Connectivity

  • 5-day Hyderabad air show to start on Wednesday 11-03-2014 05:42 PM

    Mumbai: The fourth edition of the Hyderabad international air show will kick off on Wednesday, which is likely to see signing of some big ticket deals by the domestic aviation players. The show, with the theme 'Enhancing Air Connectivity' is being jointly organised by the aviation ministry and industry body...
  • Rahul raises pitch for better connectivity in North-East 26-02-2014 02:24 PM

    Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that poor connectivity in the North East would have to be aggressively addressed to remove the barriers of movement in the rest of the country and to properly utilise the productivity of the people. "The reason for the energy of the North-East people...
  • Kolibree: The Internet-connected toothbrush that senses how long and how well you brush 09-01-2014 11:08 AM

    Las Vegas: Armbands that track how much you move have become popular ways to motivate people to get fit. But how fit are your teeth? Are you lazy about brushing them Never fear: An inventor is on the case. An electric toothbrush senses how long and how well you brush,...
  • Indians hungry for good documentaries: Filmmaker Pan Nalin 20-12-2013 05:23 PM

    Chennai: Indian audiences are 'hungry for good documentaries' and an increasing number of filmmakers here are showing a keen interest towards the genre. But a cohesive network to produce and promote documentaries is missing in the country, says filmmaker Pan Nalin. "Indian filmmakers are waking up to documentary filmmaking, but...
  • Asia to account for 47 per cent of LTE connections by 2017: Study 26-11-2013 05:15 PM

    New Delhi: As India and China roll out fourth generation or LTE mobile networks, Asia is expected to account for 47 per cent of all 4G connections by 2017, a study by global telecom body GSM Association (GSMA) said today. "Asia is expected to account for almost half (47 per...
  • Google expands Google Glass sales, lets early users invite 3 friends each 29-10-2013 10:06 AM

    Mountain View: Google is relying on a little social networking to put its Internet-connected glasses on the heads of more people. The expanded sales of the device known as Google Glass will come as part of an invitation-only program announced Monday. The roughly 10,000 Glass owners who began testing the...
  • Sheila hits out at BJP, says do not underestimate government 22-10-2013 04:06 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday hit out at the Opposition saying do not underestimate the government as a lot has been done in Delhi. "Please do not under estimate us. Lots of things have happened in Delhi and it has become the most attractive place for...
  • Police wants revamped roads to Naxal-hit belt for better inter-state operations 04-10-2013 10:59 AM

    To keep a close watch on inter-state movement of Naxals, Chhattisgarh Police has recommended improvement of road connectivity to strategic locations near border areas of Maoist-hit Bastar region. Police have recommended construction of 40 roads in Bastar to help inter-state operations with neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Maharashtra besides accelerating...
  • Instant Aadhaar-linked ID verification for mobile connections 09-09-2013 10:49 AM

    New Delhi: Government is likely to finalise norms by the end of this year that will enable instant identity verification using Aadhaar card biometrics data for getting a new mobile connection. Retailers will take the impression of customers' fingers to match it online with that of the UID card data...
  • DoT examining proposal of taking fingerprint for new SIM card 08-08-2013 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Department of Telecom is examining a proposal for making it compulsory for mobile operators to take fingerprint or any other biometric feature of the subscriber at the time of receiving application for a new mobile connection. Minister of State for Communications and IT Milind Deora said DoT...
  • Video: Aviation Minister Ajit Singh defends Jet-Etihad deal 03-07-2013 03:55 PM

    Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has once again defended the impending Jet-Etihad deal. "We have to consider the passengers convenience, the connectivity, which airlines are there, financial strength and our airlines, said Aviation Minister. ...
  • Dip in ASEAN-India trade should be wake up call: Khurshid 02-07-2013 05:08 AM

    Brunei: India said on Monday its trade relations with ASEAN have witnessed impressive growth - 10 times in 10 years - but a slight decline in bilateral trade in 2012 with the 10-member Southeast Asian bloc should serve as a wake-up call. External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, addressing the 11th...
  • Bangalore: Narayana Murthy seeks airport near Electronics City 29-06-2013 01:49 PM

