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  • Nokia Networks tests 5G mobile broadband that can provide up to 10Gbps data speed 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In what could change the way we surf the Internet in the future, with or without Net Neutrality, Nokia Networks and National Instruments (NI) have demonstrated a possibility of having data speed that travel up to 10 gigabits per second on 5G technology. The 5G technology can deliver mobile...
  • Intex Aqua Speed HD with 4.7-inch display, 8MP camera launched at Rs 8,999 in India April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Intex Technologies has rolled out its latest Aqua Speed HD smartphone, in continuation with its Aqua Spped lineup. The Android 4.4.2 KitKat-based phone offers 3G support at a price of Rs 8,999. The phone sports a 4.7-inch screen with HD IPS FL resolution and runs on 1.3 Ghz...
  • New technology in Ford's upcoming car will not let you overspeed March 26, 2015

    New Delhi: How many times have you unconsciously exceeded the legal speed limits and only when the traffic cops asked you to pullover that you realise you actually did overspeed? To address the problem, Ford has introduced the Intelligent Speed Limiter that uses technology to help prevent drivers from unintentionally...
  • Rs 36 lakh fine for over speeding! Fines in Finland are based on how much you earn March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Imagine being fined for over speeding; now imagine that fine being based on your income. Preposterous, isn't it? While a lot of countries in the world have a clear fine structure for traffic rule violations, most of Scandinavia determines fines based on income. Fines in Finland for traffic violations,...
  • New 5G technology lets you download over 30 movies in one second; 65,000 times faster than average 4G download speeds February 27, 2015

    London: UK researchers have achieved record-breaking speeds of one terabit per second during tests of 5G data connections. Researchers at the University of Surrey's 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) managed speeds of one terabit per second (Tbps) - thousands of times faster than current data connections. At 1Tbps, it would be theoretically...
  • World's largest satellite network in the works; aims to provide high-speed Internet access around the world January 20, 2015

    Washington: A firm backed by Virgin and Qualcomm is planning to launch the world's largest-ever satellite network to provide high-speed internet access around the world. The firm called OneWeb has received investment from Virgin Group and Qualcomm to launch a constellation of 648 micro-satellites into orbit. The satellites will provide low-latency, high-speed...
  • Cyclone Nilofar weakens, wind speed won't exceed 35 kmph: Met October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Cyclone Nilofar is fizzling out as it is approaching the Gujarat coast and the Met Department has said that the wind speed will not exceed 35 kmph when it makes landfall. The Kutch district administration has asked 40,000 local residents staying at the relief camps to return home following...
  • Cyclone Hudhud makes landfall at Visakhapatnam coast, 2 dead in rain-related incidents October 12, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: The very severe cyclonic storm, Hudhud, made landfall at Visakhapatnam on Sunday at 11:30 am taking the wind speeds to as high as 170 km per hour. Incessant rainfall was also reported, claiming two lives in Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam. The Indian Navy said that the situation on the ground was...
  • Delhi-Agra semi-high speed train to be named Gatimaan Express October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The semi-high speed train that proposes to reduce travelling time between Delhi and Agra to 105 minutes will be named Gatimaan Express and will have LCD TVs installed behind each seat and emergency braking system. To be flagged off from New Delhi station next month, the train's name...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Wind speeds touch 50 km/hour in Gopalpur, Odisha October 12, 2014

    Large scale evacuations have been carried out in Odisha beacuse of cyclone Hudhud. "Wind speeds expected to touch 200 km/hour post landfall. Wind speeds to touch 50 km/hour in Gopalpur, Odisha," predicts MeT department. ...
  • 100 days of Modi government: Growth and environmental protection can go hand in hand, says Javadekar September 11, 2014

    Asserting the achievements of the Narendra Modi government in the last hundred days, Minister of Environment and Forests, Prakash Javadekar said that growth and environmental protection can go hand in hand. Javadekar enumerated the numerous projects that have been rapidly cleared by his office in the last hundred days, emphasizing...
  • PM Modi promises to bring high speed bullet trains to India August 30, 2014

    One of the dreams that Narendra Modi has been showing to the nation is of bringing bullet trains to India. It's incredible because these trains move at a speed of close to 265 to 270 km per hour. But, it might not be very feasible in India where rail safety...
  • Watch: 2 boys miraculously saved in a high speed boat crash in US August 27, 2014

