Mars Orbiter Mission is on stable trajectory: ISRO chief

R. Ramachandran caught up with the ISRO chairman Dr. K. Radhakrishnan ahead of the crucial manoeuvre of Mars Orbit Insertion (MOI) of ISRO’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MO... »
Dr. Flavia Bustreo, Assistant Director General at WHO

‘Additional push will help India reach the Millennium Development Goal 4’

Both child and maternal mortality have reduced by 50 per cent since 1990, and compared with previous decades, the average rate of reduction in child mortality during this decade has more than doub... »
A spokesperson for the social networking site, however, denied the claim.

Is Facebook Messenger application tracking your privacy?

"Messenger appears to have more spyware type code in it intended specifically for enterprise surveillance." »
NoiseTube is developed by researchers at the Free University of Brussels in Belgium. Photo: S Subramanium

App turns smartphones into noise sensors

If high levels of sound disturb your sleep at night, you can now turn your smartphone into a noise sensor for further action as researchers have now developed an app that lets you map noise. »

Round 2 in Android One war: New phones may hit market by December-end

The first set of Android One devices were launched last week, priced Rs. 6,399 onwards by Micromax, Karbonn and Spice. »


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ISRO’s Mars orbiter enters Mars’ Sphere of Influence

Cruising towards its historic rendezvous with the Red Planet, India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) on Monday entered Mars’ gravitational Sphere of Influence ahead of its scheduled Orbit Inse... »


Children march during a rally against climate change in New York on Sunday.

Global marches draw attention to climate change

On Tuesday, more than 120 world leaders will convene for the United Nations Climate Summit aimed at galvanizing political will for a new global climate treaty by the end of 2015. »