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India Sci-Tech
  Last Updated: May 15, 2007 - 7:22:41 PM

India Sci-Tech
Indian social activists leverage free software
New Delhi, May 16 - Indian voluntary groups are being offered solutions in free software - with training and support thrown in - to give them options to using illegally copied software for their work and campaigns.
May 16, 2007 - 8:27:05 AM

India Business
Spanish firm prefers India to China for joint venture
Bangalore, May 15 - A leading Spanish manufacturer of printed circuit boards - has opted to set up its first overseas joint venture in India with an eye on the growing domestic demand and huge export potential.
May 15, 2007 - 12:29:23 PM

India Business
Sun Micro, Tech Mahindra join hands for IPTV services
Mumbai, May 14 - Leading IT firm Sun Microsystems India and telecom software major Tech Mahindra Monday announced a strategic alliance to roll out cost-effective and efficient Internet protocol television - services in the Indian and Asia Pacific markets.
May 14, 2007 - 7:06:31 PM

India Business
Achuthanandan has delayed Smart City project: Chandy
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 - Former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy said Monday that the Smart City project, inked a day earlier by the state government and Dubai Internet City -, was their baby and the present government had only delayed the Rs.15 billion --IT project by two years.
May 14, 2007 - 6:20:02 PM

India Business
Maran's tenure saw Indian telecom's growth blossom
New Delhi, May 14 - His proximity to DMK chief M. Karunanidhi secured IT and Communications Minister Dayanadhi Maran a berth in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's cabinet. And this proximity again cost him the job he landed in his very first term as an MP.
May 14, 2007 - 2:21:12 PM

India Sci-Tech
Biggest cluster of dinosaur eggs found in central India
Bhopal, May 14 - A team of Indian palaeontologists has discovered a nest with 12 dinosaur eggs - the largest in a single nest - in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh. The fossilised eggs will be subjected to radio scan to ascertain whether there is an embryo inside them.
May 14, 2007 - 10:31:32 AM

India Business
Smart City deal inked: to firm ties between Kerala and Middle East
Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 - The much-delayed Rs.15 billion --Smart City project between the Kerala government and Dubai Internet City -, aiming to put Kerala on the global IT map, was inked here Sunday.
May 13, 2007 - 6:25:18 PM

India Business
Finally, Smart City project inked
Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 - The much-awaited Rs.15 billion --Smart City project between the Kerala government and Dubai Internet City -, aimed to put Kerala on the global IT map, was inked here Sunday.
May 13, 2007 - 3:48:33 PM

India Diaspora
IIT alumnus takes software to battlefront and beyond
Bangalore, May 13 - An Indian expatriate trained at the Indian Institute of Technology --Kharagpur is playing a crucial role in taking software to the battlefront.
May 13, 2007 - 9:57:56 AM

India Sci-Tech
Nurture creative leaders for growth: Kalam
New Delhi, May 11 - For a prosperous and developed India, it is imperative to nurture creative leaders, President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said Friday.
May 11, 2007 - 11:00:04 PM

India Business
Google to expand operations in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, May 11 - Andhra Pradesh government has decided to allot 20 acres of land on the city outskirts to Google for expanding its operations.
May 11, 2007 - 9:15:12 PM

India Business
ISRO to launch three more commercial satellites
Bangalore, May 11 - Antrix Corporation Ltd, the marketing arm of Indian space agency ISRO, will soon sign new contracts to launch three more overseas commercial satellites in the next two years, a top official said here Friday.
May 11, 2007 - 6:58:01 PM

India Business
Kerala's Smart City project to be inked Sunday
Thiruvananthapuram, May 11 - The Rs.15 billion - Smart City project at Kochi would finally be inked with its developer Dubai Internet City - Sunday nearly three years of after it was first mooted, officials said Friday.
May 11, 2007 - 1:29:05 PM

India Education
Patnaik writes to PM, wants IIT in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, May 11 - Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demanding that a greenfield Indian Institute of Technology - be set up in Orissa during the 11th Five Year Plan.
May 11, 2007 - 12:34:18 PM

India Sci-Tech
Committee to explore mass rapid transport system for Chandigarh
Chandigarh, May 10 - The hopes of having a mass rapid transport system - project for Chandigarh has been revived with the Chandigarh administration Thursday constituting a 10-member committee to review an earlier report submitted on the project.
May 10, 2007 - 9:08:01 PM

India Business
TRAI proposes lower FDI for Internet service providers
New Delhi, May 10 - In a move that could make Internet and broadband services costlier, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India - Thursday proposed to lower foreign direct investment - for Internet service providers - from 100 to 74 percent.
May 10, 2007 - 6:53:42 PM

India Business
Oracle to increase headcount in India
New Delhi, May 10 - Oracle India, a wholly owned subsidiary of US-based Oracle Corp., is planning to increase its headcount in India 'significantly' above its current workforce of 19,000, the company said here Thursday.
May 10, 2007 - 5:57:47 PM

India Sci-Tech
Hi-tech landmines baffle Jharkhand Police
Ranchi, May 10 - When some Jharkhand cops succeeded in tracing a radio signal-based landmine this week, they considered themselves lucky. For, Maoists in the state are increasingly going high-tech with their landmines, resulting in heavy casualties in the police force.
May 10, 2007 - 4:42:29 PM

India Business
Dell's Indian unit to start functioning 2007 end
New Delhi, May 10 - World's largest computer maker Dell Inc. Thursday said its first manufacturing unit in India, which is coming up near Chennai, will start operating by the end of this year.
May 10, 2007 - 4:17:24 PM

India Business
Vodafone completes Essar-Hutch deal for $10.9 bn
New Delhi, May 9 - Global mobile telephony giant Vodafone Wednesday said it has formally acquired the controlling stake in Hutch-Essar from Hong Kong-based Hutchison Telecommunications International for $10.9 billion.
May 9, 2007 - 2:22:25 PM

India Sci-Tech
Indian Army test fires Prithvi-1 missile
Balasore -, May 9 - The Indian Army Wednesday successfully conducted a user trial of the surface-to-surface medium-range Prithvi-1 missile from a military base in Orissa, an official said.
May 9, 2007 - 1:49:34 PM

India Sci-Tech
Indian BPOs successfully competing with global rivals: study
Mumbai, May 9 - Indian BPOs have achieved a critical mass and are now successfully competing with major global suppliers of business process outsourcing, says a new study.
May 9, 2007 - 12:36:07 PM

India Sci-Tech
Army tests surface-to-surface Prithvi-1 missile
Balasore -, May 9 - India Wednesday tested its surface to surface medium range Prithvi-1 missile from a defence base in Orissa.
May 9, 2007 - 11:00:01 AM

Healthcare : India Healthcare
Cheap laser technology to heal kidney stones
Kolkata, May 9 - Diagnosed with kidney stones, Indrajit Roy wanted to get the best cure at an affordable cost. When a hospital in Kolkata promised to remove the stone in a bloodless laser-aided operation at less than half the fee quoted by other hospitals, his prayers were answered.
May 9, 2007 - 10:47:14 AM

Seeking a global role for Hindi through cyberspace
Agra, May 9 - A pioneer of the Hindi blogosphere, Manisha Kulshreshtra is busy scripting a global role for India's national language via the Internet from a single PC in her Agra home.
May 9, 2007 - 7:39:53 AM

India Business
BharatMatrimony judged India's best portal for 2007
New Delhi, May 8 - BharatMatrimony Group, one of India's leading Internet companies, Tuesday grabbed the awards for the best Indian portal 2007 under three different categories of matrimony, property and jobs.
May 8, 2007 - 7:20:38 PM

