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  • Windows 10 Mobile preview to be now available on most Windows Phone devices 1 hour 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As the official release of Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10 OS grows closer, the company has decided to extend its preview or test build to many more phones. The company's Operating Systems Group team has added code to the next test build of Windows 10 Mobile that will be...
  • PM Modi launches PRAGATI platform for redressal of grievances 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched his ambitious multi-purpose and multi-modal platform, PRAGATI, which is aimed at addressing the common man's grievances and monitoring important programmes and projects. Speaking on the occasion, Modi said the step is to ensure that governance in India becomes more efficient and responsive...
  • Microsoft to completely ditch Internet Explorer; Project Spartan will be the new browser in Windows 10 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft has officially declared that its upcoming Project Spartan web browser will completely replace the long-standing but troublesome Internet Explorer. The company announced that based on strong feedback from its Windows Insiders and customers, Windows 10 will have Project Spartan hosting the new engine exclusively. However, Internet Explorer 11...
  • 12 players to be part of Diamond Quadrilateral project 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Reputed companies from six countries, including France, Germany, Italy and China, have entered the race to become part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet Diamond Quadrilateral bullet train project. Twelve international companies are bidding for conducting the feasibility study for the three corridors of the Diamond Quadrilateral high-speed rail...
  • SUEZ to explore waste management, river cleaning projects March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: French utility services provider SUEZ environment is eying in India business from waste management, river cleaning and the upcoming smart city projects. The firm subsidiary of Paris-headquartered Suez Group provides water treatment facilities in India since early 1980s. "We are growing here with a year-on-year growth between 10 to...
  • Kashmir rail project cost overrun at Rs 17000 crore March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla railway project has been delayed by over 16 years which would result in cost overrun of Rs 17,065 crore, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. The project is now expected to be completed by December 2018, in place of November 2002 as the initial commissioning target for the...
  • Microsoft to kill the Internet Explorer brand March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Microsoft has confirmed that it is dropping the Internet Explorer brand and will use a new name for the browser's successor, codenamed Project Spartan. The company's marketing chief Chris Capossela said that Microsoft was working on a new name and brand that will feature in the upcoming Windows...
  • This Indian classical version of the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' theme song is the best thing you will hear today March 16, 2015

    Indian Jam Project is a collaborative platform where musicians come together to play beautiful Indo-Western adaptations of Television or movie theme songs. And their latest attempt is mind-blowing!With Tushar Lall on the keyboards, Samay Lalwani on the tabla, Sri Sandeep Mishra on the sarangi and Prathamesh Salunke playing the flute,...
  • Our orders cannot be avoided: National Green Tribunal March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Concerned over lack of coordination and cooperation between various departments in cleaning river Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal has said it has all the "trappings of the civil court" and its directions on this and other issues should be complied with without any "default and delay". "This tribunal has...
  • PM Modi arrives in MP to inaugurate power units March 5, 2015

    Indore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived on Thursday en route to Khandwa district where he will inaugurate two units each of 600 MW capacity of Singaji Thermal Power Project. The Prime Minister was accorded a warm welcome at the airport by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. "Modiji wished the Chief...
  • BJP functionary asks Maharashtra CM to scrap Metro-3 project March 2, 2015

    Mumbai: Mumbai BJP secretary Vivekanand Gupta urged Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday, to scrap the Metro-3 project and implement the coastal road project instead, in a letter written to the CM. "The Metro-3 project is worth Rs 23,136 crore as of today and there are chances that costs will...
  • Budget Yatra: Commitments should be delivered, feel experts February 27, 2015

    Ahead of the Union Budget on Saturday, experts feel that the budget should have all the commitments the government have done to the country in past. ...
  • Indo-Bangla rail project to suffer for want of funds:Tripura Minister February 27, 2015

    Agartala: The Indo-Bangla railway project to connect the North East with Bangladesh will be further delayed as no funds were allocated for acquisition of land to extend the tracks in the Railway Budget, a state minister said on Friday. "We had been long demanding for early completion of the 15-km long...
  • Government to help Indian tablet market grow in 2015: Report February 27, 2015

    New Delhi:Large government and education projects, coupled with re-entry of older players in consumer segment, are expected to help the tablet PC market in India post single digit growth this year, research firm IDC said. The tablet market in India, which saw a correction post the introduction of BIS regulation in...
  • India approves NTPC's 15,000 MW solar power projects February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved state-run power producer NTPC Ltd's plans to set up 15,000 megawatt of grid-connected solar projects, which would be completed in three tranches. The rapidly falling cost of solar power has ignited interest in its potential in Asia's third-largest economy, which relies on coal...
  • News 360: After controversy, Coast Guard releases video of Pakistan 'terror' boat February 20, 2015

