Monday, 27 June, 2022

Topic: Aliens

Are UFOs for real? Why everyone is talking about them much more seriously now

The US Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force set up to investigate still-unexplained UFO reports is expected to release its report next month, and this has led to a media buzz.

‘Thought it’s an alien’ — Ironman-shaped balloon in sky triggers anxiety in UP village

The object was spotted in UP's Dankaur area, where a crowd had gathered to see what some of them thought was an alien but turned out to be an Ironman' shaped balloon filled with air.

Alien life is out there, but our theories are not helping us find it

Recent years have seen changes to our theories about what counts as a biosignature and which planets might be habitable. We must expect the unexpected.

42 years of Wow! Signal — our missed opportunity for ‘alien contact’

On 15 August, 1977, a powerful blast of radio waves bearing all hallmarks of extraterrestrial origin had arrived from the direction of constellation Sagittarius.

Are aliens visiting us? US military seems to think so

For the last several years, the US military has noted an increase in “unexplained aerial phenomena,” or UFOs as we call it in pop culture. But is this enough to believe in alien visitation?

World’s richest man Jeff Bezos and wife of 25 years announce divorce

Opposition candidate set to win Congo presidential poll, and yet another Brexit blow for Britain’s Theresa May.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.