4 years of Modi: As jobs assume focus, is Skill India a success? Here’s what this RTI reveals

4 years of Modi: As jobs assume focus, is Skill India a success? Here’s what this RTI reveals

Skill India mission: Even as the Narendra Modi-led government completes four years in power, and number of jobs created in the time-frame assumes heightened focus, data reveals that only about 30% of the skilled persons have found jobs under the mission in FY2018.

Walmart ‘was’ a beautiful actress, but $16 billion Flipkart is expensive facelift, says valuation guru
Walmart ‘was’ a beautiful actress, but $16 billion Flipkart is expensive facelift, says valuation guru

Walmart is an aging, once-beautiful actress that has paid $16 billion for a very expensive face-lift, and like all face-lifts, it is only a matter of time before gravity works its magic again, famous valuation guru Aswath Damodaran said.

IFCI recovers Rs 280 crore from path-breaking Bhushan Steel insolvency resolution; check how it got paid
IFCI recovers Rs 280 crore from path-breaking Bhushan Steel insolvency resolution; check how it got paid

Infrastructure lender IFCI has recovered Rs 280.30 crore and has been allotted over 5.79 lakh equity shares of debt-ridden Bhushan Steel (BSL), which has been acquired by Tata Steel, under the insolvency process.

Major blow for spouses of H1B visa holders! Trump admin says rescinding of H-4 visa work permit in final stages
Major blow for spouses of H1B visa holders! Trump admin says rescinding of H-4 visa work permit in final stages

H-4 visas are issued to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India.

India's first Rs 7 lakh crore company! TCS strikes new feat after clinching $100 billion in market cap
India's first Rs 7 lakh crore company! TCS strikes new feat after clinching $100 billion in market cap

India's largest IT services company by turnover and market capitalisation TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) on Friday achieved yet another feat just after the month when Indian IT bellwether clinched $100 billion in the market capitalisation.

A $35 billion blunder! Deutsche Bank's 2nd gaffe in four years
A $35 billion blunder! Deutsche Bank's 2nd gaffe in four years

Earlier to the $35 billion payments error in March this year, Deutsche Bank AG had mistakenly sent 21 billion euros to Macquarie Group Ltd. as collateral for an over-the-counter derivatives trade in March 2014.

Is Alexa breaching your privacy? Amazon explains why its voice assistant shared couple’s conversation
Is Alexa breaching your privacy? Amazon explains why its voice assistant shared couple’s conversation

Amazon.com Inc. said a series of miscues picked up by one of its voice-activated Echo speakers during an Oregon couple’s private conversation resulted in the chat being recorded and sent to one of their acquaintances without their knowledge.

TECHNOLOGY

Apple may make Siri give smart response to unanswered calls
Apple may make Siri give smart response to unanswered calls

An Apple patent application has surfaced that shows the company is exploring ways to make declining a call on an iPhone a more "pleasant experience" in the future.

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