Sunday, 25 September 2016

ISRO launched a new satellite for Ocean and Weather studies

ISRO on Monday launched PSLV’s longest flight SCATSAT-1 at 9:12 am for ocean and weather studies. The 320-tonne rocket, carrying eight satellites, blasted off from the launch pad at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. This launch is said to be ISRO’s longest mission spread over two hours and fifteen minutes.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

New Jaguar XF Launched In India: Price starts from 49.50 Lakh

2016 Jaguar XF, the new updated version of the British carmker's popular luxury sedan has finally gone on sale in India. Launched at a starting price of Rs. 49.50 Lakh, the top-of-the-line variant is priced at Rs. 62.10 lakh (all ex-showroom, Delhi).

The company has announced that the deliveries for the newJaguar XF will commence from the end of September 2016 and customers can now book the car right now for a token amount of Rs. 5 lakh. Interestingly, the 2016 Jaguar XF now also comes with JLR's all-new Ingenium Diesel engine, which makes the car the first Jaguar model in India to get one.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

All flights suspended after MiG 21 overshoots runway, pilot safe:Shrinagar

All flight operations at the Srinagar airport came to a halt on Tuesday afternoon after a MiG 21 aircraft overshot the runway while landing, causing damage to it. The pilot of the aircraft evacuated unhurt.

Monday, 19 September 2016

Moto E3 power launched in India for Rs 7,999/-

The E range of smartphones from Motorola have always been focused on budget conscious consumers. The latest in the series is the Moto E3 Power i.e Rs 10,000 phone with focus on battery.

Google, yahoo, Microsoft to block information on "sex determination"

Search engines Google, Yahoo and Microsoft have enabled a system to block information on sex determination online, the government told the Supreme Court today. A system called auto block will stop any information including ads on sex determination tests.

Companies identified 22 key words including "sex determination" and anyone searching those key words will get no information online.
Source: IndiaLiveToday

Saturday, 17 September 2016

The iphone 7plus beats the sale of iphone 7

As data starts to trickle in for the iPhone 7’s launch, the iPhone 7 Plus and its dual-camera system seem to be swaying buyers away from its smaller counterpart. If true, this would be the first time the larger, phablet-sized phone outsold the smaller version.

3,750 kg cake for PM modi's 66th birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is celebrating his 66th birthday today and he started his day by meeting his mother Hiraba in Gujarat. He plans to spend the day in the state where he’ll be attending various events.

India is fastest growing importer of scotch whisky

India has emerged as one of the world’s fastest growing Scotch whisky import markets with value up by 28% to 43 million pounds, a trade body said.

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) on Friday said the amount of Scotch whisky sold overseas increased for the first time since 2013, largely thanks to India for registering a massive jump in shipment value.

Friday, 16 September 2016

Centre clears way for loan of Rs 6,325 crore: Pune metro

The loan will be directly taken by the Special Purpose Vehicle for Pune metro with sovereign guarantee being provided by the union government.

The much-delayed Pune metro rail project is all set to get a loan of Rs 6,325.50 crore from World Bank (WB) and China-based Asian Infrastructure Investments Bank (AIIB), with the union government approving the state government proposal for multilateral assistance for the project.

Four drown during immersions,three bodies recovered: Ganesh Immersion

Four persons drowned in separate incidents in Pune district during the annual Ganesh idol immersions on Thursday and Friday. The bodies of three of them have been found while the search for the fourth was on till late on Friday.

Aman vihar, New Delhi: two teens gangraped in front of friends

Two teenage girls, including a minor, were allegedly gangraped by five youths in outer Delhi’s Aman Vihar area Wednesday, said police. The girls, 18 and 17 years old, had gone to a government park in the area with two friends when the accused targeted them around 6 pm, police added.

“The girls and their friends (both boys) were chatting when the accused arrived and misbehaved with the girls. When the boys with them objected, the accused assaulted and overpowered them.

Jio says Airtel and Vodafone not letting their customers to port out

The battle between Reliance Jio Infocomm and Indian telecom's big three incumbents over carrying traffic across networks may appear to be subsiding, but differences over number portability and public WiFi keep the tensions still simmering in the industry.