India Business
Indian BPO potential still untapped, says study
New Delhi, May 8 - Indian IT companies, which are bagging multi-million-dollar deals every other day, have not yet fully tapped the huge global offshoring market, a global consultancy firm said here Tuesday.
May 8, 2007 - 6:35:15 PM

India Business
Infosys BPO certified by Carnegie Mellon
Bangalore, May 7 - Infosys BPO Ltd, a subsidiary of the IT bellwether, Monday announced that it was certified for e-Sourcing Capability Model for service providers - at level 4 by the reputed Carnegie Mellon University's IT services qualification centre.
May 7, 2007 - 8:12:51 PM

India Sci-Tech
Chandigarh village gets e-governance
Chandigarh, May 7 - Khuda Jassu village in the union territory of Chandigarh Monday had its first brush with modern technology after the administration opened its first rural e-governance facilitation centre there.
May 7, 2007 - 7:57:14 PM

India Business
US tourist firm chooses Kerala IT company for bookings
Thiruvananthapuram, May 7 - Vail Resorts, Inc. -, the premier mountain resort operator in the US, has chosen IBS IT solutions firm Tour PartnerTM here to integrate and upgrade its reservations system.
May 7, 2007 - 6:25:44 PM

India Entertainment
New technology paves the way to Cannes for 'Dharm'
New Delhi, May 7 - The Hindi film 'Dharm', which will premiere at the 60th Cannes Film Festival beginning May 16, was shot with high-definition - technology and represents a breakthrough for Indian cinema, says cinematographer S. Nallamuthu proudly.
May 7, 2007 - 1:34:40 PM

India Business
Haryana to train 10,000 drivers
Chandigarh, May 6 - In a bid to tackle the growing number of accidents in the state, the Haryana government Sunday announced it would impart training in driving skills to 10,000 drivers.
May 6, 2007 - 7:31:30 PM

India Business
TCS, Microsoft tie up for RFID solutions
Mumbai, May 6 - Tata Consultancy Services has joined hands with Microsoft Corporation to deliver radio frequency identification - solutions to global companies.
May 6, 2007 - 4:35:12 PM

India Education
Jaipur to get 200 kids' computer education centres
Jaipur, May 5 - Jaipur will soon have over 200 learning centres to promote computer education among underprivileged schoolchildren by providing them access to educational content and games, officials said Saturday.
May 5, 2007 - 5:32:46 PM

India Sci-Tech
Yamuna a major problem: scientist
Agra, May 5 - The man heading India's space programme says the pollution of the river Yamuna is a major problem.
May 5, 2007 - 12:47:46 PM

India Sci-Tech
India's would-be space tourist gets tips from Kalam
New Delhi, May 3 - Counting the months till he lifts off into space as India's first tourist, Santhosh George Kulangara Thursday got some vital tips on the vast extraterrestrial canvas from President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
May 3, 2007 - 8:59:50 PM

India Business
Rohtang tunnel may be ready before 2014
Shimla, May 3 - The use of latest tunnel boring machines in building the 8.8 km Rohtang tunnel in Himachal Pradesh could reduce the time taken for its construction by at least a year, besides reducing costs.
May 3, 2007 - 6:54:33 PM

India Business
Satyam opens facility in Visakhapatnam
Hyderabad, May 3 - Satyam Computer Services Ltd., a leading global consulting and IT services company, Thursday opened its facility in the port city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
May 3, 2007 - 5:38:21 PM

India Diaspora
Emigration process to become easier with computerisation
New Delhi, May 3 - The process of emigration from India will become easier as the government has begun computerising the eight offices of Protector of Emigrants -.
May 3, 2007 - 3:31:28 PM

Healthcare : India Healthcare
A device to 'hear' what they can't see
Agra, May 3 - A group of IT students here have developed a device that can enable the blind to hear what they cannot see or read.
May 3, 2007 - 11:02:03 AM

India Sci-Tech
Kolkata geek finds global slot to organise music on PC
Bangalore, May 3 - At 23, most youngsters are uncertain of themselves. But Debarshi Rishi Ray has used his IT skills to propel a global project forward to organize the music on computers in a useful way.
May 3, 2007 - 8:23:04 AM

Healthcare : India Healthcare
India, US body to jointly develop AIDS vaccine
New Delhi, May 2 - India Wednesday signed an agreement with the US-based International AIDS Vaccine Initiative - to develop an AIDS vaccine.
May 2, 2007 - 10:31:24 PM

India Business
Indian IT industry set to surpass $100 bn by 2011: report
New Delhi, May 2 - The burgeoning Indian IT industry will cross the $100 billion mark in revenues within the next four years with a growth rate of 18 percent, said a report.
May 2, 2007 - 6:54:46 PM

India Business
Fiserv to increase headcount in India by 2009
New Delhi, May 1 - US-based IT major Fiserv Inc. Tuesday announced its plans to increase its headcount to 5,000 in India within the next two years.
May 1, 2007 - 8:30:00 PM

India Business
Computer sales zoom in third quarter of 2006-07
New Delhi, May 1 - Sale of personal computers - in India grew 28 percent in the third quarter of 2006-07 as compared to the corresponding period in the previous year with 1.3 million units sold between October-December 2006, a leading IT hardware and training body said Tuesday.
May 1, 2007 - 5:33:20 PM

India Business
VSNL launches wireless international broadband
Mumbai, May 1 - Tata Group company VSNL is all set to provide roaming wireless broadband services to international travellers during their stay in India.
May 1, 2007 - 11:16:02 AM

India Business
Planning your holidays on the Net could get simpler
New Delhi, May 1 - The way you plan your travel itinerary is changing at the speed of Internet. To keep pace with the rest of the world, India too needs to focus on new online strategies for inbound and outbound travel, suggest organisers of an upcoming conference on the subject.
May 1, 2007 - 10:12:59 AM

India Sci-Tech
Malayalam web portals for all panchayats in Kerala soon
Thiruvananthapuram, April 30 - Gram panchayats - in Kerala would soon have their own custom-made web portals with all the information relating to the panchayat in Malayalam.
Apr 30, 2007 - 9:01:01 PM

India Business
India-Italy business incubation centre to come up at Technopark
Thiruvananthapuram, 30 April - Following the visit of a 35-member industrial delegation from Italy, which toured the state Technopark campus here Monday, discussions have begun to set up a business incubation centre between the Technopark and Italian companies.
Apr 30, 2007 - 5:54:47 PM

India Sci-Tech
India, global community differ on tourism in Antarctica
New Delhi, April 30 - Tourism in the icy Antarctica continent seems to have become a prickly issue with India, which is hosting the ongoing Antarctica Treaty Consultative Meeting - here, vehemently opposed to it as against the treaty members.
Apr 30, 2007 - 5:42:24 PM

India Business
Asia-America gateway to be built
Mumbai, April 30 - Global leaders of the telecommunications industry including Bharti Airtel, one of India's biggest telecom services providers, signed a construction and maintenance agreement in Kuala Lumpur recently to build the first high bandwidth optical fibre submarine cable system linking South East Asia and the United States.
Apr 30, 2007 - 4:08:23 PM

India Sci-Tech
India for third research base in Antarctica
New Delhi, April 30 - India Monday formally sought permission of the Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty - to set up a third research base in the icy continent in order to bolster its scientific research there.
Apr 30, 2007 - 3:18:39 PM

