Singh Rahul Sunilkumar
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Rail minister announces India's first hydrogen train; Know the technology

Hydrogen-powered train uses hydrogen fuel cells to produce electricity by converting hydrogen and oxygen, which is then used to power the train's motors.

Hydrogen fuel does not emit harmful pollutants such as carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides, or particulate matter.
Hydrogen fuel does not emit harmful pollutants such as carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides, or particulate matter.
Updated on Feb 01, 2023 07:34 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Budget 2023 brings special scheme for vulnerable tribal groups | Details

Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups or PVTG, as identified by the Centre, are those that depend on hunting for food, have pre-agriculture level technologies, zero or negative population growth, and extremely low levels of literacy.

Budget 2023 announcements are aimed at improving the socio-economic conditions of particularly vulnerable tribal groups (PVTGs).(Representative Image)
Budget 2023 announcements are aimed at improving the socio-economic conditions of particularly vulnerable tribal groups (PVTGs).(Representative Image)
Published on Feb 01, 2023 05:48 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Budget 2023: New tax regime to be default; who will benefit from it?

Presenting Budget 2023, Finance minister Sitharaman said that these changes are made to acknowledge the hard work of middle income group tax payers. Modifications in Income tax announced in the Modi government's budget are also seen as measures to promote new tax regime.

There is no proposal to modify income tax returns forms, a finance ministry official said.(Representative Image)
There is no proposal to modify income tax returns forms, a finance ministry official said.(Representative Image)
Published on Feb 01, 2023 05:17 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Budget 2023: 3 AI centres of excellence to be set up, FM Sitharaman announces

Union finance minister in her Budget 2023 speech said that major industry players would work together at the centres to conduct multidisciplinary research, develop applications, and find answers to issues relating to artificial intelligence.

Union Finance Minister Nirmala carrying a folder-case poses for photographs outside the Finance Ministry at North Block, in New Delhi, Wednesday.(PTI)
Union Finance Minister Nirmala carrying a folder-case poses for photographs outside the Finance Ministry at North Block, in New Delhi, Wednesday.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 01, 2023 12:49 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

After 'smart recovery' from Covid, what do MSMEs expect from Budget 2023

Economic survey 2022-23 shows that Goods and Services Tax paid by Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises increased to Rs. 5.5 lakh crore in FY22 from Rs. 5 lakh crore in FY20, which even came down to about Rs. 4.7 lakh crore in FY21.

The Economic survey highlighted Covid had a significant negative impact on the sector’s performance.(HT_PRINT)
The Economic survey highlighted Covid had a significant negative impact on the sector’s performance.(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Jan 31, 2023 08:49 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

'A typical sight…': PM Modi tweets pic of tailor accepting payment via Paytm

India has had tremendous success with digital payments. UPI payments reached a record high of 12.82 lakh crore in December of last year. During the same month, 782 crore transactions were completed.

PM Modi tweeted photo showing a tailor using Paytm payments.(ANI/PIB)
PM Modi tweeted photo showing a tailor using Paytm payments.(ANI/PIB)
Updated on Jan 24, 2023 04:14 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

What India Inc expects from Union Budget 2023| 10 things to know

Business leaders believe that the government should take advantage of the weakening of manufacturing economies. They advocate for competitive import tariffs.

Union Budget 2023 will be presented by Finance minister in the first week of February.
Union Budget 2023 will be presented by Finance minister in the first week of February.
Published on Jan 23, 2023 02:37 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

'Why me? Why now?’: Google fires manager who is 8-months pregnant

Katherine Wong, who was a programme manager at Google, said she was fired just before going on a maternity leave, underlining she was asked to leave despite a "good performance review" as she suggested that the layoffs were not performance-based.

Google parent Alphabet Inc on Friday eliminated 12,000 jobs.
Google parent Alphabet Inc on Friday eliminated 12,000 jobs.
Updated on Jan 23, 2023 02:17 PM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

How Avatar suits are being used for research on diseases impairing movement

Motion capture suits, also known as mo-cap suits, are special suits worn by actors that are used to capture their movements and expressions in order to create realistic computer-generated characters in films and video games.

Motion capture technology being used in the movie Avatar.
Motion capture technology being used in the movie Avatar.
Published on Jan 23, 2023 11:34 AM IST

'Any big tech hiring?' asks Techie laid-off by Google, Snap, Amazon in 4 months

As the Covid bubble pops, businesses all over the world have turned to layoff campaigns to restructure their operations and reduce their workforces. Particularly in the tech sector, many workers are being let go.

