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  • Modelled on the 'London Eye', 'Kolkata Eye' to come up soon May 25, 2014

    Kolkata: Kolkata will soon have its 'Kolkata Eye' modelled on the 'London Eye', a giant ferris wheel, providing a magnificent view of the metropolis from a height of 120 metres. The 'Kolkata Eye' will be constructed at Millennium Park on the bank of the River Hooghly, Urban Development ministry sources...
  • 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' director Joss Whedon to release his film 'In Your Eyes' for digital download April 21, 2014

    New York: Joss Whedon is releasing a film he wrote as a $5 digital download, bypassing the normal channels of independent film distribution. In a video announcement Sunday following the premiere of the supernatural romance 'In Your Eyes' at the Tribeca Film Festival, Whedon says the film will immediately be released...
  • Eye witness in case of abduction and murder of a four-year-old girl, killed April 17, 2014

    An eye witness in a case of abduction and murder of a four-year-old girl was allegedly killed in Muzaffarnagar after he refused to turn hostile in the court, police said on Thursday. Fayyaz (60), was killed by a sharp object in Khoja Nagal village of the district here on Wednesday. The deceased...
  • Hawk-Eye makes badminton debut at India Open April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Renowned tracking system Hawk-Eye technology, used in sports like tennis to determine line calls, has made its badminton debut at the India Open Super Series here. After testing various instant-review technologies, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) has contracted Hawk-Eye Innovations to provide instant-reviews for major events. This includes Hawk-Eye's...
  • Swedish eye tracking technology firm Tobii plans IPO: Report March 30, 2014

    Stockholm: Swedish eye tracking technology firm Tobii, co-owned by chipmaker Intel, is planning a stock market listing which could value the firm at around 2 billion crowns ($309 million), business daily Dagens Industri reported. Tobii, which develops eye-controlled devices that can be used in computer interaction and in human behavior analysis,...
  • Advertorial: Sight ambassadors - the first ever social media app for eye donation February 10, 2014

    SIGHT AMBASSADORS -the FIRST ever social media app for EYE DONATION was launched, as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility. This application was launched during an eye donation event in Anna University. The 'Sight Ambassadors' app received more than 200 applications from students and members of Society of Electrical and...
  • Jharkhand to have 4 out of 58 proposed cancer hospitals in India: Jairam Ramesh January 13, 2014

    Jharkhand will have four out of the 58 proposed cancer hospitals to be set up in the country, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Sunday. "In the next three years 58 hospitals are coming up in the country, four of which will be set up in Jharkhand. Development of...
  • Facebook to buy India-based app monitoring tool maker Little Eye Labs January 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Facebook Inc is buying India-based Little Eye Labs, a startup that builds performance analysis and monitoring tools for mobile Android apps, in a move that marks the social networking giant's first deal in the country. Facebook has been working to boost its mobile technology as it focuses on growing revenue...
  • BenQ launches ultra-slim monitors with flicker-free resolution at Rs 6,900 onwards December 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Digital technology firm BenQ launched ultra slim monitors with low blue LED light, flicker-free super resolution and mobile-to-big-screen mobile high definition link (MHL) connectivity. The complete range of Eye care monitors - which include EW2440L, EW2740L, GW2760HS, VL2040AZ - for home and entertainment purpose are priced in the...
  • Chinese hackers spied on Europeans before G20 meeting: Researcher December 10, 2013

    Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before last September's G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis, according to research by computer security firm FireEye Inc. The hackers infiltrated the ministries' computer networks by sending emails to staff containing tainted files with titles such as...
  • New Eyes-On smart glasses let doctors see patients' veins through skin November 26, 2013

    Washington: A pair of new smart glasses that allow doctors to see patients' veins right through their skin will make it easier for them to give an injection. Getting a needle into a vein is not always a straightforward procedure and can sometimes take multiple attempts, much to the discomfort of...
  • Project 'Vision' seeks to make Bangalore the eye-donation capital November 11, 2013

    Bangalore: Eyes are too precious to be buried or burnt because they are eye sight to somebody else. It is with this belief that Father George is aiming to gift sight to hundreds of visually impaired people in Bangalore. Father George launched Project Vision in October to get volunteers to...
  • Witnesses describe the horror of Patna blasts October 27, 2013

    The series of blasts in Patna has left 5 dead and 50 injured. CNN-IBN caught up with a few eye witnesses who were present near Gandhi Maidan when terror struck. ...
  • Quality, not quantity of evidence required for conviction: SC October 15, 2013

    New Delhi: It is the quality and not the quantity of evidence which is required for conviction that can even be based on the testimony of a sole eyewitness, the Supreme Court has said. "In the matter of appreciation of evidence of witnesses, it is not the number of witnesses but...
  • Paul McCartney bans meat, Facebook on sets October 3, 2013

