IIT-Madras to develop maritime monitor tech

The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) researchers will develop an indigenous Vessel Traffic Software (VTS) that will help monitor maritime traffic. Continue Reading

Twitter fallout: Centre endorses Koo app as desi alternative

The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) and some other government departments have set up accounts on native micro-blogging site Koo after Twitter did not comply with the government’s directive to block some tweets and accounts, the homegrown firm said. Continue Reading

More homegrown brands scale up, go global: Amazon India

E-commerce will play an important role in the government’s vision of “Atmanirbhar Bharat” (self-reliant India) as more homegrown brands scale up and go global, leveraging digital infrastructure, a top Amazon India executive said on Wednesday. Continue Reading

Strategic partnership in education sector

A global leader in edtech software and technology, Canada-based D2L has announced its strategic partnership with Chennai-based Edutech India Private Limited, part of the Edutech Group. Continue Reading

Facebook to invest Rs 43,574 cr in Jio platforms

Reliance Industries Limited, Jio Platforms Limited and Facebook, Inc announced the signing of binding agreements for an investment of Rs 43,574 crore by Facebook into Jio Platforms. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu Governor launches 7th economic census in Chennai

India, the largest democracy in the world is well poised for economic growth, said Governor Banwarilal Purohit. Continue Reading

In front of Trump, Modi blasts Pakistan

The event is a huge diplomatic victory for Modi, who has emerged as an even taller international statesman after displaying such close rapport with Trump the two walked hand in hand after their speeches. Also, Trump did not use his official podium with the official seal, but spoke from behind one that had India and US flags on it. Continue Reading