APPLICATION

  • Air India to use mobile application to address customer queries October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India launched its mobile app to enable passengers book tickets in a "quick, simple and convenient" manner while on the go and formally opened its account on Twitter. The mobile app, launched by airline CMD Rohit Nandan, would be initially available on the Android platform but would...
  • Hyderabad: Schools install CCTV, parents can access it via mobile application August 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: In the aftermath of the gangrape of a sixyearold student in a Bangalore school, some schools in Hyderabad have taken hightech measures to ensure safety of their students. Schools have installed closedcircuit television (CCTV) system and parents have been given access through a mobile application. Krishna Chaitanya, parent of a...
  • How the singlemessage app 'Yo' found fame and fortune July 19, 2014

    San Francisco: A messaging app that allows users to send the word "Yo" to friends has discovered newfound fame and fortune. San Franciscobased startup Yo, which got its start in Tel Aviv and moved to California after becoming a hit in Israel, boasted new backers on Friday as reports estimated its...
  • Gowda launches social media application for Railway July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Monday launched a new social media application for the ministry. Gowda said that as soon as the Railway Budget is presented in Parliament on June 8, it will be available on the application and also on Twitter account and Facebook. He said the initiative...
  • Tourism Ministry launches mobile app for exploring cities June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Tourism has launched a mobile application to enable its users to independently travel and experience 16 cities in the country. The selfguided tour application 'Incredible India Walking Tours' was launched by the Ministry in collaboration with Genesys International Corporation and will cover 16 Indian cities including...
  • Maharashtra: Muslim women's organisation seeks changes in personal law June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA), an organisation which works for the welfare of Muslim women, has demanded sweeping reforms in the law governing Muslim marriages, including a ban on polygamy and unilateral talaq. BMMA has come out with a draft Muslim family law which seeks to put an end to...
  • Why most health apps die young June 1, 2014

    London: Even as people lap up mobile applications for stress management and healthy eating, making these have longterm effect has been a challenge as their appeal tends to be shortlived. Studies that assessed the use of online and mobile applications for healthy eating found that less than 10 per cent of...
  • Infosys inks applications development deal with Volvo March 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Infosys, India's second-biggest IT outsourcer by revenue, said on Monday it has won a multi-year contract from Volvo Cars to provide application development services for its global operations. Infosys will provide applications to support multiple operations, including marketing and sales, customer service, manufacturing, product development and corporate functions, it said...
  • Rape accused IAS officer BB Mohanty's anticipatory bail plea rejected March 13, 2014

    A local court on Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail application of rape accused suspended IAS officer B B Mohanty. The court of women atrocities cases on Thursday rejected the bail application which was moved to the court by the district court on Wednesday. Additional Chief Secretary rank official Mohanty, who was posted...
  • Assam: 39 people submits application for three RS seats January 24, 2014

    A total of 39 people, including four former MPs, have submitted applications to Assam Pradesh Congress Committee in Guwahati for the three Rajya Sabha seats from the state that will fall vacant soon. "The applications, including from former MP and APCC vicepresident Bishnu Prasad, Kirip Chaliha, Anowar Hussain and Barnenda Bhattacharjee,...
  • Narendra Modi launches mobile application called 'India272+' January 4, 2014

    In a bid to consolidate the mandate received in the recent state assembly elections and achieve the magic figure of 272 in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi launched a mobile application called 'India272+'. According to Modi's website, the application is available on the Google Play...
  • HC to decide on Lalu Prasad's bail plea on Thursday October 30, 2013

    Jharkhand high court on Wednesday reserved its order on the bail petition moved by RJD supremo and exBihar chief minister Lalu Prasad, who is serving a fiveyear sentence after being convicted in a fodder scam case. After conclusion of the hearing by the CBI counsel against Lalu's bail plea, the bench...
  • Army recruitment applicants create rampage in Gorakhpur August 24, 2013

    Thousands of unsuccessful applicants went on a rampage during an army recruitment campaign in Gorakhpur pelting stones at buses and stopping trains. On Friday, which was also the last day of the 'Sena Bharti Mela' at the RPSF camp in Gorakhpur, candidates from Mau district were tested. A total of 362...
  • High Court directs auto unions not to go on strike from Wednesday August 21, 2013

    Observing that the impact of a fare hike is a matter of serious concern for commuters, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed Mumbai Autorickshaw Union to restrain its members from going on a 72hour strike from Wednesday. The Advocate General told the court on Tuesday that the state government...
  • File online RTI pleas for all central government departments from Wednesday August 21, 2013

