NASA unveils prototype of first aircraft to fly to Mars
The aircraft, Prandtl-m, could ride in a CubeSat aboard the aeroshell / Mars rover piggyback in 2022-2024 and after reaching the Martian atmosphere, it would emerge from the host and begin its mission
Unesco grants world heritage status to Champagne and Burgundy region
The World Heritage Committee has handed world heritage status to the vineyards, hillsides and wine cellars where Champagne and Burgundy are produced and sold
Isro to launch 5 British satellites on 10 July
With the overall lift-off mass of the five satellites amounting to about 1440 kg, this mission becomes the heaviest commercial mission ever undertaken by Isro and its commercial arm, Antrix Corporation
China steps up efforts to tackle stock market crash
The stock market rout in the world's second-largest economy has raised serious concerns for global investors who fear derailment of the country's growth prospects, which are already on a slide
Greece set to lose as Tsipras wins austerity referendum
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has decisively won a vote against austerity, but at a cost, for he has no one to lend on his terms as of now
Single-catalyst water splitter produces clean-burning hydrogen 24/7
Stanford University scientists have invented a low-cost water splitter that uses a single catalyst to produce both hydrogen and oxygen gas 24 hours a day, seven days a week
 
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Interviews
  SRK: The commoner who became king
  Koral Dasgupta, academic, management consultant and content editor, talks to Swetha Amit about the brand called Shahrukh Khan and his strong connect with consumer behaviour
  Traders' hormones 'may destabilise financial markets'
  The hormones testosterone and cortisol may destabilise financial markets by making traders take more risks, according to a study
  Unveiling the mystery behind the mystic jewel
  Dev Prasad, senior IT professional and author of Pitch It talks to Swetha Amit about the mythological legend of the Shyamantaka gem, which was a gift from the Sun God during the reign of Lord Krishna
  Gaming In The Workplace: Mixing Work and Play Can Motivate Employees
  Monica Rozenfeld, associate editor for the publication of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers highlights the importance of gamification at workplace
  Fate accomplished
  Vivek Agnihotri, retired IAS officer is a former secretary-general, Rajya Sabha, Parliament of India, reminisces about a cross-service friendship struck over his years in service
  A reflection on rural India
  Vishwas Patil, author of the acclaimed Marathi novels Panipat, Sambhaji and Mahanayak talks to Swetha Amit about the impact of rehabilitation on rural India
  Decision engineering helps make better choices
  Decision engineering, which also goes by the name decision intelligence, helps design decisions as if they were tangible projects, such as building robots or computer systems, using the same engineering methodologies and techniques, writes Monica Rozenfeld, associate editor for the publication of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  World entering 6th mass extinction
  We are now entering the sixth great mass extinction, warn researchers and call for urgent action to conserve threatened species, populations and habitats, but warn that the window of opportunity is rapidly closing
  From the Big Apple to the humble jackfruit
  James Joseph, founder of Jackfruit365 and former director, executive engagement, Microsoft talks to Swetha Amit about his journey from working in a corporate cubicle to setting up his office space in God's own country
  TVs and second screens a bad combination for advertisers
  Viewers can't remember brand messages when they're also on their phone or tablet
  The secret longing to own a restaurant
  Why would anyone want to enter a business in which many fail, few survive and even fewer thrive, wonders hospitality business consultant and author Ravi Wazir
  After the tsunami: rebirth of an island
  Air Commodore Nitin Sathe, who currently heads a premier services selection board for the IAF talks to Swetha Amit about reviving an island back to life post the Asian Tsunami in 2004
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