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5,700 students light solar lamps together at IIT-Bombay, set Guinness record

October 03, 2018 2:34 am

The feat was achieved by students gathered at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, under its flagship Solar Urja Lamp (SoUL) project. The institute marked the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi with a massive workshop on solar energy.

Scientists discover transparent, high-performance LED displays

November 28, 2015 2:13 pm

Monolayer semiconductors have generated a great deal of buzz as they hold promise in the development of transparent LED

MSEDCL launches scheme to distribute one crore LED bulbs

December 25, 2015 10:37 pm

In the private sector, the cost of one LED bulb is Rs 400 but at the MSEDCL counters it will be sold for Rs 100.

BMC chief issues directive to replace white LED with yellow

August 13, 2015 2:15 am

The high court had ordered that instead of sodium vapour lamps, the state should use yellow LED lights.

BenQ launches more flicker-free displays,prices start Rs 18,000

December 12, 2013 4:54 pm

If you stare at the monitor for long hours,you might want to take a look at BenQ's EW series.

Audit dept raps GLADA for ‘wasting’ Rs 44 lakh on LED streetlights

June 20, 2013 11:19 pm

The LED streetlights meant for the beautification of the city has actually been revealed to have burnt a hole in the pocket of the Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA).

City to get pilot project on safe disposal of mercury in CFLs

October 08, 2012 1:20 am

Hazardous metal waste can affect brain and nervous system if not disposed of properly.

LED lights in city

June 10, 2011 2:56 am

The Municipal Corporation (MC) will be installing LED (Light Emitting Diodes) streetlights in the city,in a bid to conserve energy.

In the light of Diwali,markets flooded with colourful lamps

November 04, 2010 6:31 am

The city seems to be embracing the festive season with much fervour and decorative lights have added to the colour. From office buildings to residential areas and markets,bright lights can be seen shining at all places.

Can skin cancer be treated with light?

October 19, 2010 2:22 pm

Researchers are working on treating cancer by a technique called photodynamic therapy.


Boy lights LED bulb with bare hands

December 03, 2018 3:07 pm

Abu Thahir, a Grade 7 student from Alapuzzha, Kerala can light a rechargeable LED bulb by pressing it to any part of his body. No, it's not a sci-fi story or a character from Narnia! Experts believe it is because of the high salt content in his body.

Japan introduces advance projectors, water-saving toilets

February 17, 2016 4:16 pm

Amsterdam / Tokyo, Feb 17 (ANI): The world's fastest growing audio visuals and systems integration trade show, ISE(Integrated Systems Europe) 2016 saw several professional audiovisual, electronic systems integration and IT industries with over 1,000 exhibitors and 60,000 attendees. The leading business-to-business annual event which opened on February 9 at RAI Amsterdam observed a comprehensive showcase of cutting-edge audiovisual technology for professionals working in the commercial and residential installation and integration marketplace. The exhibition features audio and video conferencing, content management and distribution, flat screen displays, cinema and entertainment forums. The event showcases such technologies that enhance the experience of the end users. Casio Computer showcased its industry-first Laser and LED light source projectors. Casio brought core series lineup by adding three new models featuring a 1.5X optical zoom lens. The company will also release five new Advanced Series projectors that offer superior scalability at an affordable price. Unlike the mercury lamp projectors, the Casio laser and LED light source has many benefits. It has a lifespan of up to 20,000 hours, eliminating the need for lamp replacement and reduces electricity consumption to about half that of a mercury lamp projector. The instant power on and off delivers outstanding usability, without the need of waiting, for a warm up and cool-down time. Casio’s projector development using advanced Laser and LED light source technology have been brought together with the automated production capabilities of Yamagata Casio in Japan, yielding excellent cost performance while maintaining high quality and reliability. Another technology which Japan has introduced is the water-saving toilets. Every day, and everyone is sure to use the toilet. The world population is increasing and more than 100 million people are expected to use new toilets by the year of 2100.

PM Modi to flag off new Varanasi-Delhi train on January 22

January 21, 2016 5:35 am

Varanasi, Jan 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the Mahamana Express, which will run triweekly from Varanasi to New Delhi, on January 22. PM Modi will flag off this train on his ground visit to Varanasi. Northern Railway Chief Area Manager Ravi P Chaturvedi said the train has all the modern facilities, including dustbins and bio-toilets in every coach. Besides, AC coaches are equipped with LED screen for passengers’ entertainment.