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23 November, 2017 3:20 PM Kerala School Sastrolsavam begins

10,000 students expected to take part in the four-day festival The Kerala State School Sastrolsavam 2017-18 that encompasses the annual State-level science, mathematics, social science, IT and work experience fairs besides Vocational Expo will be officially opened by Education Minister C. Ravindranath at the Malabar Christian college ground here on Friday 28

27 October, 2017 1:57 AM In a first, Saudi Arabia gives citizenship to a robot

In a landmark decision, Saudi Arabia became the first country to grant citizenship to a robot. The machine has been identified as Sophia the Humanoid, and she is supposed to bear a resemblance to American actress and activist Audrey Hepburn. "I am very honoured and proud for this unique distinction," Sophia said in an interview with moderator Andrew 64

14 September, 2017 8:03 AM SoftBank's Vision Fund considers $500 million investment in ZhongAn IPO

The fund is likely to be a so-called cornerstone investor in ZhongAn`s up to $1.5 billion IPO. Hong Kong: SoftBank Vision Fund, the world`s largest private equity fund, is considering a $500 million investment in the Hong Kong initial public offering of ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance Co Ltd, China`s first internet-only insurer, IFR reported 43

26 August, 2017 10:12 AM Not just a boardroom battle: Here are the real reasons behind the Infosys crisis

Infosys is yet again in the news for all the wrong reasons. The poster child of the Indian IT industry just cannot seem to stabilise its ship even after a decade of consistently losing market share under different leaders, mostly comprising of its co-founders. In fact, Vishal Sikka was the first non-founder CEO for the company and was the first one successful 16

20 July, 2017 8:31 AM ABB India Q2 profit grows 38% to Rs 76 cr

ABB India Ltd today posted a 38 per cent rise in profit at Rs 76 crore for the second quarter to June on the back of higher sales. Profit stood at Rs 55 crore in the same quarter of the previous fiscal, the company said in a filing to the BSE today. Sales during the quarter came in at Rs 2,329.3 crore, registering an increase of 6 per cent. Total expenses 33

7 July, 2017 10:59 AM India to contribute nearly 35 per cent of total office absorption in APAC in 2017

MUMBAI: India will contribute 35 per cent to total office absorption in the Asia Pacific region this year, according to a Cushman & Wakefield research report released on Friday. It said the region could reach a historic mark of 100 million sq ft (msf) of office space leasing in 2017, with India contributing a significant annual average of 32-35 msf during 41

6 July, 2017 6:27 AM SoftBank aims to raise $3 billion-$5 billion via bond issue

Hong Kong: Japan`s SoftBank Group Corp is targetting raising between $3 billion and $5 billion through an offering of U.S. dollar bonds, according to a person familiar with the plans. The group has named Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank as joint global coordinators for a bond offering, it said in an announcement on Thursday 41

21 June, 2017 6:02 PM Why Travis Kalanick Didn't Survive At Uber

Three months ago, as the series of scandals was beginning to swirl around Uber, Travis Kalanick appeared before a group of Uber's female engineers in Palo Alto, California, for what was supposed to be an informal question-and-answer session. The plot to oust Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick began almost the moment he announced last week that he was taking 84

28 April, 2017 5:50 PM Industry not doing its bit in creating jobs: NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya

NEW DELHI: Turning the tables on India Inc, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya today said the industry is not discharging its responsibility of creating jobs. "What is industry doing for job creation? Government makes policies ... I don't see single industrialist starting a factory to produce apparel. "Why China exports $175 billion worth apparel 34

21 January, 2017 4:06 PM It was always 'America First,' President Trump. What's new?

Either President Trump lacks the intelligence and the education needed to appreciate the dynamics of the modern world or he has cynical contempt for the intelligence and education of his voters. In either case, the inaugural address of America’s 45th president trumpeted an obtuse self-interest, whose only moral compass is the conviction that might is right 217