Log Book http://www.logbook.in Logging the hot news from India. Mon, 04 Dec 2017 07:02:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 139259711 National Meritorious Invention Awards – 2017 http://www.logbook.in/events/national-meritorious-invention-awards-2017-1608.html http://www.logbook.in/events/national-meritorious-invention-awards-2017-1608.html#respond Mon, 04 Dec 2017 07:02:10 +0000 http://www.logbook.in/?p=1608 NATIONAL RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
(An Enterprise of DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India)
Tel: 011-29240401-07, Fax: 011-29240409-10
Website: www.nrdcindia.com; Email: awards@nrdc.in

National Meritorious Invention Awards – 2017

NRDC is engaged in the development, promotion and transfer of technologies emanating from various national R&D institutions/universities and has transferred technologies/IPs/innovations to about 5000 entrepreneurs/start-ups/SMEs in India and abroad. NRDC on behalf of Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, has been giving tax-free cash awards annually to the inventors for their meritorious innovations so that the creative talent of individuals could be harnessed for the benefit of the nation.

To promote innovative scientific endeavour among the Indian Nationals, online applications are invited for NATIONAL MERITORIOUS INVENTION AWARDS OF THE YEAR 2017 (Instituted in the year 1973), in the following categories:

National Innovation Award
• For IP Driven Innovation
• Innovation in High Tech Areas
(Maximum number of awards: 2, Amount: Rs. 5 lakh each, Trophy & Certificate)

National Societal Innovation Award
• For Innovations in the area of Agriculture. Environment, Rural Milieu, Energy
(Maximum number of awards: 3, Amount:Rs. 3 lakh each, Trophy & Certificate)

National Budding Innovators Award
• Students registered for Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree Program
• Maximum age limit: 28 years
(Maximum number of awards: 5, Amount: Rs. 1 lakh each, Trophy & Certificate)

National NRDC Licensee Award
• Only for NRDC Active Lincensee
• For successful commercialization of NRDC licensed technologies
(Maximum number of awards: 1, Amount: Rs. 2 lakh each, Trophy & Certificate)

For further details and submission of online applications visit NRDC website: www.nrdcindia.com.

Last date for receipt of applications: 31st December, 2017

For more details, visit: http://www.nrdcindia.com/english/index.php/awards/nrdc-innovation-awards

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Jio’s new tariff plan to continue Dhan Dhana Dhan Benefits http://www.logbook.in/internet/jios-new-tariff-plan-to-continue-dhan-dhana-dhan-benefits-1590.html http://www.logbook.in/internet/jios-new-tariff-plan-to-continue-dhan-dhana-dhan-benefits-1590.html#respond Tue, 11 Jul 2017 11:53:27 +0000 http://www.logbook.in/?p=1590

India’s telecom-disrupting venture of Mukesh Ambani’s Jio has come up with new tariff plans that will continue the benefits offered by Dhan Dhana Dhan (DDD) offer. As the Dhan Dhana Dhan offer is going to end this month, everybody was expecting a new plan in the line of DDD offer.  Jio unveiled new tariff plans for Prime members that are going to continue the benefits offered by DDD offer.  The best plan in the bouquet of plans is Rs.399, which is going to offer 1 GB per day with a validity of 84 days similar to what we enjoyed in DDD offer.  Rs.509 plan gives the highest data of 112 GB at 2GB/day, but the validity is only 56 days.

All plans come with unlimited SMS, calls, and data (128 kbps after the FUP limit). The highest tariff plan of Rs.9999/- offers 390 days of validity with 780 GB data with no daily limit on the data.

