Updated on Oct 21, 2020 00:12:24

 

Home > World News > California

 

02-Sep-2020 Santa Clara (California)

Intel unveils 11th Gen Core processors for thin, light laptops

To power the next generation of thin and light laptops in the productivity era, chip giant Intel on Wednesday launched 11th Gen Core processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics.Code named 'Tiger Lake', the new mobile PC chips come with capabilities for real-world...

16-Jun-2019 Menlo Park (California)

Towards a happier, less nastier Facebook

Passive use, loneliness and the agony of social comparisons are some of the "ills" being battled on social media and Facebook's answer to these are: easier ways to comment  back, a dating feature and a time tracker to check overuse.During the International...

13-Jun-2019 Menlo Park (California)

Facebook COO Sandberg promises to weed out bad content

Grappling with the best and the worst of humanity, a quarterly transparency report from next year and content regulations are some of the steps listed by Facebook's Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sheryl Sandberg to deal with major content concerns and privacy issues.Committed...

20-May-2019 San Diego

Drinking coffee does improve bowel movement

Drinking coffee keeps the bowels moving because it changes gut bacteria and improves ability of intestines to contract, find researchers.Researchers, feeding rats coffee and also mixing it with gut bacteria in petri dishes, found that coffee suppressed bacteria...

01-May-2019 Cupertino (California)

India manufacturing, retail top priority: Tim Cook

Reiterating that India is an important market for Apple, CEO Tim Cook said the current iPhone manufacturing will see maximum growth in days to come amid the renewed push to open its branded retail stores in the country.In an earnings call with analysts after declaring...

30-Jul-2018 Redding (California)

6 killed, 7 missing as California wildfire rages

At least six people have died in a deadly fire that has ravaged a large swathe of California and continues to grow amid dry weather conditions severely hampering efforts to control the blaze.The Carr fire was just 17 per cent contained on Sunday night,...

12-Sep-2017 Berkeley

'Absolutely ready' to be PM candidate for 2019 : Rahul Gandhi

Choosing foreign soil, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has declared he is "absolutely ready" to be the party's prime ministerial candidate for the 2019 general elections.However, he made it clear that the decision has to be finally approved by the party....

20-Jun-2017 California

Indian Delegation at 2017 BIO International Convention

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) BIO 2017 is being held in the San Diego Convention Centre, San Diego from 19th June t0 22nd June, 2017. The Indian delegation taking part in the BIO 2017, is being led by Shri Y S Chowdary, Minister of State...

24-Oct-2016 Los Angeles

13 dead, 31 injured in tour bus crash in California

At least 13 persons were killed and 31 injured after a tour bus and big rig collided in Southern California on Sunday morning, local authorities said.The tour bus had crashed into the big rig's trailer near Palm Springs, about 100 miles east of Los Angeles....

09-Oct-2016 Sacramento (California)

The Indian connect to California walnuts

Walnut farmer Sarabjit (Sarb) Johl was 13 when he migrated with his parents to the US in the early 1960s. Today, he presides over a 1,000 acre farm and a growers' collective that recorded exports of $20 million last year. The icing on the cake, as it were,...

28-Sep-2016 Palo Alto (California)

HP Labs turns 50, reveals 30-year plan for countries like India

Rapid urbanisation, changing demographics, hyper globalisation and accelerated innovation will shape the future of technology in the next 30 years for countries like India and HP is ready to address these with its advanced research centre HP Labs, a tops executive...

30-Aug-2016 California (US)

US based IMRC condoles death of A.R.Kidwai

The US based Indian Muslim Relief and Charities on Monday condoled the death of former parliamentarian and Governor A. R. Kidwai.In a message, the Executive Director of IMRC said that A. R. Kidwai holds a special place with IMRC and remembered fondly for...

21-Jul-2016 California

IMRC announces 2 week Youth Volunteer Trip to India

IMRC (Indian Muslim Relief and Charities) is organizing a 2 week youth volunteer trip to India whose dates will be announced soon.As part of the trip volunteers will be visiting, spending quality time and learning about Islam in India.The volunteers will...

08-Jun-2016 Pasadena (California)

Will play for Colombia until I am crippled: James Rodriguez

Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez who fought pain to net a winner and send his side to the Copa America quarter-finals said he will always be committed to his country.The Real Madrid man was hurt during Tuesday's encounter at the Rose Bowl against Paraguay...

08-Jun-2016 Pasadena (California)

Colombia advance to quarter-finals with 2-1 win vs Paraguay

Colombia were inspired by captain James Rodriguez and two critical saves from goalkeeper David Ospina to hold off Paraguay 2-1 and become the first team to book passage into the Copa America Centenario football quarter-finals.Rodriguez was Colombia's catalyst,...

