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  • Five, including Karnataka MLA, die in Andhra Pradesh train accident

    A Member of India's Legislative Assembly (MLA) Venkatesh Nayak and four others were killed on Monday morning when an express train and a granite-laden truck collided at a level crossing in Andhra Pradesh state's Anantapur area, said a report published on Hindustan Times...

    At least 25 people are reported to have been injured in this second fatal railway accident this month, which took place in Madakasira — more than 450km from...

  • Hopes on hold for model Andhra capital

    AMARAVATI: It promised to be “an Indian city like no other” — a modern, leafy metropolis modelled on Singapore, where citizens would enjoy parks and rivers and breathe air unrivalled in freshness...

    A staggering $15 billion is needed to transform Amaravati from a few shiny buildings, villages and thousands of acres of agricultural land into the envisioned capital of Andhra Pradesh, one of India’s largest states...

  • Silicon Valley has become a dream factory

    Whatever you call what is happening — a boom, a bubble or a flood of money into what was known as new technology before the ‘new’ became redundant — has augmented the city’s reality...

    Once, there was a gaping divide between southern and northern California — between Hollywood and Silicon Valley...

  • Silicon Valley needs old-fashioned HR know-how to tackle harassment

    As new revelations tumbled out last week about sexual harassment allegations against a venture capitalist in Silicon Valley, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock Partners venture capitalist Reid Hoffman wrote a widely read post calling for people in his industry to adopt a “#DecencyPledge...

    ”He isn’t the only one in Silicon Valley to recognise this lack of accountability...

  • The China ‘whisperers’ who get deals done in Silicon Valley

    SAN FRANCISCO: When Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick wanted advice about whom to hire to run his ride-hailing business in China, he asked Carmen Chang, a longtime Silicon Valley lawyer and investor who had helped a previous generation of tech companies navigate that murky territory...

    When Lyft, Uber’s smaller rival, needed an entree into China, the company’s president turned to another Silicon Valley insider who shuttles between...

  • Modi heads to Silicon Valley chasing a digital dream

    NEW DELHI: He has 30 million fans on Facebook and tweets multiple times a day ? but as Narendra Modi visits Silicon Valley this weekend, it is Indian technology that will be centre-screen...

    "What better way to accelerate the progress than to build strong ties with the technology capital of the world: Silicon Valley?" he said...

  • Why doesn’t India have its own Silicon Valley?

    WHEN India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Silicon Valley this weekend, he’ll meet some of the most influential, innovative and wealthy Indians in the world...

    Indeed, one study found that 15 per cent of all Silicon Valley start-ups in 2012 were led by Indians, even though they comprised only 6 per cent of the area’s population...

  • India's Modi meets with US tech titans in Silicon Valley

    SAN FRANCISCO: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a two-day trip to Silicon Valley on Saturday with a visit to "green" car maker Tesla Motors Inc and a meeting with Apple Inc's CEO, Tim Cook...

    Much of Modi's agenda will also focus on connecting with Silicon Valley's Indian diaspora...

  • Palestinian teens reach finals of Silicon Valley app pitch

    Four Palestinian high school friends are heading to California this week to pitch their mobile app about fire prevention to Silicon Valley's tech leaders, after winning a slot in the finals of a worldwide competition among more than 19,000 teenage girls...

    “We are excited to be in the most prestigious IT community in the world, Silicon Valley, where we can meet interesting people and see how the new world works...

  • PM’s Rs500m package to make Hyderabad modern city: governor

    KARACHI: Sindh Gover­nor Mohammad Zubair said on Friday the Rs500 million development package anno­u­n­ced by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would prove to be a catalyst in the modernisation of Hyderabad, the second largest city of the province...

    He said at a meeting with Hyderabad Mayor Tay­yab Hashmi and Deputy Mayor Sohail Mashhadi at Gover­nor House that the fed­eral government belie­v­ed in equal development and economic agenda for...

  • ‘Hyderabad city has lost its character’

    An IAS officer of the 1955 batch who retired as chief secretary of a united Andhra Pradesh, he is considered an authority on Hyderabad — its history and culture — and has 14 books to his credit...

    His books on the founder of Hyderabad, the Nizami city, the cantonment of Secunderabad, its rockscape, the jewels of the Nizam or the coffee table book on its foremost photographer, Raja Deendayal, all reveal the depths of his attachment...

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