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  • Apple opens map development office in India's Hyderabad

    NEW DELHI: Apple said Thursday it will open a development office in Hyderabad, as its chief executive Tim Cook continued his India charm offensive with an investment boon to one of the country's top technology hubs...

    Local government ministers in Telangana state, of which Hyderabad is the capital, expressed their delight on Twitter at the new centre, a partnership with local software firm RMSI...

  • Malaysia renegotiating terms of ‘One Belt, One Road’ rail project

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is haggling over the terms of a $14 billion rail deal with its Chinese partners and can reduce its ballooning national debts by $50bn by doing away with mega projects, its prime minister said in an interview published on Saturday...

    82bn) East Coast Rail Link – the largest such project in the country and a major part of Beijing’s One Belt, One Road (Obor) infrastructure push – started last year...

  • Malaysia resumes China-backed rail project

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia on Thursday restarted a $10-billion, China-backed rail project that is part of Beijing’s global infrastructure drive following its suspension last year when a corruption-plagued government was ejected from power...

    The project, part of China’s $1-trillion Belt and Road Initiative, was among several Beijing-financed infrastructure initiatives put on hold in Malaysia after last year’s defeat of a long-ruling...

  • Wrong map: PU teacher suspended

    LAHORE: Punjab University’s Institute of Education and Research (IER) Assistant Professor Dr Abida Nasreen has been suspended from service for three months for publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex...

    PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on Monday took notice of the publication of wrong map of Pakistan on a flex in which Azad Kashmir was not shown part of the country...

  • Myanmar's startups map past, shape future with virtual reality

    Gasps echo across the hall as the Myanmar school kids trial virtual reality goggles, marvelling at a device that allows some of Asia's poorest people to walk on the moon or dive beneath the waves...

    “In Myanmar, we can't afford much to bring students to the real world experience,” beamed Hla Hla Win, a teacher and tech entrepreneur taking virtual reality into the classroom
  • Road map to bring electric vehicles to local roads

    KARACHI: The Ministry of Science and Technology has taken the initiative for “engineering foresight” to gear up auto assemblers and parts makers for new challenges, especially electric vehicles (EVs)...

    Various countries including the United States and India have already unveiled their plans for introducing EVs
  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    “The ban has been imposed for five days and it was done on instructions of an inter-ministerial committee, who took cognisance of an incorrect map of India in which the channel showed parts of Kashmir in Pakistan and China,” the official told AFP on condition of anonymity...

    The Indian government in 2011 ordered The Economist magazine to cover up a map of disputed borders in Kashmir...

  • More than lines on a map

    THE candid admission by the leadership that the National Action Plan (NAP) rollout has serious impediments in its path is worrying...

    The businessman in the prime minister saw this quickly and, according to media reports, initiated individual briefings by key members of his project team so the fears of being physically marginalised, bypassed by the economic corridor of the leaders belonging to the smaller provinces were allayed... ...

  • Map of resistance

    INVISIBLE to the frenzied world of urban dwellers, and anchored in the rural hinterlands of Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe, live communities of peasants — small farmers, tenants, sharecroppers — joined together in their tumultuous fight against forces bent upon usurping their rights to land, to produce and to continue their way of life...

    La Via Campesina (literally ‘the peasant way’) is a unique international labour movement...
  • Blackstone, SoftBank deals put Saudi wealth fund on map

    The Public Investment Fund, or PIF, is at the centre of Saudi Arabia’s efforts to diversify revenue away from oil under an economic transformation plan known as Vision 2030...

    ”The Public Investment Fund is at the centre of Saudi Arabia’s efforts to diversify revenue away from oil under an economic transformation plan known as Vision 2030The PIF’s deal making has quickened this year as it seeks to increase the proportion of foreign...

  • Smokers’ Corner: The map man

    ’ Though he doesn’t attach any date or year to this, but with the help of a map (titled ‘Pakistan at the Dawn of History’), he explains how the civilisations that first emerged beside the mighty Indus and those that sprang up around the banks of River Ganges were somewhat separate...

    This he also explains with the help of a map...

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