FAIR

  • Meet Han, an android that can recognise and interact with people 4 days ago

    Seoul: A humanoid robot which can mimic human expressions greeted visitors on Saturday (April 18) at a Hong Kong electronics fair. The robot head, known as 'Han', can also hold simple interactive conversations with the crowd. At the touch of a button using a mobile phone app, Han can smile, wince, frown,...
  • Real issue of equitable access to content shrouded by noise over net neutrality: Experts April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as high pitch demands are being made to protect the Internet and promote net neutrality, experts in the Telecom Ministry are claiming that the real issue is getting lost in the noise. According to sources at Sanchar Bhawan, Internet users in India must focus on ensuring that...
  • Supreme Court seeks Centre's response on plea against Land Ordinance April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought the government's response on a plea of farmers' organisations challenging the legality of the fresh promulgation of the Land Acquisition Ordinance. A bench of Justices JS Khehar and SA Bobde issued notice to the government asking it to file the reply within four...
  • Making rational framework for land acquisition without causing distress to farmers: Narendra Modi April 13, 2015

    Hannover: Under attack over Land Ordinance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the government was instituting a "rational framework" for acquisition of land without causing distress to farmers and other landowners. "We are instituting a rational framework for acquisition of land without causing distress to farmers and other landowners," he...
  • Live: PM Modi hails Indo-German ties, says Germany is a valued partner for India April 12, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Hannover Fair where India is a partner country this year. About 400 Indian companies are participating in the fair which will see the presence of about 100-120 Indian CEOs besides about 3,000 German delegates. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi reaches Germany in the second leg of his three-nation tour April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Germany after wrapping up his four-day trip to France on Sunday. Business and technology will be the focus of his engagements aimed at attracting participation in the 'Make in India' campaign. Modi will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and inaugurate the Hannover Fair,...
  • Modi to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany, inaugurate the Hannover Fair April 12, 2015

    While in Germany, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Chancellor Angela Merkel and inaugurate the Hannover Fair. Ahead of that what are the expectations of the business community? Here is Sanjay Suri talking to the head of Asia Pacific Business Friedolin Strack in Berlin. ...
  • Key civil and nuclear deal signed between India and France April 12, 2015

    Modi found star status among Indians in the course of his visit to France. He can be a captivating orator when he speaks in Hindi as he did on this ocassion. He underlined sentiments with facts such as his take on the Make in India campaign. He now heads to...
  • Modi heads to Germany today; focus on business, technology to promote his 'Make in India' campaign April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: After wrapping up his four-day trip to France, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is heading to Germany on Sunday, where business and technology will be the focus of his engagements aimed at attracting participation in the 'Make in India' campaign. Modi will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and inaugurate the...
  • PM Modi's brother attacks Centre for failing to live upto peoples' expectations March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's younger brother Prahlad on Tuesday lashed out at the BJP government at the Centre, saying it has "failed" to live up to peoples' expectations and lacked will to resolve their problems. Prahlad participated at a protest here at the Jantar Mantar organised by the...
  • Look of the day: Priyanka Chopra stands out at the Vanity Fair and Loreal's Pre Oscar Party in a blue Three Floor dress February 22, 2015

    The Oscar season is on and the gap between Hollywood and Bollywood is reducing. The Vanity Fair and Loreal's Pre Oscar Party was attended by a gorgeous Priyanka Chopra. The actress was wearing a blue two toned dress from Three Floor. The peeking bra detail in her dress was the best...
  • Book stalls to be set up at railway stations, airports February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: To encourage people to read books, HRD Ministry would approach the Railway and the Civil Aviation ministries to set up book stalls of National Book Trust (NBT) on platforms and in airports. "We will get in touch with the Railway and the Civil Aviation ministries to enable NBT...
  • Jose Mourinho continues attack on Financial Fair Play rules February 7, 2015

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has repeated his call for clubs who breach European governing body UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules to be stripped of their titles and docked points. "I don't think a team can be champions when you are punished because you didn't comply with Financial Fair Play (FFP)," Mourinho...
  • Tina Dutta: I always ask my co-stars and friends to read books February 3, 2015

    Kolkata: Actress Tina Dutta, who is best known for her role as Iccha and Meethi in 'Uttaran', is on a break from hectic work schedules, and she's making the most of her free time by satiating her thirst for reading books. After wrapping up the shooting of 'Uttaran', which has now...
  • Barack Obama wears a sparkly tiara December 25, 2014

    US President Barack Obama wore a sparkly tiara with girl scouts who attended the annual White House science fair. The photo was taken in May but the White House photographer released it as a special Christmas treat. ...
  • Manchester City bullish after cutting financial losses December 4, 2014

