• obama encourages best and brightest to stay in us

    Obama encourages 'best and brightest' to stay in US

    World | Nov 22, 2014, 12:58 PM IST

    Washington: Referring to the innovative and entrepreneurial skills of immigrants, in particular Indians, US President Barack Obama has pushed for immigration reform to encourage the best and the brightest to stay in America and not

  • ro khanna gives tough fight to congressman honda

    Ro Khanna gives tough fight to Congressman Honda

    World | Nov 06, 2014, 09:23 AM IST

    Washington: Running a high-voltage campaign and having earned the support of top Silicon Valley donors and corporate executives, young Indian-American Ro Khanna could be on the verge of creating history.In the Congressional elections held Tuesday,

  • michelle obama campaigns against ro khanna

    Michelle Obama campaigns against Ro Khanna

    World | Oct 31, 2014, 01:04 PM IST

    Washington: First Lady Michelle Obama has batted for Congressman Mike Honda against fellow Democrat Indian-American Ro Khanna for a Silicon Valley seat to the US House of Representatives to which elections are due next week. 

  • what is google building out in san francisco bay

    What is Google building out in San Francisco Bay?

    Nov 05, 2013, 10:51 PM IST

    New Delhi: San Francisco's mayor says he doesn't know what it is. Police say it's not their jurisdiction. And government inspectors are sworn to secrecy. Google is erecting a four-story structure in the heart of

  • steve jobs home named historical site

    Steve Jobs' home named historical site

    Oct 30, 2013, 08:51 PM IST

    Los Altos, California: The Silicon Valley home where Apple co-founder Steve Jobs grew up and built some of his first computers is now on the city's list of historic properties.The historical commission in the city

  • silicon valley area hub becomes factory town

    Silicon Valley-area hub becomes factory town

    May 19, 2013, 02:24 PM IST

    Fremont, May 19: In a busy factory, machinists move sheets of aluminum roll in the back door to be molded, stamped, twisted and notched into high-tech electric cars that sell for more than $60,000 each.Down

  • oxford university gets 116 million donation

    Oxford University gets $116 million donation

    World | Jul 11, 2012, 09:48 PM IST

    London, Jul 11: Oxford University says a Silicon Valley venture capitalist has donated 75 million pounds ($116 million) to help poor students attend the prestigious institution.The money is a gift from Sequoia Capital president Michael

  • indians celebrate wc win across the world

    Indians Celebrate WC Win Across The World

    Cricket | Apr 03, 2011, 06:58 PM IST

    Toronto/Washington/London, Apr 3: Indians across the world broke into a frenzied celebration after the World Cup Cricket win by the “Men in Blue” amid joyous scenes marked by nationalistic fervour in foreign land.Cars drove up