Below are the new plans:

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Features and Specifications http://www.logbook.in/gadgets/samsung-galaxy-s5-features-and-specifications-1559.html http://www.logbook.in/gadgets/samsung-galaxy-s5-features-and-specifications-1559.html#comments Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:46:10 +0000 http://www.logbook.in/?p=1559 galaxy_s5Samsung has come up with another model in their flagship series of Galaxy – Galaxy S5. It is powered by Adonis Prime2, octo-core combo of Quad 1.9 GHz + Quad 1.3 GHz processor and 2G RAM. Display is 5.1-inch Full HD Super AMOLED. It comes with 16-MP rear camera, which can produce ultra high definition video at 30 fps and a 2-MP front camera. It runs on the latest Android version, KitKat. It comes in 16 and 32 GB variants. It comes with a matte-finish back cover and is dust and water proof.

Features:

  • Fast Auto Focus
  • HDR(Rich tone)
  • Selective Focus
  • Heart Rate Sensor
  • S Health – Fitness Tracker
  • Finger Scanner – Fingerprint Security & Access
  • Dust & Water Resistant
  • Enhanced Power Saving Mode

Specifications:

  • Network: HSPA+ 42Mbps
  • Processor: Adonis Prime2 (Quad 1.9GHz + Quad 1.3GHz) + XMM6360
  • Display: 12.95cm (5.1) Full HD Super AMOLED
  • Dimension: 142.0 x 72.5 x 8.1mm, 145g
  • OS: Android 4.4.2 (Kitkat)
  • Memory: RAM: 2GB; 16/32GB User Memory + microSD slot (up to 128GB)
  • WIFI: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) 2×2 MIMO, USB3.0, BT 4.0(LE)
  • Camera: Main(Rear): 16MP (1/2.6”, Phase Detection AF); Sub (Front) : 2.0MP (1920 x 1080, Wide-angle lens )
  • Video: UHD@30fps, HDR, video stabilization
  • Sensor: Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer, Hall, RGB ambient light, Gesture, Fingerprint, Heart Rate Sensor
  • Battery: 2800mAh; Standby time : 390 hrs (LTE) / Talk time: 21 hrs (WCDMA)

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ABN Andhrajyothi Streams the Channel Live on YouTube http://www.logbook.in/television/abn-andhrajyothi-live-on-youtube-1551.html http://www.logbook.in/television/abn-andhrajyothi-live-on-youtube-1551.html#respond Thu, 26 Dec 2013 17:33:03 +0000 http://www.logbook.in/?p=1551 ABN Andhrajyothy LiveABN Andhrajyothi has started streaming the channel live on YouTube. I just watched it on YouTube and it is just few seconds back, but it is live streaming. YouTube is available as an app on mobiles, tabs, and even smart TVs making it easy to watch the channel seamlessly on each and every gadget. It will not have any downtime as we see on other video sharing sites. It is available in Yupp TV also.

Watch ABN Andhrajyothi Live Streaming Below:

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Reliance to Offer iPhone 5c and 5s for Rs. 2599 and Rs. 2999 PM / 2 Years http://www.logbook.in/gadgets/reliance-iphone-5c-5s-offer-1546.html http://www.logbook.in/gadgets/reliance-iphone-5c-5s-offer-1546.html#respond Fri, 01 Nov 2013 10:20:40 +0000 http://www.logbook.in/?p=1546 rcom_iphone
iPhone lovers, who wants to own one, but unable to afford due to the high price tag, will be able to buy one now. Thanks to the Reliance Communications’ iPhone offer. RCOM will be offering iPhone 5c and 5s models on a 2-year contract with fixed monthly payment ranging from Rs.2599 to Rs.2999. Take a look at the below proposed pricing chart:

Plans for Apple iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s on Reliance GSM

Plan iPhone 5c (16GB) iPhone 5c (32GB) iPhone 5s (16GB) iPhone 5s (32GB) iPhone 5s (64GB)
Monthly Fee (INR)* 2,599 2,599 2,999 2,999 2,999
Down Payment (INR) 0 11,600 0 10,992 19,992
Voice Minutes (Local & STD) across all networks) Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
SMS** (Local & STD) across all networks Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
3G Data (MB) Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited

*Monthly commitment for 24 months
**As per TRAI guidelines, SMS usage restricted to 3,000 SMS per month

iPhone 5C 32GB and 5S 32GB and 64GB models will need down payment. These smartphones come with unlimited data, voice, and SMS during the 2-year contract. RCOM, which revolutionized the mobile telephony seems to repeat that revolution with iPhones.

