Tata unveiled its new hatchback car. Zica last December. However the launch of the car was pulled off, as the name resembled the virus which badly affected millions of people in South America. Tata is to launch the car this year March 28 with a new name Tiago.
Its a big day for manchester City. After defeating the Dynamo Kyiv 3-1 on aggregate, the Manchester City qualified for quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League for the first time. Manchester City got a 3-1 win in Kyiv. Centre backs Vincent Kompany and Nicolas Otamendi however went off injured
Who does not like that simple humming to be converted into music. Samsung brings into light another music app called "Hum On" which allows the users to create music while they simply hum. The app is still under development on the android platform. This app can turn your meaningless hums into a song. You can also edit the tracks.
The dolphins in the Ganga river is on the verge of extinction. The Ganga river Dolphin is distributed in the Gangetic-Brahmaputra-Meghna and Karnaphuli-Sangu river systems in India, Nepal and Bangladesh. The number is said to be between 2,500-3,000 This was the report that was given to Lok Sabha. Further reports says that out of 96,000 animal species in India, over 50 species were assessed as "critically endangered".
The bollywood star Aamir Khan has lost 13 kgs in the past six months. He will be playing the role of a wrestler in his upcoming film 'Dangal'. He says that he has just lost half the weight that is required to be shredded. He still has half the way to go. he is following a strict regime to acquire the same.
Make a subscription and the web version of Skype allows direct calling to mobile phones and landlines. Save money ith this new skype feature. An added advantage of this version id this that the users can now watch online youtube videos within the conversation itself without shifting to a new window. The same volume and full screen features availabe with youtube will be available here.
Dubai government announces the plans to hold futuristic Olympics every two years from 2017. The event will feature 9 competitions. These are driverless car racing, robotic soccer, robotic running, manned drones racing, robotic swimming, robotic table tennis, robotic wrestling, drone races and a cybathlon event for bionic athletes. It will be basically a competition between the brains of developers in different countries. This three day event aims to to build sports league fo the robots.
The Indian professional boxer Vijender Singh defeated the Hungary's Alexander Horvath in Liverpool on Saturday, thereby winning his fourth straight professional boxing bout.He dedicated his fourth successive professional triumph to the Indian Armed Forces personnel who were martyred in the Pathankot terror attack.
'Glow-in-the-dark-artworks', these were the highlights of the World Science Festival in Brisbane, Australia. Instead of using the paints and pencils to create artist work, the artists use a type of marine bacteria known as Aliivibrio fischeri to create glowing paintings. The bacteria lives on petri dish canvas for a few days before running out of nutrients.
A Public Interest Litigation was filed seeking directions to the United States and other states to use 'Bharat' instead of 'India' in all legal official and unofficial communications. The CJI Justice of India, TS Thakur said that such emotional issues should not be brought to the court in the name of public interest. Those who like to call it India will call it by that name and those preferring to use Bharat will refer to it as Bharat.
Polaris is a new tool developed by the researchers at MIT. These Researchers claim that this tool will enable the webpages to load 34% faster than the usual. They are doing this by mapping connections between different objects on a page and then enroute the most effective and dynamic route for a browser to load the pages.
Two exoplantes having characteristics similar to Jupiter have been discovered by a team of astronomers from Chile. This has been discovered using the data from NASA's Kepler spacecraft operating in a new mission profile called K2. These so called "hot jupiters" are gas planets with orbital periods of less than 10 days.
The Government is all set for funding the startups in a big way. The government announced a five fold increase in its budget for the same. According to Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology (DST), in the 2016-17 financial year, under the 'Start-Up-India initiative, the government will provide capital to 50 to 80 new ventures with funds ranging from Rs 50 lakhs to 1 crore. The overall budget has increased from Rs 40 crore to Rs 200 crore.
India will launch 25 satellites in this year. Out of 25 satellites it plans to launch, 21 belong to the USA and remaining 13 belong to countries like Germany, Canada, Algeria, Japan, Indonesia and Malaysia. The Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office which looks after the Department of Space reported that till date India has launched 57 foreign satellites from 21 countries.
By winning into straight games, 24-22, 22-20, the Indian Sai Praneeth defeated Lee Chong Wei in the All England Championship. This puts a stop to Lee's journey ahead of the Rio Olympics . Lee was in a terrible shock as he stated to the reporters. He could not believe that he lost the match and said that it was a real learning curve for him
The famous portal to buy tickets, BookMyShow has acquired the Chennai-based fan relationship management and analytics startup Fantain Sports founded by Anand Ramachandran, Vivek Venugopalan and Aravind Ramachandran. With this acquisition the company aims to increase its user base and thereby reach out to the sports fans. By making use of the analytical intelligence data provided by Fantain Sports, the company will get an insight about the sports fans.
NASA has officially delayed its next visit and mission to March 2018. This is two years delayed than it was expected. A lander was suppose to be sent to Mars this month. However the project has been delayed when a leak was found in the spacecrafts's instruments. NASA has reported that the mission names InSight will be released on May 5th, 2018.
Some samples of Maggi were collected from Safebad in Barabanki district in Uttar Pradesh. These samples were reported to be "sub standard" by District Chief Food Safety Officer Manoj Kumar. According to the tests conducted the ash content in Maggi Masala was found to be 1.85 per cent, which is higher than the permissible limit of one per cent.
The National Green Tribunal has imposed a fine of Rs 5 crore on Art of Living Foundation as AOL was not satisfied with the judgement given by NGT. Shri Shri Ravi Shankar tweeted that they will appeal against it certainly. The fine has been imposed as environmental compensation because the organization did not state its complete plan.
Lollipop is the new Android King. While publishing its updated stats, Lollipop has been featured as the most widely used android version. It has a total distribution share of 36 percent as companred to KitKat which stands next with 34.3 percent