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Indian firm gets Gates Foundation grant for `eToilet’


August 16th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Seattle, Aug 16 (IANS) An Indian firm has won a grant of more than $450,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to make public toilets more accessible to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US, India join hands to promote innovation


July 10th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indian and US governments, in association with industry lobby Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Tuesday launched a joint initiative to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NGO rubbishes minister’s claim on increasing tiger numbers


March 4th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 4 (IANS) Days after Assam Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain claimed that the number of tigers are increasing in various reserve forests in the state, a prominent wildlife organization ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

A toolkit to activate your inventiveness


February 12th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Creativity and invention, which basically hinges on problem solving, can now be activated with a toolkit designed by a scientist.A eureka moment, a cry of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Research culture crying need of India: Kalam


January 10th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday exhorted academic institutions and universities to foster research culture for finding innovative solutions to social problems."Applied and fundamental research is ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kalam evolves three-point recipe for graft-free India (With Image)


December 24th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Even as the ongoing debate about the Lokpal Bill reaches a crescendo, one man believes he has the answer to the malady of corruption that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cape Town named World Design Capital for 2014


October 27th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Oct 27 (IANS) The scenic South African city of Cape Town has been named the "World Design Capital" for the year 2014 for using creative designs in its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dikshit flags off solar car for world show


September 17th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday flagged off a solar car developed by students of Delhi Technological University (DTU) for participating in the 2011 World ... Read more...

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Advanced batteries launched at Technopark Kerala


June 18th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) New age smart batteries called ASTRAC were Saturday launched here by Certes Innovative Solutions (CIS), a Technopark - TBI incubated company. The product is expected to ... Read more...

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Nestle calls for entries on sustainable development award (With Image)


February 12th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Global processed food giant Nestle has invited entries from individuals, non-profit and small enterprises for competing in its prestigious global award for innovative solutions on water management, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nestle opens nominations for sustainable development award


February 11th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Global processed food giant Nestle Friday invited entries from individuals, non-government organizations and small enterprises for competing in its international award for innovative solutions on water management, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dominican president for deepening ties with India


February 4th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) India and the Dominican Republic have so much in common that ties have to be strengthened and deepened, President Leonel Fernandez said here Friday. "The Dominican Republic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Royal Society of Chemistry opens Bangalore office


September 21st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) opened its fourth international office here Tuesday, hoping to contribute to "research excellence" and develop deeper scientific links between India and Britain. "This ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sandeep Nair is MAIT president


September 17th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Sandeep Nair Friday took over as the president of the Manufacturer's Association for Information Technology (MAIT) while Alok Bharadwaj became its vice president for 2010-11. Nair is the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wipro wins Microsoft country partner award


June 28th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 28 (IANS) Wipro has won the 2010 Microsoft country partner of the year award for delivering market-leading customer solutions built on Microsoft technology, the IT bellwether said here Monday. "We have ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wipro unveils global delivery centre in Brazil


March 25th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 25 (IANS) Wipro unveiled a global delivery centre at Curitiba in Brazil to serve its global and near-shore clients, the Indian software major said Thursday. Though Wipro's global IT services business ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now make payments via mobile phones


January 3rd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Oxford University researchers have developed a new technology that enables safe payments to be made through mobile phones.The technology, designed by Professor Bill Roscoe of the Computing Laboratory ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

President Patil asks corporate houses to fully utilise domestic market


December 21st, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI) : President Pratibha Patil on Monday asked the corporate houses to fully utilise the country's domestic market to their advantage.Addressing the concluding session of the 'India ... Read more...

Posted in National |

PVR acquires DT Cinemas


November 13th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Multiplex chain PVR Ltd Friday said it has acquired the cinema business of DT Cinemas, a subsidiary of DLF Group, in a cash-cum-stock deal. According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘India can boost exports only through better product designs’


August 20th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India's exports can only be sustained if large and small companies designed globally competitive products, said a global innovative solutions provider here Thursday. "The product may be best ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

MindTree unveils knowledge management solution


July 8th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) MindTree Ltd unveiled its knowledge management solution for providing competitive advantage to the manufacturing industry, the global software major said Wednesday. "The software is designed to help manufacturing organisations ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Thales, Liebherr to develop technologies for green aircraft


June 19th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 19 (IANS) French aerospace majors Thales and Liebherr have come together to develop technologies for new generation green aircraft, the companies announced Friday at the Paris Air Show. "Thales and Liebherr, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Turn job seekers into job creators: Hamid Ansari


April 28th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India has to build a sustainable micro-entrepreneurship movement, which would transform many of its job seekers into job creators, Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari said here Tuesday. "Such entrepreneurship, ... Read more...

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Tata Communications, Etisalat jointly launch ethernet services


March 2nd, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Tata Communications and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based telecom giant Etisalat Monday jointly announced the launch of ethernet services in the emirates. Ethernet is a computer networking technology ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tata Motors subsidiary acquires over 50 pct stake in Norway firm


October 22nd, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.22 (ANI): Tata Motors European Technical Centre plc, Tata Motors subsidiary based in the British Midlands region of the UK, has acquired a 50.3 percent holding, at an acquisition ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Himachal to fight hailstorms with anti-hail guns


June 30th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government is planning to install anti-hail guns to protect crops from hailstorms that are common in the hilly state. State Horticulture Minister Narender Bragta told ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

British company to prepare master plan for Kochi


June 29th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 29 (IANS) The proposed Rs.15-billion Smart City project of this Kerala city has been given to British firm Colin Buchanan. Smart City Kochi is a joint venture company promoted by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE’s Masdar Initiative wins green prize


February 28th, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, Feb 28 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) based Masdar Initiative, dedicated to developing future energy solutions, has been named the "Cleantech Leader of the Year" by the Cleantech Forum. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Forgot Your Password? The Internet Password Organizer(TM) Can Help


January 24th, 2008 - 9:29 am ICT by admin
CARY, N.C. - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If getting organized this year is a top New Year's resolution, Innovention Lab, Inc. can help. The company crafts innovative solutions to today's modern ... Read more...

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