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WhatsApp curbs message forwarding in bid to deter India lynch mobs 20.7.2018 Reuters: Top News
Facebook Inc's WhatsApp is rolling out a global test measure to rein in messages forwarded by users, the messaging app said, after the spread of rumours led to several killings in India and sparked calls for action from authorities.
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Uber names new privacy chief, data protection officer 18.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
Uber Technologies Inc appointed Ruby Zefo as chief privacy officer and Simon Hania as data protection officer, a company spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday.
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The elite engineers leading a challenge to India's homosexuality ban 18.7.2018 Reuters: Top News
When Akhilesh Godi was depressed and contemplated suicide while questioning his sexuality, he could not bring himself to see a therapist.
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Prof Anil D Sahasrabudhe Reappointed AICTE Chairman 17.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The central government has renewed the appointment of Prof D Sahasrabudhe as the chairman of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
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India ranks low in Dell's women entrepreneur friendly cities: Report 17.7.2018 Sify Finance
India's technology hub Bengaluru and capital New Delhi rank 40th and 49th respectively on a list of 50 women entrepreneur-friendly global cities, a report by American computer maker Dell Technologies said on Monday.
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Irfan Pathan inaugurates Cricket Academy of Pathans in Morbi as part of its pan India expansion 16.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], July 16 (ANI-NewsVoir): Ace cricketer Irfan Pathan inaugurated his fifth academy in Gujarat in Morbi, in the presence of Mr. Harmeet Vasdev, Managing Director (CAP), at a press conference
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Private University Denied Permission To Conduct Agriculture Science Courses 13.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Karnataka assembly today passed a bill amending an act, disallowing a private university from conducting courses pertaining to agriculture science.
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Wall Street opens flat after banks report mixed results 13.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
U.S. stocks were flat on Friday, as gains in technology stocks offset losses in banks, as the three big Wall Street banks kicked off what is expected to be a strong corporate earnings season.
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Use your tech prowess to end manual scavenging in cities 13.7.2018 Citizen Matters
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched a Technology Challenge, inviting entries proposing tech solutions for cleaning of sewerage systems and septic tanks. If you can come up with a technology that can end the curse of manual scavenging, apply before August 14th. »
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India Keen On Using AI For Better Governance: Suresh Prabhu 13.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
India is keen on implementing the disruptive technologies of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for better governance, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Thursday.
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Ather 450: An electric scooter that's super-cool 12.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
At Rs 1.24 lakh, it's the most expensive scooter manufactured in the country but the 450 deserves every penny.
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Nasscom hosts summit on big data, analytics in Bengaluru 12.7.2018 Sify Finance
Indian IT industry's apex body Nasscom on Wednesday unveiled the 6th edition of its Big Data and Analytics here to highlight their disruptive role in development of AI (Artificial Intelligence) worldwide.
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Niti Aayog plan for Aadhaar-linked digital health records raises concerns over safety and privacy 12.7.2018 Scroll.in
The National Health Stack is designed for the use of both government and private entities like medical technology and insurance firms.
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Sensex finishes flat; IT stocks firm 11.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
Indian shares ended largely unchanged on Wednesday as threats of a new tariff imposition on Chinese goods by the United States hurt sentiment, but losses were curbed as technology stocks such as Tata Consultancy Services Ltd gained after posting a record quarterly net ...
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Current Affairs wrap up for the day: July 11th 2018 11.7.2018 Scroll.in
Get all the details of the big national and international news so that you are up to date with the goings-on in India and the world.
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Jio Institute not picked on ‘pressure, request or direction’: Selection committee head N Gopalaswami 11.7.2018 Scroll.in
The committee had also recommended more public institutions than private. The government chose to keep the numbers equal.
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Matter Of Great Pride And Reflection Of Excellence: IIT Bombay On IoE Tag 10.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) granted the Institution of Eminence (IoE) status to Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) along with IIT Delhi and IISc Bangalore on July...
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Only 'Letter of Intent' initially: HRD Ministry clarifies on 'Eminence' tag to Jio Institute 10.7.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The Department of Higher Education, a branch of the Ministry of Human Resource Development clarified its stance on granting 'Institution of Eminence' (IoE) status to Reliance Foundation's Jio Institute in Maharashtra, which, as of now, only exists on paper. Speaking to ANI, Secretary of the Department of Higher Education, R. Subramanyam, said Greenfield private institutions, such as the Jio Institute, can be granted the aforementioned status. "There are three categories under which the 'IoE' status can be granted, the first of which is the Public institutions category, which includes Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Mumbai and Delhi were considered. The second category was Private institutions, under which Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani and Manipal University have been granted the status," he explained. "The third category, under which the Jio Institute was granted the status, was the Greenfield Private institutions. ...
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India needs to reskill workforce for AI: Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan 10.7.2018 Sify Finance
With new technologies disrupting businesses and changing the rules of engagement, India faces a daunting task to reskill its huge workforce for Artificial Intelligence (AI), Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan says.
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Jio Institute in list of 'Institutions of Eminence' leaves many surprised 10.7.2018 DNA: Opinion
The Union Human Resource Development ministry declared six educational institutions – three public and as many private – as "Institutions of Eminence" on Monday. Reliance Foundation's Jio institute, which has not even started functioning yet, also made it to the list leaving behind the likes of Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University. With an IoE status, the Indian Institutes of Technology Delhi and Bombay, the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (Pilani), the Manipal Academy of Higher Education and Jio Institute will enjoy special incentives from the government, said HRD minister Prakash Javadekar.  The recognition will grant complete academic and administrative autonomy to these institutes, enabling them to start new courses, hire foreign faculty and collaborate with foreign institutes without government's approval. While the government will provide a grant of Rs 1,000 crore to the three public institutions in the next five years, the private ...
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