There should be meaningful collaboration between intelligent machines and professionals with both bringing their superior skills to the partnership Technology is ushering in a new age of automation. Every day, across industries, smarter machines are deployed to manage the growing scale of work. Computer technology has eliminated some tasks and lowered the demand for some
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Forces on alert to foil infiltration bids Known for its war-time exposure in Afghanistan, the Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM), considered “dead on the Kashmir front” since its split in 1999, “is being revived to start operations” in the Valley. A note generated by intelligence agencies on the basis of communication intercepts suggests that HuM commander Masood Shaheen
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Comes out with a series of recommendations after a long process of consultations on the issue. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesday came out in strong support of Net neutrality in a series of recommendations following a long process of consultations on the issue. “The licensing terms should be amplified to provide
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The much-touted ‘digital village’ announcements seem to have fallen flat a year since demonetisation A few feet from a board that proudly proclaims Vondaraguppe village — marked by a few shops on the Bengaluru-Mysuru Highway — to be the first cashless village in Ramanagaram district, Anand, a shopkeeper, asks why he should take a card
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Miss Colombia and Miss Jamaica were runners-up South Africa’s Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe for 2017. India’s Shraddha Shashidhar could not make a mark at the beauty pageant, failing to make it even to the top 16. The country was hoping for a double win with Manushi Chhillar bagging the Miss World 2017
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Sarkhosh fails to mount challenge Pankaj Advani dished out another superb performance to outclass Iran’s Amir Sarkhosh in the final and claim the IBSF World snooker championship here on Monday. Advani’s deadly attacking game coupled with a phenomenally tight safety play helped him secure his 18th World championship title with a 8-2 win over Sarkhosh
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The Centre on Monday announced that the Fifteenth Finance Commission would be headed by former Secretary to the government of India N.K. Singh. The panel, which is to make its recommendations for the five years beginning April 1, 2020, will include Shaktikanta Das, former Economic Affairs Secretary and Anoop Singh, adjunct professor at Georgetown University.
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I-T department to allow APAs, MAPs with trade partners In a move that could further improve India’s ease of doing business rankings, the Income Tax Department on Monday issued a clarification saying that it would allow mutual agreement procedures (MAPs) and advance pricing agreements (APAs) with all countries, abandoning a stance that disallowed such agreements
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No deadline can be set for conclusion of peace deal, says interlocutor Naga interlocutor R.N. Ravi told a parliamentary panel here on Monday that “no deadline” could be fixed for the Naga peace agreement and talks were on with at least five or six Naga groups other than the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah).
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It is a shame that the goal to eradicate child labour by 2025 seems elusive Two years after governments set a 2025 target to end child labour, delegates from 100 nations at a recent conference in Buenos Aires were told that they will miss the deadline. The implication is also that realising the objective could
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