Daily Archive: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

31 May 2017

NASA develops technology to help drones land safely during emergency

NASA scientists are developing a technology to help drones land safely during emergencies. The announcement regarding the new technology was made by NASA on 25 May 2017. After eight test flights, the technology has successfully spotted safer
31 May 2017

US researchers identify new way to slow down cancer cell growth

Researchers in the United States have reportedly identified a new way to slow down the growth of cancer cell, according to reports released on 28 May 2017. The research, conducted by researchers belonging to the University of
31 May 2017

New glass frog species Hyalinobatrachium yaku discovered in Ecuador

A group of scientists have discovered a new species of glass frog, of the genus Hyalinobatrachium. The frog’s beating heart can be seen right through its chest. The new species, Hyalinobatrachium yaku was found in the Amazonian
31 May 2017

Stan Wawrinka beat Mischa Zverev wins Geneva Open Men’s Singles title

Swiss top seed Stan Wawrinka on 27 May 2017 successfully defended his Geneva Open Men’s Singles title with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory over Germany’s Mischa Zverev. The 2017 Geneva Open title is the 16th title of
31 May 2017

India and Fiji Sign MoU on expanding Defence Cooperation

India and Fiji signed a Memorandum of Understanding on expanding cooperation in the defence sector on 29 May 2017 in New Delhi. The MoU was signed between the Minister of Defence and National Security of Fiji, Ratu
31 May 2017

Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega passes away

Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega passed away on 29 May 2017 following a prolonged illness. He was 83. Noriega ruled Panama from 1983 to 1989. He spied for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) until the United States
31 May 2017

Paris Saint-Germain lifts French Cup for record 11th time

Paris Saint-Germain on 27 May 2017 defeated Angers 1-0 in the final of the centennial edition to lift the 2017 French Cup trophy for a record 11th time. The final was played at the Stade de France
31 May 2017

Egypt’s President Sisi approves controversial NGO law

Making it harder for charities to operate in Egypt, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on 29 May 2017 signed into law a contentious new bill that regulates non-governmental organisations (NGO). The measure restricts NGO activity to developmental and
31 May 2017

President of India presents Hindi Sevi Samman Awards

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented the Hindi Sevi Samman Awards to 26 eminent Hindi scholars for the year 2015 on 30 May 2017 at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. The ceremony was
31 May 2017

CBI Court grants bail to LK Advani, MM Joshi, Uma Bharti

A special Central Bureau of Investigation, CBI Court of Lucknow on 30 May 2017 granted bail to all accused of Babri Masjid Demolition Case including BJP stalwarts  Murli Manohar Joshi, LK Advani and Union Minister Uma Bharti
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