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Airtel launches 4G in J&K, completes national rollout

Jammu: Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecommunications services provider, today announced the launch of its 4G services in Jammu & Kashmir, completing a national rollout. With the latest launch, Airtel 4G service is now available in all 22 telecom circles of the country.Raveendra Desai, COO – J&K, Bharti Airtel said, “We are pleased to launch our

Rahman completes composing nine songs for nephew’s film

Chennai: A.R. Rahman, who is busy with Tamil film projects such as Rajinikanth’s “2.o” and Mani Ratnam’s “Kaatru Veliyidai”, has completed composing nine songs for an upcoming yet-untitled project featuring his nephew G.V. Prakash Kumar. “Since it’s a music-based film, Rahman was required to compose all the songs even before the shooting commenced. He has

Virgin Galactic spaceship completes first test flight

San Francisco: Virgin Galactic has announced that it has successfully test-flown its new spaceship, two years after a pilot was killed in one of its flight tests. The flight, which took off from and landed back at an air and space port in California on Friday, lasted nearly four hours over the Mojave desert while

Jayalalithaa completes 100 days in office

Chennai: People in Tamil Nadu woke up to full-page advertisements in newspapers about the achievements of Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK government during its first 100 days of rule. Writing off the outstanding crop loans given by cooperative banks to over 16.94 lakh farmers; free power to households (first 100 units), to handloom weavers (200 units),

Facebook’s solar-powered plane completes first full-scale test flight

New York: After revealing that it wants to use unmanned drone airships to beam the internet down to the estimated four billion people worldwide without it two years ago, social media giant Facebook on Thursday announced the first full-scale test flight of its solar-powered craft Aquila. “After two years of engineering, I’m proud to announce

Punjab Mail completes 104 years of operation

Mumbai: The ‘prestigious’ Punjab Mail which ferries rail passengers from the city to Firozpur in Punjab has become the first Indian train to complete 104 years of operation. The Punjab Limited, as it was known during the pre-Independence days, was started in 1912, a Central Railway statement said today. However, as per the statement, the