We bet that there’s hardly anyone who will say no to a plate of flavourful Biryani! Biryani, an evergreen classic, really needs no introduction. Aromatic, heavenly and one of the most loved delicacies around the world, biryani is a complete meal in itself and aptly suits all occasions – whether a wholesome meal on a lazy Sunday afternoon or a grand delicious indulgence at the dinner table, there are varieties available to please everyone.
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus in December 2019, the disease has spread to almost 100 countries cross the globe, with the World Health Organization (WHO) calling it a public health emergency. The global impact of coronary virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is already beginning to be felt and will have a major impact on the industry in 2020. COVID-19 will influence the global economy in three main ways: by directly influencing production and demand, by creating supply chains and market disruptions, and by having a financial effect on businesses and financial markets.
Bengaluru-based conversational Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup CoRover, with its chatbot AskSarkar application helps with unraveling issues related with bungled and unconfirmed data gave on the web, provides validated data and gateways to answer client questions for content accessible on central government sites.
Uncanny Vision has been selected by Govt of India (Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology and NITI Aayog) as one of the top 15 companies to use Artificial Intelligence for improving society. In the last four years, Uncanny Vision has developed advanced AI technologies that are deployed in the field and being scaled now.
Keeping in sight the high number of COVID-19 patients in the country who need ventilator services, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kanpur has developed a ventilator, which is significantly cheaper than the ones available in the market. A startup formed at IIT Kanpur, has created a top-notch quality ventilator in just 2-3 months with indigenous technology and equipment. Imported ventilators are sold at a price of 10-12 lakhs but this new ventilator model is available at 2.5 to 3 lakhs.
Filecoin is a system from Protocol Labs meant to be both a decentralized file storage and content distribution network in one. The Filecoin team wrote in a post announcing the transition the block number for mainnet launch signifies “prosperity for life” in Chinese, chosen “to honor the epic contribution by our Chinese mining community to Filecoin’s long-term success.”
Filecoin touts itself as a decentralized data retrieval and storage network designed to ‘store humanity’s most important information.’ The Protocol Labs-developed crypto project is finally poised to launch on mainnet three years after its $200 million ICO.
On the second day of RAISE 2020 — a five-day virtual summit on the Responsible AI for Social Empowerment, organised by MeitY — Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the winners of AatmaNirbhar Bharat AI Start-up Pitch Fest.