India’s Bharat Electronics Limited inks $630M Deal with Israel

India’s Bharat Electronics Limited inks $630M Deal with Israel

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Indian state enterprise Bharat Electronics Limited have inked a $630 million with Israel Aerospace Industries to jointly produce four long-range surface-to-air missile systems for the Indian Navy. “Yes, a contract was signed May 19 in Bangalore for [LRSAM] systems. However, work share and other commercial details are confidential and cannot be shared,” Bharat ..

India officially offer tax concessions Apple sought for production expansion

India officially offer tax concessions Apple sought for production expansion

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — India have officially offered to allow Apple Computer to import mobile handset components intended for use in local manufacturing tax free, a top government official said on Tuesday. The tax concessions, however, will be subject to the condition of increasing local value addition over a period of time. Apple are seeking to ..

The delicious Black Jamun could be the answer to India’s energy shortage

The delicious Black Jamun could be the answer to India’s energy shortage

BANGALORE (Diya TV) — A group of researchers at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee have created an inexpensive and efficient way to dye solar cells using one of the most delicious summer fruits, perhaps only second to the Indian Mango;  Syzygium cumini aka Black Jamun. These researchers say that Black Jamun could be the answer to ..

Teen in India has developed world’s smallest satellite for NASA

Teen in India has developed world’s smallest satellite for NASA

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — When the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launches the world’s smallest satellite, named KalamSat, on June 21, it will be the first mission in history to pilot the experiment by an Indian student. Eighteen-year-old Rifath Sharook from Tamil Nadu’s town of Pallapatti developed the satellite, which weighs a mere 64 grams. ..

Eleven Indian Americans named in the Forbes 2017 Midas List

Eleven Indian Americans named in the Forbes 2017 Midas List

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Eleven Indian-American investors have been selected to this year’s Forbes list of the world’s 100 best venture capitalists. Produced annually, the “Midas 2017” list is comprised of the world’s top angel investors, it takes into account a venture capitalists complete portfolio currently and stretches back five years. Jim Goetz, a partner at ..

US India Business Council honors Chandrababu Naidu at west coast summit

US India Business Council honors Chandrababu Naidu at west coast summit

MENLO PARK, Calif. (Diya TV) — The U.S. India Business Council concluded its Silicon Valley summit Monday, the theme of this year’s which was technology partnership. Industry and government leaders from the U.S. and India discussed the power of digital transformation to accelerate economic growth, create jobs, and encourage the start-up and entrepreneurial environment. The summit brought ..

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd says F1 students should be allowed to work

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd says F1 students should be allowed to work

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. (Diya TV) — As fears mount further over the possibilities of the U.S. government tightening visa guidelines, Oracle’s chief executive Mark Hurd said if the government allows immigrant students into the country, it should embrace immigrant workers to drive the nation’s growth. “We have been very supportive to immigrants. They are studying ..

John Oliver’s rallying cry to save Net Neutrality crashes FCC website

John Oliver’s rallying cry to save Net Neutrality crashes FCC website

NEW YORK (Diya TV) — “The Internet is the repository of all human knowledge — and goats singing Taylor Swift songs,” John Oliver said Sunday on Last Week Tonight, as he celebrated the Internet as one of the world’s most magnificent communities. But according to Pai, that community is being directly threatened by the actions of the Trump ..

NYU Indian American researchers say, smartphone fingerprint scanners can be breached

NYU Indian American researchers say, smartphone fingerprint scanners can be breached

NEW YORK (Diya TV) — In a recent study titled MasterPrint: Exploring the Vulnerability of Partial Fingerprint-based Authentication Systems, which appeared in IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security last month, a trio of Indian-American researchers led by NYU Tandon School of Engineering professor Nasir Memon revealed the fingerprint-based security systems used in smartphones and other gadgets are a ..

India bans social media sites to quell unrest in Kashmir

India bans social media sites to quell unrest in Kashmir

SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have banned 22 social media sites in an effort to calm tensions in the disputed region after videos depicting the alleged abuse of Kashmiris by Indian forces fueled protests. However, some sites have remained online as the local telecom company struggled to block them. India’s government this week ..