Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicCarnegie India

Topic: Carnegie India

Cybersecurity is critical for national security of India & US, says Indian envoy to US Sandhu

Speaking at the Global Technology Summit held by the External Affairs Ministry & Carnegie India, Sandhu said that with the pandemic, technology has become a ‘game changer’.

Need to press ‘refresh’ button on United Nations, says External Affairs Minister Jaishankar

At Carnegie’s Global Technology Summit, Jaishankar says the world is becoming more bilateral and plurilateral in the absence of reform of the multilateral UN.

Facebook wary of new Data Protection Bill that asks it to give non-personal info to govt

After govt modifies cabinet-approved Data Protection Bill to mandate data access, Facebook says information it stores won’t be very useful in policy making.

Big data not new, but must be converted to knowledge: Govt’s science adviser VijayRaghavan

VijayRaghavan said knowledge is power, but it will not always be available to everyone. He stressed on the need for democratisation of data and learning.

Facebook has made mistakes, but is trying to regain public trust: India chief Ajit Mohan

At Carnegie India’s Global Technology Summit, Facebook India MD Ajit Mohan says the social media giant is different from what it used to be two years ago.

‘Data nationalism’ needed to combat misuse by tech firms, hostile countries: Mohandas Pai

Manipal Education chief T.V. Mohandas Pai was speaking at a panel discussion at Global Technology Summit where experts exchanged views on ‘Future of Data’.

Small businessmen will soon get loans based on data, not balance sheets: Nandan Nilekani

Nandan Nilekani says under the new system, Account Aggregator, owners will be able to use bank statements, tax returns, home loan repayment records to avail of short-term loans.

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Why 20 crore missing jobs are the biggest challenge for FM Sitharaman in Budget 2022 math

For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.

Why 20 crore missing jobs are the biggest challenge for FM Sitharaman in Budget 2022 math

For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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