Tech companies in large are resorting to mass layoffs.(Photo by Sigmund on Unsplash)
Tech companies in large are resorting to mass layoffs.(Photo by Sigmund on Unsplash)
Published on Jan 22, 2023 07:23 PM IST

This deepfake tool helps presenters maintain eye contact while reading script

The Eye Contact effect can help support content creators who want to record themselves while reading notes or a script, or who want to avoid having to stare directly at the camera.

The AI-powered Eye Contact effect simulates facial expressions with the camera by gaze estimation and alignment. (Nvidia)
The AI-powered Eye Contact effect simulates facial expressions with the camera by gaze estimation and alignment. (Nvidia)
Updated on Jan 22, 2023 01:40 PM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

ChatGPT co-authors research papers; Is it even ethical, academia debates

ChatGPT being attributed as a study author is not acceptable to a number of research paper publishers because they say AI tools cannot accept responsibility for the content and integrity of scientific papers.

ChatGPT website(Bloomberg)
ChatGPT website(Bloomberg)
Published on Jan 21, 2023 09:36 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Explained: What is Union Budget, its constitutional provisions

The budget is presented by the Finance Minister of India in the Parliament. The budget is a comprehensive document that outlines the government’s economic and fiscal policies for the next fiscal year.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during Budget 2022.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during Budget 2022.
Updated on Jan 23, 2023 12:03 PM IST

Former Indian U-19 cricketer accused of kidnapping Crypto investment manager

Vijay Zol made a cryptocurrency investment. However, after the value of this currency fell in the market, Vijay Jol and his brother came home and threatened to kill, a complaint filed by businessman Kharat claims. Meanwhile, Zol has not reacted to the incident.

Vijay Zol with AB de Villiers and Mitchell Starc in 2014 IPL photo.(Vijay Zol/Twitter)
Vijay Zol with AB de Villiers and Mitchell Starc in 2014 IPL photo.(Vijay Zol/Twitter)
Updated on Jan 18, 2023 07:50 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

‘Otherwise I might be dead’: Woman claims Apple watch detected heart blockage

Apple watch's ECG app comes helpful in detecting heart ailment. “When I woke up one day there was a red alert. It advised to see a doctor so I did and showed them the results the watch had recorded,” a woman claimed.

Apple Watch comes with ECG app.(Pixabay)
Apple Watch comes with ECG app.(Pixabay)
Published on Jan 18, 2023 03:51 PM IST

GoMechanic to let go 70% workforce, co-founder admits error in financial reports

GoMechanic's co-founder Amit Bhasin wrote, “We take full responsibility for this current situation and unanimously have decided to restructure the business while we look for capital solutions.”

GoMechanic is a network of car repair centres offering servicing, repairs and cleaning.(GoMechanic)
GoMechanic is a network of car repair centres offering servicing, repairs and cleaning.(GoMechanic)
Published on Jan 18, 2023 01:29 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

'Are they trying to be the boss of Earth?' Elon Musk lambasts Davos 2023 summit

World Economic Forum (WEF) is an international organisation that is best known for its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. There will be a gathering of roughly 600 CEOs, but the CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk has chosen not to attend.

Elon Musk has been critical of World Economic Forum 2023 summit.(AFP)
Elon Musk has been critical of World Economic Forum 2023 summit.(AFP)
Published on Jan 17, 2023 07:36 PM IST

Explained: What is Remote EVM, EC's proposed reform for domestic migrant voters

Remote EVM will help domestic migrant voters to vote from the place of current residence. In the 2019 General Elections, over 30 crore registered voters did not exercise their franchise. Internal migration (domestic migrants) is one of the most prominent reason for this.

Election commission is planning to introduce Remote EVM. (Representative Image)
Election commission is planning to introduce Remote EVM. (Representative Image)
Published on Jan 17, 2023 05:39 PM IST

Cybercriminals using ChatGPT AI bot to develop malicious tools?

According to a report from cyber security firm Check Point Research (CPR), the cybercriminal community has already expressed strong interest in ChatGPT develop malicious code.

ChatGPT website(Bloomberg)
ChatGPT website(Bloomberg)
Published on Jan 16, 2023 09:37 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Louis Vuitton gets new boss, Bernard Arnault appoints daughter as Dior head

Congratulating his daughter Delphine Arnault, Bernard Arnault, the world's richest man wrote, "Delphine's keen insights and incomparable experience will be decisive assets in driving the ongoing development of Christian Dior.”

A woman with a Louis Vuitton-branded shopping bag.(Reuters)
A woman with a Louis Vuitton-branded shopping bag.(Reuters)
Published on Jan 15, 2023 10:43 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Lalit Modi quits KK Modi Family Trust. Feud escalated with mother, sister?

