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18 July, 2018 3:35 PM Government ropes in Google to create 3D views of monuments on Incredible India website

Tourism minister KJ Alphons expressed hope that this virtual reality experience will inspire tourists to visit India. The tourism ministry has initiated a project with Google to offer 3D views of Indian monuments on the website of Incredible India. As per a report in The Economic Times, tourism minister KJ Alphons said: "We want to give tourists a virtual 80

11 July, 2018 4:26 PM Half of Indian firms found wanting on data protection: Survey

As data becomes a sought-after commodity, with some business leaders calling it as the new oil, a survey has found nearly half of Indian companies to be lacking on the critical parameter of data protection. Apart from that, companies also seem to be lacking on proper storage of sensitive data, the survey by digital security firm Gemalto has said. "48 percent 48

11 July, 2018 6:24 AM Connaught Place World's 9th Most Expensive Office Location: Report

New Delhi's Connaught Place has moved one position higher to become ninth most expensive office location in the world with an annual rent of USD 153 per sq ft, according to property consultant CBRE. Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) slipped to 26th position with an annual prime rent of USD 96.51 per sq ft from 16th rank. The central business district 44

10 July, 2018 2:55 PM Most Tax Professionals Not Ready For New Taxation Regime: Survey

Over 90 per cent the respondents believed that core competencies of the professionals will move from tax and technical skills to process and technological skills over the next three years. Mumbai: With the tax function evolving at a rapid pace over the last few years, 78 per cent of respondents in a survey believe they are not adequately prepared for the new avatar 43

9 July, 2018 12:12 PM June sees 9% rise in hiring activity, says survey

The metropolitan cities saw a rise in hiring, with Delhi witnessing an 8 percent increase and Chennai seeing a 9 percent increase in hiring. Hiring activity in India increased by 9 percent in June 2018 over the same month last year, according to the Naukri Jobspeak Index. Real estate and auto industries boosted the activity by 19 percent and 26 percent 42

7 July, 2018 1:48 PM NASA Readies to Extract Data as Kepler Runs 'Very Low' on Fuel

Scientists at NASA are preparing to download the latest bit of data stored in its plant-hunting Kepler space telescope as the spacecraft is now running "very low" on fuel. The US space agency has placed the spacecraft in a no-fuel-use safe mode to save the remaining fuel so that data extraction can be completed, NASA said on Friday. On August 2, the Kepler 55

5 July, 2018 10:19 AM Japan Said to Be Eyeing Rating System for Used Smartphones

Japan's communications ministry and the used smartphone industry are considering a system for ranking used smartphones so that consumers will be able to determine their quality and more easily purchase them, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. The effort is aimed at expanding the distribution of secondhand smartphones. They plan to establish a study panel 35

2 July, 2018 9:30 AM Oil falls as Saudi, Russian output rises

Oil prices fell on Monday as supplies from Saudi Arabia and Russia rose while economic growth stumbled in Asia amid an escalating trade dispute with the United States. Benchmark Brent crude oil fell $1.24 a barrel to a low of $77.99 before recovering to $78.40, down 83 cents, by 0735 GMT. US light crude was 50 cents lower at $73.65. Oil prices rose strongly 51

29 June, 2018 5:15 PM Google celebrates 125th birth anniversary of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis with doodle

Mahalanobis is credited as the founder of the Indian Statiscal Insitute (ISI). He was a founding member of the Planning Commission — famous for its five year plans. Google celebrated the 125th birth anniversary of eminent statistician Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis with a doodle on June 29. Mahalanobis is credited as the founder of the Indian Statistical 30

26 June, 2018 5:31 PM Global poll says India most dangerous country for women

Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria comes later in list India has been ranked as the most dangerous country out of the world’s 10 worst countries for women, behind Afghanistan, Pakistan and Somalia, according to a poll conducted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. The same poll conducted in 2011 had placed India at the fourth place. The findings are based on perceptions 39