Underlining his passion for technology, Vishal Sikka in his resignation letter to Infosys Ltd also mentioned a recent demonstration of AI capability where a bot built by the researchers at OpenAI defeated the world’s best players of DOTA2, a multiplayer online video game, after learning it from scratch.
In moves that raised issues of boardroom governance, the Infosys board of directors rallied behind Vishal Sikka and tore into chief founder N R Narayana Murthy, saying he forced the exit of the CEO with his “continuous assault”.
The Board, which has been at the centre of criticism for non governance by Narayana Murthy, in a statement on Friday said "Mr. Murthy's continuous assault is the primary reason that the CEO, Dr. Vishal Sikka, has resigned despite strong Board support’’.
Vishal Sikka, who tried to ingrain the concept of design thinking into the traditional IT services culture at Infosys Ltd in his three-year tenure, indicated that his exit from the company was on account of the continued criticism of his functioning from within and outside the company.
On July 28 last year, a heavy overnight downpour dumped 51 mm of rain on the city, resulting in the flooding of many low-lying neighbourhoods, especially in the south and the east.
Quoting Swami Vivekananda, Vice-President Hamid Ansari said, “We must not only tolerate other religions, but positively embrace them, as truth is the basis of all religions.”
"I have not done anything illegal or unconstitutional. I will speak of the IT searches after I am provided details of all that was found. The truth cannot be hidden," Shivakumar said.
A total of Rs 11 crore in cash was reported to have been found from the nearly 60 premises searched by I-T authorities in Bengaluru, Mysuru and Delhi.
The Eagleton Golf Resort, which has been tagged as one of the earliest world-class golf resorts in the country, was started by Andhra Pradesh businessmen Meda Ashok Kumar in 2000 and began with 100 per cent tax exemptions under a tourism policy.
The decision taken by the Congress government on the basis of a Supreme Court order is a change of stance, since the previous BJP government had decided in 2012 to hand over the 77 acres to the resort for a regularisation fee of Rs 82.69 crore
Abhinav Srivastava, a software security expert who now works with Ola, has been accused by the Unique Identification Development Authority of India (UIDAI) of illegally accessing the Aadhaar data repository.
But police officials well-versed with the prison system in Karnataka maintain that the latest allegations of violation of prison rules to benefit Telgi could be “misplaced”.
The UIDAI complaint is linked to the KYC app that was placed by Qarth on Google Play Store late last year with the claim that it would help businesses validate Aaadhar numbers by verifying “customer Aadhaar number, address, mobile number, date of birth on the fly”.
"Irrespective of religious identities or institutional affiliations, the State needs to strictly reassert political and legal accountability for any violence. This is the only way to prevent lynchings and uphold the rule of law.’’
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The foundry is proposed to be developed around an existing facility for producing gallium nitride transistors on silicon wafers, at the IISc’s Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE), under the leadership of associate professor Srinivasan Raghavan.
The energy minister has been closely associated with the project and was responsible for the creation of a committee of the Karnataka legislature to probe amenities and facilities in its nascent stages in 2008-09.
Justice Ashok Hinchigeri made the suggestion while hearing a joint plea filed by the journalists — Ravi Belagere, editor of weekly tabloid Hi Bangalore, and Anil Raj, editor of local publication Yelahanka Voice. The two have moved the court against the arrest order.
Though dozens of people are summoned every year before the privileges committees of Parliament and state legislatures on charges of breach of privilege of legislators, it is rare that punitive action like imprisonment has been ordered.
On June 21, Koliwad, a Congress MLA from the Rannebennur region in central Karnataka, authorised the imposition of a one-year jail term and a fine of Rs 10,000 each on two journalists.
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The chief minister asserted, “Unlike in states such as UP, where only announcements have been made, we are issuing an order to bring the loan waiver into immediate effect.”
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"I am proud to say that Siddaramaiah with his focus on poor people, with his ability to listen to people is running a Congress government in the state,” Rahul told Congress leaders.
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IISc has done consistently well in citations per faculty. It was ranked number 11 in the world in 2017 with a score of 99.9, and number 18 in 2016 with a score of 99.3.
Sheikh Azhar ul Islam and Mohammed Farhan Shaikh, who were deported from Dubai with Damudi last year, recently pleaded guilty to the charges against them and were convicted by a Delhi court. Damudi is contesting the case against him and is being currently tried by a special court.
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ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar described the launch as a step towards “self reliance’’ for India in the launching of heavy satellites.
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