Google’s new eyeglass

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
Google Glass

New Delhi : Google Glass, Google’s new eyeglass mounted computing device, is now real. It is one of the most awaited gadgets in the last one year as it takes wearable computing to a whole new level. But what exactly is Google Glass? Why is it attracting all this attention? Most people may regard it […]

Eight-storey building collapses in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, 82 killed

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
Building collapses in BanglADESH

Dhaka : An eight storied building collapsed in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Wednesday, killing at least 82 and trapping many more, reports said. The commercial building at the Rana Plaza building in Savar that caved in today morning, housed many garment factories, a bank and other shops. Only the ground floor of the Rana Plaza […]

Year’s most powerful solar flare erupts from Sun, effect may reach Earth today

Saturday, April 13th, 2013
Solar flare

New Delhi : This year’s most powerful solar flare  erupted from the Sun on Thursday (April 11), and it’s effect  may reach Earth on Saturday. The solar fare sparked  a temporary radio blackout on Earth, NASA officials said. The solar flare occurred at 3:16 a.m. EDT (0716 GMT)  on thursday and  it was registered as […]

Asteroid capture mission: Roscosmos to join hands with NASA

Saturday, April 6th, 2013
Asteroid capture mission

Moscow : Russia’s space agency Roscosmos may join NASA’s ambitious mission to capture an asteroid and place it in high lunar orbit for exploration, its head Vladimir Popovkin said. “[It is] a very interesting project, which NASA proposes to carry out jointly with Roscosmos specialists,” Popovkin told Rossiiskaya Gazeta newspaper. “We could send a manned […]

Outcast black holes living on edge of Milky Way

Monday, April 1st, 2013
black holes

London : As many as 2,000 black holes kicked away from their homes are now living on the outskirts of our Milky Way galaxy, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of California, Santa Cruz, used new computer simulations to look at how our galaxy grew through mergers with smaller galaxies. Scientists believe […]

Why Holi is celebrated

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
Holi Cellebration

Popularly known as ‘Phagwah’ in Assam, ‘Dol jatra’ in West Bengal and ‘Fagu’ in Nepal, Holi is celebrated with different names and traditions across India. But the spirit of this festival remains the same across the length and breadth of the country. There are two legends associated with Holi. Originally, Indians celebrate this festival to […]

At least 37 killed as bus plunges into river in Ratnagiri

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
bus plunges into river Maharashtra

Mumbai : At least 37 people were killed and over 15 injured when a Mumbai-bound private luxury bus plunged into a river in Ratnagiri district of coastal Konkan area on Tuesday morning. The bus fell into the Jagbudi river near Khed in Ratnagiri district at around 3.30 am, police said. The bus was on its […]

Narendra Modi’s 3D interaction enters Guinness book of world records

Friday, March 15th, 2013
Narendra Modi's 3D interaction

New Delhi : Narendra Modi, the Chief Minister of Gujarat, has added one more feather in his cap. His 3D interaction during last year’s Gujarat assembly elections has entered Guinness book of world records. On Dec 10, 2012, Modi’s 3D interaction went live across 53 locations simultaneously in Gujarat  and it has set a new […]

World’s largest space observatory opens in Chile

Thursday, March 14th, 2013
World's largest space observatory

Chile: What is thought to be the world’s largest ground-based observatory opened on Wednesday in northern Chile, wielding unprecedented power to peer into the remotest regions of the universe. The ALMA space observatory was inaugurated here on a desert plateau some 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) above sea level, at a ceremony attended by President Sebastian […]

Pakistan starts work on Iranian gas line opposed by US

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
Iran, Pakistan gas pipeline

Tehran : Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari inaugurated Monday a gas pipeline project which will link Iran’s gas pipeline to that of Pakistan. During the event, held in Iran’s Chabahar city and attended by ministers and senior officials from Iran and Pakistan, Ahmadinejad said the West “has no right […]