World Health Organization (WHO) has informed that after success of polio eradication program, India can be declared as the polio free country. The last case of polio was reported on 13 January 2011 in India. For the past three years, no new polio case has been reported in India, making it free from crippling virus.
Mars One, a nonprofit organization, Netherlands, has attracted the attention of one and all by announcing that it would be sending colonies on Mars by 2024.
Standing true to its words, it announced application submission for the same. Mars One announced that it has received more than 200,000 applications from across the globe. Out of them, 8,243 applications were of Canadians.
It is believed that a rare fungus is likely to have been brought unknowingly by World War One soldiers, after it was discovered near a former Edinburgh war hospital. For the first time ever, the fungi known as Clavulinopsis cinereoides has been found in Scotland.
According to a TMZ. com report, the California Highway Patrol arrested the 1970s David Cassidy in Southern California on Friday, on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). Cassidy, 63, was arrested after an officer smelled alcohol in the rental car.
Cassidy agreed to a field sobriety test, and the arresting officer reportedly found that his blood alcohol level was more than two times the legal limit.
At an auto show news conference in Detroit, German automaker Volkswagen AG said that it plans to make an investment of $7 billion in North America in the next five-year period --- a move which will help the company speed up its growth in the region.
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