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Qatar Airways signs pact with Wipro for IT solutions


September 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Doha/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Qatar Airways Wednesday said it has inked a long-term partnership with leading Indian IT company Wipro to develop new technological solutions."Through this agreement, Wipro will ... Read more...

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New ‘Ramayan’ on TV simplified, technology-backed


August 4th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The magic of mythological epic "Ramayan" is set to be recreated on Zee TV, and the new version promises to be a state-of-art affair with ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans resumes chopper services in Meghalaya


July 25th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 25 (IANS) State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd. would resume its services from Thursday in the mountainous Meghalaya state after a gap of 15 months, an official said Wednesday."Pawan ... Read more...

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Elton John will never join Twitter


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS)Singer Elton John refuses to sign up to the social networking site as he knows he would get into trouble almost straight away."It would end my career. ... Read more...

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HCL Info partners Consolidated Gulf to sell products in Qatar


July 16th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) HCL Infosystems Monday said it has signed a deal with Qatar's technology and engineering solutions and services provider Consolidated Gulf (CGC) to distribute its laptops, ... Read more...

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Allied Computers offers low-cost laptop at Rs.4,999


June 27th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Allied Computers International (Asia) Wednesday launched here ACi Icon-1100, a laptop computer costing just Rs.4,999."We are creating history and this is what the whole country has ... Read more...

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New terminal at Lucknow airport opens June 2


May 31st, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) The new terminal at Lucknow's Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport, inaugurated by the union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh May 19, will be opened for use on ... Read more...

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Media needs to be regulated, say senior journalists


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The media needs regulation, several senior journalists said here Thursday, adding that its proliferation has lowered standards, with news being served instantly."The media needs regulation ... Read more...

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‘Bengal could attract Rs.10 bn IT investment in 18 months’


April 30th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) West Bengal could attract around Rs.10 billion investment in the Information Technology (IT) sector in the next one-and-half years, Computer Association of Eastern India said Monday."Definitely, ... Read more...

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‘Digital format not threatening printed Urdu books’


February 26th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Noted Urdu poet Waseem Barelvi has warned that information without knowledge was useless and that while the digitisation of Urdu literature was a positive step, ... Read more...

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Bihar to monitor road construction online


February 25th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 25 (IANS) Bihar has become the first state in the country to monitor road construction projects online.B. Rajendra, secretary in the Rural Works Department, told IANS: "We are ... Read more...

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Trivedi awaits report on modernisation of railways


February 21st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Feb 21 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Tuesday said he was awaiting a report from Sam Pitroda, adviser to the prime minister on public infrastructure, information and innovations, ... Read more...

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Spreading awareness about tech innovations the Microsoft way


February 10th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Software giant Microsoft has launched its annual DreamSpark Yatra to to share knowledge and spread awareness about innovations in technology that aims at targeting 60,000 ... Read more...

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New mobile app helps choose healthy food


January 21st, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) You can scan bar codes, see what's in a food item and switch to a healthier choice in an instant, thanks to a new mobile application. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Know your genes to live hale and hearty’


January 11th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Knowing genes structure in the body can help in preventing several chronic and lifestyle diseases, claims a Kochi-based organisation which is launching the "first of ... Read more...

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Solar park launched in Dubai


January 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 9 (IANS/WAM) The Supreme Council of Energy (SCE) for Dubai Monday launched a solar park which is first utility-scale production capacity park of its kind in the region.The ... Read more...

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iPhone 4s to go on sale in China next week


January 6th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) iPhone 4s will go on sale in the biggest market in the world next week. Apple has confirmed that the blockbuster phone will go on sale in ... Read more...

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US consulate opens in suburban Mumbai


November 21st, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) The US consulate general in Mumbai officially opened its doors to visitors at its new Bandra-Kurla Complex location in the city, an official said here Monday. The ... Read more...

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UAE officials learn fog monitoring in Slovakia


November 18th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 17 (IANS/WAM) Officials from Dubai have visited Slovakia to learn about the latest technology on how to monitor fog as well as control traffic in such situations.A team ... Read more...

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High-tech drug submarine seized in Colombia


September 27th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 27 (IANS/EFE) Colombian police seized a drug-smuggling submarine equipped with GPS navigation, external cameras and satellite telephones, authorities said Monday.The submarine has capacity to carry four tonnes of ... Read more...

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Overweight mothers give birth fat babies


September 26th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Childhood obesity originates in the mother's womb, says a new study which used the latest technology to monitor fat levels in unborn babies. These babies, part ... Read more...

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Dengue toll reaches 29 in Pakistan’s Punjab province


September 16th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The onslaught of dengue is still on in Pakistan's Punjab province with 29 people having succumbed to the disease so far and 5,500 cases confirmed in ... Read more...

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5,000 suspected dengue cases reported in Pakistan


September 14th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) About 5,000 suspected cases of dengue fever have been reported from across Pakistan, Punjab's capital Lahore alone reporting over 4,000 of these cases.The government of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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MPs go hi-tech, Rajya Sabha paperless


September 7th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) It's the high-tech pill for going green and saving reams of paper -- members of India's upper house of parliament, equipped with tablet ... Read more...

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Kuwait teachers told to use Twitter, Facebook


August 15th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Aug 15 (IANS) Teachers in Kuwait schools are being encouraged by the government to use latest technology, including social networking websites like Twitter and Facebook, to communicate ... Read more...

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Railway minister suggests separate rail safety board


August 5th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Thursday suggested creating a separate rail safety board and said he would write to chief ministers to know about their demands ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel inks managed services deal with Ericsson


July 21st, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Thursday said it has signed a five-year managed services agreement with Ericsson for its Africa operations."As per the agreement, Ericsson will ... Read more...

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India to showcase biotech strength in US


June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Indian biotechnology industry will showcase its advancement and latest technology at an international convention in Washington next week.Industry lobby Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) ... Read more...

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Haryana lawmakers to have websites


June 25th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), June 25 (IANS) Lawmakers in Haryana will soon have their individual websites where details of their activities and developmental works would be given, Assembly Speaker Kuldeep Sharma said ... Read more...

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Stricter screening of anti-graft wing cops: R.R. Patil


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) To ensure speedy investigation in graft cases, officers appointed to the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Mumbai Police will first have to go through a rigorous check ... Read more...

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Pak denies US choppers took off from Ghazi Airbase for ‘Operation Geronimo’


May 4th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 4(ANI): Pakistan has denied having any prior knowledge of the US operation against Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, and also termed reports of US helicopters taking off from Ghazi ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Get a group discount on surgery in a Chinese hospital


April 21st, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 21 (IANS) A hospital in China has begun offering a group discount on eye surgery, prompting a doctor at another hospital to term it a gimmick.Changzheng Hospital's eye ... Read more...

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Half of Brits ‘would erase all personal data online over reputation fear’


April 19th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A survey by security firm Norton has revealed that more than half of British adults are so concerned about their online reputation that they would erase everything they ... Read more...

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Guidelines on man-leopard conflict released


April 18th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Concerned over increasing cases of human-leopard conflict, India Monday released the first-of-its-kind guidelines for managing the strife.Released by the environment ministry, the guidelines are based ... Read more...

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India offers sugar technology to Ethiopia


April 11th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 11(ANI): India has offered expertise and latest technology in sugar industry to Ethiopia.The offer was made by Union Food Minister Prof. K.V. Thomas to Abay Tsehaye, Director General of ... Read more...

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