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Madhya Pradesh children to get ready-to-eat breakfast


December 13th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 13 (IANS) Children enrolled in Madhya Pradesh's 'Anganwadi' centres will now get ready-to-eat breakfast while vehicles used in the public distribution system will be tracked by global positioning ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GPS devices on kerosene tankers to check pilferage


September 9th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) The West Bengal government will fit global positioning system (GPS) devices on kerosene tankers to check pilferage of the fuel, a minister said Thursday."There is pilferage ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fruit Bats use internal maps to navigate


August 17th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jerusalem, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have identified that the Egyptian fruit bats are naturally equipped with internal compass and visual maps that makes it possible ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India’s police to get American 3D technology, weaponry boost


June 12th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India's long-standing ambition of massive police modernisation with sophisticated weaponry and hi-tech systems has received a major boost after a US pledge to transfer ... Read more...

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Autos off Delhi roads from Thursday midnight


May 19th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The residents of the national capital are in for a major hassle as more than half of Delhi's 55,000 autorickshaws will stay off road from ... Read more...

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Indefinite auto strike in Delhi from Wednesday


May 17th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Protesting against the installation of Global Positioning System (GPS) in the auto-rickshaws, some of the auto unions in the capital are set to launch indefinite strike ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GPS fosters hopeless dependency


April 20th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Growing use of satellite navigation or GPS is actually fostering hopeless dependency among drivers, reducing them to non-thinking automatons, a study says. Study author Rosamund Langston, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

California school district uses GPS to track students who skip class


February 20th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): A California school district is using GPS devices to keep tabs on students who have a penchant for skipping classes.As part of a volunteer six-week pilot program, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now GPS to check misuse of official cars in China


February 11th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 11 (IANS) Hundreds of government vehicles in China's Zhejiang province will be fitted with GPS devices to prevent officials from using them for personal use, a media report said Friday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Video camera in car for teen drivers is a hit with parents


January 26th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): A tiny two-way video camera that is installed in the rear view mirror of a car and records how carefully a teenage driver drives is a hit with ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Soon, ‘talking’ cars to give you traffic updates


October 6th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): A new project developed at MIT allows one's car to communicate with others on the road to give you traffic updates in real-time.CarTel, uses data collected from GPS ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Google damaging users’ brain by offering quick assistance


September 13th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13 (ANI): An author has claimed that Google is damaging the brain of its users by providing information almost instantly, leading people to lose their intellectual capacity to store information.Nicolas ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Risk Of Fire Hazard Leads Garmin Ltd. To Recall 1.3 Million Nuvi GPS Units


August 26th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Overheating of Garmin Ltd's Nuvi GPS batteries that might cause fire hazard has led the company to recall around 1.3 million of its Nuvi GPS units ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Brazil launches population census


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) Some 190,000 enumerators equipped with handheld computers, digital maps and GPS devices will visit an estimated 58 million houses during this year's census in Brazil. The 12th ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chhattisgarh to install GPS devices to ensure food reaches poor


June 21st, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 21 (IANS) Chhattisgarh will install GPS devices to track the movement of vehicles carrying subsidised rice for the poor in efforts to ensure effective implementation of the Rs.1,000 crore ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Environment does have bearing on our physical activities


June 15th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) The environment can influence our physical activities, especially when it comes to where people live. "We are not just measuring physical activity, but we are linking it to a ... Read more...

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New social networking technologies ‘destabilizing trust’


June 12th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 12 (ANI): An information and technology researcher has revealed that applications that enable people to track each other's location are destabilizing trust.PhD researcher Roba Abbas from the University of Wollongong ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Star Wars’ Darth Vader to voice directions on your satnav!


May 6th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 6 (ANI): Darth Vader, the fictional character from Star Wars, is the latest addition to TomTom's GPS car navigation devices.TomTom launched the Darth Vader turn-by-turn voice skin for all of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tahawwur Rana pleads not guilty to 26/11 Mumbai attack charges


January 26th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Jan 26(ANI): Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana has pleaded not guilty to playing a role in the three-day terrorist rampage that killed more than 160 people in Mumbai between November 26 and ... Read more...

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Tahawwur Rana charged for helping in 2008 Mumbai attacks


January 15th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), Jan.15 (ANI): Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana has been charged with helping to plan the three-day terrorist rampage that killed more than 160 people in Mumbai between November 26 and 29, ... Read more...

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Using cheap hardware to build electric cars may lead to short commutes


October 31st, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 31 (ANI): A new project is aiming to use the cheapest hardware possible to build electric vehicles good enough for short commutes."Let's use the cheapest hardware possible by making the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chidambaram, US envoy discuss anti-terror cooperation


August 20th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer Thursday met Home Minister P. Chidambaram and discussed among other issues anti-terror ties between the two countries. Home ... Read more...

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Now, intelligent fingertip ”eye” to help blind interact with their environment


January 17th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Ultrasound canes and voice-enabled GPS devices that help blind and partially sighted people in navigation may soon be history, for scientists have created a new intelligent fingertip ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

1 in 100 Americans a victim of stalking


January 14th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A shocking report has revealed that 1 out of 100 Americans is being stalked.An estimated 3.4 million Americans identified themselves as victims of stalking during a one-year ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How our brains work as GPS devices to bring things back in perspective


January 10th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): Very often people forget where they are, but luckily enough, the feeling of being disoriented doesn''t last for more than a few seconds-all thanks to the mind. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

GPS systems can alert drivers of what routes to avoid


November 19th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 19 (ANI): The World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in New York will see this week a presentation on how GPS systems can help track traffic snarls. One ... Read more...

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GPS access may facilitate automated aircraft-carrier landing


June 17th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 17 (ANI): Automated landing on aircraft-carriers can be made possible if both the ship and the aircraft are in sync with each other via GPS, say scientists.An aircraft ... Read more...

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