Modi cautions against weaponisation of AI by ‘non-state actors’

Modi cautions against weaponisation of AI by ‘non-state actors’

🕔07:16, 6.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 6  Stressing on the significance of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and India’s growing role in the segment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday cautioned against weaponisation of AI by “non-state actors”. In his address at the inaugural session

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Amid China face-off, India Army chief, FS meet Suu Kyi in Myanmar

Amid China face-off, India Army chief, FS meet Suu Kyi in Myanmar

🕔07:15, 6.Oct 2020

New Delhi/Naypyitaw, Oct 6  Indian Army chief General M.M. Naravane and Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla on Monday finalised India’s coastal shipping agreement with Myanmar in a meeting with its State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. It will further strengthen security

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One in 10 in world may have had Covid: WHO

One in 10 in world may have had Covid: WHO

🕔07:13, 6.Oct 2020

Geneva, Oct 6  In a special meeting, the leaders of the World Health Organization (WHO) said that one in 10 people around the world may have contracted Covid-19. A top official said the estimate meant “the vast majority of the

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3 nation team with IIT-M researchers win US Energy dept prize

3 nation team with IIT-M researchers win US Energy dept prize

🕔07:12, 6.Oct 2020

Chennai, Oct 6 The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) on Monday said the international team ‘Nalu e Wai’, in which its researchers were a part, has won the first two phases of the ‘Waves to Water Prize’. The competition was

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Microsoft announces 1st data centre region in Greece, to skill 1 lakh

Microsoft announces 1st data centre region in Greece, to skill 1 lakh

🕔07:10, 6.Oct 2020

Seattle, Oct 6  Microsoft on Monday announced its first data centre region in Greece to accelerate digitisation of the public sector and businesses with access to local cloud services and skill a minimum of 100,000 people in the country in

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Amid Covid, Hyderabad civic body election via ballot papers

Amid Covid, Hyderabad civic body election via ballot papers

🕔07:07, 6.Oct 2020

Hyderabad, Oct 6  The Telangana State Election Commission (SEC) will conduct the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) elections through paper ballots, as a majority of political parties sought this option amid the Covid pandemic. “Telangana SEC has decided to conduct

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Maha sees lowest Covid infections in 1 week, Mumbai region cases cross 5 lakh

Maha sees lowest Covid infections in 1 week, Mumbai region cases cross 5 lakh

🕔07:05, 6.Oct 2020

Mumbai, Oct 6  The Mumbai Metropolitan Region crossed the half-million mark of Covid-19 cases but Maharashtra recorded its lowest infections in one week, health officials said here on Monday. The state witnessed 263 deaths on Monday, down by nearly half

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Trump returns to White House to face campaign upended by COVID

Trump returns to White House to face campaign upended by COVID

🕔07:03, 6.Oct 2020

New York, Oct 6  US President Donald Trump has returned to the White House after 72 hours of treatment at a military hospital to face a campaign upended by his COVID-19 infection barely a month before the election that will

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GST compensation cess to be levied beyond June 2022

GST compensation cess to be levied beyond June 2022

🕔07:01, 6.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 6 Even with consensus eluding a decision on the new formula to pay GST compensation to states, the 42nd meeting of the GST Council on Monday decided to extend the period of compensation cess beyond the five

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AI will expand capacity to solve India’s pressing problems: Mukesh Ambani

AI will expand capacity to solve India’s pressing problems: Mukesh Ambani

🕔06:57, 6.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 6  Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani said on Monday that AI and other associated technologies of the 4th Industrial Revolution will vastly expand the capacity to solve most complex and pressing problems before India and

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GST Council to meet again on Oct 12 over compensation plan

GST Council to meet again on Oct 12 over compensation plan

🕔06:55, 6.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 6  The GST Council will meet again on October 12 to discuss and try to reach a consensus between state governments and the Centre on the borrowing options for GST compensation, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on

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Centre to pay GST compensation cess, IGST dues on Monday: FM

Centre to pay GST compensation cess, IGST dues on Monday: FM

🕔06:52, 6.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 6  The Centre will disburse GST compensation cess amounting to Rs 20,000 crore to the state government on Monday night, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said. The decision was taken during the GST Council meet held on Monday.

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Government IoT endpoint electronics market to reach $15bn in 2020

Government IoT endpoint electronics market to reach $15bn in 2020

🕔05:18, 6.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 6  The global government Internet of Things (IoT) endpoint electronics and communications market will reach $14.7 billion in 2020, an increase of 6 per cent from 2019, a Gartner report said on Monday. The largest revenue opportunities

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HUDCO Makes All-Time High Dividend Payout

HUDCO Makes All-Time High Dividend Payout

🕔05:13, 6.Oct 2020

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Shri HS Puri, was presented the final dividend cheque of Rs.428.68 crore for the year 2019-20, by Shri M. Nagaraj Director (Corporate Planning) HUDCO. Present on the

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Govt mulls domestic gas floor price system to protect explorers’ margin

Govt mulls domestic gas floor price system to protect explorers’ margin

🕔19:25, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5 The government proposes to implement a new floor price mechanism for gas produced from domestic fields by companies such as the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) to prevent the fuel price from crashing below an

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SC not satisfied with Centre-RBI’s response on loan moratorium

SC not satisfied with Centre-RBI’s response on loan moratorium

🕔16:17, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5 The Supreme Court on Monday expressed dissatisfaction over the response filed by central government and RBI on the loan moratorium issue as the recommendation by the Kamat Committee and action on it did not feature in

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SpiceJet to operate India-UK flights from Dec 4

SpiceJet to operate India-UK flights from Dec 4

🕔15:45, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  Budget carrier SpiceJet will launch non-stop flights connecting Delhi and Mumbai with London’s Heathrow airport starting December 4. Accordingly, SpiceJet will become the first Indian low-cost airline to operate flights to UK. These flights will operate

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India successfully tests anti-submarine weapon system

India successfully tests anti-submarine weapon system

🕔15:43, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  India successfully tested an anti-submarine weapon system developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday, in a boost to its naval warfare capabilities. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the DRDO scientists for the

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Bihar polls: JD-U, RJD release names of candidates for first phase

Bihar polls: JD-U, RJD release names of candidates for first phase

🕔15:41, 5.Oct 2020

Patna, Oct 5  With just three days left for filing nominations for the first phase of the Bihar Assembly election, the JD-U and RJD released names of their candidates on Monday. RJD has released names of 15 candidates. During allotment

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Karnataka appellate authority rules 18% GST on whole wheat ‘parota’ is void

Karnataka appellate authority rules 18% GST on whole wheat ‘parota’ is void

🕔14:12, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  The Karnataka Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling (AAAR) has given a ruling that the 18 per cent Good and Services Tax (GST) applicable on whole wheat parantha or parota (fried flat bread) and Malabar Parota is

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