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Sonia Gandhi recovers, discharged from Ganga Ram Hospital

Sonia Gandhi recovers, discharged from Ganga Ram Hospital

Congress president Sonia Gandhi was admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on 29 November after being diagnosed with viral fever. Mrs Gandhi, 69, is the widow of former PM Rajiv Gandhi. She will resume her Parliament duty soon. One of the top Indian politicians who are unwell but continue to work, Sonia had had to go to NY in 2011 for treatment - purportedly a surgery that greatly improved her health. Read More

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Private plan to send Moon rover to Apollo 17 site

PT Scientists , based in Germany, said it had not yet confirmed that SpaceX will be the company to launch its lander vehicle on the moon , in a launch effort through space payload broker Spaceflight Industries . The mission will help India to join an exclusive club of nations with proven technology to soft-land on the Moon , thereby opening newer avenues of space exploration for the benefit of all humankind. Read More

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Tesla's Enhanced Autopilot System to launch next month

Tesla's Enhanced Autopilot System to launch next month

Which Features Will Be Updated? . The package includes 8 cameras, 12 second generation ultrasonic sensors, and a forward looking radar. Truly autonomous driving is unlikely to come in one fell swoop. This is to ensure that the features will be well calibrated once updated this December. A version of the "On-ramp to Off-ramp" capability is expected to be available on the first-gen Autopilot vehicles with version 8.1 of the operating system. Read More

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Trump suggests 'consequences' for any flag-burners

Frank pointed out that Scalia, Mr. Trump's favorite justice, agreed in the 1989 court case Texas v. Johnson that flag burning is fundamentally protected by the U.S. Being president doesn't immunize the incumbent from being sued for mouthing off against his opponents. So let's leave the First Amendment alone. He or she burned the flag, leading to the administration's decision to remove it entirely. Read More

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Agency seeks $5M for dam safety following Hurricane Matthew

Agency seeks $5M for dam safety following Hurricane Matthew

Matthew and Hurricane Nicole, formed in October, were the most destructive, and this season was the first in having two destructive hurricanes formed in the same month, since 2011. "You need a lot of things to come together to get a hurricane and. sea surface temperature is just one". Unusually early Alex formed on January 13, spun through the Azores as a Category 1 hurricane and tropical storm, then dissipated on January 15. Read More

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Oil prices fall nearly four per cent

Oil prices fall nearly four per cent

In September the cartel agreed in principle to lower production to 32.5-33.0 million barrels per day (bpd), meaning a cut of between 600,000 and 1.1 million bpd from current levels. "If they are going to cut their production, the Saudis don't want others to replace them", one OPEC official said. The focus includes a diplomatic trip to Tehran and possible talks with Russian Federation in the wake of the Saudis scuttling the Monday meeting with non-OPEC members. Read More

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Microsoft Testing Surface Phone With Two Prototypes, Snapdragon 835 & x86 Support

Microsoft is now working on polishing things for the newest and powerful flagship, the Microsoft Surface Phone . Although Microsoft recently launched a refreshed model of its Surface Book, the company is believed to have deliberately delayed the launch of its next-gen Surface Pro to incorporate the new Intel Kaby Lake processing chipset in its 2-in-1 hybrid. Read More

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Apple joins in on Black Friday 2016 with deals on iPhone 7

Apple usually doesn't offer discounts on its products, so this Black Friday, look for iPhone 7 deals from secondary retailers. The most anticipated one is the deal by T-Mobile. This plan includes Vodafone World Traveller and 500MB EU Data included free of charge. "Under laptop deals you get wide assortment of HP product - HP 15.6" Notebook, AMD A10-9600 QC Processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, Win 10 (15-ba037cl) at range is available at $299 each and HP 17.3" HD+ Notebook, Intel Core i3-5005U ... Read More

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Big box retailers to offer Black Friday 'doorbusters' online for first time

Big box retailers to offer Black Friday 'doorbusters' online for first time

Retailers make their products available with attractive discounts during the occasion, enticing customers to throng shops both online and offline to check out the best deals on varied products. Mr Rogers - previously finance director at Sainsbury's before taking the top spot at Argos - said the group had tested its systems 14 times to ensure they can cope with the expected level of Black Friday trade. Read More

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France's Fabius confused by Trump statements on climate

France's Fabius confused by Trump statements on climate

He conceded that it may be linked in some way to human activity and said he would keep "an open mind" on the Paris accord , an agreement signed by 195 nations - including the United States - aimed at reducing greenhouse gases. Despite indicating a growing openness on man-made climate change being a reality, President-elect Trump had vowed on November 21 to rescind environmental regulations put in place by the Obama administration within his first 100 days in office, according to CNN. Read More

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