ENGINEERS

  • Robin Williams' suicide most searched for on Google in 2014 2 days ago

    San Francisco: Robin Williams' suicide seared into the world's collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google. The reaction to Williams' death in August topped Google's list of 2014's fastest-rising search requests. It beat notable events such as the World Cup, the...
  • Sydney crisis: Infosys software engineer amongst hostages in Lindt cafe 3 days ago

    Sydney: An Indian software professional is amongst several other people held hostage by an armed gunman in a cafe in downtown Sydney. A native of Andhra Pradesh, the engineer works with Infosys Australia. "One software engineer is among the hostages. He is an employee of Infosys Australia. Our consulate in Sydney...
  • Google to close engineering office in Russia: Report 4 days ago

    Google has plans to shut down its engineering office in Russia amid a crackdown on internet freedoms and a law regarding data-handling practices, the Wall Street Journal reported. The Journal said that the internet search engine company might retain some employees to assist in sales, business partnerships, user support, marketing and...
  • China's Baidu to invest in taxi-hailing app Uber 4 days ago

    Beijing: Search engine Baidu will invest in taxi-hailing app maker Uber Technologies, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, becoming the latest Chinese Internet firm to take an interest in the flourishing market for transportation apps. The size of Baidu's investment - and its valuation of Uber - are...
  • Facebook stops including results from Microsoft's Bing search engine 5 days ago

    San Francisco: Facebook has stopped including results from Microsoft's Bing search engine on its social networking site. The move, confirmed by a company spokesperson, comes as Facebook has revamped its own search offerings, introducing a tool on Monday that allows users to quickly find past comments and other information posted by...
  • Indian Navy engineer found dead on INS Godavari near Porbandar 1 week ago

    Ahmedabad: A 24-year-old Indian Navy engineer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself onboard the INS Godavari, a naval ship sailing near Porbandar coast, early Thursday morning, the police said. He has been identified by the police as Narottamsinh Tomar (24), a resident of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, who served as...
  • UP government suspends ex-engineer Yadav Singh accused of amassing illegal wealth worth crores December 8, 2014

    Noida: The Uttar Pradesh government has suspended Noida Authority Chief engineer Yadav Singh after an income tax raid on his residence unearthed crores in cash and jewellery. After the raids, Singh was relieved of his charge and attached to the personnel department. The state government had asked for a report...
  • IIT Bombay student Deepali Adhlakha bags Rs 1.4-crore pay package from Facebook December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: In one of the fattest pay package offered to any Indian Institute of Technology student ever in campus placements, Deepali Adhlakha, an IIT Bombay student has bagged a Rs 1.4 crore pay package from the social networking site Facebook. "This is a huge thing for me I am very...
  • I-T department ask for details of contract approved by Noida chief engineer December 1, 2014

    The Income Tax Department has sought details of projects approved by Yadav Singh. The I-T department may also open 13 bank accounts belonging to him. Authorities had recovered diamonds worth Rs 100 crore, 2 kilos of gold and Rs 10 crore in cash from his residence earlier this week. ...
  • Crorepati engineer: Time to unearth black money at home? December 1, 2014

    The Income Tax department has recovered diamonds worth Rs 100 crore, 2 kilos of gold and Rs 10 crore in cash from the residence of tainted Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor December 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • Noida engineer to be sacked after I-T sleuths recover valuables worth Rs 100 crore November 29, 2014

    Noida: The Uttar Pradesh government is in the process of suspending Noida engineer Yadav Singh after Income Tax department sleuths recovered diamonds worth Rs 100 crore, 2 kilos of gold and Rs 10 crore in cash from his residence. Raids were carried out at two dozen locations in NCR simultaneously. It...
  • I-T recovers Rs 100 crore diamond, Rs 10 crore cash from Noida chief engineer's residence November 29, 2014

    Noida: The Income Tax department has recovered diamonds worth Rs 100 crore, 2 kilos of gold and Rs 10 crore in cash from the residence of tainted Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh. Raids were carried out at two dozen locations in NCR simulatenously. It revealed that the official had floated several...
  • European Parliament may pass resolution to break up Google November 23, 2014

    The European Parliament is preparing a non-binding resolution that proposes splitting Google's search engine operations in Europe from the rest of its business as one possible option to rein in the Internet company's dominance in the search market. European politicians have grown increasingly concerned about Google's and other American companies' command...
  • Yahoo to replace Google as Firefox's default search engine November 20, 2014

