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Mount Everest.(HT file)

How math and tech helped size up a mountain

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 03:50 PM IST
Learn how modern GPS and the centuries-old rules of trigonometry helped measure Mt. Everest.
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A view of the Tomb of Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khanan also known as Rahim’s Tomb, after the completion of its restoration work, near Nizamuddin, in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
A view of the Tomb of Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khanan also known as Rahim’s Tomb, after the completion of its restoration work, near Nizamuddin, in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 1pm: Filming at centrally protected monuments free until August 15, and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 12:54 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Defence minister Rajnath Singh hailed agriculture as “mother sector” and also underlined that the Modi government is always open to discussion and dialogue with the farmers.(ANI)
Defence minister Rajnath Singh hailed agriculture as “mother sector” and also underlined that the Modi government is always open to discussion and dialogue with the farmers.(ANI)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9pm: Defence minister Rajnath Singh says farmers’ best interests in mind, govt open for talks and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 09:13 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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A health worker administers polio vaccine to a child as another marks a child on her finger in Kolkata, India.(AP)
A health worker administers polio vaccine to a child as another marks a child on her finger in Kolkata, India.(AP)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 1pm: Lancet launches ‘Citizens’ Commission’ to discuss health care in India and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 12, 2020 12:58 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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European tech companies defied the pandemic this year to draw record levels of investment overall, though early-stage founders still struggled to clinch funding.Europe’s tech sector is on track for about $41 billion in venture capital investment this year.(Reuters/ Representational)
European tech companies defied the pandemic this year to draw record levels of investment overall, though early-stage founders still struggled to clinch funding.Europe’s tech sector is on track for about $41 billion in venture capital investment this year.(Reuters/ Representational)

Tech startups raise record $41 billion in Europe this year

By Bloomberg| Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 12:09 PM IST
The slight increase was driven by greater numbers of $100 million to $250 million funding rounds, it said.Overall investment dropped around March, as large swathes of Europe went into lockdown, but began recovering by the end of summer and continued into the fall.
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A view inside a hospital dedicated to the treatment of coronavirus patients in New Delhi, India.(HT Photo)
A view inside a hospital dedicated to the treatment of coronavirus patients in New Delhi, India.(HT Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9am: Delhi’s private hospitals violating Covid-19 norms and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 09:08 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9am. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Representational image.(Pexels)
Representational image.(Pexels)

Tech-led jobs platform Awign raises funds from Michael and Susan Dell Foundation and others

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 05:13 PM IST
The company however did not say how much money was raised in the latest pre-series B funding round. Till now, it has raised about USD 4.9 million, including the latest round.
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BJP National President JP Nadda said that the party will not rest until it conquers Hyderabad and then Telangana, adding that a victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party in the December 1 elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation will be the beginning of the end for the Telangana Rashtra Samithi in Telangana.(PTI)
BJP National President JP Nadda said that the party will not rest until it conquers Hyderabad and then Telangana, adding that a victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party in the December 1 elections to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation will be the beginning of the end for the Telangana Rashtra Samithi in Telangana.(PTI)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9pm: BJP win in Hyderabad polls will mark the beginning of TRS’ end, says JP Nadda and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 08:48 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Centre on a petition seeking fixation of uniform ceiling on the RT-PCR test for detection of Coronovirus disease (Covid-19) across the country.(Sonu Mehta/HT photo)
The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Centre on a petition seeking fixation of uniform ceiling on the RT-PCR test for detection of Coronovirus disease (Covid-19) across the country.(Sonu Mehta/HT photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9pm: SC seeks Centre’s response on petition to fix uniform rate for RT-PCR test and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2020 08:39 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Abhijeet Mukherjee, Founder of Guiding Tech.(Guiding Tech)
Abhijeet Mukherjee, Founder of Guiding Tech.(Guiding Tech)

Padre Media acquires leading India-based consumer tech site and YouTube channel Guiding Tech

UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 04:47 PM IST
Padre Media owns and operates a portfolio of digital publishing businesses which help readers navigate today’s complex and exciting world of tech, gadgets, software, and hardware.
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Former Maharastra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis slammed the ruling Shiv Sena and its leadership for being anti development and accused them of stalling infrastructure projects key to Mumbai’s development.(Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)
Former Maharastra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis slammed the ruling Shiv Sena and its leadership for being anti development and accused them of stalling infrastructure projects key to Mumbai’s development.(Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Fadnavis slams MVA government, calls it ‘anti-development’ and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 01:14 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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The Apple Watch SE is apt for Indian markets and is a bang for the buck
The Apple Watch SE is apt for Indian markets and is a bang for the buck

