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Redmi 5A sales cross 1 million units within a month of launch

Redmi 5A sales cross 1 million units within a month of launch

Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi, (India head), has tweeted that the company sold more than a million units of its Redmi 5A entry-level smartphone within a month of its launch. The…

K. Sivan named new ISRO chairman

K. Sivan named new ISRO chairman

The government appointed renowned scientist K. Sivan as the chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to replace AS Kiran Kumar. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved his appointment…

ISRO eyes its 100th satellite

ISRO eyes its 100th satellite

India will launch ISRO’s 100th satellite along with 30 others in a single mission on January 12 from Sriharikota, in a milestone event in the country’s space history. The Indian…

Butterfly Parks to turn ‘eco-monitors’ in Kerala

Butterfly Parks to turn ‘eco-monitors’ in Kerala

A string of butterfly parks, providing natural habitat for beautiful flying insects that is getting endangered, will soon play as ‘eco-monitors’ in Kerala, if everything goes as planned. The state-run…

India’s fastest supercomputer established at Pune’s IITM

India’s fastest supercomputer established at Pune’s IITM

Union Minister for Science and Technology, Harsh Vardhan, dedicated India’s fastest and first ‘multi-petaflops’ supercomputer to the nation. Petaflops is a measure of a computer’s processing speed. Christened “Pratyush”, meaning…

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 launched at Rs 9,500

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 launched at Rs 9,500

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7.0 has been launched in India at Rs 9,500. The device can be bought in two colour variants – White and Black. The Galaxy Tab A…

Skype blocked in UAE

Skype blocked in UAE

Telecommunication application Skype that allows users to make voice and video calls through internet, has been blocked in United Arab Emirates (UAE). According to a twitter post of UAE company…

Now, Idea offers Rs 309 pack with 1.5GB data per day

Now, Idea offers Rs 309 pack with 1.5GB data per day

To take on the Jio juggernaut, Idea Cellular has upgraded its Rs 309 plan within a month of its launch to offer 50 percent more data. Instead of the 1GB…

Jio to offer 1.2 GB daily 4G data for 28 days at Rs 199

Jio to offer 1.2 GB daily 4G data for 28 days at Rs 199

Reliance Jio’s latest ‘Happy New Year’ plans will offer over 1 GB 4G data daily for 28 days at a starting price of Rs 199 along with unlimited free calls,…

Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman of Alphabet

Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman of Alphabet

The executive chairman of Google owner Alphabet is to step down in January, the company has announced. Eric Schmidt, who has been with the tech giant since 2001, will remain…