Dr Shawna Pandya, a neuro-surgeon from Mumbai who works as a general physician in Canada’s Alberta University, is one of the two candidates to be shortlisted from among 3200, who will take part in space missions next year, being the third woman astronaut of Indian-origin to go to space.
Joanna Palani of Iranian-Kurdish ancestry is a 23-year-old politics student from Denmark, who fought alongside the Kurdish Peshmerga in Iraq and Syria killing 100 ISIS militants, has a $1 million bounty on her head put by Danish authorities.
Ambar Shaista, the founder of Ambar Mosque in Lucknow, took the help of solar stalwarts 8minutes in installing a 1 kilowatt solar panel on the roof of the mosque which will save them more than 70% on their annual energy bill.
Mc Donald’s is now serving a crab sandwich, which consists of snow crab meat mixed with diced celery and mayo and served with lettuce and tomato on a toasted sourdough bun, at four San Jose, California, locations as part of a test run.
In an unusual case reported from Chennai, on Wednesday surgeons at the Government Stanley Hospital extracted a live cockroach from the base of a 42-year old woman, Selvi’s, skull, close to her brain.