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Travel, tourism created 25.9 mn jobs in India in 2017: Report

Mar 21 2018

The travel and tourism sectors together generated 25.9 million jobs in 2017, contributing $75.8 billion to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the same year.

IITs should be among top hundred global institutions: Minister

Mar 19 2018

Satya Pal Singh has said that the institutes like IITs should find place among the 100 top global institutes of higher learning.

Microsoft AI translates Chinese to English like humans

Mar 15 2018

A team of Microsoft researchers has created an AI-powered system that can translate news articles from Chinese to English with the same accuracy as humans.

Virtual Reality is ultimate empathy machine: Facebook executive

Mar 10 2018

Jhaveri said that with VR, Facebook could also trace Syrian refugees or expose what happens to prisoners in the California Penal System.

Google to make Machine Learning education available for all

Mar 02 2018

Google introduced "Learn with Google AI" -- a set of educational resources developed by ML, for people to learn about concepts, apply AI to real-world problems

Huawei to showcase world's 1st smartphone-driven car

Feb 23 2018

The driverless Porsche Panamera is controlled by Huawei's flagship "Mate 10 Pro" smartphone that can "understand its surroundings".

New AI system may help check tuberculosis spread in India

Feb 21 2018

Using computer simulations, they tested the algorithm on two real-world cases: TB in India and gonorrhea in the US.

AI poses risks of misuse by hackers, say researchers

Feb 21 2018

AI, involves using computers to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as taking decisions or recognizing text.

India, China lead AI investment, adoption in Asia: Report

Feb 21 2018

Asian enterprises, especially those in India and China, are fast adopting AI to reinvent their business models and perceive AI as a complete disruptive force.

Accenture launches Artificial Intelligence testing services

Feb 20 2018

Accenture announced the launch of new services for testing AI systems globally that are powered by a "Teach and Test" methodology designed to help companies build.

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Acquires Cynosure Inc and Cynosure Interface Solutions for $31mn and Rs13cr respectively

To add platform capabilities in the insurance segment which contributes 15% of total business

The Acquisition is expected to close within the next 3 months


Sells Essar Steel loan to Deutsche Bank

Has sold its $385 mn Foreign currency loan extended to Essar Steel

Bank has taken a 38% haircut

Rs 1600 cr is expected earnings to the bank from the deal

Economic Times Reports


To Sell 50% stake in prime Mumbai office assets to Blackstone for $1.3bn

The co is also in discussions to sell its residential and commercial projects in Chennai

To convene shareholder’s meet on 23rd March in regard to the proposed divestment

Mint Reports


Gets Order Worth Rs 230 Cr From NTPC

To perform the pressure part metallurgy upgradation for 3 660MW super critical steam generators

Will help NTPC commission the 3x 660MW plant started 12years


Declared L1 bidder for EPC Project in UP worth Rs 677cr from NHAI

The completion period for the project is 30 months

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