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Russia postpones trial launch of new rocket

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 15:43

Russia has decided to hold back by two days the trial launch of its latest Angara lightweight rocket, a Russian Aerospace Forces spokesman announced Friday.

`Nirbheek` - Lightweight revolver for women

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 17:56

Over a year after the brutal Delhi gang-rape incident, the Indian Ordnance Factory here has come out with `Nirbheek`, a .32 bore light weight revolver designed especially for women to defend themselves from assault.

Olympic 2012 boxing: Ireland`s Taylor beats Russia`s Ochigava to gold

Last Updated: Friday, August 10, 2012, 03:02

Irish boxer Katie Taylor won Olympic gold Thursday, beating Russia`s Sofia Ochigava 10-8 in a close final in the women`s lightweight category here.

Dinosaurs much lighter than previously thought

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 12:09

Scientists have developed a new technique to accurately measure the weight and size of dinosaurs and discovered they are not as heavy as previously thought.

Britain`s Amir Khan loses titles to Peterson

Last Updated: Sunday, December 11, 2011, 11:31

Britain`s Amir Khan lost his WBA super-lightweight and IBF light-welterweight titles on a split decision to American Lamont Peterson on Saturday.

After 3-year wait, Boeing Dreamliner becomes reality

Last Updated: Monday, September 26, 2011, 08:49

Boeing's long-awaited 787 Dreamliner became a commercial reality on Sunday when the US planemaker signed a final contract to deliver the world's first lightweight composites jetliner to its Japanese customer.

Now, a futuristic fuel efficient lightweight car

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 12:59

MUTE is here. It`s an agile, sporty two-seater, eco-friendly electric vehicle capable of hitting a peak speed of 120 kmph.

Amir Khan knocks out Judah to win IBF crown

Last Updated: Sunday, July 24, 2011, 11:44

Britain`s Amir Khan knocked out Zab Judah in the fifth round to add the IBF junior welterweight title to his WBA super lightweight crown.

Now, lightweight curtains that ‘quench’ noise!

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 04, 2011, 13:01

In a striking acoustic innovation, Swiss researchers have developed lightweight, translucent curtain materials, which are excellent at absorbing sound.

US may outsource lightweight satellite launches to India

Last Updated: Sunday, October 17, 2010, 15:13

As US eying longer distance probes, it wants to outsource the launching of some satellites.

Getting closer toward lightweight batteries

Last Updated: Saturday, April 03, 2010, 20:53

A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is developing a technology that could lead to more powerful, lightweight batteries than existing ones.

Nanotechnology may help turn fabrics, paper into lightweight batteries

Last Updated: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 12:19

An engineer has found a way to manufacture lightweight paper batteries and supercapacitors.