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India’s financial destiny is at the crossroads: Uday Kotak

This is a problem created over several years, cobwebs have settled, everything was justified on the grounds of public interest. As Asia’s richest banker, Uday Kotak has an interesting job at a very interesting time in India’s financial history. The executive vice-chairman of Kotak Mahindra BankBSE 0.67 %leads the country’s most admired lender at a time when about $200 billion is stuck in ... Read More »

Auto Expo 2018 Day 2 updates: Maruti Suzuki Swift launch keeps the momentum going at India’s biggest expo

The Maruti Suzuki Swift has finally been revealed at the Auto Expo 2018 12:32 (IST) All new Swift pricing is out! 12:29 (IST) The Maruti Suzuki Swift has finally been revealed at the Auto Expo 2018 12:23 (IST) 12:21 (IST) CV Raman Senior Executive and Director of Engineering at Maruti Suzuki takes to the stage to explain the new features about the 3rd generation ... Read More »

Black money: Swiss cite India’s strong data security laws for auto-sharing banking information

Switzerland found India’s data security and confidentiality laws “adequate” for entering into an automatic exchange of information pact, which will open a continuous access to details about alleged black money hoarders in once-all-secret Swiss banks. (Source: Reuters) Switzerland found India’s data security and confidentiality laws “adequate” for entering into an automatic exchange of information pact, which will open a continuous ... Read More »

Samsung India’s Biggest Smartphone Vendor in Q1, China’s Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, Lenovo Round Up Top 5: Counterpoint

Smartphone shipments in India registered a growth of 15 percent annually in the first quarter of 2017, reaching 29 million units, a report said on Saturday. According to findings by market research firm Counterpoint, Samsung continued to retain the top spot, followed by Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo and Lenovo (that also includes Motorola) occupied the other three spots. Together, all these ... Read More »

Technology must amplify the best of humanity Microsoft India’s former chairman

Bhaskar Pramanik, 65, capped a corporate career spanning 45 years with six years at Microsoft India, from where he retired last month as chairman. A science fiction fan and lover of awkward acronyms for action plans, Pramanik remains optimistic about technology for the good of all. He tells Forbes India that disruption is taking place at the bottom of the ... Read More »

India’s first floating elementary school in Manipur to render education to homeless

The school has been opened at Langolsabi Leikai of Champu Khangpok village in Manipur under the initiative undertaken by All Loktak Lake Fisherman’s Union with the support of an NGO – People Resources Development Association (PRDA). In picture, Loktak floating elementary school ( Image source- .facebook.com/vishwanath.waikhom) RELATED STORIES Haryana: New university named after Guru Gobind Singh to come soon, says ... Read More »

India’s first transgender college principal Dr. Manabi Bandopadhyay resigns citing social stigma and non-cooperation

It has been identified that social stigma, gender biasness, and non-cooperation of the teachers were the primary reasons that prompted Dr. Manabi Bandopadhyay to take such a step. Dr. Manabi Bandopadhyay RELATED STORIES Student Islamic Organisation writes to MCI to conduct NEET in Urdu IIT-Madras websites get hacked, pro-Pak message displayed: Shocking! Delhi records rise in number of students Smriti ... Read More »

Counterpoint: Samsung’s share of India’s premium smartphone market may come down drastically

According to a new report from market research firm Counterpoint Research, Samsung’s share of India’s premium smartphone market – which currently stands at 58% – may come down drastically to 35% in the fourth quarter of 2016. Not only this would be the lowest share for the South Korean company in many years, it would also result in the firm ... Read More »

School dropout is India’s biggest crisis, says Singapore Deputy PM

Bringing to light the high dropout rate in upper primary schools, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, on Friday said that schools in India are facing the “biggest crisis”. Condition of Indian education through the eyes of Deputy PM of Singapore What is the “biggest gap” in Indian education? “The world’s second-most populous country also has the “biggest ... Read More »

India’s CSIR ranks 12th among the best government institutes of the world

The Council of Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR) has secured 12th position among the best government institutions in the world, according to a report. Who holds the first position? Out of 746 institutions, France’s National Centre for Scientific Research was ranked first followed by Chinese Academy of Science, China. The institutes were ranked by a prestigious Scimago Institutions rankings that ranks ... Read More »