Japanese firms take lead in electronics and transportation technology

Tokyo, Dec 02 (ANI): A Japanese multinational provider of IT services and products, NEC, hosted the C and C User Forum and iEXPO 2014 at Tokyo International Forum recently. The two-day expo was attended by some 24,000 visitors. Under a new brand message "Orchestrating a brighter world" the annual event is designed for a deeper understanding of NEC's solutions for society. The exhibition showcased the latest NEC Group products and solutions, which are aimed at the realization of social values such as safety, security, efficiency, and equality that are essential for people in modern society. Visitors were introduced to around 100 exhibits and lectures on a wide array of solutions, experienced the leading-edge network and computing technologies, wide range of products, services, and know-how developed at NEC for many years. The NEC has been annually hosting the C and C User Forum and iEXPO for nearly 20 years. Since the establishment in 1899, the NEC has built a rich history of technological innovations, by continually offering better products and services both for Japan and the world. Dec 2, 2014

Singer Kumar Sanu joins BJP, says will serve poor not contest elections

New Delhi, Dec 02 (ANI): Bollywood playback singer Kumar Sanu on Tuesday joined the BJP in New Delhi. Sanu in the presence of BJP President Amit Shah said that he is a big fan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi because of the work he is doing. Sanu also said that he will concentrate towards working for the welfare of poor and under privileged. He also claimed that he will never contest elections or become a leader. Dec 2, 2014

Opposition parties accuse Modi government of U-turn on poll promises

New Delhi, Dec 02 (ANI): Congress on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led ruling BJP government and said it took a U-turn on its polls promises made during general elections. Meanwhile, a leader of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Sitaram Yechury, said it was a good thing that other parties were realizing double standards of the BJP. However, a BJP leader Anurag Thakur said that Rahul Gandhi was just doing a drama. Dec 2, 2014

Politicos react on Ranjit Sinha's retirement

New Delhi, Dec 02 (ANI): Politicos on Tuesday hoped that the new CBI chief would be capable enough to lead the federal investigating agency. As CBI chief Ranjit Sinha retires on Tuesday, a high powered committee of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjuna Kharge and Chief Justice of India HL Dattu will meet to decide on a new officer to head country's premier investigating agency. Dec 2, 2014

Dutch retirement home breaks boundaries and age divide

An innovative retirement home in The Netherlands has opened its doors to students who live on site and help elderly residents in return for free lodgings while they carry out their studies. Duration: 02:37 Dec 2, 2014