    Two boys miraculously survive a high speed boat crash in US. The boat was moving at a speed of 180 miles per hour when the two lost control and the boat flipped twice in the air and crashed. ...
  • Three youths killed in a road accident as truck rams motorcycle July 8, 2014

    Three youths were killed when the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a truck near Akbarabad area in Kanpur, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday, when the three youths were on their way back home and a speeding truck knocked them down, they said. The youths, identified...
  • Indian Railways conducts trial run of India's fastest train between Delhi and Agra July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In an effort to make travel between Delhi and Agra faster, the Indian Railways conducted a trial run of a semi highspeed train between the two destinations on Thursday. The train will run at a speed of 160 kmph on the DelhiAgra route. It is expected to reduce...
  • 3 persons killed as speeding truck collides with pickup van, 11 injured May 24, 2014

    Three persons were killed and seven others including four children were injured, when a speeding truck collided with the pickup van they were travelling in, police said on Saturday. Rakesh Verma, a resident of Bhognipur, was travelling to Bharathana with his relatives for the wedding rituals of his daughter. During an...
  • GDA to help in development of highspeed rail project in Ghaziabad May 2, 2014

    After Metro, the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) is all set to play an important role in the development of highspeed rail project between Delhi and Pallavpuram in Meerut. The authority is in the process of making a report on the project, and has expressed its willingness to make available land for...
  • 'Mr. Peabody And Sherman' tops North American box office March 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: DreamWorks Animation's 'Mr. Peabody And Sherman' has become a box office victory in its second week of release, while the highly expected car racing film 'Need For Speed' trailed in third. The 3-D animated 'Mr. Peabody And Sherman' a comedy about a hyper-intelligent, time-traveling dog and his adopted boy,...
  • Llyod, Gray and Speed demand withdrawal of ICC revamp plan January 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The opposition to the revamp plan of the ICC piloted by India, Australia and England grew stronger on Sunday with former West Indies captain Clive Llyod and exICC top officials Malcolm Gray and Malcolm Speed joining hands in demanding withdrawal of the controversial proposal. The trio, along with former...
  • New York train was speeding before derailment: probe December 3, 2013

    New York: A New York commuter train that derailed on Sunday morning, killing four people, was traveling nearly three times faster than the speed limit for the curved section of track where it crashed, officials said on Monday. The sevencar MetroNorth train's brakes were working properly but were applied just seconds...
  • Is your PC slow? 10 tips to speed up your computer October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Most of us often discover that our old PC has started lurching and has stopped performing the way it would work when it was young. Consequently, we either call up an engineer or start planning for a new machine. In both cases, we end up spending money which...
  • 'India's average Internet speed likely to jump to 1.8Mbps in a year' July 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The average Internet speed in India is likely to jump by over 40 per cent to 1.8 Mbps in the next 12 months on the back of investments in highspeed fibre network and affordable data plans, cloud computing firm Akamai Technologies said in a report. In the first...
  • Spain train crash: Probe of deadly derailment focuses on train speed July 26, 2013

    Santiago de Compostela: By all accounts, the train was going way too fast as it curled around a gentle bend. Then in an instant, one car tumbled off the track, followed by the rest of the locomotive, which seemed to come apart like a zipper being pulled. The derailment sent pieces...
  • Giant leap in connectivity: Villages to get highspeed data cables June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: India is set to take a giant leap in connectivity as work begins soon on a grand, Rs 20,000crore ($3.3 billion) project to link its 250,000 village councils with highspeed data cables to take egovernance to the grassroots and facilitate eservices in fields ranging from education to entertainment...
  • Ambani bets on 4G broadband in India, but risks abound June 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani hopes his multibillion dollar bet on cheap highspeed wireless broadband could change the way nearly a billion of his countrymen use mobile devices from the way they do banking to watching cricket. In a country where most people own a mobile phone yet lack basic Internet...
  • Pakistan accuses Indian aircraft of violating its airspace June 12, 2013

    Islamabad/New Delhi: Pakistan on Tuesday accused India of violation of its airspace but the Indian Air Force said it appeared to be a "technical violation" as its aircraft on a routine training sortie seemed to have flown close to the border. A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) spokesman said in Islamabad that...