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India successfully test-fires Agni-5 ballistic missile

India successfully test-fires Agni-5 ballistic missile

India successfully test-fired its nuclear capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5 – the most advanced missile in the Agni series with a strike range of over 5000 kms — from a…

Making efforts for innovation-friendly systems: PM

Making efforts for innovation-friendly systems: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his government is making efforts to create systems that are innovation-friendly to build an innovation-driven new India. Modi was speaking after he and his Israeli…

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…

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…

iPhone prices rise after customs duty hike

iPhone prices rise after customs duty hike

Technology giant Apple has increased prices of various iPhone models by up to Rs 3,720 after the government raised import duty on smartphones to 15 per cent last week. According…