• Snapdeal decline Flipkart’s INR 5,500 Cr takeover offer
Snapdeal decline Flipkart’s INR 5,500 Cr takeover offer.
5 Jul, 2017. \\ Technology.

Snapdeal board has rejected an offer of around USD 850 million (around Rs 5,500 crore) from Indian e-commerce giant and its competititor, Flipkart. SoftBank, The board also has representation from Sna...

  • India's communication satellite GSAT-17 successfully launched
India's communication satellite GSAT-17 successfully launched.
29 Jun, 2017. \\ Technology.

India's latest communication satellite GSAT-17 has been successfully launched from Kourou in French Guiana this morning.   GSAT-17 with a lift-off mass of about 3,477 kg carries payloads in Nor......

  • Ransomware: Shipping Ministry confirms attack on JNPT
Ransomware: Shipping Ministry confirms attack on JNPT.
28 Jun, 2017. \\ Technology.

The Shipping Ministry on Wednesday has confirmed that one terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Mumbai has been affected due to ransomware cyber attack. It said in a statement that...

  • PSLV-C38 successfully launches Cartosat-2 and 30 other Nano satellites
PSLV-C38 successfully launches Cartosat-2 and 30 other Nano satellites.
23 Jun, 2017. \\ Technology.

In its 40th flight, India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C38) launched the 712 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite for earth observation and 30 co-passenger satellites at lift-off into a 505 ......

  • Mangalyaan completes 1000 Earth days in its orbit
Mangalyaan completes 1000 Earth days in its orbit.
19 Jun, 2017. \\ Technology.

Indian Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) also called Mangalyaan completes 1000 Earth days in its orbit today. The interplanetary mission of ISRO was launched on 5th November, 2013. It was inserted into Marti...

  • NASA to launch world's first mission to Sun in 2018
NASA to launch world's first mission to Sun in 2018.
1 Jun, 2017. \\ Technology.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will launch a probe mission to “touch the sun” in 2018 from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on a Delta IV Heavy rocket. NASA anno......

  • 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 ......