30-May-2016

$1 tn extra GDP by 2020 - If all Indians get online

Four of five Indians could afford the internet if data costs fell by 66 percent, according to a Facebook-commissioned report on Internet access. But Indian telecom operators already run data services at a 11 percent loss, making cost-cutting difficult.The...

01-Apr-2016 San Jose (California)

Tesla Motors to launch electric car in India

Luxury electric car maker Tesla Motors, the facility of which Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited in Silicon Valley last year, has identified India as a market for one of its most affordable models that has a price tag of $35,000, said a top company official."Adding...

21-Mar-2016 Indian Wells (US)

Male tennis players should earn more than females: Novak Djokovic

Tennis World No.1 Novak Djokovic believes that male tennis players should earn more money than their female counterparts, considering the fact that more people watch their matches.Earlier, Raymond Moore chief executive of the Indian Wells tournament, said the...

20-Mar-2016 Indian Wells (California)

Djokovic defeats improved Nadal to reach Indian Wells final

World No.1 tennis star Novak Djokovic won a hard-fought first set that lasted well over an hour before asserting full control in a 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 victory over Spain's Rafael Nadal at the BNP Paribas Open.Djokovic had won the last five matches against Nadal...

19-Mar-2016 Indian Wells

Nadal downs Nishikori to reach Indian Wells semis

Spain's Rafael Nadal advanced to the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open with a convincing 6-4, 6-3 victory over Japan's Kei Nishikori here.The 14-time Grand Slam champion appeared to be in trouble when he conceded an early break against his in-form rival here...

17-Mar-2016 Indian Wells (California)

Bachelot's doping claims should not spark French-Spain 'war': Rafael Nadal

Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal urged on Thursday that the controversy over French former sports minister Roselyne Bachelot's doping accusations should not be turned into a war between France and Spain."I do not seek to turn the unfortunate words of a lady...

14-Mar-2016 Indian Wells

Djokovic advances after Fratangelo scare

World No.1 Novak Djokovic has qualified for the third round of the Indian Wells tennis tournament after a hard-fought 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 win against the 149-ranked American Bjorn Fratangelo.Djokovic, who is looking to become the first player to win the tournament...

13-Mar-2016 Indian Wells

Murray advances, Muguruza falls at Indian Wells

British tennis star Andy Murray beat Spain's Marcel Granollers to advance to the third round of Indian Wells 6-4, 7-6 (7-3)."It was very different conditions to what I have been practicing and playing in in the past five weeks, against a tough, unorthodox player,"...

10-Mar-2016 California

I am a completely clean guy: Rafael Nadal

Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal said on Thursday that he is a "completely clean guy" and denied having used performance-enhancing drugs.The 29-year-old was asked about his reaction to Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova's failed drug test and he took the opportunity...

15-Feb-2016 San Jose (California)

Kamal Haasan meets extended family on US trip

Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who is currently in the US, made a pit-stop here on Monday to meet members of his extended family."All Haasan boys except Mr. Charuhasan. R to L. Chandrahasan, Nirmal Haasan, Siddharth Haasan and Me K. Haasan. San Jose (sic)," Haasan posted...

25-Jan-2016 La Quinta (California)

Golfer Lahiri finishes tied 28th at CareerBuilder Challenge

Leading Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri carded one-under 71 and dropped nine positions to finish tied 28th in the fourth and final round of the $5,800,000 CareerBuilder Challenge at the PGA West's TPC Stadium Course here.World No.41 Lahiri, who was tied 19th after...

28-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

After deep connect with Silicon Valley, Modi heads back to New York

Prime Minister Narendra Modi departed late Sunday from the Makkah of global technology, the Silicon Valley, leaving it rather impressed with his digital initiatives over a 36-hour whirlwind tour -- back to the citadel of global diplomacy and geopolitics in...

28-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

There is no good or bad terrorism, Modi at SAP Centre

Terrorism cannot be defined as good or bad terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said and took a dig at the UN, saying if the world body takes so long to define terrorism how will it uproot the menace.Addressing a cheering Indian community at the SAP Centre,...

28-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

Narendra Modi announces New Delhi-San Francisco direct flights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced direct flights between New Delhi and San Francisco thrice a week from December 2 this year.He made the announcement at the SAP Centre here.Modi said from December 2, Air India will run direct flights thrice a week from...

28-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

Narendra Modi tells diaspora 21st century is India's century

With a sea change in India's image thanks to 1.2 billion Indians, people are saying that the 21st century belongs to India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told a mammoth crowd of Indian diaspora here."Everybody agrees the 21st century is the century of Asia....

28-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

Narendra Modi outlines JAM initiative

Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined the JAM initiative to uproot corruption in the country by linking the Jan Dhan Yojana bank accounts with the Aadhar cards and with Mobile governance."PM @narendramodi explains the JAM concept. Jan Dhan financial inclusion...