India Sci-Tech
Antarctic treaty meet to focus on human intervention
New Delhi, April 29 - The 30th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting - beginning in New Delhi Monday will deliberate on the impact of human intervention and climate change on the continent.
Apr 29, 2007 - 8:59:34 PM

India Business
Government order paves way for Fab City project
Hyderabad, April 29 - With the Andhra Pradesh government issuing an order allotting 100 acres of land to SemIndia Inc, decks have been cleared for the proposed $3 billion semiconductor manufacturing Fab City here.
Apr 29, 2007 - 6:13:33 PM

India Business
Indian rockets in global launch market
Bangalore, April 29 - India is now in the multi-billion dollar global launch market after the successful launch of an Italian satellite that was put into polar orbit by an Indian rocket earlier this month.
Apr 29, 2007 - 12:48:46 PM

India Business
ISRO rockets into global market for launch pie
Bangalore, April 29 - The Indian Space Research Organisation - has entered the multi-billion dollar global launch market, with the success of its first commercial launch when an Italian satellite was put into the polar orbit this month.
Apr 29, 2007 - 8:09:46 AM

India Sports
Lenovo designs Olympic torch with Chinese touch
Kolkata, April 27 - 'Cloud of Promise,' the torch of the 2008 Olympic Games that will be relayed across the world before arriving at Beijing, has been designed by the world's leading computer manufacturer Lenovo.
Apr 27, 2007 - 4:00:18 PM

India Education
India to set up space science institute
New Delhi, April 26 - India, an acknowledged power in space science, will launch from the next academic year an Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology - with an initial investment of Rs.2.70 billion - to address the manpower shortage faced by the national space agency.
Apr 26, 2007 - 10:32:42 PM

India Sci-Tech
1,007 DRDO scientists quit in five years
New Delhi, April 26 - The Defence Research and Development Organisation -, criticised for huge time and cost overruns in its multifarious projects, saw 1,007 scientists quitting in the past five years 'due to increased opportunities available in private sectors', parliament was informed Thursday.
Apr 26, 2007 - 7:42:53 PM

India Business
AOL launches India portal with trendy features
Bangalore, April 26 - American Online -, a division of the $44-billion Time Warner, Thursday launched its India portal to offer next generation e-mail service with unlimited storage and spam blocking.
Apr 26, 2007 - 6:00:05 PM

India Business
HCL offers data recovery technology for PCs
Chennai, April 26 - India's premier IT firm HCL Infosystems Thursday announced a new technology that will enable computer users to recover all lost data within a matter of minutes with the help of its 'mixedware' named EC2.
Apr 26, 2007 - 5:18:35 PM

India Sci-Tech
C.N.R. Rao criticises India's declining scientific research
Kolkata, April 25 - Internationally acclaimed pioneer in chemistry and one of India's most celebrated scientists, C.N.R. Rao Wednesday took a dig at India's scientific research output and its declining contribution to the world of science.
Apr 25, 2007 - 10:30:39 PM

India Business
Yahoo! offers links to Indian cities, maps
Bangalore, April 25 - Yahoo! India, the leading search engine-cum-web services provider, Wednesday launched two new links to browse 20 Indian cities and access maps.
Apr 25, 2007 - 7:32:02 PM

India Business
SemIndia seeks to allay apprehensions over Fab City
Hyderabad, April 25 - Allaying apprehensions over Fab City, the proposed $3 billion semiconductor manufacturing hub here, its developer SemIndia Inc Wednesday said it was waiting for the transfer of land by the Andhra Pradesh government to begin the work.
Apr 25, 2007 - 4:40:03 PM

India Business
Smart City project to be inked this week: Achuthanandan
Thiruvananthapuram, April 25 - The proposed Rs.15 billion - Smart City project at Kochi would be inked with developer Dubai Internet City - this week, Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan said here Wednesday.
Apr 25, 2007 - 4:14:23 PM

India Diaspora
NRI's homework clicks on online tutorials
New Delhi, April 25 - Tuitions have just gone online courtesy an NRI mother's initiative to help schoolchildren in the US and Canada who can, at the click of a mouse, now learn maths or English and finish their homework.
Apr 25, 2007 - 8:41:10 AM

India Sci-Tech
All Chandigarh police stations get CCTV
Chandigarh, April 24 - All 11 police stations in Chandigarh have been installed with close-circuit television - cameras to ensure fair and transparent dealings between police personnel and citizens.
Apr 24, 2007 - 5:13:27 PM

India Business
Open Invention Network signs up two Indian companies
Hyderabad, April 24 - Open Invention Network -, a company formed to spur innovation and protect the Linux System, Tuesday announced that it has signed up two Indian technology companies.
Apr 24, 2007 - 3:32:09 PM

India Business
India launches Italian satellite, joins elite club
Sriharikota -, April 23 - India Monday joined an elite cub of six nations with capabilities to launch commercial satellites when it put an Italian astronomical satellite into orbit from the space centre here.
Apr 23, 2007 - 7:24:52 PM

India Business
India launches Italian satellite to join elite club
Sriharikota -, April 23 - India Monday joined an elite cub of nations with capabilities to launch commercial satellites when it put an Italian astronomical satellite into orbit from the space centre here.
Apr 23, 2007 - 5:31:03 PM

India Business
India's first commercial satellite launch successful
Sriharikota, April 23 - In a quantum leap forward, India Monday successfully conducted its first launch of a commercial satellite when an indigenously built rocket put an Italian AGILE astronomical satellite into a 550-km equatorial orbit.
Apr 23, 2007 - 4:38:23 PM

India Business
Nasscom to set up data security body for IT firms
New Delhi, April 23 - In a move to showcase India as the leader in IT best practices, the National Association for Software and Services Companies -, a leading Indian information technology industry lobby, is to establish an independent body to push the industry to follow stringent data security laws.
Apr 23, 2007 - 4:37:44 PM

India Business
60 Indian techies make it to Google's Summer of Code
Bangalore, April 23 - Sixty Indian youngsters have bagged selections at the prestigious Google Summer of Code competition, early reports indicated.
Apr 23, 2007 - 10:10:35 AM

India Business
ISRO set for maiden commercial launch
Chennai, April 22 - The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle -, a trusted workhorse of the Indian Space Research Organisation -, is ready for the nation's maiden commercial launch Monday when it will put Italian satellite AGILE into the orbit.
Apr 22, 2007 - 8:58:08 PM

India Sci-Tech
India planning satellite earth station in Antarctica
New Delhi, April 21 - India is planning to build a Satellite Earth Station at Maitri -, its second base in the Antarctica, to facilitate instant data transfer from the ice continent.
Apr 21, 2007 - 8:48:20 PM

India Education
Edusat scheme for schools in tribal Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, April 21 - The Madhya Pradesh government is planning to launch the Edusat scheme to improve quality of instruction and capacity building in schools in the state's tribal districts.
Apr 21, 2007 - 6:44:22 PM

India Sci-Tech
India opposes tourism in Antarctica
New Delhi, April 21 - India Saturday strongly opposed the commercial exploitation of Antarctica through tourism as the trend is aggravating global warming and leading to a rise in the sea level.
Apr 21, 2007 - 5:44:54 PM

India Politics
States asked to implement e-governance, improve administration
New Delhi, April 20 - In keeping with the government's move to make the administration easily accessible to people, Cabinet Secretary B.K. Chaturvedi Friday emphasised the need to implement e-governance programmes, especially in rural pockets.
Apr 20, 2007 - 7:57:01 PM

