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India eying tremendous startup growth with close to 35,000 young startups and 10,000 tech startups– Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog

"The world is innovating from Indian and India is innovating for the world. India has eased the patent to drive a massive amount of innovation, without manufacturing India cannot achieve $5 Trillion Economy", said Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog in a recent gathering.

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Portal to report Cybercrimes online, National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal Launched

At the initiative of the Ministry for Home Affairs (MHA), 15 states and Union Territories (UTs) have given their consent to set up regional Cyber Crime Coordination Centres at their respective regions, a government statement said.

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Consumers Want Personalized Solutions but Won’t Wait for Them and Expect a Cost-Benefit for Their Data

Survey of 3,000 consumers in the U.S., China, and France examines views on personalization in healthcare, mobility, retail, and home and city environments Personalization in healthcare, prioritized over other categories, will require AI, 5G and home assistant technologies to achieve, according to respondents. Consumers will pay on average 25.3% more for personalization, but they expect savings in return Generation X, millennials, and Generation Z are more willing to pay and share data for personalization that brings personal safety, time, monetary benefits

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GoI's UJALA & Street Lighting National Programme completes five years

The flagship mission of the Government of India, impacted over 7.5 crore households from the distribution of over 36.13 crore LED bulbs & installation of 1.03 crore streetlights.

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Government of India empanels 41 IAS officers as Secretary, 32 as Additional Secretary.

The appointments committee of the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the empanelment of 41 officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) as a secretary or equivalent to the secretary to the Government of India.

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MTNL CMD Pawan Kumar Purwar appointed as CMD BSNL

Purwar, is entrusted with the charges of CMD, BSNL, for five years term, according to an order issued by the Personnel Ministry.

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Madhya Pradesh Government transfers Key Officers in a Major rejig

The State government in Madhya Pradesh recently ordered transfers of key government officials in the state. Details follow:

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Union Budget 2019 Aims to Boost Infrastructure & Foreign Investment

The NDA led Government's union budget aims to popularise infrastructure and foreign investment, besides adding more power to women.

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Continuous efforts being made to simplify GST system: Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia

Work on to make GST refund process fully automatic, FICCI GST Survey: 76 per cent respondents say GST had a positive impact on their business.

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“Safe and Smart Cities Is No Longer A Choice, It Is An Imperative”, Puri

Speaking at BW Businessworld Smart & Safe Cities Conclave in New Delhi recently, Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State for Housing & Urban Affairs said, “Building smart and safe is no longer a natural choice for us, it is an imperative. Urbanization in India is taking place at a very fast and worrying pace. There is no point in lamenting that pace because urbanization will take place. Already 65 per cent of our GDP comes from the urban spaces, more than 90 per cent of our tax returns come from urban areas. 17 per cent of Indian population was living in urban spaces in 1947, by 2030 we will have 600 million Indians living in urban spaces.”

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