LAUNCHES

  • India successfully tests 1,000-kg glide bomb 2 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: India on Friday tested an indigenously developed 1,000-kg glide bomb, with a top official saying the country can now launch heavy bombs for delivery up to 100 km away with high precision. The bomb designed and developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was dropped by an Indian Air...
  • The biggest car launches of 2014 3 days ago

    The year 2014 that began with the biennial automotive show witnessed the launch of a wide range of cars targeted at masses. While Maruti launched its first new sedan car in seven years, Honda introduced its first MPV in 2014. Here is our list of the biggest car launches of...
  • Watch: Live webcast of ISRO GSLV Mark-III launch 3 days ago

    Sriharikota: It is a big day for the Indian space Research Organisation as it takes its next step towards putting a man in space. India's heaviest rocket, the GSLV-3, is expected to blast off at 9:30 am from Sriharikota on Thursday. ...
  • Launch of GSAT-16 deferred for the second time December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The launch of India's latest communication satellite GSAT-16 has been deferred for the second time in a week's time. It was scheduled to be launched early on Saturday from Kourou in French Guiana. In the earlier occasion, ISRO had on Thursday night announced that the satellite's Friday launch was...
  • GSAT-16 rescheduled for launch on Saturday December 5, 2014

    Bengaluru: India's latest communication satellite GSAT-16 will be launched early on Saturday from Kourou in French Guiana after it was deferred due to inclement weather at the launch base, ISRO said on Friday. "Launch is rescheduled on early morning of Dec 06, at 02:09 hrs (IST) from French Guiana," Indian Space...
  • The new Porsche Cayenne launched in India at Rs 1.02 crore onwards December 2, 2014

    Porsche India has launched the updated Cayenne ahead of its scheduled 2015 arrival in showrooms. The 2015 Porsche Cayenne range starts from Rs 1.02 crore and goes all the way up to Rs 1.74 crore, ex-Maharashtra. The new Cayenne has its headlamps and tail lamps designed differently from the outgoing one....
  • Xiaomi's 5.5-inch Redmi Note to be launched in India on November 24; likely to be priced at Rs 9,999 November 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Xiaomi is finally bringing the Redmi Note smartphone to India. The company is all set to launch the 5.5-inch Redmi Note in India on November 24, Monday. The phone was unveiled - alongside the Redmi 1S and Mi 3 - in India back in July. The 5.5-inch Redmi Note...
  • London: Sachin Tendulkar gives insights into his book 'Playing it my way' November 15, 2014

    During the book tour for his autobiography "Playing it my way" in London, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar said that this book has many facets of his life which have never been written or talked about earlier including his "personal life with Anjali." ...
  • Need to thank K.V Anand for adjusting his dates for 'Shamitabh': Dhanush November 10, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Dhanush, who recently completed shooting for R. Balakrishnan-directed 'Shamitabh', Sunday said that he could be part of the project because filmmaker K.V Anand allowed him to take out time to shoot for it while working on his upcoming Tamil film 'Anegan'. "I was working on 'Anegan' when I got...
  • Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II facelift launched in India at Rs 4.5 crore November 7, 2014

    Rolls-Royce has launched the new Ghost Series II in India at Rs 4.5 crore ex-showroom. The refresh done to the new car is subtle as seen when the car was first showcased at the Geneva Auto Show this year. The changes on the outside, which are more 'blink and miss', ...
  • Russia successfully test-fires new intercontinental ballistic nuclear missile Bulava October 30, 2014

    Moscow: The Russian Navy has successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile, proving its reliability after a long and troublesome development. The Defense Ministry said that the Yuri Dolgoruky nuclear submarine test-fired a Bulava missile from an underwater position in the Barents Sea on Thursday. The missile's warheads successfully reached designated...
  • Snapshot: Supermodel Naomi Campbell turns heads in a black sari as she attends a launch event October 25, 2014

    She has worn several outfits, and donned varied looks. But there is no denying the fact that Naomi Campbell turned heads when she turned up in a desi avatar to launch Charlotte Olympia's newest collection of handbags. The gorgeous model, who wore the Indian outfit in 2009 when she sashayed...
  • China's most advanced space launch centre to start work soon October 18, 2014

    Beijing: China has completed construction of its most advanced space launch centre, designed to handle next generation rockets and space station modules, and it will be operational soon. Work at the Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre in Hainan province, which is the fourth but the most advanced rocket launch centre, has...
  • Apple fans rush to collect their iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus October 18, 2014

