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Cool AI-ready mobile apps and how they can help you

NEW DELHI, May 23 -- Artificial Intelligence or AI is the latest buzzword in the mobile ecosystem. Smartphones offering AI powered personal assistants are no longer rare. Google Assistant has been released on a number of smartphones outside of the Pixel family recently. HTC has Sense Companion, Panasonic offers Arbo AI, and Samsung is trying to make life easier for users with Bixby. Even app developers have been trying to use AI to make their app... Read More


Shotgun, Sushil Modi square off on Twitter

NEW DELHI/PATNA, May 23 -- A Twitter war broke out in the BJP on Monday as two senior leaders took potshots at each other over the party's campaign against Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad.

"Enough of negative politics & mudslinging by opponents on our political leaders, be it Kejriwal, Laloo Yadav or Sushil Modi," BJP parliamentarian Shatrughan Sinha tweeted. "High time to substantiate your c... Read More


Haryana board declares revised Class 10 results after merit list goof-up

India, May 23 -- The Haryana Education Board released an incorrect merit list on Monday evening, inadvertently playing a cruel joke on three girl students from Fatehabad district.

According to the results announced around 4 pm, Monika Rani from Bhirdana village had topped the state by scoring 493 out of 500 marks. Three hours later, her world came crashing down. The education board issued a new list, which had a boy - Yudhveer Singh from Sirsa d... Read More


HC seeks Maran brothers' reply in Aircel--Maxis case

NEW DELHI, May 23 -- The Delhi high court on Monday sought responses from former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother and industrialist Kalanithi Maran and others on a CBI plea challenging their discharge in the Aircel-Maxis graft case. The court asked them to respond to the plea and fixed the matter for hearing on August 29. The special court had said no prima facie case warranting framing of charges was made out against them. The HC ha... Read More


Shotgun defends Lalu, Kejri, kicks off BJP vs Opposition war on Twitter

Patna, May 23 -- Patna Saheb's BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha's morning tweet "enough of negative politics and mudslinging...", while defendingRJD chiefLaluPrasad and AAP's Arvind Kejriwal, stirredahornetsnestonMonday and sparked off a twitter war with senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi jumping in to term Shotguna "traitor"and demand his immediate "expulsion".

"Enough of negative politics and mudslinging by opponents onourpoliticalleaders,beitKejriwa... Read More


Infosys appoints Wipro's Inderpreet Sawhney as its general counsel

Bengaluru, May 23 -- Infosys Ltd has appointed Inderpreet Sawhney as the company's chief compliance officer and general counsel, five months after former general counsel David Kennedy was sacked by the company in December.

Sawhney, who was earlier the general counsel at Wipro Ltd, is expected to join Infosys next month at the rank of executive vice-president, according to an executive familiar with the development.

An email sent to Infosys seek... Read More


Software-Defined-Storage ? the New Crown Jewel in Telecommunications

India, May 23 -- Competition is fierce for telecommunication services providers as they aspire to maintain a pace of innovation that is orders of magnitude greater than observed even in the financial services industry. To remain relevant in the industry and viable for customer opportunities, "telcos" must constantly innovate to enhance existing services, offer new ones, and pursue capacities that differentiate their value proposition. The thrust ... Read More


Party-switching worked for many but didn't for some

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 23 -- Switching party during elections can be a risky decision for the cadres of any political party. But party-switching really worked for many candidates in the first phase of the local level election held on May 14, while for some it turned out to be a wrong idea.

Raj kumar Poudel, who had long been associated with the CPN-UML, surprised many by switching to the CPN (Maoist Centre) with just few days left for the local pol... Read More


The faces have it

India, May 23 -- An Art Collage Carnival attempts to find the roots of classical Indian art through varied depictions of human faces. By Team Viva

With most Indian artists opting for modern and contemporary art, the essence of old classical art form is getting lost. And it is to stem this decline, that the students of Delhi College of Art have put up an exhibition to bring back the old form of art which is gradually losing its significance.

The... Read More


Seizing the advantage now

India, May 23 -- Market is favourable for India with the boom in youth population, appreciation of rupee and reduction in oil prices. It's time to build upon the formal sector

India remains among the world's hotspots and the growth in 2018 to touch 7.5 per cent, says the United Nations Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) report 2017.

The growth is projected to be at 7.1 per cent in 2017, as the country faces heightened ... Read More