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India may become 1st nation using LED for all lights by 2019: Piyush Goyal

Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said India will probably be the first country in the world to use LEDs for all lighting needs by 2019, which would help the nation save over Rs 40,000 crore a year.

Aug 16, 2017, 19:41 PM IST

'First flat lens opens a broad world of colour'

The ability to control the chromatic dispersion of flat lenses broadens their applications and introduces new applications that have not yet been possible.

Feb 14, 2017, 00:16 AM IST

Scientists find novel method to make brighter green LEDs

A team of researchers has found a new method for making brighter and more efficient green light-emitting diodes (LEDs), which may pave the way for developing advanced solid-state lighting.

Jul 31, 2016, 00:08 AM IST

Goa bans use of LED lights by fishing trawlers

The fishermen have been demanding a ban on fishing with the help of LED lights which attract large numbers of fish.

May 13, 2016, 12:16 PM IST

UJALA will be implemented across country by 2019: Piyush Goyal

The Centre's ambitious National LED programme -- Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) -- will be implemented across the country by 2019, Minister for Power and Coal, Piyush Goyal said on Saturday.

Apr 30, 2016, 18:04 PM IST

This incandescent light bulb could be as energy efficient as LED

Scientists at MIT may have created a way to make an incandescent light bulb as energy efficient as an LED, according to their report published in Nature Nanotechnology.

Jan 18, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

Scientists create cheaper, high performing LED

Researchers at Florida State University have developed a new type of light-emitting diode, or LED that could lead to cheaper, brighter and mass produced lights and displays in the future.

Nov 18, 2015, 15:41 PM IST

Using LED light to treat Alzheimer's disease

Light-induced treatments using organic photosensitisers have advantages to managing the treatment in time and area. 

Nov 16, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Artificial skin to give people with prosthetics sense of touch

Researchers have developed a new artificial skin that can 'feel' similar to the way a fingertip senses pressure, and may help people perceive sensation in their prosthetic limbs.

Nov 09, 2015, 18:37 PM IST

Delhi Cantonment to replace convention lights with LED

 Delhi Cantonment has decided to go greener by replacing 15,000 conventional street lights with smart LEDs in next six months that will help in the reduction of 8,000 tonne of carbon dioxide emission per annum.

Sep 14, 2015, 20:35 PM IST

LED lights that talk to each other

 Disney researchers have created a novel networking technology that makes it possible for LED lights not only to communicate with each other but to do so in a way that is compatible with internet and its technical protocols.

Sep 13, 2015, 20:49 PM IST

Cheaper, better LED technology on the way

Scientists including one of Indian origin have developed a new highly efficient and low cost light emitting diode that could help spur more widespread adoption of the LED technology.

Aug 29, 2015, 16:29 PM IST

Eon Electric wins contract for LED streetlights

High-tech electrical products manufacturer Eon Electric has won contracts worth Rs.51 crore for installing light emitting diode (LED) street lights at Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh and in Jodhpur city of Rajasthan, the company has announced.

Jul 10, 2015, 15:53 PM IST

Hong Kong students develop germ-free door handle

Two high school students in Hong Kong have built a door handle that kills germs to prevent the spread of disease through hand contact.

Jun 24, 2015, 18:59 PM IST

A new WiFi technology that delivers 10 times the speeds

WiFi is all set to be 10 times faster thanks to an assist from a LED-based system that can up transmission bandwidth by a tidy 10x.

Apr 28, 2015, 00:41 AM IST

New LED tech boosts Wi-Fi bandwidth tenfold

The technology could be integrated with existing WiFi systems to reduce bandwidth problems in crowded locations, such as airport terminals or coffee shops, and in homes where several people have multiple WiFi devices.

Apr 21, 2015, 13:20 PM IST

Himachal CM launches energy saving programme

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday launched a state-wide LED promotional programme for conserving energy.

Apr 15, 2015, 19:02 PM IST

BJP sets up LED screen giving info on membership drive at HQ

With its membership drive extended by a month, BJP has installed a digital screen outside its party headquarters giving the number of new members enrolled and missed calls received.

Apr 01, 2015, 22:17 PM IST

Indian LED industry set to touch Rs 21,600 cr by 2020

The market size of Indian LED industry may touch Rs 21,600 crore by 2020 on the back of government's decision to switch to LED for all street lamps and public space lighting, an industry official said.

Jan 18, 2015, 16:47 PM IST

LED street lights to save Rs 1,000 crore in national capital

Earlier this week, the government launched the national LED lighting programme that would initially cover 100 cities.

Jan 09, 2015, 22:56 PM IST