India Business
Premji sees strong growth for Wipro in 2008
Bangalore, April 20 - Wipro czar Azim H. Premji Friday said his IT bellwether would continue the growth momentum of the last fiscal - in 2007-08 too, despite concerns over slowing down of global economy and volatility in the forex market leading to a steady rupee appreciation.
Apr 20, 2007 - 4:39:35 PM

India Education
Free computer training for Chhattisgarh teachers
Raipur, April 20 - Thousands of primary school teachers in Chhattisgarh will become computer savvy with the government and Intel Corp signing a pact to provide computer training to them.
Apr 20, 2007 - 2:10:43 PM

India Business
Wipro beats estimates, projects robust growth
Bangalore, April 20 - Riding against a rising rupee, IT bellwether Wipro Ltd Friday reported a robust growth in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006-07 and has projected revenue estimate of $711 million - from its global IT services business for the first quarter - of 2007-08.
Apr 20, 2007 - 12:39:10 PM

India Business
Wipro net jumps 39 percent in fourth quarter
Bangalore, April 20 - IT bellwether Wipro Ltd posted net profit of Rs.8.56 billion for the fourth quarter - of fiscal 2006-07, registering a 39 percent growth over the same period last year.
Apr 20, 2007 - 9:24:59 AM

India Sci-Tech
Five percent less rains predicted for India
New Delhi, April 19 - India will receive five percent less rainfall during this year's monsoon season, the ministry of earth sciences said in its annual long-term prediction Thursday, based on a new statistical forecast system.
Apr 19, 2007 - 7:40:38 PM

India Business
TCS to develop another campus in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 19 - India's largest IT services firm Tata Consultancy Services - Thursday announced its plans to invest Rs.4 billion to develop a state-of-the-art development facility on 75 acres of land on the city's outskirts.
Apr 19, 2007 - 3:52:37 PM

India Sci-Tech
India develops first floating desalination plant
New Delhi, April 18 - India has developed a floating desalination plant - the first of its kind in the world - off the Chennai coastline. With a capacity of one million litres per day, it will prepare fresh water from ocean water to address the acute potable water shortage in coastal India.
Apr 18, 2007 - 8:28:24 PM

India Business
HCL Tech registers growth, bags six major deals
New Delhi, April 17 - Indian IT major HCL Technologies Ltd registered 44 percent increase in its revenues at $362.40 million and bagged six multi-million dollar deals in the quarter ending March 31, it announced here Tuesday.
Apr 17, 2007 - 9:05:04 PM

India Business
Goldman Sachs invests $25 million in CSS
Chennai, April 17 - Cybernet-SlashSupport -, a provider of outsourced technology operations management services, Tuesday said it has received funding worth $25 million into the company led by Goldman Sachs.
Apr 17, 2007 - 3:50:17 PM

India Business
Mammootty plays hero for Kerala's Smart City
Thiruvananthapuram, April 14 - Thanks to the efforts of two brand ambassadors of Kerala - first Dubai-based businessman M.A. Yusuf Ali and now superstar Mammootty - the proposed Smart City project at Kochi is now within striking distance of the investment-starved state.
Apr 14, 2007 - 1:48:13 PM

India Business
Videocon plans semiconductor lab in West Bengal
Kolkata, April 13 - The Videocon Group Friday announced plans to set up two Special Economic Zones - in the state as well as a fabrication laboratory for semiconductor technology near Kolkata in West Bengal.
Apr 13, 2007 - 11:58:45 PM

India Business
Infosys net jumps 70 percent but forecast slightly muffled
Bangalore, April 13 - Beating market expectations yet again, India's number two IT exporter Infosys Technologies Friday reported a whopping 70 percent jump in net profits for the last quarter of 2006-07 at $267.4 billion even as it set a target of $4 billion in revenues for the current fiscal.
Apr 13, 2007 - 5:56:16 PM

India Business
Infosys hires 30,946 people in FY 2007
Bangalore, April 13 - India's IT bellwether Infosys Technologies Ltd made the largest hiring in the just-concluded fiscal 2006-07, taking its total strength to a whopping 72,241 employees as against 52,715 in the previous fiscal -.
Apr 13, 2007 - 1:22:17 PM

India Business
Nilekani is Infosys co-chairman in top shake-up
Bangalore, April 13 - Infosys Technologies Ltd has elevated its current CEO and managing director Nandan M. Nilekani as the company's co-chairman with effect from June 2.
Apr 13, 2007 - 12:57:18 PM

India Business
Infosys targets $4 billion revenue in FY 2008
Bangalore, April 13 - Riding on the outsourcing boom, IT bellwether Infosys Technologies Ltd has set a revenue target of $4.02 billion for the current fiscal -, projecting a year-on-year - growth of 30 percent under the US GAAP.
Apr 13, 2007 - 11:19:15 AM

India Sci-Tech
India tests intermediate range nuclear capable missile
New Delhi, April 12 - Indian scientists successfully tested a fire-and-forget Agni-III Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile - Thursday.
Apr 12, 2007 - 11:12:56 PM

India Sci-Tech
Flowserve manufacturing facility in Coimbatore
Coimbatore, April 12 - Flowserve Corporation, a global provider of fluid motion and control products and services, opened its new pump manufacturing facility in Coimbatore Thursday.
Apr 12, 2007 - 6:53:12 PM

India Business
Making mobiles theft-proof with new technology
Chennai, April 12 - Mobile users who want to make their phones theft-proof can use a new technology developed by a US-based firm that is being offered in India by Chennai-based California Software Company Limited -.
Apr 12, 2007 - 6:01:58 PM

India Sci-Tech
India successfully tests Agni-III ballistic missile
Balasore/New Delhi, April 12 - Trailing a plume of orange and yellow smoke, India's nuclear capable Agni-III ballistic missile, designed and developed by its scientists, soared aloft Thursday to mark a major milestone in the country's efforts to achieve self-sufficiency in rocket technology.
Apr 12, 2007 - 5:58:58 PM

India Business
E-governance still huge challenge in India: UK minister
New Delhi, April 12 - India sill faces a huge challenge in the application of e-governance to empower its citizens and for overall economic development, says British E-Government Minister Pat McFadden.
Apr 12, 2007 - 2:38:39 PM

India Sci-Tech
India successfully tests Agni-III missile
Balasore, April 12 - Marking a new milestone in missile technology, India Thursday successfully tested its home-grown nuclear capable Agni-III ballistic missile, with a range of over 3,000 km, from a defence base in Orissa.
Apr 12, 2007 - 12:29:54 PM

India Sci-Tech
ISRO eyes mission to Mars
Bangalore, April 11 - The Indian Space Research Organisation - is open to launch a mission to Mars if the government gives a green signal, a top official of the space agency said here Wednesday.
Apr 11, 2007 - 11:33:35 PM

India Sci-Tech
India, Australia sign agreement on biotechnology
New Delhi, April 10 - India and Australia Tuesday signed an agreement to jointly promote biotechnology in both countries.
Apr 10, 2007 - 9:19:30 PM

India Business
Kalam call to reverse brain drain
Mysore, April 8 - President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Sunday called upon the knowledge industry to reverse the brain drain by beckoning all those bright Indians who had gone abroad in search of greener pastures.
Apr 8, 2007 - 9:18:11 PM

India Business
Murthy wants Kalam to continue as president
Mysore, April 8 - Infosys non-executive chairman and chief mentor N.R. Narayana Murthy Sunday wished President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam would continue in office for another term.
Apr 8, 2007 - 8:05:34 PM

