IMF warns of economic slowdown in 90 per cent of world

IANS-   The new managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva warned of an economic slowdown in 2019 in 90 per cent of the world during her first speech at the helm of the multilateral organization. “In 2019, we expect slower growth in nearly 90 per cent of the world. The global […]

Why data localisation triggers heated debate

IANS- Driven by a view that data is wealth (or “new oil”) that needs to be secured and controlled for the development of the nation, India has advocated data localization — the storage of personal data on servers located within the physical boundaries of the country. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi put it at Davos […]

Berkeley Haas professors explain why Smart Village has a better chance of success than Smart City

Ritu Jha-   Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Smart City mission may have proved a nonstarter, but researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business are hopeful about the Smart Village mission. The premier B-school’s Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Meghalaya government to help […]