Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicGlobal Technology Summit

Topic: Global Technology Summit

India needs National Technology Coordinator. An Indian model in digital infrastructure is ready

India has built a unique digital infrastructure. What is needed now is the grammar that gives firm meaning to India’s Digital Way.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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