    The wait has finally ended. The much awaited Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have finally arrived in India. Excited Apple fans thronged retail outlets across the country to get their hands on Apple's latest smartphones. ...
  • Chetan Bhagat takes on the 'English types' as critics outrage over crass 'Deti hai to de varna kat le' line from 'Half Girlfriend' October 9, 2014

    Chetan Bhagat's new book - Half Girlfriend - was launched on October 1, 2014. Within a couple of days, social media was abuzz with a line from the book, poking fun at its 'crassness' and it being in Hindi in an English book. 'Deti hai to de varna kat le' was...
  • PM's ambitious Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana to be unveiled on Saturday October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the ambitious 'Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana' aimed to ensure holistic development of identified gram panchayats on Saturday (October 11), the birth anniversary of socialist stalwart Jay Prakash Narayan. PM had announced the scheme during his address on Independence Day from the ramparts...
  • Indian navigational satellite's launch postponed October 6, 2014

    Chennai: The launch of India's third navigational satellite IRNSS-1C has been postponed by a week, the Indian space agency said on Monday. In a posting on its Facebook page, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said: "Due to an observation in the telemetry system, the launch has been postponed for a...
  • 'Make in India' launch: As it happened September 25, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the 'Make In India' campaign in the national capital on Thursday. The campaign is expected to give a collective thrust to manufacturing in India and will seek greater foreign investment in the country. ...
  • Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan perform at the music launch of 'Happy New Year' September 15, 2014

    King Khan knows how to do things in style. The music launch of his much awaited Diwali release, 'Happy New Year' was a grand event in Mumbai which was telecast live on Youtube and Twitter. Shah Rukh Khan ensured that fans across the world could watch it live...
  • U2 drops new surprise album 'Songs of Innocence' at Apple unveiling September 10, 2014

    Cupertino: Surprise! U2 just put out a new album, and the renowned rock band is giving it away for free to iTunes users. U2 made the unexpected announcement Tuesday at Apple's unveiling event in Cupertino, California. All customers with iTunes accounts could download the 11song "Songs of Innocence" for free Tuesday...
  • Watch: Apple to launch iPhone6, iWatch tonight September 9, 2014

    Apple pulls back the curtain Tuesday on its latest innovations, amid frenzied anticipation over new bigscreen iPhones and possibly an "iWatch" which could shake up the world of wearable computing. ...
  • iPhone 6 or iWatch: What does Apple have in store? September 9, 2014

    Tech giant Apple has announced a big launch for Tuesday. Speculation is rife that it could be the launch of iPhone 6 or even the iWatch? ...
  • Online 'ischooledx' launched to help students in traditional schooling September 6, 2014

    Kochi: Aiming to help students do well in studies and hone their innovative skills, a free online school 'ischooledx' has been launched that will provide a platform for students to overcome shortcomings of their traditional schooling. In today's world of cutthroat competition, sometimes nurturing creative and innovative talent of students...
  • AirAsia launches daily flight to Jaipur, Chandigarh September 5, 2014

    Jaipur: Low cost carrier AirAsia started its services in northern India with the launch of daily direct flights to Jaipur and Chandigarh from Bangalore. AirAsia India CEO, Mittu Chandilya, who was here on the BangaloreJaipur launch flight, said both the cities have great potential to expand and hence the airline has...
  • PM Modi keeps himself informed through multiple sources: Jaitley August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi keeps himself informed through multiple sources, and has fostered a lot of decentralization in the NDA government contrary to wide perception about him centralizing power, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. Releasing books 'Narendra Modi: The Game Changer' and 'Being Modi' here, Jaitley also...
  • Now covere Juhu to Lonavala in 30 minutes by commercial seaplane August 25, 2014

    The JuhuLonavala commercial seaplane service was launched on Monday. The first flight took off from Juhu beach in Mumbai. Now cover the 82km long journey from Mumbai to Lonavala in just 30 minutes. ...
  • JuhuLonavala sea plane service scheduled to be launched today August 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The JuhuLonavala commercial seaplane service is scheduled to be launched on Monday. The state government is looking at it as a step to boost tourism in Maharashtra. The first flight will take off around 11 am from Juhu beach in Mumbai and will land at the Pawana dam near Lonavala. The...
  • Nitish Kumar launches Bihar on Wikipedia campaign August 16, 2014

    JD(U) leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday launched the 'Bihar onWikipedia' campaign to "strengthen Brand Bihar". "We know much about Bihar's golden history, culture, great personalities, traditions and astonishing stories, but the world connected to the Internet doesn't. We are launching the 'Bihar on Wikipedia' campaign for...