Priyanka honoured for promoting social cause online

Mumbai, Dec 13 : Actress Priyanka Chopra was on Wednesday honoured with a Digital Marketers Award for ‘Most Effective Use Of Digital Platforms For A Social Cause’. The actor, who is serving as Unicef’s Global Goodwill Ambassador, reached out to Syrian refugee children who were displaced and uprooted from their homes and loved ones. She […]

SC expresses concern over falling sex ratio, calls for reversing it

New Delhi, Dec 13 : Expressing concern over the falling sex ratio against the girl child, the Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the government to take all the steps so that the trend is halted and reversed. Calling for the “constructive solution” for arresting the trend of falling sex ratio, the bench of Chief Justice […]

By 2022, 37% of India’s workforce would be in new jobs

New Delhi, Dec 13 : Around 37 per cent of the country’s workforce would be employed in new job roles by 2022, a report said here on Wednesday. The joint report by Ficci-Nasscom and EY said by 2022, nine per cent of the country’s 600 million estimated workforce would be deployed in jobs that do […]

India offers $100 bn Intelligent Edge opportunity: Microsoft India head

By Nishant Arora Hyderabad, Dec 13 : In a mobile-first and Cloud-first country like India, there now lies a new over $100 billion opportunity if we can leverage Intelligent Cloud and Intelligent Edge solutions across industries, Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India, said here on Wednesday. The Intelligent Edge brings the power of the Cloud to […]

Google to open AI research lab in China, first in Asia

Beijing, Dec 13 : In an apparent move to rebuild its presence in China, Google on Wednesday said it will open a research lab focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Beijing — its first such centre in Asia. Google’s search engine and many of its services — including YouTube — remain blocked in mainland China. […]

Facebook, Startup Village Collective launch VR programme for students

New Delhi, Dec 13 : Facebook on Wednesday announced a virtual reality (VR) programme in partnership with Bengaluru-based Startup Village Collective (SV.CO) to help students in the country build their ideas into globally marketable products and services. The new VR programme under SV.CO’s School of Innovation will provide a platform for nearly four million engineering […]