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Indian American gets Packard Foundation Fellowship

Houston: Ankur Jain, an Indian-American biologist and academician, is among 22 researchers to have been named as Packard Fellows, a prestigious fellowship under which the early-career scientists get USD 875,000 to pursue their research work for the next five years.

Houston: Ankur Jain, an Indian-American biologist and academician, is among 22 researchers to have been named as Packard Fellows, a prestigious fellowship under which the early-career scientists get USD 875,000 to pursue their research work for the next five years. Jain is a Whitehead Institute Biomedical Research member and assistant professor of biology at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology. PTI

Hitler’s hat up for auction in Germany

Munich: Nazi memorabilia, including Hitler’s hat and a cocktail dress worn by his companion Eva Braun, is going under the hammer at a German auction house, drawing calls from the Jewish community to stop a sale it deems immoral. The collection features items such as the cigar case of Nazi air force commander Hermann Goering, Nazi military accolades, banners and knives, and a silver cased copy of Hitler’s political treatise “Mein Kampf”. The collection is expected to fetch hundreds of thousands of euros. Reuters

Abe becomes Japan’s longest-serving premier

Tokyo: Shinzo Abe entered the history books as Japan’s longest-serving premier on Wednesday, marking his 2,887th day in office. He topped the record previously set by Taro Katsura, a revered politician who served three times between 1901 and 1913. The 65-year-old is also the second-longest-serving leader of the Group of Seven major economies behind only German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has been in office since 2005. Abe's grip on power remains firm as he passes the landmark, with his tenure likely to last until at least September 2021. AFP

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