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ISRO to test rocket that takes its fuel from air

“The mission to test the technology would be launched either in the last week of June or early July from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota. The mission would be on a sounding rocket,” K. Sivan........Read more

Bookmarked on 25th May 16

Startup magic fades at IIT placements - Times of India

Once the most sought-after for placements, some startups have started withdrawing job offers at IITs in Delhi, Mumbai, Roorkee and Guwahati.........Read more

Bookmarked on 9th May 16

Land Rover to Soon Launch Its First Smartphone

Land Rover has tied up with consumer electronics company Bullitt Group to develop a bespoke smartphone and range of accessories.........Read more

Bookmarked on 9th May 16

Madrid Open: Novak Djokovic tames Andy Murray, wins record 29th Masters crown

Novak Djokovic beats Andy Murray 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 to win Madrid Open for his 29th Masters title, one more than Rafael Nadal.........Read more

Bookmarked on 9th May 16

Sonia Gandhi is guilty as hell, says Subramanian Swamy : To The Point: India Today

In an exclusive interview with India Today TV's Karan Thapar, Subramanian Swamy said that the Congress president should be questioned over her role in the AgustaWestland chopper deal.........Read more

Bookmarked on 9th May 16

Buddhism is the fastest growing religion among Scheduled Castes

The numbers of Scheduled Caste Buddhists have increased by 38% from 41.59 lakh in 2001 to 57.56 lakh in 2011.........Read more

Bookmarked on 9th May 16

Potatolive gamifies Tamil Nadu polls by launching online game ‘234 seats’

‘234 seats’, a fantasy league game, lets you pick real candidates and field them in different constituencies........Read more

Bookmarked on 9th May 16

Watch | South Korea unveils ‘Zika-proof’ Olympic uniforms

Reuters With these ‘Zika-proof’ uniforms, South Korea is hoping to protect its athletes ahead of the summer Olympics kick off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. An outbreak of Zika has been linked to numerous cases of the microcephaly birth defect in Brazil...leaving some athletes wary of attending the Games. Han Hye-lyoung, a member of South Korea’s hockey squad, says everyone will have to be vigilant. With their uniforms sorted for the Olympic ceremonies, all the athletes need to do now... is keep on practicing.........Read more

Bookmarked on 9th May 16

'Art of living or intimidation?': Twitter backs Twinkle Khanna for 'joke' on Sri Sri - Firstpost

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the founder of Art of Living, is in the news again. This time it is courtesy Twinkle Khanna.........Read more

Bookmarked on 9th May 16

Millions of Android devices with Qualcomm chip prone to hacking

The vulnerability is said to have existed since 2011.........Read more

Bookmarked on 9th May 16

Lots of data, lots of misdirection: Why NLU death row report is flawed - Firstpost

The NLU death penalty report has got data — but its report is not quite about making the judicial system fairer to all. It is about making justice fairer to the likely criminal.........Read more

Bookmarked on 9th May 16

Himachal Pradesh to Get 17 New National Highways - News

Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport ........Read more

Bookmarked on 9th May 16

Cervical cancer back as top killer among women - Times of India

Cervical cancer has staged a return as a major killer among Indian women, overtaking breast cancer deaths. Over 62,000 women died of cervical cancer in 2015, accounting for 24% of the total cancer-related deaths of women in India, latest estimates by Indian Council of Medical Research show........Read more

Bookmarked on 4th May 16

HTC launches Desire 830 in Taiwan; packs in BoomSound, Full HD display and more Tech2 Mobile

The HTC Desire 830 brings plenty of software and hardware improvements to the company's Desire lineup.........Read more

Bookmarked on 4th May 16

LeEco launches budget smartphone Le 1S (Eco) for Rs 10,899 | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

LeEco launches budget smartphone Le 1S (Eco) for Rs 10,899 - The price includes a revamped version of the Le 1S, as well as one year of the all-new LeEco membership plan.........Read more

Bookmarked on 4th May 16

Kangana, Amitabh, SS Rajamouli and others receive National Awards

Kangana Ranaut, Amitabh Bachchan, Kabir Khan and SS Rajamouli among others were awarded with National Awards today.........Read more

Bookmarked on 4th May 16

Google acquires start-up founded by Indian-origin entrepreneur

The acquisition is a part of its plans to scale training offerings for Google Apps to its customers and customers' users.........Read more

Bookmarked on 4th May 16

BCCI recommends Kohli for Khel Ratna, Rahane for Arjuna

The Indian Cricket Board has recommended Test captain Virat Kohli for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the country’s highest sporting honour, and Ajinkya Rahane for the Arjuna award this year.If Kohli wi........Read more

Bookmarked on 4th May 16

Sachin Tendulkar accepts IOA's invitation to become goodwill ambassador - Times of India

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has accepted Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) invitation to become the country's goodwill ambassador for the upcoming Rio Olympics after Salman Khan and Abhinav Bindra.........Read more

Bookmarked on 4th May 16

Ramu to IAS Ramesh: The Story of a Disabled Bangle Seller Who is Now an IAS officer

Ramesh Gholap is now posted in Jharkhand as Joint Secretary in the Energy Department.........Read more

Bookmarked on 2nd May 16

Explainer: Understanding plate tectonics

Plate tectonics is the process whereby Earth continually rebuilds itself — and causes destructive events like earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.........Read more

Bookmarked on 2nd May 16

Lasers unveil secrets and mysteries of Angkor Wat

The world’s largest temple, Cambodia’s Angkor Wat, was revealed by laser and radar studies to be part of a sprawling medieval metropolis.........Read more

Bookmarked on 2nd May 16

It’s KO No. 5 for Vijender

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh’s power-packed punches went unchallenged yet again as he notched up his fifth successive knockout win by battering Frenchman Matiouze Royer here on Saturday. Vije........Read more

Bookmarked on 2nd May 16