At this time, Joe Biden is trying to strengthen the US again and for this, he depends on these important people of his team. The US is one of the oldest democracies in the world. There have been 45 presidents in the last 233 years and the swearing-in has taken place 72 times. Despite being a democracy, there is a difference between India and America. In India, there is an oath-taking ceremony for the prime minister after winning the election, while in the US it is called Inauguration Day. Now the question arises that despite having a similar role, why is it called Inauguration Day in America? … [Read more...] about DNA Exclusive: 20 Indo-Americans in Joe Biden’s team, India is becoming soft power in US politics?
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By Prashant Tandon The Indian healthcare sector has always played a crucial role in nation building, and the role was very visible during the pandemic. Despite being constrained on resources and battling a largely unknown adversity, Indian healthcare companies have combated the contagion well.Here are some of the key expectations that the industry has from the budget this year.Digital Health be considered a full-fledged Healthcare service: Technology is no longer a separate function or business: it is pretty much the way of providing a service. Digital Healthcare needs to be recognized as a full-fledged healthcare service, with the same enabling incentives provided to physical healthcare establishments. India has incredible potential as a global hub of technology driven healthcare services. There is a robust IT and innovation industry and numerous HealthTech startups are dedicatedly working towards making India a healthcare superpower through creation of home-grown technologies and … [Read more...] about Wealth in Health: A budget for strengthening India
It has been more than five years since over 137 world leaders came together, under an inclusive framework of the global body, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development or simply OECD, and tried to come to a consensus on how multinationals like Facebook, Google and Amazon, could be taxed. The leaders had initially set the deadline for the consensus as 2020, however, extended it to June 2021 last year after the US, which is home to major technology giants, pulled out from the talks.Now with Joe Biden taking over the reins, how close or far is the world in its pursuit of finding digital tax consensus?Hope in the air…“We do not expect to see a fundamental shift in the US position given the bipartisan statements that have been made on this issue but perhaps with a new set of eyes looking at these issues, and a strong desire to avoid tax and trade wars, a consensus-based compromise can be found,” OECD’s official Grace Perez Navaroo told ETCFO in an … [Read more...] about Joe Biden arrives but will digital tax solution get any easier?
Riding on Digital India for digital transformation to drive the manufacturing sector on the back of AI, cloud computing, IoT, blockchains, and robotics can create $1 trillion economic value from the digital economy by 2025 up from $200 billion currently, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant asserted while evaluating the role of data to catch India’s growth targets. “In order to take its rightful place in the global supply chains, India is leveraging technologies and applying them across the manufacturing value chains to gain competitiveness. Data will be critical to meet these goals,” Kant said during the India Digital Summit 2021.The Niti Aayog CEO during his virtual address stressed that post-Covid-19 pandemic era will only see those countries grow that use a vast digital ecosystem. “Post- pandemic global supply chains will be restructured, and you can be only competitive if you can use the power of technology,” he said.According to Kant in the last few years the … [Read more...] about Digital India to drive digital economy to $1 trillion by 2025: Amitabh Kant
The foundation aims to be “financially self-sustaining” and act in public interest, and make a “meaningful contribution to society by building sustainable technology that respects people and does not rely on the commoditisation of personal data”, he added. … [Read more...] about Building an app for India means building one for the world, says Signal’s Brian Acton