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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 »

In new car, Gill eyes top-5 finish

New Delhi: Gaurav Gill is eyeing a top-five finish at the Rally of Turkey that starts next week. Gill, the first Arjuna Award winner from motorsports, returns to the FIA World Rally Championships 2 circuit with a new car, a Ford Fiesta R5, developed by M-Sport. Despite not having had a chance to do any sort of timing in his ... 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 »

Three new car launches in India next week

The month of September will begin with three new car launches in the country. One is for customers who are keen on buying ultra-luxury features, while the other two are for customers looking out to own a safe and feature-loaded premium hatchback or a sedan. Read below to learn more about them – Volvo XC90 Excellence Lounge Console Volvo XC90 is ... Read More »

9 Things To Keep In Mind When Buying A Used Car Online

It’s a highly digitised world where what can be done online is being done online. The added convenience of online shopping extends to buying cars as well, especially used cars. Sure you can configure and pre-order a new car from a manufacturer’s website but when you’re looking to buy a used car, it’s a bit more complicated. While there are ... Read More »

New car launches in India in September

Car manufacturers in the country are gearing up to the festive season. This September, we expect to see a slew of new car launches in the country, which ranges from a budget-friendly hatchback to a luxury sedan. The auto industry is likely to get some relief this festive season against the constant drop in sales in the last few months. ... Read More »

Pullela Gopichand worried about Indian badminton’s future; says ‘we haven’t invested in coaches’

Hyderabad: India might be celebrating a world champion in PV Sindhu right now but national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand feels there are reasons to be worried about the future as the country has not “invested enough in coaches”. Sindhu, who is also an Olympic silver-medallist, became India’s first world champion in the sport with a straight-game triumph over Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara ... Read More »

The robots in our future

One of the central figures in American writer Isaac Asimov’s I, Robot (1950) was a robot called Robbie—a metallic nursemaid with a positronic brain, which imparted to it a consciousness and ability to interact with humans. One of the first robots science writer and journalist David Ewing Duncan introduces the readers to in his newest release, Talking To Robots, is ... Read More »

Spider-Man’s Marvel Cinematic Future in Jeopardy As Disney and Sony Butt Heads Over Producing Deal

Spider-Man is under threat of eviction from the Marvel Cinematic Universe if the two companies controlling the character’s future can’t come to an agreement over producing and revenue sharing. In 2015, Marvel and Sony brokered a deal to share Spider-Man that involved Disney co-financing Spidey movies in exchange for a share of profits and for use of the web-slinger in its sprawling network of interconnected films. That ... Read More »