Technical

  • Thiruvananthapuram: AI Express flight returns after technical snag 2 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: An Air India Express flight to Dubai with 186 passengers on board returned to the airport here tonight after engine trouble was detected, airport sources said. All passengers and crew are safe, they said. They said the aircraft was scheduled to take off at 1630 hrs but left only at...
  • MPATPI may move SC for extension of counselling date of private colleges August 11, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Association of Technical and Professional Institutes (MPATPI) may move the Supreme Court to seek extension of counselling date for admission to the state's private engineering colleges where a large number of seats are lying vacant. The MPATPI is considering moving the apex court as around 70,000 out of one...
  • World's fastest network would let you download 5375GB of data in 1 second! August 4, 2014

    London: Danish researchers claim to have set a new data transfer world record by transmitting over a single optical fibre at an incredible speed of 43 terabits per second. Researchers at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) used a new type of optical fibre to claim the world data transfer record. The team...
  • 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 take-off of an Air India Express flight to Kuala Lumpur was delayed. The flight was scheduled to take-off 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...
  • BSE pre-opening session restarts after technical snag July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The pre-opening session of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has restarted after a technical snag forced it to close at 9:30 am on Thursday. Exchange operator BSE halted trading on Thursday morning across all of its markets, including shares, currencies and indexes due to a network outage, BSE said. BSE...
  • Technical snag in Kolkata Metro leaves passengers stuck for over an hour, many faint June 23, 2014

    Kolkata: Passengers were stuck for over an hour after a train broke down inside a tunnel on the Kolkata metro rail line on Monday. Several passengers fainted and had to be taken to the hospital. The metro services have been hit after a technical snag in one of the rakes....
  • Overdrive: Inside TATA Motors European Technical Centre June 8, 2014

    In this episode of Overdrive, CNN-IBN takes you through the TATA Motors European Technical Centre in UK. Also on the show, we review BMW 2014 X5 and get you all the world motoring news. ...
  • Technical glitch detected in Mumbai Metro on Day 1, train stranded for over 30 minutes June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: In a major embarrassment to the Mumbai metro on its opening day, technical glitch were detected in a train soon after it started its maiden journey. The metro train was stranded at Jagruti Nagar station for over 30 minutes. The much-awaited metro service was thrown open for Mumbaikars on Sunday morning...
  • 4 students caught copying in UP Technical University exam May 21, 2014

    Four students were on Tuesday caught cheating during the semester examinations of Uttar Pradesh Technical University. The students, who were appearing in the exams for engineering and management courses, were caught copying by the flying squad of the university. "Two students were caught at ITS College, one at IEC College and one...
  • We prayed to our gods during those hours, say MH192 passengers April 22, 2014

    Bangalore: Airport arrivals are where one can spot some of the happiest faces. But happiness is an understatement when you see your child coming safe after an air-scare. This is what Tejaswi's mother felt as she hugged her daughter at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore. Tejaswi was one of...
  • First batch of Tata Steel-run ITI secures placements April 21, 2014

    The first batch of 14 students, post successful completion of one-year course on mason training at the Tata Steel-run ITI, Tamar, near Ranchi, has secured placements in various companies from across Jharkhand including Ranchi. According to a company release, the placement package ranges from Rs 6,000 to Rs 7,800 per month. The...
  • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to perform at IIFA Technical awards March 13, 2014

    Tampa Bay (Florida): Popular Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan will take centrestage during the IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) Magic of the Movies and Technical Awards event to be held here next month. Rahat, the nephew of legendary singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, is popular both in India and Pakistan....
  • 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...
  • New Delhi: Technical problems hit metro service August 20, 2013

    Delhi Metro services were again hit on Tuesday, the second time in the last five days on the Dwarka Sec 21 to Noida City Centre Blue line due to "technical" problems. "Due to technical problem between Karol Bagh and R K Ashram stations, train services are being run in 3 loops...
  • Google to celebrate Independence Day of India August 14, 2013

    Ahead of India's Independence Day celebrations this week, internet giant Google announced launching of 'Google Impact Challenge in India', inviting Indian nonprofits to explain how they would use technology to improve people's lives. At the end of the challenge, four nonprofits will each receive a Rs 3 crore (around USD...
  • TN: SpiceJet flight grounded after landing gear snag, all passengers safe July 28, 2013

    Chennai: Forty-two passengers of a SpiceJet flight from here had a narrow escape when the main landing gear malfunctioned at touchdown at the Tuticorin airport on Sunday and the aircraft was grounded. All the passengers were safely disembarked and the aircraft which sustained slight damage had been grounded, Tuticorin airport sources...
  • IIFA 2013: 'Barfi!' receives 9 Technical Awards July 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) has announced winners of the 'Technical Awards' categories for this year's IIFA Awards. Of the 14 awards, Anurag Basu's 'Barfi!' has garnered the highest number of awards in the technical category, a grand total of 9, bagging the award for Best Cinematography...
  • IIFA 2013: Bollywood vamps, villains come alive in Macau July 6, 2013

    Macau: Varied looks inspired by Bollywood's villains and vamps over 100 years of Indian cinema came alive at Grey Goose IIFA Rocks, a fashion show on the eve of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards. The IIFA Rocks fashion show, presented by designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil, was held Friday...
  • A good MBA education changes the way one makes decisions: Amit Bansal June 18, 2013

    Amit Bansal, CEO and co-founder of PurpleLeap, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on how to plan a career in management. Q. They say Management is 90 percent leadership and 10 percent technical skills. can leadership be acquired? Asked by: sundar1950in A. It is true that most of...
  • Delhi metro train breaks down mid-route; passengers evacuated June 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Hundreds of commuters on Delhi Metro's Jahangirpuri-HUDA City Centre line had a harrowing experience after a train got stuck in a tunnel during rush hour on Tuesday morning for 45 minutes. All the commuters on the train have been safely evacuated, an official said. The Yellow Line metro...
  • Retd IAS officer edges out IPS nominee for NTRO top job June 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Police Services (IPS)lost the race for having one of its officers as the head of National Technical Research Organisation, the country's top intelligence and surveillance agency, with the government appointing a retired IAS officer to the post. Rentala Chandrasekhar, an IAS officer of 1975 batch ofAndhra Pradesh cadre,...
  • Technical committee suggests D/N games in Vijay Hazare Trophy May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The Anil Kumble-led technical committee of the BCCI on Monday discussed the proposal of introducing Day and Night games in the National One Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. The only domestic one-day tournament that is played under floodlights is the NKP Salve Challenger Trophy, but the technical...
  • 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...
  • BCCI discusses incentives for outright wins in Ranji Trophy March 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The BCCI technical committee under the chairmanship of former India captain Anil Kumble has discussed the possibility of introducing monetary incentives for teams that put in an extra effort to register outright wins in Ranji Trophy. The technical committee met in Mumbai last Friday to discuss domestic cricket...
  • 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...
  • Where Boeing stands now February 16, 2013

    Boeing invested an estimated $25 billion in developing the 787-introducing radical changes in materials and a component-sourcing strategy that was to bring efficiencies for the aircraft-maker and airlines. The grounding of the aircraft raises doubts about these decisions. 1. Critical Decision 1: Lithium-ion The fact that lithium batteries can overheat and...
  • Boeing completes 'uneventful' test flight of Dreamliner February 10, 2013

    Chicago: Boeing Co completed what it called an uneventful flight on Saturday of a test 787 Dreamliner, its first since the airplanes were grounded more than three weeks ago after a series of battery-related problems. The test flight to gather detailed information on the airplane's lithium-ion batteries lasted two hours...
  • '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...