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Russian firm plans ?space taxi? for moon trips

by Paul Joseph May 27, 2016 Featured

Energia company claims the proposed spacecraft, called Ryvok (Charge), could slash the cost of a lunar trip by docking at the International Space Station, midway between Earth and Moon

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Downed World War II aircraft missing for 72 years located in Pacific Islands

by Paul Joseph May 26, 2016 Featured

An American TBM-1C Avenger aircraft, missing since July 1944 was recently located in the waters surrounding the Pacific Island nation of Palau using a collaborative effort combining the most advanced …

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London?s Heathrow Airport pledges economic growth in expansion manifesto

by Paul Joseph May 25, 2016 Featured

Heathrow chairman Lord Paul Deighton yesterday pledged to secure the economic future of families across all of UK if the airport was allowed to expand. Pointing out the importance of a decis…

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Now, Scoot between Chennai, Amritsar and Singapore

by Paul Joseph May 25, 2016 Featured

Scoot, the long-haul budget arm of Singapore Airlines, on Tuesday launched its operations in India with services to Chennai and Amritsar from Singapore.The airline will operate a daily direct servi…

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Tencent in talks to buy majority stake in Supercell: WSJ

by Paul Joseph May 24, 2016 Featured

The owner of the popular WeChat messaging platform, Tencent, is in early talks to buy a majority stake in Supercell – the mobile gaming company based in Finland from current majority shareholder So…

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India successfully test-fires n-capable Prithvi-II missile

by Paul Joseph May 19, 2016 Featured

India on Wednesday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha. The tri…

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FAA looking for the best way to ground rogue drones

by Paul Joseph May 19, 2016 Featured

The Federal Aviation Authority is looking for the best way to ground rogue drones. Earlier this year, the FAA introduced new registration rules for quadcopters, signing up nearly 200,000, but that …

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US grain handler Andersons rejects HC2’s $1.04-bn unsolicited takeover bid

by Paul Joseph May 19, 2016 Featured

US grain handler Andersons Inc yesterday rejected a $1.04-billion unsolicited takeover bid from HC2 Holdings Inc saying that the offer was too low and  an attempt to capitalise on a sharp down…

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SpiceJet launches 3-day sale of tickets at Rs511

by Paul Joseph May 18, 2016 Featured

India’s second-largest low-cost airline SpiceJet announced a three-day sale on Tuesday to mark its eleventh anniversary. The sale offers domestic air tickets at a base fares starting Rs511. Fares o…

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HC2 Holdings tables unsolicited $1.04-bn cash bid for US grain handler Andersons

by Paul Joseph May 18, 2016 Featured

HC2 Holdings Inc, the investment company run by former hedge fund manager Philip Falcone, yesterday tabled a unsolicited $1.04 billion cash bid to buy US grain handler Andersons Inc. In a le…

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