Jio has accused Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular of rejecting almost all requests by customers to port their numbers to the Jio network, and urged the sector regulator to impose financial disincentives on them.

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Petrol price increased by 58 paisa and diesel price cut by 31 paisa per litre

As of today petrol price in Delhi stood at Rs 63.47 a litre while diesel costs Rs 52.94 a litre. Meanwhile, international Oil prices were trading at .18 per barrel. (Reuters) Oil Companies on Thursday increased by a steep retail selling price of petrol by Rs 58 paisa a litre and for diesel by price cut by 31 paisa second such hike in a fortnight.

Pluto Paints Its Largest Moon Red: NASA

The reddish polar region on Pluto's largest moon, Charon, is an effect of methane gas escaping from the icy dwarf planet's atmosphere, say scientists who solved the mystery behind the coloured region first spotted by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft last year.

Methane gas escapes from Pluto's atmosphere, becomes "trapped" by the moon's gravity and freezes to the cold, icy surface at Charon's pole, researchers said. This is followed by chemical processing by ultraviolet light from the Sun that transforms the methane into heavier hydrocarbons and eventually into reddish organic materials called tholins, they said.

Spurt in dengue cases in Kanpur, 250 policemen among affected

There is a spurt in dengue cases in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur with 769 people including 250 police personnel having tested positive for the vector-borne disease.

However, the authorities maintain that there is no need to panic and all arrangements are being made to prevent breeding of mosquitoes and check the spread of the disease.Hospitals are getting nearly 100 patients daily.

According to the health department, around 2,026 suspected cases of dengue have been reported yet, out of which 769 persons have been tested positive. Of these, 697 are still undergoing treatment in hospitals.

Iphone 6S and 6S plus price dropped by Rs 22,000 in India

iPhone 7 reaches India, Apple fans here have another reason to celebrate. The company has cut prices of iPhone 6S and 6S Plus by up to Rs 22,000. iPhone 6S Plus (128GB), which was selling for Rs 92,000 so far, will now be available for Rs 70,000. The smaller phone, iPhone 6S (128GB), has also received the same price cut and is now selling for Rs 60,000.

Apple has also slashed the price of this year's iPhone SE 64GB. The phone was launched at Rs 49,000 and now has received a price cut of Rs 5,000. 

Indian basketball team stuns China

Amritpal Singh helped India script a historic win against China on Tuesday in the FIBA Asia Challenge in Tehran. Despite trailing their opponents 27-18 during the second quarter, India fought back superbly to register a 70-64 victory over the Chines thus keeping quarter-final hopes alive.

India's Basketball team on Tuesday, won their second match over higher-ranked opponents China in the FIBA Asia Challenge, in what was a stunning victory. The Indians won the match 70-64 handing the Chinese their first loss of the tournament.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Volvo XC90 T8 launched in india for 1.25 crore

Volvo XC90 T8 Excellence Hybrid, the luxury SUV's top-of-the-line variant and the country's first plug-in hybrid SUV, has been launched in India at Rs. 1.25 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi). Showcased for the first time at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show, the XC90 Excellence is deemed the not only the 'most luxurious SUV in Volvo Cars' 89-year history' but is also one of the most expensive cars to be rolled out of the Swedish automaker's stables.

It must be noted Volvo offers the four-seat variant in select markets across the globe, such as Switzerland, France, Belgium, and Luxembourg. It is being introduced only on the T8 petrol hybrid variant and we have the exclusive review of the T8 hybrid for you on our site too.

Brayer will buy monsanto for $57 billion in cash

German chemical company Bayer will fork over $57 billion to buy American seed seller Monsanto. The all-cash deal — the largest takeover ever by a German company — will create a firm that has control over more than a quarter of the world’s seeds and pesticides.

St. Louis-based Monsanto is infamous both for its genetically modified crops and for being the world’s largest seller of seeds. Bayer, though best known in the US for its aspirin, has a major pesticide division, and also biotechnology, plastics, and health segments.

