- Women safety, air pollution apps win Marconi awards (Lead)(21:54)
Bengaluru/New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Two digital applications (apps) developed by Indian under-graduate students for women's safety and to check air pollution in Delhi on smartphones won Marconi Society annual awards for the good of humanity, an official said on Monday.
- Women safety, air pollution apps win Marconi awards(18:10)
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Two digital applications (apps) developed by Indian under-graduate students for women's safety and to check air pollution in Delhi on smartphones won Marconi Society annual awards for the good of humanity, an official said on Monday.
- DNA Technology Regulation Bill referred to Parliamentary panel(19:24)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The DNA Technology Regulation Bill that provides for establishment of a national DNA data bank and regional DNA data banks and was passed by Lok Sabha in July has been referred to a parliamentary standing committee for examination and come back with a report in three months.
- Second N-plant at TN's Kudankulam stops operation(13:12)
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) The second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam, owned by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) stopped power generation on Saturday, said Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO).
- MIT, Italian energy major extend low-carbon energy cooperation(23:44)
Rome, Oct 18 (IANS/AKI) The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Eni have renewed their low-carbon energy research collaboration by extending the Italian energy giant's tenure as a founding member of the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) till 2023, MIT and Eni said in a statement.
- NASA astronauts conduct first all-women space walk(19:00)
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir ventured out of the International Space Station on Friday for the first all-women space walk to replace a failed power controller, also known as a battery charge-discharge unit (BCDU).
- Hubble gives astronomers best look at interstellar comet(16:08)
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has given astronomers their best look yet at an interstellar visitor -- comet 2I/Borisov -- whose speed and trajectory indicate it has come from beyond our solar system.
- NASA doing 'rigorous' search for Vikram with fresh lunar pictures(08:46)
By Arul Louis
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has taken a fresh set of pictures under better lighting conditions of the area where the Indian moon lander Vikram likely ended up and experts will be making a rigorous search for it, according to LRO Project Scientist Noah Petro.
- Bengaluru to be remapped as satellite images show variations(08:40)
By Sharon Thambala
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, the Bengaluru civic body has decided to remap the tech hub landscape after latest satellite images from the ISRO exposed chinks in its outdated property records, an official said.
- 1st all-woman spacewalk set to take place this week(17:54)
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) The first all-woman spacewalk is set to take place this week itself as NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are scheduled to venture outside the International Space Station (ISS) on October 17 or October 18.
- Uber partners DocsApp to offer healthcare benefits(16:30)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Cab aggregator Uber on Tuesday partnered DocsApp to avail free medical consultations, subsidised prescription medicines along with lab tests for its driver and delivery partners across Uber rides and Uber Eats platforms.
- Will NASA have answers on Vikram lander? (Lead)(14:22)
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) It's the day Indian space scientists and Chandrayaan-2 enthusiasts had been waiting for. The US space agency NASA had promised hope of some news on the Viktram front by Tuesday after its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) flyby over the site where Indian lunar lander might have landed.
- Indian-origin prof wins Economics Nobel for poverty research (Lead)(18:46)
Stockholm, Oct 14 (IANS) Indian-origin MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee, his wife and one-time Ph.D student Esther Duflo, and Harvard professor Michael Kremer have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics for their work which has "dramatically improved our ability to fight poverty in practice," it was announced on Monday.
- Avaya set to enter Indian market in big way(11:58)
By Bharat Upadhyay
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) After making India its research and development (R&D) hub, US-based business communication solutions provider Avaya is all set to enter the domestic market in a big way with its Cloud-based offerings.
- VMware sees Cloud adoption growing across sectors in India(11:28)
By Krishna SinhaChaudhury
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Enterprise software major VMware is seeing consistent demand from all sectors when it comes to Cloud adoption in India, with more and more enterprises now aiming to be agile and deliver optimal environment for all applications, a top company executive has said.
- Student of Pune-based institute creates violent black hole flares(14:24)
Pune, Oct 12 (IANS) A team of astronomers, led by John Paice who is a student at Pune-based Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics (IUCAA), has created a high frame-rate movie of a growing black hole system at a level of detail never seen before.