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  • DDA puts off housing scheme draw after last-minute hiccups 6 days ago

    New Delhi: After facing last-minute technical hiccups on Sunday, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has postponed the draw of lots for its flagship Housing Scheme 2014, which was scheduled to be held on Monday. The decision comes in the wake of technical problem encountered by the housing body while holding the...
  • AI flight to Kuala Lumpur delayed, commotion at Mumbai airport July 20, 2014

    Mumbai: There were reports of commotion at the Mumbai International airport on Sunday after the takeoff of an Air India Express flight to Kuala Lumpur was delayed. The flight was scheduled to takeoff around 12 noon. Air India said that there was a technical glitch. ...
  • Poor rainfall, technical glitches worsen UP's power crisis July 16, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh continued to face power outages on Wednesday due to technical glitches in some of the state's power plants, an official said. Major cities like Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency, Ghaziabad and Noida, besides others, had power cuts for a long time. Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) officials...
  • Samsung apologises to China consumers, says to fix Galaxy S3, Note 2 for free October 24, 2013

    Beijing: South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's biggest smartphone maker, has apologised to Chinese customers for problems with some mobile phones after a broadcast on China Central Television criticised Samsung repair policies. "As far as management problems caused inconvenience to our customers, we offer our sincere apologies," Samsung Electronics...
  • Technical glitch halts Nasdaq trading for three hours August 23, 2013

    A mysterious glitch halted trading on the Nasdaq for three hours on Thursday in the latest major electronic breakdown on Wall Street, embarrassing the stock exchange that hosts the biggest names in technology, including Apple, Microsoft and Google. The problem sent brokers racing to figure out what went wrong and raised...
  • Boeing sets final 787 Dreamliner test flight for Friday April 5, 2013

    New York: Boeing Co said it plans to make a test flight later on Friday with its 787 Dreamliner jet, aimed at returning the grounded plane to service after more than two months on the ground. Boeing said the flight is scheduled to depart around 11 am PDT (11:30 pm IST)...
  • Boeing CEO says 787 is 'very close' to flying March 28, 2013

    Washington: Boeing CEO Jim McNerney is sure his company is "very close" to getting its troubled 787 Dreamliner jet back flying again. "We have a high degree of confidence in the technical solution we are testing right now with the FAA," McNerney said on Thursday. "I think it will be...
  • Delhi: Computer glitch hits IGI airport operations March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: A glitch in the computerized check-in, baggage handling and plane's docking system of the terminal 3 of the IGI airport here today delayed the schedule of around 21 domestic and international flights, causing inconvenience to the passengers. The airport's IT system, installed and maintained by the airport operator Delhi...
  • Boeing proposes full 787 battery fix to FAA: Sources February 23, 2013

    Washington: Boeing Co on Friday gave US aviation regulators its plan to fix the volatile battery aboard its new 787 Dreamliner, even though investigators have not yet determined what caused the batteries to overheat on two planes last month. Boeing did not propose abandoning the lithium-ion batteries and is not...
  • Tech glitch at NSE, Bank of India shares tumble February 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Shares in Bank of India make a sharp fall before quickly recovering in what some traders describe as a "freak" trade. Trading at Rs 336.65, down 1.2 per cent, Bank of India shares suddenly fell to Rs 314, down 7.8 per cent on the day, at around 12:20 pm...
  • 'Air India flew Dreamliners after grounding order' February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Air India flew some of its Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner aircraft even after US regulators grounded the global fleet in December due to undiagnosed battery problems. Dreamliners operated by the national carrier were flown to Mumbai for maintenance reasons, Arun Mishra, the DGCA head said on Monday. A spokesman...
  • Japan eased safety standards ahead of Boeing 787 rollout January 28, 2013

    Tokyo: Japan's government stepped in to give Boeing Co's nowgrounded 787 Dreamliner and its madeinJapan technology a boost in 2008 by easing safety regulations, fasttracking the rollout of the groundbreaking jet for Japan's biggest airlines, according to records and participants in the process. The concessions by an advisory panel to Japan's...
  • India 'concerned' about Boeing Dreamliner glitches January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: India is "concerned" about the recent glitches in Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner jets and is awaiting a safety report by the National Transportation Safety Board, a senior government official said on Friday. The Dreamliner jet had three technical mishaps in as many days in January, including an electrical...
  • US: Voting machine glitch reported, Romney votes go to Obama November 6, 2012

    The United States has begun early voting in what can be called one of the closest and tightest races to the White House. In Colorado, residents said that there was a glitch in the machine. When they voted for Mitt Romney, but the machine switched it to Barack Obama. 538 votes...
  • Toyota to recall 7.4 million vehicles globally on power window glitch October 10, 2012

    Tokyo: Japan's Toyota Motor Corp will voluntarily recall 7.4 million vehicles globally, including certain Vitz, Yaris and Corolla models, due to malfunctioning power window switches, the company said on Wednesday. The firm will recall 2.47 million vehicles in the United States, as well as 1.40 million vehicles in China and 1.39...
  • GoDaddy blames outage on tech glitch, not hackers September 12, 2012

    New York: GoDaddy, one of the world's biggest Internet hosting companies and website registration companies, blamed technical problems for a nearly sixhour service disruption that affected some of its more than 10 million customers on Monday. Sporadic outages throughout the day were caused by "a series of internal network events" that...
  • Goa Cong apologises for audio glitch in PM's rally March 3, 2012

    Panaji: Congress leaders in Goa on Friday apologised to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for a snag in the sound system that disrupted his speech at an election rally three days ago. Talking to reporters, Goa Congress Working President Fracisco Sardinha blamed the contractor assigned the job to set up sound...
  • Facebook bug reveals Zuckerberg's private photos December 7, 2011

    New York: A security glitch in Facebook gave users access to Mark Zuckerberg's private pictures, including a few with his girlfriend. The social networking site has repeatedly come under attack for its constantly changing privacy and security features that at times made private information, including photos and comments, publicly available. The security...
  • CAT online glitch: Prometric clarifies March 22, 2010

    Mumbai: CAT 2009 was a landmark event. The exam moved from the pen and paper route to a computer based test. But the first four days saw chaos with technical glitches and cancellation of tests for up to 7000 students. Several students protested the alleged mishandling by the testing agency...
  • Windows 7 users hit by 'black screen' glitch December 2, 2009

    London: Microsoft's Windows 7, the hottest operating system packed with several new features and which is selling like hotcakes, is now making millions of users worldwide frustrated with an unique problem called 'black screen of death'. The error appears to occur after logging on to the affected systems, rendering the computer...