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Global Head of Whatsapp Will Cathcart confirmed that Facebook-owned WhatsApp’s payment service WhatsApp Pay will be rolling out later this year.


Facebook posted revenue of $ 16.9 billion for the June quarter which represents a growth of about 28% as compared to 2018.


Student team from IIT Madras’ Centre  For Innovation named Avishkar Hyperloop was the only Asian team to enter the final round of the ‘SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition 2019’.


Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully performed the first Earth-bound orbit raising move on 24 July 2019 at 2:52 pm IST, said ISRO.


ISRO has recently announced the nation’s first mission to the Sun, Aditya-L1, aimed at studying its corona. ISRO Chairman K Sivan has announced that the Aditya-L1 satellite will be launched in the first half of 2020.