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India's progress on Artificial Intelligence route

21 DEC 2018

For India the C4IR has chosen to support and guide the usage of drones, artificial intelligence and blockchain...
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Time for a new Asian order

05 DEC 2018

Despite faced with seemingly insurmountable odds, countries like India, China and Brazil have managed to create economic strengths...
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Trust and protection matter


The Supreme Court has voiced concerns about private companies misusing biometric information in Aadhaar, AFP... read more

Fixing India's oil, water woes


Despite all the strides the country has made since Independence, India has struggled to develop, manage and conserve two vital fluids... read more

Online dialogues with mobile-empowered citizens are defining participative governance in India


MyGov has over 6.3 million registered users and receives over 10,000 posts through mobile app or browsers every week on a wide range of issues... read more

Stop denigrating India's rise


The Indian economy continues to endure many challenges that are holding back growth. Some are created by legacy and many by internal dynamics , Reuters... read more

The dividers are divided


Can India, China, and other emerging markets create a strong-enough strategy now to exploit the weakness of the Western countries?... read more

No one wants to buy Air India


The estimated accumulated debt of $8 billion looks even worse when one considers the additional estimated loss of $1-billion every year... read more

Tech's democratising the world


Companies like Google, Facebook & Microsoft may have strong presence, but competition has mostly equal opportunity to develop their own competing ideas. , Thinkstock... read more

China's tech a worry for India


As it aims to 'reset' its relations with China, India must factor in technology as a critical dimension of competition and cooperation , Thinkstock... read more

Firm up data-privacy laws


India should no longer consider technology companies as benevolent organisations committed to the selfless cause of development , Thinkstock... read more

Time to improve the ride


Driver partners of Ola and Uber during a recent protest in New Delhi. Between the two companies, there are over 1.5 million drivers in over 30 cities in India... read more

The great Indian job debate


Creating a deep-rooted process of capturing employment data has been neglected for decades by various governments. , Thinkstock... read more

Tech giants play Monopoly


With over a billion mobile phone connections, India will have more than 500 million smartphone-users by the end of this year, according to an estimate... read more

A Budget to bridge divides


Investing in 30K km of rural roads will help enhance access to many small and medium enterprises that have to move closer to cities for better infrastructure... read more

Healing a fractured world


Opening the Davos summit, Modi urged global leaders to adopt the Indian philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (world is a family)... read more

Rising growth momentum improves Davos sentiments


Excitement is returning and countering lingering anxiety at Davos as growth returns in key economies like US, China and India... read more

WEF 2018: The Indian colours in a white Davos


Facing severe weather with constant snow that has not been seen in more than a decade, the alpine village of Davos... read more

The invisible Chinese threat


India is not in the reckoning right now. Only a few brave companies have invested in robots for industrial and commercial use , Reuters... read more

Focus on bitcoin misplaced


The fundamental point to understand about cryptocurrencies is that they are not issued by a government. , Thinkstock... read more

WTO: The rich boys club


At the World Economic Forum's Davos summit in January 2017, it was India and China that spoke for increased globalisation... read more

The economic centre of gravity


The focus of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) is to keep the region free of any hegemonic control by China... read more

To prepare for disruption: India must focus on improving its talent ranking


Without a focus on improving skills and credentials, India will struggle to survive the onslaught of the fourth Industrial Revolution , Thinkstock... read more

Festival of optimism in Lisbon


Web Summit's co-founder Paddy Cosgrave (L) with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa at the 2017 Web Summit in Lisbon. , AFP... read more

India's billionaire count is rising, but the country is trailing when it comes to backing innovators


Large Indian institutions — corporate and academic — have to step up their efforts and investments in science and technology , Thinkstock... read more

Formalise the informal jobs


Even today in India, more than 90 per cent of the workforce is employed in the informal sector — for example, in farming and construction... read more

No technology is an island


When drones, autonomous vehicles and precision medicines become commonplace, they will have to be interoperable too... read more

Old relationship, new start-ups


India-EU partnership will be driven by collaboration on cutting-edge technologies on multiple fronts... read more

When CEOs act like politicians


True corporate governance is all about taking responsibility and accepting accountability... read more

The crisis of connectivity


In the tug-of-war between Reliance Jio and other players, TRAI has to perform a balancing act... read more

Indian IT's crisis of innovation: Industry has allowed arrogance to replace its original vision


The industry has allowed arrogance to replace its original vision and that, in turn, has hastened its decline...
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