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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 »

No first use nuclear policy may change in future, says Rajnath Singh on India’s defence strategy

nion Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that India may see a major shift in its policy of using nuclear weapons. Rajnath has said India currently has a “no first use policy” on nuclear weapons but it may change in the future. Speaking at an event in Pokhran on Friday, Rajnath Singh said, “Till today, our nuclear policy is ... Read More »

View: Future of democracy is literally in India’s hands

. “On or about December 1910, human character changed,” the English novelist Virginia Woolf once wrote. It’s no exaggeration to say that human character in India changed equally dramatically between 2014 and 2019 as the number of active smartphones in the country quadrupled from 100 million to 400 million. Woolf, like many of her contemporaries in the early 20th century, was interested ... Read More »

Vazirani Shul: India’s first hypercar unveiled

India is a global manufacturing hub for automobiles. However, performance-oriented cars have seldom come out from Indian manufacturers. A couple of years ago, DC Design launched the Avanti – India’s first sportscar. Now, Vazirani, an Indian manufacturer, wants to go one step further. Why, the automaker just unveiled India’s first hypercar – the Shul. The Vazirani Shul is still in concept ... Read More »

Bajaj Pulsar, Dominar, Platina, Avenger get India’s first ‘hat-trick’ deal: Details

Bajaj Auto Ltd has announced a ‘Hat-trick offer’, which is basically a package of three sub-offers for Bajaj motorcycles purchased in the month of July 2018. The highlight of this offer is the new five-year warranty that’s being offered across all Bajaj bikes including the Bajaj Pulsar range, the Avenger range, and the Dominar. The five-year warranty on the Bajaj ... Read More »

India’s first lowrider new Maruti Suzuki Swift – looks NEAT!

The new Maruti Suzuki Swift has been busy setting sales charts on fire. The new Swift really has a lot to offer – it’s attractively priced, offers very frugal and sufficiently powerful engines, a modern design, a comfortable cabin, and is pretty fun to drive. We’ve already seen many new Swift-based mod jobs from abroad. Finally, there’s an Indian mod-job ... Read More »

400 Deaths A Day On India’s Roads. So Just How Safe Is Your Car?

The non-profit Global NCAP has over the years given zero star rating to many small vehicles sold in India In India, more than 150,000 people are killed each year in traffic accidents. That’s about 400 fatalities a day and far higher than developed auto markets like the U.S., which in 2016 logged about 40,000. Now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government ... Read More »

India’s First The ‘Tech And Auto Show’ Starts From 3 June on CNN-News18

India’s seen plenty of tech shows and automobile shows on Indian Television over the past couple of decades, but there was never a comprehensive one show offering that covered both these industries. CNN-News18 which is India’s leading news channel is all set to start India’s first and one of a kind show the ‘Tech And Auto Show’ for Indian audiences. ... Read More »

India’s Smartphone User Base Tops 300 Million in Q4 2016: Counterpoint

The smartphone user base in India – with Chinese brands dominating the market – crossed 300 million as shipments grew 18 percent annually in 2016 compared to the global smartphone market which grew only three percent, a new report said on Tuesday. In the fourth quarter of 2016, Chinese brands such as Vivo, Oppo, Lenovo and Xiaomi contributed 46 percent ... Read More »

China Nibbles at Samsung’s Share to Take 50 Percent of India’s Smartphone Market: Counterpoint

Chinese brands took their largest ever slice of the $10-billion Indian smartphone market in late 2016, accounting for more than one in every two phones sold – a growing market share that ate into sales from top-selling Samsung Electronics. Samsung, the single most popular smartphone brand in India, commanded a roughly 30 percent market share just over a year ago. ... Read More »