IBM to offer mobile security as a service

IBM will start delivering mobile security-as-a-service (MaaS) through its own cloud infrastructure in India, a move that is expected to better address in-country data requirements.

The company will also offer in India data privacy consulting services and mobile strategy, design and deployment consultants, as clients look to scale their mobile strategies globally.

Rcom-Aircel merger gets board approval

Reliance Communications-Aircel merger will create a subscriber base of 190 million with Bharti Airtel having a subscriber base of 251 million, followed by Vodafone with 198 million and Idea Cellular with subscriber base of 175 million.

Reliance Communications (RCom) board on Wednesday approved the company’s merger with Aircel, in one of the biggest deals in the telecom space in recent times. It also comes at a time whenMukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio has made an aggressive entry into the telecom industry, sending jitters among incumbents.

RCOM and MCB will each hold a 50% stake in the merged entity (“MergedCo”), with equal representation on the Board of Directors and all Committees. The company will be managed by an independent professional team under the supervision of the Board.

RCOM’s overall debt will reduce by Rs 20,000 crore ($3 billion) or over 40% of its total debt, and Aircel’s debt will reduce by Rs 4,000 crore (4600 million), upon completion of the transaction in 2017.

The MergedCo will be one of India’s largest private sector companies, with an asset base of over Rs 65,000 crore ($9.7 billion) and net worth of Rs 35,000 crore ($5.2 billion), said Reliance’s release.

The MergedCo will have the second-largest spectrum holding amongst all operators, aggregating 448 MHz across the 850, 900, 1800 and 2100 MHz bands, and will enjoy enhanced business continuity through extended validity of spectrum holdings till 2033-35, the release added.

Commenting on the merger, Anil Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Group, said, “Together with our partners, MCB, we are delighted to have taken the lead in consolidation of the Indian telecom sector, first, with RCOM’s acquisition of the wireless business of SSTL (Sistema/MTS), and now, with the combination of our business with Aircel Ltd. in a 50:50 Joint Venture with MCB.

We expect this combination to create substantial long term value for shareholders of both, RCOM and MCB, given the benefits of the wide-ranging spectrum portfolio and significant revenue and cost synergies.”

Reports suggest that the merger will create a subscriber base of 190 million with Bharti Airtel having a subscriber base of 251 million, followed by Vodafone with 198 million and Idea Cellular with subscriber base of 175 million. Reliance Communication has spent Rs 5,384 crore in the 850 MHZ space. Share price of the company on Wednesday ended 2.72 per cent up at Rs 51.05. The announcement came after market hours.

Chandan Taparia, analyst with Anand Rathi Financial Services said, “The move will increase the subscriber base of Reliance Communications, which is positive for the company.” He is bullish on Reliance Communication shares and believes if it crosses Rs 55 in coming sessions, then it can touch Rs 70 in the upcoming quarters.
Source: The financial Express

Devendra jhajharia breaks world record at Rio Paralympic 2016

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the Paralympics after he broke his own world record to clinch the top honours at the Rio Games.

Devendra won gold in the javelin event at the 2004 Athens Paralympics with a record throw of 62.15 metres, becoming only the second gold medallist at the Paralympics for his country, and improved upon it with an attempt of 63.97 metres at the Olympic Stadium (Engenhao) in Rio on Tuesday.

Monday, 12 September 2016

ISRO to launch student satellite, PRATHAM

The ISRO's support to educational institutions in promoting space science is huge. To build future scientists, ISRO encourage students to participate in its mission. To involve students in its mission ISRO has a programme for academic institutions through which they can give their efforts and they can venture into working on space technology.

Academic institutions can ensure there involvement by doing one of the below options: 
Development of Payload : Here, universities can be involved in developing payloads and launch them along with other payloads by ISRO.

Satellite Design and Fabrication : Here, students get involved in design, fabrication and testing of satellite bus and payload, to deliver an integrated unit, for launch. ISRO provides the technical guidance.

Sunday, 11 September 2016

"Humsafar" trains will be open for passengers in next month with 20% hike in fares

"Humsafar" train will be open for passengers in next month with  20% hike in fares i.e 20% extra cost than normal mail and Express trains. It has only AC 3 coaches likely to be launched between New Delhi and Gorakhpur.

