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PM Modi to inaugurate India's first Semicon Conference on 29 April
Business

PM Modi to inaugurate India's first Semicon Conference on 29 April

The three-day conference is being organised to take forward the vision of the prime minister to make India a leader in electronics manufacturing, semiconductor design, manufacturing and innovation

Narendra Modi declares 16 Jan as National Start-Up Day, calls for innovating for India
India

Narendra Modi declares 16 Jan as National Start-Up Day, calls for innovating for India

Innovation and technology-based solutions are being encouraged for finding solutions to challenges facing the country, Modi said

There is another crisis in education; can India turn this to its advantage?
India

There is another crisis in education; can India turn this to its advantage?

In a world where excellent content is often available on the Internet, and where machine translation will soon make the content available in the mother tongue, the preponderance of English, as well as the Anglosphere model of universities, may both be under siege.

India a land of opportunities, open to innovation and investment: PM Modi at Dubai Expo address
India

India a land of opportunities, open to innovation and investment: PM Modi at Dubai Expo address

Referring to the theme of India's pavilion — ''Openness, Opportunity and Growth'' — Modi stressed that today's India is one of the most open countries in the world, open to learning, open to perspectives, open to innovation and open to investment

Narendra Modi reviews Ayodhya's development plan, wants future generation to visit temple town 'at least once'
India

Narendra Modi reviews Ayodhya's development plan, wants future generation to visit temple town 'at least once'

PM reviewed the Rs 20,000 crore- Ayodhya development plan on Saturday and asserted that the temple town in Uttar Pradesh should manifest the 'the finest of our traditions' and the 'best of our developmental transformations'

Battle against COVID-19 has made value of global innovation greater than ever before
World

Battle against COVID-19 has made value of global innovation greater than ever before

The creative economy, and underlying innovation, has faced a marked slowdown owing to the pandemic —something that we cannot afford to ignore

C U Soon movie review: Fahadh Faasil & Friends snatch innovation from the jaws of the lockdown for a clever thriller
Entertainment

C U Soon movie review: Fahadh Faasil & Friends snatch innovation from the jaws of the lockdown for a clever thriller

C U Soon is a remarkably pacy entertainer and a perfect antidote to the immobility that the pandemic has imposed on us.

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

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
World

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
Business

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
Business

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
Business

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
Business

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
Business

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
Breathefree

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
News & Analysis

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
News & Analysis

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
India

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
Business

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