advanced technology

Delhi Metro to train recruits for Gurgaon metro


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will start a special training programme for recruits selected to man Gurgaon's Metro stations that will become operational by April 2013, an ... Read more...

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US tests new `avatar’ border agent technology


August 28th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Tucson (Arizona), Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) The US Department of Homeland Security is testing an advanced technology whereby an "avatar" agent interviews some Mexican visitors when they cross the border at ... Read more...

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Pakistani fashion just a click away


August 17th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Owning a designer Pakistani ensemble is no more a distant dream. Pakistan's leading retail store Labels has launched its online portal and offers 50 designers ... Read more...

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Kerala to lease out land to private IT developers


August 13th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) A departure from developer of information technology (IT) infrastructure to lessor model and focus on spreading e-governance activities across the state are going to be the ... Read more...

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Russia, Belarus sign $10 bn nuke plant deal


July 18th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia signed a $10 billion contract with Belarus Wednesday to build the former Soviet republic's first nuclear power plant.The agreement was signed in the presence ... Read more...

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India wants to cooperate with Cuba in energy, telecom


July 14th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 14 (IANS) India has expressed interest in expanding cooperation with Cuba in the sectors of energy, telecommunications and tourism, a media report said here.Indian Minister of State for ... Read more...

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UP cane farmers team to visit Australia, Fiji and Mauritus


June 28th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 27 (IANS) A 25-member delegation of farmers from Uttar Pradesh would soon be visiting countries like Australia, Fiji and Mauritius to study the use of advanced technology to ... Read more...

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UP blacklists 14 firms supplying sub-standard transformers


June 27th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) Tuesday black-listed 14 companies supplying electrical equipment on the directions of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who took a serious ... Read more...

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HTC One S launched in India


June 21st, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Smartphone-maker HTC Thursday launched its much awaited HTC One S priced at Rs.33,590 in the Indian market.The smartphone which comes equipped with a super-fast dual-core ... Read more...

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India-Israel trade can go up to $15 bn, says envoy


June 20th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Israel can go up to $15 billion after the two countries are expected to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) by ... Read more...

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Punjab-Israel to tie-up for dairy farming


June 5th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 5 (IANS) Punjab will soon tie-up with an Israeli company to develop the dairy farming sector in the state and provide farmers an opportunity to diversify from the ... Read more...

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China to boost import to balance foreign trade


May 1st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) China has called for increasing imports and stabilising exports in order to promote a more balanced growth in foreign trade, a media report said Tuesday.China's cabinet, ... Read more...

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Amrita launches free tution programme (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) Kerala Education Minister P.K. Abdu Rabb Tuesday launched an online programme of Amrita University to help students gain better skills so as to secure jobs."Usage of ... Read more...

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Amrita University’s free online tution programme launched


March 27th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) Kerala Education Minister P.K. Abdu Rabb Tuesday launched Amrita University's Online Gurukul - a free tution - programme here Tuesday, noting it would enhance students' employability ... Read more...

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Hero launches hybrid concept scooter


January 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) A hybrid concept scooter that will run on both battery and petrol was launched here at the Auto Expo Thursday by Hero Motocorp Limited.'Leap' ... Read more...

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Zardari seeks global help to cope with disasters


October 8th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Pakistan has urged the international community, particularly the nations having advanced technology and expertise for disaster management, to help it in capacity building to handle eventualities ... Read more...

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Prahlada to now head defence institute


August 11th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Prahlada, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief controller, has taken over as vice chancellor of the Pune-based Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), ... Read more...

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Pranab asks banks to improve asset quality


June 17th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Expressing concern over the rising non-performing assets (NPAs), Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday asked banks to adopt better risk management practices and improve the ... Read more...

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PM says Indo-Kazakh cooperation in technology holds immense promise


April 15th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), Apr 15(ANI): Visiting Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday said that the prospects for Indo-Kazakh cooperation in areas like science, advanced technologies, nano-technologies and space holds immense ... Read more...

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BHEL to expand boiler division capacity to 20,000 MW


April 5th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu), April 5 (IANS) Power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd will complete expanding its boiler unit's capacity to 20,000 MW by the end of this fiscal, a ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications, TELiBrahma to provide cricket video updates


March 16th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications Wednesday said it had partnered with mobile solutions provider TELiBrahma to provide video updates and replays of the cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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China to sell bullet train technology


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 2 (IANS) China is ready to sell its high-speed bullet train technology to other countries, authorities said."China is willing to export the high-speed rails technology to any country that wants ... Read more...

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Endhiran Wins Two Awards At 17th Annual Star Screen Awards


January 8th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
has bagged its first ever award in the 17th Annual Star Screen Awards. It received two awards at the event. One is for special effects and the other is a ... Read more...

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Microsoft Kinect used for interactive sex game by porn company


December 17th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A porn company has created an interactive sex game using Microsoft's new Kinect video game console.A demonstration of the sex game received more than 11,000 hits on YouTube ... Read more...

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Humanoid Robot - Robonaut 2 all set to be a part of the shuttle trip


October 27th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA is set to blast its space shuttle Discovery into space on November 1 this year and on board the spacecraft will be the humanoid robot, ... Read more...

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Vehicles to have prepaid chip for toll payments: Kamal Nath


October 27th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The government will soon make it mandatory for all vehicles to have radio frequency identification (RFID) cards that will be used to make road toll payments, Road ... Read more...

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India seeks global cooperation to combat terrorism: Pratibha Patil


October 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday said terrorism is a global challenge with a world wide network that threatens regional and global security, and added that ... Read more...

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India for global cooperation to combat terror: President


October 21st, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday said "the foremost threat" the world faces today was terrorism and India wanted the menace to be combated by using all the ... Read more...

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Security scenario in India’s neighbourhood volcanic: IAF chief


October 8th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 8 (IANS) The security scenario in India's neighbourhood is "volcanic" and could blow up anytime, a top military commander said Friday."The current security scenario is like a ... Read more...

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Core Projects acquires two US firms worth $25 mn revenue


September 20th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India's leading global education company Core Projects and Technologies Ltd (CPTL) Monday said that it has acquired two education firms in the US worth a combined revenue ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro trains Bangalore recruits


August 8th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has initiated a special training programme for recruits who will handle Bangalore's Metro stations which will be operational by the year-end, ... Read more...

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Chilean airline to buy 50 new Airbus planes


July 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Jul 21 (IANS/EFE) Chile's LAN Airlines has said it will buy 50 Airbus planes as part of a deal worth $4.15 billion between 2012 and 2016. Under the agreement, the airline will ... Read more...

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New text ‘app’ could make typing on touchscreen mobiles 50pc faster


July 15th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Typing on touchscreen mobiles could soon get fifty percent faster, thanks to a new text and email programme for smartphones.Mobile technology firm TouchType, has introduced SwiftKey, a text ... Read more...

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Nano robots may treat patients in future: Kalam


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 23 (IANS) Convergence of bio-nano-info technologies may lead to the development of nano robots that can help in treating patients, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has said. "Nano robots, when injected ... Read more...

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Luxair Luxembourg Airlines to buy one Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 jetliner


June 2nd, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) – Luxair Luxembourg Airlines on Wednesday signed an agreement to purchase one Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 jetliner, which has an average list price of $77 million, Boeing announced.The new ... Read more...

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