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Complete work by deadlines, Akhilesh tells officials


June 25th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Uttar Pardesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday told officials to step up efforts to complete development work by deadlines.At a review meeting here, the chief minister ... Read more...

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Microsoft India employees display innovative skills


May 17th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Spectacles for the blind, a real-time communication between speech impaired and others and a guide to expecting mothers are some of the projects showcased by ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bing to integrate social networking with search results


May 11th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, May 11 (IANS) Microsoft Thursday announced that its search engine Bing will integrate information from social networking sites into search results. According to Bing's official blog, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Free applications drain smartphones of energy


April 5th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Beware of seemingly harmless free applications (apps) -- they could be draining your smartphone of 75 percent of its energy, just tracking your location and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Google tests glasses that provide real-time information


April 5th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 5 (IANS) Google has announced test of its "Project Glass", a pair of augmented reality glasses that provides users real-time information right in front of their eyes. In ... Read more...

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Alzheimer’s drugs may have serious side-effects


February 20th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Drugs for Alzheimer's disease currently undergoing clinical trials may have adverse side-effects, warns a new study.The drugs could act like a bad electrician, causing neurons (nerve ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhi to digitise archives


December 20th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday inked an agreement with the National Institute for Smart Government (NISG), Hyderabad, for digitisation of its archival records like gazettes, maps, ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh division needs central government, parliament approval


November 21st, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Though the Uttar Pradesh assembly Monday passed a resolution seeking division of the state into four states by a voice vote without any discussion, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jharkhand to assess ore reserves with remote sensing


August 12th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren Thursday said that ore reserves in the state would be assessed through remote sensing."We have prepared maps of iron ore ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Google asked to halt Street View in India


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangalore, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Indian authorities have instructed Google to halt the development of its Street View in the country. The authorities say there are some sensitive installments in the country ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Gene harms brain decades before Alzheimer’s outbreak


May 15th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) A gene that you carry may begin to damage your brain a full 50 years before Alzheimer's disease shows up, scientists say. In 1993, researchers discovered ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apple denies tracking iPhone and iPad users’ locations


April 28th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): Apple has denied secretly tracking the location of its iPhone and 3G iPad users amid a growing scandal over a hidden program that stores the data.In a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

When Deepika couldn’t make round rotis


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 9IANS) Deepika Padukone was embarrassed when she couldn't make a roti for a cooking scene in "Aarakshan", while her co-star Saif Ali Khan was amused and said ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Over 90 pc houses in Ranchi built without maps, court told


April 14th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 14 (IANS) More than 90 percent of the houses in Ranchi are constructed without any map clearance from the authorities, the state government informed the Jharkhand High ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, robots that can hide from humans while spying!


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Researchers at the Lockheed Martin's Advanced Technology Laboratories have developed a robot that could operate around humans without being detected.The robot takes a zigzag path to avoid well-lit ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kasab will be asked to appeal: Lawyer


February 21st, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab will be advised to appeal in the Supreme Court against his death sentence the Bombay High Court confirmed Monday for his role in ... Read more...

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Former winners fight against computer in Jeopardy!


February 15th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last episode of the show “Jeopardy” did put humans against a machine.Former winners of the show, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, were bought face ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Researchers map how ice sheets shrank during Ice Age


February 13th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Researchers have mapped for the first time how the last British ice sheet shrank during the Ice Age. The maps record the pattern and speed of shrinkage of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

UK scouts’ Kate Middleton kidnapping exercise draws outrage


February 13th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): A Scout troop in Britain has been slammed after it staged the mock kidnapping of Prince William's bride-to-be Kate Middleton by terrorists.Almost 300 children in Amersham, Bucks, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Robots may soon get their own Internet


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): It seems robots are poised to have an equivalent of the Internet and Wikipedia, thanks to the efforts of some European scientists.They are currently developing a project ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Adarsh Society land belongs to military: Army officer


January 15th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) An internal investigation conducted by the Indian Army and records and maps dating back to 1854 reveal that the plot of land on which the controversial Adarsh housing ... Read more...

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Now, know about Dubai on your iPhone


January 10th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS/WAM) Visitors to Dubai will now be able to view maps and get information and latest news updates about the city on iPhones, as the city administration will soon ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ashton Kutcher Gaining Strength And Working Out For The Doomsday


December 29th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
All need some kind of motivation to hit the gym and work put seriously on a regular basis. Ashton Kutcher too needs that drive but his incentive is unlike anyone ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

ESA’s latest map of world’s land cover unveiled


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): ESA's 2009 global land cover map has been unveiled and is available on the 'GlobCover' website.The map was produced using 12 months of data from Envisat's Medium Resolution ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Google 3D medical browser maps human body


December 17th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Google has developed a new browser that maps the human body in detail. Called Google Body Browser, the hi-tech 3D application, hailed as a breakthrough, lets one explore ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian national nabbed in northwest Pakistan suspected as terrorist


November 28th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 28 (ANI): An Indian national arrested from northwest Pakistan a couple of days ago has been suspected of charting out a plan to target sensitive places in Pakistan during Muharram, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Orissa asks Andhra about arrested wife of Maoist leader


November 16th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 16 (IANS) Orissa has sought details from Andhra Pradesh on a top Maoist leader's wife who was on her way to meet her son when she was arrested last week, ... Read more...

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Google to hire 300 engineers in India


November 11th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Global Internet search giant Google Inc Thursday announced plans to hire 300 people to double its engineering headcount in India and strengthen Hyderabad as its largest cloud computing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US seeks to expand military presence in Asia, says Def Secy Robert Gates


November 8th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has said that America wants to bolster its military presence across Asia, adding that closer ties with Australia would help the US expand ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NYC Marathon 2010 To Host Runners From All Over The World


November 7th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey New York City, Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With just moments left to go for the NYC Marathon to kick-off, bloggers on the web have charted out routes and maps for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

How brain is wired for attention


November 2nd, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Scientists have created a wiring diagram that shows how the brain pays attention to visual, cognitive, sensory, and motor cues.The study, conducted by researchers at University of Utah, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Driverless electric vans travel successfully from Italy to China


October 29th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 29 (ANI): Four electric vans that were driverless and which did not have maps have successfully made a 13,000-kilometre test drive from Italy to China.The vans, which arrived at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Colors TV gets court nod to continue ‘Bigg Boss’ shooting (Lead)


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The Colors TV channel Friday secured a stay order from the Bombay High Court on the Lonavala Municipal Council's (LMC) eviction orders to its reality show "Bigg Boss-4".A ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Marine Life Census Shows Oceans Were Once Connected


October 5th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recent Marine Life Census has been completed after an international effort was launched to create it with maps, and three different books, which increased the sum of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now, tour the earth on Google


October 1st, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Google has now taken tourism to the next level by allowing people worldwide to watch from the comfort of their home monuments like Stonehenge, the streets of Italy's ... Read more...

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