UFO Sightings Discussed in First US Congressional Hearing in 50 Years

Unidentified flying objects or UFOs have always been a subject of mystery and intrigue for the scientific community. Yet, studying these objects has often been dismissed as a non-serious discipline or pseudoscience. However, things changed this week. For the first time in 50 years, the US Congress held an open hearing on unidentified aerial phenomena […]

Motorola Phones Make Comeback in South Korea After 9 Years

Motorola’s mobile phones have returned to Korea after nine years. LG Hellovision said on May 16 that it will offer pre-order sales of two Motorola 5G smartphone models on Hello Mobile official mall today. The official release date is the end of this month. The new models are Motorola Edge 20 Lite 5G, priced at KRW […]

Nigeria’s Regulator Sets New Crypto Rules, A Reversal From Last Year’s Ban

Nigeria’s markets regulator publishes rules on crypto assets Nigeria’s markets regulator has published a set of regulations for digital assets, signalling Africa’s most populous country is trying to find a middle ground between an outright ban on crypto assets and their unregulated use. Nigeria’s central bank last year banned banks and financial institutions from dealing […]

Retail Inflation Surges To 7.79% In April, Highest In 8 Years

In March, the retail inflation stood at 6.95 per cent. New Delhi: India’s retail inflation surged to 7.79 per cent in April, largely driven by rising fuel and food prices, government data showed on Thursday. The consumer price-based inflation figure stayed well above Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) upper tolerance limit for the fourth consecutive […]

50-50 Chance of Temperature Exceeding 1.5 Degrees Celsius in 5 Years: WMO

The United Nations (UN) has warned that global temperatures might momentarily break the 1.5 degrees Celsius threshold over pre-industrial levels within the next five years. The report few years after the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, where participant countries agreed to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius over levels measured between 1850 and […]

iPod Touch Officially Discontinued, Ending iPod Line After 20 Years

Apple has officially announced the discontinuation of the last iPod Touch model, effectively ending its iconic iPod product line, which began with the launch of the original iPod in October 2001. While Apple did not create the market for portable music players, it captured the imagination of the world at the time, with its unique […]

India Will Need Around 1 Lakh Drone Pilots in Coming Years: Aviation Minister

The central government’s 12 ministries are currently trying to boost the indigenous demand for drone services and India will need approximately one lakh drone pilots in the coming years, Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Tuesday. “We are taking the drone sector forward on three wheels. The first wheel is of policy. You have seen […]

NASA Starts Investigating Lunar Surface Samples Brought Home 50 Years Ago

Fifty years after NASA received samples of the lunar surface, scientists have begun studying it to prepare for the forthcoming Artemis missions to the Moon’s South Pole. The samples were brought back to Earth by Apollo 17 astronauts in December 1972. Since then, the samples had been kept in a freezer. However, the process of […]

RBI’s First Rate Hike In 4 years, What Becomes Costly?

RBI’s off-cycle announcement is likely to make banks increase interest rates on loans The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday announced a hike in the repo rate by 40 basis points, a first in almost four years.  The central bank’s surprise move comes as a measure to control the persistent high inflationary pressure. The RBI […]

RBI Hikes Key Lending Rate To 4.40%, First Time In 4 Years Over Rising Inflation: 10 Points

RBI has hiked repo rate by 40 basis points to 4.40 per cent Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday raised key lending rate by 40 basis points to 4.40 per cent with immediate effect. The central bank also hiked the cash reserve ratio by 50 basis points. The decision was taken by the monetary […]

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