    Bangalore: Infosys Executive Chairman NR Narayana Murthy has pitched for a small airport near Electronics City, the biggest hub of Bangalore's IT industry that houses the main Infosys campus, as he called for improving the infrastructure facilities in Karnataka. "We are not asking for anything extraordinary. We are asking for...
  • TRAI deadline for digtised TV ends today 25-06-2013 10:26 AM

    New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) deadline for switching to digitised TV ends on Tuesday. All those with cable connections may face a blackout after Tuesday. Cable operators were supposed to file customer details and their choice of television channels with the TRAI board by Tuesday. However,...
  • Giant leap in connectivity: Villages to get high-speed data cables 24-06-2013 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: India is set to take a giant leap in connectivity as work begins soon on a grand, Rs 20,000-crore ($3.3 billion) project to link its 250,000 village councils with high-speed data cables to take e-governance to the grassroots and facilitate e-services in fields ranging from education to entertainment...
  • Air India to launch Birmingham-Delhi direct flights 24-06-2013 08:44 AM

    London: Air India will launch direct flights between Birmingham and New Delhi from August 1, with its new Boeing 787-800 'Dreamliner' aircraft, it was announced on Sunday. The flights will operate four times a week - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, arriving from Delhi into Birmingham at 1900 hours and...
  • Haryana achieves 97 pc target to provide free water 17-06-2013 03:00 AM

    Chandigarh: The Haryana Government has achieved 97 per cent of the target of providing free water connections to households of members belonging to Scheduled Castes in the state. Stating this in Chandigarh on Sunday, a spokesman of Haryana Public Health and Engineering Department said that under the Indira Gandhi Drinking...
  • Abhay Deol to debut on TV with 'Connected Hum Tum' 15-05-2013 11:45 PM

    Bollywood actors continue to hold the attention of TV audiences and the latest one to join the bandwagon, after Amitabh Bachchan, Salman and Shah Rukh Khan is Abhay Deol. Abhay marks his TV debut with the show titled 'Connected Hum Tum' in June. ...
  • Not late, just had no plans for TV earlier: Abhay Deol 15-05-2013 10:41 AM

    Mumbai: Abhay Deol, who is set to make his small screen debut as a host, says he is not late for TV, it's just that it didn't feature in his scheme of things. Abhay will be seen as a host on Zee TV's reality show 'Connected Hum Tum'. "I didn't...
  • 'Exorcist' director William Friedkin to get lifetime award in Venice 03-05-2013 11:40 AM

    William Friedkin, the U.S. film director who scared up a fright with 'The Exorcist' and set pulses racing with thriller 'The French Connection' in the 1970s, will get a lifetime achievement award from the Venice Film Festival, organizers said on Thursday. Friedkin, 77, will also present a restored version of...
  • Indian mobile services market to reach Rs 1.2 trillion in 2013: Report 22-04-2013 02:14 PM

    Mumbai: India's mobile services market is expected to grow eight per cent to Rs.1.2 trillion in 2013 but will account for only two per cent of the worldwide mobile services revenue as operators are struggling to increase profit margins, research firm Gartner today said. The revenues from mobile services stood...
  • Google Glass distribution to contest winners begins this week 18-04-2013 11:43 AM

    California: Google is starting to distribute its new Internet-connected glasses, something seen as the next breakthrough in mobile computing. Google has picked 8,000 people in the US who entered a contest. The winners will have to pay $1,500 apiece for a test version of Google Glass. The company also took...
  • AAP workers to restore power, water connections 04-04-2013 02:15 AM

    New Delhi: Activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday appealed to his party volunteers to start restoring from April 6, 2013 power and water connections disconnected across Delhi for non-payment of allegedly inflated bills. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader is on an indefinite hunger strike since March 23, 2013 against the...