FB launches ‘bot makeover contest’ for small businesses

San Francisco, November 21 (IANS): Inspired by small businesses who are using Facebook Messenger to connect with their communities and customers, the social media giant has announced the launch of the first-ever “bot makeover contest”. In partnership with the bot development platform ManyChat, the contest will have 3 winners who will receive $5,000 each in […]

Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new AI report

Myanmar treatment of Rohingya  called apartheid in new AI report

In this Sunday, November 19 photo, a Rohingya Muslim child runs on a dirt track between tents at Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh. More than 620,000 Rohingya have fled Rakhine for neighbouring Bangladesh since late August 2017, when the military launched what it called “clearance operations” in response to insurgent attacks. (AP Photo)   BANGKOK, […]

Myanmar hopes for deal with Bangladesh on Rohingya refugees: Suu Kyi informs

NAYPYITAW, November 21 (Reuters): Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the “safe and voluntary return” of Rohingya Muslims who fled to Bangladesh in the past three months.   A counter-insurgency operation launched in Myanmar’s Rakhine […]

NYT to suspend journalist over sexual misconduct

NYT to suspend journalist  over sexual misconduct

New York, November 21 (IANS): The New York Times announced that it will suspend Glenn Thrush, one of its most prominent journalists, after he was accused of sexual misconduct.   The move came after the news site Vox on Monday published a report containing allegations from four female journalists that. Thrush, 50, who was appointed […]

Prescient messages about Indian companies circulate in WhatsApp

MUMBAI, November 21 (Reuters): Three days before Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd announced quarterly results this summer, a message circulated on a private WhatsApp group saying the Indian drugmaker would not post good numbers.   Dr. Reddy’s was going to report a loss, according to the message on the “Market Chatter” group, which was posted on […]

SEBI asks for trading data as it probes WhatsApp messages: source

MUMBAI, November 21 (Reuters): India’s market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has asked for trading data on companies mentioned in a Reuters story last week about prescient messages on company earnings in social media chatrooms, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.   The Reuters investigation documented at least […]

Neither backed ‘Padmavati’ ban nor those against it: Amarinder

Chandigarh, November 21 (IANS) Rejecting suggestions of supporting a ban on the movie ‘Padmavati’, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday decried attempts by some vested interests to misinterpret his statement on the issue.   The Chief Minister said that he had neither supported a ban on the movie nor backed those issuing threats to […]

Protesting farmers reiterate demands, to resume agitation from Gujarat

New Delhi, November 21 (IANS) Thousands of farmers protested for the second consecutive day here on Tuesday regarding their demands and announced resumption of agitation in Gujarat, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign for the assembly elections.   Yogendra Yadav of Swaraj India said the countrywide campaign would begin on November 26 from Bardoli […]

India’s education investment among bottom 5 countries

India has improved its ranking by three notches to 51 globally in terms of ability to attract, develop and retain talent while Switzerland topped the list compiled by leading global business school IMD.   Globally, Europe continues to dominate the rankings, with Switzerland, Denmark, and Belgium being the most competitive countries. Austria, Finland, the Netherlands, […]

Quiz #86

1. A new parasitic plant, Gleadovia konyakianorum, which was recently discovered in Mon district does not have    a) Vascular system   b) Leaves   c) Stem   d) Chlorophyll   2. Which district in Nagaland has the highest percentage of Aadhaar enrolment in Nagaland?    a) Mon   b) Dimapur   c) Mokokchung   […]

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