Today’s News Headlines June 14, 17
International Albanisim Awareness Day observed on June 13 with an aim to stop the brutalities against people with albinism. (Albinism is a rare group of genetic disorders that cause the skin, hair, or eyes to have little or no color. Albinism is also associated with vision problems.)
Scientists in collaboration with Toyota (Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer) are developing a new system that would be able to predict if a car driver is about to have a heart attack.
Arunachal Pardesh demands separate time zone to improve efficiency and save electricity in the north-eastern region of the country.
The Central Government has approved proposals for setting up of 100 AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) hospitals across the country.
Indian Skipper Virat Kohli has reclaimed the top spot in the recently released ICC ODI batting rankings. He overtook South Africa’s AB de Villiers and Australia’s David Warner to reach the number one position. In January, Kohli managed to reach the top spot but was able to stay at the top only for just four days. Among other players, Shikhar Dhawan has managed to return to top 10. Yuvraj Singh has also improved his rankings and currently stands at 88th position. Rankings:
* First Place: Virat Kohli (India)
* Second Place: David Warner (Australia)
* Third Place: AB de Villiers (South Africa)
* Fouth Place: Joe Root (England)
* Fifth Place: Kane Williamson (New Zealand)
Satyendra Singh finishes 8th in 50m Rifle 3-position at Shooting World Cup. Satyendra Singh shot a score of 1173 in the qualification to qualify for the finals but could not keep up with his opponents in the final round and became the first shooter to be eliminated after shooting a score of 396.7 after 40 shots.