Feb 242015
 
India's most fuel efficient diesel car, the 2015 Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire launches at Rs 5.99 lakh

Maruti Suzuki has launched the updated Swift Dzire in India at a starting price of Rs 5.07 lakh, ex-Delhi. There are both petrol and diesel options to choose from (total seven variants) and four new colours as well with the top-end Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire diesel variant priced at Rs 7.81 lakh. The company has tweaked the compact sedan’s engine for unbeatable fuel efficiency. It comes powered by the same 1.2 L petrol engine that produces 84.3 PS of power and a 115 NM of […]

China successfully launches an experimental satellite in Orbit

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Sep 292014
 
China successfully launches an experimental satellite in Orbit

China successfully launched an experimental satellite into preset orbit from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in its northwestern gobi desert. The Shijian-11-07 was boosted by a Long March-2C carrier rocket at 1:13 p.m. Beijing Time. The satellite, which was developed by China Spacesat Co. Ltd under the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, will be used to conduct scientific experiments in space. This was the 194th flight of the Long March rocket series. Contributed By Neha

Sandisk launches world’s highest capacity SD card with 512GB of storage

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Sep 202014
 
Sandisk launches world’s highest capacity SD card with 512GB of storage

While 128GB seemed like an enormous storage space fitted inside a minuscule memory card, Sandisk has now taken a leap by launching a gigantic 512GB SD card. The Sandisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I packs in 512GB into its flat frame – the highest ever seen on an SD card. SanDisk unveiled its first 512MB SD card in 2003, though capacity demands have increased exponentially in just over a decade. The new 512GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I card represents a 1,000-fold capacity increase at the […]

List of cars that are expected to be launched in August, 2014

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Aug 062014
 
List of cars that are expected to be launched in August, 2014

The festive season is round the corner, and our automakers are ready to bring in a host of new and facelifted cars in the market. The market witnessed some important launches including Honda Mobilio, 2014 Nissan Sunny, 2014 Ford Fiesta, 2014 Volkswagen Polo, and Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG among others in the past two months. August will be no different either, for we will see several new models arriving on our shores. Here’s a list of cars that are expected to be launched in August, […]

Honda Cars India launches its new Multi-Purpose Vehicle, the Mobilio at a starting price of Rs 6.49 lakh

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Jul 272014
 
Honda Cars India launches its new Multi-Purpose Vehicle, the Mobilio at a starting price of Rs 6.49 lakh

Honda Cars India on Wednesday launched its new Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV), the Mobilio at a starting price of Rs 6.49 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The petrol car will cost Rs 6.49 lakh for the E variant; Rs 7.50 lakh for S variant and Rs 8.76 lakh for the V variant. The diesel variants have been priced between Rs 7.89 lakh to Rs 10.86 lakh. The seven-seater MVP will take on the likes of Maruti SuzukiBSE 0.48 % Ertiga, Mahindra Xylo, Nissan Evalia and even the Toyota […]

Free mobile app launched for women’s safety

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Jul 202014
 
Free mobile app launched for women’s safety

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and National Service Scheme have developed an android app for women’s safety. ‘Safe Hands’ can be used to send distress messages to contacts at the single press of a button and, unlike all other apps, does not require an internet connection to work. The message would contain the location of the user-latitude and longitude-and their distance from a nearby location deemed a ‘safe. Distress message can be sent via the app which can be used by the receiver to summon […]

Free mobile app launched for women’s safety

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Jul 122014
 
Free mobile app launched for women’s safety

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and National Service Scheme have developed an android app for women’s safety. ‘Safe Hands’ can be used to send distress messages to contacts at the single press of a button and, unlike all other apps, does not require an internet connection to work. The message would contain the location of the user-latitude and longitude-and their distance from a nearby location deemed a ‘safe. Distress message can be sent via the app which can be used by the receiver to summon […]

Indian Railways launches its official page on Twitter, Facebook & YouTube

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Jul 092014
 
Indian Railways launches its official page on Twitter, Facebook & YouTube

Indian Railways, which moves over 2 crore passengers and 60 million tonne of cargo every day, launched its official page on social network platforms – Twitter, Facebook – and YouTube. It has also launched a phone number – 022-45012222 – which people can dial to hear the budget. Toll-free number soon Though it is a paid service for now, the phone number will become toll free soon, according to Arvind Gupta, who is advising the Railways on its social media strategy. Gupta is an IITian […]

Delhi government launches online travel portal for Delhi Tourism

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Jun 072014
 
Delhi government launches online travel portal for Delhi Tourism

Delhi government launched online travel portal developed by Delhi Tourism department in association with D Paul’s Travels here. Using this portal, Delhi Tourism department will provide services to national and international tourists through its website www.delhitourism.gov.in, a statement issued by the Tourism Department said. People will take benefit of the portal for booking tickets, hotels, getting package tours and availing transport facilities. Contributed By Neha

Top 10 Reasons to Buy Samsung’s Latest Smartphone Galaxy S5

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Mar 282014
 
Top 10 Reasons to Buy Samsung's Latest Smartphone Galaxy S5

Yesterday Samsung introduced the Galaxy S5, which looks a lot like the Galaxy S4 and III with some evolutionary improvements. ZDNet’s Jason Perlow thinks it is just another Android device, but I have to say it may just be the best Android device available for the enterprise customer in the first half of 2014. I previously wrote five reasons that Galaxy Note 3 was the best smartphone for the road warrior — and it remains a fantastic choice. However, I think the Galaxy S5 goes […]

Bangalore gets India’s first electric bus

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Feb 282014
 
Bangalore gets India's first electric bus

Ramalinga Reddy, Transport minister has launched BMTC India’s First Electric Bus at BMTC Central Office, in Bangalore. According to the report, The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) unveiled the country’s first electric bus in a “cleaner” attempt to ease its mass transport requirements. The 12-metre-long air-conditioned ‘e-bus’ can accommodate 32 people, including the driver and a wheelchair occupant, and can travel 250 km on a single charge of four to six hours. The BMTC will use the electric bus on a trial basis for three […]

Delhi police to launch helpline number for North East people in Delhi

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Feb 162014
 

Delhi Police will be introducing a new helpline number 1093 for people of North East residing in Delhi to register their complaints. According to the report, “During the Delhi Police Week, which starts from the 16th of February, the Delhi Police will be discussing ways in which there can be better protection for the vulnerable sections of society,” said Bassi. New number 1093 to register complaints from the people of North East residing in Delhi for their better protection. Contributed By Sonia Narula

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal launches an anti-corruption helpline number for Delhiites to nab corrupt officials

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Jan 102014
 
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal launches an anti-corruption helpline number for Delhiites to nab corrupt officials

Delhi government launched an anti-corruption helpline number on Wednesday where people, who are harassed for bribes, will be advised on how to conduct sting operations. According to the report, “Every citizen will be a police inspector and an anti-corruption crusader. They can now use their phones as a weapon to catch officials who are asking for bribe,” Kejriwal said. If asked for bribes, people can report on the help-line number 011-27357169. The number will be functional from 8 am to 10 pm during the day. […]