INS Viraat to be decommissioned

The world’s oldest serving aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, will be decommissioned on March 6. Serving the Indian Navy for the last 30 years, Virat is the last serving British-built ship in the country.

China is the world's principal IP infringer

Counterfeit goods, software piracy and the theft of trade secrets cost the US economy as high as $600 billion a year, says a private American watchdog which labelled China as the "world's principal IP infringer".

World’s first metallic hydrogen sample disappears

The world’s only sample of metallic hydrogen created in the lab – touted as the “holy grail of high-pressure physics” – has disappeared, Harvard scientists say.