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Dhoom 3 Trailer – A big hit on YouTube http://www.logbook.in/entertainment/dhoom-3-trailer-1543.html http://www.logbook.in/entertainment/dhoom-3-trailer-1543.html#respond Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:33:25 +0000 http://www.logbook.in/?p=1543 dhoom 3 poster aamir khan
Dhoom 3 theatrical trailer was released yesterday on YouTube and it has got near to 13-lac views today being the second day of release. Written by Vijay Krishna Acharya who also wrote Dhoom and Dhoom 2, Dhoom 3 has new actors, Aamir Khan in a villain role and Katrina Kaif.  Abhishek Bachchan and Uday Chopra will continue in their now iconic roles of Jai Dixit and Ali. Looking at the success the Dhoom series got, Dhoom 3 got more attention and has got wide speared coverage. A poster was released with Aamir looking through glass window only showing back. Also, pre-trailer video has been posted that the trailer is going to release. Yesterday, the trailer was released and it has reached the homepage of  YouTube with lacs of views after release of the trailer. Today, being the second day, it has already got 1.3-million views and around 16K likes.

Watch the Dhoom 3 trailer right below:

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LPG Portability Scheme – Steps to Transfer Your Connection http://www.logbook.in/featured/lpg-portability-scheme-1538.html http://www.logbook.in/featured/lpg-portability-scheme-1538.html#respond Wed, 09 Oct 2013 13:00:40 +0000 http://www.logbook.in/?p=1538 port lpg gas cylinderLPG Portability Scheme has been launched in various parts across India and will be available pan India in the coming years. Now, you can choose the gas company you like and even the distributor in the same company. It’s your choice now.  If you are transferring from your distributor to another within the same company, there is no need to surrender the cylinder, but you should if it is another company. This process is online now and you should visit your LPG company website to proceed further. It is free of cost right now. No transfer fees or security deposit.

All you need to do is to
• Visit your Company’s website
• See which distributors are available in your cluster
• See their star ratings based on their refill delivery performance
• Make your choice of company/distributor
• Surrender your equipment to the old distributor if you are changing the company
• Visit your new distributor and get your new cylinder/equipment

Now, all the LPG companies are showing portability links on their sites homepages. Following are the links to their websites.
Bharat Gas: http://www.ebharatgas.com/pages/index.html
HP Gas: http://dcms.hpcl.co.in/ConsumerPortal/Logging/SecureLogin.aspx
Indane: http://indane.co.in/

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TVS Jupiter Scooter Launched with a Price Tag of Rs.46k http://www.logbook.in/automobiles/tvs-jupiter-scooter-launched-1535.html http://www.logbook.in/automobiles/tvs-jupiter-scooter-launched-1535.html#respond Thu, 26 Sep 2013 09:29:55 +0000 http://www.logbook.in/?p=1535 tvs jupiter price, mileage, kmpl
As the Dussehra is coming close, automobile companies are getting ready to launch promotional offers to spike their sales.  In the same line, TVS has launched its new scooter named “Jupiter” into the market with a price tag of Rs. 46,354 ex-showroom in Pune.

It is a 110-cc bike with the new TVS-patented technology of “Econometer,” which guides the riders to get more mileage.  It has 17 L of under-seat storage, which can easily accommodate the helmet.  It also comes with a mobile charger to charge your mobiles on the go.  It has 5-leter fuel tank and claimed to give you 62 kmpl. The engine is a low-noise, friction-free, all-aluminum engine.

Visit the official website: http://www.tvsjupiter.com/ to locate your nearest dealer and also ex-showroom price.

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