Day: October 5, 2021

Records show slow response to report of California oil spill

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — The U.S. Coast Guard received the first report of a possible oil spill off the Southern California coast more than 12 hours before a company reported the major leak in its pipeline and a cleanup effort was launched, records show. Oil spill reports reviewed […]

Physics Nobel rewards work on complex systems, like climate

STOCKHOLM — Three scientists won the Nobel Prize for physics on Tuesday for work that found order in seeming disorder, helping to explain and predict complex forces of nature, including expanding our understanding of climate change. Syukuro Manabe, originally from Japan, and Klaus Hasselmann of Germany were cited […]

Whistleblower says Facebook pushed for higher profits, cavalier over safety

WASHINGTON, Oct 5 – Facebook (FB.O) is set to take another pounding in Congress on Tuesday as a whistleblower who left with tens of thousands of internal documents told lawmakers how the company pushed for higher profits while being cavalier about user safety.Reporting by Diane Bartz, Editing by […]

President of India to Inaugurate Newly Built Teaching Hospital of Chamaraja Nagar Institute of Medical Sciences on October 7

DELHI, OCT 5: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind will visit Karnataka from October 6 to 8, 2021.   On October 7, 2021, the President will inaugurate the newly built Teaching Hospital of the Chamarajanagar Institute of Medical Sciences at Chamarajanagar.   On October 8, 2021, the President […]

Vice President urges industry to promote sports in the country

Vice President interacts with Olympians and achievers from the state of Manipur Olympians, role models and inspiration for aspiring athletes across the country: Vice President Boxing legend, MC Mary Kom gifts boxing gloves to the Vice President DELHI, OCTOBER 5: The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today […]

Sensex rallies 446 pts; Nifty reclaims 17,800-mark

Mumbai, Oct: Equity benchmark Sensex rallied 446 points on Tuesday, propelled by index heavyweights Reliance Industries, TCS and Infosys amid a largely positive trend in global markets. Despite opening on a weak note, the 30-share Sensex ended 445.56 points or 0.75 per cent higher at 59,744.88. Similarly, the […]

Ex-Facebook employee bringing sharp criticisms to Congress

WASHINGTON — A former Facebook data scientist has stunned lawmakers and the public with revelations of the company’s awareness of apparent harm to some teens from Instagram and her accusations of dishonesty in its fight against hate and misinformation. Now she is coming before Congress. Frances Haugen has […]

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