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Saturday, May 26, 2018

science-and-tech

Jio announces Rs 199 'JioPostpaid' plan with 'zero-touch' feature

Reliance Jio has announced new postpaid plans starting at Rs 199 per month. Called "JioPostpaid", Reliance Jio's new postpaid plans will be available...

BSNL launches Rs 349 pack with 54GB data, unlimited calls

State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has launched a new data and voice calling prepaid mobile packs priced at Rs 349 for its subscribers. In o...

Draft telecom policy aims 40 lakh jobs, 50 mbps broadband speed

With the promise of rationalising levies including spectrum charges to rejuvenate the debt-ridden telecom sector, the draft new telecom policy propos...

Jio offers up to 112GB free data under 'JioPhone Match Pass'

Reliance Jio has announced a new promotional offer called 'JioPhone Match Pass' Offer under which its customers can avail up to 112GB of 4G data for ...

Technology moving faster than the law: Cybercrime expert

Technology is moving 'much faster' than the law, making it necessary to understand why cybercrime happens and who are the people behind it, says a gl...

Environment Ministry frames new draft coast regulation rules

 The Environment Ministry has framed new rules governing the country's coastline in which it has proposed expanding land area for development ac...

NASA spacecraft spots 'Floating' hills on Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has captured images of frozen nitrogen glaciers on Pluto carrying numerous ‘floating’ hills that may...

Micromax beats Samsung, becomes India's top handset maker

Micromax has overtaken Samsung to become the largest mobile phone supplier in India in Q2 2014, according to independent market research and consulti...

Apple slashes Mac Book Pro price in India by Rs 11,000

Tech giant Apple on Tuesday reduced the price of its 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro by Rs 11,000 to Rs 78,900. The California-headquartered firm also...

Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus launched

Samsung has officially released two Android KitKat-powered budget-handsets, Galaxy Star 2 Plus and Ace NXT, in India. Both smartphones have been pric...

Saturn's moon has thicker atmosphere than Earth's air

The atmosphere of Saturn’s largest moon Titan is 1.6 times denser near the surface than Earth’s air, scientists have found. Researchers c...

Sony launches Xperia T3, at Rs 27,990

Sony has launched ‘the slimmest 5.3-inch phone – Xperia T3, in India at Rs 27,990. Originally unveiled in June, the phone will be availab...

Mars orbiter completes about 80 per cent of journey

Inching closer to the red planet, India’s ambitious Mars orbiter spacecraft has covered more than 540 million kilometres, about 80 per cent of ...

Snowden seeks to develop anti-surveillance technologies

Edward Snowden, a former U.S National Security Agency contractor who leaked details of U.S surveillance programs, called on supporters at a hacking c...

UAE plans to send first Arab spaceship to Mars

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has entered the space race with a project to send an unmanned probe to Mars by 2021 in the Arab world’s first mission ...

LG unveils flexible TV panel that can be rolled

The South Korean company LG on Thursday unveiled two 18-inch OLED panels — one that’s rollable and another that’s transparent. This...

Idea launches WiFi 3G dongle that can connect 10 devices

Telecom operator Idea Cellular launched a 3G WiFi dongle — Smart Wifi — for Rs 2,199 in 11 service areas where it has 3G spectrum. “...

Advanced version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile test-fired

India succcessfully test-fired an advanced version of the 290-km range Brahmos supersonic cruise missile off the coast of Odisha, giving the country ...

Lok Sabha hails launch of polar satellite PSLV-C23

Lok Sabha on Monday hailed successful launch of PSLV-C23 with five satellites saying it has yet again exhibited India’s prowess in space techno...

NASA, Boeing to develop most powerful rocket for Mars

NASA and Boeing have inked a $ 2.8 billion deal to develop a giant rocket which is set to be the largest and most powerful ever built, paving the way...

Mars orbiter completes 75 per cent of journey

India’s Mars orbiter spacecraft has completed 75 per cent of its journey for its rendezvous with the red planet scheduled for September 24. The...

Less sleep may age your brain faster

The less older adults sleep, the faster their brains age, a new study has warned. The findings could have important implications for the rise of deme...

NASA reschedules launch of CO2 monitoring satellite

American space agency NASA is all set to launch a satellite designed to study atmospheric carbon dioxide today, after it cancelled the lift-off in th...

NASA launches ‘saucer-shaped vehicle’ to test Mars landing tech

NASA has successfully launched a saucer-shaped vehicle high into Earth’s atmosphere to test future Mars landing technologies that could help humanity...

Countdown for ISRO's PSLV C23 begins at Sriharikota

The 49-hour countdown for launch of ISRO’s PSLV C23 carrying a French Earth observation satellite along with four others from Singapore, Canada...

Monsoon to hit Kerala on May 29: IMD

Squall, dust storm hit Delhi

Monsoon forecast: IMD predicts normal rainfall

Expect 'normal' southwest monsoon: Skymet