Why India Keeps Making Grand Claims About Its Energy Future – MIT Technology Review

Lately we’ve had a mixed bag in terms of India’s energy outlook. On the one hand, the country appears to be a terrific environment for green energy investment, and has made bold predictions about its plans for cutting emissions. On the other, its power minister, Piyush Goyal, recently said that … [Read more...]

Indian tech sector downsizes heavily as Trump's H-1B policy creates uncertainty – CNBC

Technology companies in India are in the midst of a massive restructuring drive that has both employees and industry analysts worried over the future of the sector. Information Technology companies like Infosys, Cognizant and Tech Mahindra have announced redundancies this year and some analysts have … [Read more...]

Why India celebrates National Technology Day on May 11, and its theme for 2017 – YourStory.com

On May 11, 1998, India successfully test fired the Shakti-I nuclear missile at the Indian Army’s Pokhran Test Range in Rajasthan in an operation led by aerospace engineer and late President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. Two days later, the country successfully tested two more nuclear weapons as a part of the … [Read more...]

India passing through biggest technological revolution: Amitabh Kant – Economic Times

NEW DELHI: India is passing through the biggest technological revolution which will make data analytics critical for delivery of services to the people, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Thursday.Leakages in government schemes are now vanishing and in due course all benefits provided by the … [Read more...]

HR and HR Technology in India: Growth, Purpose and Value – SHRM

HYDERABAD, INDIA—India now has the fastest-growing economy in the world, and it is expected to become larger than China's in the next 10 years, according to Delhi's Central Statistics Office. Many of the world's largest companies have set up service and technology operations in India, so the country … [Read more...]

RNA technologies and India's path forward – Livemint

Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (Crispr) and its associated protein (Cas9) have been generating quite a buzz of late, even resulting in speculation about a new technology race between the US and China. Political and strategic implications apart, scientists all over the … [Read more...]

Amazon to keep investing in technology, infrastructure in India: Jeff Bezos – Moneycontrol.com

Global e-commerce major Amazon will keep investing in the Indian market to strengthen technology and infrastructure as it looks to overtake local rival Flipkart. The US-based company has already committed investments to the tune of USD 5 billion in India. "Our India team is moving fast and … [Read more...]

Blockchain technology is the coolest thing in Indian finance right … – Quartz

It’s tough to keep up with technology. And India’s finance sector knows it too well. Blockchain technology, based on concepts that underpin cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, is fast gaining pace in Asia’s third-largest economy but business executives still aren’t sure if they understand it. In 2016, … [Read more...]

Holding back technology tide wrong strategy for long term: Chandrashekhar, president, Nasscom – Economic Times

At a time when the IT industry faces multiple challenges of automation and protectionism, R Chandrashekhar, president of industry lobby Nasscom, spoke with Nilesh Christopher and TV Mahalingam about where the industry is headed. Edited excerpts.Is there a temporary respite from continued rhetoric on … [Read more...]

Technology is solution to all problems, says Prabhu – India Today

New Delhi, Apr 19 (PTI) Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today advocated for the use of cutting edge technology in the transportation sector, stressing that technology is the solution of every problem."We need to modernise, upgrade our infrastructure and find technology solution. All problems can be … [Read more...]