After court order on Kolkata cabs, ‘alternative’ arrangements planned

March 31st, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Taxis are set to become scarce in Kolkata from Sunday following a Calcutta High Court order that cabs should mandatorily have tamper-proof digital meters with printers. ... Read more...

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Energy from air could power your mobile

July 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) A revolutionary new device would only need air to keep your mobile phones, wireless sensors and communication chips going.These 'energy scavenging' devices could even be stored ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Security guard killed in Uttar Pradesh bank fire

May 9th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, May 9 (IANS) A security guard was killed and property worth lakhs of rupees was gutted in a major fire that broke out in a bank here early Monday, ... Read more...

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New software allows the blind to ’see’ their printed portrait images

February 17th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Computer scientists in Arizona have demonstrated new software that enables the blind to 'see' their printed portrait images.Their software allows a blind user to take a photo of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CMS Info Systems bags Rs.300 crore BSNL project

February 15th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Infotech services firm CMS Info Systems Tuesday said that it has bagged a Rs.3 billion($66 million) project from state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) to centralise its ... Read more...

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Indian printers of Bangladesh textbooks accused of graft

December 22nd, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 22 (IANS) With just over a week left for the school academic session to begin in Bangladesh, Indian printers have supplied less than half of the primary school textbooks assigned ... Read more...

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Government confirms cases of theft from CWG offices

November 17th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The home ministry has confirmed that a total of five cases of theft have been reported from various Commonwealth Games (CWG) offices in the capital.All the cases ... Read more...

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India has banned import of second hand computers

November 15th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India has banned the import of second-hand computers and computer peripherals from May 2010, parliament was told Monday."As per Ministry of Commerce, import of second-hand computers including ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

World’s first 3D printed fully functioning hybrid car

November 4th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 04 (ANI): Two firms in the US have collaborated to develop a car built entirely by a 3D printer.Urbee was made using additive manufacturing processes, which prints layer upon layer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, ’scratch and sniff’ the Moon for just $55!

October 15th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 15 (ANI): If you have promised a trip to moon to your girl, begin by getting her a recently developed 'scratch and sniff' poster that smells just like the moon.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Printers that don’t need computers unveiled

September 26th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) In good news for people working away from their offices, HP has introduced a new range of printers that connect directly with mobile devices and can be accessed ... Read more...

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Now, ‘printer’ that creates made-to-measure human organs

June 4th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Patients needing transplants would soon ask doctors to 'print' new organs for them, it has been claimed.The California-based regenerative medicine company Organovo has already unveiled a prototype machine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Haryana’s Hisar introduces spot billing for power

May 11th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) Introducing a unique concept, the Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) will now generate spot billing for electricity consumers in Hisar town of Haryana. DHBVN managing director Sudhir Rajpal ... Read more...

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Chinese youth having difficulty with handwriting

April 18th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) With increased usage of computers and mobile phones, majority of Chinese youths are now having difficulties in writing notes by hand, a study has said. With the increased usage ... Read more...

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Three held for circulating fake currency (Lead)

April 3rd, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 3 (IANS) In two separate incidents, three people were arrested Saturday for printing and circulating fake Indian currency notes in Orissa, police said. In Sundergarh district, police arrested one person for ... Read more...

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Indian publishing firm wins textbook contract in Ethiopia

March 21st, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, March 21 (IANS) Ethiopia's ministry of education has awarded Indian media house Laxmi Publications a contract to print and distribute textbooks and teacher training guides.The ministry had issued ... Read more...

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Facebook hooked, smelly colleagues top ‘in-office’ hate list

February 23rd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Colleagues who surf Facebook instead of focusing on their work are among the most irritating aspects of office life, a survey has found.The survey conducted by TV ... Read more...

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It’s official: Men are better shoppers

November 27th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): When it comes to shopping, men are much more efficient than women, according to a new survey.Although, females go for shopping more often, the new study showed they ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Prolonged sitting could lead to diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity

May 16th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 16 (ANI): Hate it when the TV remote is not around and you've to stand up to change channels? Well, it's time you start loving the practice, for experts have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a ‘book vending machine’ that can print 540-page book in 9 mins!

April 28th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): It may take several months for an average reader to complete 'Crime and Punishment', but a copy of the book can be printed in just nine minutes, thanks ... Read more...

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Epson cx7450 is the smartest printer ever

August 18th, 2008 - 1:50 am ICT by David M N James
Epson has released a brand new all in one printer that suits consumers of home based offices. Epson cx7450 is an excellent all in one printer which many home office and workplace ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech, Technology Industry News | offers smart shopper solutions

June 6th, 2008 - 12:10 am ICT by David M N James
Web sites is offering easy and fast solutions to smart shoppers. is listing discount codes for a number of online retailers from Amazon to Zappos. This makes getting printable coupons ... Read more...

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Pirated books seized in Kolkata

April 30th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) The authorities soon plan to raid all shops on College Street - the largest book market in Kolkata - to seize pirated text books after making a large ... Read more...

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Promoter of printer refills expands retail chain

March 28th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Cartridge World, the $450 million Australian printer cartridge chain promoting the concept of refill and reuse cartridge is expanding its Indian presence, a company official said. The company ... Read more...

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Now, a living cell printer to create 3-D structures

January 22nd, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by admin
London, January 22 (ANI): A Wake Forest University researcher has adapted standard inkjet printing mechanism into a method of printing three-dimensional structures from living cells.James Yoo of the Institute of Regenerative ... Read more...

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