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The roadmap for real banking reforms

Bengaluru: The announcement of the merger of ten banks into four large banks has been touted over the past three weeks as a banking sector reform, based on the recommendations of the Narasimham Committee report (1991). The Narasimham Committee recommendations were forward looking and are still relevant. But if we examine the recommendations to see which

Secure Software-Defined Networking For Manufacturing And Supply Chain Transformation

There are a number of unique security and networking challenges that will continue to arise as manufacturing IT environments integrate internet of things (IoT) devices, 5G communications technology and multiaccess edge computing capabilities. While there are distinct advantages that these technologies bring to manufacturing operations, if only traditional network technologies are accounted for, there will

Expert Networking Advice for People Who Hate Small Talk

Like flossing or frequent oil changes, networking is one of those non-negotiable adulting tasks we all admittedly neglect more than we should. The term itself is anxiety-inducing (it involves small talk with a stranger after all), yet connecting with colleagues and potential mentors is instrumental to long-term career advancement. “Networking gives relationship-building a bad name, but it’s really about

A social-networking website for student travelers

One Harvard student found a place to crash for a few days in Athens. Another met a Columbia student in China, and the two explored parts of Chengdu together. A third planned her trip to Brussels with tips she got from other peers: where to find the best frites and Belgian chocolates, and key phone

Huawei allegedly developed a spy-friendly phone network for North Korea

If Huawei was hoping to mend its reputation in the wake of the de facto US ban, it’s about to be disappointed. The Washington Post and 38 North have published joint reports indicating that Huawei helped build Koryolink, North Korea’s highly restrictive cellphone network that went live in 2008. According to documents, Huawei partnered with China’s state-owned Panda International Information Technology

Rediscovering the ancient practice of Yoga for the future generations

One of the biggest contributions of India to the world is the knowledge of Yoga, now accepted internationally by the United Nations (UN) and the world. International Yoga Day is celebrated every year on the day of Summer Solstice (June 21) since 2014.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO) One of the biggest contributions of India to the world