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Amid China's assertiveness, India-Japan-US trilateral stresses on 'respect for international law'

Amid China's assertiveness, India-Japan-US trilateral stresses on 'respect for international law'

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in New York early on Monday to attend the 72nd annual session of the UN General Assembly.

Sep 18, 2017, 21:47 PM IST
Britain plans to send warship to South China Sea in move likely to irk Beijing

Britain plans to send warship to South China Sea in move likely to irk Beijing

 Britain`s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson did not specify where exactly the vessels would be sent once operational in 2020, though the presence of such firepower will likely heighten tensions in the region.

 

Jul 28, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
New Zealand's research buoy to study how ships can navigate gigantic waves 'liquid Himalayas'

New Zealand's research buoy to study how ships can navigate gigantic waves 'liquid Himalayas'

The moored wave buoy was launched about 10 km south of the remote Campbell Island, the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) said on Thursday.

Feb 09, 2017, 10:57 AM IST

DNA: ISRO successfully launches its fifth navigation satellite in space

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday successfully put its fifth satellite of India Regional Navigation Satellite System – IRNSS-1E -- into the orbit.

Jan 20, 2016, 23:33 PM IST

Young Alzheimer's risk carriers show altered brain function

 Young adults with genetically-increased Alzheimer's risk have altered activation patterns in a brain region that is crucial for spatial navigation, a study has found.

Oct 25, 2015, 14:10 PM IST

Nokia could decide to keep navigation unit: Chairman

Telecom network equipment maker Nokia could decide not to sell its navigation business HERE when it has completed a review of the unit, its chairman said.

May 05, 2015, 23:07 PM IST

YouTube adds 15 more languages for navigation of site

Video-sharing website YouTube has added 15 more languages for navigation of its website.

Apr 14, 2015, 16:43 PM IST

Now, a device to steer you through unfamiliar places

People charting unfamiliar territory needn't fear about getting lost any more, with German scientists coming up with the first human satellite navigation system that guides walkers with the help of signals sent to electrodes strapped to their legs.

Apr 13, 2015, 19:09 PM IST

Google Glass-like motorcycle helmet to hit stands soon

Real motorcycle riding may soon become a 3D videogame-like experience with an augmented reality motorcycle helmet.

Mar 02, 2015, 00:29 AM IST
Sea turtles use Earth's magnetic field to find home

Sea turtles use Earth's magnetic field to find home

Adult sea turtles find their way back to the beaches where they hatched by seeking out unique magnetic signatures along the coast, scientists have found.

Jan 17, 2015, 14:16 PM IST
Antarctic seals may use Earth's magnetic field to navigate

Antarctic seals may use Earth's magnetic field to navigate

Antarctic seals may use the Earth's magnetic field as a natural GPS while hunting, a new study has found.

Dec 29, 2014, 18:48 PM IST

Google Maps update adds third party transit service, offline viewing feature

Google maps` update adds tweaks to navigation, offline maps, and the option to grab an Uber cab.

May 07, 2014, 13:29 PM IST

Pigeons use mental map to navigate

Homing pigeons fly off from an unknown place in unfamiliar territory and still manage to find their way home using a mental map, a new study has revealed.

Jul 26, 2013, 10:59 AM IST

Bats` and rats` brains work differently on the move

Scientists have found significant differences between the rhythms in a part of the brain used in navigation in rats and bats.

Apr 20, 2013, 21:46 PM IST

Monarch butterflies use landmarks to reach wintering sites

Monarch butterflies fly without a map, and use basic orientation and landmarks to find their way to their wintering sites, thousands of miles away.

Apr 09, 2013, 14:41 PM IST

Ants can use vibrational and magnetic landmarks for navigation

Scientists have found that ants are equipped with a number of sophisticated navigation tools.

Mar 08, 2012, 16:35 PM IST

Your GPS may not always be right

Too many travellers are letting technology lull them into a false sense of security.

May 15, 2011, 00:19 AM IST

Your GPS may not always be right

Too many travellers are letting technology lull them into a false sense of security.

May 15, 2011, 00:19 AM IST

India to launch satellite navigation system

GAGAN will place India in a select group of nations which possess such technology.

Aug 09, 2010, 21:46 PM IST

Butterfly antennas key to navigating in migration

Millions of Monarch butterflies migrate to Mexico for the winter and scientists have long speculated on how the insects find their way. Turns out, their antennas are the key.

Sep 26, 2009, 00:10 AM IST