Kanpur: After the investigations into the anomalies into the alleged National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), the health authorities have planned a new way to get rid of irregularities in financial tr

With an aim to provide healthcare facilities to rural areas, MediAngels, the country’s first e-super specialty medical consultation platform has mooted a proposal for having the facility connected

This guide ranks leading mobile phone, TV and PC manufacturers on policies and practices to reduce their impact on the climate, produce greener products and make their operations more sustainable.

Chinese environment groups have accused Apple suppliers in the country of systemic pollution, underscoring the pressures on one of the world’s biggest companies as opposition is growing in China ag

New York: Set-top boxes that usher cable signals and digital recording capacity into televisions have become the single largest electricity guzzler in many American homes, according to a media report.

There are 160 million set-top boxes in the US, one for every two people, and that number is rising.

Scientists have developed a tiny chip that can generate power by using the body

Sixty-six per cent carry a mobile to school, says survey

NEW DELHI: A whopping percentage of teens are heavily dependant on the mobile phone, which has also found its way into classrooms now.

According to a survey conducted by ASSOCHAM, 66 per cent of adolescents between 16 and 18 years carry a mobile handset while going to school, attending classes and tuition sessions, and while visiting p

While Wipro and HCL have topped in the just released Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics for launching green products, Toshiba and Microsoft lag for failure to keep their promise. The gap between companies that are making progress in weeding our toxic chemicals, improving energy efficiency and enabling consumers to recycle their products and the rest has also increased.

Hiroko Tabuchi

It has become important, especially after a diplomatic spat with China.

Two decades after global competition drove the mines in this corner of Japan to extinction, Kosaka is again abuzz with talk of new riches.

The treasures are not copper or coal.

Mobile wireless technologies have the potential to aid speedy disease detection, treatment, and monitoring in remote communities. When combined with the power of computers and special software, they can work in real time and enable interventions by health authorities to prevent communicable diseases from turning into epidemics.