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  • Is that the Loch Ness monster on Apple Maps? 19-04-2014 01:12 PM

    New Delhi: Is the shape that we can see in Apple Maps' satellite image of Loch Ness that of Nessie, the legendary monster that many believe inhabits the waterbody in the Scottish Highlands? The giant squid like shape was also previously spotted on Google Earth about five years ago. Andrew...
  • Story map: Key constituencies and candidates in phase 5 of Lok Sabha elections 2014 17-04-2014 06:23 AM

    More than 25 bigwigs are trying their luck in Thursday's fifth phase of polling. With 121 seats across 12 states voting in fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, India will witness the biggest round of electoral exercise on April 17. ...
  • 2014 Lok Sabha elections: Interactive map and searchable table of candidates, constituencies, parties and poll dates 11-04-2014 05:21 PM

    The elections to the 16th Lok Sabha is already on. The polls are being held in 9 phases from April 7 to May 12. The votes will be counted on May 16. This interactive map lets you see which parts of India are going to polls when and where it...
  • Google looking for the world's best 'Pokemon Master'. Here's how to apply 01-04-2014 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: It's April Fools' Day and Google is back with its pranks. In one of its pranks for the day, Google welcomes people to apply for a new job opening - Pokemon Master - at Google. It says to have prepared a rigorous test to find the world's best...
  • 2014 Lok Sabha elections: Map and interactive schedule of poll dates 05-03-2014 04:48 PM

    The Election Commission of India has announced the schedule for the elections to the 16th Lok Sabha. The polls would be held in 9 phases from April 7 to May 12. The votes will be counted on May 16.Schedule of polling dates for all 543 Parliamentary constituencies.State - Constituency -...
  • Google launches indoor maps in India; lets you locate locations inside malls, museums 05-03-2014 02:02 PM

    New Delhi: Technology giant Google has launched indoor maps in India that will help users browse through and locate specific locations inside venues like malls and museums. The service, available as part of Google Maps, is already available in countries like the US, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Netherlands....
  • Desert Breath: Explore the spiral in the Egyptian desert on Google Maps 28-02-2014 01:07 PM

    London: No, this is not a landscape for aliens to land their extraterrestrial aircraft or an ancient monument unearthed in the Egyptian desert. This amazing photograph is an environmental art installation and Google Map has taken an awesome image of this piece of artwork from above the sky. Billed as...
  • This video of a virtual 3D tour of the Taj Mahal using Google maps is the most amazing thing you'll see all day 22-02-2014 11:45 AM

    Haven't been to the Taj Mahal? Well, here's your chance to see it in 3D using Google maps. The viral video shows the Taj Mahal in all its glory. The music in the video will definitely make you want to pack your bags and leave right away. Spare three minutes...
  • From 1951 to Telangana: 63 years of reorganisation of Indian states in 38 seconds 21-02-2014 05:53 PM

    A look at the political map of India over the last six decades years would give an appearance of it being in a constant state of flux. It isn't only that the state boundaries have been redrawn over and over again but India's international borders have also extended (Goa, Sikkim,...
  • Google apologises for 'Hitler' name on Google Maps 11-01-2014 01:34 PM

    Berlin: Google apologised Friday after a Berlin intersection briefly regained its Nazi-era name, Adolf-Hitler-Platz, on the Google Maps service. Google spokeswoman Lena Wagner said the company quickly took down the name after the error was discovered. The intersection was relabeled with its proper name, Theodor-Heuss-Platz, after West Germany's first post-World...
  • Cold wave: Temperature map of India 07-01-2014 04:55 PM

    A cold wave is sweeping the northern parts of India. This temperature/heat map of India gives an idea of which parts of the country is the coldest at this time of the year. Deeper shades of blue indicate lower temperatures and darker shades of red stand for higher temperatures. ...
  • Tracking Santa Claus with Google, Microsoft and NORAD 24-12-2013 11:08 PM

    New Delhi: Santa Claus is a part of popular folklore, but tracking Father Christmas has been a high-tech affair for many years now with Google playing an active role. This year Google is tracking Santa Claus' journey across the globe, as he hops from one location to another delivering millions...
  • Google Tips: From Android to YouTube, Google's handy tutorials for its services 16-12-2013 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: Most of us straightaway get to the Google search engine and look for solutions whenever we encounter problems related to Google's services including Gmail, Maps, Chrome, and YouTube. We visit various websites and keep hunting them until we get the best solution to our problems. But to facilitate...
  • Jharkhand Excise Minister denies involvement in stealing weapons, alleges conspiracy 02-12-2013 11:11 AM

    Jharkhand Excise Minister Jaiprakash Bhai Patel on Monday denied allegations of his involvement in the theft of weapons used by his security personnel. "I deny the media report. Some political parties are out to tarnish my image," Patel told a news conference in Hazaribagh. The two AK-47 rifles and cartridges...
  • Missing weapons case: Court allows brain mapping, narco analysis test on accused 28-11-2013 02:51 PM

