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China and AI: what the world can learn and what it should be wary of

China and AI: what the world can learn and what it should be wary of

<i><b>Image Courtesy: </b>Shutterstock</i><span><a href="https://theconversation.com/profiles/hessy-elliott-1126814">Hessy Elliott</a>, <em><a href="https://theconversation.com/institutions/nesta-3945">Nesta</a></em></span>China...

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Modern monetary theory: the rise of economists who say huge government debt is not a problem

Modern monetary theory: the rise of economists who say huge government debt is not a problem

<i><b>Image Courtesy:</b> 3DDock</i><span><a href="https://theconversation.com/profiles/john-whittaker-156289">John Whittaker</a>, <em><a href="https://theconversation.com/institutions/lancaster-university-1176">Lancaster University</a><...

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How coronavirus affects the brain

How coronavirus affects the brain

<i><b>Image Courtesy:</b> r.classen/Shutterstock</i><span><a href="https://theconversation.com/profiles/michael-zandi-1127329">Michael Zandi</a>, <em><a href="https://theconversation.com/institutions/ucl-1885">UCL</a></em></span>...

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NSE goes Atmanirbhar, approves desi Gold bars to settle futures contracts

NSE goes Atmanirbhar, approves desi Gold bars to settle futures contracts

Mumbai: Desi Gold bars will be used to settle Futures contracts traded on the NSE platform.The exchange on Friday, July 10, 2020, announced the launch of NSE refiner standards (NRS) as a policy for standard gold delivery. "The NSE Refiner Standards for BIS – Standard Gold would enable the acceptance...

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Ahead of AGM, RIL hits milestone, Jio platforms gets 12th investor

Ahead of AGM, RIL hits milestone, Jio platforms gets 12th investor

Mumbai: Market capitalization of Reliance Industries Limited on Monday hit the milestone of 12 lakh crores with the scrip touching an all-time high of 1,947 per share.At the time of updating this story, the RIL counter on Bombay Stock Exchange observed a volume of 10.26 lakh shares exchanging hands ...

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Wipro laying-off? Chairman Rishad Premji reveals hybrid model

Wipro laying-off? Chairman Rishad Premji reveals hybrid model

Bengaluru: The 43 year old Chairman of Indian tech major Wipro on Monday shared an eloquent response to a  pressing question - could Wipro be retrenching or laying-off staff?In the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, India's famed technology-table of behemoths including leaders such as TCS, Infosys ...

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6 months more for reliable vaccine says Adar Poonawalla

6 months more for reliable vaccine says Adar Poonawalla

Pune: The chief of city based Serum Institute of India believes that the country is at least 6 months away from their vaccine.  The company's CEO Adar Poonawalla reportedly explained that their researchers were focusing on a safe and effective vaccine rather than rushing through crucial researc...

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BofA report counters 'green-shoots', forecasts contraction in GDP

BofA report counters 'green-shoots', forecasts contraction in GDP

A Bank of America securities analysis finds that India's GDP could slip by 3 percent in 2020-21.  BofA's forecast of a GDP contraction has been based on the assumption that India fully opens to business by August. Should the impact of the pandemic exist beyond August, a higher GDP contraction h...

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MIT study says India could rank top of infamous Covid rank by Winter 2021

MIT study says India could rank top of infamous Covid rank by Winter 2021

A study on the spread of Covid-19 in 84 countries by a team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) concludes that India could top the rank of daily-cases by Winter 2021.  In a preprint paper, MIT professors - Hazhir Rahmandad and John Sterman, and Tse Yang Lim made th...

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TCS results: Covid chips net-profit but company upbeat on learning, dividends, customers, and operational resilience

TCS results: Covid chips net-profit but company upbeat on learning, dividends, customers, and operational resilience

Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services on Thursday announced the results for the quarter ending June 30, 2020. The company also announced a dividend for its investors.TCS posted revenues of Rs 38,322 crores, marginally better than the revenues of Rs 38,172 crores earned in the first quarter of 2019-20. I...

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