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Don Valentine, founder of Sequoia Capital passes away

Don Valentine (87), an American venture capitalist who founded Sequoia Capital, has passed away in Woodside, Calif. Valentine spent nearly 40 years working in Silicon Valley, and Sequoia Capital is widely credited with cementing California’s Bay Area as the tech powerhouse it is today.

Trump threatens to close the Mexican border

There are already many more waiting at the Mexican border to enter USA. Many more are joining to enter. The Border officials ordered to allow the immigrants who were crossing the border to meet their relatives in the US skipping the verification process last week as it faced difficulties to control the crowd. Meanwhile President ..

Mexicans are stealing border wall materials

The fencing was installed in November 2018 in the US – Mexican border. The fencing is made of concertina wire. Recently the mexican officials reported to the San Diego’s KUSI – TV that people are stealing the border materials and selling it to the Mexicans for their home security. The fencing extends to about 700 ..

Indian-American woman elected as Mayor of Californian city

In a first, an Indian-American woman, Savita Vaidhyanathan has been elected as the new Mayor of the key Californian city of Cupertino. She is an MBA and has previously worked as a high school Math teacher, an officer in a commercial bank and also in non-profit management. Cupertino is known worldwide for its Apple headquarters. According to ..

Sikkim Earthquake of 2011

The September 18, 2011 India-Nepal border region earthquake of magnitude 6.9 occurred near the boundary between the India and Eurasia plates, in the mountainous region of northeast India near the Nepalese boarder. Initial analyses suggest the earthquake was complex, likely a result of two events occurring close together in time at depths of approximately 20 ..