2018 will witness new space missions which reflects the international nature of present-time space exploration..

Guwahati/1st January’2018 (Prag News Desk): 2018 will see a raft of space missions that highlight the international nature of present-day space exploration. Chandrayaan 2 will be the first one which is India’s follow-up to its groundbreaking lunar mission launched in 2008. While its predecessor was an orbiter, Chandrayaan 2 will comprise an orbiter, lander and rover developed by the country’s

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India will launch 31 satellites on January 10.

Guwahati/ 30th December’2017 (Prag News Desk): India to lauch 31 satellites from its spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on January 10 in the next year. The rocket launch will include 6th Cartosat in 2A series spacecraft. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Director Devi Prasad Karnik said that the rocket launch will tentatively scheduled at 9.30 a.m. to carry Cartosat and other satellites, including 28 from the US and five

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Researchers to introduce birth-control method for men…

Guwahati/ 29th December’2017 (Prag News Desk): Researchers from various countries are working together to invent a new birth-control method for men. This collaboration will carried out between researchers from a number of countries in 2018. The clinical trial for the contraceptive gel will start in early 2018, and will include 400 couples spread over six different countries around the world. The

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Samsung launches noise cancellation earphones…

Guwahati/28th December’2017 (Prag News Desk): Samsung launched ‘Level In ANC’ earphone with Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) technology in India. The earphone is available in all retail stores of India and it comes with white and black colour options and its cost is  Rs 3,799. The device refrains external noises with two external microphones, analyses and creates inverted sound waves to

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Star Wars screening in Space.

Guwahati/ 27th December’2017 (Prag News Desk):Star Wars: the Last Jedi continues to enthrall people worldwide and far away from home, NASA astronauts enjoy a special screening at the International Space Station (ISS). Away from the home planet, the NASA astronauts shared a photo on tweeter of the team abroad the space station and enjoying the flick. “Space Station movie night, complete

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Airawat for Airawat- who will win?

Guwahati/ 27th December’2017 (Prag News Desk): In order to control the consistent man-elephant conflict in Assam, the forest department has developed a location-based application called “Airawat”. The Airawat application will enable people to contact their nearest headquarters during an elephant attack. The ground level staff of Airawat will be comprised of residents of a community, railway stations, electricity department, circle

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WhatsApp to end its services for some mobile devices…

Guwahati/27th December’2017 (Prag News Desk): WhatsApp to close instant messaging service support for some Windows Phone and Blackberry devices. The Facebook-owned social app will stop its function on Blackberry OS, Blackberry 10 and Windows Phone 8.0 from January 1, 2018. WhatsApp has clearly stated in a blog post that it cannot support the platforms adding that some features may stop functioning

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Anang Tadar wins the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE award 2017

Guwahati/ 24th December’2017 (Prag News Desk): Anang Tadar from Arunachal Pradesh is conferred with the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE award 2017. This is a recognition of his invention, “Google for Blind”. The G4B is a gadget is build to enable visually impaired people to locate objects near them, with the help of “echolocation”- the same high frequency system that

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Russian hackers targeted more than 200 journalists across the globe…

Guwahati/22nd December’2017 (Prag News Desk): The Russian hackers are targeting journalists and murders of 38 journalists are counted since 1992. Pavel Lobkov, Russian television anchor was in the studio getting ready for his show when jarring news flashed across his phone: Some of his most intimate messages had just been published to the web. Few days later, the veteran journalist

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A study says there might be mini earth-like planets in our neighbour solar system…

Guwahati/ 21st December’2017 (Prag News Desk): According to a new study, the closest star system to our planet, Alpha Centauri is apparently assumed that it can be a home to small, rocky Earth-like worlds. Yale University’s astronomers in the US have taken a fresh look at Alpha Centauri star system and found new ways to limit the search for habitable

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