• World's largest aircraft completes test flight in UK
World's largest aircraft completes test flight in UK.
24 May, 2017. \\ Technology.

A massive aircraft dubbed the Airlander 10 recently completed a successful test flight, bringing the helium-filled behemoth one step closer to commercial use.   The Airlander 10 combines techno...

  • NASA scientists name new species after Kalam to honour him
NASA scientists name new species after Kalam to honour him.
21 May, 2017. \\ Technology.

Scientists at NASA have named a new organism discovered by them after the late president Dr A P J Abdul Kalam.   Researchers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, JPL, the foremost lab of NASA for ......

  • Assam government to keep strict eye on social media
Assam government to keep strict eye on social media.
18 May, 2017. \\ Technology.

To control the misuses of social media, the state government has taken an important decision during a meeting in Dispur on Wednesday. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ordered to keep a strict eye ...

  • Indian kid designs KalamSat, World’s lightest satellite
Indian kid designs KalamSat, World’s lightest satellite .
17 May, 2017. \\ Technology.

An 18 year old Rifath Sharook, from south Indian state of Tamil Nadu invented “KalamSat”, the smallest and lightest satellite in the world, made using reinforced carbon fiber polymer. K......

  • Ransomware attack: RBI asks banks to update ATM software systems
Ransomware attack: RBI asks banks to update ATM software systems.
16 May, 2017. \\ Technology.

Cyber experts on Tuesday said the Indian banking system could be the next victim of the WannaCry “ransomware” cyber attack.   The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to upda...

  •  Mumbai becomes world’s busiest single-runway airport with 1 flight every 65 seconds
Mumbai becomes world’s busiest single-runway airport with 1 flight every 65 seconds.
15 May, 2017. \\ Technology.

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport has become the world\'s busiest amongst the single-runway facilities by handling 837 flights a day or one in 65 seconds on an average in fiscal......

  • Tejas successfully test fires air-to-air missile
Tejas successfully test fires air-to-air missile.
13 May, 2017. \\ Technology.

Light combat aircraft 'Tejas' has successfully test-fired an air-to-air missile, paving the way for powering the indigenously-built aircraft with missiles having beyond visual range (BVR) capabilities...

  • ISRO launches South Asia Satellite GSAT-9 from Sriharikota spaceport
ISRO launches South Asia Satellite GSAT-9 from Sriharikota spaceport.
5 May, 2017. \\ Technology.

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday launched the South Asia Satellite (GSAT-9) into space, at 4:57 pm from the Second Launch Pad (SLP) at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in......