Day: November 2, 2018

Chemicals used in Deepwater Horizon spill were ineffective, study says

The chemical dispersants used to clean up oil after the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 were ineffective and unneeded, a new study says. Researchers report in a study {link:published this week:”” target=”_blank”} that dispersants used in the largest oil spill in U.S. history — 210 […]


Supreme Court gets 4 new judges

New Delhi  Justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, M R Shah and Ajay Rastogi were Friday sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court, taking its strength to 28. The swearing-in ceremony started at 10:30 am in court number 1 of the apex court and Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi […]

Terrorist killed in encounter in J-K

Srinagar :  An unidentified terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Handwara area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said Friday. Security forces launched an operation based on credible inputs about the presence of terrorists in Pohrupeth in Handwara area Thursday evening, a police official […]

SC dismisses CBI’s appeal in Bofors case

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed CBI’s appeal against the Delhi High Court verdict discharging all the accused including Hinduja brothers in Rs 64 crore Bofors pay-off case. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it was not convinced with the grounds of the […]

Rana Daggubati joins ‘Housefull 4’ cast

Mumbai : Actor Rana Daggubati has joined the cast of Akshay Kumar-starrer “Housefull 4”. The “Baahubali” star shared the news on Twitter and said he will be starting shoot for the project soon. “Heading to the sets of Housefull 4. Shooting in Mumbai after a very long time!!” Daggubati […]