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President Mukherjee stresses need to imbibe technology in education

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday stressed on the need to imbibe technology in education and said teachers should instill in children civilisational values of sacrifice, tolerance, pluralism, understanding and compassion. Greeting teachers on the occasion of Teacher’s day, the President said that this was an occasion when we recognise the dedicated services of

Mahindra launches connected vehicles technology platform

New Delhi: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, a part of the $17.8 billion Mahindra Group, on Friday launched Mahindra DiGiSENSE — an integrated technology solution that connects Mahindra vehicles, tractors, trucks and construction equipment to the Cloud. The platform for vehicle connectivity will empower Mahindra customers to digitally build knowledge 24×7 about the performance and location

India ranked world’s top exporter of information, communication technology

United Nations: India has been ranked the world’s top exporter of information and communication technology in a UN agency report that recommended that the country leverage this lead to innovate in emerging areas where biology and materials sciences intersect with computing. Overall, India leapt 14 places from the 85th rank last year to the 61st

Mobile health technology can help prevent diabetes

New York: Text messages sent via mobile phones that advise healthy behaviours such as to exercise, eat less fats and consume more fruits and vegetables has the potential to prevent the risk of developing diabetes, reveals a study. The study has broad implications for diabetes prevention at the population level, specially in low and middle-income

Germany’s ZF Group to set up technology centre in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: German car parts maker ZFFriedrichshafen AG is setting up its first India Technology Centre in Hyderabad, which will be dedicated to software and mechanical engineering. The centre will support ZF’s global development teams while enabling the company to accelerate local product development, a company statement said. It will be fully operational by January 1

Vodafone, Huawei conduct trial for new 4.5G technology

New Delhi: Vodafone UK and Huawei have been conducting technical trials of a new mobile technology — 4.5G (TDD+) with LTE TDD — to significantly increase the capacity and efficiency of their 4G network in urban areas, as well as prepare for the introduction of 5G by 2020, a statement said here on Wednesday. “We

NASA technology reveals bacteria’s role in breast cancer

Washington: Using planetary protection techniques that ensure NASA spacecraft do not contaminate other worlds, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found a link between bacteria in breast ductal fluid and breast cancer. The breast ductal system contains the glands that produce milk and naturally secretes a substance called “nipple aspirate fluid”. For the study, the

Govt implements assistance for technology acquisition scheme

Chandigarh: With a view to identify the areas wherein upgradation is needed under technology in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector, the Haryana government has implemented the ‘Assistance for technology acquisition’ scheme. While stating this on Saturday, an official spokesman said that a notification to this effect has been issued by the Industries