Positive effects of 2nd Modi-Xi informal summit are showing: China
Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong said that discussions were underway between the two sides to operationalise a high-level economic and trade dialogue mechanism to further boost bilateral trade and investment as decided by Modi and Xi.
Death penalty debate rages on as court considers plea of Nirbhaya convict
There are over 50 countries that still allow capital punishment and...
Govt invites applications for appointment of CIC, 4 Information Commissioners
It is proposed to appoint the CIC in to succeed the incumbent o...
Indian IT companies deploy hitech technologies at home and abroad
India’s big tech players now have products that offer unique solutions involving high-end software and robotics.
Space failure part of big game: NASA-JPL CTO on Vikram lander
"Space missions are expected to fail which must not deter the scientific community in India that saw the Vikram lander not making it to the lunar surface from attempting again, as this is the business out there"
Software Technology Parks of India sets up CoE for automotive technologies in Pune
The newly opened Centre of Excellence (CoE) will collaborate for virtual simulation in upcoming technology areas to improve performance, reliability and create an ecosystem to encourage R&D and entrepreneurship in the ACES mobility space in India. STPI intends to set up 21 such CoEs across India and this is the fifth such centre. STPI is set up by MeitY in 1991.
Google India to face trial in pre-2009 defamation case
Visaka Industries filed the complaint after the company said it issued legal notices asking Google India to take down the write-up. Google then moved the Andhra High Court for quashing the proceedings, but did not get any relief. On Google’s appeal, SC stayed the proceedings till it had applied its mind to the issues involved.
How IIT graduates are giving up on their dollar dreams for startups and new-age tech companies
From dollar dreams to startups and new-age tech cos, IITians' job choices reflect the changing corp landscape.
Parliamentary panel for regular recruitment, use of technology by MOSPI
"Ministry should carry out regular recruitment of qualified/trained staff for this purpose. It should not compromise in any manner on the quality of statistical staff at the field level, so that the credibility of the whole process is not jeopardized," the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance said in its report on MOSPI tabled in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
The grand digitization of the finance industry: How technology is paving the path towards the future
Digitization has helped the common man achieve financial independence by obtaining affordable access to finance.
Next big wave of technology Unicorn listings could be in India
Mohandas Pai said that liquidity and valuations shouldn’t be concerns for companies seeking to list, as the market is “flush with money” and India investors have shown a willingness to pay up for growth stocks.
Local Assamese channels under Centre's watch
On Wednesday night, shortly after the parliament cleared the bill and reports of violence from Assam started coming in, the ministry issued an advisory to all private TV channels asking them to desist from broadcasting content that could incite violence or cause law and order problems.
Indian IT much beyond exploiting cheap labour: HCL
Indian technology companies have moved beyond exploiting availability of cheap labour in India to helping their clients reimagine their businesses, said Anand Birje, corporate vice president and head of the digital & analytics practice at HCL.
Need to re-look at public policies for service access to MSMEs, solo entrepreneurs: Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar
"We need to see how to create the culture of bringing angel investors for these small enterprises, how to bring technology...we have to see what could be public policy steps to ensure that the small, medium and solo enterprises have access to the highest and most-developed forms of services that they need. We need to focus on our policy," Kumar said.
Industry bodies concerned over data protection Bill, say it 'compromises' on privacy
The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) said the Bill in its current form "compromises" on privacy of Indian citizens as "it has built in far too many exceptions for government agencies to access personal information of the citizens".
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