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni: Festive tech gifting with a twist

By Rajiv Makhni | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 08:13 AM IST
Ignore those phones and TVs. Meet four presents that will really stand out
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Surbhi and Shreya Bajaj conduct Zoom classes to help people learn to use their apps and gadgets. Their primary tool, they say, is patience.
Surbhi and Shreya Bajaj conduct Zoom classes to help people learn to use their apps and gadgets. Their primary tool, they say, is patience.

With Easy Hai tech sessions, two sisters are helping push all the right buttons

By Madhusree Ghosh | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 12:03 PM IST
Their most popular modules are Entertainment (how to post and interact on social media, share files, stream music, edit photos, etc) and Productivity (e-calendars, syncing of email and more).
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Vice-chancellor Baldev Singh Dhillon attends the final day of the Virtual Kisan Mela at the Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Vice-chancellor Baldev Singh Dhillon attends the final day of the Virtual Kisan Mela at the Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana on Saturday.(HT Photo)

PAU Virtual Kisan Mela: Event ends with tips to farmers on water-saving tech, allied occupations

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 09:18 PM IST
On Day 2, the V-C urged farmers not to burn paddy straw and adopt straw management technologies for environmental protection.
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Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur.(iitj.ac.in)
Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur.(iitj.ac.in)

DST sanctions Rs 115 crores to IIT Jodhpur to set up tech and innovation hub

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jodhpur
PUBLISHED ON AUG 18, 2020 06:25 PM IST
The TIH at IIT Jodhpur, named as iHub Drishti, is being incorporated as a section-8 company with the initial seed funding from the DST.
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All the gadgets are fairly recent in release and are readily available in India.
All the gadgets are fairly recent in release and are readily available in India.

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni: Best gadgets of 2020 (so far)

By Rajiv Makhni | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 11:21 AM IST
Our pick of the best new tech for this year and it’s all available in India.
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IIT Roorkee.(HT file)
IIT Roorkee.(HT file)

IIT Roorkee ‘develops’ tech for smooth driving in foggy weather

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Dehradun
PUBLISHED ON JUL 04, 2020 04:54 PM IST
A team of researchers at the premier institute has developed an efficient architecture and algorithm to enable better driving experience in low visibility conditions, an IIT-Roorkee press release said.
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Between the two extremes of the elite private and government schools lie many low-cost private and public schools which suffer from varying level of deficiencies in education technology and pedagogy(AFP)
Between the two extremes of the elite private and government schools lie many low-cost private and public schools which suffer from varying level of deficiencies in education technology and pedagogy(AFP)

Covid-19: How tech can ensure equity in education

By Alok Mishra
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2020 08:40 PM IST
Blended online learning can remove barriers, and take education to girls, marginalised groups and remote areas
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Chinese technology protectionism created a fertile ground for local start-ups by eliminating the threat of foreign predators. The government selected what companies it could best control and gave them the advantage.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Chinese technology protectionism created a fertile ground for local start-ups by eliminating the threat of foreign predators. The government selected what companies it could best control and gave them the advantage.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

On tech, India was naive. It has finally woken up | Opinion

By Vivek Wadhwa
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 05:54 AM IST
Entrepreneurs now have a chance to build technologies which can serve as alternatives to Chinese dominance
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Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. (HT file)
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. (HT file)

Coronavirus: IIT-Kanpur suspends classes, exams, tech fest till March 29

By Rajeev Mullick | Hindustan Times, Lucknow/Kanpur
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 11:52 AM IST
Coronavirus scare: All students who have gone home and are planning to return to the campus in the next few days are advised not to return until March 29.
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Did they shout at you because you couldn’t fluently frame sentences while you were still learning the alphabet? So, now that the roles stand reversed and you get to be the teacher, you better treat them with the same love and patience that they showed for you
Did they shout at you because you couldn’t fluently frame sentences while you were still learning the alphabet? So, now that the roles stand reversed and you get to be the teacher, you better treat them with the same love and patience that they showed for you

A Calmer You, By Sonal Kalra: They Taught You ABC, Now Help Your Folks With Tech

By Sonal Kalra | Hindustan Tikmes, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2020 12:43 PM IST
Patiently teach your parents to use technology, you will find true joy
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One key challenge is growing competition. Over just one year, the number of hackers registered with HackerOne, the largest global interface between companies and ethical hackers, almost doubled, going from 166,000 in 2017 to 300,000 in 2018.
One key challenge is growing competition. Over just one year, the number of hackers registered with HackerOne, the largest global interface between companies and ethical hackers, almost doubled, going from 166,000 in 2017 to 300,000 in 2018.

