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Aarogya Setu not ‘open source’ in real sense, claim cybersecurity activists, say server code must be made public
India

Aarogya Setu not ‘open source’ in real sense, claim cybersecurity activists, say server code must be made public

Cybersecurity activists have termed the Indian government's claim of making the source code of Aarogya Setu app public as half-truth.

India's coronavirus numbers continue to defy experts' projections; flattening of curve remains distant proposition
India

India's coronavirus numbers continue to defy experts' projections; flattening of curve remains distant proposition

If anything can be gleaned from the repeatedly dashed hopes and predictions of experts, is that the aphorism "all models are wrong but some models are useful" rings particularly true in the case of coronavirus.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad among 15 'high case load' places, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad among 15 'high case load' places, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has identified Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Indore, Hyderabad, Pune and Jaipur among the 15 places of "high case load", and said India's success in battling COVID-19 is dependent on them

Coronavirus Outbreak: NITI Aayog building in Delhi sealed for 48 hours after officer tests positive; contacts asked to self-quarantine
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: NITI Aayog building in Delhi sealed for 48 hours after officer tests positive; contacts asked to self-quarantine

The NITI Aayog building in the National Capital has been sealed for 48 hours, after a director level officer tested positive for coronavirus

Coronavirus Outbreak: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant writes to NGOs for assistance in relief measures
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Coronavirus Outbreak: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant writes to NGOs for assistance in relief measures

NITI Aayog said that the empowered group conducted detailed deliberations with 40-plus prominent CSOs and NGOs working in different parts of the country and with different communities.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Need to build manufacturing base for PPE, ventilators, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Need to build manufacturing base for PPE, ventilators, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Wednesday said there is a need to build a manufacturing base for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ventilators not only for the Covid-19 outbreak but for the future as well

Reforms unleashed by Narendra Modi govt will make country very competitive; India's story has just begun: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
Business

Reforms unleashed by Narendra Modi govt will make country very competitive; India's story has just begun: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

India, under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was moving fast on the track of ease of doing business, the NITI Aayog CEO said

India Innovation Index 2019: Naming and shaming of states through ranking would lead to growth, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
India

India Innovation Index 2019: Naming and shaming of states through ranking would lead to growth, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Delhi has emerged as the best performer among the group of Union Territories and city states with a score of 42.98 – which is the best-performing state among all the Indian states taken as a whole.

India Economic Summit: Many more structural reforms in offing to propel growth, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
Business

India Economic Summit: Many more structural reforms in offing to propel growth, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

There will be many more structural reforms by the government in the coming days to push economy to a high growth trajectory, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Thursday

NITI Aayog releases SEQI: Kerala tops in quality of schools among 20 large states in India, Uttar Pradesh worst performer
India

NITI Aayog releases SEQI: Kerala tops in quality of schools among 20 large states in India, Uttar Pradesh worst performer

Kerala has emerged on top among 20 large states in terms of School Education Quality Index (SEQI), which measures quality of school education, followed by Rajasthan and Karnataka, while the most-populous Uttar Pradesh was ranked at the bottom position during 2016-17

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant says real challenge before India is to grow at 8-9%, sustain it
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NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant says real challenge before India is to grow at 8-9%, sustain it

The government is determined to take India back to a high trajectory growth rate of 8-9 percent and the real challenge before the country is to sustain that growth, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said

Corporate tax cuts to create positive impact on economy, boost industry; now need to focus on spurring demand: India Inc
Business

Corporate tax cuts to create positive impact on economy, boost industry; now need to focus on spurring demand: India Inc

Industry leaders from diverse sectors such as manufacturing and services expect the reduction in corporate tax rates to create a positive impact on the economy, leading to a speedier turnaround

Govt doing everything possible to bring India back on high growth path: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
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Govt doing everything possible to bring India back on high growth path: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

The government is doing everything possible to turn around the Indian economy and bring it back to a high trajectory growth path, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Wednesday

Delhi-NCR ahead of Bengaluru, Mumbai with over 7,000 start-ups, 10 unicorns, new biz valuation of around $50 bn: Report
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Delhi-NCR ahead of Bengaluru, Mumbai with over 7,000 start-ups, 10 unicorns, new biz valuation of around $50 bn: Report

Within Delhi-NCR, Delhi accounted for 4,491 start-ups, Gurugram 1,544 and Noida 1,004 new businesses.

Mission Paani launch event today: News18's awareness campaign could be key in preventing a nationwide water crisis
India

Mission Paani launch event today: News18's awareness campaign could be key in preventing a nationwide water crisis

Mission Paani is the biggest national effort to make water conservation a community-driven movement.

Fintech startup deals in India surpass China, dealmaking expected to continue at strong pace in India
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Fintech startup deals in India surpass China, dealmaking expected to continue at strong pace in India

China had marginally higher investments at $375 million during the period, compared to the $350 million in India.

Sensex tanks 500 points as  scrapping of Article 370 spooks investors; a reminder why govt shouldn't lose focus on sinking economy
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Sensex tanks 500 points as scrapping of Article 370 spooks investors; a reminder why govt shouldn't lose focus on sinking economy

Sensex fell intra-day to over 700 points after the government revoked the controversial Article 370 that gave a special status to J&K

WhatsApp is reportedly going to get a new web version which will work without your phone
News & Analysis

WhatsApp is reportedly going to get a new web version which will work without your phone

This new app would work on a new multi-platform system which would operate even if your phone was turned off.

India has put in place a game plan for electric vehicles, components to reduce imports, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
Business

India has put in place a game plan for electric vehicles, components to reduce imports, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Amitabh Kant said the country's EV focus should mainly be on two-wheeler and three-wheeler vehicles and public transport