India Business
Kalam wows Infosys trainees with tech talk
Mysore, April 8 - President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Sunday won the hearts of budding Infoscians with a lively interaction at IT major Infosys Technologies' campus here by bonding with them instantly and igniting their minds with his talk on the future of converging technologies.
Apr 8, 2007 - 6:56:56 PM

India Business
Insect-tolerant brinjal, rice crops in India soon
Raipur, April 8 - India will soon start cultivating crops of insect-tolerant brinjals and rice as a group of scientists with a seed firm are close to developing a genetic technology.
Apr 8, 2007 - 4:56:52 PM

India Sci-Tech
Electricity consumer receives Rs 2.34 bn shock
Chandigarh, April 8 - An electricity consumer in Haryana has got a shocker heavier than the electric jolt. He has been asked to cough up a bill of Rs 2.34 bn - for the electricity used in his two-bedroom middle-income group house.
Apr 8, 2007 - 4:36:16 PM

India Business
Kalam to interact with budding Infoscians at Mysore
Bangalore, April 7 - President A.P.J Abdul Kalam will visit the Infosys Technologies campus in Mysore Sunday to interact with its trainee employees and get a firsthand account of the IT bellwether's activities at the facility.
Apr 7, 2007 - 11:21:43 AM

India Sci-Tech
India, Brazil, South Africa to collaborate in nano-technology
Kalpakkam, April 6 - Indian scientists here Friday met their counterparts from South Africa and Brazil to discuss ways and means of collaborating in the field of nano-technology.
Apr 6, 2007 - 9:34:00 PM

India Business
Survey finds Indian techies restless, ambitious
Bangalore, April 6 - Riding on a tech boom, Indian techies have come of age and are raring to go. Cashing in on the growing demand-supply gap in the IT industry, the smart and ambitious are on a job-hopping spree, says an online survey.
Apr 6, 2007 - 11:24:52 AM

India Business
Northeast flowers promise blooming businesss
Bangalore, April 6 - India's northeastern region has been identified as a potential floriculture hub and could go a long way in ushering in a green revolution in horticulture, say scientists.
Apr 6, 2007 - 10:04:00 AM

India Sci-Tech
Pigeon feathers to judge pollution levels
Jaipur, April 6 - Can the pollution level of a city be judged by pigeon feathers? Yes, if research done at a university here is to be believed.
Apr 6, 2007 - 8:50:25 AM

India Business
Percept to set up new media domain
Mumbai, April 5 - Percept Holdings, a leading marketing communication, public relations and event management firm, Thursday announced its exit from the tie-up with Netweb Solutions, an online communication and support service provider, to set up its own new media domain.
Apr 5, 2007 - 7:43:07 PM

India Business
HP unveils AMD-based servers for SMBs
Bangalore, April 4 - Hewlett Packard Inc., -, the world's largest IT firm, has rolled out a new version of servers with 64-bit Opteron and Athlon processors of Advanced Micro Devices - for the small and mid-sized businesses - in the Asia-Pacific region.
Apr 4, 2007 - 7:23:46 PM

India Business
Satyam launches largest facility in South America
Hyderabad, April 4 - Satyam Computer Services Ltd, the leading global IT services company, Wednesday announced the launch of a 4,500-square-foot development centre at Sao Paulo, its largest facility in South America.
Apr 4, 2007 - 6:09:04 PM

India Education
Satellites set to play good Samaritans in India
Bangalore, April 4 - India will soon connect every nook and corner of its vast territory through satellites to provide education, health and other social services to people, especially those living in far-flung areas.
Apr 4, 2007 - 9:31:54 AM

India Business
A car visor that doubles as TV screen
Chennai, April 3 - California Software Company Limited -, a Chennai-based tech firm, has partnered with a Chinese company to develop a car window visor that can also act as a small television screen.
Apr 3, 2007 - 6:13:36 PM

India Business
Texas Instruments to focus on R&D in India
Bangalore, April 3 - Texas Instruments Inc -, world leader in digital signal processing - and analog technologies, will continue to focus on research and development - and product innovation in India.
Apr 3, 2007 - 12:28:55 PM

India Business
Texas Instruments to fund IISc research projects
Bangalore, April 2 - Global semiconductor and computer technology giant Texas Instruments Inc - has chosen the Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Science - as the first university outside the US for its research projects, with a seed fund of $400,000 over the next five years.
Apr 2, 2007 - 9:05:54 PM

India Business
China's ZTE Corp big on India, plans second unit
New Delhi, April 1 - Chinese telecom equipment giant ZTE Corp, which sees India as its most important market, is setting up a second manufacturing plant in the country as part of its expansion plans.
Apr 1, 2007 - 12:08:10 PM

India Business
Kerala awaiting Dubai Internet City's response
Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 - With new offers for the proposed Rs.15 billion Smart City in Kochi coming its way, the Kerala government is awaiting a final response from Dubai Internet City - officials on the project.
Mar 31, 2007 - 3:00:23 PM

India Sci-Tech
India successfully tests nuclear-capable Dhanush missile
Balasore -, March 30 - Notching a major milestone in its missile technology, India Friday successfully test fired its indigenous Dhanush missile - the nuclear-capable naval version of the Prithvi short-range ballistic missile - from a war ship off the Orissa coast. The mission objectives were met 'satisfactorily', defence sources said.
Mar 30, 2007 - 9:14:23 PM

India Sci-Tech
India successfully tests nuclear-capable Dhanush missile
Balasore -, March 30 - India Friday successfully test fired its indigenous Dhanush missile - the nuclear-capable naval version of the Prithvi short-range ballistic missile - from a war ship off the Orissa coast, defence sources said.
Mar 30, 2007 - 6:38:59 PM

India Business
Drive to familiarise rural people with benefits of IT
Jaipur, March 29 - Two of India's reputed IT firms rolled out a campaign here Thursday to familiarise and enthuse rural people about the benefits of information and communications technology - for socio-economic empowerment.
Mar 29, 2007 - 7:52:25 PM

India Sci-Tech
Yahoo!, Google abet censorship in China: Amnesty
New Delhi, March 29 - Software giants Microsoft, Google and Yahoo! have been collaborating with the Chinese authorities to curtail freedom of expression and suppress dissent against their proclaimed values, Amnesty International said.
Mar 29, 2007 - 7:10:42 PM

India Sci-Tech
India tests Astra missile again
Balasore, March 29 - India Thursday conducted another test of its home grown air-to-air missile Astra, considered a new system in the guided missile development programme, from a military base in Orissa.
Mar 29, 2007 - 12:47:09 PM

India Sci-Tech
Software skills, for society's sake
Bangalore, March 29 - Subramanya Sastry holds a doctorate from the University of Wisconsin but chooses to deploy his software skills for the development sector back home. His tool,, allows one to track and archive news on the web in easily accessible categories.
Mar 29, 2007 - 9:17:20 AM

India Business
Satyam bags $200 mn deal from US
New Delhi, March 28 - Indian IT major Satyam Computer Services has signed a five-year contract valued at $200 million with US-based nanotechnology giant Applied Materials to provide technological support services.
Mar 28, 2007 - 8:18:09 PM

India Business
Hindustan Semiconductor announces $4 bn chip unit
New Delhi, March 28 - Technology major Hindustan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp - has announced a technical partnership with Germany's Infineon Technologies to set up a chip manufacturing unit in India with a total investment of $4 billion.
Mar 28, 2007 - 8:17:27 PM

India Business
MindTree offers infrastructure management services
Bangalore, March 28 - MindTree Consulting, a leading IT and R&D services firm co-founded by former executives of Wipro, has entered into infrastructure management and technical support business.
Mar 28, 2007 - 7:36:18 PM

