Friday, September 25, 2020


Southwest monsoon to be normal: IMD

Southwest monsoon will be normal, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday in its forecast for the four-month rainfall season in t...

'Aarogya Setu' app hits 5 cr users in 13 days of launch

  The 'Aarogya Setu' app by the government has reached the milestone of five crore users in just 13 days of its launch. The app, which is project...

ICMR study finds presence of 'bat coronavirus' in 2 Indian bat species

As the world grapples with coronavirus, researchers have found the presence of a different kind of coronavirus -- 'bat coronavirus' (BtCoV) --in two ...

Instagram finally brings direct messages to web

Instagram seems to be working on adding Web-based functionalities to the platform. The Facebook-owned photo sharing platform has finally rolled out d...

TRAI recommends making set-top boxes interoperability mandatory

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recommended that all DTH and cable set-top-boxes (STBs) provided to the customers support interopera...

LG Style 3 with dual rear cameras launched

LG Style 3 has been unveiled as the company's latest smartphone in the Japanese market. The new smartphone seems to be a tweaked version of the LG V4...

Amazon building its own lab to test employees for COVID-19

Amazon has started building a lab that will enable it to test employees for the Covid-19 virus, the latest step the online retailer is taking to try ...

Apple, Google to create contact tracing technology to fight coronavirus spread

Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google said that they will work together to create contact tracing technology that aims to slow the spread of the corona...

COVID-19 impact: WhatsApp group calling made easier

WhatsApp has made it easier for its users to start a group voice or video call for groups of 4 or less as usage surges amid global shutdowns owing to...

BSNL extends availability of Rs 499 'Bharat Fiber' plan

BSNL introduced the Rs 499 Bharat Fiber broadband plan in India in February, and it offers 100GB data benefits with up to 20Mbps speeds. This plan wa...

Twitter CEO pledges $1 bn for COVID-19 relief effort

Twitter co-founder and chief executive Jack Dorsey said he was committing $1 billion (roughly Rs 7,600 crores) of his personal fortune to coronavirus...

Apple to ship 1 mn face shields a week for medical workers

Apple has said it will soon be producing one million face shields a week for medical workers battling the coronavirus pandemic. The tech giant had al...

DRDO designs disinfection chamber, special face mask

Joining efforts to fight COVID-19, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has designed a full-body disinfection chamber and a speci...

Electronics, phone makers extend warranty period

Electronics and mobile handset companies including Samsung, OnePlus, Oppo and others have extended warranties on their products to cushion customers,...

China to launch communications satellite named after Wuhan

China will launch the first two communications satellites for its space-based Internet-of-Things project with one of them named after its birthplace ...

TCS World 10K Bengaluru to be held on Sept 13

The 13th edition of Tata Consultancy Services World 10K Bengaluru will take place on September 13, the race promoters said on Friday. The Gold Label ...

Azim Premji Foundation commit Rs 1,125 cr to tackle COVID-19 crisis

The Azim Premji Foundation along with Wipro Limited and Wipro Enterprises has committed Rs 1,125 crore to tackle the Covid-19 health crisis in India....

Xiaomi commits Rs 15 cr to fight against COVID-19

Chinese electronics major Xiaomi pledged Rs 15 crore contribution towards India's fight against COVID-19. Of this, Xiaomi will donate Rs 10 crore to ...

Airtel extends pre-paid pack validity till Apr 17

Bharti Airtel has extended the pre-paid pack validity for over 80 million customers till April 17 and said all these customers will continue to get i...

DRDO developing ventilator prototype

The Defence Research Development Organisation has developed a prototype ventilator that can be used for multiple patients, its chief Satheesh Reddy s...

Vijay Sethupathi to lock horns with Thalapathy Vijay

Religion and science don't have to be divorced: Vidya

Vincent Cassel joins 'Westworld' season three

Tessa Thompson has joined Avengers 4 reshoots

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

China launches first Mars mission

Union Cabinet nod for private sector in space

IndiGo to share weather data with IMD

Amazon launches new version of echo devices in India

Apple launches its first online store in India

Nokia 3.4 with triple rear cameras launched