Former IPL chairman Lalit Modi went on to say that he had discussed it with his daughter and that they both believe that control of the LKM (Lalit Kumar Modi) family's affairs, as well as its beneficial interest in the Trust, should be transferred to son Ruchir Modi.

Former IPL chairman Lalit Modi is on the run after being charged with tax evasion, money laundering, among other cases.(HT File )
Former IPL chairman Lalit Modi is on the run after being charged with tax evasion, money laundering, among other cases.(HT File )
Updated on Jan 15, 2023 07:54 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

‘Decided to never…’: Snapdeal co-founder's tweet after Nepal air crash kills 68

Snapdeal co-founder Kunal Bahl voiced alarm about the aviation infrastructure of the airport adding that he anticipated such dreadful event.

Locals watch the wreckage of a passenger plane as rescuers are scouring the crash site, in Pokhara, Nepal.(AP)
Locals watch the wreckage of a passenger plane as rescuers are scouring the crash site, in Pokhara, Nepal.(AP)
Published on Jan 15, 2023 05:06 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

What you should know about India's 1st online gaming centre for excellence

The Digital India Startup Hub - through the Software Technology Parks of India - will establish the centre of excellence. It is expected to serve as a catalyst for North-East startups and entrepreneurs to create an environment for next-generation online gaming, an official government statement read.

 Centre has released its online gaming regulation plan for public consultation.
Centre has released its online gaming regulation plan for public consultation.
Published on Jan 13, 2023 06:38 PM IST

'29 lakh job opportunities': CM Chouhan at close of MP Global Investors Summit

The summit received investment intentions worth more than ₹15,42,500 crore that will bring 29 lakh employment opportunities, said Chouhan.

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan addressing Madhya Pradesh global investors summit.(Office of Shivraj/Twitter)
CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan addressing Madhya Pradesh global investors summit.(Office of Shivraj/Twitter)
Published on Jan 12, 2023 10:55 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

MP Global Investors Summit: What top business leaders said on Day 1

The inaugural session was attended by business leaders from Aditya Birla, Tata, Bajaj, Piramal, Godrej, Lulu Group, Dalmia Bharat, JK Tyres, Reliance, Adani, and JSW, among others.

Kumar Mangalam Birla of the Aditya Birla Group addressing the summit.(Jansampark MP/ screengrab)
Kumar Mangalam Birla of the Aditya Birla Group addressing the summit.(Jansampark MP/ screengrab)
Updated on Jan 11, 2023 10:47 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

‘Mark a location on map, get land within a day’: Madhya Pradesh CM to investors

“MP is a peaceful land. When we formed the government, we made it clear that only dacoits or Shivraj Singh would be allowed to live here. Dacoits were eliminated in a year of government formation,” the chief minister said, claiming that the era of terror in Chambal’s ravines is over.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan said there is no scarcity of land, electricity, or water in the state. (Office of Shivraj/ Twitter)
Shivraj Singh Chouhan said there is no scarcity of land, electricity, or water in the state. (Office of Shivraj/ Twitter)
Updated on Jan 11, 2023 06:08 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Passwordless sign-in a paradigm shift? Expert explains the new technology

To tackle the critical security scenario, firms are looking towards password less authentication system for providing hassle-free but more secure check-ins. Will it prove to be safer and easier sign-in option? Experts explains.

Representative Image(Photo by FLY:D on Unsplash)
Representative Image(Photo by FLY:D on Unsplash)
Published on Jan 06, 2023 06:47 PM IST

Delhi mayor poll: What does aldermen mean, why are BJP & AAP fighting over it?

MCD Mayor Election 2023:The situation became volatile, and marshals were called as soon as the presiding officer first invited an alderman to take the oath. The AAP, which had questioned the appointment of the aldermen, objected and rushed to the well.

AAP and BJP councillors came face-to-face.(HT photo)
AAP and BJP councillors came face-to-face.(HT photo)
Updated on Jan 06, 2023 02:42 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

'Neither quoted nor subscribed': Mamaearth's Ghazal Alagh on IPO valuation

In a series of Twitter posts, Ghazal Alagh tried to clear the air around the company's IPO valuation. “In our DRHP as is the standard practice there is no mention of valuation. Valuation discovery is a process which will take place over time as we get into deeper conversations with the investor community.”

Mamaearth products.
Mamaearth products.
Updated on Jan 05, 2023 06:03 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Sensex crashes 460 points, Nifty trades around 17,900

Markets opened in the green earlier in the day, before both benchmarks became turbulent. In the early trend of trading, the 30-share BSE Sensex increased 209.39 points to 60,866.84. The NSE Nifty index as a whole increased by 59 points to 18,101.95.

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Representative Image
Published on Jan 05, 2023 02:17 PM IST
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