technological innovation

Global meet on technological innovation from Sep 20 in Delhi


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A two-day global conference to promote technological innovation in India will be inaugurated here by chairman of the National Innovation Council Sam Pitroda Sep 20.The ... Read more...

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China’s first bank for technological innovation opens


August 16th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 16 (IANS) China's first bank for technological innovation, a result of joint investment by Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPDB) and America's Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), opened here Wednesday.With ... Read more...

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Google unveils new ultra-high speed internet


July 27th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 27 (IANS) After more than two years of anticipation, Google finally announced Thursday that the company's ultra-high speed internet service Google Fiber would become available to the residents ... Read more...

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China calls for scientific, technological reform


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has called for reforming country's scientific and technological system to ensure that it better serves China's development.Speaking at a conference being participated ... Read more...

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China to boost import to balance foreign trade


May 1st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) China has called for increasing imports and stabilising exports in order to promote a more balanced growth in foreign trade, a media report said Tuesday.China's cabinet, ... Read more...

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Kerala to have 450 e-toilets by March


January 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 (IANS) Kerala will have 450 functional e-toilets by the end of this fiscal, becoming the first state in India with Connected Toilet Infrastructure which would be on ... Read more...

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Toshiba bags elevator contract for Mumbai housing project


October 8th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Toshiba Elevator, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corporation, has won the elevator contract in One Avighna Park, a $411 million residential-cum-commercial project in Mumbai.This ... Read more...

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China’s nuclear industry to post slower growth: Report


August 31st, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 31 (IANS) China's nuclear power industry will expand at a slower rate compared with the past five years, a media report said Wednesday."China's nuclear industry base is still ... Read more...

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Jaguar to launch limited edition supercar


May 6th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) The iconic Jaguar will soon launch C-X75, a hybrid supercar, priced in the range of British 700,000 pounds plus local taxes, an official said here Friday.The ... Read more...

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‘Exasperated’ Obama says White House tech is “30 years behind” time


April 16th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has expressed disappointment at the lack of new technology in the White House, claiming the gadgets he has at his disposal are "30 ... Read more...

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Vodafone named ‘UK’s most valuable brand’


March 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): Vodafone has been named as the most valuable brand in Britain.According Brand Finance Global 500 report, the telecoms giant, worth about 18.9 billion pounds, has increased in value ... Read more...

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India ready to tackle serious challenges to emerge as a developed country: Mukherjee


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday stressed that the country is ready to tackle series serious challenges, including the challenge of rising expectations of a young ... Read more...

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‘China may overtake US as premier nation for scientific and technological innovation’


February 20th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): US President Barrack Obama's science adviser has warned that China could overtake America as the premier nation for scientific and technological innovation, if "we don't lift our game". ... Read more...

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Oil, water helped US win World War II: Study


February 16th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): In World War II, the US had two major strategic advantages over the Axis - oil and water, according to a new study.Although other factors played major roles ... Read more...

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Modern humans reached Arabia earlier than previously believed


January 28th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): An international team of researchers suggests that humans could have arrived on the Arabian Peninsula as early as 125,000 years ago - directly from Africa rather than via ... Read more...

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India, Russia ink 19 business deals, explore trade pact


December 21st, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Seeking to put innovation and business at the centre of a partnership that has remained mostly defence-centric and setting a bilateral trade target of $20 billion ... Read more...

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Sign of the times: Queen joins Facebook


November 8th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Royal Family in the United Kingdom has opened a page on Facebook and within an hour, more than 40,000 people expressed their likeness to the page. ... Read more...

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India-U.S. to jointly work to grow their economies: Strobe Talbott


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 3 (ANI): Strobe Talbott, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, has said that India and the United States should work together to enhance their economic might through technological ... Read more...

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Shanghai World Expo ends with pledge for inclusive growth


October 31st, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 31 (IANS) The six-month long Shanghai World Expo drew to a close Sunday with participants pledging to tackle the challenges of population explosion, environmental damage, urban poverty and cultural conflicts.Participant ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Solar ‘charkhas’ to produce ‘green clothes’


October 2nd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is finalising a project to introduce solar "charkhas" (spinning wheels) across the country and produce "green clothes", a top official said ... Read more...

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J-K Horticulture Department introduces machines for rapid shelling of almonds


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, Oct.2 (ANI): The Horticulture Department in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday has introduced farmers here, to the machines that can rapidly shell almonds.The almond hulling machine speeds up the ... Read more...

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Try the new Sony Walkman E Series


September 27th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If you are an audiophile, you will surely like the new walkman series from Sony. Sony has always been at the forefront of technological innovation and ... Read more...

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Women empowerment important for a powerful nation: Patil


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said women empowerment is very important for developing India into a powerful nation. "Women empowerment is very important for the development of the nation. ... Read more...

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Mukherjee asks banks to get ready for global competition


September 7th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian banks need to gear themselves up for global competition as changing economic scenario might prompt the government to further open up the sector to foreign ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indians immigrants boosting technological innovation in US


July 16th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Indians immigrants are boosting technological innovation in the United States, according to a study published by William Kerr of the Harvard Business School and William Lincoln of the ... Read more...

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Guy Ritchie Wants To Make The Next ‘Sherlock Holmes’ In 3-D


June 30th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): English filmmaker Guy Ritchie is planning to make his next Sherlock Holmes movie in 3D. The director has even started work on the script and ... Read more...

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Ritchie to make next ‘Sherlock Holmes’ in 3-D


June 29th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) British director Guy Ritchie will make the next "Sherlock Holmes" movie in 3-D. He has already started working on the script and may hire some of the crew who ... Read more...

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Giant airship can carry 1,000 pounds of payloads up to 20,000-ft above Earth


May 6th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): A 235-foot prototype Bullet Airship, called The Bullet 580, can carry 1,000 pounds of payloads up to 20,000 feet above Earth.The inflatable airship, which has a helium-filled tanker ... Read more...

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India would provide 50 ‘SAARC Silver Jubilee Scholarships’: Manmohan Singh


April 28th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Thimphu (Bhutan), Apr 28 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said India would provide 50 'SAARC Silver Jubilee Scholarships' for meritorious students from SAARC LDC countries for the ... Read more...

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Strong British presence at DEFEXPO 2010


February 12th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Britain is set to showcase its strong presence at DEFEXPO 2010 next week, with more than 20 companies participating. Some will be exhibiting their prowess for the ... Read more...

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Phone alarm that wails loudly if taken away from owner wins UK challenge


February 11th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 11 (ANI): A mobile phone alarm that lets out a high-pitched wail if taken more than ten metres away from its owner has won a British government challenge aimed at ... Read more...

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Thiruvananthapuram passport office faces space crunch


January 27th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 27 (IANS) The Thiruvananthapuram passport office, which receives the maximum number of applications for new passports, is struggling for space. In this age of technological innovation, its staff is doing ... Read more...

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China may become world’s top exporter


January 10th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 10 (IANS) China may overtake Germany to become the world's largest exporter though its exports in 2009 had fallen 13.9 percent from a year earlier, according to figures released Sunday ... Read more...

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Quality higher education, scientific research will set India as a global power: Ansari


January 4th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 4(ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday said that the potential of India as a global power, its vision of inclusive growth and optimal utilization of the human potential ... Read more...

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China can achieve climate target if its implements major societal reforms


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 2 (ANI): Environment experts have suggested that if China is to achieve its climate target of cutting carbon emissions per unit of gross domestic product (GDP) by 40-45 percent from ... Read more...

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