Future

Fridays for Future: How Students From Across India Protested Against Climate Change Today

Today, in an effort to fight against the ‘Global Climate Strike’, students in over 2000 cities around the world organised a campaign. It was one of a kind. The campaign is an attempt to raise voice against global inaction and apathy towards climate change. The Global Climate Strike, which took several Indian cities by a storm today, will continue till September ... Read More »

Nippon Express acquires 22% stake in Biyani’s Future Supply Chain Solutions

The transaction, valued at ₹641 crore, will be used to fund FSC’s growth plans Japan’s Nippon Express has acquired a 22 per cent stake in Kishore Biyani’s Future Supply Chain Solutions Ltd (FSC) for ₹641 crore as the logistics company looks to tap into the rapidly-growing Indian logistics market. As part of the deal, Nippon Express has bought the 14.6 per cent ... Read More »

I Went to the Future, in a Hotel Where My Butler to Bartender – Were Robots

“This is it! This is the answer. It says here that a bolt of lightning is going to strike the clock tower at precisely 10:04 pm, next Saturday night! If we could somehow harness this lightning, channel it into the flux capacitor it just might work. Next Saturday night, we’re sending you back to the future!” In Back to the Future, ... Read More »

General Motors, TCS join hands for future vehicle engineering

NEW DELHI: General Motors (GM) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCSNSE -1.32 %) on Monday announced a new partnership under which the IT major would support the leading automaker in future vehicle engineering across global markets. The new association builds on the 16-year long relationship between the two companies, the companies said in a joint statement. Under the agreement, TCS will acquire certain assets at the GM ... Read More »

Frankfurt Motor Show: Cars that show us how future looks like

One of the world’s most significant international exhibitions in the automobile industry, the Frankfurt Motor Show is an annual event held in Frankfurt, Germany, under the formal name of “Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA)”. For its latest iteration, the IAA has played host to almost all major automobile manufacturers around the world. Since everybody has jumped about the electric vehicle bandwagon, a ... Read More »

How flight ticket pricing could change in the future

Heading off on a business trip used to be simple. Book a ticket, pack your bag and be on your way. In the future? Not so much. Business travellers could have to navigate a variety of fare types and add-ons —in some cases inspired by low-cost airlines and their thirst for what the industry terms “ancillary revenue.” This is revenue ... Read More »

Hope talks with Taliban resume in future: Mike Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (Photo: IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said he hopes the United States and the Taliban can resume talks in the future. Mike Pompeo said in an interview with Fox News that talks are dead “for the time being” after one US soldier was killed in Afghanistan on Thursday. “I hope we ... Read More »

Chandrayaan-2 landing attempt will help India’s future missions: Former NASA astronaut

“India was trying to do something very, very difficult,” said former Nasa astronaut Jerry Linenger about the Chandrayaan-2 soft landing. The lessons learned from India’s “bold attempt” to soft land Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram module on the lunar surface will help the country during its future missions, former NASA astronaut Jerry Linenger said on Saturday. Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) plan to ... Read More »

Embedded SIMs can usher in technologies of the future

New Delhi: When your Apple Watch takes a call without being connected to your iPhone, it uses a tiny SIM embedded inside it. This embedded SIM, or eSIM, in Apple’s case, works as an extension of the SIM you already have inside your iPhone, allowing the watch to stay connected to a cellular network and, hence, the internet—even without the phone. Unlike regular ... Read More »

Siemens: The future is smart

Nestled on the edge of the Western Ghats in the eastern suburb of Kalwa near Mumbai is a sprawling manufacturing campus that belongs to German engineering conglomerate Siemens’ Indian arm, Siemens Ltd. A wide spectrum of industrial products ranging from motors to switchgear is made in this factory, which came up way back in the 1960s. On a wet July ... Read More »