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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

    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...

    Andhra once had another capital — the booming tech and business powerhouse of Hyderabad, which pulses with IT know-how and a startup culture...

  • Google to use balloons to provide Puerto Rico cell service

    WASHINGTON: The US Federal Communications Commission said late on Friday it had approved Alphabet Inc’s application to provide emergency cellular service to Puerto Rico through balloons...

    Alphabet, which annou­nced its Project Loon in 2013 to use solar-powered, high-altitude balloons to provide internet service in remote regions, said in an FCC filing it was working to “support licensed mobile carriers’ restoration of limited...

  • Google 'Loon' Internet balloons to take flight over Indonesia

    SAN FRANCISCO: Google will next year step up testing of its Internet-beaming helium balloons in the stratosphere after striking deals with three Indonesian mobile network operators, it said Wednesday...

    The ambitious "Project Loon" is aimed at delivering Internet connections to remote or impoverished areas worldwide using a floating network of thousands of the high-tech balloons...

  • Cash business balloons to Rs4.8tr

    KARACHI: Businesses operating outside the banking net seem to be flourishing in the country...

    This is reflected by the substantially reduced collection of withholding tax on banking transactions in 2016
  • Debt servicing balloons by 11pc in July-Nov

    KARACHI: The government paid Rs598 billion in domestic debt servicing in July-November 2017, registering a year-on-year growth of 11 per cent, according to the Monetary Policy Information Compendium that the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) issued on Jan 26...

    Growing debt servicing is a sign of increasing debt stocks as the government relies heavily on borrowing for budgetary support and development expenditure
  • Astronomy: The summer night sky

    AT any time of the night, in any season, when the sky is free from pollution, mist droplets or city lights — or glow of any other kind (even the lunar) one can see around three thousand stars of variant brightness...

    This of course does not include those multitudinous stars that lie embedded in that arm of the Milky Way, our own parent galaxy that passes far overhead from the north of the sky and snakes across the southerly...

  • Britain eyes wider probe on Sky takeover

    LONDON: Britain on Tuesday said it may widen its probe into the planned takeover of pan-European satellite TV giant Sky by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox entertainment group...

    While the blockbuster deal has already raised concerns about the influence of the Australian-born US tycoon over Britain’s media landscape, industry observers are also worried that the controversial reporting style of Murdoch’s Fox News channel could be...

  • Crime rate sky-high

    THE crime rate in my town is now beyond description...

    The life of the people has become miserable due to crimes like car snatching, robbing money on gunpoint, etc
  • Froome in control despite Sky’s near miss

    On Sunday, BMC Racing clocked 32 minutes 15 seconds to beat Sky by one second and Froome now leads American Tejay van Garderen by 12 seconds overall and Belgian rider Greg Van Avermaet — another BMC rider — by 27 seconds...

    The battle between BMC and Sky was neck-and-neck for 20km with the two level at the first time check and then Sky ahead by 1sec at the second...

  • Froome extends Team Sky deal

    LONDON: Britain’s two-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome has extended his contract with Team Sky until 2018, the British team said on Tuesday...

    “Team Sky have been fundamental to my success to date, so it was a very easy decision to commit to the team until the end of 2018,” Froome said...

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