innovations

CSIR seeks industry’s help for India’s first innovation complex (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) In an initiative to marry science and industry, the head of India's premier industrial research and development body Friday exhorted business leaders to contribute to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

French Company unveils ‘Gold PC’


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Sept 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A French Company is appealing to an IT savvy royalty with a historically inspired gold computer. The gold plate was George Chirita from Paris as the ultimate ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brothers duo promotes New York toilet paper ads


August 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Promotion of toilet paper ads has been introduced by two brothers who are located in New York City. The two are specifically located at a place ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kareena to catwalk at LFW finale?


July 10th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor is likely to walk the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) winter-festive 2012 runway at the grand finale to be jointly presented by ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Swedish embassy to hold photography competition


June 18th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The embassy of Sweden here has invited entries for a photo competition to celebrate Sweden-India bilateral ties, an official said Monday.The photo competition "Swedish ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Nokia regaining lost ground in handset market’


June 7th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) Finnish telecom giant Nokia is regaining its lost ground in the global handset market, thanks to a strategy it adopted in 2011, said an official here. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Innovations needed for sustainable farming, say experts


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Indian agriculture sector is currently facing a number of challenges and needs to adopt innovative technologies to achieve sustainability, said experts at a conference ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Samsung unveils Galaxy S3


May 4th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Samsung has unveiled its latest flagship phone the Galaxy S3 here.The phone's most innovative feature is built-in face-tracking and voice control - allowing, Samsung claims, for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

West Bengal to have four hardware hubs


May 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Four hardware hubs with 60 units each will be set up in West Bengal, the government said Friday."The state already has the land for these hubs," ... Read more...

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Misgoverance, corruption bring India down in geopolitical index


April 29th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Afflicted by misgovernance and corruption, India's global clout has waned over the past year but could swing back if the economy regains its growth trajectory, says ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Corporate culture makes Google tick


April 24th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Google happens to be one of the world's most innovative companies thanks to its corporate culture and out-of-the-box thinking, a resercher says.Annika Steiber at Chalmers University ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

What happened to Mongoose bats?


April 12th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The long handle-short blade Mongoose bat that was made famous in the third season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by Australian legend Matthew Hayden ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

World Bank approves funding for India’s agricultural project


March 28th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $109 million funding for the Rajasthan Agricultural Competitiveness Project in India to enhance agricultural productivity through sustainable and efficient use ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Edutor Technologies raises Rs.2 crore


March 20th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) Edutor Technologies, a company serving the education market, has raised Rs.2 crore from Hyderabad Angels, a network of angel investors focused on early stage businesses."This strategic ... Read more...

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Discovery launches network for children in India


March 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Mark Hollinger, president and CEO of Discovery Networks International, Wednesday announced the launch of its new network for children in India and said that the local ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ethiopia to host World Economic Forum on Africa


March 1st, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, March 1 (IANS) Ethiopia will host the World Economic Forum on Africa in capital Addis Ababa in May. Mekonnen Haddis, chief advisor to the deputy prime minister, and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Scientists should be accountable’


February 6th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) India's scientific community should learn to deal with public accountability while doing business with the private sector to avoid a repeat of the controversial Antrix-Devas ... Read more...

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Pitroda suggests projects for Kerala


January 25th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) At a brain-storming session with Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and members of his cabinet here Wednesday, adviser to the prime minister Sam Pitroda suggested ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pitroda bats for e-governance


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Digitalisation of government services will empower citizens and bring about an improvement in governance, adviser to the prime minister Sam Pitroda said Monday."Digitalisation of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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 |

Indians top founders of US venture-funded firms


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Immigrants, with the largest number coming from India, have started nearly half of America's top 50 venture-funded companies in the US creating about 150 jobs each, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

USAID chief Rajiv Shah to visit India


December 19th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Rajiv Shah, head of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the highest-ranking Indian-American in the Obama administration, begins a two-day visit ... Read more...

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Future of India, US tied together: Governor of US state


November 29th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley feels that the India-US relations would be a defining relationship of "our times" and that the future of the two countries is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pitroda to mentor Kerala on development


November 16th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) Kerala Wednesday appointed inventor, entrepreneur and policymaker Sam Pitroda as mentor for Kerala's development plans.Pitroda is currently advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on public ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Over 60 Indian firms to showcase products at Australian trade fair


November 15th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) Over 60 Indian companies and artisans will showcase their unique products at an international trade fair here -- Australian International Sourcing Fair -- from Nov 22-24.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Aslam is acting vice-chancellor of IGNOU


October 21st, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) M. Aslam Friday became the acting vice-chancellor of the Indira Gandhi National Open University.He took over from V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai, who completed his five-year tenure ... 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...

Posted in Business |

Obama cites India to plug ‘open government’


September 21st, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Citing the example of Indian villages getting their voices heard with new information technology tools, President Barack Obama has urged emerging and established democracies to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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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Thai Airways orders six Boeing 777s in deal valued at $1.7 billion


August 19th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Airways International (THAI) has finalized a firm order for six Boeing 777-300 Extended Range (ER) airplanes, the aircraft manufacturer confirmed.Boeing said the order completes an agreement with ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

20-minute treatment for blood pressure on the anvil


August 14th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Soon, patients suffering from high blood pressure will be able to get long-term treatment for the lifestyle-related disorder in a span of 20 minutes, experts ... Read more...

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Scientists give India strategic edge: Ashwani Kumar


August 12th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Scientists provide the country its strategic parity with world powers and innovations define 21st century India, says Ashwani Kumar, minister of state for science and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

How minorities lead to mass uprisings


July 26th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) A strong opinion of a mere 10 percent of a population will always be adopted by a majority and can lead to uprisings as witnessed in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Godrej Consumers quarterly profit surges 94.25 percent


July 23rd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Godrej Consumers Products Ltd (GCPL) Saturday reported 94.25 percent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs.239.29 crore for the quarter ended June 30 as against Rs.123.19 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Medvedev congratulates Obama on independence day


July 5th, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sent a message to his US counterpart Barack Obama congratulating him on America's Independence Day July 4."Russian and American relations ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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