Ministry

To augment infrastructure and create jobs in the country, a government task force has projected total investment of Rs 111 lakh crore in infra projects over five years, the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday. The final report of the task force on National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) for 2019-2025 presented to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman suggested steps like deepening bond markets, setting up of development financial institutions and land monetisation to meet the funding needs, the ministry said in a statement. The task force was set up following Prime Minister Narendra…

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Here’s the Story Behind Rishi Kapoor’s Nickname ‘Chintu’

Thursday proved to be black day for cinema lovers as we lost one of its brightest stars in Rishi Kapoor. The actor was 67 and suffering from leukemia for over two years. Known for great acting chops and versatile roles, Rishi was globally known by his nickname Chintu. Although the endearing call was loved by fans, the actor did not like the nickname. He even tweeted expressing the struggle he went through to establish his name as Rishi Kapoor. He also mentioned that the dislike led him to not give…

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Amazon has bought cameras to take temperatures of workers during the coronavirus pandemic from a Chinese firm the United States blacklisted over allegations it helped China detain and monitor Uighurs and other Muslim minorities : worldnews

This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 91%. (I’m a bot) Dahua’s thermal cameras have been used in hospitals, airports, train stations, government offices and factories during the pandemic. In addition to selling thermal technology, Dahua makes white-label security cameras resold under dozens of other brands such as Honeywell, according to research and reporting firm IPVM. Honeywell said some but not all its cameras are manufactured by Dahua, and it holds products to its cybersecurity and compliance standards. Dahua made the decision to market its technology…

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His Family Mourns Demise of its Closest Member

The world is mourning the loss of veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who passed away at the age of 67 after a prolonged battle with leukemia. The star belonged to the majestic Kapoor family, known for their immense devotion and contribution to the Bollywood. Actress and wife of late star announced the news of the death of the Bobby actor with a heartfelt note. She also shared how the husband did not give up on entertaining others even in the last moments of his life. Actress Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor’s…

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Rishi Kapoor’s Daughter Riddhima Kapoor Shares Emotional Post, Calls Him ‘Strongest Warrior’

Rishi Kapoor’s daughter Riddhima Kapoor Shani shares an emotional post calls him “strongest warrior” Bollywood legend Rishi Kapoor passed away earlier today in Mumbai. The veteran actor was admitted to HN Reliance Hospital on April 29. The news has devastated his family, film fraternity, and fans worldwide. The actor’s daughter Riddhima Kapoor Shani shared a selfie with her “papa” to bid him adieu. Taking to her Instagram account, the jewellery designer wrote, “Papa I love you I will always love you – RIP my strongest warrior I will miss you…

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