Alert! Boston University students make a ‘detour’ to India

At USA’s Boston University (BU), students are looking towards India. The Detour India Fest 2017, organised by the university’s Indian Organisation, on November 10 and 11 this year, is celebrating the immense diversity that India has to offer. The purpose of the event is to get Indian achievers from cultural, social, entertainment and political fields under one roof to talk about their respective path-breaking journeys and their take on issues concerning India. After the organisation members conceptualised the idea, after noticing the prevalence of global Indian stereotypes in the community,…

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Hyderabad to Become the First Indian City to Offer Google Street View

Hyderabad will be the first city in India to get Google Street View, Telangana IT Minister K T Rama Rao said on Tuesday. A delegation led by the minister met the Google Street View team of Manik Gupta, Director of Product Management and Narayana Tummala, Ground Truth Engineering Lead for Google on Tuesday. While Street View has been extensively used in the US, Canada, and many European countries, its applications in India have been limited so far. Google has launchedStreet View for some of the tourist sites like Taj Mahal…

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