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Governance and Fintech: Pair of Wheels for Revolutionizing Financial Industry

Technology has redefined the financial services and the result, Fintech – an amalgamation of finance and technology, whose phenomenon has shaken the foundations of the financial sector. In the past decade, Fintech has seen an unprecedented rise in the global market by taking over. India though, not behind in this global trend is still the youngest to witness the enormous growth. Over the last year and a half, the Fintech has emerged as a transformative force in the financial market in India. Ever since the Demonetization of high-value currency notes in November 2016 by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiji...

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Blockchain Technology – A Digital Disruption in E-governance

The swift transformative progress that is needed in today’s governance practices, has signaled to roll out a red carpet for new technologies including IoT, AI, and blockchain. While the first two became the innovation accelerators having a pervasive impact, the blockchain has recently emerged as a disruptive innovation revolutionizing e-governance. An important function of the government is to maintain trusted information about individuals, organizations, assets, and activities. Managing and using these data can be a complicated and daunting task, even for advanced governments. The data must be protected against unauthorized access or manipulation with no room for error. The...

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Technology – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

MIT Professor Andrew McAfee said once “History teaches us that nothing changes the world like technology – Great Wars and empires, despots and Democrats, the insights of science and the revelations of religion – none of them transformed lives and civilizations as much as few practical inventions.” The First Industrial Revolution took place in the 1800s in Europe and North America. It was a period when mostly agrarian, rural societies became industrial and urban. The Second Industrial Revolution took place between 1870 and 1914, major technological advances during this period included the telephone, light bulb, phonograph, and the internal...

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Short Kahani – Read, Write, Publish Short Stories

Reminiscing childhood memories hold a very special place in our heart. However, to the current generation of children who are growing up differently than we did it is a completely different scenario. Hitting the nostalgia button, it reminds us of our younger days, the time where human interaction, exploring the actual physical world around us consumed a major episode. The Lion and the Mouse, The Goose with Golden Eggs, The Cunning Fox and the Clever Stork, The Hare and the Tortoise, and the list goes on. These are the classic short stories with morals that many of us have...

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Smart Food – Good for You – The Planet – The Farmer

Some of the biggest global issues today are poor diets, environmental damage, and poverty. Joanna Kane Potaka, Director – Strategic Marketing and Communications, with ICRISAT, shares her insights on how Smart Food – food that is good for you, the planet and the farmer – addresses all these issues in unison. 1. Hi Joanna, could you tell us a little about yourself, and your background? I started my career as an economist in Australia working on modeling and forecasting, which treats people as homogenous, but my interest turned towards addressing the human aspect of economics. After further studies, I...

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