India Sci-Tech
Space scientist Goel bags Aryabhata award
Bangalore, March 27 - India's top space scientist P.S. Goel, who is also a secretary in the union ministry of earth sciences, has been selected for the Aryabhata award by the Astronautical Society of India -.
Mar 27, 2007 - 5:56:34 PM

India Business
Autodesk to set up research centre at IIT Madras
Chennai, March 27 - US-based Autodesk Inc, a global software design and digital solutions major, has invested Rs.10 million to set up a centre for design and research in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology -, Madras.
Mar 27, 2007 - 4:21:50 PM

India Diaspora
Planetarium in astronaut Kalpana Chawla's memory
Chandigarh, March 26 - A planetarium costing Rs.65 million is being set up in Haryana in the memory of astronaut Kalpana Chawla and will become functional this year.
Mar 26, 2007 - 9:53:17 PM

India Sci-Tech
Singapore company opts for Kerala IT firm solution
Thiruvananthapuram, March 26 - SunTec, a Kerala-based IT company, Monday announced that its billing solution - Transaction Billing Management System-Financial - - has been selected by DBS Bank, one of the largest financial services companies in South-east Asia.
Mar 26, 2007 - 6:17:44 PM

India Sci-Tech
India tests Astra missile for second time in two days
Balasore -, March 26 - India Monday test-fired for the second time in two days its home-grown air-to-air missile Astra, considered a new system in the guided missile development programme, from a defence base in this eastern coastal state.
Mar 26, 2007 - 12:14:52 PM

India Business
Tagore's idyll set to turn into IT hub
Kolkata, March 26 - Imagine an IT park with the best global brands keeping company with modern healthcare, a golf course, a cluster of non-polluting industries, a hotel and a quaint residency. All on the fringes of West Bengal's Santiniketan, the idyllic abode of knowledge and learning set up by Rabindranath Tagore.
Mar 26, 2007 - 10:34:07 AM

India Sci-Tech
ISRO employees say no to dish TV gift
Thiruvananthapuram, March 25 - Not many will refuse a dish TV as a gift. But that's just what employees of the Indian Space Research Organisation - across the country have done.
Mar 25, 2007 - 8:52:10 AM

India Sci-Tech
Computer training programme to counter child trafficking
Chennai, March 24 - A non governmental organisation Saturday launched a computer training programme here for girls from underprivileged families in an effort to combat trafficking by enabling them access to information to check of job proposal.
Mar 24, 2007 - 5:59:35 PM

India Business
Wipro, IATA team up for e-freight initiative
Bangalore, March 24 - Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Ltd, has entered into a strategic partnership with the International Air Transport Association - to introduce the electronic processing of air freight documents.
Mar 24, 2007 - 1:36:20 PM

India Business
Indian firm takes aim at instant messaging market
Bangalore, March 24 - Online chatting in cyberspace is a hugely popular form of communication, especially among the young, and an Indian firm has major ambitions in this sector by cashing in on mobile instant messaging -.
Mar 24, 2007 - 9:44:56 AM

India Business
IDG Ventures invests $2 million in Manthan Systems
Bangalore, March 23 - IDG Ventures India, an early-stage technology venture capital fund, has invested $2 million - in Manthan Systems Ltd, a software product firm focused on business intelligence and analytics in the retail segment.
Mar 23, 2007 - 4:54:51 PM

India Business
ITES exports to exceed $100 bn by 2012: Maran
New Delhi, March 23 - Software and IT-enabled services - exports from India will surpass $100 billion by 2012, Communications and IT Minister Dayanidhi Maran said Friday.
Mar 23, 2007 - 4:32:32 PM

India Sci-Tech
An Indian techie does his bit for knowledge sharing
New Delhi, March 23 - An Indian techie is contributing to the knowledge sharing platform with his publications on the theme of information and communication technology for development, or ICT4D, through the Internet.
Mar 23, 2007 - 7:43:37 AM

India Sci-Tech
Rohini forensic lab to be upgraded
New Delhi, March 22 - The Delhi government Thursday told the Delhi High Court about its plan to technologically upgrade its forensic science laboratory at Rohini in West Delhi and fill up all its vacancies to facilitate quick investigation into criminal cases.
Mar 22, 2007 - 8:42:09 PM

India Business
British IT firm opens first overseas office in Shimla
Shimla, March 22 - A top Britain-based IT company has opened its first office outside the country here.
Mar 22, 2007 - 4:25:38 PM

India Business
IBM, Idea Cellular ink $800 mn outsource deal
Mumbai, March 21 - Idea Cellular, one of India leading mobile telephony service providers, will outsource some of its operations to global IT giant IBM in a 10-year $800 million deal.
Mar 21, 2007 - 8:58:41 PM

India Business
RBI raps banks for ignoring new technology
Bangalore, March 21 - The Reserve Bank of India - Wednesday rapped the public sector banks for not making optimum use of the Real Time Gross Settlement - and the National Electronic Fund Transfer - systems to help customers and increase business.
Mar 21, 2007 - 8:34:54 PM

India Sci-Tech
India, Commonwealth to bridge digital divide
New Delhi, March 21 - India's efforts to bridge the digital divide in the Commonwealth will get an impetus at an international e-partnership summit here Friday that will be attended by Commonwealth Secretary General Don McKinnon.
Mar 21, 2007 - 7:56:08 PM

India Business
Cognizant to give technology support to Simon & Schuster
Chennai, March 21 - India's leading IT services provider Cognizant Technology Solutions Wednesday announced an IT contract with New York-based publishing major Simon & Schuster Inc - for providing technology support from three locations in the US.
Mar 21, 2007 - 5:55:33 PM

India Business
Commonwealth Study Conference team visits Kerala's Technopark
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 - A Commonwealth Study Conference team visited the Technopark campus here to study the impact of industry on people and their living environment in the area of IT, tourism and healthcare.
Mar 21, 2007 - 4:48:11 PM

India Business
Bahrain opens embassy in India, seeks tech ties
New Delhi, March 21 - Bahrain Wednesday opened a new chapter in its relations with India by inaugurating its embassy here and sought Indian cooperation in developing the technology sector in the Gulf country.
Mar 21, 2007 - 1:49:16 PM

India Business
Open source computing desktop in Indian languages
Bigger language groups are especially better off, like Assamese, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu, according to an article in the New Delhi-based trade magazine Linux For You.
Mar 21, 2007 - 8:12:14 AM

India Business
IBM more than doubles headcount in India
New Delhi, March 20 - Expanding its presence in India, US-based global IT major IBM has more than doubled its headcount to over 50,000 employees in the country in two years, the firm said Tuesday.
Mar 20, 2007 - 8:13:33 PM

India Business
Hutch launches phone back-up service
Chennai, March 20 - There is good news for Hutch customers. India's leading private telecom service provider Tuesday announced a unique phone back-up service for its customers that will help them save critical phone book data, but also preserve features like SMS, MMS, ringtones, games, photos and videos.
Mar 20, 2007 - 7:51:04 PM

India Business
HCL launches environment friendly laptops in India
New Delhi, March 20 - Leading computer maker HCL Infosystems Ltd. Tuesday announced the introduction of an entire range of its environment friendly laptops in India.
Mar 20, 2007 - 6:50:34 PM

India Sci-Tech
Intel unveils energy-efficient quad-core processors
Bangalore, March 20 - Intel Corporation, the world's largest chip-maker, has unveiled two quad-core server processors that consume 35-60 percent less power compared to the existing servers.
Mar 20, 2007 - 6:11:45 PM

