Pakistan tests fire ballistic missile ‘Shaheen-II’


Pakistan on Thursday announced training launch of Shaheen-II surface-to-surface ballistic missile, capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear war-heads up to 1,500 km. The training launch was aimed at ensuring (the) operational readiness of (the) Army Strategic Forces Command. (The) Shaheen-II missile is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear war-heads up to a range

Mobile networks suspending orders for Huawei smartphones Mobile networks suspending orders for Huawei smartphones

Mobile networks in Asia and Europe have issued suspending orders for Huawei smartphones following the US decision last week to restrict the company’s access to American technology, the media reported.The inclusion of Huawei on an export blacklist means the Chinese company can no longer source software or components from US suppliers without a license. Existing

Countdown begins for Indian rocket's Wednesday launch Countdown begins for Indian rocket’s Wednesday launch

The countdown for the Wednesday launch of India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) carrying the radar imaging earth observation satellite, RISAT-2B began on Tuesday, said an ISRO official.According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) official, the 25-hour countdown for the PSLV launch started at 4.30 a.m. on Tuesday. The PSLV-C46 as per ISRO’s numbering

Snapchat down as users unable to refresh app Snapchat down as users unable to refresh app

Users in Europe and some parts of the US reported that popular photo-messaging app Snapchat have stopped working for them.Instead of showing the usual filters and lenses or the ability to send messages, the app simply failed to load, The Independent reported on Sunday. “Users report seeing a message telling them that the service isn’t

Italy launches anti-competition probe against Google Italy launches anti-competition probe against Google

Joining the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and the European Union (EU), Italy’s antitrust authority has become the latest international regulatory body to launch an anti-competition investigation against Google. The probe was prompted after Italy-based energy company Enel Group complained that Google was not allowing the “Enel X Recharge” app to work with Android Auto

NASA spots Israeli spacecraft's crash site on Moon
NASA spots Israeli spacecraft’s crash site on Moon

NASA’s Moon orbiting spacecraft has spotted the impact site of the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft on a region of the Moon called “Sea of Serenity” where it crash landed on April 11. SpaceIL, a non-profit organization, attempted to land its spacecraft on top of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in the ancient volcanic field on the

Google's mobile app homepage to now reflect ads
Google’s mobile app homepage to now reflect ads

Accelerating efforts to generate larger revenues, Google has announced it will allow ads to reflect on the homepage of its mobile app from later this year.The ads would be displayed on the “Discover” section of the homepage in a news feed layout and would be algorithmic ally personalized. “Rolling out to all advertisers globally later

Musk shares look of SpaceX's first Internet satellites
Musk shares look of SpaceX’s first Internet satellites

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has shared the first look of the firm’s Starlink Internet satellites packed and ready to be launched into orbit in a few days.Musk shares look of SpaceX’s first Internet satellites Musk posted a photo on Twitter, featuring the first 60 production satellites packed into the fairing of a Falcon 9 rocket

Mark Zuckerberg rejects call to break up Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg rejects call to break up Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has rejected the call for breaking up his company, saying the size of Facebook is actually a benefit to its users and the security of the democratic process. In an interview with French broadcaster France 2, Zuckerberg dismissed the claim made by his long-time friend and Facebook Co-founder Chris Hughes that

Twitter removes 1.6 lakh terror-promoting accounts
Twitter removes 1.6 lakh terror-promoting accounts

Twitter suspended 166,513 accounts for promoting terrorism in the July-December 2018 period, saying there’s a steady decrease in terrorist groups trying to use the platform owing to its “zero-tolerance policy enforcement”. According to Vijaya Gadde, Legal, Policy and Trust and Safety Lead at Twitter, there is a reduction of 19 per cent terror-related tweets from

Instagram updating content-banning policies on app
Instagram updating content-banning policies on app

As part of its efforts to curb the spread of false information, consipiracy theories and hate on its platform, Instagram is implementing a policy change concerning the removal of posts violating content norms based on accumulated negative strikes, as well as content bans. Instagram has said that with its new policy, accounts will be removed

IAF plane overshoots Mumbai airport runway
IAF plane overshoots Mumbai airport runway

An IAF aircraft overshot the runway at Mumbai International Airport late on Tuesday, hitting operations for some time, official sources said here on Wednesday.The incident occurred around 11.39 p.m. when the IAF plane, AN-32, was preparing to takeoff from the main runway at CSMIA. The aircraft was departing for Yelanga Air force base near Bengaluru,

Top 5 Car News Of The Week
Top 5 Car News Of The Week

Hyundai Venue Variant, Powertrain Details Revealed: The Venue will be offered in a total of five variants, with two petrol engines and one diesel. There’s an automatic transmission on offer with one of the petrol engines as well. To find out exactly which powertrain is available with which variant, check out our report here. Alert Me When

Apple, Google remove 3 dating apps targeting kids
Apple, Google remove 3 dating apps targeting kids

Apple and Google have removed three dating apps from their online stores after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleged the apps allowed kids as young as 12 to access them. In a recent letter, the FTC warned Ukraine-based Wildec LLC, which operates the apps Meet24, FastMeet, and Meet4U, that the three dating apps appeared

OnePlus 7 Pro pricing, specifications leaked online
OnePlus 7 Pro pricing, specifications leaked online

With OnePlus gearing up for the official launch of its flagship device OnePlus 7 Pro on May 14, the specifications and pricing of the latest smartphone have been leaked online.The company is expected to unveil three OnePlus 7 Pro variants in India with the base model, featuring 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage, starting

Facebook, Instagram ban 'dangerous' individuals
Facebook, Instagram ban ‘dangerous’ individuals

Facebook and its photo-messaging service Instagram have banned several right-wing extremists it deems “dangerous” including conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and long-time Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone. Facebook and Instagram also banned the “Nation of Islam” leader Louis Farrakhan who has repeatedly made anti-Semitic statements.”We’ve always banned individuals or organisations that promote or engage in violence

OnePlus 7 likely to cost around Rs 40,000: techARC
OnePlus 7 likely to cost around Rs 40,000: techARC

The much-awaited OnePlus 7 may cost Rs 39,500 as with every new flagship launch, OnePlus has consistently increased the price by 12.6 per cent on an average, a study by market research firm techARC claimed on Thursday.The base variant of OnePlus 6 was launched last year at Rs 34,999.The starting price of OnePlus 7 is

Microsoft 365 gets more privacy controls
Microsoft 365 gets more privacy controls

With the aim of helping organisations strengthen their data privacy practices, Microsoft has added new features to “Microsoft 365” that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investigation capabilities. “Microsoft 365″ is an integrated bundle of Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility and Security (EMS) solutions by the

No impact of Fani cyclone in Punjab
EC lifts poll code in Odisha ahead of cyclone Fani

The Election Commission has approved the lifting of model code of conduct in 11 districts in Odisha to facilitate speedy relief and rescue operation in view of cyclonic storm Fani, a poll official said on Wednesday.This will expedite the precautionary measures afoot in Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Gajapati, Ganjam, Khordha, Cuttack and Jajpur,

Airtel launches music streaming app Wynk Tube
Airtel launches music streaming app Wynk Tube

Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Tuesday launched its new music streaming app Wynk Tube targeting smartphone users in non-metros and small towns.Wynk Tube, which is an extension of Airtel’s over the top (OTT) music streaming app Wynk Music, allows users to stream audio and video of popular tracks within the same interface.Airtel said the app