Heard of Asgardia, the Space Nation? New UN Member?

For some humans, Earth is not enough and their space-ward journey is filled with passion and aspiration. One such move was unveiled on October 12 by Igor Ashurbeyli, a Russian businessman and nanoscientist who also founded the Vienna-based Aerospace International Research Center and currently Chairman of Unesco’s Science of Space committee. The afficianados of Asgardia, now 99999 and vying to ...

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Jio SIM Cards Make Way Into Black Market

Jio SIM Cards are making way into the black market in local telecom shops for a higher price as ‘Server is Down’ syndrome afflicts Reliance Digital Express Showrooms all over the cities. It means, the high-pitched talk by Reliance Jio to serve 100 million consumers has met its dead end after selling the first 10 million SIM cards, that too ...

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UGC NET July 2016 Exam Results to be Declared Today

The bi-annual UGC exam NET for research fellowships and eligibility for Lecturer posts across the universities will be declared today by the CBSE, which donducted the exam in July 2016. Candidates are advised to check the official website of CBSE-NET once they are uploaded. Click on the link ‘NET July 2016’ and enter the required registration number and other details. ...

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Facebook @ Workplace Opened to All Companies But for a Price

After a beta version that was experimented in over 1,000 companies, the Workplace, formerly launched as Facebook at Work, the new app will be made available to all now, said the company in a statement. It means all the company colleagues who were on Facebook can now form into a new exclusive club for office Facebook at a cost, of ...

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Telangana Map Officially Redrawn with 21 More Districts

From 10 to 31, the number of districts in Telangana give a new look of smaller erstwhile divisions showing up as districts, which could be a trend-setter for already established and big states in the country. Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao formally inaugurated Siddipet district today while his deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahamood Ali inaugurated Jagitial district, created out ...

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Amitabh Bachchan Turns 74, Modi, Bollywood, Fans Join Chorus

As Bollywood’s most respected actor and an icon Amitabh Bachchan turned 74 on Tuesday, many big and small people greeted him sincerely and many media outlets let out their archive power of Big B’s great achievements over the period. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday tweeted, "Dear SrBachchan (Amitabh Bachchan), wishing you a very happy birthday. Your versatility and humility ...

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It’s Official: Samsung Asks Consumers Not to Use Galaxy Note 7

Amid reports of fires and battery problems with Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the company has stopped its sale all over the world and asked all telecom service providers and retail shops globally to stop sales and exchanges of the phone, conceding the defeat for the first time against the juggernaut of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus release all over ...

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World Mental Health Day: Focus on Depression Requires ‘Let’s Talk’ Agenda

As 10th October is observed as World Mental Health Day this year, WHO has focused on depression, which is an illness that can happen to anybody. It causes mental anguish and affects people’s ability to carry out everyday tasks, with sometimes devastating consequences for relationships with family and friends. At worst, depression can lead to suicide. Fortunately, depression can be ...

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Bangalore Beset with Illegal Hoardings as Contractors Defy BBM

In an eye-opener to a common man in Bangalore, the huge hoardings along the techie-filled roads are illegal and not removed despite BBMP’s orders to private contractors. Each hoarding earnsa reveneue of about Rs.1 lakh per month but rarely that money goes to BBMP. The Basngalore-based Citizen Matters in its well-probed reports has brought out some of the facts which ...

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Naugam LoC Operation: India Provides Evidence on Pakistan Connection

Indian army said four terrorists were killed on the Line of Control while trying to infiltrate in Naugam Sector and recoveries from them confirm the terrorist links to Pakistan arms. Pakistan Ordinance Factory markings on the hand grenades and the UBGL Grenades recovered from the terrorists confirm Pakistan complicity in abetting and equipping terrorism, it said. The hand grenades recovered are ...

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Timely response by NDRF prevented panic at IGI Airport

Around 1100 hours this morning, CISF officials on duty at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi intimated the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Control Room about suspected radioactive leakage out of a sanitized container from the consignment that came on an Air France plane on Saturday night. Immediately one NDRF team rushed to the spot and “sanitised” the area. ...

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Radioactive Leak in Delhi Airport Not Linked to Terror Plot

  The radioactive leak detected at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport this morning was not a terrorist attack but was a minor leak from cancer medicines being transferred by an Air France Aircraft, officials have said. Soon after, the all-clear signal has been now been given by the National Disaster Management Authority. “The radioactive leak was very low and there’s ...

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Apple & Deloitte to Jointly Offer Busines Info on iPhone

Tech giant Apple and business information major Deloitte have partnered to help companies quickly and easily transform the way they work by maximizing the power, ease-of-use and security the iOS platform brings to the workplace through iPhone and iPad. As part of the joint effort, Deloitte is creating a first-of-its-kind Apple practice with over 5,000 strategic advisors who are solely ...

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After Rahul, Modi May Visit Chennai; TN Governor Holds Talks with AIADMK Seniors

As Jayalalithaa’s recovery will take two more weeks according to doctors overseeing her recovery in hospital, the acting governor of Tamil Nadu has called two senior most cabinet ministers and the state chief secretary for two rounds of talks on Friday and is likely to declare his decision tomorrow to appoint a care-taker Chief Minister, as per the constitution. The ...

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Jayalalithaa Health: Rahul Gandhi Visits Hospital

Rahul Gandhi on Friday paid an unscheduled visit to Apollo Hospitals in Chennai where Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is undergoing treatment. Though he could not meet Jayalalithaa who was in an ICU, he described her condition as fine and that she "is recovering well." "I wish her maximum energy so she’d be able to get well soon," said ...

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