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EU approves tougher copyright rules in blow to Google, Facebook

Google will have to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook filter out protected content under new copyright rules aimed at ensuring fair compensation...

Photos of Jupiter’s poles released by NASA

NASA published on Friday (Sept 3) the first-ever images of Jupiter's north pole and its southern aurora, taken during the Juno spacecraft's first orbital...

Historic moment, says PM on launch of South Asian Satellite

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday described the launch of the South Asian Satellite by India as a "historic moment" and said it opens...

British teen corrects NASA data error’

A 17-year-old schoolboy in the UK has pointed out an error in the data recorded by NASA on the International Space Station (ISS), earning...

ISRO to launch advanced weather satellite INSAT-3DR

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all set to launch the GSLV-F05 carrying advanced weather satellite INSAT-3DR from  the spaceport of Sriharikota, about 110...

Lost’ Chandrayaan-1 found orbiting Moon: Nasa

India's first lunar probe - the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft - which was considered lost, is still orbiting the Moon, Nasa scientists have found by using...

US astronauts prepare spacewalk to install new docking port

 To deal with expected increase in private spaceship traffic at the International Space Station in the coming years, two US astronauts are set to...

Fearing tighter US visa regime, Indian IT firms rush to hire and acquire

Anticipating a more protectionist US technology visa programme under a Donald Trump administration, India's $150 billion IT services sector will speed up acquisitions in...

No sexy girls please, China tells online game fair

HEMLINES are a little longer at this year’s annual online gaming fair in Shanghai, as companies take to heart a government directive against “vulgarity”,...

India’s solar farm is now the largest in the world

India has overtaken California and now has the largest solar farm in one location in the world. It was built in a record eight...