• NASA Mars Rover Perseverance Captures Audio, Video of
    NASA’s Perseverance rover has for the first time captured the low-pitched whirring of the Ingenuity helicopter’s blades as it flies through the rarefied Martian atmosphere. The space agency on Friday released new footage shot by the six-wheeled robot of its rotorcraft companion making its fourth flight on April 30 — this time accompanied by an […]
  • Chinese Rocket Debris Set to Plunge Back Into Earth by Early
    Remnants of China’s largest rocket launched last week are expected to plunge back through the atmosphere late Saturday or early Sunday, a US federally funded space-focused research and development centre said. China’s foreign ministry said on Friday that most debris from the rocket will be burned up on re-entry and is highly unlikely to cause any […]
  • Amazon Prime Day Sale Paused in India Due to Surging COVID-19
    Amazon Prime Day sale has been paused in India, a company spokesperson confirmed to Gadgets 360 on Friday, as the country battles a severe second wave of coronavirus infections that has left thousands dead. In the past week, India has reported 1.5 million new infections and record daily death tolls as its hospitals run out […]
  • BMW Confirms Its 2021 Targets Despite Worsening Chip Shortages
    BMW remains on course to meet its profit targets for 2021 despite rising raw material costs, though the global chip shortage will worsen and may hit production in the second quarter, the German carmaker said on Friday. Most of the auto industry has been hit by a global semiconductor chip shortage, forcing many assembly plants […]
  • Chip Shortage: Auto Sector Urges US Congress to Help Fund
    The US auto industry and United Auto Workers union on Friday urged Congress to tie billions of dollars in government funding to boost semiconductor production to help fill the needs of automakers forced to slash production because of chip shortages. Congress “should prioritise production of the semiconductors necessary to assemble vehicles here in the United States. […]
  • CoWIN Gets 4-Digit Security Code to Minimise Errors for
    In view of complaints by several users that they received notification of vaccination dose administered to them irrespective of missing their appointments made on CoWIN, the Union Health Ministry has introduced a new 4-digit security code feature in the CoWIN portal. The ”4 digit security code” to minimise errors for online bookings/appointments operational from May […]
  • US Senator Found Driving While Pretending to Work From Home
    An Ohio state senator used a virtual background of his home office in an apparent attempt to conceal the fact that he was, in fact, driving while attending a Zoom meeting. The reason Republican Senator Andrew Brenner drew criticism from various quarters was the fact that the Ohio State Assembly had introduced a bill to […]
  • Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Could Sri Lanka potentially host
    News The island has four floodlit venues that may suit the IPL, in Khettarama, Pallekele, Sooriyawewa and Dambulla Sri Lanka is among the nations vying to host the remainder of the 2021 IPL season – a move that would substantially benefit the finances of Sri Lanka Cricket, should the BCCI agree. SLC has repeatedly attempted […]