PDP-Congress-NCP alliance set to form govt in Kashmir

If talks succeed, Altaf Bukhari, a senior PDP leader and former finance minister under the PDP-BJP coalition government and Jammu and Kashmir’s richest legislator, could be the new chief minister, say reports

Flipkart is now 81.3% Walmart

The move, amidst a controversial exit of co-founder Binny Bansal and an expected rise in annual earnings of Flipkart, leaves the remaining shareholders with a mere 18.639 per cent stake

Twitter bots had 'disproportionate' role spreading misinformation in 2016 election

An analysis of information shared on Twitter during the 2016 US presidential election has found that bots played a disproportionate role in spreading misinformation online

Quantum artificial life created on the cloud

A piece of work by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has for the first time implemented a model of quantum artificial life on a quantum computer

RBI to ease banks' capital adequacy norms, boost liquidity

The RBI at the board meeting decided to relax Basel III capital norms for banks that will free up Rs2,50,000 crore to Rs3,00,000 crore of cash for onward lending

GAIL, Getco seek rejection of ArcelorMittal's Essar Steel bid

Essar Steel Asia Holding Ltd, the promoter of Essar Steel, had proposed to pay Rs54,389 crore that would cover all dues of the financial and operational creditors

Govt pins hopes on its nominees as RBI board meeting continues

The ongoing meeting of the Reserve Bank of India board is likely to find new ways to ease tension between the government and the central bank and ease credit flow

RIL looking to raise refining capacity to 30 million tonnes: report

The new plant, expected to come up alongside the Jamnagar complex, is estimated to cost $10 billion (Rs71,600 crore at current exchange rate)



Smart last-mile transport is need of the hour

With the cycle rickshaw a thing of the past, auto-rickshaws too polluting and e-rickshaws yet to gain momentum, what India needs for its burgeoning cities is smart last-mile transportation, says Anuj Prasad, founder & CEO of industrial design studio Desmania

How to shift towards continuous performance management

Employees aren’t the only ones dissatisfied with the traditional performance review process; a mere 4 per cent of HR professionals believe their organisation’s performance management system is actually effective, says Rae Steinbach