Engineering

  • Google considers giving more value to encrypted sites in its search-engine results 15-04-2014 01:59 PM

    New Delhi: Google reportedly is mulling over giving priority in its search-engine results to websites that use encryption. However, such changes are unlikely to happen anytime soon as the plans are still in early stages. "Encrypting data transmitted over the Internet adds a barrier between web users and anyone that...
  • Itanagar gets its first passenger train 07-04-2014 04:49 PM

    The Arunachal capital on Monday was put on the country's railway map with the first passenger train of about 400 commuters arriving at Naharlagun near Itanagar. The train with 10 passengers and two goods compartments, towed by a diesel engine, left Dekargaon at 7 AM and arrived at Itanagar at...
  • 14 lakh engineering aspirants take JEE (Main) exam 06-04-2014 07:54 PM

    About 14 lakh students appeared for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2014, conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Sunday. Students who clear the exam will be eligible to take admission in the undergraduate engineering programmes in NITs, IIITs and other centrally funded technical institutes in India....
  • Government accountant suspended for campaigning for the BJP 03-04-2014 11:57 PM

    An accountant posted with the Rural Engineering Services (RES) department was suspended by District Returning Officer in Indore on Thursdayfor allegedly campaigning in favour of the ruling BJP, official sources said. RES department accountant Vinod Jai has openly campaigned for the BJP after which District Returning Officer and Indore Collector...
  • 'Youth with technical background on IM's radar to help make IEDs' 27-03-2014 05:13 PM

    New Delhi: Of the five alleged Indian Mujahideen operatives arrested in Rajasthan earlier this week, three are engineering students, police sources revealed on Thursday, hinting that educated youth were on the terror organisation's radar. "Their interrogation has revealed that the Indian Mujahideen is planning to induct educated youth with a...
  • China launches Chinaso, a new search engine 22-03-2014 01:29 PM

    Beijing: A new Chinese-language online search engine - Chinaso.com - was launched Friday, marking China's first search service set up by the country's major news organisations. The new engine allows users to search articles from the country's newspapers and magazines. Its service covers news, website, pictures, videos and maps, with...
  • Google redesigns its search engine results page on PCs 14-03-2014 06:35 AM

    San Francisco: Web surfing through the Internet's main gateway now looks slightly different on personal computers, thanks to a few cosmetic changes to Google's search engine this week. The tweaks to the way Google's search results appear on desktop and laptop computers mirror a makeover on smartphones and tablets introduced...
  • New engine, new rules and new sound for Formula One in 2014 07-03-2014 11:21 AM

    London: Formula One will look and sound different when the season starts in Melbourne on March 16, with new regulations and the introduction of a turbocharged V6 engine with energy recovery systems. The following looks at the main changes for 2014, with the sport going through its most significant technical...
  • TN: Engineering students create record for making pollution masks 03-03-2014 05:59 PM

    Coimbatore: Students of a local engineering college on Monday created a world record by making 2,493 handmade pollution masks in 30 minutes. Three hundred students of the Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology entered into the UK-based 'Elite World Records' on achieving the feat, for which they were awarded...
  • Fly-over collapse: MP goverment suspends three engineers 01-03-2014 12:20 AM

    Madhya Pradesh Government on Friday suspended an executive engineer and two engineers following the collapse of a portion of an under-construction fly-over on Thursday. Three labourers were injured in the collapse. Public Works Department sources said Executive Engineer R N Mishra and two Assistant Engineers were suspended for alleged negligence...
  • Answers for India's progress: Siemens putting Gurgaon metro system on track 22-02-2014 12:25 PM

    Gurgaon is ultimate story of engineering behind the growth of India. Gurgaon is the city with third highest per capita in India. The millennium city is a hub of I-T sector. ...
  • Engineer abducted by suspected Maoists, probe on 15-02-2014 07:59 AM

    An engineer was abducted by suspected Maoists near Bundu, about 55 km from Ranchi, police said on Friday. Engineer Pankaj Kumar was supervising the construction of a bridge at Sumandi village under Bundu police station of Ranchi district when suspected rebels took him away on Thursday night, Senior Superintendent of...
  • Yahoo to partner with Yelp on local search engine results: Report 09-02-2014 11:11 AM

    Chicago: Internet portal Yahoo is partnering with consumer reviews website Yelp to beef up local results in its search engine, the Wall Street Journal reported. Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer unveiled the news at an employee meeting on Friday, the newspaper said, citing a person present at the meeting. Yahoo's...
  • EGoM to decide Engineers India FPO date, price band on Tuesday 03-02-2014 09:31 PM

    New Delhi: A ministerial panel on disinvestment will meet on Tuesday to decide on the price band and date for the government's sale of a 10 per cent stake in Engineers India through a follow-on public offer (FPO). "The EGoM on EIL disinvestment will meet tomorrow to fix the price...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Police suspect case of a love affair gone awry 02-02-2014 08:50 AM

    Mumbai: In a fresh development in the murder of a 23-year-old software engineer in suburban Mumbai, the police have now claimed that the suspect is a close friend of the victim. The police have also said that it could be a case of a love affair gone awry. Earlier on...
  • Best engineers come from Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand, says report 01-02-2014 03:37 PM

    Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand lead in supplying the best talent pool of engineers in India, a report released on Friday said. The National Employability Report Engineer Graduates 2014, is based on the graduate class of 2013, and covers 1.2 lakh engineering students from more than 520 engineering colleges across 18...
  • Mumbai techie murder: One suspect detained in Hyderabad 01-02-2014 02:00 PM

    Hyderabad: In what could be a possible breakthrough in the murder of a 23-year-old software engineer, one suspect has been detained in Hyderabad, the woman's hometown. However, it is not yet confirmed whether the arrested man is the same person who was seen wearing a white shirt in the CCTV...
  • Mumbai: Murdered techie's father reposes faith in Crime Branch probe 01-02-2014 10:53 AM

    Father of the 23-year-old software engineer who was found dead in suburban Mumbai a fortnight ago said that he reposed faith in the investigation by Mumbai Crime Branch. He, however added that had the police investigated the case from the angle of kidnapping, things would have been different. ...
  • Techie murder: Mumbai Crime Branch, Railway police in Hyderabad for probe 01-02-2014 08:09 AM

    Mumbai: A fortnight after the murder of a 23-year-old software engineer in suburban Mumbai, a joint team of Crime Branch and Government Railway Police has reached Hyderabad for further investigation into the case. On Friday, the police also questioned nearly 40 people including the IT professional's colleagues, representatives of her...
  • Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand produce best pool of engineers in India: reports 31-01-2014 07:24 PM

    The best talent pool of engineers is in Delhi, Bihar and Jharkhand, while those from Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are least employable, said a report. Employability for IT product roles in Delhi is as high 13 per cent and as low as 1 per cent in Chennai, says the...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Police deny any lapses in probing the case 25-01-2014 11:39 PM

    The Mumbai Police denied any lapses in probing the death case of the 23-year-old IT engineer. However, Victim's family had accused the police of carrying a shoddy investigation. Meanwhile, a week after the charred body of the girl was found in Mumbai the police detained four people in the case....
  • IT engineer murder: Mumbai Police detains four suspects 25-01-2014 11:53 AM

    Mumbai: A week after the charred and decomposed remains of a 23- year-old IT engineer were found near a highway in Mumbai, the police have detained four suspects in connection with the murder. The four suspects are auto drivers and have criminal antecedents. Police said that they suspect the girl...
  • Techie murder: Shinde asks to fasten probe, police grappling for clues 25-01-2014 08:29 AM

    Mumbai: A week after the charred and decomposed remains of a 23- year-old IT engineer were found near a highway in Mumbai, her family is running from pillar to post in the hope of getting justice. The girl's father met Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde urging him to intervene...
  • Charred body of a 23-year-old Hyderabad woman found in Mumbai 17-01-2014 07:48 AM

    Mumbai: The burnt body of a 23-year-old woman was recovered from Bhandup in the suburbs of Mumbai on Thursday. The 23-year-old, who was a software engineer, had left Hyderabad 10 days ago to come to Mumbai. The family claims they could only identity her by the ring on her finger....
  • Delhi: Fire in Sadar Bazar, 27 fire engines sent 11-01-2014 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: A major fire broke out in the Sadar Bazar area of New Delhi. According to reports, the fire broke out in Swadeshi Market. Fire is still not in control. Twenty seven fire engines have been rushed to the location. Further details awaited. ...
  • HC paves way for government to acquire 66 bighas land of erstwhile zamindar 09-01-2014 08:15 AM

    The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday paved the way for the state government to acquire around 66 bighas of excess land held by the erstwhile zamindar of Hasanpura, disposing of a batch of 38-year-old petitions. Justice Mohammad Rafique also said if required the state government could acquire a part of...
  • FIR lodged against contractors for non-maintenance of roads 04-01-2014 07:31 PM

    An FIR was lodged on Saturday against contractors of UP Jal Nigam, L~~amp;amp;T and Megha Engineering and Infrastructure for the alleged ignoring of maintenance of developmental projects here. BJP MLA Ravindra Jaiswal and others lodged the FIR under sections 406, 419 and 420 of IPC for fraud and laxity in...
  • Never dreamt I would be honoured by BCCI: Bapu Nadkarni 26-12-2013 04:43 PM

    Mumbai: Former Test allrounder RG (Bapu) Nadkarni is pleasantly surprised by the Cricket Board's decision to honour him with two other former India stalwarts at its 7th annual awards function on January 11. "I never even dreamt I would be honoured by the Board. I have been caught on the...
  • Interesting facts about Google you probably didn't know 26-12-2013 09:41 AM

    It is said that the biggest leap in search usage came when Google introduced its much-improved spell checker, giving birth to the "Did you mean" feature. This instantly doubled Google's traffic. There are many other interesting facts about Google you probably didn't know. ...
  • Infosys to hire around 16,000 engineers next year: Narayana Murthy 18-12-2013 07:00 PM

    India's second largest software services firm Infosys will hire up to 16,000 engineers next year, the company's Chairman NR Naryana Murthy said on Wednesday. "We have already started the hiring process for next year. We will be hiring around 15,000-16,000 engineers for next year and are already in process," Murthy...