SOCIAL IMPACT REPORT
Opec’s output cut to have muted impact
A $10 increase in global crude oil prices shaves off India's GDP by up to 30 bps.
Reducing tourism-related emissions key to check climate change impacts on tourism
As representatives of governments work to develop an intern...
India's cybersecurity market to touch USD 3 bn by 2022: PwC-DSCI report
The transaction value of digital payments in India is estimated to gr...
AGR impact: S&P keeps Airtel rating on negative watch
Bharti Airtel has hiked tariffs by 15-45 per cent effective December 3, which should temper the impact of the court ruling.
Major US, global cities slowing amid worldwide slump: Report
Nine of the top 10 biggest global cities will slow next year, Oxford Economics researchers found in a report.
No adverse impact of American chickenlegs on domestic industry, FSSAI has no info on impact on human health: Piyush Goyal
“No report of adverse effect on the domestic poultry sector including Namakal district in Tamil Nadu, due to import of chicken legs from the United States to India, has been received in the ministry,” commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.
Salary, social obligations take away big funds of railways: Piyush Goyal
"After the implementation of 7th Pay Commission recommendations, there has been an over expenditure of Rs 22,000 crore for salaries and pension of railway employees. This has contributed to the overall operating loss," he said.
Tech industry sees two pain points in data protection bill
The PDP Bill proposes voluntary verification of users and sharing of anonymised data by firms with the govt.
House Panel to meet social media company representatives today
The Parliamentary Standing Committee for Women Empowerment will hold discussions with executives of Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Twitter on how to tackle bullying, stalking, abuse and harassment of women on social media
Qualcomm backs combination of 5G bands for maximum impact in India
“We firmly believe India needs a combination of all three spectrum band categories for 5G as it’s important to have a blend of capacity and coverage spectrum to unlock the full potential of this ultra-fast mobile broadband technology,” Durga Malladi, senior vice president & GM (4G & 5G) at the US chip maker’s R&D arm, Qualcomm Technologies, told ET.
Law & Order still a concern in Uttar Pradesh
Before the horrific incident in Unnao on Thursday, a similar case was reported from UP’s Sambhal a fortnight ago when a 15-year-old girl was raped and burnt as she succumbed to her injuries in Delhi last week. Opposition leaders Akhilesh Yadav and Priyanka Gandhi have raised over half a dozen more shocking incidents of sexual crimes in UP over the past month.
$650-750 million digital presence opportunity for India’s web pros
The report provides an overview of the current digital transformation underway amongst small & micro businesses and the opportunities it opens up for web professionals.
Social obligation costs should be excluded from Operating Ratio to reflect true picture of Railways' finances: Piyush Goyal
The Indian Railways recorded its worst operating ratio in 10 years in 2017-18 at 98.44 per cent, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) said in a report tabled in Parliament on Monday.
Make real identities must, house panel tells Twitter
According to those present in the meeting, the company was specifically asked to consider making the entry of only persons over the age of 15 on twitter and also take reports of abuse on the platform very seriously. Twitter told panel about the measures the company has taken to empower people, & women particularly with tools like mute, block and report.
Group-IB report highlights cyberspace weaponisation in 2019. India is at it too
A newly released report from Singapore-based cybersecurity and threat-intelligence firm Group-IB underlines what has been brewing in cybersecurity over the last few years — the dominance of the nation state as the primary threat actor. “The leading and most frightening trend of 2019 was the use of cyber-weapons in military operations,” the report says.
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