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Two-Day Global Digital Summit in Kerala to brings together professionals and tech leaders from across the world
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Two-Day Global Digital Summit in Kerala to brings together professionals and tech leaders from across the world

Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft and Joseph Sirosh, Head of AI of the company will lend their presence through video conference at the summit in Kerala.

Your Mumbai-Pune travel will take just 20 minutes if hyperloop mode of transport is put in place; read how
Business

Your Mumbai-Pune travel will take just 20 minutes if hyperloop mode of transport is put in place; read how

The first hyperloop route in India will link central Pune with the megapolis as well as the Navi Mumbai international airport

Arvind Kejriwal says 'transportation, pollution, traffic' to be AAP govt's focus in 2018
India

Arvind Kejriwal says 'transportation, pollution, traffic' to be AAP govt's focus in 2018

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the city government would focus on transportation, pollution and traffic in 2018, identifying them as crucial areas for the AAP dispensation.

Telangana startup incubator T-Hub launches Smart Mobility and Transportation Cluster
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Telangana startup incubator T-Hub launches Smart Mobility and Transportation Cluster

According to a release issued by T-hub, this initiative will work towards enhancing mobility while reducing congestion, air pollution and road traffic.

GST: Finance ministry notifies e-way bill rules, likely to be implemented from 1 October
Business

GST: Finance ministry notifies e-way bill rules, likely to be implemented from 1 October

Under the e-way mechanism, all goods worth over Rs 50,000 will have to be pre-registered online before they are moved for sale beyond 10 km

To counter China's OBOR, India inks UN pact to access transnational multi-modal connectivity
India

To counter China's OBOR, India inks UN pact to access transnational multi-modal connectivity

India on Monday joined the United Nations Transports Internationaux Routiers (TIR) Convention, the international customs transit system, to counter OBOR.

Exempt roads, railways from GST due to long gestation period, negative returns: Assocham tells govt
Business

Exempt roads, railways from GST due to long gestation period, negative returns: Assocham tells govt

In a note submitted to the finance ministry, Assocham suggested that to avoid accumulation of input tax credit with the contractors, a similar exemption should be granted in GST on direct procurements made by the contractors for such projects.

Agitating SAD-BJP MLAs take seat as Amarinder Singh warns of 'revealing' names who got sand contracts
Politics

Agitating SAD-BJP MLAs take seat as Amarinder Singh warns of 'revealing' names who got sand contracts

Opposition SAD and BJP MLAs, who disrupted Punjab Assembly proceedings on Friday by storming the Well and raising anti-government slogans, went back to their seats after Chief Minister Amarinder Singh "warned" of revealing names who have got sand mining contracts

Mumbai Metro to tie-up with Google to provide details about service
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Mumbai Metro to tie-up with Google to provide details about service

Reliance Infrastructures Mumbai Metro on Friday announced a tie-up with Google to provide details and information about the service, an official spokesperson said here.

SpaceX, Hyperloop winners set up test center in Netherlands
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SpaceX, Hyperloop winners set up test center in Netherlands

The Dutch team that won this year's edition of the competition held by entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX to develop superfast hyperloop transport technology is setting up a full-scale testing centre for the technology.

HC directs Rajasthan government to install scanners at highway toll plazas to check cattle smuggling
India

HC directs Rajasthan government to install scanners at highway toll plazas to check cattle smuggling

The Rajasthan High Court on Thursday directed the state government to immediately install scanners at all highway toll plazas to check smuggling of cattle.

Hyperloop One enters India, proposes super-fast transportation system to the country
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Hyperloop One enters India, proposes super-fast transportation system to the country

Hyperloop One which one of the few companies to work on the first operational hyperloop transportation system, hosted the 'Vision For India' event in New Delhi today.

Uber and Ola drivers in Bengaluru have gone on indefinite strike, demand better incentives
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Uber and Ola drivers in Bengaluru have gone on indefinite strike, demand better incentives

Over one lakh drivers attached to two cab aggregators began an indefinite strike in Bengaluru on Wednesday, demanding better incentives and stopping attachment of new cabs which they said affects their bookings, even as some of them ransacked a Uber office in Bengaluru.

Hyperloop One to have a showcase event in New Delhi on 28 February
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Hyperloop One to have a showcase event in New Delhi on 28 February

Hyperloop One has finalised the Global Challenge finalists. The final 35 selected teams will present at three showcases across the globe-28 February in New Delhi, 6 April in Washington, D.C. and 27 April in London.

Cashless economy: RTO offices in Delhi set to accept digital payments in 2017
India

Cashless economy: RTO offices in Delhi set to accept digital payments in 2017

Regional Transport Offices in the national capital are set to go cashless from January when fees for all services including driving licence, auto permit and fitness certificate can be paid electronically.

Hyperloop could very well be the future of transportation
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Hyperloop could very well be the future of transportation

Not too far in the near future, Hyperloop and autonomous cars will have changed the way we as human beings have travelled for a really, really long time.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies in talks to run trials in India
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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies in talks to run trials in India

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies' Bibop G. Gresta claims that both the PM and the transport minister are willing to make a change in India.

Uber to establish its position as a digital service in EU court, to avoid strict transportation laws
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Uber to establish its position as a digital service in EU court, to avoid strict transportation laws

Uber will seek to convince Europe's top court next week that it is a digital service, not a transport company, in a case that could determine whether app-based startups should be exempt from strict laws meant for regular companies.

Hurricane Otto makes landfall along south Nicaragua coast - NHC
| Reuters
World

Hurricane Otto makes landfall along south Nicaragua coast - NHC | Reuters

Otto, the seventh Atlantic hurricane of the season, made landfall on the coast of southern Nicaragua to the north of the town of San Juan de Nicaragua, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Thursday.Otto is the southernmost landfalling hurricane in Central America on record, the NHC added.The hurricane is located about 70 miles (110 km) south of Bluefields, Nicaragua, with maximum sustained winds of 110 miles per hour (175 kph), the NHC said

After rail crash, Cameroonians vent grief, frustration with longtime ruler
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After rail crash, Cameroonians vent grief, frustration with longtime ruler | Reuters

By Sylvain Andzongo and Joel Kouam | YAOUNDE/ESEKA, Cameroon YAOUNDE/ESEKA, Cameroon Cameroon observed a day of mourning on Monday for victims of a deadly rail accident that has killed at least 75 people and exposed widespread frustration with one of Africa's longest-ruling presidents.At the Eseka train station near where a packed passenger train carrying more than 1,300 people from Yaounde to the port of Douala derailed and flipped over last week, thousands of people gathered to mourn.Many wore black and carried small branches from the local "peace tree" associated with sorrow during the inter-religious service where they sang religious hymns.The official death toll from the accident is expected to rise further, with an unspecified number of unidentified bodies being kept in a Yaounde morgue, according to state television.The work has been complicated by the fact there were no official lists of passengers since many did not have tickets. "I still cannot find my brother who was on this train," said Arouna in Yaounde, who did not want to give his full name