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EgyptAir plane hijacked, made to land in Cyprus

EgyptAir plane hijacked, made to land in Cyprus
Mar 29

Around 12 PM on Tuesday, EgyptAir confirmed that one of it’s domestic flight from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and landed in Cyprus. The hijacking occurred in Cyprus’ flight information region and the airliner was diverted to Larnaca. The Plane’s pilot, Omar al-Gammal, informed authorities that he was threatened by a passenger wearing a suicide […]

ISRO set to create history by launching 22 satellites in single mission

Mar 29

The Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) is all set to blast off PSLV C34 rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Center at Sriharikota in May this year, simultaneously gearing for scripting new records in its historical timeline by launching a record number of 22 satellites in the single mission. Apart from the Indian remote sensing satellite, […]

Samsung unveils Galaxy J5, J7 2016 editions. Know the specifications here

Mar 29

South Korean smartphone giant Samsung has made the Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 2016 editions official. The two smartphones are listed on the company’s China website revealing the specifications without any prices. Springing right onto the specifications- # The Galaxy J7 (2016) as per the listings features a 5.5-inch FullHD (1080×1920 pixels) resolutions. Super AMOLED […]

This restaurant in Kochi installed a 24×7 public fridge to feed the needy

Public refrigerator in Kochi
Mar 29

A restaurant owner in Kerala’s Kochi has come up with a brilliant idea to help the poor by installing a public refrigerator where people can leave food for the homeless and help them satiate their hunger pangs. Minu Pauline, a former Citi banker turned restaurateur is the brain behind the initiative which was launched on […]

India to switch to a single emergency number – 112

India to switch to a single emergency number - 112
Mar 28

In 2013, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had invited comments from the general public and proposed the implementation of a single emergency number across the nation. After months of deliberation, Telecom Commission accepted TRAI’s recommendation today. Moving forward, the number 112 can be used for any emergency pan-India. Existing emergency numbers like 100 for […]