Huge opportunity for business in India’s fintech space, says UKIBC

The UK India Business Council sees opportunities for trade, investment, and collaboration with India across financial technology (fintech), food and beverage, electric vehicle (EV), and other sectors. A report published by the industry lobby group, in partnership with UK’s international trade department titled Opportunities for UK Regions in India: … Read more

No space for hate, separatism in India’s culture: Jharkhand CM Soren

Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday said honest efforts were on to build a strong Jharkhand to fulfill the aspirations of the people for which a separate state was created. Hoisting the national flag at Ranchi’s Morabadi Ground, Soren said there is no space for hatred and separatism in India’s culture and … Read more

odop: Aiming to be $1-trillion economy, UP asks 10 Indian embassies for space to promote ODOP

The UP government is expediting efforts to boost international reach of its flagship One District One Product (ODOP) scheme that has come to occupy a lion’s share in the state’s exports as it also eyes a larger target of reaching $1 trillion economy size over the next five years. The scheme promotes traditional industries in … Read more

6 reasons to watch the digital mortgage space

A home buying frenzy has many lenders considering new technology as a means to address the needs and preferences of future clients.  Mortgage lender Lower has introduced a cash-offer option for home buyers in need of financing, while First American Data & Analytics has released a new risk management tool.  Read more about these and other … Read more

Indian Navy inks pact with ISRO’s Space Applications Centre on data sharing

The Indian Navy on Friday inked a pact with ISRO’s Space Applications Centre (SAC) in Ahmedabad on data sharing and cooperation on satellite-based naval applications. Navy officials said both the organisations will have a common platform of mutual cooperation, wherein the scientific advancements by the SAC would be synergised into the Indian … Read more

Reforms in drone, space and geospatial sectors opening up new avenues: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday that reforms in drones, space and geospatial sectors are opening up new avenues. “Removal of angel tax, removal of retrospective tax, and reduction of corporate tax – are encouraging investments and industry. The reforms in drones, space and geospatial sectors are opening up new avenues”, he … Read more

Moonshot: can Eutelsat compete in a space race with Bezos and Musk?

French satellite operator Eutelsat and money-losing UK start-up OneWeb are going for the moonshot: a merger that stakes their future on being able to compete with Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. The deal, which was announced on Tuesday, involves an incumbent trying to stave off obsolescence by teaming up with a scrappy tech disrupter — … Read more

James Webb Space Telescope can help astronomers in search for alien life

The ingredients for life are spread throughout the universe. While Earth is the only known place in the universe with life, detecting life beyond Earth is a major goal of modern astronomy and planetary science. We are two scientists who study exoplanets and astrobiology. Thanks in large part to next-generation telescopes like … Read more

NASA’s Webb Space Telescope reveals stunning first full-color image (NYSE:NOC)

LaserLens NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, built by a partnership led by Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC), delivered its first image on Monday of the deepest infrared image of the universe ever seen. The image shows the galaxy cluster SMACS 0723 as it appeared 4.6B years ago. The full series of Webb’s first full-color images and data … Read more