From artificial intelligence, digital India to ecommerce versus the traditional brick-and-mortar, gen-next leaders recently discussed what will be the idea of India over the next few years. Rohan Murty Founder, Murty Classical Library of India On artificial intelligence Machines replacing humans is a faraway thought, says Rohan Murty.(Image: BCCL) “Think about how much life has changed in the past 100 years. From being an entirely human-driven effort, we are now doing extraordinary things with machines, with AI, with automation. The largest telescope in California is automated and run by an AI system. There is a piece of art that was auctioned, which was entirely computer generated. For a long time, humans felt that creativity was in the realm of our hands, but it looks like machines are beginning to encroach on some of these territories. But I also have a slightly different view. The battle is not all lost for mankind. We hear about self-drive cars and trucks and how … [Read more...] about From Rohan Murty to Ananya Birla, what does new-gen India Inc think of the future of business?
India road accidents
A 12-year-old run over by a car in Kerala’s Palakkad died on Thursday evening after the driver who had promised to take the boy to the hospital, dumped him by the roadside a few kilometres away.According to the police, P Sujith was crossing the road near his school in Kaithakuzhy when a speeding car hit him. When a crowd gathered, the occupants of the car promised to take him to the hospital. A short distance later, they persuaded the boy and a local resident to get off the car on the excuse that the car had had a puncture.Local resident, Paraman, who accompanied the young boy, said the accused got them to get off the vehicle.It took them an hour before they could find another vehicle willing to take the boy to the hospital.“The incident took place at 5 pm and we reached a private hospital in Athani at 6.30 pm,” said Paraman. The boy died 30 minutes later.Hospital officials, who did not wish to be named, said the victim would have … [Read more...] about Driver picks up 12-yr-old run over by his car, dumps him few km away. He dies
Pushing on the NDA's agenda of good governance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the government is trying to ease rules and repeal obsolete laws. Referring to the slogan 'swaraj (self-rule) is my birthright and I shall have it' given by freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak, he said: "Today is the time to say that good governance is our birthright and we will have it." "Every Indian should have access to good governance and positive results of development. It is the factoring in of this outreach that will create a new India," Modi said in his Mann ki Baat speech on Sunday. The Prime Minister also used the occasion to refer to the humble background of some of the students who excelled in studies. He said one of the students whose father earns his daily bread by waste-picking, cracked the entrance exam for MBBS at AIIMS, Jodhpur in his maiden attempt. "There are many such instances of students from deprived families who, through sheer determination and … [Read more...] about Full Text: What PM Modi said in 46th episode of Mann Ki Baat on 29 July, 2018