Public opinion on privatisation ranges from proponents who say it increases efficiency to opponents to fear it will lead to higher charges. As we evaluate potential policies regarding privatisation in India, it would be useful to look at the specific asset and policy features that can help create an efficient privatisation process.
Taipei, May 16 (IANS) Taiwanese tech giant HTC is reportedly working on a new Android phone named "Exodus" that will be powered by blockchain technology.
Vancouver, May 16 (IANS) There are serious concerns about the collection of biometric data for Aadhaar cards in India and these must be allayed, a former State Department official who is considered an expert on social media and cyber-crime issues has stressed.
Seattle (Washington), May 16 (IANS) While the Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology is making its presence felt across the spectrum globally, India needs to prioritise AI-based predictive analysis to improve outcomes in three core areas -- agriculture, healthcare and education, a top Microsoft executive has emphasised.
Quite a number of years ago, I was invited to give a major lecture at my alma mater IIT-Kanpur (IIT-K). My lecture was an inspirational one where I told the students how they can, through their technological training, help in nation-building and in the process, achieve happiness. After my lecture a group of students wanted to discuss with me some issues on agriculture (an area which I had stressed in my lecture).
Bhopal, May 16 (IANS) Barku Jairam, a 55-year-old farmer from Barwani of Madhya Pradesh, has taken up cultivating organic cotton, which he claims, has significantly brought down input costs besides ensuring a decent yield.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a negative note during the morning session of the trade.
San Francisco, May 16 (IANS) After Facebook and Google, Microsoft has now banned advertisements showing cryptocurrencies and related products from its Bing search engine.
San Francisco, May 16 (IANS) US top aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co. (Boeing) on Tuesday called as "a landmark decision" a ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) determining that the European Union (EU) has provided billions of US dollars in subsidies to European aircraft maker Airbus.
London/New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Telecommunications major Vodafone Group Plc Board on Tuesday announced the succession plan for the role of Group Chief Executive.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL), a subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), on Tuesday reported a 72 per cent fall in its standalone net profit to Rs 542.08 crore in the quarter ended March 31, 2018 as compared to Rs 1,942.42 crore in the year-ago period.
Mumbai/Little Rock (United States), May 15 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Tuesday said it has added more than 200 new employees in the US state of Arkansas, as part of its deal with insurer Transamerica.
London, May 15 (IANS) Chinese mobile maker Honor on Tuesday launched its flagship smartphone "Honor 10" enabled with artificial intelligence and for the first time in aurora colours. It has been priced at Rs 32,999 for the Indian market.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Uncertainty over the government formation in Karnataka, along with high global crude oil prices and consistent outflow of foreign funds from the domestic equity market weakened the Indian rupee to a 15-month low on Tuesday.