Category Archives: Technology

TINTIN & THE UNICORN

IT took Steven Spielberg, the director, and Peter Jackson over six years to make the 3D animation film. The first two years were spent figuring out how to tell the story. Spielberg and Jackson used a two-way television hook-up through … Continue reading

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City plays its part in Aakash launch

Two technical experts in the team from Chandigarh colleges Sumedha Sharma Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 12 Aakash, the world’s lowest priced (Rs 2,250 per unit) touch screen computing and internet access device has not only marked the onset of … Continue reading

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Roaming charges may be dropped

Girja Shankar Kaura/TNS New Delhi, October 7 The new Telecom Policy expected to be announced formally on Monday proposes to do away with roaming charges within the country, according to sources in the DoT. This would substantially reduce the bill … Continue reading

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PC market slows as tablets, smartphones carve a niche

Earnings from Intel, Microsoft, Apple underscore consumer move towards mobile gadgets San Francisco, July 24 Last week’s earnings from the giants of technology had one thing in common: they underscored yet again how consumers are increasingly shunning desktop PCs and … Continue reading

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GMADA serves notices over illegal cell towers

Owners of 116 properties failed to seek permission Rajmeet Singh Tribune News Service Mohali, June 5 The Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) has served notice to owners of 116 commercial, institutional and residential properties in the town for allowing … Continue reading

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DoT may cancel 15 new licences

Tribune News Service New Delhi, May 16 The Telecom Ministry may move to cancel 15 new licences, which, it has found to be liable for cancellation due to delayed rollout of network. Officials at the ministry confirmed that the rollout … Continue reading

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Help centres at railway stations in Punjab soon’

Aman Sood Tribune News Service Patiala, May 15 Railway stations across Punjab will soon have help centres for effective management of law and order, which will be opened in addition to the existing police stations. These help centres will be … Continue reading

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