    San Francisco: Yahoo will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the US, signalling Yahoo's resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the most lucrative part of the Internet's ad market. The five-year alliance announced Wednesday will end a decade-old partnership in the US...
  • Self-styled 'godman' Rampal worked in Haryana government: More facts about him November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Self-styled 'godman' Rampal Dass was born in a family of farmers in Sonepat district's Thanana village on September 8, 1951. He has a diploma in engineering and has worked in Haryana government's irrigation and public health department as a junior engineer. In May 2000, he was dismissed from the...
  • IT sector hiring may nearly halve by 2018: Crisil November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Ratings agency Crisil on Monday said the information technology sector is likely to lose its position as a mass employment engine and new recruitments will nearly halve over the next three years, even though companies will continue to report good revenue growth. "Despite healthy revenue growth of 13 per cent...
  • Photos: These 9 posters are a hilariously accurate description of the two kinds of engineering students you'll find in an Indian college November 8, 2014

    There are two kinds of students you'll find in an engineering college. You're either a back-bencher or the first one to grab the front seat. There are those who always take notes in class and then there are those who rely completely on the Xerox machine to get them through...
  • 'Beta, will you also get a 91 lakh package?' 11 struggles every engineering college student goes through during the campus placement season November 5, 2014

    A month away from final placements, IIT Kharagpur students are being flooded with pre-placement offers with a 20 per cent increase this year. The highest offer made till date stands at a staggering 91 lakh!The figures are as unreal as a unicorn for the average engineering student. Every engineering student...
  • Microsoft's Bing now lets you search using emoji October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: With the increasing popularity of mobile text communication, emoji usage is getting more mainstream. And now Microsoft's Bing is making them search friendly. Microsoft announced the support of emoji characters in Bing search in all English markets. "With this new feature, you can search using your favourite emoji, and...
  • Indian engineer sentenced for stealing trade secrets in US October 17, 2014

    New York: An Indian engineer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in restitution for stealing trade secrets from two global medical technology firms based in New Jersey here. Ketankumar Maniar, 38, a former New Jersey resident had previously pleaded guilty before US...
  • Right to be forgotten: Google receives over 1,000 requests a day October 11, 2014

    San Francisco: Google is being swamped with demands from Europeans trying to erase humiliating links to their past from the world's dominant Internet search engine. Nearly 145,000 requests have been made in the European Union and four other countries by people looking to polish their online reputations, according to numbers the...
  • Yahoo lays off hundreds of employees in India October 8, 2014

    San Francisco: Yahoo is reducing the size of its operations in Bangalore, India, the Internet company's largest engineering facility outside its California headquarters. The company said in a statement on Tuesday it was consolidating "certain teams into fewer offices" in Bangalore, but that it would continue to have a presence there. The...
  • Indian-origin engineer develops a mechanised human hand September 27, 2014

    New York: An Indian-origin engineer has developed a mechanised human hand to improve its function for those who have suffered nerve damage and have undergone surgery. The device, tested in cadaver hands, is one of the first instruments created that could improve the transmission of mechanical forces and movement while implanted...
  • Engineering student raped by autorickshaw driver in Hyderabad September 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: A 19-year-old engineering student was allegedly raped by an autorickshaw driver at an isolated area on city outskirts in adjoining Ranga Reddy district on Tuesday, police said. The offence occurred between 10.30 AM and 11 AM when the girl, a first year BTech student, who is known to autorickshaw driver...
  • Boodigo: Former Google employees launch a porn search engine September 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: It's not every day that a new search engine takes its place on the Internet, much less one specialising in pornography as is the case with Boodigo, a tool developed by former Google employees who plan to make it the portal for the adult entertainment industry on the...
  • ISRO wakes up Mars Orbiter, successfully test fires engine on the Mangalyaan September 22, 2014

    The Indian space research organisation has begun crucial operations to put the mars orbiter spacecraft into its final orbit around the red plane with it's first testing of engines a big success, giving us hopes of great glory. ...
  • 'On this auspicious day, register and block your examination date for CAT 2015': The funniest Engineer's Day jokes from Twitter September 16, 2014

    The jokes about engineers don't seem to reach an end. There have been countless memes on the life of an engineer. They usually have no money, always miss classes, usually fail a couple of papers every semester and the boys never get to meet anyone from the opposite sex. Needless...
  • Ever successfully tried turning a Samsung phone into an Apple device? 24 times engineers did things differently and left us speechless! September 15, 2014

    The life of an engineer is always a little different from the rest of us. Every other engineer you know has definitely flunked a paper every semester and has been disqualified to sit for an exam because of low attendance. However, none of these things have ever deterred them from...
  • First look: KTM RC 390, liquid cooled engine and single cylinder September 14, 2014

    The all new bike KTM RC 390 shares the same engine as The Duke 390. With liquid cooled engine and a single cylinder, this bike has a lot to offer. Costing Rs 2.05 lakh, the bike is a must for anyone who wants to master the art of bike riding. ...