3 years of Modi govt: From GST to rise of intolerance to demonetisation, P Chidambaram questions BJP's performance at Centre

3 years of Modi govt: From GST to rise of intolerance to demonetisation, P Chidambaram questions BJP's performance at Centre

In a democracy, people vote a party (or parties) into government so that their ‘lives will be better’. That phrase, of course, is more complex than it seems.

Here is how several home grown defence startups are helping Indian armed forces in modern warfare
Here is how several home grown defence startups are helping Indian armed forces in modern warfare

The government may have just given a boost to its ‘Make in India’ initiative by resolving a year-long logjam over defence manufacturing by private companies, but several homegrown defence start-ups are already assisting the country’s armed forces in modern warfare.

Entrepreneurial insurgency: The new wave of Indian enterprise
Entrepreneurial insurgency: The new wave of Indian enterprise

In August 2016, the Turakhia brothers, Bhavin and Divyank, sold Media.net, an online advertising technology business founded by Divyank Turakhia in 2010, for $900 million to a consortium of Chinese investors.

Beijing bling: Hyundai plots China branding reboot after missile row
Beijing bling: Hyundai plots China branding reboot after missile row

Analysts say the diplomatic row masks broader problems for Hyundai/Kia in China: poor brand recognition and a model line-up struggling against local brands' cheaper SUVs.

Apple races to catch up with Amazon, Alphabet, plans dedicated chip to power artificial intelligence on devices
Apple races to catch up with Amazon, Alphabet, plans dedicated chip to power artificial intelligence on devices

Apple Inc. got an early start in artificial intelligence software with the 2011 introduction of Siri, a tool that lets users operate their smartphones with voice commands.

Samajwadi Party to stage state-wide protest against BJP
Samajwadi Party to stage state-wide protest against BJP

Samajwadi Party will stage a state-wide protest over the "deteriorating" law-and-order situation in Uttar Pradesh, on May 29.

Protests in Kerala over ban on sale of cattle for slaughter
Protests in Kerala over ban on sale of cattle for slaughter

Kerala saw 'beef fests' in several parts of the state in protest against the decision to ban the sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter,

TECHNOLOGY

Apple opens first official store in South East Asia
Apple opens first official store in South East Asia

Merchandise such as the iPhone and MacBook were strategically placed on display across the spacious first floor, while the upper level acted as a classroom for customers to participate in hands-on sessions. Hundreds of shoppers camped out in anticipation of the launch, while more than a thousand thronged the store soon after the doors opened.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

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SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more