Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicData centres

Topic: data centres

India data centres set for cheap loans after infra classification, in boost for Adani, Mittal

The tweak, effective from 1 April, comes as India seeks to keep its data within its borders as well as stoke a boom in online payments, e-commerce and quantum computing.

Hotels, pipelines, stores — what investors with $3.4tn in Asia, Europe are buying during Covid

With asset values still seen as inflated, investors are waiting for a potential second downturn after stimulus measures end but before mass vaccinations enable economies to restart.

Incentives and infrastructure — what govt can do to boost data centres in India

The Centre plans to make India a $1 trillion digital economy by 2025, which will attract countries wanting to set up data centres in India.

Climate fears about cloud computing have been vastly overstated

A new research suggests that data centres are becoming more efficient and there’s no longer a close link between more cloud computing and more energy use.

Why Singapore is set to become a global data centre hub

Singapore offers predictable rule of law and infrastructure, giving tech companies a comfort level for storing their most valuable resource.

Can our water, power woes hit data localisation plans? New BJP or Congress govt must answer

Locating data on Indian soil may not necessarily give the government jurisdiction over it.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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