28-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

See vibrant picture of India in California: Narendra Modi at SAP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told cheering Indian community members at the SAP Centre that he was seeing a "vibrant picture" of India in California with the tech experts."I am coming here after 25 years. I see a lot of change here...I see a vibrant picture...

28-Sep-2015 San Jose

Narendra Modi comes to spin the East Coast magic on West Coast

Hoping to recreate the magic of New York's Madison Square Garden on the West coast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the San Jose's SAP Centre to address a mammoth crowd of Indian diaspora.The organisers have promised that Sunday night's Silicon Valley...

28-Sep-2015 San Jose

Narendra Modi meets California governor, founder of Khan Academy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met with California Governor Edmund Brown and later with Salman Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, a non-profit educational organization."Deepening ties with California, this time on the official side: Governor Edmund...

28-Sep-2015 San Jose

Narendra Modi meets US energy secretary, attends roundtable

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held a meeting with US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz after which he attended a roundtable on renewable energy hosted by Stanford University."Discussing India - US collaboration in renewable energy. PM @narendramodi meets...

28-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

Narendra Modi wants India-US to 'Konnect' via start-ups

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday had a glimpse into the future of his latest per project of promoting and fostering entrepreneurship when he visited the "India-US Startup Konnect 2015" exposition here that is showcasing India's strengths in the startup...

28-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

After Facebook, Narendra Modi visits 'Google Guru'

After his townhall style question-answer session at Facebook, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited the Google headquarters for an interaction with CEO Sundar Pichai, and Google co-founders Larry Page and Eric Schmidt."It's a visit to Google Guru,...

28-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

Narendra Modi visits Google headquarters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited the Google headquarters and interacted with CEO Sundar Pichai, and Google co-founder Larry Page and former CEO Eric Schmidt."A is for Alphabet. PM @narendramodi at @Google headquarters, with Larry Page @sundarpichai...

27-Sep-2015 Menlo Park (California)

Narendra Modi gets emotional while recalling mother's hardships

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday became emotional while recalling the hardships his mother had to undergo, including washing utensils in neighbours' homes, to bring up her children.Answering a question about the role of his mother at the Facebook townhall...

27-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

Dream to make India $20 trillion economy: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he dreamt of making India a $20 trillion economy and that he was pleasantly surprised by the change of perception about his country in a short period of time.Attending a question and answer 'town-hall' session with...

27-Sep-2015 Menlo Park (California)

Narendra Modi arrives at FB headquarters for town hall meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived at the Facebook headquarters for a town hall interaction."A morning that befits our virtual future. PM @narendramodi arrives at @facebook received by CEO Mark Zuckerberg," tweeted external affairs ministry spokesperson...

27-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

Casual Silicon Valley goes formal for Narendra Modi

The red carpet that was spread for Narendra Modi came special delivery courtesy the State Department to give a formal welcome to the prime minister in the notoriously casual Silicon Valley, local media reported.The five feet wide and 30 feet long red nylon...

27-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

Narendra Modi meets Satya Nadella, Sundar Pichai in Silicon Valley

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a whirlwind tour of Silicon Valley met America's top tech leaders including Microsoft's Satya Nadella, Google's Sundar Pichai, and Apple's Tim Cook before heading for a digital economy dinner with 350 business leaders.Modi,...

27-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

Attacked poverty by using tech power: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government "attacked poverty by using power of networks and mobile phones".Speaking at the Digital India Dinner here, Modi said: "Since my government came to office we attacked poverty by using power of networks...

27-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

Narendra Modi tours Tesla Motors, meets Indian diaspora

Tesla Motors' iconic CEO Elon Musk on Saturday gave Prime Minister Narendra Modi a tour of the company's trend-setting electric car plant in Palo Alto as he arrived here for a tech tour of Silicon Valley.Modi, on a 36 hour whirlwind tour of Silicon Valley...

27-Sep-2015 San Jose (California)

Narendra Modi interacts with Indian community in Silicon Valley

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his tour of Silicon valley with an interaction with the Indian-American community as he arrived here to give a strong push to his drive for technological innovation in India.Singer Kailash Kher shared the stage with Modi...

27-Sep-2015 San Jose

Narendra Modi reaches San Jose

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday landed in this California city, termed the capital of the Silicon Valley, on the second leg of his US visit."Namaste California! PM @narendramodi arrives in San Jose, for a tech-startup-energy-diaspora oriented weekend,"...

18-Apr-2015 Sacramento

Gas line explosion injures 11 in California

At least 11 people were injured in a gas line explosion in the central California city of Fresno, media reported.The explosion occurred at the Fresno County Sheriff's gun range on Friday, a county official said.He said a work crew which included county...

view more >>

 

 

 

Photo Gallery

 

 

Video Gallery