    Citizens will be able to file RTI applications online from Wednesday in all central government ministries and departments in the national capital. Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions V Narayanasamy will launch the portal www.rtionline.gov.in at a function in Delhi on Wednesday. Moving further towards greater transparency...
  • US to hike fees for generic drugmakers; Indian firms to be hit August 11, 2013

    Washington: Many Indian drugmakers will soon have to bear higher costs for sale of products in American markets, as the US health regulator FDA is hiking the fees for generic drugmakers by up to 48 per cent from October. India is the second largest drug exporter to the US, according...
  • Microsoft India launches Office 365 University for students August 6, 2013

    New Delhi:/b Internet Major Microsoft today launched its Office 365 for full time and part time university students in India with an affordable subscription offer. The Office 365 University includes the complete set of Office applications and can be installed on two PCs or Macs. It also sports Office on...
  • Online visa application system will boost tourism, says Chiranjeevi July 27, 2013

    The recentlyintroduced online visa application system by the Home Ministry was on Friday welcomed by Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi who said it would go a long way in boosting tourism in the country. "The progress in the standardization of visa application forms and the integrated online application system in 120...
  • VLC for iOS returns, version 2.0 now available on Apple's App Store July 19, 2013

    New Delhi: After twoandahalf years the VLC app for iOS devices has made a comeback to the Apple App Store. The opensource universal media player app was taken off after only a couple of months on the Apple App Store in January 2011 because of licensing issues. The GNU General...
  • An iPad app which can provide affordable therapy to autistic children July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: A new iPad application launched by an Australian university could prove helpful in dealing with autistic children. The application is designed for parents who struggle in providing adequate and affordable therapy to their autistic children. Thirteenyearold Parul loves her new Playpad and so does her mother. They both...
  • NASA to launch mission to capture, redirect an asteroid June 26, 2013

    Bangalore: US' National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) will launch a space mission to capture and redirect an asteroid into an orbit closer to earth to enable its astronauts to visit it, a top space official said on Tuesday. "As part of our new initiative, we are going to launch a...
  • Bharti SoftBank to invest $7 million in Hike messaging app April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharti SoftBank (BSB) today said it will invest $7 million (about Rs 37 crore) in its messaging application Hike that recently crossed five million users. "BSB, a jointventure between Bharti Enterprises and SoftBank Corporation, focused on the mobileinternet space, announced $7 million fresh investment in Hike, its free messaging...
  • J&K illegal mining: Forest Minister should come clean, says PDP April 2, 2013

    An RTI query accessed by CNNIBN shows the Jammu and Kashmir Forest and Environment Minister Mian Altaf Ahmad is flouting rules. His son was granted permission to mine for stone in a mountain zone and protected forest land in clear violation of a Supreme Court order. ...
  • J&K: RTI query reveals illegal mining by minister's son April 1, 2013

    Srinagar: A Right to Information query that CNNIBN has accessed shows that the son of a senior Jammu and Kashmir minister was given permission to blast into forest land in violation of a Supreme Court order. It is a blatant misuse of power and was to benefit Mian Mehr Ali,...
  • No militant returned from PoK officially March 12, 2013

    Jammu: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said Jammu and Kashmir had received over 1,000 applications from militants in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) but no one had yet returned through the designated routes. The chief minister also informed the state assembly here that at least "3,974 militants are still living in...
  • Review: New Google Maps for iPhone reigns superior December 15, 2012

    New York: Like a lot of people, I was happy and relieved to see Google Maps return to the iPhone. I'd been frustrated with the Apple mapping software that had replaced it three months ago. For one thing, it didn't have public transit directions, a feature important for New Yorkers...
  • Facebook unveils new privacy controls December 12, 2012

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc began rolling out a variety of new privacy controls on Wednesday, the company's latest effort to address user concerns about who can see their personal information on the world's largest social network. New tools introduced on Wednesday will make it easier for Facebook's members to quickly...
  • New app helps you make and keep New Year's resolutions December 5, 2012

    Toronto: People starting to make New Year's resolutions can turn to an app that aims to help them achieve their goals. Lift, a free iPhone app, is designed so users can track their progress, whether it is losing weight, improving relationships or doing better at work, by breaking the goal...
  • Ask.com adds mobile apps to its search results December 5, 2012

    San Francisco: You're apt to discover more useful apps for your smartphone or tablet computer at Ask.com. At least that's the thinking behind a licensing agreement that Ask's search engine has forged with Silicon Valley startup Quixey, which has spent the past three years refining a technology to analyze the services...
  • Microsoft Office for iOS, Android due early 2013 November 8, 2012

    Mumbai: A new report has asserted that Microsoft is indeed working to bring its productivity suite Office, for Google's Android and APple's iOS platforms. The Verge cited multiple sources and has also published screenshots to back its claim. Microsoft Office apps would be available as free apps for the...