Women in this country are marching for their right to go out

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On Jan. 21, the world was taken over by women's marches. While America marched against President Trump, Indian women took to the streets to reclaim their right to public spaces. SEE ALSO: Bangalore's'Night of Shame': Mass molestation in India's Silicon Valley on New Year's Eve What started as a Facebook thread following the Bangalore mass-molestation on New Year's Eve has now snowballed into a nationwide movement called'I Will Go Out'. More than 20 Indian cities including the national capital of New Delhi, metros Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad, and even smaller towns like Bhopal and Lucknow, witnessed hordes of women across age groups spilling out on the streets with placards and posters bearing strong messages against sexual harassment and gender inequality. Bengaluru women won't let molesters keep them at home, insist'I Will Go Out' https://t.co/RQW1vsXEQP


Panasonic India to develop artificial intelligence tech for smartphones; plans strategic acquisitions ET Telecom

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NEW DELHI: Panasonic India is scouting for companies to acquire in 6-9 months to develop artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine learning technologies, which it wants to integrate with its future smartphones to differentiate from rival vendors in the crowded yet fast growing market. The handset vendor has already set aside an initial corpus of 10 million for the development of this technology through a merger and acquisition or a joint venture. "The budget is in tune of 10 million to start with, and as we see progress on this front and things go in right direction, then there will be no constraint on the budget part. We can spend as high as possible. Some part of this budget has been generated from the India business, while some portion has been allocated from Japan," Pankaj Rana, head of mobility division, India, South Asia, Middle East and Africa at Panasonic, told ET. "Our team would be traveling to Silicon Valley soon.


Panasonic may buy artificial intelligence companies for mobile technology - The Economic Times

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NEW DELHI: Panasonic India is scouting for companies to acquire in the next 6-9 months to develop artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine learning technologies, which it wants to integrate with its future smartphones to differentiate from rival vendors in the crowded yet fast growing market. The handset vendor has already set aside an initial corpus of 10 million for the development of this technology through a merger and acquisition or a joint venture. "The budget is in tune of 10 million to start with, and as we see progress on this front and things go in right direction, then there will be no constraint on the budget part. We can spend as high as possible. Some part of this budget has been generated from the India business, while some portion has been allocated from Japan," Pankaj Rana, head of mobility division, India, South Asia, Middle East and Africa at Panasonic, told ET. "Our team would be traveling to Silicon Valley soon.


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Venturely.net was founded by Nitiin A. Khandkar, a seasoned capital markets professional, with over 2 decades of experience in analyzing businesses and investing. Venturely.net is based in Thané (near Mumbai), India. Nitiin has had a multi-faceted career as a Sell-side Equity Research Analyst in India and a Buy-side Analyst and Portfolio Manager in US Equities. Later on, he was Head of Institutional Equity Research desks, with a couple of sell-side firms in India. In the past, Nitiin has arranged one-on-one institutional investor road-shows for a few India-listed companies.


Indian Twitter is obsessing over a federal banker for all the right and wrong reasons

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A New York University professor is now the deputy head of India's federal bank and Indians are already obsessed with him. SEE ALSO: India's federal bank just can't make up its mind on demonetization After news broke Wednesday noon that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had appointed an economics professor, Viral Acharya, as its deputy governor, people began chattering on Twitter. The 42-year-old Acharya, an alumni of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, taught Economics at NYU's Stern School of Business. He is also a research associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI). Some were amused by his name.