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From artificial intelligence to design thinking: How reskilling is changing Indian IT landscape

Reskilling is the buzzword in the IT sector.<p>With the sector seeing huge churn due to automation and protectionism in the western markets, industry …

Artificial Intelligence

Dabur waits for recovery from GST disruption

Dabur India Ltd not only had to contend with the disruption to sales caused by the goods and services tax (GST) rollout, but a decline in its …

Correction May Loom for India Bank Stocks, Hedge Fund Warns

<i>Start your day with what's moving markets in Asia. Sign up here to receive our newsletter.</i><p>Shares of India’s banks may be set for a pullback, …

Is it the year of tech IPOs in India, finally?

Photo credit: Pixabay.India has over 19,000 tech startups, by the government’s most recent count. But when it comes to exits – either through mergers …

Venture Capital

Honda Cruiser Bike For India To Be 100% Localised

Honda cruiser bike for India to be 100 percent localised and will be a 300cc-400cc motorcycle.<p>Honda is planning to launch a completely new cruiser …

GST: Luxury cars, SUVs may become costlier as Council plans to increase cess to 25% from 15%

The cess on sports utility vehicles and luxury cars is likely to be increased to 25 percent from the current 15 percent, making these vehicles more …

India

GST Council to crack whip on profiteering firms, cuts rate on tractor parts, others

Finance minister Arun Jaitley chairing the 20th meeting of the GST Council in New Delhi on Saturday. Photo: PTI<p><b>New Delhi:</b> Federal tax body, the goods …

India boxer Vijender Singh offers to return belt for China peace

<b>An Indian boxer who beat a Chinese rival has offered to return the championship belt he won as peace gesture, amid a tense border stand-off.</b><p>Vijender Singh, an Olympic medallist, beat Zulpikar Maimaitiali on Saturday, winning the WBO Oriental Super Middleweight belt from him.<p>But he dedicated his win …

India

New pot industry luring college-grad job seekers

Growing up in a Colonial home in Downingtown, Alessandro Cesario cultivated an interest in the family garden, trying to become “in tune” with plants …

Sessions task force doesn't recommend crack down on legal marijuana.

It’s hardy a secret that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is not a fan of states that have chosen to legalize marijuana. He even put together a …

A FedEx for pot? Two Spokane firms carve out niche in marijuana delivery

Jon Sahlberg’s mind was on his van full of weed when the Washington State Patrol pulled him over for a busted taillight near Ritzville.<p>“I was like, …

Where marijuana legalization stands in the U.S.

99da61a5-1f4e-4e6a-990c-1bead7b82930<p>Where marijuana legalization stands in the …

Obama Administration

The hidden Niagara Falls of India you probably didn't know about

Well, in case you've been dreaming about visiting the Niagara Falls,this piece of information might save your travel expenses all the way to …

Insurer wins $52 million in ACA payment lawsuit

f0fe2053-464b-4d81-a979-b120ebfdee43<p>Insurer wins $52 million in ACA payment …

Health Care

Next iPhone SE could come completely from India

It’s not exactly the most popular form factor any more, but in terms of recycling parts, it seems like an economical move to keep the 4-inch form …

US concerned over weak demand for American goods in India

The US has said that the Indian market is not spurring enough demand for its imports compared to China. Blaming the slowdown in the country’s GDP …

RBI Cut Seen Adding Fuel to Rupee Rally as Two-Year High Reached

There’s no stopping the rupee. Strategists say Asia’s best-performing currency of the past six months could climb further as the Reserve Bank of …

Nikki Haley to raise issue of India’s Security Council membership at UN

The US, which has announced its backing for India’s membership of the UN Security Council, will raise the issue at the UN where Nikki Haley is …

Nikki Haley

An InvIT To Take Part In India's Much Awaited Infrastructure Boom

India is the fastest growing major economy but still lacks world class infrastructure.<p>Private sector participation needed for a boom.<p>But private …

Massive Apple Maps Hiring Spree Hints at AR, Autonomous Vehicle Ambitions

Apple is looking to significantly expand its maps team by hiring several dozen new experts, reportedly in an effort to make a greater push into …

Apple

India to Increase Booster Processing Capability

ISRO will be able to increase its annual launch output once a second vehicle assembly building is completed at the end of the year, an agency …

Why Colorado Tokers Love Panama Punch

The sativa-dominant hybrid, a cross of Neville’s Haze and Panama Mean Green, is basically impossible to find around town in flower form unless you …

India's economy just hit the wall after the introduction of a new tax on goods and services

The Nikkei-IHS Markit India Services Purchasing Managers' Index plunged to 45.9, from 53.1, its lowest level since September 2013.<p>The PMI measures changes in activity levels across a particular sector from one month to the next. Anything above 50 signals that activity levels are improving, while a …

How to Be a Polite Pot Tourist

Last weekend I purchased some marijuana. Not from some friend of a friend of a friend, but from an actual dispensary in Boulder, Colorado. Boulder, …

L.A. Considers Plan for City-Owned Bank Friendly to Marijuana Businesses

The city council president has proposed a bank to help build affordable housing and provide basic services to cannabis businesses.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Of the many roadblocks confronting cannabis entrepreneurs, access to banking services is among the biggest …

Why Alexis Bortell, 11-Year-Old Medical Pot Patient, Is Suing Jeff Sessions

Indeed, Alexis is a published author, co-writing with parents Dean and Liza Bortell and sister Avery a book titled <i>Let's Talk About Medical Cannabis</i> …

Poll finds support for marijuana legalization

Nearly half of Americans support legalizing marijuana for recreational use and a strong majority believe it should at least be available for medical …

Cannabis

Meadow is the Amazon of weed

Marijuana legalization is sweeping the nation, and The Green Rush is upon us. As pot sellers scramble to comply with complex regulations, one startup has built the full-stack of specialized commerce software they need. Meadow offers everything from an eye-catching digital storefront for teasing …

I want whatever the Indian rupee is smoking

The Indian rupee has been on a roll this year as one of Asia’s-best-performing currencies.<p>On Aug. 02 (Wednesday), the rupee surged to a two-year high, closing at Rs63.70 against the dollar—its strongest level since July 22, 2015. In fact, right from the start of this calendar year, it has been on a …

India

In Las Vegas, pot is legal but tourists have nearly nowhere to smoke their marijuana

LAS VEGAS — In this desert oasis, visitors meander down the Strip, gulping booze from novelty jugs. Hucksters press escort ads into the hands of …