India Sci-Tech
International telecom fair opens in Delhi
New Delhi, March 20 - A three-day international exposition on information, communication and technology - began here Tuesday with over 400 participants from 30 countries including China, US, Taiwan, Germany, Australia, Britain, France, Japan and Hong Kong among others.
Mar 20, 2007 - 5:05:31 PM

India Politics
Centre should move towards science centre takeover: Achuthanandan
Thiruvananthapuram, March 20 - Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Tuesday said a draft of a memorandum of understanding - for handing over a biotechnology institution to the central government had been sent for its response.
Mar 20, 2007 - 4:46:11 PM

India Business
Nucleus Software wins UAE bank contract
Bangalore, March 20 - Nucleus Software Export Ltd, a leading provider of next generation software products for banking and financial sectors, has bagged a major contract from UAE's largest private sector Mashreq Bank for its 46 branches across the Gulf region.
Mar 20, 2007 - 4:43:06 PM

India Sci-Tech
Indian microchip for Big Bang research in Geneva
Kolkata, March 20 - A premier nuclear physics institute here has come up with India's first indigenously designed microchip that will facilitate research on the Big Bang theory in Geneva's CERN, the world's largest particle physics laboratory.
Mar 20, 2007 - 2:49:06 PM

India Business
Cognizant Technologies in BusinessWeek toppers' list
Chennai, March 19 - Cognizant Technologies, a global IT solutions and software development firm based here, was Monday named one of BusinessWeek's 50 best performing companies.
Mar 19, 2007 - 7:56:08 PM

India Sci-Tech
Chandigarh gets cyber security research centre
Chandigarh, March 19 - A cyber security research centre - the first of its kind in the country - was set up here Monday to deal with issues like data protection, confidentiality and data privacy.
Mar 19, 2007 - 7:16:30 PM

Healthcare : India Healthcare
Scientists develop bacteria-resistant fish
Bhubaneswar, March 18 - Scientists in Orissa have developed a variety of fish that they claim grows faster than others and is bacteria resistant.
Mar 18, 2007 - 8:50:55 AM

India Education
Nasscom to hold job fair for IT, BPO aspirants
Jaipur, March 17 - The National Association of Software and Services Companies - has announced that a job fair would be held here from March 31 to April 1 for about 2,500 candidates who had appeared in Nasscom Assessment of Competence test.
Mar 17, 2007 - 6:13:19 PM

India Business
Global Adjustments launches e-learning portal
Chennai, March 17 - Global Adjustments, a relocation service provider for people coming to and going out of India, Saturday launched an e-portal for its learning and relocation services.
Mar 17, 2007 - 5:56:42 PM

India Sci-Tech
Infosys, others seek CISF help on network security
New Delhi, March 17 - IT major Infosys and many top companies and establishments in the country have asked the Central Industrial Security Force -, known for its guard duty at airports and industrial establishments, for its lesser known expertise in the area of network security.
Mar 17, 2007 - 9:37:01 AM

Healthcare : India Healthcare
Query on AIDS? SMS 7827 for help
Mumbai, March 17 - A newly devised SMS help-line in this megalopolis is becoming hugely popular with those grappling with the stigma of HIV/AIDS, having received over 25,000 texts since its launch last month.
Mar 17, 2007 - 7:30:45 AM

India Sci-Tech
Insat-4B placed in near-geosynchronous orbit
Bangalore, March 16 - India's latest communication satellite Insat-4B was placed in the near-geosynchronous orbit Friday in the third and final orbit-raising operation conducted from the Master Control Facility - at Hassan in Karnataka.
Mar 16, 2007 - 9:20:46 PM

India Business
Kolkata IT hub hit by Bengal shutdown
Kolkata, March 16 - With West Bengal paralysed by a shutdown called by opposition parties to denounce the Nandigram killings, work has been affected at the city's mushrooming IT hub in Salt Lake's Sector V area.
Mar 16, 2007 - 2:31:22 PM

India Sci-Tech
India must join joint fuel management convention: IAEA
Mumbai, March 15 - India must join the International Atomic Energy Agency's - joint convention on spent fuel and waste management, the international nuclear watchdog said here Thursday.
Mar 15, 2007 - 8:58:04 PM

India Business
Yet another claimant for Kochi Smart City
Thiruvananthapuram, March 15 - Even as the Kerala government is considering a proposal of the Dubai Internet City - to set up a Rs.15 billion Smart City at Kochi, a third claimant with much more attractive terms submitted its proposal to Chief Minister V.S.Achuthanandan here Thursday.
Mar 15, 2007 - 7:57:34 PM

India Sci-Tech
Google turns desi with Hindi news service
Bangalore, March 15 - Google, the world's largest search engine, Thursday launched its Hindi news service and Hindi transliteration on blogger as its web publishing service.
Mar 15, 2007 - 7:31:37 PM

India Sci-Tech
Satellite database to aid urban planning
New Delhi, March 15 - A total of 137 cities and towns in India have been covered under the National Urban Information System - scheme to develop a spatial information database for urban planning, Minister of State for Urban Development Ajay Maken said Thursday.
Mar 15, 2007 - 7:11:50 PM

India Business
Vodafone, Essar finally shake hands
New Delhi, March 15 - Setting aside initial differences, Vodafone and Essar Thursday formally announced their partnership of acquiring a controlling stake in India's fourth largest mobile firm Hutch-Essar.
Mar 15, 2007 - 6:39:16 PM

India Business
Microsoft India Development Centre develops virtual PC
Hyderabad, March 15 - Microsoft India Development Centre - here has developed Microsoft virtual PC 2007, which allows multiple operating systems to run at the same time on the same physical computer.
Mar 15, 2007 - 5:57:06 PM

India Sci-Tech
Sorghum cultivation can provide ethanol and food, say scientists
Hyderabad, March 15 - An international crop research institute near here has announced plans to introduce cultivation of sweet sorghum in a big way - a rich source of ethanol biofuel - that will not only contribute to the livelihood of poor and marginal dry-land farmers but also provide them food security.
Mar 15, 2007 - 10:16:52 AM

India Business
No decision yet on mobile number portability
New Delhi, March 14 - A decision to implement mobile number portability, as proposed by the Indian telecom watchdog Telecom Regulatory Authority of India -, has not yet been taken, the government said Wednesday.
Mar 14, 2007 - 8:42:46 PM

India Business
Ramco unveils new tech platform
Chennai, March 14 - Ramco Systems Wednesday announced a new technology platform for application development that enables fast, flexible deployment and change on demand of business applications.
Mar 14, 2007 - 6:27:33 PM

India Business
DuPont opens plant biotech research centre in Hyderabad
New Delhi, March 14 - DuPont, the leading crop genetics development company of the US, Wednesday opened its first plant biotech research centre outside its homeland, in Hyderabad.
Mar 14, 2007 - 4:14:56 PM

India Sports
World Cup live on mobile phones
New Delhi, March 13 - There is good news for all cricket fans across the world as they now will get detailed live updates of the cricket World Cup also on cellphones being held in the West Indies.
Mar 13, 2007 - 10:24:51 PM

India Business
Kerala Smart City project gets new competitor
Thiruvananthapuram, March 13 - The Smart City project at Kochi in Kerala has taken a new turn after a Hong Kong-based firm has showed interest for a similar venture with more attractive terms.
Mar 13, 2007 - 8:46:26 PM

