The guideline lists 10 policies and measures on the production, screening, special effects, and other issues concerning sci-fi films. It also highlights sci-fi films as a significant growth area and a new driving force for the high-quality development of China's film industry. Enditem … [Read more...] about Weekly snapshot of Chinese cultural news
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Two guidelines were unveiled in April and May - one on the market-based allocation of resources, and the other on improving the socialist market economy. Both plans centered on protecting the market's role in the economy to nurture the growth of domestic and foreign-funded companies alike. … [Read more...] about Economic Watch: China mulls new growth pattern for high-quality development
Sanjay MehtaWould you have ever imagined how voice and speech recognition technology would become an important part of our lives as they’re now? Ever thought that you would be speaking to a device which understands your command and reciprocates to it? Around a decade ago, all what we knew about voice calls and assistants were that the former were your normal telephone calls and the latter helped doctors, corporate executives, etc. And yet today, thanks to the leaps that technology has taken, what seemed to be science fiction then, has become a reality today. The transition from feature phones to smart phones have had us glued to the screens and opened many avenues in the technological spectrum. And now with voice taking centre stage, we are embarking on to a new level of innovation here. Google released a report saying that Hindi is second most common language for its Google Assistant after English. It seems like Indians love to talk more than they like to write or read!Read … [Read more...] about Will rural India jump the digital divide with Voice Tech?
About 40 industry leaders and family members of Dr. Bajaj participated in the event. Prominent FABA members who attended included its patron and IAS officer B.P. Acharya, chairman and managing director of Bharat Biotech Krishna Ella, Director of Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology Rakesh Mishra, Director of National Animal Resource Facility Suresh Pothani and several FABA officials. … [Read more...] about Meeting in memory of BioAsia founder