- Panel to study GSLV rocket glitch and recommend action(22:06)
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has constituted a multidisciplinary expert committee to study the technical glitch in the GSLV-Mk III rocket that was to carry India's moon mission spacecraft Chandrayaan-2, said an official.
- A small Maharashtra village boosts India's space ambitions(19:40)
By Quaid Najmi
Pune, July 15 (IANS) At first glance, Walchandnagar in western Maharashtra could pass off as any remote, dusty and depraved village on the country's rural landscape. But the villages is closely linked to the country's ambitious space programme.
- Sibal meets Tiranga TV staff post-Barkha tweetstorm (Lead)(19:02)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday met department heads of the HTN Tiranga TV channel at his residence to resolve the issue of pending salaries of 200 employees, after journalist Barkha Dutt opened a scathing attack against Sibal and his wife on Twitter.
- WhatsApp, Telegram media files could be manipulated(18:50)
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) If you thought instant messaging platforms like WhatsApp and Telegram that provide end-to-end encryption give you rock-solid security, think again. Researchers from cyber-security firm Symantec on Monday revealed vulnerabilities that allowed hackers to manipulate the images and audio files you receive on these platforms.
- MakeMyTrip, ASI partner for online ticketing for 116 heritage sites(18:10)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In a bid to promote India as a heritage tourism destination, online travel company MakeMyTrip Ltd. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) for convenient and hassle-free online bookings for 116 historical monuments and sites across India, MakeMyTrip announced in a statement on Monday.
- Snapchat to let users watch original 'Creator Shows'(17:54)
London, July 15 (IANS) In a bid to compete with content-streaming players like Netflix and YouTube, photo-messaging app Snapchat is testing a new feature to let users binge-watch original content on its app, Metro.co.uk reported on Monday.
- UrbanClap partners NSDC to train, certify professionals(16:26)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In a bid to boost efforts to mobilize, train and certify service professionals, Gurugram-based home services startup UrbanClap on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
- GSLV rocket launch postponement has happened in the past(15:28)
By Venkatachari Jagannathan
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) July 15 (IANS) There is many a slip between the cup and the lip, goes the proverb and which has proved true for the Indian space agency that had to call off its Rs 978 crore moon mission, the Chandrayaan-2, an hour before the rocket's flight on Monday due to a technical snag.
- ISRO calls off Chandrayaan-2 due to technical snag (2nd Lead)(15:22)
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) About an hour before its scheduled launch on Monday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) called off the country's ambitious Rs 978 crore moon landing mission Chandrayaan-2 due to a technical snag in the 'Bahubali' rocket
- Sibal invites Tiranga TV scribes to discuss salary issues(14:14)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal has invited department heads of the HTN Tiranga TV channel to discuss the way forward and resolve the issue of pending salaries of 200 employees, after journalist Barkha Dutt on Monday opened a scathing attack against Sibal and his wife on Twitter.
- AAP's free WiFi promise for Delhi still a dream(13:50)
By Nivedita Singh
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) With the Arvind Kejriwal government about to complete its tenure, the people of Delhi continue to wait for free WiFi internet access across the national capital with the AAP's promised project still in the pipeline.
- Facebook's VR dream may not take off: Oculus co-founder(12:54)
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Facebook-acquired Virtual Reality (VR) firm Oculus may not be profitable as the social networking giant is struggling to bring VR to the mainstream consumer market, says Jack McCauley, one of the co-founders of Oculus.
- ISRO hailed for detecting Chandrayaan-2 glitch on time(11:14)
New Delhi, July 15 ((IANS) With India postponing the Chandrayaan-2 launch owing to technical snag in the 'Bahubali' rocket about an hour before it was to take off on Monday morning, people on social media said it is better late than never.
- Indian real estate firms fast adopting AI technology: Report(10:22)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The real estate companies in India and China are fast adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology in the development of applications that comprise machine vision for easy analysis and surveying of buildings and structures.