Young Scientist Programme Launched at ISRO

Indian Space Research Organisation has launched a special programme for School Children called “Young Scientist Programme “Yuva Vigyani Karyakram” (Yuvika) from this year. The Program is primarily aimed at imparting basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science and Space Applications to the younger ones with the intent of arousing their interest in the emerging areas […]

Connectivity to Kannur; Tel Aviv flight to begin in 2019

Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) announced its summer schedule which will be effective from 31st March to 26th October. The limelight of the schedule is the announcement of Israeli airlines Arkia which is to start direct flight from Kochi to Tel Aviv slated in September. The schedule envisages better connectivity to Kannur with the operations […]

India to issue new safety rules for A320neos

India will issue new safety protocols for airlines operating Airbus A320neo aircraft fitted with Pratt & Whitney engines, the civil aviation secretary said, after temporary grounding orders affected the planes last year. Indian low-cost airlines IndiGo and GoAir were forced to ground A320neo aircraft on several occasions due to issues related to their engines. IndiGo, […]

Lipogems Provides Orthopaedic Patients With Another Option To Major Invasive Surgery

The Lipogems system is leading the way in reparative medicine by providing patients another option to major, invasive surgery. With FDA clearance, strong scientific evidence and teams of scientists and physicians, the Lipogems system may help thousands currently struggling with orthopaedic conditions who have tried conservative options like physical therapy, injections and pain medications without […]

Modi's 'Make in India' a casualty as steel, auto firms spar over sourcing

India’s steel ministry is putting pressure on automakers to use locally made steel by refusing to back down on tougher import rules despite warnings that the new regulations could disrupt the production of cars, government and industry sources said. The steel ministry in August announced stringent import rules for some high-grade steel products that are […]

It took Smash customer Qiu Siyu just a few sharp blows with a baseball

It took Smash customer Qiu Siyu just a few sharp blows with a baseball bat to wreck what looked like an old car radio, after which two friends battered telephones, audio speakers, rice cookers and even a mannequin. All three paid 158 yuan ($23) to spend half an hour in an “anger room” in Beijing, […]

Pfizer to shut two manufacturing plants in India

U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc said it was shutting down two manufacturing plants in India that make generic injectables like penicillin as a response to falling demand. Indian financial newspaper Business Standard reported the news, saying over 1,700 employees would be impacted by the closure of the two factories in the states of Tamil Nadu and […]

India's central bank likely to pay bumper interim dividend to help Modi government

India’s central bank, having changed leadership last month following a clash with the government, is likely to transfer an interim dividend of 300-400 billion rupees to the government by March, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the matter. The amount would be three or four times the amount paid last year and would […]

Highest number of emerging economies will raise rates this year since 2006 - JP Morgan

This year will see more emerging market countries raise interest rates than at any point since the pre-financial crisis uplands of 2006, analysts at JP Morgan predict. A presentation by the U.S. investment bank showed 19 of the 24 emerging economies it follows are likely to lift borrowing rates. Only one country, Malaysia, will keep […]

Marvel's first Chinese hero

With the passing of Stan Lee last year, it was reported that one of his unfulfilled wishes was to see the well-known Marvel character and kung fu master Shang-Chi, created in the 1970s, appear on the big screen. Now the film is in the works, and it will be the first Marvel Studios production with […]