19 Feb 2015
London: Scientists have now turned smartphones into personal, real-time air pollution monitors.Led by Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen from the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) in Barcelona, Spain, the team has used smartphone and sensing technology to better pinpoint where and when pollution is at its worst.
09 Feb 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has decided to monitor the ministries of Water and Power, Petroleum, Finance and the Planning Commission, following crisis like petrol shortages that has left hisgovernment red-faced many times over the past few months.
13 Feb 2015
Cuttack: Orissa High Court has directed the state government to form a high-level committee under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary to monitor the situation arising out of the spread of jaundice in the state.
04 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The government has set up a high level panel to suggest a framework to assess CSR activities done by corporates under the companies law.
21 Jan 2015
Washington: Researchers from North Carolina (NC) State University have developed a new wearable sensor that uses silver nanowires to monitor electrophysiological signals such as electrocardiography (EKG) or electromyography (EMG).
11 Feb 2014
New York: Apple Inc on Monday lost its latest bid to put a court-appointed antitrust monitor on hold, after a federal appeals court rejected its argument that the monitor's work was causing it irreparable harm.
19 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office has asked the Coal Ministry to monitor closely the process of allotment and auction of coal mines to ensure that there is no disruption in the production of dry fuel.
19 Jan 2015
New Delhi: As lakhs of crores of rupees earmarked annually towards central Plan Expenditure, NITI Aayog will actively monitor and evaluate implementation of government programmes and initiatives, Planning Minister Rao Inderjit Singh said here on Monday.
28 Dec 2014
Beijing: China said that it is "closely monitoring" the developments regarding the AirAsia flight that went missing on Sunday en route from Indonesia to Singapore after losing contact with air traffic controllers.
15 Dec 2014
Washington: Researchers are developing a smartphone app that can track your breathing while you sleep, making it easier to monitor sleep disorders.