Articles Archive for January 2010
India’s biggest Local Search Justdial is successful in Obtaining an injunction against Infomedia 18 Information portal Askme. Justdial alleged Infomedia for copying up their complete database for their latest Information Portal Askme.in thereby infringing Just Dial’s copyright in its valuable database.
Justice Indermeet Kaur has granted an exparte injunction against Infomedia 18, restraining them from infringing Just Dial’s copyright and from running the website askme.in till the next date of hearing.
Court has also appointed two lawyers as local commissioners to seize hard disks and other storage media from Infomedia offices …
A group of Indian Publishers have moved to Newyork district Court against Google Book Settlement’s (GBS 2.0) and filed allegation of copyright violation against Internet Gaint.
Siddharth Arya, the legal counsel for IRRO(The Indian Reprographic Rights Organisation ) said ” Google has scanned millions of books of Indian authors without taking any kind of permission from the author which is a clearattempt to turn copyright law on its head,”
The IRRO is an organisation owned by authors and publishers which include Star Publications Pvt. Ltd., Abhinav Publications, Daya Publication House …
China has completed surpassed India in the recent comparisons economists and businessmen make between Asia’s two rising giants. Studies showed that the Chinese government policies of implements new strategies with blinking speed is making India’s fractured political system appear sluggish and chaotic.
The sagging infrastructure of New Delhi and Mumbai stands nowhere when compared with shining airports and wide roads of Beijing.
Though India still can’t compete on top-line economic growth — the World Bank projects India’s gross domestic product (GDP) will increase 6.4% in calendar 2009, far short of …
A scientific study done by Northwestern University reveals that “Glue Mussels” which is used to stick the surfaces of rocks has inspired researchers to create a sealant that could be used for repairing the ruptures and holes on fetal membrane during pregnancy. The mussel inspired sealant was tested on animals and was found to be both bio-compatible and effective at sealing the tiny holes which could be really dangerous and lead to the leakage of the amniotic fluid resulting in premature labor and termination.
Fetal membrane – Fetal Membrane is the …
BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.) 3G service have now more than 7.5 Lakh subscribers in South India. BSNL has launched its 3G services few months back in its Tamil Nadu Circle and were able to acquire more than 7.5 lakh subscribers.
The numbers were revealed by BSNL officials today during launch of its 3G services in Coimbatore, Ooty, and Coonoor. Mr Sirohi , Incharge of Value Added Services in BSNL said “Approx 50 Million ring tones are downloaded every month using BSNL 2G and 3G GSM network. The Indian Premier …
SMS GupShup which claims to be the Indian Largest Social Networking Site raises $12 Million in latest round of Funding on Wednesday. The latest round of funding was led by by Globespan Capital Partners with existing investors Charles River Ventures and Helion Venture Partners.
SMS GupShup was founded in April 2007 and has its headquarters in Cupertino, USA.
The company CEO and Co-founder Beerud Sheth said ” The revenues and user base of the company has increases substantially over the last year. Currently company serves more than 26 million users …
Google India Internet Bus has reached Jaipur today. The Google Internet Bus Project is to educate the people in villages and far flung areas about the Internet and how they can use it to make their lives easier.
The Bus has covered villages of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh, before starting its journey in Rajasthan yesterday. The bus would remain in Rajasthan for 30 days and would cover 10 cities in Rajasthan – Jaipur, Kota, Ajmer, Beawer, Bhilwara, Udaipur, Pali, Jodhpur, Bikaner and …
Two Wipro Employees in IT Hub of India – Bangalore committed suicide due to Work pressure at their jobs in Software Giant Company Wipro.
Lakshmi Nair (23), a woman from Kerala was found hanging from the ceiling fan in her house. She was working for Wipro. According to Police, She was suffering from depression from few days. The other suicide was committed by young software engineer called Prince Singla was found dead in his room in Ponnappan Agrahara in Bangalore. Wipro Technologies was the employer in both cases.
Wipro is …
According to research done by British and French scientists, eating Junk Food may cause depression in addition to making you obese.
The study was conducted on 3,486 men and women, of various demographics. The findings revealed that there is a strong relations between the diet and symptoms of depression. All participants were around age of 55. Participants were asked to fill a questionnaire about the amount of junk food they take daily. There answers were recorded and compared with their lifestyles, physical activity and habits like smoking,drinking etc.
Scientists said …
HRD Ministry on Monday told Supreme Court that 44 Universities can lose its Deemed status because they are not meeting up the required standards. Most of these 44 universities are in Tamil Nadu. Out of which one university Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai was founded by Union Minister S. Jagathrakshakan
According to Report, 34 out these 44 universities got the deemed status in the tenure of former education minister Mr.Arjun Singh. These Universities are run by private corporate houses and became one of the profitable business for them. …