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Central and state governments across the country have started using surveillance recognition technology to identify criminals, missing persons and dead bodies. Some states are even using software tools to mine data on social media to check for potential threats to law and order.

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  • The former executive, who threw a tantrum and ordered a steward off a Korean Air Lines flight after she was served nuts in a bag rather than a bowl, is seeking to wrest control of the group that includes the carrier and a suite of hotel and logistics businesses. Heather Cho's alliance has demanded the empire's leadership, including brother Walter Cho, 44, be replaced by "professional managers".

    The US has emerged as an important energy supplier for India, with total crude oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports worth an estimated $6.7 billion, officials said. Imports of the two commodities in April-December 2019 have already surpassed the shipments during the entire previous fiscal year.

    The probable list of attendees includes Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal, Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran, Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra, Larsen & Toubro chairman AM Naik and Biocon CMD Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, ET has learnt from diplomatic sources. The CEOs’ roundtable will also be attended by bureaucrats.

    Sequoia has been a fixture of Silicon Valley for decades, helping fund generations of companies, including Apple Inc., Google, Instagram and DoorDash Inc. In 2008, the VC firm sent a similar, ominous note to founders called “RIP Good Times” during the depth of the recession.

    He says the investments are more than just “dalliances” with the companies he takes stakes in.

    India is demanding exemption from high duties imposed by the US on certain steel and aluminium products, resumption of export benefits to certain domestic products under the Generalised System of Preferences, and greater market access for its products from sectors like agriculture, automobile, auto components and engineering.

    Speaking at a high-profile CEO round-table which included captains of the Indian industry such as Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra, Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran and Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla, Trump reassured that regulations "will only get better" for investment in the US.

    The Twitter CEO invited the intern out for coffee to convince him to stay.

    The U.S. printer maker had increased its offer last month by $2 to $24 per share, following rejections of its previous buyout offers by the PC maker.

    While India may start seeing disruption in the next few weeks, the crisis could also seed opportunities.

    Jim McCafferty, joint head of Asia-Pacific equity research at Nomura has lower confidence in earnings growth forecasts for India as they tend to belie high expectations that investors start out with every year. In an interview with Sanam Mirchandani, Hong Kong-based McCafferty believes the Indian stock market is expensive and prefers South Korea and Japan within Asian markets. Edited excerpts:

    The manufacturing sector also clocked its lowest reading since August.

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