• India 'far away' from having smart cities: Narayana Murthy

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    1: MUMBAI: Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy has said engineers prefer bigger cities+ for work, even as he rued that India is "far, far away" from having smart cities, one of the flagship programmes of the government+ . "In my own company, we have built development centres+ in Mysore, Bhubaneshwar, Thiruvanantapuram... These are not rural centres, second-tier cities+ . They are not occupied more than 50 per cent," he said at an event here last week. "Nobody wants to go there. Everybody wants to be in Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Noida. That is the reality," he said, while replyin...Read More


  • President’s address to the nation on the eve of India’s 70th Independence Day

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    1: Fellow citizens: 1. On the eve of sixty-ninth anniversary of our Independence, I extend warm greetings to all my brothers and sisters in the country and abroad. 2. As we celebrate our seventieth Independence Day, I respectfully bow to the heroes of our independence struggle - known and unknown - who fought, suffered and sacrificed their lives to win freedom for us. Mahatma Gandhi’s luminous leadership finally made the British Quit India in 1947. When we gained independence in 1947, nobody believed that India will survive as a democracy. Yet, seven decades later, one and a quarter bil...Read More


  • Two Indian teenagers among finalists in Google Science Fair

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    1: New Delhi: Two teenagers from India are among the 16 global finalists for the sixth annual "Google Science Fair 2016" and they will now compete for the $50,000 scholarship, as announced by the US tech giant Google on Friday. Shriyank, 16, from National Public School, Bengaluru, has submitted his project titled “KeepTab: A novel way to aid memory with deep learning algorithms!” KeepTab is a wearable device-based solution which uses a cloud-based deep learning framework to aid human memory recall the location of day-to-day objects. Mansha Fatima,15, a junior at Sadhu Vaswani Internati...Read More


  • We walk the path that Vajpayee took when it comes to Kashmir: PM Modi

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    1: Expressing concern over the unrest in Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it's sad to see boys in the Valley who should be holding laptops, bats, balls in their hands are carrying stones instead. Expressing concern over the unrest in Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it’s sad to see boys in the Valley who should be holding laptops, bats, balls in their hands are carrying stones instead. Modi said that Kashmir wants peace and Centre will help provide all help to restore it in the Valley. “Kashmir, which we give so much love to, some people there are cau...Read More


  • China blocked India's NSG bid, however currently desires assistance on South China ocean

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    1: BEIJING: Chinese government minister Wang Lolo is visiting Republic of India on a three-day tour from August twelve. Wang would try and build efforts geared toward guaranteeing that Prime Minister Narendra Modi don't be part of alternative countries in raising the disputed issue of South China ocean throughout the forthcoming G20 meeting in early Sep. China is very disquieted that many countries as well as the United States+ would raise the difficulty when a world assembly rejecting Beijing's claims over possession of a lot of of the ocean space recently. The ruling came when Philippine...Read More