It is a special train for intercity overnight journey with many extra features which is normally not available in normal AC 3 coaches, said by official.

CCTV, GPS-based passenger information system, fire and smoke detection and suppression system and mobile, laptop charging points with every berth are some of the features on Humsafar trains.

Saturday, 10 September 2016

IS bombing near Baghdad mall, 13 killed

Two bomb blasts outside a shopping mall in central Baghdad claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 13 people, security and medical officials said on Saturday. The bombings were the latest in a series of deadly attacks at Baghdad shopping cents this year that have been claimed by IS, including one that killed more than 300 people in early July.

The jihadist group issued an online statement on the attack, saying it targeted Shiites and was carried out by two Iraqi suicide bombers, one of whom wore an explosive belt and another who drove an explosives-rigged vehicle. IS and other Sunni extremists consider Shiite Muslims to be heretics, and frequently target them in bombings.

Friday, 9 September 2016

Coldplay's to perform in India, tickets starts at 25k per person

Rumored that Coldplay is coming to India for but 2 weeks ago, broke the news that Coldplay is coming to India for their debut show and might perform in Mumbai for a charity concert organized by Global Poverty Project.

Samsung J7 prime on sale in India

After the successful launch of J7 and J5 from Samsung now company move ahead to its successor J7 prime. The J7 prime was launched last week at Vietnam and now available in India for approx Rs 18,800($300).

It has 5.5 inch 1080p screen with 2.5D Corning gorilla glass 4 protection. It is running on 1.6 GHz octa-core processor and the latest OS 6.0 Marshmallow and also it has a fingerprint scanner on the front.

Thursday, 8 September 2016

ISRO successfully launched its new satellite

ISRO successfully launched its weather satellite INSAT-3DR today and postponed by 40 minutes. It was started on 7 September and the countdown was of 29 hours. The satellite launched from spaceport of Shriharikota which is located 110 Kilometers from Chennai.

Its total weight is 2,211 kg out of which 1,255 kg is in propellants. After reaching the Geostationary transfer orbit, it would use its propulsion to reach the geosynchronous orbit, which is the final destination.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Iphone 7: Few hours remaining for launch

The biggest smartphone of the year, Iphone 7 and Iphone 7 plus will be launching on 7th September 2016, tomorrow.

The venue for the launching is Bill graham civic auditorium in San Francisco where the biggest launching will be held. Primary  report shows that the new apple Iphone 7 and Iphone 7 plus have the latest apple A10 processor which offers the maximum clock speed of 2.4 GHz.

The new apple family member will likely to get a drop in 16 GB and 64 GB model. The new Iphone 7 and Iphone 7 plus likely to come with 32 GB, 128GB and 256 GB variants and bothe the smartphones likely to have a RAM boost.

Anna Hazare saddened to see Kejriwal's ministers in jail

Social activist Anna Hazare, who was once a mentor of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal has said that he is “very saddened to see” that some of Delhi Ministers have gone to jail, while some others are indulging in fraudulent activities.

Hazare told media, adding that his hopes were dashed by the functioning of the AAP government by saying that “Arvind has been with me for many years. I was very hopeful for Arvind. I was hoping that he will set a different example for politics in India and also that he will give a different direction to the nation.”

Monday, 5 September 2016

UP election 2017: Akhilesh Yadav's smartphone offer

UP election is on the line which will be in the next year. So to reach out to the people Akhilesh Yadav uses the latest weapon which is the "Smartphone".

Now a days people live without each other but doesn't live without technology. So the smartphone is the basic technology that everyone wants and almost everyone use it. After free laptop, the CM is planning to give away phones, But conditions apply on it.

People can request smartphones now but the phones will be delivered to their home if the party voted back to power. The smartphones will be yours in second half of 2017 if the condition fulfills i.e if party wins.

Syria experienced another bomb blast

Syrian again experienced a bomb blast which cause almost 38 people died. It was on and on from few years and major public from Syria are experiencing this sad causes. The SANA news agency reported twin blast at the entrance to coastal city of Tartus on monday killed 30 people and blast in central city of homes, the suburbs of the capital Damascus, and the northern city of Hasakeh.

