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Monthly Archives: August 2012

samsung

Samsung launches Series 9 Notebook for Indian market

South Korean company Samsung has launched its second generation Series 9 notebook for the Indian market. Samsung says that the device has a 13 inch screen and boasts the thinnest and the most compact notebook chassis. The laptop has...
teracom

Teracom and MTNL launch Lofty tablets for Indian market

Swedish company Teracom, on August 31, 2012 launched three tablet PCs in partnership with the state-run operator MTNL. The high end model of the series has a built in 3G SIM which can be used for making for making phone calls s well. Mukesh...
bullet-train

India to have first bullet train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad

India will soon have its first high speed rail network between Mumbai to Ahmedabad. The High Speed Rail Corporation of India will be taking over the process. The new service will reduce the travel time from eight hours to about two hours. The...
china

China locks deal for 40 Airbus planes

Germany and China on August 30, 2012 has signed a series of cooperative documents which includes a procurement deal for 50 Airbus planes. Chinese Premiere Wen Jiabao and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attended the signing ceremony. Wen...
apple

Japan court rejects Apple’s plea against Samsung

After Samsung received a blow from a US court to pay damages worth $1 billion to Apple, a Japanese court on August 31, 2012 rejected Apple’s claims that Samsung stole its technology. The new ruling is the latest chapter in the ongoing patent...
ANA

ANA pilots were unaware of aircraft almost turning upside down

The co-pilots of the All Nippon Airways did not come to know for about 17 seconds that the aircraft was almost turned upside down during a flight last year. The incident was reported by the Japan Transport Safety Board on August 31, 2012. The...
hitachi

Hitachi receives orders for UK railways management prototype system

Japanese company Hitachi on August 30, 2012 said that Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd has received order for a prototype of a traffic management system from Network Rail Infrastructure Limited in England, Scotland and Wales. The prototypes will be...
air india

Air India pilots to face salary cut of up to 70%

From July 1, 2012 the government has decided to stop the productivity linked incentive which accounts for about 70% for the salary of the Air India pilots and engineers. The recent move will help the loss making state owned airline bring down...
aamir

Aamir Khan features on Time Magazine cover

Bollywood star Aamir Khan has become the third Bollywood actor to feature on the cover of Time Magazine. Earlier actors Aishwarya Rai and Parveen Babi have graced the cover of the magazine. Khan has featured on the cover with the...
helicopter

Two Indian Air Force Helicopters collide mid-air, kills nine

Two of the MI-17 helicopters of the Indian Air Force collided mid air near Jamnagar air force base in Gujarat on August 30, 2012. The collision killed nine of the Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel which included five officers. The...