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India will definitely gets its growth back, says Narendra Modi at CII Annual Session 2020; emphasises on inclusion, innovation
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India will definitely gets its growth back, says Narendra Modi at CII Annual Session 2020; emphasises on inclusion, innovation

Speaking at a video conference to the industry body, Confederation of Indian Industries' (CII) annual session, Narendra Modi said the government has taken tough steps to fight the coronavirus pandemic and has also taken care of the economy.

World Creativity and Innovation Day 2020: First celebrated in 2018, occasion aims to highlight role of creativity in achieving SDGs
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World Creativity and Innovation Day 2020: First celebrated in 2018, occasion aims to highlight role of creativity in achieving SDGs

According to the UN, innovation, creativity and mass entrepreneurship can give new impetus to economic growth and job creation.

Accenture opens third innovation hub in Pune; to house 1,200 people working on various technologies
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Accenture opens third innovation hub in Pune; to house 1,200 people working on various technologies

American tech major Accenture on Wednesday opened its third 'innovation hub' in the country at Pune, which will house 1,200 people working on various technologies

Satya Nadella says quality of ideas, ambition of Indian entrepreneurs and innovators exciting
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Satya Nadella says quality of ideas, ambition of Indian entrepreneurs and innovators exciting

The quality of ideas and ambition of entrepreneurs and innovators in India - many of whom are school kids - are "exciting" and driving innovation and growth for societies and economies, according to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Budget 2020: Startup sector needs relevant reforms, right support and opportunities to play crucial role in India's growth
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Budget 2020: Startup sector needs relevant reforms, right support and opportunities to play crucial role in India's growth

To reduce startup 'infant mortality' and encourage angel investments, risk-taking, creation of jobs, it is hoped the government will allow for tax exemption for amounts invested in accredited startups.

Artificial intelligence, emerging technologies to replace 69% of manager’s routine work by 2024: Survey
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Artificial intelligence, emerging technologies to replace 69% of manager’s routine work by 2024: Survey

Artificial intelligence and emerging technologies will undeniably change the role of the manager and will allow employees to extend their degree of responsibility and influence, without taking on management tasks.

India needs to imbibe best practices, policies from Israel to accelerate innovation: NASSCOM
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India needs to imbibe best practices, policies from Israel to accelerate innovation: NASSCOM

The delegation which was on a three-day "Innovation Discovery" tour to Israel from January 19-21 on Tuesday said that India and Israel can collaborate in several vital areas such as agriculture and mobility

Creating an Ecosystem of Green Thinking and Green Tech
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Creating an Ecosystem of Green Thinking and Green Tech

Volvo Cars is setting the tone for the industry by addressing the air pollution problem in India.

IISF 2019: Guinness World record was set for most number of students assembling radio kits
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IISF 2019: Guinness World record was set for most number of students assembling radio kits

Out of the 490 students that participated, 268 succeeded in completing the process in the stipulated hours

IISF 2019: Engineering model competition opened at IISF by Sci-Tech minister Dr Harsh Vardhan
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IISF 2019: Engineering model competition opened at IISF by Sci-Tech minister Dr Harsh Vardhan

The models displayed at the event range from tech that make existing machines cheaper to finding ways to help disabled people.

Narendra Modi to inaugurate 5th India International Science Festival in Kolkata today; PM to address IISF gathering via video
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Narendra Modi to inaugurate 5th India International Science Festival in Kolkata today; PM to address IISF gathering via video

IISF is an annual event organised jointly by science and technology-related ministries and departments of Indian government, Vijnana Bharati (Vibha), which is being held in Kolkata this year

India jumps 5 places to 52nd rank in Global Innovation Index 2019; Switzerland retains top spot
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India jumps 5 places to 52nd rank in Global Innovation Index 2019; Switzerland retains top spot

India improved its ranking in the global innovation index by five places to 52nd in 2019 from 57th position in the last year, according to a report released on Wednesday

These five innovations put humans on the Moon and changed our way of life on Earth
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These five innovations put humans on the Moon and changed our way of life on Earth

The race to put a human being on the Moon culminated with the Apollo 11 mission and Neil Armstrong.

The robotics and AI revolution will, like climate change, disrupt life as we know it; what future will it herald for humans?
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The robotics and AI revolution will, like climate change, disrupt life as we know it; what future will it herald for humans?

A future in which automatons do most of work as we know it is nigh. Since work is either physical or mental, and the automatons will increasingly be capable of both, it will be difficult if not impossible for most humans to move to a higher niche in the job market.

German startup Lilium bets on getting its first pilotless taxis airborne by 2025
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German startup Lilium bets on getting its first pilotless taxis airborne by 2025

The five-seater airplane is the brainchild of German startup Lilium, will be electric and run with AI.

Store nation's urine, it will end India's need to import fertilisers, says Nitin Gadkari
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Store nation's urine, it will end India's need to import fertilisers, says Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari said even human urine can be useful for making a bio-fuel and it can also yield ammonium sulfate and nitrogen

Govt may exempt DPIIT-certified startups from angel tax; likely to raise investment limit to Rs 25-40 crore
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Govt may exempt DPIIT-certified startups from angel tax; likely to raise investment limit to Rs 25-40 crore

The consideration assumes significance as several startups have claimed to receive angel tax notices, impacting their businesses.

Angel tax concerns: Startups required to seek tax exemption from inter-ministerial board, says govt
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Angel tax concerns: Startups required to seek tax exemption from inter-ministerial board, says govt

Several startups have raised concerns on taxation of angel funds under Section 56 of the Income Tax Act, which provides for taxation of funds received by an entity.

Naspers, Canada pension plan invest $540 mn in online education startup Byju's; funding to drive innovation
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Naspers, Canada pension plan invest $540 mn in online education startup Byju's; funding to drive innovation

In June this year, Byju's had said it has crossed Rs 100 crore in monthly revenue and had revised its revenue targets for this year to Rs 1,400 crore.

Data privacy is a must, it should not be at the cost of innovation: RS Prasad
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Data privacy is a must, it should not be at the cost of innovation: RS Prasad

On the matter of Aadhaar, Prasad made no mention of the innumerable breaches of demographic data.