Upgrades

  • CAG pulls up IAF for MiG27 upgrade project July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The CAG on Friday pulled up the Indian Air Force for an "unfruitful" expenditure of Rs 155 crore for developing an Electronic Warfare system aimed at enhancing capability of the Russianorigin MiG27 fighter aircraft. The government auditor, in its report tabled in Parliament, said the IndiaIsrael joint venture project...
  • Audi launches upgraded version of A8L car in India at Rs 1.12 crore May 5, 2014

    Mumbai: German luxury carmaker Audi rolled out the upgraded version of its flagship model A8L, priced at Rs 1.12 crore (exshowroom Delhi) and Rs 1.14 crore (exshowroom Maharashtra). "The new Audi A8L offers luxury connoisseurs in India excellent comfort, superb craftsmanship, strict lightweight construction and a broad portfolio of highend...
  • 13 children fall ill after taking iron pills in school, critical December 4, 2013

    Thirteen children on Tuesday fell ill after consuming iron tablets in a school in Bokaro district, a senior official said. The children of Shibudih Upgraded Middle School under Chandankiari police station were given the tablets as per a health programme, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Uma Shankar Singh said, adding 13 of...
  • Tamil Nadu to upgrade barren lands for cultivation May 7, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday said her government would upgrade 12,500 acre of barren land into cultivable farm land with adequate water facilities while announcing several schemes for ushering in a second green revolution in the state. "With food production to be affected owing to the...
  • India to participate in upgradation of Chahbahar port May 4, 2013

    On Board Special Aircraft: India will participate in the upgradation of strategically crucial Chahbahar port in Iran, that gives access to Afghanistan, and the issue will be discussed when External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid holds talks with his counterpart Ali Akbar Salehi. "We have taken a decision. We will collaborate...
  • Trade issues to dominate Khurshid's visit to Iran May 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Ways to increase commercial links with sanctionshit Iran to reduce huge bilateral trade imbalance will be high on the agenda when External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid travels to Tehran on Friday on a threeday visit. India's participation in the upgradation of Iran's Chahbahar port, which gives access to...
  • Antiterrorism Squad takes headmaster on transit remand April 13, 2013

    Pakur: A team of Antiterrorism Squad (ATS) on Friday took the headmaster of a school in Pakur district on transit remand in connection with a fake currency case that was registered in Gujarat five years ago. Mohammad Zaheeruddin Ansari, the headmaster of Hitesh Nagar Upgraded Middle School in the district,...
  • Finance Ministry pitches for ratings upgrade with Fitch April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Finance Ministry on Friday made a strong case for rating upgrade of Indian economy by global agency Fitch on the back of increasing investments, declining import of gold and government's commitment to fiscal prudence. The issue of rating upgrade was raised by Finance Ministry officials at a meeting...
  • Upgradation index to be framed on slum conditions, says Ajay Maken March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The central government will monitor the periodical up-gradation of slums in the country by making a "slum upgradation index", a union minister said on Thursday. "We will frame a slum upgradation index city-wise and state-wise for monitoring periodically the upgradation of slums. For this purpose a committee will be...
  • Google revamps image search January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Google has now announced to redesign its image search functionality so as to make it easier for users to flip through a set of images. The new feature will allow users to browse images by using the keyboard. It will display detailed information about the image (the metadata)...
  • Windows 8 Pro upgrade will cost $200 from February 1 January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: A blog post by Brandon LeBlanc on the official Windows blog details the new pricing for Windows 8 Pro upgrade edition, starting February 1. Upgrading to Windows 8 will cost you $200 (Rs 11,000) instead of just $40 (Rs 2,200) right now. This promotional offer was an initiative...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, Galaxy Tab 2 get Android Jelly Bean upgrade January 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Here is good news for those who own Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2 tablets. Samsung has announced a software update for its tablets. The company has started the process of updating their tabs to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The update will not only improve the...
  • Sony announces Android 4.1 update schedule for 2012 Xperia smartphones December 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Sony Mobile has announced to roll out the Android 4.1 update to its Xperia phones. Revealing the update schedule, the company said the upgrade plans for Xperia T, Xperia TX and Xperia V are progressing as planned these smartphones will start to receive Jelly Bean during February...
  • Microsoft to roll out Windows Phone 7.8 update in early 2013 November 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Several reports had poured in over the past few weeks about the impending update of Windows 7 devices to Windows Phone 7.8. There were even rumours that Microsoft would be rolling out the update to existing Windows Phone 7 devices by as early as yesterday. This did not...
  • Four million Windows 8 upgrades since Friday, says Microsoft CEO October 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said on Tuesday the company has sold 4 million upgrades to Windows 8, signalling a strong start for its new operating system which launched on Friday. Ballmer, speaking at a meeting for software developers at Microsoft's headquarters near Seattle, said hundreds of millions...
  • Upgrade your Windows 7 PC to Windows 8 for Rs 699 October 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The window to upgrade to the next version of Microsoft's computer operating system is still open. The new operating system won't be delivered until October 26, however. People who own a personal computer running earlier versions of Windows can buy the revamped system for Rs 699 onwards ($14.99 to...
  • Google upgrades Android maps August 16, 2012

