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  • NASA Mars Curiosity rover's primary mission begins September 29, 2014

    Washington: NASA's Curiosity rover has just drilled its first hole in the foothills of Mount Sharp, the 5-kilometre-high mountain on Mars that is the primary destination for the six-wheeled machine's mission. The rover's hammering drill chewed about 2.6 inches deep into a basal-layer outcrop on Mount Sharp last week and collected...
  • NASA's Curiosity clicks picture of a 'traffic signal' on Mars September 26, 2014

    New York: Are aliens using traffic signal to cross roads on Red Planet? Fun apart, NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has clicked a picture on the Martian surface that resembles a "traffic signal". The "traffic signal" was spotted by a British UFO enthusiast named Joseph White. Curiosity, while busy scanning the surface, snapped...
  • Mangalyaan clicks and sends the first image of Mars September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: India's Mars Orbiter Mission Mangalyaan has released the first picture of the red planet after successfully entering into the Martian orbit on Wednesday. The official Twitter handle of ISRO's Mars Orbiter uploaded a picture of our neighbouring red planet with the caption, "the view is nice up here," on...
  • 'Namaste', 'Howdy': ISRO's Mangalyaan, NASA's Curiosity Rover greet each other on Mars September 24, 2014

    As India made history with the insertion of Indian Space Research Organisation's Mars Orbiter Mangalyaan into the orbit of the red planet, it was a treat for those on Twitter. Twitteratti saw a fun exchange of tweets between NASA's 2012 Mars mission Curiosity, ISRO's Mars Orbiter and NASA's 2014 Mars...
  • Curious to know if people who liked the 'Twilight' movies will also like 'The Rover': Robert Pattinson August 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Pattinson says that he isn't convinced whether his new movie "The Rover" will receive the same response from the fans like his previous film franchise "Twilight". The 29yearold's new film is dramatically different to the vampire franchise and the star concedes that he doesn't know whether his...
  • NASA to reveal Mars 2020 rover instruments July 31, 2014

    Washington: The US space agency is set to announce on Thursday the instruments that will be carried aboard the agency's Mars 2020 mission rover. The announcement will take place at NASA headquarters in Washington, DC. The new "roving laboratory" is the successor to the widely celebrated Curiosity rover. The "roving laboratory" is powered...
  • NASA rover breaks outofthisworld distance record July 29, 2014

    Washington: The US space agency's Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any manmade vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA said on Monday. Since arriving on the Red Planet in 2004, the solarpowered robot has journeyed across 25 miles (40 kilometers) of Martian terrain. That surpasses the...
  • Pearce and Pattinson form unlikely friendship in Michod's film 'Rover' June 23, 2014

    Reuters: After winning over critics with the complex, dark family drama "Animal Kingdom" for his directorial debut, director David Michod wanted to pare things back to tell a simpler story about survival in his next film. "The Rover," out in U.S. theaters on Friday, follows a lone character, Eric, who has...
  • Robert Pattinson: I don't know how to play a normal guy June 21, 2014

    New York: 'Twilight' star Robert Pattinson does not know how to play a normal guy onscreen. The 28yearold actor thinks he doesn't know how to react normally to things in real life so playing a normal guy is difficult for him, reported Huffington Post. "I want to do stuff that's...
  • Robert Pattinson finds Katy Perry 'so hot' June 16, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Pattinson reportedly called singer Katy Perry "so hot" at the recent afterparty for his new movie "The Rover" here. The "Twilight" star was spotted flirting with Perry at the afterparty before telling his friends that he has a crush on the singer, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "They were heavily flirting....
  • Robert Pattinson: I am so bad at auditioning, that I really had to fight for 'The Rover' May 25, 2014

    London: Hollywood heartthrob Robert Pattinson says he is terrified of auditions as it gives him cold feet. The 27yearold British star said he worried about losing the lead role in his upcoming drama, 'The Rover,' due to the nervousness that troubles him in front of casting directors, reported Contactmusic. "I'm so bad...
  • Jaguar Land Rover launches locally produced Jaguar XJ luxury saloon at Rs 92.1 lakh May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Motorsowned Jaguar Land Rover launched locally manufactured Jaguar XJ 3.0L in the country, with price starting at Rs 92.1 lakh (exshowroom Mumbai). The diesel powered luxury saloon, which is being manufactured at the company' Pune plant, will be available in two variants premium luxury and portfolio. "We are...
  • Advertorial: Get a chance to be the next 'BOND' with Rover deodorants 'Khula Dhakan Nikla Hero' contest May 2, 2014

    Mumbai: VEMB Retail, (a whollyowned subsidiary of VEMB Lifestyle Pvt. Ltd), has hit the Indian market with the foray in the personal care and grooming space with the launch of a new men's deodorant brand ROVER today. ROVER Deodorants will excite consumers and bring them closer to the brand...
  • Advertorial: Renault India drives the change, one 'like' at a time May 1, 2014

    French automobile giant, true to its racing heritage, speeds away to 1 million facebook fans, along with other successes in the digital medium. With the endeavor to keep its customers and fans close to the brand, conversing and engaging with them on a oneonone basis, Renault began the Indian leg of its...
  • Land Rover debuts invisible car technology that makes the bonnet appear transparent April 10, 2014

