Officers across 13 zones, 60 divisions protest railway services merger, allege decision "unilateral"
Big brown envelopes containing the representations against the merger of eight services into the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS) have been delivered to the desks of the railway board chairman, the railway minister, DoPT secretary, cabinet secretary and even the prime minister on Wednesday and Thursday.
SpiceJet starts four new flights on its domestic network
Aurangabad, which SpiceJet added as its 53rd domestic destination last year, will b...
Present division of power is detrimental to railways’ growth: Railway Board Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav
Chairman of the Railway Board asserted...
HCL Tech Q3 results preview: Modest profit growth likely; margins may decline
Anand Rathi expects HCL Technologies to post a profit of Rs 2,636.30 crore, a fall of 0.6%.
Geospatial data will emerge as a key differentiator for businesses: CSS Corp's Manish Tandon
Geospatial technologies can use the power of IoT and analytics to provide real-time insights to manage basic amenities such as power and streamlining postal operations. This form of data combined with market intelligence, demographics, and operational data can be used for building marketing networks, creating telecom infrastructure, or scheduling healthcare visits in smart cities.
Piyush Goyal flags off Madhupur-Anand Vihar Humsafar Express via video conferencing
Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal flagged off new AC 3-tier ‘Humsafar Express’ train on January 14. He flagged off Madhupur (Jharkhan...
Parliament canteen may soon go fully veg
IRCTC, a subsidiary of the Indian Railways, may soon be told to pack up as caterers to the Parliament canteen. The race for its replacement seems to be narrowing down to private brands, Bikarnerwala and Haldiram, choices that may mean the menu available for the MPs will only be vegetarian.
Railways renames RPF as Indian Railway Protection Force Service
"Consequent upon grant of organized group A status ( OGAS) to RPF in the light of Cabinet decision arising from honourable court's orders, it is hereby informed that RPF will be known as Indian Railway Protection Force Service," the order stated.
IIT Kharagpur develops AI system to read legal judgments
A team of researchers at the premier engineering institute’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering used a novel method to automate the reading of a legal document by using a more evolved Machine Learning technique.
Keep oneself relevant in job market through up-skilling: Sunil Somarajan, Reliance Capital
Technology is making several job roles redundant and the answer to keeping oneself relevant in the job market lies in up-skilling, said Sunil Somarajan, chief human resource officer at Reliance Capital.
IIT Madras invites applications for Fellowship programme 2020
The fellowship is designed to enhance awareness and interest in high-quality academic research among young engineering, management, sciences and humanities students through a goal-oriented summer mini-project undertaken at IIT Madras.
Amid budget crunch, Navy to scrap Rs 20,000 crore tender
Defence ministry sources say the Navy is the first among the armed forces to finalise a rationalisation plan for its capital acquisition projects, which ranges from withdrawing some tenders or Request for Proposals (RFPs) to reducing numbers in other mega programmes.
Horlicks Technology: GSK & Steer Engineering settle IP issue out of court
GSK, in a statement, said: “Using STEER’s state-of-the-art technology, high quality extruders, and dedicated personnel, the project has brought a new-to-world technology to fruition,involving numerous improvements compared to the traditional way Horlicks ism ade. The new process requires only half the footprint of a traditional factory, uses a fifth of the water and reduces the energy usage by 80%.”
Intelligence of Things, AI and 5G to define the technology in next decade
Technology trends in the coming decade will be dictated not by Internet of Things (IoT) but by Intelligence of Things, which means that artificial intelligence will underscore every facet of commerce and culture.
Goldman Sachs says it sold out of Uber stake after IPO lockup expired
Chief Financial Officer Stephen Scherr said on the bank’s earnings call Wednesday that it closed its position in Uber in the fourth quarter last year. Goldman owned about 10 million shares of Uber at the time of the IPO, turning a $5 million wager using the firm’s own money back in 2011 into a major windfall.
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