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Stephen William Hawking, the Theoretical Physicist at Cambridge University and best-selling author who roamed the cosmos from a wheelchair, examining the nature of gravity and the origin of the universe and becoming an emblem of human determination and curiosity, died at his home in Cambridge, England. He was 76 years old. Stephen Hawking Death was confirmed by a spokesman for Cambridge University.

At the age of 22, Scientist Stephen Hawking was given only a few years to live after being diagnosed with a rare form of motor neurone disease.

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Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

The Briton was known for his scientific works which include a collaboration with Roger Penrose on gravitational singularity theorems in the framework of general relativity and the theoretical prediction that black holes emit radiation, called Hawking radiation. He also wrote several popular science books including A Brief History of Time.

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Facts

  • He was born on 8 January 1942 in Oxford, England.
  • In 1959, he earned a place at Oxford University to read natural science, before studying for his Ph.D. at Cambridge
  • By 1963, he was diagnosed with motor neurone disease and given two years to live.
  • Outlined his theory that black holes emit “Hawking radiation” in 1974
  • In 1988, the book ‘A Brief History of Time’ was published, which has sold more than 10 million copies
  • His life story was the subject of the 2014 film The Theory of Everything, starring Eddie Redmayne.
Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

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Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak said,

“Stephen Hawking’s integrity and scientific dedication placed him above pure brilliance,”

Satya Nadella, Microsoft chief executive, said,

“We lost a great one today. Stephen Hawking will be remembered for his incredible contributions to science – making complex theories and concepts more accessible to the masses. “He’ll also be remembered for his spirit and unbounded pursuit to gain a complete understanding of the universe, despite the obstacles he faced.”

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Sundar Pichai, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Google Inc. said,

“The world has lost a beautiful mind and a brilliant scientist.”

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

Scientist Stephen Hawking Dead

The Cambridge University will open a book of condolence at Gonville and Caius College.

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Toronto Van Attack: 10 Dead & 15 Injured after Vehicle Ploughs into Crowd

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Toronto Van Attack: At least ten people were killed, and 15 were injured when the van ploughed into the crowd of pedestrians on a sidewalk in Toronto on Monday Afternoon. Regarding the accident, Toronto Mayor John Tory said,

 “I hope that we will, as a city, remind ourselves of the fact that we are admired around the world for being inclusive and for being accepting and understanding and considerate, and that we are united in standing in solidarity, especially with those who have fallen victim to this terrible tragedy today.”

Toronto Van Attack

Toronto Van Attack

On Monday evening, Toronto Police Service Chief Mark Saunders said nearly ten people were killed when the vehicle ploughed into the sidewalk. Further, he added 15 people were injured.

Ten people were taken to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, where two victims were pronounced dead upon arrival. 5 People remain in critical condition, two people remain in serious condition, and one is in fair condition.

The driver who drove the van is identified as Alek Minassian, and he was taken into the custody by the Toronto Police.

Toronto Police Cheif, Saunders said “the attack was deliberate”, and authorities have not yet determined the motive behind the accident.

World Leaders Condemned the Toronto Van Attack

On Twitter, several world leaders had sent their sympathy and sadness to the victim’s families. Moreover, people around the world had expressed their sympathy on social media with the hashtag #TorontoAttack and #TorontoStrong.

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Rahul Gandhi launches ‘Save The Constitution’ National Campaign

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New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi, President of the Indian National Congress and member of the 16th Lok Sabha launched the National Campaign “Save the Constitution” on Monday at Delhi’s Talkatora Stadium. “Save The Constitution” National Campaign focusses mainly on rising the atrocities against the Dalits around the country.

Save The Constitution

Save The Constitution

The grand old party had on Sunday criticized Centre saying that it posed a big threat to the Constitution. It attacked the Narendra Modi government of “systematically destroying” the Constitution.

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Announcing the launch of the National Campaign, the Congress tweeted, A movement was started to stand in solidarity with the Dalits & other oppressed communities and to protect the powers enshrined in our Constitution. Join us in protecting the idea of India. #SaveTheConstitution

Earlier, Congress Party attacked the BJP-led NDA regime of diluting the ST/SC act despite rising atrocities against SC/ST community members in India.

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Venkaiah Naidu Rejects Impeachment Motion Against CJI Dipak Misra

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On Monday Morning, Rajya Sabha chairman and Vice President of India, Mr Venkaiah Naidu has reportedly rejected the impeachment motion against the Cheif Justice of India, Dipak Misra citing “lack of substantial merit.” Venkaiah Naidu held various consultations with the top legal and constitutional experts before rejecting the notice.

The rejection of the notice reportedly comes a day after Venkaiah Naidu held the discussions with such experts to decide the maintainability of the motion. The report had stated that Venkaiah Naidu was discussed with Attorney General K.K. Venugopal, former secretary general of the Lok Sabha Subhash Kashyap, former Supreme Court Judge B. Sudershan Reddy, former legislative secretary Sanjay Singh, former law secretary P.K. Malhotra, and senior officials of the Rajya Sabha secretariat on the motion. The sources also revealed that Vice president Venkaiah Naidu met several experts after he rescheduled his travel plans regarding the seriousness of the matter.

Venkaiah Naidu Rejects Impeachment Motion

45th Chief Justice of India, Dipak Mishra

On last week, Seven Opposition parties led by the Congress Party moved a notice before for the impeachment of CJI on five grounds of “misbehaviour”. Earlier, Congress had said they would move the notice to the Supreme court if Venkaiah Naidu rejects their motion.

It is the first time that an impeachment notice has been filed against a sitting CJI. The move came one day after Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Misra rejected the requests for an independent analysis into the death of Judge B.H. Loya.

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