PROJECTS

  • A new Google Nexus 5 coming this year? Google drops clues in Project Fi video 3 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Google rolled out its Nexus 5 way back in 2013 and the popular smartphone boasted of a quad core processor and a full HD display at a great price of $350. Now, speculations are rife that the search giant is coming with the next version of its flagship...
  • Project Fi: Google launches its own mobile phone network 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Earlier this month, Google announced its plans to make international roaming free. On Wednesday, the search giant launched its own mobile phone network in the US that switches between WiFi and cellular networks to curb data use and cut down on the phone bills. The Google-run network, dubbed...
  • Windows 10 OS likely to be released in the end of July 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft's highly-awaited Windows 10 OS will be released towards the end of July, the company's OEM executive has revealed. Microsoft's hardware partner, AMD, reported a loss of $180 million in its first quarter, but president and CEO, Lisa Su believes that the release of the latest operating system could...
  • Balloon-powered Internet: Google's Project Loon gets closer to launch April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Google's longstanding initiative to provide Internet through a balloon is all set to afloat in the air for more locations and offer access to the World Wide Web to people in remote locations where the basic mode of modern communication is still unavailable. Project Loon -balloon powered Internet for...
  • Karnataka government faces dilemma as key water project requiring land acquisition hangs in balance April 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: Even as Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi gathers his forces together against the Land Acquisition Ordinance, the Congress government in Karnataka is in a dilemma. The Siddaramaiah government wanted to do away with the enormously time-consuming social impact assessment for a Rs 12,000-crore water project, but has been unable...
  • Normal life hit by Karnataka bandh over Cauvery issue April 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: Normal life in the country's IT capital and several parts of Karnataka was crippled on Saturday as a 12-hour statewide bandh called by pro-Kannada outfits to protest Tamil Nadu's opposition to Mekedatu drinking water project across the river Cauvery, began. Bus, auto and taxi services were badly hit in...
  • Project Maelstrom that aims to develop truly open Internet enters beta April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: What started off as a way to overhaul the way web content is published, accessed, and consumed across the Web has now entered its beta phase. Project Maelstrom is aimed at developing technology that is based on the core vision of a distributed web, similar to the way...
  • Sharad Pawar bats for Jaitapur nuclear power project April 11, 2015

    Mumbai: NCP President Sharad Pawar on Saturday came out in support of the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Maharashtra's Konkan region and said BJP should persuade its ally Shiv Sena to support the mega project. An agreement on moving forward on the stalled nuclear project was among the 17...
  • Jaitapur nuclear project: India needs this kind of energy and security, says Devendra Fadnavis April 11, 2015

    Taking Indo-French strategic relationship to a new level Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande decided to move ahead with the stalled Jaitapur nuclear project in Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, "The Prime Minister has taken the decision In national interest. There is no need for...
  • EUFF brings 21 award-winning European projects April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Bringing myriad hues of European cinema, the 20th European Union Film Festival (EUFF) began in the capital on Wednesday. The festival brings a repertoire of 21 award-winning European films. EUFF 2015 was inaugurated by Joao Cravinho, ambassador of the European Union to India in the presence of Aivars Groza,...
  • Indian Navy's first Scorpene submarine launched for sea trials April 6, 2015

    Indian Navy's first Scorpene submarine under Project 75 was undocked on Monday at the Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) in the presence of the Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. The diesel-electric powered Scorpene submarine to be called INS Kalvari after commissioning will undergo extensive sea trials before it is cleared to formally...
  • Air quality of Mumbai, Delhi to be very poor next few days April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Air quality of Delhi and Mumbai will be "very poor" in the next few days, particularly on Tuesday and Wednesday, due to a dust storm which originated in the Gulf region last week. According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), a body under the...
  • China to address India's strategic concerns, ready to link maritime Silk Road plans with 'Mausam' April 5, 2015

    Beijing: Ahead of this week's annual Defence Dialogue, China has expressed its readiness to work with India to link its ambitious Maritime Silk Road plans with India's 'Mausam' project in a bid to address New Delhi's strategic concerns and derive "common benefits". Defence Secretary RK Mathur will lead the Indian defence...
  • Dropbox tests collaborative note-taking app 'Project Composer' April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Cloud file sharing and storage service Dropbox is testing a new app that lets you combine calendar information and Dropbox files, tasks and tables while creating notes. Dubbed, Project Composer, the app was first spotted by Product Hunt and is currently in private beta. It syncs with calendar and...
  • Jamie Foxx criticized by LGBT group for Bruce Jenner jibes March 31, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor-singer Jamie Foxx came under fire on Monday from LGBT-youth group The Trevor Project for "insensitive comments" he made at an awards show about reality star Bruce Jenner and reports of his decision to transition to a woman. At Sunday's iHeartRadio awards show, televised on NBC, host Foxx joked...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM to lay foundation stone for Pattiseema project on Monday March 29, 2015

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will lay the foundation stone for Pattiseema lift irrigation project on Monday. "The project will solve water woes of the parched Rayalaseema region bringing respite for farmers. Over 3,000 tmc ft of flood water draining into the sea from Godavari will be...
  • Windows 10 Mobile preview to be now available on most Windows Phone devices March 29, 2015

    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 March 25, 2015

    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 March 25, 2015

    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 March 22, 2015

    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...