Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has set up a committee to help improve corporate governance of listed companies, it said on 2 June 2017, in the light of recent high-profile corporate tussles.

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India on 2 June 2017 successfully test-fired its indigenous nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha. The surface-to-surface medium-range ballistic missile was fired from a mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of ITR.

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The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) said that it had made another successful detection of gravitational waves, ripples in space and time, from the merger of two massive black holes that happened three billion light years away.

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Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence system that can predict how long a person will live simply by looking at the images of their organs.

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Nasa is set to launch the world's first mission on 3 June 2017 to study rapidly spinning neutron stars - the densest objects in the universe - nearly 50 years after they were discovered.

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