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14 January, 2019 8:30 AM SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft to reach Earth on Monday

This will be the first night--time splashdown and recovery for the Dragon with plenty of moonlight to track its entry. Washington: After spending over a month in the orbit, SpaceX`s Dragon spacecraft left the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday and is expected to land on Earth on Monday night, NASA said. "The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft was released 165

8 January, 2019 12:13 PM Sprint Partners With Samsung to Debut 5G Smartphones in the US This Summer

US wireless carrier Sprint Corp said on Monday it plans to release 5G smartphones with Samsung Electronics Co in the United States during the summer. Last month, rival Verizon Communications disclosed similar plans for the first half of 2019. 5G can offer data speeds up to 50 or 100 times faster than current 4G networks. As part of the rollout, Sprint 180

27 December, 2018 1:44 AM Indian-American Rajesh Subramaniam named FedEx president

Subramaniam, an IIT-Bombay graduate from Thiruvananthapuram, has been with FedEx for more than 27 years.  Houston: Indian-American Rajesh Subramaniam has been named as the president and chief executive officer of US multinational courier delivery giant FedEx Express. Subramaniam, currently the executive vice president, chief marketing and communications 139

16 December, 2018 6:06 AM Nationwide campaign to raise awareness on Hinduism launched in the US

Titled "I am Hindu American", the campaign was launched by the US-based Hindu American Foundation (HAF) and includes a social-media campaign. Houston: A nationwide campaign has been launched in the US to raise awareness on the Hinduism and bring down the cases of bullying against the people following the religion. Titled "I am Hindu American", the campaign 287

3 December, 2018 6:47 AM Washington to pay respects, bid farewell to George HW Bush

George HW Bush is set to embark on his final tour of Washington as a nation prepares to bid farewell to its 41st president. His remains will arrive in Washington on Monday, and he will lie in state at the Capitol through on Wednesday. An invitation-only funeral service is set for Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral, to be attended by President 79

2 December, 2018 10:53 AM Donald Trump Says He Has "A Very Special Relationship" With Xi Jinping

"The relationship that I have with President Xi, I think that's going to be a very primary reason we'll probably ending up getting something good for China," Donald Trump said. U.S. President Donald Trump said he had an "incredible relationship" with Chinese President Xi Jinping before the start of a meeting between the two leaders on Saturday 150

30 November, 2018 5:50 AM Vedanta seeks US oil services consortium for new India blocks

India's Vedanta Resources wants US oilfield services companies to set up consortia to help develop the 41 blocks in India acquired this year by its Cairn Oil & Gas unit, the company's Chairman said on November 29. Vedanta Chairman Anil Agarwal and Cairn Chief Executive Sudhir Mathur met with executives from 70 services companies this week in Houston 91

4 October, 2018 5:38 AM Not Here: US City Blocks Plan For 'Robot Brothels

The US city of Houston on Wednesday blocked a Canadian businessman's plans to open what local media dubbed a robot brothel, after an outcry from residents. The KinkySdollS shop in Toronto was set to expand to the Texas city with dolls that the company says have interactive artificial intelligence and robotic technologies. Customers would have been able to "rent 122

21 September, 2018 1:17 PM Ivanka Trump's Dream Job Actually Not That Different From You And Me

Ivanka Trump was touring the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston today, where she had a telephonic conversation with the crew onboard the International Space Station. Adviser to President of The United States on job creation, economic development and entrepreneurship -- this is what it says on Ivanka Trump's Facebook page. While the credentials to her name seem like a "dream" 107

31 August, 2018 1:31 PM NASA Says ISS Cabin Pressure Holding Steady After Leak Repaired

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are safe after having traced the source of a leak that resulted in loss of cabin pressure, and fixed it, NASA revealed on Thursday. Three spaceships are docked at the ISS including the Progress 70 resupply ship and the Soyuz MS-08 and MS-09 crew ships. On Wednesday night, flight controllers detected 100