Time, trust and credit-risk exposure in a trade war
on September 17, 2019 at 10:31 pm
Adopting a credit-risk model based on issuer-specific curves and relevant cluster curves allows asset owners to capture changes in investor sentiment as they occur. This is especially important during turbulent periods such as we face now.
There would have been no Pakistan if Savarkar was PM: Uddhav Thackeray
on September 17, 2019 at 6:24 pm
“I’d have called Nehru as Veer (brave) if he had survived jail for 14 minutes against Savarkar who stayed in prison for 14 long years,” Thackeray added.
World to become hotter than expected, updated French climate models show
on September 17, 2019 at 6:22 pm
In the worst-case scenario, average global temperatures may rise 6 degrees to 7 degrees Celsius (10.8 degrees to 12.6 degrees Fahrenheit) by 2100.
Almost entire population of Ecuador has online data leaked
on September 17, 2019 at 6:22 pm
Data on an estimated 20 million people, including almost seven million minors as well as deceased citizens, was exposed by the breach, the state attorney general’s office said.
United Left front sweeps JNU student union polls, SFI’s Aishe Ghosh president
on September 17, 2019 at 6:16 pm
Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) came second on the posts of president, vice president, general secretary and joint secretary.
Blaming shelters and street sleeping, Donald Trump blasts California for homeless crisis
on September 17, 2019 at 11:10 pm
Donald Trump hands out a conservative prescription to remedy homelessness, blaming shelters and calling for cities to ban sleeping on streets.
Corey Lewandowski promotes potential Senate run during impeachment hearing
on September 17, 2019 at 10:58 pm
Corey Lewandowski launched the campaign-style website in a recess he requested during the chaotic hearing with the House Judiciary Committee.
A Florida couple was arrested on DUI charges. Then they had sex in the back of a police car
on September 17, 2019 at 10:49 pm
Aaron Thomas, 31, and Megan Mondanaro, 35, were arrested in Florida after they had sex in the back of a patrol car, according to police.
Misuse of Article 370 led to its revocation: S Jaishankar
by Sridhar Kumaraswami on September 17, 2019 at 10:31 pm
In response to a question, he said, beyond a point, don’t worry too much about what people will say on Kashmir.
Odisha girl in race for International kids peace prize
by Akshaya Kumar Sahoo on September 17, 2019 at 10:27 pm
The girl is among a select number of nominated children from across among the world.
This deadly fungal disease could use climate change to mobilize
by Nicole Wetsman on September 17, 2019 at 10:02 pm
As the climate changes, temperatures will increase and rain patterns will change—and along with those changes, by 2100, the fungus’s range will expand causing the number of Valley fever cases to increase by 50 percent, according to a new model published in the journal, GeoHealth.
Rare 10 million-year-old fossil unearths new view of human evolution
on September 17, 2019 at 8:01 pm
Near an old mining town in Central Europe, known for its picturesque turquoise-blue quarry water, lay Rudapithecus. For 10 million years, the fossilized ape waited in Rudabánya, Hungary, to add its story to the origins of how humans evolved. What Rudabánya yielded was a pelvis — among the most informative bones of a skeleton, but one that is rarely preserved.
Scientists are scrambling to take more photos of this seemingly alien comet
by Rachel Feltman on September 17, 2019 at 7:10 pm
Astronomers have snapped a shot of what could be a comet visiting us from another solar system—only the second interstellar object we’ve ever spotted in our own cosmic neighborhood. The fact that it showed up so hot on the tail of ‘Oumuamua, an infamous (and still largely mysterious) cigar-shaped rock first seen in late 2017, suggests these alien interlopers might actually be pretty common.
New piece of Alzheimer’s puzzle found
on September 17, 2019 at 5:43 pm
Scientists found two short peptides, or strings of amino acids, that when injected into mice with Alzheimer’s disease daily for five weeks, significantly improved the mice’s memory. The treatment also reduced some of the harmful physical changes in the brain that are associated with the disease.
North Atlantic haddock use magnetic compass to guide them
on September 17, 2019 at 5:31 pm
A new study found that the larvae of haddock, a commercially important type of cod, have a magnetic compass to find their way at sea. The findings showed that haddock larvae orient toward the northwest using Earth’s magnetic field.