    San Francisco: Google's mapping service for mobile devices is getting an upgrade as the Internet search leader braces for new competition from iPhone maker Apple. The improvements centre on listings for public transportation options in nearly 500 cities around the world. Wednesday's update includes suggested routes and departure times for more...
  • Sony Xperia P to get ICS upgrade from Aug 19 August 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The much awaited Android Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade for Xperia P smartphone will be rolled out between 19 and 25 August, the electronics giant has announced through its Facebook account. Notably, Sony had earlier announced the roll out of the Android Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade for its Xperia P...
  • T'puram: Peroorkada Hospital to be upgraded July 25, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The State Government is planning to convert the Peroorkada Model Government Hospital into a district hospital in a phased manner, Health Minister V S Sivakumar said in the Assembly on Monday. The development of the hospital will be realised along with efforts to turn the Medical College Hospital...
  • 1 lakh Aakash 2 units to be delivered by yearend July 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The muchtalked about lowcost Aakash 2 will make its entry to the world of tablets by the third week of July. This was revealed by Datawind CEO Sunil Singh Tuli, in an interview with IBNLive. "We have given 100 units to IIT Bombay for testing, and are still...
  • Sony rolls out Android ICS upgrade for Xperia Mini July 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Popular mobile phone brand Sony Ericsson, which is now known as Sony Mobiles, has announced the Android Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) upgrade for Xperia Mini (ST15) smartphones. Sony has started rolling out the ICS update for Xperia Mini globally but the update will not be available for all users....
  • Samsung Galaxy Note ICS update rolling out May 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Samsung has finally started rolling out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for its Galaxy Note smartphone, according to a report. The Galaxy Note N7000 owners across the world will have to wait for the update which will be pushed to them OvertheAir (you will receive a...
  • Huawei announces Android ICS upgrade for MediaPad May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Chinese mobile phone manufacturer, Huawei has announced the availability of Android ICS update for its MediaPad in India. There are a lot of new and cool things that the upgrade will bring to the tablet. The new operating system is based on the stock Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich...
  • Samsung Galaxy S II gets Android 4.0 update May 1, 2012

    Mumbai: Samsung has started the roll out of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for its Galaxy S II smartphone that comes with Texas Instruments based chipset. Samsung has pushed out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for its Galaxy S II GTI9100G smartphone. This Galaxy S II GTI9100G smartphone...
  • Acer Iconia A500 tab gets Android 4.0 update April 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Acer has released the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for its Iconia A500 and A501 tablet. If you are an Acer Iconia A500 or Iconia A501 user, you can check for the availability of the update by tapping Menu > Settings > About tablet and then tap...
  • Sony kicks off Android 4 upgrade for Xperia line April 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Sony Mobile has announced to roll out the Sony software upgrade including the uplift to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for their 2011 Xperia smartphones. According to Sony's blog post, "The software will initially be made available for Xperia arc S, Xperia neo V and Xperia ray for consumers...
  • Motorola rolls out ICS update schedule February 16, 2012

    New Delhi: After HTC and Samsung, now Motorola has come up with its Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update schedule for Motorola devices. The devices, which will be initially upgraded to Android ICS include Droid Razr, Droid Razr Maxx, Droid 4, Droid Bionic, Droid Xyboard 8.2 and 10.1, and Motorola Xoom...
  • HTC to roll out Android 4.0 ICS update in March February 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Now, HTC have announced to roll out their first round of ICS upgrades by the end of March for the HTC Sensation and HTC Sensation XE, followed soon thereafter by the HTC Sensation XL. The owners of the HTC EVD 3D, HTC Incredible S, HTC Desire S and HTC...
  • MCC scraps redevelopment vision for Lord's December 2, 2011

    London: Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the owners of Lord's, have scrapped a proposed 400 million redevelopment of the 'home of cricket' in favour of an upgrade of the existing stands. The original plan, entitled Vision for Lord's, and launched in 2008, was strongly supported by the MCC's Australian chief executive and...
  • Maharashtra's coastal security revamped post 26/11 May 27, 2009

    Mumbai: In 1993, arms and explosives were smuggled through the sea route. In 2008, terrorists themselves came via the same route. Ten fidayeen terrorised India's commercial capital of Mumbai. Now, six months after that ghastly attack, the state police claim to have finally gotten their act together. ADGP Maharashtra, P P...