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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...

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...

‘Better than Cash Alliance’ to help world’s poor

A SHIFT to digital payments can improve the global effort to fight poverty and improve conditions for those trapped in a cycle dependent on...

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...

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...

Monsoon Project: India and UK scientists collaborate

BRITISH and Indian scientists have collaborated as part of an ambitious £8 million joint project to gain a greater understanding of the southern Asian...

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...

Google adds fact-checking to news articles

Google is adding "fact check" tags to its news articles, introducing the feature amid a US presidential race roiled by heated disputes over the...

iPad challenge looms large at Asia IT show

TABLETS that match the iPad but at a cheaper price. Slimmer, more powerful notebooks. At Computex, Asia’s top IT fair, manufacturers are showing how...

Snapchat ‘Yellow Face’ lens slapped as offensive

  Snapchat was forced to remove a photo lens after drawing severe online flak that dubbed the vanishing message app an offensive stereotype of Asians...