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  • TDP betrayed people by not keeping electoral promises: Congress

    31 March, 2015 12:47 PM 16

    Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh Congress Tuesday accused the ruling TDP government of "betraying" people by not fulfilling the electoral promises, and staged demonstrations at various places. "The Congress has decided to observe March 31 as 'Telugu Desam Prajavanchana Dinam' (TDP Betrayal Day) every year to highlight the failure of the Chandrababu Naidu-led

  • Roll up TV screen soon and chill out

    31 March, 2015 12:47 PM 18

    London: In what could herald an era of bendable screens, researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a novel structure that can be used to produce thin, transparent and flexible digital displays for TV sets, smartphones and tablets. These can easily be rolled up and put away, rather than requiring a flat surface for storage and transportation

  • Fire breaks out in Gandhinagar market in Delhi

    31 March, 2015 12:47 PM 5

    New Delhi: A fire broke out at east Delhi's Gandhinagar market here this afternoon and at least 20 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to douse the flames. The market is considered the largest cloth market in Asia and it houses a number of textile units and factories. According to Delhi Fire Department, they got a call about the fire at 3:15 PM following

  • Facebook moves into new headquarters with rooftop park and 'largest open floor plan in the world'

    31 March, 2015 12:43 PM 31

    San Francisco: Facebook moved into its new Frank Gehry-designed headquarters in Silicon Valley, with a rooftop park and "the largest open floor plan in the world." Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg insisted, however, that the building is "pretty simple and isn't fancy." Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg insisted, however, that the building is "pretty

  • Nano drone in your palm

    31 March, 2015 12:42 PM 65

    The robust Skeye nano drone not only fits comfortably in one’s palm but is also easy to charge Drones are a remarkable technological advancement. They are not only dead useful and are handy, and are built using the best approaches mankind has ever known. After Google launched its project drone, a chain reaction started and many other companies came up with their

  • Mobile devices transforming lives

    31 March, 2015 12:39 PM 31

    It is being predicted that there will be 213 million mobile internet users in India soon, leading to a transformation in businesses I was pleasantly surprised when an electric cart — stocked with fresh vegetables — rolled out in front of my house. The vegetables looked fresh, so I picked a few. “How much?” I asked. He pulled out a Lenovo tablet, launched

  • China's plantations project reverses global forest loss

    31 March, 2015 12:35 PM 270

    Melbourne: In heartening news for environmentalists, the total amount of vegetation globally has increased by almost four billion tonnes of carbon since 2003, according to an analysis of 20 years of satellite data. And this is despite ongoing large-scale deforestation in the tropics. An Australian-led international team of scientists published the findings

  • Facebook 'logs' into sprawling, garden-roofed office

    31 March, 2015 12:35 PM 14

    New York: The 2,800-strong Facebook workforce has another reason to press the 'like' button: The social networking site has moved some of them into a 430,000 sq ft sprawling complex with a nine-acre roof garden in California, the mere sight of which could leave anyone out of breath -- literally. Designed by Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry, the new Facebook

  • Classical music helps cat relax

    31 March, 2015 12:31 PM 21

    London: For veterinary doctors, here is a sound piece of advice: Play some classical music when clinically evaluating cats as they love to relax when some classical compositions are in the air. According to research published in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery by veterinary clinicians, music is likewise beneficial for cats in the surgical

  • LG confirms launch date for new G4 smartphone

    31 March, 2015 12:30 PM 15

    LG has sent out press invites for its LG G4 event scheduled for 28 April launch in London, Paris and New York, alongside another launch event on April 29 in Singapore and Istanbul. The smartphone has been rumoured for a few months, coming between the launch of Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Apple’s iPhone 6S. LG managed to win over quite a few customers unsatisfied