Day: May 8, 2021

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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...

Redmi Note 10S Specifications Surface as Its Amazon Landing

Redmi Note 10S will launch in India on May 13 and a landing page for the phone is now live on Amazon. Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 10 series in India in March this year and it includes three phones — Redmi Note 10, Redmi Note 10 Pro, and...

Anupam Kher reacts to rumours of wife Kirron Kher’s demise :

Late on Friday night, veteran actor Anupam Kher took to his social media handles to bust rumours about the demise of his wife Kirron Kher. The actress who is battling cancer was rumoured to have passed away. Anupam Kher on learning about the rumours doing the rounds immediately took...

WhatsApp Celebrates Mother’s Day With Mama Love Sticker Pack:

WhatsApp has introduced a new Mama Love sticker pack for Mother’s Day. The Facebook-owned instant messaging service shared the development on Twitter along with a short clip that shows some of the stickers included in the pack. The Mama Love sticker pack is available on Android and iOS devices...

BREAKING: Radhe – Your Most Wanted Bhai makers voluntarily

The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) had always been seen as a spoilsport. Many viewers have cried foul since years over CBFC’s idea of chopping off ‘objectionable’ scenes and thereby compromising on the freedom of expression of the makers. This perception of CBFC got a boost under the...

US FTC States Repair Restrictions Imposed by Manufacturers

US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has submitted a report examining consumer protection and antitrust issues relating to repair restrictions that manufacturers impose, especially in the mobile phone and car industry. These repair restrictions include using adhesives that make it difficult to replace parts, making diagnostic software unavailable, and limiting...

Gurmeet Choudhary gears up to take care of the future health

In the past few months, Gurmeet Choudhary has been hailed as a hero, a savior, an inspiration and many other such laurels. However, what he really is, is a human being trying to do good for all Indian citizens, in order to fight the mammoth COVID 19 second outbreak...

This Tiny Dinosaur Hunted At Night And Could Hear Better Than

A new study has revealed that a tiny, carnivorous dinosaur, which had an exceptional low-light vision and whose hearing ability was as good as an owl’s, hunted its prey at night. Measuring only 2 feet, the three-toed dinosaur species named Shuvuuia had large eyes and longer cochlea — the...