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L&T, European firm set up JV for missile systems

New Delhi: Engineering conglomerate Larsen and Toubro and European missile major MBDA on Monday announced the setting up of a joint venture to develop and manufacture missiles in India to meet the country's defence requirements. The JV,…

Indian-origin astronaut denies being NASA pick

Mumbai: Indian-origin citizen-astronaut Shawna Pandya has denied reports she had been shortlisted by NASA for its 2018 space mission under the Citizen Science Astronaut programme. Pandya said her work was separate from the Canadian Space…

Facebook can be your new weatherman

New York: Facebook has rolled out a new feature that shows full weather forecast on its mobile app and desktop site. According to a report in TechCrunch, within the new Weather section, users can view a full forecast for a week ahead,…

HTC 10 evo launched in India at Rs 48,990

New Delhi: Taiwan-based HTC Corporation on Thursday launched a new water, splash- and dust-resistant smartphone "HTC 10 evo" in India at Rs 48,990. The smartphone features 5.5-inch display covered by scratch-resistant "Corning Gorilla Glass…

Black hole devouring star for a decade detected

Washington: Astronomers have detected a giant black hole that ripped apart a star and then gorged on its remains for an unusually long time -- about a decade, which is more than ten times longer than any observed episode of a stars death by…