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Change in climate to cause more rainfall in tropical areas: NASA

As our planet continues to grow warmer, the amount of rainfall in the Earth’s tropical regions will significantly increase, warns NASA. Most global climate models underestimate decreases in high clouds over the tropics seen in recent NASA observations, according to research led by scientist Hui Su of NASA’s Jet Propulsion[Read More…]

ISIS attack kills 15 in Iraq

In Iraq, 15 people were killed including women and children. The incident happened on Saturday when a group of ISIS terrorists attacked a village in Iraq’s Salahudin province, a security official said. About 20 ISIS terrorists attacked Mseihly village, some 280 km north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, sparking[Read More…]

Trump threatens to pull US out of WTO if it doesn’t ‘pull up’

Stop teaching hate: Donald Trump to Qatar

In between the biggest diplomatic face-off between Qatar and the rest of the middle-east, US President Donald Trump accused Doha of backing terrorism. Calling it the funder of terrorism, Trump asked the Gulf emirate along with other nations to stop “teaching hate”. “Stop funding (terrorism). Stop teaching hate. Stop the[Read More…]

Sri Lanka floods: Death toll rises to 126

Sri Lanka witnessed the worst flood since 2003 which affected over 4, 23,068 people and in 15 districts. According to current reports, the death toll on Sunday rose to 126, as security forces and rescuers stepped up search and rescue operations after weather condition improved and floodwaters receded. The 2003[Read More…]

Bitcoin soars to an all-time high

Bitcoin towered an all-time high above $1,400 on Tuesday which is technically more than triple of its value over the past year. This comes alongside the recent rise in demand for the service in Japan, where the digital currency has been considered a legitimate means of payment. Bitcoin rose around[Read More…]

Meghalaya Board HSSLC 12th Result 2019 (Science, Commerce and Vocational) to release tomorrow – latest updates

Facebook may help reduce exam anxiety: Study

Researchers at the University of Illinois in the US have found that undergraduate students, who have high levels of anxiety before an examination, may control it by reading supportive comments, ‘likes’ and private messages from Facebook friends. “We found that only the students who received supportive messages from their Facebook[Read More…]

Maria Sharapova returns to tennis with Stuttgart Open

After over a year’s break, 5 times Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova returns back to Tennis. Sharapova makes a comeback this week following her 15-month ban having tested positive for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open. Although she won’t be welcomed by the rivals by open arms, Sharapova isn’t losing[Read More…]

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