    Manchester City cut their financial losses en route to the Premier League title last season, leaving the English champions to believe they will not fall foul of UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations again. City's annual report published on Wednesday revealed a loss of 23 million pounds ($36.1 million) in 2013-14, substantially...
  • Financial Fair Play is a contradiction, says Jose Mourinho December 2, 2014

    UEFA's Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules are "a contradiction" and only serve to protect big clubs with a long history of success, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho's club spent heavily in the close season to sign Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa but, after losing a number of players, had...
  • Man arrested for molesting at Delhi trade fair November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A 50-year-old man was arrested for molesting a young girl at the ongoing India International Trade Fair (IITF) here, police officials said on Thursday. Om Prakash Jain, a resident of south Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area, was arrested Nov 23 after he molested a female visitor in her early 20s...
  • Camel trading at Pushkar fair hits a new low, concerns raised over the declining number November 13, 2014

    Pushkar: For years, camels have been the main feature of the Pushkar fair. However, the biggest takeaway of the 2014 Pushkar Fair which recently concluded seems to be the declining numbers of camels spotted at the event. Photographers outnumbered the beasts leaving a question mark on the fair's identity centered...
  • Delhi Metro stations to sell Trade Fair tickets from November 14 November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation will start selling the entry tickets of India International Trade Fair for business days from November 14 and for the general public days from November 19. The business days for visiting the India International Trade Fair (IITF) are November 14-18 and for the general...
  • Delhi: 34th India International Trade Fair opens on November 14 November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the India International Trade Fair, 2014 on November 14 in which over 6,500 companies from India and abroad are expected to participate. "The 34th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) will be inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee...
  • Delhi University holds job fair for undergraduates November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Offering an opportunity to over 5,000 students to secure employment, Delhi University conducted a job fair for the students graduating in 2015. "Three companies came to hire around 100 students during the first placement drive of the session. 35 students have successfully secured jobs for themselves," JM Khurana,...
  • Uttar Pradesh determined to promote tourism: Akhilesh Yadav October 22, 2014

    Agra: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said his government was determined to promote heritage tourism in the state and develop infrastructure to accelerate growth in the sector. Yadav made the comment while addressing a function at the famous Bateshwar cattle fair, 70 km from here. He said the cattle...
  • ISL 'Fair Play Award' trophy unveiled October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: As the popularity of the Indian Super League (ISL) continues to grow by the day, the event's 'Fair Play Awards' trophy was unveiled here on Tuesday. Standing at a height of two feet and designed in the shape of a gold-coloured whistle, the trophy is being presented by ISL...
  • 'Isolated Pakistan wants to bring Kashmir back into limelight' October 12, 2014

    Jammu: The recent breach of ceasefire by Pakistan was aimed at infiltrating LeT cadres into Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the polls and to bring Kashmir issue back into limelight, as the neighbouring country was feeling isolated with the growing clout of India in the international forum, according to security...
  • 230 Indian pharma firms in CPhI Worldwide fair in Paris October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: As many as 230 Indian companies are participating in the three-day CPhI Worldwide fair of pharmaceutical sector in Paris. The pharmaceutical trade exhibition was inaugurated by Commerce Secretary Rajeev Kher on Tuesday. "The Indian pharmaceutical industry stands with the full support of the government of India. For instance,...
  • PM Modi likely to attend technology fair in Germany in April 2015 September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend the worldrenowned engineering and technology fair at Hannover in Germany in April next year, an official statement on Wednesday said. India has conveyed its consent to be the 'Partner Country' at the fiveday engineering fair in Germany to be held from...
  • 16yearold from Panipat's breathtospeech device takes him to Google Science Fair global finals September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: 16yearold Arsh Shah Dilbagi's invention is the only entry from Asia in the 15 global finalists at the Google Science Fair 2014. The augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device that Dilbagi developed is called 'Talk' and can be used by people with developmental disabilities whose communication abilities are...
  • Kolkata taxis' indefinite strike from September 18 September 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Kolkata taxi drivers have decided to go on an indefinite strike from September 18 to protest police "excesses" while demanding a fare hike. To add to the woes of the commuters, transport workers affiliated to eight central trade unions, including the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), Indian National Trade...
  • Now get mobile recharge, travel tickets at Fair Price Shops September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhiites can now recharge their mobile phones, DTH cards, book tickets and buy many other things at Fair Price Shops (FPS) in the city with the Delhi government liberalising the policy for sale of goods and services through these outlets for subsidised rations. In a bid to improve the...