Daily Archive: June 8, 2018

Maharashtra SSC Result 2018 declared: Here are the highlights

The Maharashtra SSC or Class 10 board examination result were declared by the Maharashtra State Board for Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) on Friday. The result will be available on the Board’s official website at 1pm.

Once the result is uploaded online, students can check the result here. Students can also check their results on www.mahresult.nic.in, www.sscresult.mkcl.org or www.maharashtraeducation.com.

World’s first flying car takes off successfully

Flying cars- they are closer than you think. The world’s first flying car has been created and taken off well according to the latest hopes.

A flying car project backed by Google co-founder Larry Page was closer to take-off on Wednesday, with a model for test flights by aspiring buyers. Kitty Hawk, funded by Page, unveiled a “Flyer” model is described as “an exciting first step to sharing the freedom of flight.” The company was created last year in Google’s hometown of Mountain View, California, and has been testing a prototype in New Zealand.


Yami Gautam’s sister Surilie denied entry into restaurant in Serbia for not wearing pants

Yami Gautam posted a video in her Instagram stories section to inform her fans about the unfortunate incident and tried to explain why her sister was asked to leave by the restaurant and for what reason. Yami Gautam’s sister Surilie was denied entry to a well-known restaurant in Serbia

Haryana tells athletes it employs to pay up 33% of income from ads, professional sports

Sportspersons employed by the Haryana government will have to give the state 33% of the income earned through professional sports and commercial endorsements, for the development of sports.

As per the new rules, which came into effect on April 27, such sportspersons will have to seek extraordinary leave (without pay) during the period of participation in professional sports.

Olympic medal winning pugilist, Vijender Singh, hockey player, Sardara Singh and wrestler, Geeta Phogat are likely to be affected by the decision.

Principal secretary, sports and youth affairs, Ashok Khemka said in case such sportspersons are treated on duty (not on leave; with the prior approval of competent authority) when they take part in professional sports or commercial endorsement, the full income earned by them on this account will have to be paid.

Vijender, who is also a Haryana police officer, turned professional in 2015 while Sardara played the India Hockey League (IHL) and Geeta Phogat has done endorsements for JSW steel.

While Vijender and Sardara could not be reached immediately, wrestler Geeta Phogat said she did not agree with these conditions.

Monsoon in Mumbai tomorrow, IMD issues extremely heavy rainfall warning

The southwest monsoon touched down on Maharashtra on Friday morning and will reach Mumbai on Saturday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, while warning of heavy rainfall in the city.

‘We have declared monsoon onset over the state at 11.30am on Friday. The onset line covers parts of south Konkan, south-central Maharashtra and isolated areas of Marathwada and southern Vidarbha,’ said Ajay Kumar, scientist, IMD, Mumbai. ‘The monsoon line is now over central Arabian sea, and is passing over Ratnagiri, Solapur, Nanded, Adilabad, Kalingpatanam and so on.’

The monsoon is expected make its landing in Mumbai on Saturday. IMD has issued ‘very heavy’ to ‘extremely heavy’ rainfall warnings for the city for this weekend. ‘We expect rainfall activity over Mumbai to increase substantially over the next 24 hours, from Friday, allowing the setting in of the southwest monsoon,’ Kumar said.

As per the weather department’s classification, 15.6mm to 64.4mm of rain is considered ‘moderate’, 64.5mm to 115.5mm is ‘heavy’, 115.6mm to 204.4mm is ‘very heavy’ and more than 204.5mm is ‘extreme’.

The city, however, woke up to dry conditions on Friday, as against the moderate thundershowers seen on Thursday. Rainfall in the suburbs between 8.30am Thursday and 8.30am Friday was 41mm, while in south Mumbai it was 30.2mm.

IMD has issued an advisory for many areas along the Konkan coast, including Mumbai, that people should avoid outdoor activities from June 9 to 11. The warning still stands, Kumar said.

The maximum rainfall in the state over the last 24 hours was recorded from Umargaon, Nandurbar, at 208mm, Nilanga, Latur, at 129mm, Shirur, Pune district, at 105mm, Ratnagiri at 63mm, and Bandra-Kurla Complex in Mumbai at 74mm; a few stations in Nanded recorded over 80mm rainfall.