Monthly Archives: October 2018

IKEA Plans to Invest Rs. 3000 Crore in India

IKEA, Swedish furniture and home accessory company plans to invest nearly 3000 crore in next three years to open three fulfillment centers in Mumbai, Bengaluru and Delhi. They opened one of the three stores in Bengaluru and is expected to have 7 million visitors every year. The company would open the centers as omni-channelling brand. Omni-channel is a multi-channel approach

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Indian researchers use AI for survillance “without” using face recognition

Based on inputs by Shahid A team of Indian researchers have created a tool that can find people in CCTV footage by searching for their clothing, height and gender. This tool would work on an algorithm that would help search and filter the surveillance footage. In simpler words, AI algorithm can find you in CCTV footage without using face recognition At

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Life @9to6

Written by Dancing Breeze Hello all! This is my very first attempt with writing though I am an ardent reader but writing is quite a different space. OK.. so now I have started writing but what should I start with? Penning down your thoughts is very much like having a conversation with yourself. I am thinking aloud for topics and

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First-ever Diwali celebration at Niagara Falls

Based on inputs by Shahid Kazi Niagara Falls will host Diwali, the Festival of Lights for the first time ever this year. The first-ever Diwali celebration at this global tourist attraction is being organised by the non-profit Indo-Canadian Arts Council (ICAC), with the support from the Niagara Parks Commission. ICAC’s director and founder Ajaay Modi believes this would be a

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Karnataka to be first state to have good Samaritan law

Based on inputs by Shahid Kazi Karnataka is just about to become India’s first state to have a Good Samaritan law which will give legal protection to those who come forward to help accident victims, with President Ram Nath Kovind giving his nod to the bill. According to the new law, the Karnataka government will extend financial assistance to good samaritans

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Walmart Foundation to invest $25 million to improve life of Indian farmers

Based on inputs by Shahid Kazi Global retail giant Walmart will invest Rs 181 crore till 2023 to improve the livelihood of Indian farmers in keeping with the government’s ambitious goal of doubling farmers’ income by 2022. The retail giant would also increase its direct sourcing from farmers to 25 per cent of produce sold in its Cash and Carry stores

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Police Station School : An initiative of local police and NGO

The police station at Dehradun’s Prem Nagar shows an unusual site. It is crowded with kids… because it houses a school for underprivileged children. Aasraa Trust, a non-governmental organisation started this learning center with only a handful of kids but now it is thriving with 51 students who attend the school in two separate shifts. The students come from nearby

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