Abu Zeid: Jailed Egyptian Photographer wins 2018 UNESCO Press Freedom Prize

Jailed Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid, popularly known as Shawkan, will be awarded United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Press Freedom Prize for year 2018. He was arrested in August 2013 for covering deadly demonstration at Rabaa Al-Adawiya Square in Cairo (Egypt’s capital) between security forces and supporters of ousted Islamist president Read More…

Diu Smart City: First to run on 100% Renewable Energy during daytime

Diu Smart City has become first city in India to run on 100% renewable energy during daytime. With this, it has set new benchmark for other cities to become clean and green. Diu was importing 73% of its power from Gujarat until last year. But now it has adopted two-pronged approach to reduce dependence on Read More…

Bengaluru Smart City testing prototype Intelligent Traffic Management Solution

Bengaluru Smart City is testing prototype of an intelligent traffic management solution in collaboration with the Electronics City Township Authority (ELCITA) to improve traffic management in the city. It aims to provide traffic information that is currently unavailable and help improve management of commuter traffic. Intelligent Traffic Management Solution It involves capturing video streams from Read More…

TCS becomes India’s first $100 billion IT company

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the country’s largest IT outsourcing company created history by becoming the first Indian company to reach $100 billion market capitalisation (m-cap) milestone. Market capitalisation is value of company that is traded on stock market, calculated by multiplying total number of shares by present share price. The Indian IT giant hit $100 Read More…

Madras HC becomes first st court in south India to introduce e-court fee payment facility

The Madras High Court became first court in south India and overall eighth in the country to introduce e-court fee payment facility. It was jointly launched by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Chief Justice Indira Banerjee at the principal seat of the High Court in Chennai as well as at its Madurai Bench. e-court Read More…