    Land Rover is experimenting with an invisible car technology that makes your bonnet appear transparent and the front of the car virtually invisible from inside the cabin.The new technology provides full visibility of what is underneath and in front of the car, with total clarity of otherwise hidden obstacles."Cameras located...
  • 2014 Range Rover long wheelbase launched in India at Rs 2.08 crore February 18, 2014

    Land Rover unveiled the world's finest SUV at the 2014 Auto Expo the long wheelbase Range Rover. In this 'Ultimate SUV', Land Rover offers unrivalled levels of comfort and luxury in a market that until now was reserved for long wheelbase luxury saloons. With the 186mm longer wheelbase, Land...
  • China's moon rover Yutu comes 'back to life' February 13, 2014

    China's troubled moon rover Yutu or Jade Rabbit has come back to life from a troubled dormancy although experts are still trying to figure out the cause of its abnormality, officials in China said on Thursday. "Yutu has come back to life," said Pei Zhaoyu, the spokesman for China's Lunar Programme....
  • Auto Expo 2014 Jaguar Land Rover lineup: FTYPE Coupe, Range Rover LWB and Project 7 February 2, 2014

    While we're still reeling from the sheer aural and visual impact of the Jaguar FTYPE drop top, Jaguar plans to send us back into a frenzy of poppinncracking with the new FTYPE coupe. The top of the line FTYPE R will feature a new 550PS V8 which is 55PS more...
  • China's Moon rover 'Yutu' develops snag January 25, 2014

    China's first moon rover 'Yutu' has experienced a "mechanical control abnormity" and scientists are organising an overhaul, authorities said on Saturday. The abnormity occurred due to "the complicated lunar surface environment," the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (SASTIND) said, without giving further details. The abnormity emerged...
  • Mystery white rock inexplicably appears near NASA Mars rover January 22, 2014

    Scientists are stumped as to how a rock mysteriously appeared in images taken two weeks apart by NASA's Mars rover Opportunity. The rover, which landed in an area known as Meridiani Planum a decade ago, is exploring the rim of a crater for signs of past water. Another rover, Curiosity, touched down...
  • Fivestar Manchester City crush Blackburn in FA Cup January 16, 2014

    Manchester: Alvaro Negredo and Edin Dzeko scored twice each as Premier League highfliers Manchester City comprehensively quashed second tier Blackburn Rovers' hopes of causing an FA Cup shock with an emphatic 50 thirdround replay win on Wednesday. After being held to a surprising draw 11 days ago, City proved far too...
  • Manchester City held by Blackburn in 3rd round of FA Cup January 4, 2014

    London: Goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon gifted Blackburn an equalizer as 10man Manchester City were held to a 11 draw in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday. City broke the secondtier side's resistance just before halftime when Alvaro Negredo put last season's runnersup in front. But Blackburn earned a replay by...
  • Blackburn striker Campbell arrested in matchfixing probe December 9, 2013

    London: Former English Premier League striker DJ Campbell has been arrested as part of a matchfixing investigation, his club Blackburn Rovers said on Monday. "Following reports in today's national media, Blackburn Rovers can confirm that striker DJ Campbell has been arrested," the Championship (second division) club said in a statement. "The club...
  • 2014 Range Rover Sport launched in India at Rs 1.09 crore October 20, 2013

    The new 2014 Range Rover Sport has been launched in India. It carries a price tag of Rs 1.09 crore, exMumbai for the 3.0L Diesel SDV6 S and Rs 1.65 crore for the 5.0L V8 SC Petrol Autobiography variant . The Sport is placed between the Range Rover and the Evoque....
  • Range Rover Sport review: It's positioned between Range Rover and Evoque October 1, 2013

    If you thought the Range Rover Sport is a sportier version of the Range Rover, you won't be very wrong, but there is more to this SUV than just a sporty demeanour. It's an SUV positioned between the Range Rover and the Evoque, borrowing some of the best from both. Being...
  • NASA's Mars rover Curiosity spies solar eclipse August 30, 2013

    NASA's Mars rover Curiosity turned its cameras skyward to snap pictures of the planet's moon, Phobos, passing in front of the sun, images released on Thursday show. Curiosity landed on Mars in August 2012 for a two-year mission to determine if the planet most like Earth in the solar system has,...
  • Bangalore: Speeding Land Rover rams into vegetable vendors, 3 dead July 16, 2013

    Bangalore: Three people have been killed and seven have been injured due to reckless driving in Bangalore. This after a person driving a Land Rover rammed into a bunch of vegetable vendors. The driver of the Land Rover is on the run. The injured have been admitted to different hospitals in...
  • Jaguar FType launched in India at Rs 1.37 crore July 8, 2013

    Jaguar Land Rover India has launched the allnew FType at a price of Rs 1.37 crore, exMumbai. The FType is available in two variants, the V6S with the aforementioned price tag and the V8S at Rs 1.61 crore. The 3.0litre V6 engine makes 380PS/460Nm while the 5.0litre V8 puts out...
  • Overdrive: Review of Range Rover Sports July 6, 2013

    On this episode of Overdrive, we review the all new Range Rover Sports to see what the fuss is all about! ...