Friday, September 21, 2018


Ballistic missile test-fired from ITR at Chandipur

An indigenously developed surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile was test-fired from the Odisha coast on Thursday amid heavy rains, officia...

2 billion youth at risk of being left behind in future due to emerging tech

Global workforce is not able to keep up with the current rate of change that emerging technologies are bringing to workplace, and nearly two billion ...

ISRO's incubation centre inaugurated in Agartala

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb inaugurated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Technology Incubation Centre in Agartala through vi...

Vodafone Idea Board approves merger of Aditya Birla Telecom

The Board of Directors of Vodafone Idea Limited approved merger of the Vodafone Idea Limited with the Aditya Birla Telecom Limited (ABTL), the parent...

ISRO to launch 18 missions in next six months

With the continuing success of PSLV missions, ISRO has decided to take it up a notch and plans to launch 18 missions in the next six months, virtuall...

WhatsApp to bring 'Swipe to Reply' feature

Popular app WhatsApp may soon introduce new features for users. The company is working on features such as a 'dark mode' and a new ‘Swipe to Re...

ISRO launches 2 foreign earth observation satellites

  The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the NovaSAR and S1-4 earth observation satellites of the U.K from the spaceport in Sriha...

iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max with dual-SIM support launched

Apple took covers off its latest flagship iPhone series. Much like last year, the Cupertino giant announced three new variants in its iPhone 2018 lin...

Canon EOS R Full-Frame mirrorless camera with 30.3-megapixel sensor

Canon has officially unveiled the EOS R, which is its first ever full-fame mirrorless camera. The announcement was made at an event held in Tokyo, Ja...

Google ready to comply with RBI norms for payment services

Internet major Google is learnt to have agreed to follow the RBI's local data storage norm for payment services but wants time until December to comp...

Fujifilm X-T3 mirrorless camera with 26.1-megapixel sensor

Fujifilm X-T3 has been launched as the latest addition to the company's lineup of mirrorless cameras. Fujifilm had launched the X-T1 over four years ...

Moto G6 Plus launched with 6GB RAM at Rs 22,499

Motorola has launched the Moto G6 Plus in India. Priced at Rs 22,499, the phone will be available from across all offline retail options, as well as ...

Google launches ‘Dataset Search’, search engine for scientific community

Google launched a new search engine for the scientific community that will help them make sense of millions of datasets present online. The service, ...

LG Q Stylus+ with 6.2-inch Full HD+ display launched

LG has launched a new mid-range smartphone - LG Q Stylus+ - in India. LG Q Stylus was introduced in June as a new smartphone series in the company's ...

NASA seeks ideas to convert carbon dioxide into useful compounds

NASA has launched a public competition seeking novel solutions to turn carbon dioxide into useful compounds that may help future astronauts exploring...

NASA working for better cancer treatments in space

  Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are conducting a blood cell experiment which may improve treatments for cancer, the med...

Amazon India Introduces Bill Payments, Powered by Its Amazon Pay Platform

  E-commerce giant Amazon on announced the introduction of bill payments facility, powered by its Amazon Pay platform in India. This will allow A...

SC notice to Centre, WhatsApp against payments service

The Supreme Court issued notice to the Centre and messaging service provider WhatsApp after a plea sought direction to restrain the app from proceedi...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launched in India

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was launched in India on Wednesday, at an event in New Delhi. The smartphone was unveiled at an event in New York earlier this ...

TRAI to meet telcos soon on concerns over pesky call rules

Telecom regulator will look into concerns flagged by the industry on implementation of new pesky call rules, while the serious issue of unsolicited t...

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 gets a price cut

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 has received a permanent price cut in India and now retails for a new price of Rs 11,990 for the lone 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage...

Nokia 2.1, Nokia 5.1 launched in India

Nokia 2.1, a new variant of Nokia 3.1, and Nokia 5.1 were launched in India on Thursday. Nokia licensee HMD Global is expected to launch the Nokia 6....

Plea in SC against WhatsApp payments service

A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Centre to restrain WhatsApp from proceeding with its payments systems unless it f...

Khangchendzonga biosphere reserve added to UNESCO list

The Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve, one of the highest ecosystems in the world, has been added to UNESCO's list of World Network of Biosphere Rese...

Flipkart Big Freedom Sale Starts August 10

Flipkart's The Big Freedom Sale has been announced. The online retailer has gone ahead and revealed that its next big sale, in anticipation of India'...

Contact number cannot steal data, says UIDAI

The UIDAI said vested interests misused Google's 'inadvertent' act around it old helpline number to create fear and tarnish the image of Aadhaar whil...

Next-gen fabric selected for 'Nexus' incubation

A next-generation fabric that clean itself from stains was among the three innovative ideas that were selected for long-term incubation under the 'Ne...

Facebook finds 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt U.S midterm elections

Facebook said it has uncovered 'sophisticated' efforts, possibly linked to Russia, to influence U.S politics on its platforms.The company said it rem...

BSNL launches Rs 75 prepaid plan with 10GB data

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced a new basic prepaid tariff plan of Rs 75 to take on the recently introduced under Rs 100 prepaid p...

Salman Khan's 'Dabangg 3' to release next year

Lightning, thunderstorm claim 19 lives in Bihar

Southwest monsoon hits Kerala: IMD

Heatwave deaths to rise steadily by 2080: Study

App for Mumbai weather forecast launched

Total lunar eclipse on July 27 midnight

Kerala to get cyclone warning centre

Deficient rain in 1/4th of country: IMD data

Century's longest lunar eclipse on July 27-28

China launches two satellites for Pakistan

ISRO to launch 18 missions in next six months

ISRO launches 2 foreign earth observation satellites

India, France to collaborate on human space mission

Chandrayaan 2 to be launched in January 2019: ISRO chief

ISRO preparing on demand SSLV rockets

'Chandrayaan-2' launch postponed again

Ballistic missile test-fired from ITR at Chandipur

ISRO's incubation centre inaugurated in Agartala

Vodafone Idea Board approves merger of Aditya Birla Telecom

WhatsApp to bring 'Swipe to Reply' feature

iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max with dual-SIM support launched