AK Antony

Indian Naval Air Squadron 303 commissioned in Goa

Indian Naval Air Squadron 303, the first MiG 29K squadron of the Indian Navy is commissioned in Goa, Defence Minister A K Antony said. Navy's indigenously-built aircraft carrier would be launched on...
Einstein's theory

Einstein’s theory of gravity passes toughest test yet

Einstein passes the test of spacetime! The study of a bizarre binary star system nearly 7,000 light-years from Earth shows that Einstein's theory of general relativity holds true even when tested...
Smart Phones

Now, track gunfire with your smart phone

Researchers have developed a new device which helps users track gunfire with their smart phones, popping a map of the neighbourhood on its screen pointing in the direction the shot came...
NASA

NASA invites public to send names, poems and messages to Mars

Want to be a part of space exploration history? NASA is inviting public to submit their names, short poems and personal messages on-line for a DVD to be carried aboard a...
Satellite

ESA’s gen-next satellite to monitor Earth’s forests

The European Space agency is set to launch a new innovative Earth explorer satellite in 2020 to map and monitor the global forests - our planet's most important natural resources. ESA's Earth...
Bacteria produce Diesel

Now, bacteria to produce diesel on demand

In a breakthrough, researchers claim to have discovered a method to make bacteria produce diesel on demand. While the technology developed by the University of Exeter, with support from Shell, still faces...
ELGI Equipments, Coimbatore

Elgi Equipments net down 21 %

Elgi Equipments has registered a sales growth of 15.5 per cent on a consolidated basis in 2012-2013. According to a release from the Coimbatore-based company, sales increased to Rs. 1,145 crore for...
Sterlite Copper

Emission at Sterlite within permissible limit: panel

An expert committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has found the emissions from all the stacks at the Sterlite’s copper unit at Tuticorin to be “within the permissible limit”...
Smart Phones

States oppose ‘declared goods’ tag for mobile phones

State finance ministers, on Saturday, turned down the Centre’s request to place mobile phones and tablets in the list of declared goods in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, saying...
Air India

Flying becomes expensive day by day

A move that was aimed at bringing down flying costs has taken a turn for the worse. Starting May 13, you might have to pay more to fly. Air India ,for...