How Sarafina Nance Impressed Google SEO Sunder Pichai With Her Zero In Quantum Physics?

Google CEO Sunder Pichai was all praise for Sarafina Nance despite knowing that couldn’t do well in a quantum physics exam. The woman scored zero in the said exam a few years back. But it didn’t stop Sunder Pichai and other tech leaders of the world from showering their blessings on the woman.

Who is Sarafina Nance?

The 26-year old Sarafina Nance is an astrophysicist in the University of California, Berkeley. She’s doing PhD in supernovae and had already published 2 research papers. But she was a below-average student 4-years ago. It was at that time when she received a zero in science. But she got the blessings and motivation from top tech leaders of the world.

Sunder Pichai praised Sarafina Nance for pursuing science despite getting the lowest score. Also, she’s a breast cancer survivor. All these factors make her special. She has a liking for science and she should get the support she needs to more forward.

What did Sarafina Nance say about her achievement?

She was anxious about her career in science as low score in quantum physics could be the reason for changing her science major. She met with her profession fearing a suggestion for change … Read the rest


Pink Ball Injures Bangladesh Batsmen But Virat Kohli Makes 136

Virat Kohli became the first Indian batsman to make a hundred after hitting 136 in the first Pink Ball Test in Kolkata. Earlier Virat spoke at length about the challenge of facing pink ball but he was more comfortable on the ground.

Virat Kohli makes hundred with pink ball

Skipper Kohli maintained discipline while hitting the pink ball hard. Most of his shots were aimed at the “V” area where he found much room for his ball. The 136 runs he made include 18 boundaries that gave Bangladesh bowlers a chase to the boundary. Finally, the Bangladesh spinner Taijul Islam sent Virat Kohli to pavilion.

With this century, Virat Kohli is now standing alongside top batsman with highest hundreds. He has crossed Steve Smith and moving ahead to join South Africa’s Graeme Smith and Australia’s Allan Border who also have 27 Test hundreds.

Indian bowlers relished bowling with pink ball

According to Cheteshwar Pujara, Indian pacers and spinners were quite excited to bowl before a jam-packed stadium where the audiences were shouting to encourage bowlers at every ball. The Bangladesh batsmen found it quite difficult to face the pink ball.

Injuries to Bangladesh batsmen

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Shiv Sena Called It Was Backstabbed By Ajit Pawar Of NCP

Shiv Senasaid thatAjit Pawar backstabbed everyone by supporting BJP and making a coalition government. AjitPawar has been present in the meetings between NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena but he never revealed his intentions.

How Shiv Sena reacted to Ajit Pawar forming government with BJP?

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that AjitPawar switched his phone off late last night and no one in the NDP knew what happed to him or in the party. He further said that there was a meeting of coalition partners and AjitPawar was present in the meeting. But no one knew why he vanished from the political scene.

But Shiv Sena was certain it was his personal decision and that Sharad Pawar and the NCP has nothing to do this event and decision. Shiv Sena was trying to form government with the help of NCP and Congress and the things were moving in the right direction. Sharad Pawar had declared that Udbhav Thackeray would be the CM of the coalition government.

Shiv Sena said that Chhatrapati Shivaji and the people of Maharashtra would never forgive AjitPawar. Mr. Raut found Ajit’s body language suspicious during meetings. He said that AjitPawar wasn’t seeing into the eyes of … Read the rest


Devendra Fadnavis Becomes Maharashtra Chief Minister With Ajit Pawar As His Deputy

In a surprising event, Devendra Fadnavis took oath of Maharashtra Chief Minister for second time but this time he has a deputy, Ajit Pawar. The development came amid speculations of Udbhav Thackeray as propective candidate of Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP alliance.

Why Ajit Pawar joined hands with BJP?

According to Ajit Pawar, he formed a quick coalition with BJP to give a stable government to Maharashtra. He said that lingering of talks between NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena forced him to take this decision. He further said that Maharashtra needed a strong and stable government and joining BJP was the only way to achieve this objective.

Is NCP with Ajit Pawar?

In political circles, speculation of senior Pawar backing the Jr. Pawar was rife but Sharad Pawar made things clear with his tweet. He said it was Ajit’s personal decision and that NCP isn’t endorsing this pact. But it is said that the coalition wasn’t possible without the support of senior Pawar.

It is said that 29 NCP MLAs have signed the letter of support to the government on the directions of Ajit Pawar. But it is only a guess as the NCP is yet to disclose the number … Read the rest


India Gets Billion Dollar Sophisticated Naval Guns From The US

US President Trump notified the Congress about sale of latest version (Mod 4) of naval guns to India. But the proposed sale of armaments won’t disturb the delicate military balance in the region. If the Congress permits, India would become one of the few countries to have these guns.

What is the size of proposed arms deal?

Total cost of the deal is $1.0210 billion and it includes 13 MK-45 5-inch/62 caliber (MOD 4) naval guns and related equipment. Manufactured by the BAE Systems and Land and Armaments, these guns are used against warships, anti-aircraft and shore bombardment.

What is the advantage of these guns for India?

According to the Defence Security Cooperation Agency the MK-45 Gun System will boost India’s power to conduct anti-surface warfare and anti-air defence missions. Also, it will provide interoperability with the US and other allied forces. But India would use the newly achieved power to handle the present and future threats from enemy weapon systems.

What is MK-45 Gun System?

It is the latest gun system developed by the US and there are only a few countries that possess these arms. The US has provided these naval guns to Australia, Japan and South Korea. … Read the rest


Mamata Banerjee Opposes Pan-India Implementation Of NRC

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjeequestioned implementation of NRC outside Assam and said that she won’t allow the citizenship act to be implemented in West Bengal. Her statement came out after Amit Shah declared pan-India implementation of NRC.

What did Mamata Banerjee say about NRC?

Addressing a public meeting at Sagardighi in Murshidabad district, Mamata Banerjee said that NRC was part of the Assam Accord signed during the tenure of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. She further said that the act could never been implemented on other parts of country.

Mamata Banerjee also questioned leaving 14 lakh Hindus and Bengalis out of the final list of NRC published on August 31. Launching a veiled attack on BJP, she said that some people are fomenting trouble in the peaceful areas. They want to divide the country along religious lines for personal gains.

She said that the proposed implementation of NRC in West Bengal is creating panic. She claimed that it has already claimed 11 lives in the state as the people are worried about meeting the same fate as the people of Assam.

Mamata Banerjee also questioned the Kashmir policy of the center by highlighting killing of Bengali laborers in Kashmir. … Read the rest