Indian cricketer Virat Kohli along with actors Tamannaah Bhatia and Aju Varghese have been issued notice by the Kerala High Court, on January 27 over a petition seeking ban on online rummy. The petitioner alleged that the brand ambassadors has turned youth into gambling addicts, in-turn claiming many lives. However, the High Court has demanded a response from the state government. Reportedly, a Kerala resident committed suicide two-weeks-ago… read-more
Courtesy: The Tribune
Private aerospace company Axiom Space, on January 26, announced the list of first customers to visit the International Space Station in January 2022. American entrepreneur Larry Connor, Canadian businessman Mark Pathy and Israel's Eytan Stibbe will pay $55 million (over Rs 400 cr) each. The customers will stay at space station for eight days, following the medical tests and 15 weeks training. Reportedly, Connor (70) will be the second-oldest… read-more
An online survey conducted in December 2020 by the Global cyber security firm McAfee, revealed that the 75% respondents subscribed to security solutions in the year 2020. However, out of 1,002 adults over age 18, 20% admitted incapability to counter cyberattacks. Moreover, trading of data like currency would make nearly 90% respondents serious for data-privacy. Besides, 42% Indians felt less secure in online dating as compared to online… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Much-awaited 'FAU-G: Fearless and United Guards' game has been released on Google Play Store on January 26. The nCore Games-developed FAU-G, available for free download, is compatible with handsets with Android 8 and above. Currently, the game allows single-player and co-operative play modes with the opening episode based on the Galwan Valley clash. Touted as India's alternative for the PUBG Mobile, 'Made in India' FAU-G had recently garnered… read-more
Courtesy: Gadgets 360
Liter of Light - a company in the Philippines - has recycled plastic bottles by turning them into lights that do not need electricity. The company had successfully installed about 3,50,000 bottle lights in more than 15 countries. The lights were made out of plastic bottles, water, galvanized steel, and bleach. These easy to maintain bottle lights produce the same light as a 50W incandescent bulb and could be installed anywhere.
The Indian government has issued a notice to permanently ban 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, WeChat and UC Browser. Reportedly, the Centre has taken the decision after the Chinese companies failed to provide convincing explanations before the authorities. India had first imposed the ban in June 2020 citing that the apps were detrimental to "sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order."
DRDO successfully test-fired its surface-to-surface Akash-NG (New Generation) Missile on January 25. Tested at the Odisha coast, the maiden launch of Akash-NG missile achieved accurate strike. Reportedly, the missile is capable of intercepting high manoeuvring aerial threats. The missile is equipped with command and control System, onboard avionics and aerodynamic configuration. Moreover, DRDO will have tableaux of LCA-Tejas and anti-tank… read-more
Courtesy: Deccan Herald
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Goa's National Institute of Oceanography have received the Centre’s go-ahead to determine the origin and formation of 'Ram Setu'. The analysis of the 48-km-long limestone bridge will be administered via archaeological antiquities and radiometric and thermoluminescence dating. Moreover, the researchers will also deploy 'Sindhu Sadhna' vessels to collect sediments from the depth of 35-40… read-more
In an attempt to cure spinal-cord-induced-paralysis, German scientists from Bocham's Ruh University have claimed success in producing new nerve fibres for muscle-brain connection. As per the scientists, they stimulated nerve cells via designer protein "hyper-interleukin-6". Reportedly, the paralyzed-mice injected with the protein were able to walk after two-three weeks as new cells generated to carry information from brain to spine. However,… read-more