Like the previous two times, the third edition of the News18 Tech and Auto Awards witnessed tremendous success this week as manufacturers across the technology and automotive fraternity were awarded for the excellence of their products across 19 carefully curated categories. A total of 9 awards were distributed to 40 products across the categories at this year's edition. Nominations for the premium motorcycle of the year consisted of five motorcycles from leading manufacturers in the Indian automotive market. This included the Triumph Speed Twin, BMW S1000 RR, KTM 790 Duke, Suzuki V-Strom 650 and Indian FTR 1200. However, before we dive into the results here is a closer look at the nominations. Triumph Speed Twin Triumph’s Bonneville series over time has been reputed to have some of the best motorcycles in the litre-class segment. The Speed Twin does not shy away from the same either. In its new iteration, the engine features a low inertia crank and high compression head and is … [Read more...] about Tech and Auto Show 2019: Triumph Speed Twin is the Winner of Premium Motorcycle of the Year Award
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A video of the wild scene was shared yesterday in a Facebook group for speed camera spotters who joked the driver could have improved his aim and hit the device “harder”. It’s not clear where in NSW the video was filmed. A driver smashes their car into a roadside safety camera.Source:Facebook Still going …Source:Facebook Once isn’t enough. Picture: 7 NewsSource:Supplied The video has been shared more than 1400 times and attracted more than 600 reactions. Commenters on the post joked “this is what every speed camera deserves”. “Love his work,” one person commented on the video. “Brilliant,” another said. “He didn’t hit it no way near hard enough,” another commented. Mobile speed cameras are used throughout NSW and instantly record offences, according to Transport NSW. The cameras are managed by the Roads and Maritime Services and the NSW Police Force and are maintained by a third party. The cameras … [Read more...] about Driver filmed repeatedly ramming mobile speed camera in NSW
Digital payments platform PhonePe, has announced that it has been recognised among the country’s top workplaces in the Technology sector by the Great Place to Work Institute. The survey is India’s largest annual study of workplace excellence based on employee feedback and also includes a rigorous assessment process by the Great Place to Work Institute. The Great Place to Work certification is considered as the ‘Gold Standard’ in workplace culture assessment and recognition.This year, more than 800 organisations applied to the Great Place to Work Institute to undertake the assessment, making it the largest study in the space of workplace recognition. The study identified the best companies to work across 20+ industries. In the Technology sector, Great Place to Work assessed nearly 200 organisations, and recognised PhonePe among India’s best workplaces in this sector.Manmeet Sandhu, chief people officer, PhonePe, said, "We are delighted to be recognised … [Read more...] about PhonePe recognised among India’s best workplaces by Great Place to Work Institute
Video PlayerClose BEIJING, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- High-resolution images captured by Chinese earth observation satellites are helping with relief work in disaster-hit areas of southwest China's Sichuan Province. Sichuan, located between two tectonic plates, suffers frequent natural hazards, such as earthquakes, landslides and barrier lakes. "Previously, we mainly monitored disaster zones by sight, then we started using unmanned aerial vehicles. But it still took too much time, manpower and resources," said Shi Fuqiang, head of the Sichuan Academy of Safety Science and Technology. China began to construct the High-resolution Earth Observation System in 2010, aiming to provide all-weather, round-the-clock global coverage by 2020. With the network of Gaofen observation satellites, China has had an increasingly clearer view of the planet. Data from the Gaofen satellites has been widely used in more than 20 industries across China. "With the Gaofen data, we can quickly locate disaster-hit … [Read more...] about Chinese satellites speed help to disaster zones
Email Updated June 14, 2019 14:19:10 Photo: Adani Australia's website is already declaring the miner's intentions. (Supplied: Adani Australia) Related Story: 'We're ready to start work': Adani mine passes final environmental approval Related Story: Will Adani be the 'ice-breaker' for six more proposed Galilee mines? Map: Townsville 4810 Adani expects to start work on its Carmichael mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin within weeks. Key points:Adani Australia chief Lucas Dow says the company will be exporting coal from the Galilee Basin by 2021Greens MP Michael Berkman is questioning Mr Dow's claim the mine will create 8,250 jobsTownsville Mayor Jenny Hill says she will ensure the company honours its promises The Indian mining firm's project cleared its final environmental hurdle with Queensland Environment Department approval of a groundwater management plan yesterday afternoon.Adani Australia chief executive Lucas Dow said the construction process would start in coming … [Read more...] about Adani has its environmental approvals, so where does the project go from here?