Karnataka HC strikes down 85% pictorial warning rule for tobacco products

BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court today struck down the 2014 amendment rules that mandated pictorial health warnings to cover 85 per cent of tobacco product packaging space, holding that they violated Constitutional norms.   However, the court made it clear that the 40 per cent pictorial...


   

Strong earthquake rattles Indonesia’s Java island; 2 dead

JAKARTA: A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the epicenter.   The magnitude 6.5 quake struck at 11:47 p.m. and was felt across the island, including about 200 kilometers (124 miles)...


Hitesh Kotak, CEO, Munich Re, India

``We certainly see India as one of high primary growth market with future growth potential across all segments of insurance''

  How you are getting ready to start your operations? Munich Re is glad to be amongst the first set of reinsurers to better support our clients with technical knowledge and expertise directly from our Mumbai office. The approvals to open a composite branch office in...


Nearly 70% Indian firms might deploy AI before 2020: Intel

BENGALURU: As firms' appetite for the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) grows, a report on Thursday said 68.6 per cent Indian organisations might deploy it before 2020.  The Intel India commissioned report, undertaken by the International Data Corporation (IDC) that surveyed 194 Indian organisations across...