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‘Zimbabwe should emulate China, invest in new technology’


August 21st, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Aug 21 (IANS) A Zimbabwean cabinet minister has urged the government to emulate emerging economies such as China by investing heavily in new technologies to accelerate development.Science and Technology ... Read more...

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Loss of habitats irreplaceable, warn scientists


August 1st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) It is hard to replace a lost habitat without losing species, even though the goal may be laudable, warn scientists."There's been a lot of talk among ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Apple iPhone 5 connector to make accessories obsolete


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Apple will include a smaller connector in iPhone 5, its next version of the iconic device, rendering current accessories potentially obsolete, The Telegraph reported Monday.The iPhone ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves special incentives for electronics sector


July 12th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved a special incentive package to promote large-scale manufacturing in the electronic system design and manufacturing (ESDM) sector.The scheme, called the ... Read more...

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Lanco Hills launches Lanco Domina


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) Lanco Hills, one of the world's largest mixed development projects, Monday announced the launch of Lanco Domina, a set of two high-rise residential towers.The Domina project, ... Read more...

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New alignment of Sethusamudram not feasible, court told


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday was told that an alternate alignment for building Sethusamudram channel in the Palk Strait to facilitate navigation between India and Sri ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kerala IT firm bags $12 mn funding


June 26th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 26 (IANS) Kerala-based IT firm Visual IQ, Tuesday announced that it has received $12 million in funding from Boston-based Volition Capital and San Francisco-based Fog City Capital.Visual IQ ... Read more...

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Scaring grasshoppers could hit the whole of ecosystem


June 15th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Grasshoppers, stressed by the fear of an attack by spiders, could harm our ecosystem dearly by consuming a greater quantity of carbohydrate-rich plants, similar to what ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

15 distinct regions identified in Antarctica


June 14th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 14 (IANS) Scientists have identified 15 distinct regions of Antarctica and its near-shore islands, based on the geography, geology, climate, flora and fauna of the ice-free areas, including ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook selects Kerala IT firm for programme


May 31st, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 31 (IANS) Kreata Global, an IT company headquartered at Kerala's Kochi Infopark campus, has been selected as a Facebook preferred marketing developer (PMD), said an infopark official.... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Smart City Kochi pavilion to open next month


April 25th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 25 (IANS) A state-of-the-art sales pavilion, built as part of the much-awaited Smart City Kochi project, is all set to open next month, an official associated with the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

CA, Mahindra set up joint research centre


April 24th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) Mahindra Satyam and Tech Mahindra have inked an agreement with CA Technologies, a global IT management and security software and solutions company, to set up a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Operators relieved as service closure deadline extended


April 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Telecom operators whose licences were cancelled by the Supreme Court in February heaved a sigh of relief after the apex court Tuesday extended the deadline ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reliance Communications to market Android devices in India


April 16th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Reliance Communications Monday announced its plans to market Android devices exclusively in India for the next two years, a company official said.Through a strategic collaboration with ... Read more...

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Technology firms awarded for innovation


March 29th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Department of Science and Technology (DST) in association with Lockheed Martin Corporation Thursday announced 30 awards for innovations in technology.The winners were selected from ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Need to spur product innovation in India: Expert


March 27th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 27 (IANS) Product innovation is lagging behind in India in software and hardware space as the ecosystem for driving it is still in the development stage, an industry ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Smoking zaps healthy bugs, invites pathogens


February 16th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) Smoking plays villain and causes the body to turn against its own helpful bugs, leaving smokers more exposed to disease, says new research. The mouth of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tech show provides platform to the disabled


February 7th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Taha Haaziq is blind, but his disability never stopped him from following his dreams. He teaches Indian classical music and even provides lessons on popular ... Read more...

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Swedish embassy launches solar power system


January 12th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) In its effort to reduce carbon emissions, the Swedish embassy here Thursday launched a green embassy initiative by inaugurating a 600 square metres solar panel ... Read more...

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Google Plus may have 400 mn users by 2012-end


December 30th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Google's social networking site Google Plus will have more than 400 million users by the end of 2012, a researcher has said.The website that went ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Noida’s Knowledge Boulevard wins gold LEED certification


November 10th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Nov 10 (IANS) Leading real estate developer 3C Company has been awarded a gold LEEDS (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification for its Knowledge Boulevard green building ... Read more...

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HCL Infosystems launches Rs.10,490 tablet in India


October 14th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) HCL Infosystems Thursday launched its seven-inch Android based tablet -- X1 -- for Rs.10,490 in the Indian market."The tablet sports a trendy user interface that ... Read more...

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50 agreements inked under India Innovation Growth Programme


September 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) Fifty commercialization agreements were inked here Thursday by the 2011 winners of the DST-Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Programme that aims at getting new technology from ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admissions to three online courses


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Friday inivited applications for three online programmes -- on nutrition, the Himalayan ecosystem and management of the Ganges ... Read more...

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Google to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 bn


August 16th, 2011 - 2:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS) Google Inc. Monday announced that it has agreed to buy Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. for about $12.5 billion, the largest purchase for the Internet search giant ... Read more...

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TRAI seeks views to boost mobile value added services


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday issued a consultation paper seeking comments from stakeholders on measures required to boost growth of utility of ... Read more...

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Apple topples Nokia to become top smart phone seller


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 22 (IANS) Apple has toppled Nokia to become the world's number one smart phone seller.In its second-quarterly results Thursday, the Finnish cellphone company reported shipment of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Loss of large predators hits ecosystem


July 17th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) The loss of large predators at the top of the food chain has hit ecosystems across the world.An analysis of research from a wide range of ... Read more...

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One crore Indians get their unique ID number


June 30th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Within nine months of its launch, one crore (10 million) Indians have been issued their unique identification number or Aadhaar numbers, a government statement ... Read more...

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Businesses need to cater real customer needs: Expert


June 4th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Entrepreneurs need to evolve business plans to meet the changing environment and cater to the needs of real customers, founder of investor group Indian Angel ... Read more...

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US to create national cyber-identity system to boost privacy, online security


April 16th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): To boost privacy and security online, American Commerce Department has come up with a plan to create a national cyber-identity system that would give consumers who opt in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jairam seeks more funds for tiger conservation


March 28th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday sought more funds for tiger conservation and said huge money is needed for relocation of people living in core ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Using sound to diagnose ecological health


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Scientists are employing sound to diagnose ecological health of a landscape and to reconnect people. Soundscape ecology, as it is being called, focuses on what sounds ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Manmohan Singh promises priority for development of Assam, North East


February 19th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Feb 19 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday said the development of Assam and the North East has always been one of the priorities of the Congress-led ... Read more...

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Fugitive planned his suicide by drug overdose & wanted the bears to eat him up


January 28th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A fugitive have told the police after his capture that he had wanted to commit suicide and allow the bears to eat his flesh up.Tracy Province is ... Read more...

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