    The Indian Coast Guard on Friday evening released a video of the Pakistan boat blown neat Gujarat coast on December 31, 2014. The whole episode came under scanner after Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali claimed that he ordered the blowing up of the boat. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 20, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Technology for dams should not kill rivers: Uma Bharati February 11, 2015

    Shillong: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati on Wednesday said that her ministry is not opposing construction of dams on rivers in the north east except that the technology should be safe and should not "kill" the river. "We are not opposing any dam. I have told Central Water Commission,...
  • Pakistan wants early implementation of TAPI project: PM Sharif February 11, 2015

    Islamabad: Terming it critical for the regional countries, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said he wanted immediate implementation of construction work on the $7.6 billion 1,680 km-long Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project. The Prime Minster said this project - with a design capacity to supply 3.2 billion cubic feet...
  • Gujarat-based Einfochips, Toshiba to develop chips for Google's build-it-yourself smartphones February 5, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Techno major Toshiba in collaboration with Gujarat-based Einfochips will provide chips for Google's revolutionary modular smartphone project, 'Ara', a senior company executive said here. "Google is designing modular smartphones in which different modules can be assembled as one smart-phone," said senior vice president and chief technology officer, Toshiba, USA, Shardul...
  • Project Milaap lights the lives of tribal communities in India January 15, 2015

    Tribal communities in one of the most remote and inaccessible forests in India were lifted out of the darkness and given hope for a better future. In July 2014, a micro-lending platform called Milaap partnered with the Mlinda Foundation to install affordable, community-owned solar micro-grids in tribal villages. In the few short...
  • Ganga will be cleaned up in next 5-7 years: Prakash Javadekar January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday said the Ganga will be cleaned up in the next 5-7 years even as it maintained that it will continue to close down polluting industries if they do not put in place the necessary systems to treat effluents being discharged into the river. Cleaning of...
  • Om Puri's next film on Indian farmer suicides January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Om Puri is set to star in 'Project Marathwada', which highlights the issue of farmers' suicides across India. The veteran actor says the 'critical topic' urged him to take up the project. "It's moving at how we have abandoned our farmers and yet they have continued to feed us....
  • Raghubar Das urges PM Modi to include 6 Jharkhand cities in Smart City project January 4, 2015

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to include six cities of the state in the Centre's ambitious 100 'Smart Cities' programme. Calling on Modi in New Delhi, Das said Ranchi, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Bokaro and Deoghar met the yardstick to become eligible for the scheme...
  • Open defecation-free country became national slogan in 2014 January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government undertook a significant step in 2014 to make the country free from open defecation under an ambitious plan of around Rs 2 lakh crore. The year also saw the government deciding to implement the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project for Low Income States (RWSSP-LIS)...
  • Cabinet to discuss changes in Land acquisition Act through ordinance today December 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet in its meeting on Monday evening is likely to approve ordinances for the Land Acquisition Act and Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act. President Pranab Mukherjee had last week, signed ordinances on raising the cap of Foreign Direct Investment in Insurance as well as...
  • Narendra Modi moves in to speed up $300 billion stuck projects December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken direct control of a project-monitoring body to fast-track investments worth almost $300 billion and revive manufacturing in the country, two officials with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Pro-business Modi has faced criticism in recent weeks that his ambition to spur investment...
  • Nawaz Sharif kicks off China-Pakistan Eco Corridor with motorway project November 30, 2014

    Islamabad: China and Pakistan have kicked off their multi-billion dollar Economic Corridor project that passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) by laying the foundation of a fenced four-lane motorway, setting in motion a mammoth project connecting the two countries. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif performed the groundbreaking of a section of the...
  • Will build 30 kms of road per day in two years time: Nitin Gadkari November 30, 2014

    Union Minister Nitin Gadkari unveiled the plans of his ministry and said 30 kms of road will be built every day in two years time. He added that project worth Rs 1.8 lakh crore are cleared and work would start at the earliest. ...
  • Gujarat gets Rs 444.44 crore to conserve Sabarmati river November 28, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Central government has approved a grant of Rs 444.44 crore for the second phase of Sabarmati River Conservation Project. As per the approval, 70 per cent of the cost (Rs 311.72 crore) would be borne by the Centre, while the remaining 30 per cent (Rs 132.72 crore) would be...