innovation

Bill Gates is investing in futuristic toilets


August 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 17(THAINDIAN NEWS)The computer inventor Bill Gates is thinking about introducing futuristic toilets. It is said the he has invested a lot of money particularly in the technology of coming ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists in Singapore shrink Playboy centerfold to width of human hair


August 15th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Singapore Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In Singapore, a scientist shrunk a playboy centre fold photograph to a width of human hair. The photo was printed out and when it came out it ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Noddy comes to India!


July 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Noddy fans in India have a reason to rejoice. The popular cartoon character and his best friends Big Ears, Tessie Bear, Bumpy Dog and the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UAE ranked 23rd innovation-based economy globally


July 4th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 3 (IANS/WAM) The World Economic Forum has placed the United Arab Emirates (UAE) first on the Arab level and 23rd on global level for the sixth consecutive year ... Read more...

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Coca Cola plans to invest $5 billion in India by 2020 (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Coca Cola, the world's largest beverage firm, said Tuesday it planned to invest $5 billion in India over the next eight years on expanding its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kallol Datta, Pankaj-Nidhi to present LFW grand finale


May 24th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Fashion designers Kallol Datta and Pankaj-Nidhi have been chosen as the grand finale presenters for the upcoming winter-festive 2012 season of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW), to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Easy win for Nadal, but Spaniard unhappy with surface in Madrid


May 10th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 10 (IANS) Rafael Nadal enjoyed a comfortable debut in the Mutua Madrid with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Russian Nikolay Davydenko, though the Spaniard raised concerns with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Government to set up fund to promote R&D; in IT sector


May 9th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The government is planning to set up an electronic development fund to promote innovation and commercialisation of products in the IT sector."Under the draft National ... Read more...

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Spend more on higher education: Parliamentary panel to government


May 9th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Wednesday asked the government to increase its spending on higher education to 25 percent of all spending on education in the 12th ... Read more...

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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 |

‘Chinese insurance sector needs healthy growth


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 22 (IANS) Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan has urged accelerated reform and innovation in the country's insurance industry to promote healthy and stable development.Wang said here that the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘14 innovation universities to be set up in India’


April 10th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Fourteen innovation universities would be set up in the country during the 12th Five Year Plan, Union Minister of State for Planning, Science and Technology and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Celina’s twins join Twitter


April 8th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Bollywood actress Celina Jaitly's two-week-old twins - Winston and Viraaj - have joined the Twitter family."On their two-week birthday, we presented our sons with their TwitterIDs ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama hails positive jobs data


March 10th, 2012 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday hailed the positive jobs data and said the nation must keep its "economic engine churning".He was speaking at a Rolls ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese political advisors submit 6,000 proposals


March 9th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) China's national political advisors have submitted over 6,000 proposals to the government for the development of the country, an official said.The proposals were submitted at the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

South Carolina want to partner with India: Nikki Haley


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Proud of her Indian heritage, South Carolina's Indian American governor Nikki Haley says she wanted an opportunity to partner with India, since becoming chief executive, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Infotech can improve healthcare in India: Nasscom


January 30th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 30 (IANS) Information technology (IT) can make healthcare accessible and affordable to more people in the country, industry lobby the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Airbus saw record orders, deliveries in 2011


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 18 (IANS) With a smart market strategy and key innovations, European aircraft conglomerate Airbus witnessed record orders and deliveries last year, the company has said.The company said at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese daily urges reforms


December 26th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) China should adhere to its reforms and opening-up policy on its development path, the People's Daily said in a signed commentary Monday, the day after the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India, Britain to cooperate in healthcare research


November 14th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) India and Britain Monday signed an agreement to cooperate in research and development for providing affordable healthcare to people in India, said an official statement."The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Taking the needle out of diabetes


November 7th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 7 (IANS) Researchers have found a substitute for insulin to help treat diabetes orally, replacing painful pricks. Over 10 years, Erik Helmerhorst, professor at Curtin University, and colleagues ... Read more...

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Ukrainian makes flying electric car


October 26th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Oct 26 (IANS) A Ukrainian student has received a patent for making a flying electric car that can remain airborne for about an hour."Eco-Grieg" is a hybrid electric vehicle ... Read more...

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Now a table to perform virtual autopsies


October 21st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Imagine autopsies without cutting through the body or diagnosing a disease on a 3D image of your body -- all on an iPad-like table.The Sectra ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Ice cream sandwich powered Galaxy Nexus makes its debut


October 19th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google is fighting to improve its dominance of the mobile operating system market. The company has introduced its latest OS called Ice Cream Sandwich. Google says ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Infosys expands Singapore operations, to hire more


October 19th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 19 (IANS) Infosys Ltd has expanded its Singapore operations by setting up a new development centre and plans to hire over 600 people to strengthen its presence in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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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HCL software delivery centre in Dublin soon


September 20th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) HCL Technologies Tuesday said that it will establish a software delivery centre in Ireland's capital Dublin which will create 80 jobs over three years for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Online business boom to create many jobs: Google official


September 12th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Thousands of jobs will be created in Britain in the next five years because of the boom in online business, a top Google official has said.Philipp ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kakodkar recommendations to be considered: PM


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur, Aug 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said the recommendations of the Anil Kakodkar panel on the functioning of IITs will be soon considered by the Council ... Read more...

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PM regrets India’s low filing of patents


August 21st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Regretting India's low filing of patents against several developing countries, Prime Minister of Manmohan Singh Sunday said original thoughts and innovation needs to be ... Read more...

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Angry birds maker Rovio to collaborate with Medio


August 20th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rovio, the mobile gaming company that introduced the highly successful game Angry Birds, have announced that they will collaborate with Seattle-based Medio to improve the playing ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Kochi-based web TV Indiavibes wins prestigious award


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 25 (IANS) Kochi-based Indiavibes, which claims to be the country's first web TV, has been awarded the Bloomberg UTV-Aegis Graham Bell award 2011 for innovation in mobile content ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Putin wins German award


July 10th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has won an award in Germany for his role in Russia's development."Putin deserves a separate chapter in a history book ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

World Bank aid to improve engineering education in Karnataka


June 24th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 24 (IANS) The World Bank will provide Rs.228 crore to promote quality engineering education in Karnataka and 14 engineering colleges will benefit from it, state Higher Education Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, lightweight curtains that ‘quench’ noise!


May 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): In a striking acoustic innovation, Swiss researchers have developed lightweight, translucent curtain materials, which are excellent at absorbing sound.The successful project is the work of Empa researchers, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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