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Striving for Equity in Digital Access
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Striving for Equity in Digital Access

Be it learning online during the current pandemic or earning by taking classes for interested groups of people, a digital device has the potential to completely transform the lives of many.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen; discuss ed-tech, start-ups and boosting innovation
World

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen; discuss ed-tech, start-ups and boosting innovation

They both emphasised on the need to create centres of excellence of Artificial Intelligence in India

Startups playing key role in boosting India-US partnership, says Ambassador Taranjit Sandhu
World

Startups playing key role in boosting India-US partnership, says Ambassador Taranjit Sandhu

Sandhu was delivering a keynote address at a webinar on Opportunities in the Indian Startup Ecosystem and the deepening of India-US partnership

Digital India completes 6 years: 2020s will be India's techade, says Modi; key highlights of PM's speech
India

Digital India completes 6 years: 2020s will be India's techade, says Modi; key highlights of PM's speech

Speaking at a virtual event to mark the completion of six years of Digital India, Modi said India is also conscious of its responsibilities as a data powerhouse and noted that work is underway on all aspects of data protection

Digital India: How the six-year-old mission has taken a largely offline nation online
India

Digital India: How the six-year-old mission has taken a largely offline nation online

Digital India is a Rs 1,13,000-crore flagship programme of the Government of India with a vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy

Explained: Why clean, cost-effective logistics are essential as freight movement in India goes up
India

Explained: Why clean, cost-effective logistics are essential as freight movement in India goes up

India, the world's third largest emitter of carbon dioxide, has the potential to reduce nitrogen oxide and particulate matter emissions by 35 percent and 28 percent respectively by 2050

Paytm helps 2.5 lakh FASTag users with fast redressal mechanism to get a refund for wrong toll charges
News & Analysis

Paytm helps 2.5 lakh FASTag users with fast redressal mechanism to get a refund for wrong toll charges

According to Paytm Payments, the company has won 82 percent of cases on behalf of its FASTag users.

Piyush Goyal to launch revamped IRCTC website on 31 Dec; new features include AI chatbot, pay later option
India

Piyush Goyal to launch revamped IRCTC website on 31 Dec; new features include AI chatbot, pay later option

Goyal had reviewed the upgradation of the e-ticketing system on 25 December and stated that the website should provide holistic convenience to the passengers for their train journey

General Atlantic invests Rs 6,600 cr in Reliance Jio; with investments from Facebook, Silver Lake, Vista Equity, platform raises Rs 67,194 cr in under 4 weeks
Business

General Atlantic invests Rs 6,600 cr in Reliance Jio; with investments from Facebook, Silver Lake, Vista Equity, platform raises Rs 67,194 cr in under 4 weeks

Jio Platforms on Sunday announced that it has sold a 1.34 percent stake to New York-based private equity firm General Atlantic for nearly Rs 6,600 crore, making it the fourth such stake sale in the last four weeks.

Reliance Industries to sell $750 million stake in Jio Platforms to Silver Lake, on track to cut debt
Business

Reliance Industries to sell $750 million stake in Jio Platforms to Silver Lake, on track to cut debt

India’s Reliance Industries Ltd said on Monday private equity firm Silver Lake will invest nearly $750 million in its digital arm, days after securing a $5.7 billion investment from Facebook Inc, boosting its efforts to cut debt

Reliance Jio-Silver Lake Rs 5,656 cr deal: Investment values Jio Platforms at enterprise value of Rs 5.15 lakh cr; other key highlights
Business

Reliance Jio-Silver Lake Rs 5,656 cr deal: Investment values Jio Platforms at enterprise value of Rs 5.15 lakh cr; other key highlights

Silver Lake - one of the world's largest tech investors - on Monday agreed to invest Rs 5,655.75 crore to buy a 1.15 percent stake in billionaire Mukesh Ambani's digital unit that houses India's youngest but biggest telecom firm

Dr Hari Krishna Maram Felicitated For Contribution Towards Digital India
Business

Dr Hari Krishna Maram Felicitated For Contribution Towards Digital India

Dr Hari Krishna Maram was conferred with the award by Sri Jagadish Shettar, Former Chief Minister of Karnataka and Honorable Minister of Large and Medium Scale Industries & Mr Syed Kirmani

Budget 2020: Domestic telecom gear makers seek Rs 10,000 cr credit facility, purchase preference
Business

Budget 2020: Domestic telecom gear makers seek Rs 10,000 cr credit facility, purchase preference

Domestic telecom gear makers seek a Rs 10,000 crore line of credit facility from the government in the upcoming budget to bring them at par with foreign competitors, according to a wishlist submitted by the telecom committee at PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Budget 2020: As India sees slowest economic growth in 11 years, here's what startups need to flourish
News & Analysis

Budget 2020: As India sees slowest economic growth in 11 years, here's what startups need to flourish

In 2014, PM Modi launched Startup India and Funds of Fund for the newest sector of the economy but that is not enough.

BharatNet implementation has been slow, riddled with shortcomings; needs urgent remedial action to democratise internet access
India

BharatNet implementation has been slow, riddled with shortcomings; needs urgent remedial action to democratise internet access

Bharat Broadband Network Limited should function as a coordinating authority, rather than performing full implementation functions.

Nirmala Sitharaman holds first pre-Budget consultations with representatives of digital economy, startups
Business

Nirmala Sitharaman holds first pre-Budget consultations with representatives of digital economy, startups

Sitharaman is likely to present her second Budget for the Modi 2.0 government in Parliament on 1 February.

Airtel, Vodafone Idea new rates effective from today: Tariff hike good for customers; to boost govt revenue, create jobs, says COAI
Business

Airtel, Vodafone Idea new rates effective from today: Tariff hike good for customers; to boost govt revenue, create jobs, says COAI

This is the first hike in the past five years in the country's telecom space that was facing tariff war, with voice calls becoming almost free in 2016 and steep 95 percent fall in data prices to Rs 11.78 per GB at present from Rs 269 per GB in 2014

WhatsApp to invest $250,000 in partnership with Startup India to boost Indian startup community
News & Analysis

WhatsApp to invest $250,000 in partnership with Startup India to boost Indian startup community

Ever since WhatsApp Business has gone live, around 1 million small and medium businesses have registered on WhatsApp Business in India.