technological advancements

Honda all set to invest in UK


September 6th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The manufacturer of the Jaguar and LandRover models has decided to improve their production plant around Birmingham. On the other, hand Honda has also made ample plans ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Concept will always be key to a good film: Faisal


June 4th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Director-writer Habib Faisal, who is enjoying the success of "Ishaqzaade", says though technology has made filmmaking easier, one cannot ignore the importance of a sound story ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India’s young musicians ignoring traditional music: Prasoon Joshi (Interview)


June 4th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Lyricist Prasoon Joshi is impressed with the young crop of eager and innovative musicians but he feels that they are in too much of a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Kiss Me’ singer Noelia wants to collaborate with Zakir Hussain


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Puerto Rican pop singer Noelia of "Kiss Me" fame says she is eager to collaborate with Indian tabla maestro Zakir Hussain and she considers ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

On Indian cinema’s centenary, wax statue to honour Phalke (With Images)


February 17th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) To mark the centenary of the Indian film industry falling May 3, 2012, a fitting tribute will be paid to its legendary founding father, Dhundiraj G. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sanctions benefited Iran, says Khamenei


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 3 (IANS) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said during Friday prayers that Western sanctions have helped the country realise its potential.Khamenei's comments in Tehran were broadcast live ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India to help develop Trinidad as ICT hub


January 27th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Jan 27 (IANS) India's Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme will facilitate the advancement of Trinidad and Tobago' s objective of becoming the ICT hub of the Caribbean and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian American launches a virtual tutoring portal


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Though originally aimed at teaching Hindi to Indian children in the US, an Indian American has launched a virtual tutoring portal for teaching various academic levels ... Read more...

Posted in World |

MCD gets swanky, hi-tech meeting hall


October 18th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Delhi's corporators will now hold discussions in a swanky newly-constructed state-of-the-art meeting hall that was inaugurated by Lt. Governor Tejender Khanna Monday.The meeting hall is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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...

Posted in Business |

Azad mourns slow work on drug-resistant microbes


September 6th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 6 (IANS) Even as 11 nations of the Southeast Asian Region have committed to strengthen policies on microbial agents resistant to drugs, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sahara India inks deal with Korean firm for 6,000-MW power project


August 17th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Sahara India Power Corporation Wednesday said it will set up a total 6,000-megawatt capacity in thermal power plants in India in association with government-run South ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Today is the IBM PC’s 30th birthday


August 12th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) IBM will commemorate the manufacture of the first “Personal Computer” on the 12th of August. The first computer which was considered simple enough for personal use ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Scientist calls for tripling India’s food production


April 20th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 20 (IANS) Agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan Wednesday called for an "evergreen" revolution in agriculture increasing the production by three times and ensuring food security for all Indians."The revolution ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Army organizes exhibition in Madurai to motivate youth


October 18th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarMadurai, Oct.18 (ANI): The Army organized a five-day long exhibition in Madurai, to motivate the youth of the country and to create mass awareness.The exhibition, which commenced on Tuesday, is showcasing ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Britain is a nation of ‘indeciders’: study


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 2 (ANI): A study has claimed that Britain is a nation of "indeciders", as most are unable to make a decision because they are crippled by too much choice.The study ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Broadband for village panchayats, public telephone for all villages: Pilot


May 25th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, May 25 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology (IT) Sachin Pilot on Tuesday said the Government plans to provide all village panchayats with broadband connectivity by 2012 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Misuse Of Technology : Facebook Eradicates ‘Account Of Osama Bin Laden’


April 24th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Terrorists have unearthed in Facebook a fresh medium for the dissemination of their vitriolic ideology. The terrorist outfits and their chieftains are diligently utilizing ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Armed forces bracing for a ‘hot summer’, says Antony


April 1st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here Thursday that in view of increased cross-border infiltration, the Indian armed forces were bracing for a "hot summer" this year. "We are expecting ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

With Federal Tax Credits, Nissan’s Electric Leaf Could Be Of The Cost Of $ 25 K


March 31st, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Nissan's up-to-the-minute electric automobile will be worth slightly in excess of $25,000 when it will be sold in America in December. Its mission is ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Environment |

Medical innovations needed to help India improve healthcare


March 30th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Advancements in technology and scientific research in India should translate into medical innovations, so that India can significantly improve its healthcare sector in the next 25-odd years, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Revolutionary Fridge With Internet


March 8th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 8 (Pen Men At Work): The technological advancements that have taken place in the world have been a source of amazement for all of us. The inventive spirit of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obama may abandon NASA’s moon mission plan


February 1st, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) NASA's plan to send another mission to the moon by 2020 may take a U-turn as US President Barack Obama is expected to propose the closure of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

North eastern states celebrates Republic Day with pomp, gaiety


January 31st, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 31(ANI): People of North-eastern states celebrated India's 61st Republic Day with great enthusiasm.The participation in the celebrations by a large of people sent a clear message to the militants that ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Technology giving rise to generation of depressed people, says expert


December 28th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Although technological wonders have made our lives easier, it might also be giving rise to a generation of depressed people, says an expert.According to psychologist Daniel Goleman, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Benegal to chair panel on National Film Awards


December 23rd, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The revamped expert panel set up to raise the profile of the National Film Awards Wednesday selected noted film director Shyam Benegal as its chairman and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India’s first nuclear submarine launched; historic achievement, says PM (Lead)


July 26th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Vishakapatnam, July 26 (IANS) India Sunday joined a select group of five nations with the launching here of the country's first indigenously designed and built nuclear-powered attack submarine, which Prime Minister ... Read more...

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PM says all necessary steps would be taken to safeguard national security


July 26th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Visakhapatnam, July 26 (ANI): Launching India's first indigenously-built nuclear submarine 'INS-Arihant' here on Sunday afternoon, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh praised the people responsible for its construction, and said all ... Read more...

Posted in National |

No justification for acts of terrorism, say US and India


June 18th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 18 (IANS) India and the US have called upon the world to join hands in combating terrorism in a long-term, sustained and comprehensive manner, saying there can be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FBI goes hi tech in hunt for fugitives


March 26th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): The FBI has gone become high tech and is now using 21st-century upgrades like innovative, community-based technological advancements that get the word out in real time.The 10 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Manmohan Singhs website rated far better than Zardaris by BBC critic


March 21st, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar. 21 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singhs official website has been rated better than that of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari. After comparing various South Asian leaders websites on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Soon, stone cold robot soldiers that kill without remorse


January 5th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): The face of war is all set to transform, with American armed robots predicted to patrol on the battle ground in a matter of few years, killing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Computers will merge ever closer with humans by 2020: Report


April 3rd, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 3 (ANI): With more and more technological advancements, the gap between man and computers is certainly shrinking and the day is not far when this divide would completely fade ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Coimbatore museum of antique objects


February 14th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
Coimbatore, Feb.14 (ANI): Students of a school, located on the outskirts of Coimbatore, have set up museum that boasts of a collection of many antique objects like coins, swords etc. are said ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New bill on greenhouse gas emissions will not hinder America ’s future economic growth


January 20th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new report, conducted by researchers at Harvard University and RTI International, has indicated that the proposed legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will not hinder America's future ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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