India Business
NIIT partners Sun to offer Solaris training course
Bangalore, March 13 - India's leading IT trainer NIIT has tied up with Sun Microsystems India Ltd to offer specialised training to students and software professionals in the open source computing through Sun Solaris training programme.
Mar 13, 2007 - 8:45:43 PM

India Sci-Tech
Insat-4B placed in intermediate orbit
Bangalore, March 13 - Insat-4B, the Indian communication satellite, was placed in intermediate orbit early Tuesday by the Master Control Facility - of the Indian Space Research Organisation - in Karnataka.
Mar 13, 2007 - 6:12:56 PM

India Sci-Tech
Sibal honours renowned biotechnologists
New Delhi, March 12 - Several biotechnologists including veteran scientist Manju Sharma were Monday honoured by Minister of Science and Technology Kapil Sibal for their contribution on the field of biotechnology.
Mar 12, 2007 - 10:52:16 PM

India Business
Don't lose Smart City, LDF tells Achuthanandan
Thiruvananthapuram, March 12 - With the Kerala Left Democratic Front - asking the V.S. Achuthanandan government Monday to save the Smart City project, the project appears to be on the verge of being clinched.
Mar 12, 2007 - 9:45:24 PM

India Sci-Tech
Insat-4B put in orbit, to boost DTH service
Bangalore, March 12 - India's telecommunications satellite Insat-4B, which will augment direct-to-home - television and communication services, was launched early Monday from Kourou in French Guyana and placed into geo-synchronous transfer orbit.
Mar 12, 2007 - 3:51:53 PM

India Sci-Tech
Insat-4B launched, placed in transfer orbit
Bangalore, March 12 - India's communication satellite Insat-4B was launched early Monday on board the European Ariane-5 from Kourou in French Guyana and placed successfully in geo-synchronous transfer orbit.
Mar 12, 2007 - 10:02:04 AM

India Business
Teleperformance ramps up India CRM operations
New Delhi, March 11 - Teleperformance, a $1.82 billion - provider of outsourced CRM services has ramped up its India operations with the launch of a new state-of-the-art facility at Gurgaon, a satellite town bordering the national capital.
Mar 11, 2007 - 8:07:34 PM

India Sci-Tech
Simputer project open sources its software
Bangalore, March 11 - The Simputer project, struggling against odds, has open sourced one of its prominent software - in a move which could see many more techies playing around with the self-contained handheld computer project and contributing to it.
Mar 11, 2007 - 4:21:26 PM

India Sci-Tech
Snag delays Insat-4B lift-off
Bangalore, March 11 - The much-awaited launch early Sunday of India's latest indigenously built communications satellite Insat-4B has been postponed by 24 hours due to a technical snag in the launch pad of the Ariane-5 at Kourou in French Guyana.
Mar 11, 2007 - 3:21:19 PM

India Education
Will IITs remain islands of excellence?
At a recent event organized at the Indian Institute of Technology - in Chennai, Tata Steel managing director B. Muthuraman expressed disenchantment with its graduates. 'We are not likely to recruit them any longer,' he said, adding his company preferred students from other colleges, who, though less endowed, were more amenable to company training. IIT guys tend to think too much of themselves.
Mar 11, 2007 - 11:48:31 AM

Healthcare : India Healthcare
No takers for India's first bird flu vaccine
Bhopal, March 11 - More than six months since a research institute here developed the first vaccine in India against bird flu, there seem to be no takers for its formula or even its doses, prepared after the avian influenza scare last year.
Mar 11, 2007 - 10:34:03 AM

India Business
Efforts to make Simputer simpler
Bangalore, March 11 - Struggling against odds, the Simputer project has open-sourced one of its prominent software in a move which could see many more techies playing around with the handheld computer project and contributing to it.
Mar 11, 2007 - 8:31:02 AM

India Sci-Tech
Countdown for Insat-4B launch from French Guyana
Bangalore, March 9 - The countdown has begun for the launch of the telecommunications satellite Insat-4B, primarily meant for direct to home - television services, on Sunday from Kourou in French Guyana.
Mar 9, 2007 - 11:27:14 AM

India Sci-Tech
Holes found in black hole theories
Bangalore, March 9 - In a discovery that may have profound implications, an Indian theoretical physicist and his British collaborator have given a surprising new twist to one of the great mysteries about black holes.
Mar 9, 2007 - 9:23:07 AM

India Business
India's Aptech expands to El Salvador
Chennai, March 7 - Aptech Computer Education, the flagship brand of India's global learning solutions major Aptech Limited, has launched a state-of-the-art centre at San Salvador, El Salvador.
Mar 7, 2007 - 5:54:47 PM

India Business
Finding gold in the mountains of hi-tech scrap
New Delhi, March 7 - The United Nations University together with the UN, industry and other partners is set to create standards for e-scrap recycling and reap a harvest of valuable components from the growing pile of e-waste across the globe.
Mar 7, 2007 - 9:27:12 AM

India Sci-Tech
Whopping 255 percent increase in cyber crimes in Delhi
New Delhi, March 6 - There was a whopping 255 percent increase in the number of complaints related to cyber crimes last year over the previous year, according to a report commissioned by the cyber cell of the Delhi Police.
Mar 6, 2007 - 6:51:46 PM

India Business
Bahwan CyberTek to shifts headquarters to Chennai
Chennai, March 6 - Bahwan CyberTek Pvt Ltd, a $45 million Oman-based global provider of hybrid technology solutions, has announced shifting its headquarters to the city to ramp up its operations in India.
Mar 6, 2007 - 4:02:37 PM

India Business
Indian IT major Cognizant rings NASDAQ bell
New York/Chennai, March 5 - Indian IT major Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation rang the NASDAQ opening bell at 9.30 a.m. - Monday simultaneously in Chennai and New York, commemorating 'India's emergence as a global leader in the IT and BPO services'.
Mar 5, 2007 - 10:01:10 PM

India Business
India to be second largest mobile market by 2010: Nokia
Kolkata, March 5 - India is all set to become the second largest market of mobile handsets by 2010, according to an official of Nokia, the world's largest mobile manufacturer.
Mar 5, 2007 - 8:07:07 PM

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Sound preconditioning prevents ototoxic drug-induced hearing loss in mice
Crystal methamphetamine use by street youth increases risk of injecting drugs
Johns Hopkins-led study shows increased life expectancy among family caregivers
Moderate to severe psoriasis linked to chronic kidney disease, say experts
Licensing deal marks coming of age for University of Washington, University of Alabama-Birmingham
Simple blood or urine test to identify blinding disease
Physician job satisfaction driven by quality of patient care
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NHRC issues notice to Kerala over infant deaths
Advanced breast cancer detecting machine comes to India
'Dispel myths about vitiligo'
NHRC summons Odisha chief secretary
Woman dies of swine flu in UP
Maharashtra, GE to modernise rural health care
Hypertension: India's silent killer
Need cautious effort to eradicate polio: Experts
Ayurveda experts develop online personalised health regimen
Soon a detailed study on 'diabesity': Doctors
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MPs express anguish at Delhi gang-rape, Shinde assures fast trial
Worrying rise in number of medical students in prostitution over last 10 years
Behold India's unfolding democratic revolution
Chinese woman cuts open her belly to save surgery cost
Improved Sense of Smell Produced Smarter Mammals
Two-year-old world's first to have extra DNA strand
172,155 kidney stones removed from one patient!
'Primodial Soup' theory for origin of life rejected in paper
Human species could have killed Neanderthal man
History, geography also seem to shape our genome

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