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Breakthrough detects 15 radio bursts from dwarf galaxy; might be from ‘alien’ spacecraft

BENGALURU: In a five-hour-long observation, an Indian scientist working with the $100m Breakthrough Listen project looking for extraterrestrials has detected 15 radio bursts coming from a dwarf galaxy about 3 million light years away from earth. It is being speculated, among other things, that this is an energy source used by extra-terrestrial civilisations to power spacecraft. Breakthrough Listen, in a ... Read More »

Bird Group interested in AI ground-handling unit

Delhi-based Bird Group has expressed interest in acquiring Air India Air Transport Services Limited (AIATSL), the ground-handling subsidiary of Air India as the Government goes ahead with the disinvestment of the national carrier. The group confirmed that it had expressed its interest to the aviation ministry “in bidding for [the] ground-handling subsidiary of Air India – Air India Air Transport ... Read More »

‘Order on net neutrality in a month’

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is likely to come out with its recommendations on the long-pending controversial issue of net neutrality in a month’s time. “All stakeholders are actively participating in this [net neutrality] debate. “I think TRAI should be able to give appropriate recommendation to the government, which they have asked for,” TRAI Chairman R.S. Sharma said after ... Read More »

Building crumbles in Mumbai; many feared trapped under debris

A three-storey residential building collapsed in Bhendi Bazar area of south Mumbai on Thursday, with the civic officials fearing that many people are trapped under the rubble. “Our disaster management cell received a call at 8.40 a.m. about the collapse. We immediately rushed fire brigade personnel to the site to rescue the trapped people. We fear that several people are ... Read More »

Power Shutdown in Chennai Region – 1st September 2017

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on the following dates in the following areas between 9.00 A.M. to 2.00 P.M. for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 2.00 P.M. if the works are completed. ALWARTHIRUNAGAR AREA: Valasaravakkam, Alwarthirunagar, Virugambakkam, Part of – Arcot road, Mettukuppam. THIRUVANMIYUR AREA : Part of Indira nagar, Periyar nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, East ... Read More »

Power Shutdown in Chennai Region – 30th August 2017

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on the following dates in the following areas between 9.00 A.M. to 2.00 P.M. for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 2.00 P.M. if the works are completed. PAMMAL AREA : Guruswamy nagar, Venkateswara nagar, Shanthi nagar, Chamundeswari nagar, Kasthuri Bai nagar, Balaji nagar, Signal Office road, Venkateswara nagar 3rd ... Read More »