    London: Legendary Beatles star Paul McCartney has forbidden his production team from having meat, scrolling through social networking sites and consumption of non-prescription drugs throughout the shoot of a new video. The 71-year-old, who has been a lifelong supporter of animal rights, is shooting for his new track 'Queenie eye' at...
  • Fergie, Josh Duhamel's baby Axl's makes his debut on Twitter September 23, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Fergie and actor husband Josh Duhamel shared their baby boy Axl Jack Duhamel's first picture on Twitter. Fergie and Duhamel both tweeted a photo of their newborn son on Saturday, reported Radar Online. "Hello world!," they captioned the picture (a close-up of baby Axl the first image...
  • Quentin Tarantino to star in Roger Corman biopic September 22, 2013

    London: Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino is reportedly set to star in Roger Corman biopic 'The Man with the Kaleidoscope Eyes'. The 'Django Unchained' filmmaker is set to play the B movie icon in the upcoming Joe Dante project, reported Daily Telegraph. The 'Man with the Kaleidoscope Eyes' chronicles the making of...
  • An eye lost, cancer survivor makes it to IIT August 30, 2013

    New Delhi: His resolve is written large on his face. Pankaj Yadav, 18, has made it to the Indian Institute of Technology (BHU)-Varanasi, overcoming his handicap of losing an eye to cancer 13 years ago. In doing so, this cancer survivor has set an example for hundreds of others like him...
  • 'Smartphones are causing vision problems to soar' August 19, 2013

    London: Smartphones are causing sight problems to soar in children as young as seven, a top UK eye surgeon has warned. Since the launch of smartphones in 1997 there has been a 35 per cent increase in patients with advancing myopia (short-sightedness), according to David Allamby, a leading laser eye...
  • Liverpool ramp up social media to unlock Asian markets July 25, 2013

    Melbourne: Capturing even a small slice of Asia's four billion consumers is a salivating prospect for any European soccer club and Premier League giants Liverpool see social media as the Trojan horse to unlock the region's vast commercial potential. Liverpool's three-year exile from Champions League has not only hurt the club's...
  • Karnataka polls: Eye on Bengaluru May 4, 2013

    CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks residents of Bangalore about their voting ambitions ahead of the state Assembly elections on May 5. ...
  • English Premier League to use Hawk-Eye goal-line technology April 11, 2013

    Manchester: The English Premier League is the first leading club competition to approve the use of goal-line technology, and Hawk-Eye will be deployed at stadiums from next season. The Spanish and German leagues, however, said on Thursday they would hold off from giving referees high-tech aids for at least two years,...
  • Baidu Eye: China's Baidu developing Google Glass rival April 3, 2013

    Shanghai: Baidu Inc, China's largest search engine, is developing prototype digital eyewear similar to Google's Google Glass that will leverage Baidu's strengths in image search and facial recognition, a Baidu spokesman said on Wednesday. Internally known as project "Baidu Eye", the glasses are being tested internally and it is not clear...
  • New 'Falcon Eye' technology to aid golfers in putting March 23, 2013

    Chandigarh: Using sensor technology to get the putting stroke right, 'Falcon Eye', a new device developed by a professional golfer, will help golfers in their game. Chandigarh-based professional golfer Gurbaaz Mann claims that the new machine, developed after two years of research and testing, will revolutionise putting in golf at a...
  • Samsung Galaxy S IV to scroll content by tracking eye movement: Report March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Though there is no official word from Samsung on the features and specifications of the upcoming Galaxy S IV smartphone, the rumour mill has started churning out rumours concerning the same. According to a new report from The New York Times, Samsung Galaxy S IV is likely to have...
  • Adele's 'Skyfall' theme wins Oscar for best song February 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Adele's 'Skyfall' has won the Academy Award for best original song, a first for a James Bond theme. While 007 themes have long been a beloved movie tradition, they've never before won an Oscar. Three previous Bond tunes were nominated: 'For Your Eyes Only,' 'Nobody Does It Better,' and...
  • A new technology to help you control PC with your eyes January 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Here comes a new technology that lets users control any Windows 8 PC with their eyes. Tobii has come up with a standalone eye-tracking kit a user can add to any Windows 8 computer. Called the Tobii Rex, and it is a stick-like device that can be mounted...
  • Priyanka Chopra is 'World's sexiest Asian woman' December 6, 2012

    London: Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra has won the 'Worlds Sexiest Asian Woman' crown, according to an on-line survey conducted by a weekly magazine. Priyanka, 30, defeated reigning champion Kareena Kapoor and three-times winner Katrina Kaif to claim the crown of sexiest Asian woman on the planet this year. "Priyanka Chopra secured...
  • India tour mainly for inspiration: Third Eye Blind December 4, 2012

    Third Eye Blind singer Stephan Jenkins told CNN-IBN that their current India tour was organised mainly for inspiration. ...
  • Ilaiyaraaja inspires Black Eyed Peas, Taboo pays ode to Bollywood October 30, 2012

    Rapper 'Taboo' from the Black Eyed Peas is in India. CNN-IBN caught up with him and got him to talk about India, Bollywood and their interesting connect with musical maestro Ilaiyaraaja. ...