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Microsoft eyes opportunities in China’s push for innovation


September 18th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) China's efforts to be a global innovation leader offers opportunities to foreign companies like Microsoft, a senior executive of the software giant said."We're committed to ... Read more...

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Designer wear becomes affordable


September 4th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Want to own a Rohit Bal or JJ Valaya creation for just about Rs.5,000-Rs.6,000 ($100)? It's possible now with fashion house owner Pradeep Hirani ... Read more...

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‘World dumps in Africa, India helps build capacity’ (With images)


August 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The world is using Africa as a dumping ground for its products but only India is helping the continent in capacity building, a group of ... Read more...

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Court acts on Microsoft plea on software piracy


June 16th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court, on a plea by Microsoft Corporation, has restrained the sale of branded computers with pirated software by a Mumbai computer ... Read more...

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Clooney, Roberts sue electronics companies


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Hollywood actors George Clooney and Julia Roberts are suing electronics companies to protect their intellectual property rights after their photos allegedly appeared on the comapnies' ... Read more...

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US puts India, China, Pakistan on IPR watch list


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The United States has put India, China, Pakistan and ten other countries on a priority watch list for allegedly providing insufficient protection and enforcement of intellectual ... Read more...

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India to have national intellectual property rights strategy


April 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Indian government has set up a sectoral council to prepare national intellectual property rights strategy with a view to incentivise innovation, a senior official ... Read more...

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Delhi to get patents centre for small and medium units


April 25th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) An Intellectual Property Facility Centre (IPFC) is being launched Thursday in the national capital to help micro, small and medium enterprises protect their innovations, inventions ... Read more...

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Shamir Tandon set to launch anti-piracy song


April 25th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Composer Shamir Tandon has created an anti-piracy song to spread awareness about intellectual property rights. Sung by seven singers, including legendary Asha Bhosle's 10-year-old ... Read more...

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18,500 bottles of fake vodka destroyed in China


April 24th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) More than 18,500 bottles of counterfeit vodka were destroyed Monday after customs officers seized the goods before they entered China's northern city of Tianjin.Shi Guowang, an ... Read more...

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China’s smartphone firms warned of patent disputes


April 15th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) China's smartphone companies are at risk of becoming embroiled in disputes over intellectual property rights since many important patents are held by international companies like Google ... Read more...

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Chinese local governments to use legal software


April 11th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) In a crackdown on violation of intellectual property rights and use of fake computer products, all provincial governments across China have been ordered to use authorised ... Read more...

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Hackers leak Czech PM’s private data


April 4th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hackers posted on the internet the private data of Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas, including the numbers of his three mobile telephones, after a series ... Read more...

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Force India to appeal against Aerolab


March 27th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Force India will be appealing against a recent High Court ruling on its dispute with Aerolab and Team Lotus and also requested world motorsports body FIA ... Read more...

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India bats for generic drugs, seeks Africa’s support


March 18th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Sunday said that India will resist any attempt made to malign the country's generic drugs industry as it provided a means ... Read more...

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India, Africa to collaborate in social entreprenership, innovation


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) India Friday flagged social entrepreneurship and innovation as key areas for collaboration with Africa and called for exploring a research and development fund for promoting ... Read more...

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CPI-M opposes binding pact with EU


February 8th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday urged the Indian government not to conclude any binding agreement with the Europen Union before discussing them with Indian stakeholders.The government should ... Read more...

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Ericsson focuses on patent licensing


January 13th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Jan 13 (IANS) Swedish company Ericsson announced Thursday that it would strengthen focus on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) assets.The company is reorganising its licensing and patent development department to ... Read more...

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Indian innovator harnesses sea waves for power


January 10th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) An Indian innovator has come up with a technology that tweaks gravity power to harness sea waves for clean and affordable energy, a source more ... Read more...

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52 mn pirated, porn publications seized in China in 2011


January 6th, 2012 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (IANS) Over 52 million pieces of pirated, pornographic and illegal publications were confiscated in China in 2011, authorities said.The National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publication made ... Read more...

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46 mn pirated, porn publications seized in China


December 28th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) Over 46 million pieces of pirated, pornographic and illegal publications have been confiscated by law enforcement officials this year, authorities said Wednesday.The National Office Against Pornographic ... Read more...

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India’s concerns on equity recognised at Durban conference: Natarajan


December 21st, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Wednesday said India's concerns on equity had been recognised at the Durban climate conference and the next few years will ... Read more...

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US lists Delhi’s Nehru Place among 30 ‘notorious markets’


December 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Nehru Place market in New Delhi has been listed by the United States among 30 notorious markets that are reportedly engaged in piracy and counterfeiting and ... Read more...

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52,000 new cases of intellectual property rights in China


December 20th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 20 (IANS) Chinese courts heard 52,708 new cases of intellectual property right infringement from January to October 2011, up 42.2 percent from the same period of 2010, the ... Read more...

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Durban talks: India’s gains and losses


December 15th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
The UN climate change talks in Durban arrived at a four-pronged Durban Package to save the planet by controlling emission of greenhouse gases. The gains and losses for developing countries like ... Read more...

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India’s proposal part of new negotiating draft in Durban


December 7th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 7 (IANS) India's views were echoed at the UN climate change conference here with principle of equity - right to grow - and unilateral trade measures making into ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

DRDO wins Thomson Reuters innovation award


November 17th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India's premier military weapons developer, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), was Thursday awarded the Thomson Reuters India Innovation Award for 2011 in recognition ... Read more...

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China cracks down on bogus cigarette dens, 78 held


November 14th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) Police in China have busted 122 criminal dens and arrested 78 suspects in a raid on a bogus cigarette manufacturing ring in nine provinces, the government ... Read more...

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China cracks 28,000 IPR violation cases


November 6th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 6 (IANS) Police in China have cracked over 28,000 cases during the course of a year-long crackdown on intellectual property rights (IPR) infringements and counterfeit goods, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Manufacturing ecosystem, uniform tax rate for handsets called for


November 2nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) With handset demand expected to rise to 350 million per year by 2020, there is need to create a manufacturing ecosystem, focus on research and ... Read more...

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Experts back India’s tough line at climate change talks


October 16th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) With India proposing the inclusion of some of neglected issues in the agenda of the UN climate change negotiations in Durban later this year, experts ... Read more...

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80 percent telecom equipment to be home-made by 2020: Sibal


October 10th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The draft of the National Telecom Policy 2011 Monday unveiled by Communications Minister Kapil Sibal seeks to boost domestic manufacturing of telecom equipment, aiming to ... Read more...

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World media leaders meet in China


September 27th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) World's leading media organisations met here Tuesday to discuss the protection of intellectual property rights (IPR), rise of "new media" and cooperation between global media groups.The ... Read more...

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Now, a futuristic fuel efficient lightweight car


September 13th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) MUTE is here. It's an agile, sporty two-seater, eco-friendly electric vehicle capable of hitting a peak speed of 120 kmph.Its lithium-ion battery is designed to guarantee ... Read more...

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13 mn illegal publications seized in China


September 4th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) Over 13 million illegal audio and video products and print publications have been seized in China during a campaign carried out to protect intellectual property ... Read more...

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