Lakshmi Kantam is Director of IICT

Lakshmi Kantam is Director of IICT Mannepalli Lakshmi Kantam has is the first woman scientist to become a Director of a national laboratory under the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research ( CSIR ). She has taken over as the Director of the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, one of the largest among the 38 national labs under the CSIR. Lakshmi Kantam has 43 patents and more than 250 research publications to her credit. Lakshmi Kantam has been heading the inorganic and physical chemistry division of the IICT for the past eight years. Her group’s work has led to […]

Railways Launches Free Wi – Fi Internet Access on Trains

Railways Launches Free Wi – Fi Internet Access on Trains Train journeys may not be all that boring anymore. The Indian Railways has launched free Wi – Fi based Internet services in New Delhi – Howrah Rajdhani. Fifty other trains are expected to be connected this year. Train passengers will be able to browse the Web, access email, chat, video services such as YouTube and even play online games while travelling. Initially, 4 Mbps download bandwidth and 512 Kbps upload bandwidth is earmarked for Internet facility in moving train. However, individual users may get much lower speeds because this bandwidth […]