Scientists find new potential groundwater ‘arsenic hotspots’ in India

  NEW DELHI: Scientists, including those from the National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), have found an increased probability of high arsenic levels in well waters in parts of India where…

ZTE to launch new smartphone Axon 11 5G on March 23

SHENZHEN, China: ZTE Corporation (0763.HK/000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced that it will launch its new 5G smartphone…

Huami’s Amazfit GTS launches in India for Rs 9,999

New Delhi: Xiaomi-backed wearable brand Huami on Friday launched the Amazfit GTS smartwatch in India for Rs 9,999. The smartwatch is currently available in obsidian black colour in India but…

Nokia 6.2 with triple rear cameras launched in India

New Delhi: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, on Friday launched Nokia 6.2, the first 6 series smartphone to premiere a triple camera and PureDisplay technology. The Nokia 6.2…

India starts probe into increase in Korean chemical import

New Delhi: India has initiated a probe into an alleged increase in imports of a chemical, which is used to make dyes and insecticides, from South Korea following complaints by domestic firms.

Amazon launches 8 new Echo devices for US market; 3 in India

New Delhi: Global e-commerce major Amazon has unveiled eight new Echo devices for the US market, three of which will be available in India for now. Seattle-based Amazon also announced…

Apple unveils new iphone 11 – Priced at moderate 50K

NEW DELHI: Premium smartphone maker Apple on Tuesday launched iPhone 11 at a starting price of $699. Apple also launched the pricier iPhone XI Pro.Specification wise, iPhone 11 has an…

Chandrayaan-2: All possible efforts being made to establish communication with Lander Vikram, Says ISRO

NEW DELHI: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Tuesday said all possible efforts are being made to establish communication with Lander Vikram. The space agency in a tweet said, “#VikramLander…

ISRO may have lost lander, rover: Official

Bengaluru: ISRO may have lost Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram lander and rover Pragyan housed inside it, a senior official of the space agency associated with the unmanned moon mission said here Saturday.…

New wi-fi system to provide 100 times faster internet

Scientists have developed a new wireless internet based on harmless infrared rays that is 100 times faster than existing wi-fi network and has the capacity to support more devices without…

Assam scientist leads breakthrough research on black holes

The last meal that the supermassive black hole of the Milky Way had was six million years ago when it consumed a large clump of infalling gas before burping out…

Chandrayaan 2 completes fourth lunar orbit manoeuvre: What next?

After successfully performing its fourth lunar orbit manoeuvre on Friday, Chandrayaan-2, India’s first lunar lander mission, is a step closer to the moon. The Chandrayaan-2 will now go through one…

ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 successfully goes through third lunar orbit manoeuvre

Chandrayaan-2, which has been moving in a lunar orbit since August 20, today moved closer to the Moon, positioning itself in a new lower orbit around the Moon. According to…

India working on its own spacesuit as part of Gaganyaan project

In a first, the Bengaluru centre of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has begun working on designing the space agency’s own spacesuit, as part of its Gaganyaan project, space educator…

NASA attaches a helicopter to Mars 2020 rover

Scientists at NASA have attached the Mars Helicopter to the Mars 2020 rover which the US space agency intends to send to the neighbouring red planet next year. If everything…

Keen to serve Indian customers, says Apple after single brand retail norms are eased

A day after the Union Cabinet cleared the proposal to ease local-sourcing norms for single-brand retailers, tech major Apple said it was eager to serve Indian customers and appreciated the…

Faster electric bikes in the works: Revolt CEO Rahul Sharma

Revolt Intellicorp Pvt Ltd’s CEO Rahul Sharma says the Revolt RV 400 and RV 300 electric bikes his company launched on Wednesday are just the start and the company will…

Samsung Galaxy Fold may be headed to India

It wouldn’t be a surprise if Samsung brings the Galaxy Fold to India next month. The foldable phone has been listed on Samsung’s official website in India, indicating the launch…

52% Indians believe smart devices spying on them: Survey

New Delhi: As many as 52 per cent or more than half of the Indians believe their smart devices record personal information without their knowledge, a survey by YouGov said…

facebook faces trail over data breach affecting 30 million users

In a setback, a US court has rejected Facebook’s claims to block a lawsuit against it in a data breach that affected nearly 30 million users in September last year.…