ISRO lines up 10 missions before Jan 2019

ISRO lines up 10 missions before Jan 2019

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | PTI | Sriharikota

ISRO has chalked out hectic plans ahead of the new year with the space agency lining up 10 missions before January 2019, the space agency's chief K Sivan said Wednesday. Following the missions, Sivan said, in January next, ISRO would launch the Chandrayaan-II mission (lunar lander) which will be the first...

Countdown in progress for Indian rocket launch on Wednesday

Countdown in progress for Indian rocket launch on Wednesday

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | IANS | Chennai

The countdown for the Wednesday evening launch of India's heaviest rocket GSLV-Mk III carrying communication satellite GSAT-29 is in progress at the rocketport in Sriharikota, the Indian space agency said. According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mk III) standing 43.4 metre tall and weighing 640...

'Artificial intelligence may boost malaria drug discovery'

'Artificial intelligence may boost malaria drug discovery'

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | PTI | Beijing

Researchers have developed an end-to-end drug discovery pipeline for malaria by using the next generation artificial intelligence (AI). Malaria is one of the world's oldest infectious diseases that still causes a lot of health problems in many tropical countries, according to the research published in the journal Scientific Reports. Plasmodium falciparum, the...

WhatsApp to delete all chats not saved, updated via Google Drive

WhatsApp to delete all chats not saved, updated via Google Drive

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 | IANS | Madrid

The world's most popular freeware instant messaging app confirmed its prior announcement that, as of Monday, any users who have not backed up their stored data and chats on Google Drive will lose their chat histories. WhatsApp, which is owned by tech giant Facebook, had reached an agreement with Google last...

4-camera Samsung Galaxy A9 set for launch

4-camera Samsung Galaxy A9 set for launch

Monday, 12 November 2018 | IANS | New Delhi

Samsung India will introduce Galaxy A9 -- its first smartphone with quadruple primary (rear) camera system -- this month that is going to be aggressively priced to take on the leader OnePlus 6T, industry sources said on Monday. The premium-segment smartphone is likely to come in two variants -- 6GB/128GB and...

Samsung to release its first foldable smartphone in March

Samsung to release its first foldable smartphone in March

Monday, 12 November 2018 | IANS | Seoul

Samsung Electronics Co plans to launch its first foldable smartphone in March, along with a fifth-generation (5G) network-powered Galaxy S10, industry sources said on Monday. According to the sources, the South Korean tech giant plans to unveil the flagship Galaxy S10 smartphone in February, followed by the presumed foldable Galaxy F...

XBox Chief pledges to fix Microsoft Store for PC gamers

XBox Chief pledges to fix Microsoft Store for PC gamers

Monday, 12 November 2018 | IANS | San Francisco

After repeated complaints from gamers regarding the problems associated with Windows-based games, Xbox chief Phil Spencer has pledged to fix the Microsoft Store and establish it as the best digital storefront for PC gamers, the media reported. The download and install procedure for Microsoft Store games is often complained about as...

Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Gen): Control your home better with smarter Alexa

Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Gen): Control your home better with smarter Alexa

Monday, 12 November 2018 | IANS | New Delhi

Smart home speakers are steadily gaining ground in India and Amazon's Echo range has been appreciated the most so far, followed by Google Home. Led by Amazon Echo, with 59 per cent market share, the smart speakers category in India grew 43 per cent in the second quarter (July-September) this year,...

State Editions

In brief`

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Free smartphones to all SHGs women: CM

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha’s minerals still biggest investment draw

15 November 2018 | SANJEEV KUMAR PATRO | Bhubaneswar

Former servicemen place various demands

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

70-yr-old woman hurt in stampede at Puri temple

15 November 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha quite high on ‘Ease of Doing Business’

15 November 2018 | BISWARAJ PATNAIK | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

70 shanties gutted in Rohini blaze

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

6-day fest to celebrate Urdu heritage, culture begins in city

11 November 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Statue of Unity sees 27K visitors on Sat

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

BJP gets control of all civic bodies in J&K's Kathua

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

T grand alliance partners hold talks, CPI demands more seats

11 November 2018 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer