5 Indian partners win AWS '2018 APN Excellence Awards'

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:32

Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Amazon Internet Services Pvt Ltd (AISPL), an Amazon company, on Tuesday announced five Indian partners as winners who helped customers drive innovation and build solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud.


Ending conflict vital to food security: UN

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:52

Rome, May 15 (IANS/AKI) Ending violent conflict, bolstering peace and stability and preventing future strife are all are crucial to combating rising levels of chronic hunger in the world, the UN has said in a new report.


Apple now has 55 self-driving cars in California

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:48

San Francisco, May 15 (IANS) With 55 self-driving cars and 83 drivers, Apple now has the second highest number of self-driving cars in the US state of California where autonomous vehicles are being tested.


India's green sectors to employ 300,000 workers by 2022: ILO

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 09:00

United Nations, May 15 (IANS) The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has estimated that 300,000 workers will be employed directly in the solar and wind energy sectors by 2022 to meet India's goal of generating 175 gigawatts of electricity from renewable sources.


Stocks of US suppliers to ZTE soar after Trump's comments

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 07:54

New York, May 15 (IANS) Shares of American companies that supply chips and other components to Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp rebounded strongly on Monday, after US President Donald Trump said that Washington and Beijing are working to get the company back into business.


Ghana looking at India as its industrial development partner

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 02:24

Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Ghana is looking at India as its "partner" for the industrial development in the African country and is expecting the bilateral-trade between the two countries to cross US $4 billion by this year, an envoy said here on Monday.


GEAC allows field trials of GM Mustard

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 01:04

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) under the Environment Ministry has allowed field trials of Genetically Modified (GM) variety of mustard, which are expected to be held this winter.