PM dedicates INS Kalvari to the nation
With an overall length of 67.5 metres and a height of about 12.3 metres, INS Kalvari embodies cutting-edge technology, making it the Navy's most potent platform capable of undertaking offensive operations spanning across the entire spectrum of maritime warfare
World trade talks fail as US refuses to budge
Ministers decided to advance work on the three pillars of agriculture (domestic support, market access and export competition) as well as non-agricultural market access, services, development, TRIPS, rules, and trade and environment
With rising incomes global e-waste rises 8% by weight in two years: UN-backed report
The total e-waste generated from 2014 to 2016 can be lined up all the way from New York and back
Fed raises rates by 25 bps to1.25-1.50%, keeps target rate at 2.8%
Having raised its benchmark overnight lending rate three times this year, the Fed projected three more hikes each year in 2018 and 2019 before a long-run level of 2.8 per cent is reached
 
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Interviews
  2018: what we can predict about cyber security
  In 2018, we expect cyber criminals to cause major service disruptions around the world with greater frequency and deadlier results,  as these attackers will use machine learning and artificial intelligence to launch even more potent attacks, warns Tarun Kaura,director, product management, APJ, Symantec
  Experts see dawn of environmental sustainability in technology-driven 'Age of Optimization'
  The world is entering "a technology-driven Age of Optimization" bringing about more sustainable production, consumption and work in many manifestations and at every scale
  Real estate: the struggle for reforms
  RERA will eliminate fly-by-night operators entering the business of real estate. As the new paradigm emerges, it is clear that developers need to be highly compliant, transparent and extremely well capitalised, says Surendra Hiranandani, CMD, House of Hiranandani
  No cock-and-bull on the road, but real life experiences
  A unique social venture, launched by a former journalist and backed by Mahindra & Mahindra, works for the education of daughters of Indian truck drivers. Ramesh Kumar reports
  First white-box testing model finds thousands of errors in self-driving cars
  Researchers have created the first efficient testing approach for deep learning platforms used in self-driving cars, malware-detection and other systems
  Sita's Sister: a most unusual theme
 

Kavita Kane, best-selling author of Karna's wife: the outcast's queen, Sita's sister', Menaka's choice and 'Lanka's princess, and a self-confessed afficionado of theatre and cinema,  in conversation with Swetha Amit about her books.

  Heads-up, CEOs - corporate social responsibility may get you fired, study finds
  Investing in product safety, employee diversity and carbon footprint reduction are all examples of CSR  that can result in high praise for a chief executive - or get them fired. New research shows that CSR investments can be a double-edged sword - do well and they'll buffer you from dismissal, do poorly and you're more likely lose your job
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