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Chandigarh boy appointed planetary protection officer by NASA

Close on the heels of a Chandigarh boy making it to Google HQ and back in a span of 24 hours, another boy from the city has made the country proud. Antariksh Sharma, a student of DAB school of fine arts has been appointed planetary protection officer by none other than the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

It may be remembered that on July 13, NASA announced that they are hiring a "planetary protection officer," whose chief responsibilities would include protecting our beloved planet from the alien menace. Antariksh was apparently selected based on his amazing background which includes being able to name many stars in the night sky simply with the help of Google Sky. He can also look at the night sky and tell if the sky is cloudy or not.

Needless to say his parents are extremely excited. Father Sharma ji said “he was always into space. In the fights he used to pick up with his peers here, he always used to ask them to give him space and it was then that …

Power situation in Bangalore goes from grim to "whatever is worse than grim"

Bangalore, according to our correspondent, is so dark during night that the sale of telescopes has shot up 160 percent in the city in the last two days alone. This is not to mention the mushrooming of many astronomy clubs in the city. With little light, the night sky appears bright with many constellations visible to the naked sky like never before and astronomy buffs are lapping it all up.

How did all this happen, you ask and here is the story. Bangalore is the only metro in India that has to bear over 5 powerless hours every single day. The situation is so bad that a few days back, a few Bangalore citizens promised to be more civic minded, if they were given more electricity and less powercuts.

"I admit the power situation has gone from grim to whatever is worse than grim. But I assure you, the situation will improve soon as we are negotiating purchase of 8000 MW of power from North Korea. Once this power arrives, powercuts will be history and I will be able to watch various …

Hurt and angry Pakistan lashes out; says won’t send Jihadis to attack US anymore

Pakistan government is planning to stop all planned and unplanned terror attacks directed against US interests around the world in the wake of US President Donald Trump's remarks warning Islamabad against providing safe havens to terrorists, according to a media report and other sources.

Pakistan’s Don News reported that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Pak army chief Javed Bhajwa met yesterday to discuss ways to get back at US and to “teach Trump a lesson” for degrading Pakistanis. After the meeting, Javed Bhajwa issued an email memo to the ISI with a BCC to listterrorpak asking all terror groups to stop targeting US interests till such a time that US apologizes to it.

“Pakistan is a proud nation and we have been involved in shaping US destiny and this is the way we are being repaid. Our state sponsored citizens have worked hard to destabilize US through the first wave of World Trade Center bombings and later through 9/11 lead highjacker Atta and others and in many other …