Woman leads guard of honour for the first time

Thakur then escorted Obama for the inspection of the tri-service guard of honour

New Delhi: In a first, a woman officer from the Indian Air Force, Wing Commander Puja Thakur, led the ceremonial guard of honour presented to visiting US President Barack Obama at Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Sunday. Thakur then escorted Obama for the inspection of the tri-service guard of honour Thakur was seen — and heard — giving commands, More...

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Solar Impulse is a demonstration to prove the impossible can be possible, and that innovation knows no boundaries
By Agencies On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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First solar-powered flight around the globe to touch India

Abu Dhabi: Two Swiss pilots will attempt to take their solar-powered aircraft around the globe, to demonstrate the promise of clean energy and would stop over at India also, among various countries, during the flight. Solar More...

The camera footage may be shared with the US Secret Service also
By IANS On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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45,000 personnel, 15,000 cameras to keep watch on R-Day

New Delhi: Delhi Police is installing 15,000 CCTV cameras as part of security arrangements for Republic Day which will have US President Barack Obama as the chief guest. Over 45,000 personnel from Delhi Police and More...

Images taken by the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) show part of the wing and words on the fuselage
By IANS On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Singapore navy locates fuselage of crashed AirAsia jet

Singapore: A Singapore navy ship has located the fuselage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 that crashed into the Java Sea two weeks ago with 162 people aboard, Singapore’s defence chief said on Wednesday. Images taken More...

The NGOs have also set up help lines in the city to deal with injured birds this festival season
By IANS On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Bird lovers call for boycott of Chinese ‘manja’

Hyderabad: Telangana forest department and animal lovers have called for boycott of Chinese ‘manja’ or kite-line this Sankranti to save birds. The NGOs have also set up help lines in the city to deal More...

Makar Sankrati is celebrated as a week-long festival at the temple
By IANS On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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1,500 kg butter idol in Himachal temple big draw

Kangra (Himachal Pradesh): A clarified butter idol at a temple in Himachal’s Kangra district has turned out to be a major draw for thousands of devotees on the occasion of Makar Sankranti festival. Makar Sankrati More...

It was created by using re-building battery technology from the bottom up
By IANS On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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New device to charge smartphone in flat two minutes

Washington: An Israeli start-up StoreDot has developed ultra-fast chargers that can charge smartphone batteries in two minutes flat. It was created by using re-building battery technology from the bottom up The More...

Each computer operation has a different potential for leaking information
By IANS On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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A technology to ward off hackers when internet is disabled

Washington: Do you know that even if you had your internet connection disabled, you could still be emanating information that somebody could use to attack your computer or smartphone? Each computer operation has More...

The company also plans to sub-license these rights to distribute content or develop products around Playboy Enterprises Inc
By IANS On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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Playboy content now on mobile platforms in South Asia

New Delhi: Videos and imagery from globally popular men’s lifestyle magazine Playboy will now be available in South Asia via the mobile platform. The company also plans to sub-license these rights to distribute More...

The parliament had in 2014 passed the National Judicial Appointment Commission Act so that government too may have a say in the appointment of judges
By IANS On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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Judicial appointment panel’s validity challenged in SC

New Delhi: A plea was filed in the Supreme Court on Monday challenging the validity of the law setting up the National Judicial Appointment Commission to replace the collegium system for appointments to the higher More...