The Britain based Syrian observatory for humans Rights monitoring Group, which maintains a network of contacts inside the country, put the toll at 47 dead.

Saturday, 3 September 2016

By upgrading ties with Vietnam Modi sends a bold message to China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Vietnam at a time when smaller countries in the region are increasingly concerned about Beijing's assertiveness in the south china sea and surrounding waters, is significant.

It has come more at a time when India's entry to Nuclear Suppliers Group had been blocked by China, and India's attempt at sanctioned against Jaish-e-Mohammed leader, Masood Azhar, and building projects in POK, which India claims at its own.

10 lakhs insurance cover from Indian Railways to the passengers

Indian Railways

Indian Railways are the largest network in the world and governed by the Indian government. It is the one of the most revenue generation system for Indian financial system.

Over the 163 years Indian Railways are the being in the service and gives extraordinary services to the indians. With years and years Indian railways now also helped people to traveling to neighbouring countries like Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan.With the revenue exceeding $24 billion Indian Railway reported to carry a marvelous 23 million peoples per day.

Friday, 2 September 2016

Lenovo launches its next powerpack K6 series

Lenovo after Vibe K5 series launched K6 series at IFA 2016 in Berlin. The device had Chinese UI and will launch anytime in India soon. It is the budget smartphone from Lenovo and K6 series consists of 3 power pack phones which is K6, K6 Note and K6 power.

Lenovo has some features and build quality with previous phones but this phone gives you the extreme experience  with low price and this will launch in India within 10 to 15 days in online markets.

Ranji Trophy starts from 6 October and to be played in neutral venues

According to the fixtures of the domestic tournaments announced by the BCCI, All the matches in the upcoming Ranji trophy cricket tournament will be played in neutral venues.

The BCCI on Friday annouced the fixtures of the domestic tournaments for senior, junior and women to be played in 2016-2017 season. BCCI's technical committee headed by Sourav Ganguly, had recommended to hold the matches of its premier domestic championship at neutral venues in may this year to make it more competitive.

Uncontrolled mob for Jio SIM in Delhi, police had to come to control

Now a days more peoples are attracting towards Reliance Jio sim. To get the SIM people almost forced to violence. To get the sim there are huge crowd gathered in V3S mall near delhi's laxminagar. Things were out of control and people soon began commotion. Given the circumstances, had to call the police immediately. Police in some way control the mob.

In many cities of the country for RJio SIM incident is ongoing. In some places, people are queuing up whole night for SIM. Jio sim comes with free voice calling and free data with free SMS service. so for getting this benifits there are more people coming to the respective outlets.

Reliance Jio Service much faster than 3G services and 4G plans are cheaper than other providers 4G plans. Customers are therefore scramble for the SIM. Due to demand, the time taking to activate the SIM is quite more. Retailer are not able to activate the on time because the day ends with the selling of SIM. For the activation of SIM customers has to wait almost 7 days.

Thursday, 1 September 2016

The powerful earthquake of 7.1 in New Zealand

New Zealand feels a major heart stopping earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 on Friday, but no damage or death reports from the officials. The earthquake hits 169 km northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand and has a depth of 30 km.

There is no damage to anyone and anything and quake did not pose any any danger of tsunami on the pacific coast or the Unites States, The US tsunami warning center said. There is no danger of tsunami on the coast of south american nation, Chilean navy said.

Stay tuned for more.........

The place where wireless signals are illegal

The west Virginia town , what we called a hope taker country in tech field. The town in Pocahontas country with a small population of 143 according to the last census report, Wireless facilities are banned or illegal in the country. No cell phones, No WiFi, No Bluetooth, No electronic facilities at all. The town even removed the electronic doors from the stores as they caused too much interference.

The rules are too strict and to tough actually that someone roves the streets listening for verboten wireless signals. This rules lies in the town which is the home to the green bank's telescope, the largest steerable radio telescope of the world. Scientists listen there radio energy sources that how stars and galaxies are formed and the rough radio signal prevent the discoveries which will be the big question about the how universe ticks.