Life behind the firewall: What it’s like to be an ethical hacker today

By Dipanjan Sinha | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 03:29 PM IST
Death threats, confused relatives and an increasingly difficult fight to stay anonymous - it’s not easy being in the shoes of the white hats that work with companies and govts to help keep digital data safe.
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Officials say since it is an expensive technology, the state government wants the Centre to fund the project to secure the borders from the emerging threat.(Bloomberg Photo)
Officials say since it is an expensive technology, the state government wants the Centre to fund the project to secure the borders from the emerging threat.(Bloomberg Photo)

Punjab Police count on Israel tech to fight rising drone threat at Pak border

By Ravinder Vasudeva | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2019 11:03 AM IST
Intelligence inputs gathered by the state and central agencies have shown how Pakistan deploy low-flying drones to keep surveillance along the border and to use them in anti-India operations.
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As Pichai takes over as CEO of Alphabet as well as Google, he could be heading for a clash with founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. To make Alphabet less of an albatross, he’ll have to kill some of their dream projects. Kill too many, and they could seek to replace him; kill too few, and he could risk it all.(AFP File Photo)
As Pichai takes over as CEO of Alphabet as well as Google, he could be heading for a clash with founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. To make Alphabet less of an albatross, he’ll have to kill some of their dream projects. Kill too many, and they could seek to replace him; kill too few, and he could risk it all.(AFP File Photo)

#Newsmaker: Sundar Pichai and the Alphabet soup

By Charles Assisi | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2019 05:48 PM IST
He’s known to be a quiet charmer with a steely resolve. Will that be enough to turn the tide on Google, full of PR pitfalls, and its parent company Alphabet, which loses billions a year?
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(iStock)
(iStock)

Apps by developers now offer direct virtual access

By Aishwarya Iyer | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2019 07:34 PM IST
Home buyers can get construction updates, contact technicians, even file complaints, all via one screen.
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Delhi High Court asked search engine giant Google whether it could devise a technology by which websites containing content over which the court has passed orders, wouldn’t show up in search results.(AP file photo)
Delhi High Court asked search engine giant Google whether it could devise a technology by which websites containing content over which the court has passed orders, wouldn’t show up in search results.(AP file photo)

Google reply sought over tech to hide content over which the court has passed orders

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 03:05 AM IST
Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw posed the query after Google moved court seeking modification of its September 18 and 30 orders that directed the search engine to block URLs containing content that pertained to allegations of sexual harassment by contemporary artist Subodh Gupta.
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Walking tech: Keep track of your feet

By Abhishek Baxi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 08:16 PM IST
The ideal shoes for walking? Decide what to wear once you figure out what kind of feet you have
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Many home appliances launched in India now come with support for home automation systems like Alexa or Google Assistant .
Many home appliances launched in India now come with support for home automation systems like Alexa or Google Assistant .

Tech upgrade: Easy ways to smarten up your home

By Abhishek Baxi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 08:50 PM IST
India is finally waking up to home automation. Here are some pocket-friendly ways to turn your spaces smart.
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Representational image.(AP)
Representational image.(AP)

IBM, NASSCOM Foundation to train 2,500 students in emerging tech

By Indo Asian News Service | Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON SEP 06, 2019 06:36 PM IST
The “New-collar Employability Skills Programme” will engage students through an on-campus approach in a 204 hour-long blended training model at colleages in Karnataka, Haryana and the NCR.
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Orient’s flicker control EyeLuv LED bulb might just make normal LED bulbs redundant
Orient’s flicker control EyeLuv LED bulb might just make normal LED bulbs redundant

Techilicious by Rajiv Makhni: Awesome innovations Vs useless tech

By Rajiv Makhni | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 10:54 PM IST
There is enough tech nonsense in the world. Don’t encourage more of it...
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