Musk aims to send 10 lakh people to Mars by 2050
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk aims to send 10 lakh people to Mars by 2050 and in a series of tweets, has revealed how is he going to achieve the daunting task of colonising the Red Planet and make humans beings 'multiplanetary'.
upGrad, BridgeLabz roll out development programme for engineering talent
This partnership with BridgeLabz is aimed at reaching out to a large...
Air India on block but Boeing 747’s VVIP duty continues
The government has almost finalised bid documents for the privatisation of Air India.
US charges 5 over illegal exports for Pakistan's nuclear programme; Islamabad says no information
According to the indictment, between September 2014 and October 2019, the five operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for the Advanced Engineering Research Organisation (AERO) and the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC). They exported US-made goods to the two Pakistani entities.
Pakistan caught again in nuclear smuggling activity
According to the US Justice Department, the five men, based in Canada, Hong Kong, and UK, “operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for AERO) and PAEC, and to cause those goods to be exported from the United States to the entities without export licenses in violation of federals law.”
Air India unable to move engine due to Rs 100 crore GST dues
The airline hopes to pay the GST dues on Thursday, along with salary to employees. “We have raised the cash to pay for these things from our ticket sales. Hopefully, we will be able to send the engine to Vadodara once some GST dues are paid on Thursday, and then we raise the e-way bill required for that shipment,” said the official.
Full emergency on Pune-Jaipur IndiGo flight, plane diverted to Mumbai after engine snag
High vibrations on yet another unmodified Pratt & Whitney (PW) engine forced an IndiGo Airbus A320 Neo flying from Pune to Jaipur to divert ...
NASA’s newest astronauts ready for space station, Moon and Mars missions
NASA welcomed 11 new astronauts to its ranks Friday and the welcomed two new astronauts, the first to graduate since NASA announced its Arte...
DGCA extends deadline to replace Neo engines
In a major relief to IndiGo, aviation regulator DGCA has extended the deadline to replace the Pratt and Whitney (PW) engines of the airline'...
Techchefs to expand to US, Singapore
Singapore is rated as the second-best country to conduct business globally and as one of the most competitive places to do business, along with being a top startup hub, which is why the company was setting up an office there.
IIT-M develops eco-friendly way to produce hydrogen fuel from seawater
Using this technology hydrogen can be produced on-demand at the point of use, and hence it need not to be stored.
Indian-American among NASA's new astronauts; all set to conquer Moon, Mars
Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari, an Indian-American US Air Force colonel, is among 11 new NASA graduates who have successfully completed their over two years' of basic astronaut training . Astronaut candidate training included practice, and testing in spacewalking, robotics, International Space Station systems, T-38 jet proficiency, and Russian language.
DGCA extends engine replacement deadline for IndiGo neos to May-end
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has extended the deadline for replacement of older Pratt & Whitney engines on Airbus 320 (neos) with newer ones till May 31, 2020.
Mercedes Benz banks on cleaner diesel engines to extend lead in India post BS VI implementation
The engines offer lower particulate matter emissions by 80% and 50-70% lower nitrogen oxide than BS VI limits. Besides, they deliver 15-25% higher fuel efficiency over petrol engines and come without much price premium over BS IV diesels. By contrast, mainstream carmakers anticipate price increases of 10% on transition.
India's exports decline for fifth straight month in December, trade deficit narrows
Merchandise exports fell to $27.36 billion in December compared with a year earlier, while imports were down 8.83% to $38.61 billion, the data showed. India's trade deficit stood at $14.49 billion in December 2018, the statement said.
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