    A local court has allowed brain mapping and narco analysis of the three bodyguards of Jharkhand Excise Minister Jaiprakash Bhai Patel and two drivers in connection with the missing weapons case. The police got the permission from the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Hazaribagh, on Wednesday, according to Superintendent of...
  • Google adds new features to make search more personalised 20-11-2013 05:17 PM

    Taipei: Internet major Google is adding new features to its popular services like search page, maps and youtube to provide more personalised information especially related to day to day lives of its users. Weather updates at the start of the day of or traffic movement during the office hours are...
  • Google Maps shows body of 14-year-old boy; father wants it to be taken down 19-11-2013 10:11 AM

    Richmond: A San Francisco Bay Area man wants Google Maps to remove an aerial image that shows the body of his 14-year-old son, who was shot and killed in 2009. Jose Barrera told KTVU-TV over the weekend that he became aware of the image of his son Kevin earlier in...
  • Onion map of India 24-10-2013 03:26 PM

    Onion prices are again on the rise causing much worry to the common man. But the high prices are not so uniform (both in wholesale and retail) across the different states of the country as this onion map of India shows. The wholesale data is sourced from Directorate of Marketing...
  • Crime map of India 17-10-2013 06:59 AM

    Often statistics tell a different story from what we perceive and this crime map of India is an example. While statistics may not necessarily be able to tell the whole truth, but they do give an insight into aspects that would have been otherwise overlooked. The crime statistics available with...
  • Google Maps video shows how a man found his lost Indian family after 25 years 16-10-2013 01:38 PM

    Google has now made a video promoting Google Maps out of Saroo Brierley's story of locating his long lost family in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh after 25 years with the help of Google Earth. Google has posted on its official blog detailing Brierley's story. Watch the incredible story of hope, determination...
  • Temple map of India 10-10-2013 09:22 AM

    'Toilets first, temples later'. Maintaining the desired sequence, first came the toilet map of India and here is the temple map of India. The temple in the title signifies a place of worship that can be of any religion. The data sourced from the Census of India 2011 shows the...
  • Toilet map of India 08-10-2013 08:16 AM

    Jairam Ramesh and Narendra Modi have brought the focus on the lack of basic toilet facilities in much of the country. These maps will tell us explicitly why India needs "toilets first and temples later." While the state of availability of latrine facilities in India has improved in the 10...
  • Nokia's HERE partners with local experts to improve navigation services in India 06-10-2013 10:19 AM

    Mumbai: Nokia's mapping services division HERE launched its first community mapping pilot programme in India, where it partners with local experts to improve its navigation services in the country. As a part of the initiative, the regional team of HERE (which has more than 1,000 people) will work with students...
  • Glitch in the Apple Maps app again guides drivers to US airport runway 28-09-2013 03:02 PM

    Anchorage: To the chagrin and worry of Alaska transportation officials, Apple reactivated maps app directions Friday that guide drivers to the edge of a runway instead of a terminal at the Fairbanks airport. Apple had notified Fairbanks International Airport officials that the faulty directions had been disabled. Officials, though, noticed...
  • Tunda refuses brain mapping test, court dismisses police plea 26-09-2013 04:38 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court Thursday dismissed a police plea for permission to conduct brain mapping test of Abdul Karim Tunda after the arrested top LeT bomb expert refused to give his consent for it citing his old age and health problems. Tunda, who was produced before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate...
  • Nokia, Mercedes-Benz in smart map deal 11-09-2013 04:57 PM

    Helsinki: Nokia Corp. says it will cooperate with Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz car division to create and develop digital smart maps. Finland-based Nokia says its mapping and location services unit, HERE, and Mercedes will initially provide 3D maps for the Mannheim to Pforzheim route in Germany for cars connected to a...
  • Shame map of India: States with highest rate of crimes against women 23-08-2013 06:34 PM

    Statistics from National Crime Records Bureau's Crime in India 2012 report plotted on a map of India to highlight which Indian states have the highest rate of crime against women. According to the statistics, Nagaland is the safest state in India for women, while its neighbour Assam is the most...
  • Top 10 most used smartphone apps: Google Maps beats Facebook by a mile 06-08-2013 12:32 PM

    New Delhi: Of all the apps available today for different platforms, GlobalWebIndex has listed the top 10 apps most actively used by the 969.49 million strong global smartphone population. According to data released by GlobalWebIndex, Google Maps is the most used smartphone app, with over 54 per cent of the...
  • Changing states: An animated political map of the Republic of India 31-07-2013 06:38 PM

    A look at the political map of India over the last 65 years would give an appearance of it being in a constant state of flux. It isn't only that the state boundaries have been redrawn over and over again but India's international borders have also extended by a bit...
  • Apple buys 2 startups HopStop, Locationary to improve its mobile maps 20-07-2013 09:53 AM

    San Francisco: Apple has bought online mapping services HopStop and Locationary as part of its ongoing effort to create a more formidable alternative to Google's navigation system. The acquisitions confirmed Friday give Apple Inc. more tools to round out the maps that it embeds in the mobile operating system running...