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Nargis Fakhri to endorse HCL’s computing products (With Images)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) "Rockstar" actress Nargis Fakhri has signed on as brand ambassador of HCL Infosystems's computing products.As part of the deal, Nargis has done a photo shoot ... Read more...

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Kanda booked under fresh charges


August 21st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday slapped fresh charges against former Haryana minister Gopal Kanda, who is accused of abeeting the suicide of his former employee Geetika Sharma."We ... Read more...

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Lenovo unveils new generation laptops


August 9th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 9 (IANS) Chinese PC giant Lenovo has unveiled a new generation of light-weight ThinkPads at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.In an event to celebrate ... Read more...

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Texting at the table and working at the laptop while eating - Meal time manners have slipped badly


July 11th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey has revealed that meal time manners have slipped drastically. Earlier people used to eat food together as a family and discuss how their day ... Read more...

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Exploring India’s national diversity - by train


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) One thousand students and teachers from Delhi University (DU), all women, will travel throughout central and western India in a train to study the national ... Read more...

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Iris scans to ensure smooth sailing at airports


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Iris scans and fingerprint scanners will ensure smooth sailing for passengers at airports, right through the car park to boarding the plane, without their having to ... Read more...

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Sony to hike Notebook prices if rupee fall continues


June 8th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Consumer electronics major Sony, which raised prices of laptops and notebooks early this year, Friday said it would further hike prices after September if the rupee ... Read more...

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Gen Y not keen on saving energy: Study


May 6th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 6 (IANS) Gen Y - aged between 13 to 30 years and heavily dependent on power intensive technology like iPods and laptops, shrugs off messages to conserve energy ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Haryana police busts gang of highway robbers


May 5th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) Over five months after cricketer Harbhajan Singh's laptop and other belongings were stolen from his SUV near Karnal, the Haryana police Friday claimed that it ... Read more...

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Railways to deploy software to track train movement


April 27th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Indian Railways Friday said it plans to deploy over the next 18 months a software to track the movement of all trains over its ... Read more...

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Japanese bank to roll out palm scanning ATMs


April 15th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Last year thousands of quake victims fled homes in Japan, leaving their cash cards behind in the hurly burly of survival. Luckily, one bank has the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Laptops for Pakistani students, but what about textbooks


April 10th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Let them eat cake, French queen Marie Antoinette is presumed to have said when told that people did not have bread. Several centuries later, the anomaly ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UP to promote IT sector


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday decided to give a fresh impetus to the IT sector and involve it in education, health, industry and governance.The move came ... Read more...

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Children’s home official held for burglary racket


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 1 (IANS) Police in Goa have exposed a nexus between a caretaker of a state-run children's remand home and delinquents by cracking a burglary and theft racket. The ... Read more...

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Programme converts sign language into text


March 12th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Researchers are designing a software programme which instantly translates sign language into type which can be read on a computer screen.The new technology could be available ... Read more...

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Microsoft offers free trial of Windows 8


March 1st, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Microsoft gave reviewers and the public their first taste of its revolutionary new operating system Windows 8, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.Windows 8 will run on ... Read more...

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2 Nigerians arrested in Ghaziabad for cheating trader


February 26th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Police in Ghaziabad arrested two Nigerian nationals Saturday for duping a local trader of at least Rs.4.5 lakh in an internet lottery scam.Police here said they ... Read more...

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Samsung launches ultra notebook series in India


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) South Korean Samsung Electronics Thursday launched its Series 5 Ultra Notebooks, priced between Rs.48,990 and 54,390, in the Indian market.The notebooks are powered by Intel ... Read more...

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Restructure Pakistan’s education system: Daily


February 20th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) A complete restructuring of the education system is needed in Pakistan where the literacy level still remains among the lowest in the world, said a daily ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Manipuri militant nabbed


February 16th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 16 (IANS) Police have arrested a member of the outlawed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) from a rented house at Lachit Nagar area of Guwahati Thursday.The cadre, identified as ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s luxury train completes maiden run


February 4th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Pakistan's first luxury business train completed its maiden journey between the Lahore and Karachi cities Saturday.The Business Express was launched by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Akali Dal promises laptops, data cards to students


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Jan 22 (IANS) While making promises to all sections of the society, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Sunday said that all Class 11 and 12 students would be given ... Read more...

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Stolen goods restored to their owners in China


January 11th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 11 (IANS) Over 1,300 stolen items including cars, laptops, watches, jewellery, cameras and electric bicycles have been returned to their rightful owners in Shanghai by the police.More than ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Internet users go up in Brazil


December 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 20 (IANS) The number of broadband Internet users in Brazil hit 55.4 million in November, up 68 percent from the same period last year, authorities said ... Read more...

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Study reveals that using Wi-Fi on a laptop ‘damages sperm’


November 30th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study says exposure to laptop Wi-Fi affects the quality of sperms of a man. Researchers from Argentina and the United States carried out the study ... Read more...

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Man sitting 2,000 miles away helps catch thief


November 20th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) A computer expert helped catch a thief, who was 2,000 miles away, with the help of an in-built camera in a stolen laptop. David Duffy, an ... Read more...

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Dubai to donate used laptops for charity


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 2 (IANS/WAM) Three organisations in Dubai have launched a campaign through which the public will be encouraged to donate used laptop computers which will then be recycled and ... Read more...

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No laptops, Brad wants kids to play in dirt


October 29th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt has reportedly hidden his children's computers as he wants them to indulge in outdoor activities.The "Moneyball" actor, who raises six children - ... Read more...

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Cricket betting racket busted, four held


October 18th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A cricket-betting gang was busted here and four men who were taking bets on the India-English One-Dayer were arrested with mobile phones and laptops, police ... Read more...

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Inflation pinching Britain’s shoplifters?


October 18th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) In Britain, it seems even shoplifters are feeling the inflationary squeeze, as figures have revealed that over the past year, thieves have increasingly opted to steal ... Read more...

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Two Maoists arrested in Delhi


October 5th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Two Maoist guerrillas, who provided logistical support to new recruits in Maoist training camps across India, have been arrested in the capital, police said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Intel donates 625 laptops for Kerala e-learning school project


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 2 (IANS) IT major Intel is donating 625 Classmate Laptops to six government high schools in five districts of Kerala as part of the government's IT@School Project.The Kerala ... Read more...

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LG Electronics hikes IT product prices


September 27th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) LG Electronics Tuesday hiked the prices of its IT products including laptops, monitors and ODD drives by 6 percent in India owing to depreciation of ... Read more...

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Three ’suspicious’ Britons held in Kenya


September 26th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Three British nationals, currently on a trip to Kenya, have been detained by anti-terror police after they were found to be "acting suspiciously", a media report ... Read more...

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British kids carry modern gadgets to school


September 1st, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Many schoolgoing children in Britain are carrying smartphones, laptops and iPads to their classrooms in place of traditional kit like pencil cases.Only 16 percent of children ... Read more...

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