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Virgin's test space craft crashes, pilot killed

The Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo rocket explodes in mid-air during a test flight above the Mojave Desert in California. Photograph: Kenneth Brown/Reuters One pilot died and another suffered a......

Stephen Hawking writes a book for kids

A scientist, his daughter, a curious boy named George and a supercomputer: Ingredients, all, in an upcoming work of fiction that sets out to demystify the secrets of the universe, for a young......

Virgin targets Indian mythology

India may soon become a rich resource for comic book characters and animation films thanks to a new entertainment partnership here to create such materials by re-inventing traditional characters......

Richard Branson lends a hand to tiger conservation

Richard Branson, the founder and head of the 㾹-billion Virgin group, says he spends 90 per cent of his time on non-profit work. The 61-year British business tycoon flew into New Delhi on......

Hugh Hefner may sell Playboy to Branson

Soft porn mogul Hugh Hefner is said to be considering selling his Playboy empire to British billionaire Sir Richard Branson's Virgin firm, media reports in the US said.The 83-year-old owner ofUS......

Virgin Mobile targets young India

Outrageous, flamboyant, unconventional maverick entrepreneur Richard Branson is all that, and more. So it really wasn't too surprising when the billionaire chairman and founder of the Virgin group......

Virgin goes mobile in India, finds Tata Tele ally

The UK-based Virgin Group, owned by British billionaire Richard Branson, has launched its telecom brand -- Virgin Mobile -- in India under a franchisee agreement with CDMA major Tata Teleservices.......

Virgin Radio shakes hands with HT Media

Founder of the Virgin Group of Companies Richard Branson (left) poses with Chief Executive Officer of HT Media, Rajiv Verma during a press conference in New Delhi onMonday. Speaking at a press......

Lotus F1 boss rises to Branson challenge

Lotus F1 principal Tony Fernandes has risen to Richard Branson's challenge for the loser of the two Formula One team owners next season to serve as a stewardess on the winner's airline. Fernandes,......

F1 chief backs Branson Honda bid

British entrepreneur Richard Branson wants to take over Honda's Formula One team, the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Thursday."I've spoken to Richard's people about it. He......

F1 chief backs Branson Honda bid

British entrepreneur Richard Branson wants to take over Honda's Formula One team, the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone told Reuters on Thursday. "I've spoken to Richard's people about......

Actor DiCaprio involved with Formula E team

Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio will be involved in the new Formula E electric racing series as a co-founder of the Monaco-based Venturi team that has secured the 10th and final entry. The 10......

Di Grassi joins Glock at Virgin Racing

Brazilian rookie Lucas di Grassi will partner Germany's Timo Glock when the new Virgin Racing Formula One team makes its race debut next year.The team, originally entered as Manor Grand Prix,......
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Satellite Internet gets a fresh look, cash infusion

Washington: The race for Internet service from space is on, again. After a series of failed satellite Internet projects over the past two decades,... ...
Virgin Registered its Entry in Formula E

Sometime back, it was Mahindra who made an entry in the arena of competitive electric vehicle racing; Formula E. Now Virgin has joined the... ...
Richard Branson shares his vision of a sustainable world

British entrepreneur Richard Branson has outlined a vision of a world powered by solar, wind and hydroelectric power and called for innovation and... ...
Floating in space with a glass of whisky

When space tourism finally takes off and the rich and famous head off for a holiday in orbit as easily as on the Riviera, they may want to sip... ...
Elon Musk Will Launch 4000 Satellites To Provide High-Speed Internet Across The Globe

Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and co-founder of Paypal, Tesla and Zip2 has announced that he is planning to launch 4000 satellites in order to... ...

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