using technology

Buoyed by ‘Eega’ success, VFX company looking to expand

July 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Buoyed with the huge success of Telugu film "Eega", special effects company Makuta Effects is looking to expand its operations in India as well as abroad.Makuta ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Assam, Microsoft in learning enhancement pact

June 13th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) The Assam government and Microsoft India signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here Wednesday that aims to improve the readiness of educators on using technology in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mobile, projectors to educate kids on health, hygiene in Gujarat

May 15th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Armed with mobile phones and projectors, teachers in 150 anganwadis in Gujarat are all set to impart health and hygiene education to hundreds of kids ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Jasraj feels reality shows have benefited classical music

February 21st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 21 (IANS) The veteran vocalist Pandit Jasraj feels reality shows like "Indian Idol" have benefited Indian classical music and its artists."The winner of reality shows like 'Indian Idol', ... Read more...

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Technology killing old joys like letter-writing

December 9th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) The traditional way of life appears to be fast vanishing down the memory lane, thanks to modern technology.According to a British study, things like writing a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Content creators can help curb piracy: E&Y;

November 20th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The entertainment world, social media and electronics manufacturers coming together on the same page and using technology can help curb piracy of intellectual property ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Implement DRS on permanent basis: Dar

October 4th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 4 (IANS) Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar has backed the use of the Decision Review System (DRS) and feels it should be used on a permanent basis to avoid ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Updates on ‘Mere Brother…’ on Blackberry

August 12th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Filmmakers are using technology in a big way to make, raise and promote films and the latest to join the bandwagon is Yash Raj Films. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Saina to work with Indian cricket team analyst

July 26th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Badminton star Saina Nehwal will work with Indian cricket team's performance analyst S. Ramakrishan to finetune her game in the run up to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

e-broadcast pilot project launched in Gujarat

May 6th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 5 (IANS) In another e-governance initiative, Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday launched the 'Gujarat Swarnim Gram E-Broadcast Project' in Amreli."Initially implemented as 'district pilot scheme' ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Sexting’ trend becoming increasingly common among teenagers

March 31st, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 31 (ANI): As the trend of sexting becomes increasingly common, teenagers are exchanging naked photos of themselves as a form of "insurance" to prevent their partners forwarding on saucy images.According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

President Patil inaugurates exhibition of innovations at Udyanotsav

March 14th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil inaugurated the exhibition of innovations at the ongoing Udyanotsav at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Monday.Visitors coming for a tour of the Mughal ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Children, young people warned over dangers of ’sexting’

February 8th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 08 (ANI): The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (Ceop) has warned children and young people about sending sexually explicit images of themselves to others.Ceop has even created a 10-minute ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Now, an iPhone app that can read minds!

January 14th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Experts have come up with a new application for the iPhone that has the ability to read minds.The XWave enables users to control on-screen objects with their minds ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

RBI governor tells banks to speed up reach to people

December 6th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 6 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Duvvuri Subbarao Monday urged state-run banks to speed up financial inclusion to reach the people by opening up more Financial Inclusion Resource ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Texting after bedtime can make kids anxious, depressed

November 9th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Children who text and e-mail late at night may become depressed, anxious or suffer learning difficulties.The US researchers said that unlike watching TV, which is a passive activity, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Maoist violence in Bihar as polling under way

October 24th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) Maoists Sunday abducted four polling officials and released them in an hour in Bihar's Sitamarhi district and also attempted to ransack a polling station during the second phase ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

FCC proposes rules to help American mobile phone users avoid a “bill shock”

October 15th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday proposed a new set of rules which aim to avoid consumers from receiving unexpected charges on their bills, which ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Fear of new technology begins in womb

October 14th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Technophobia or fear of new technology begins before we are born, say researchers. University of Bath researchers claim pre-natal testosterone exposure has an effect on the way the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Technophobia ’sprouts up while we are still in the womb’

October 14th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that the fear of technology or technophobia could be determined before a person is even born, when they are still in the womb.University of Bath ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

FIFA mulling new goal-line technology, option of using extra officials

October 12th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12(ANI): FIFA is examining the prospect of using technology to assist match officials to avoid a repeat of the controversial calls which plagued this year's World Cup in South Africa.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

TCS bags Karnataka data centre project

September 27th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Sep 27 (IANS) The Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Monday said it has bagged a contract from Karnataka for managing state data centre (SDC) project. This project will enhance the infrastructure required ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Weird Business Ideas That Can Work

August 18th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the advent of technology and the wonder called internet new ways of making money and earning a living have become possible. Apart from the conventional ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Using the mobile to track midday meal scheme

August 9th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Two graduates from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur have developed technology to keep tabs on the gigantic Rs.2,000 crore midday meal scheme across Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Study says ‘pep talk can reduce violence, alcoholic problems among teenagers’

August 4th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): A brief motivational talk can reduce the chances of teenagers getting violent or experiencing drinking problems, according to a study by University of Michigan Health System (UMHS).The conclusion ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gen Y doesn’t make lazy workers

July 31st, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 31 (ANI): Are you one of those who believe young people are less committed to work than others? If yes, a new Aussie report may help you change your perspective.According ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Female sex guru offers online ‘penis massage’ course to boost male libido

June 14th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 14 (ANI): A female sex guru from Singapore is using technology to help men boost their libido - she is organising a four-week online course on massage techniques to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Decision on new toll collection system likely by July

March 20th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The government is likely to decide on a new common toll collection system for highways by July. The government is planning to launch a system using technology that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

George Michael ‘gay cruising with iPhone’s Grindr app’

March 17th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 17 (ANI): George Michael is using technology to find hot guys - the singer has downloaded an iPhone application that helps him find blokes nearby, it has emerged.According to Michael's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Give up iPods rather than chocolate this Lent, say UK church leaders

February 16th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Church leaders in the UK are calling for 'technology fast' this Lent, insisting people to give up iPods rather than chocolate to save the planet.Senior bishops are backing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

David Beckham helps kids with homework

January 15th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Soccer star David Beckham is using technology to help his kids with their homework. While they're in the US and he's in Italy, he teaches them over ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

More English works to be made available in Indian languages

December 17th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 17 (IANS) In a bid to attract more Indian readers to English literature, the British Council is assisting Indian writers in translating classic works into regional Indian languages. "There are ... Read more...

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Kids who use technology ‘have better writing skills’

December 7th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 7 (ANI): Kids who use online technology such as blog, or social networking websites have more confidence in their writing skills, say experts.According to the National Literacy Trust, forms of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Quantum computer chips come one step closer to reality

October 16th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): Researchers at Ohio State University in the US have discovered a way to make quantum devices using technology common to the chip-making industry today, which might one day ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, Twitter may help you shed those extra pounds

October 5th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): Here is another reason for you to join Twitter, for slim people worldwide are now posting their healthy food diet on 'Tweet What You Eat'.The food chart also ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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