‘Very worried about AI taking lots of…,’ says ‘Godfather of AI’

Geoffrey Hinton, the ‘godfather of AI,’ warns about job loss due to AI and calls for universal basic income. He also highlights concerns about AI chatbots, extinction-level threats, and the military’s use of AI. Additionally, he discusses the risks of large language models, autonomous decision-making, and the threat of AI takeover.  Source: Times of India/TOI […]

Exclusive | ‘Captain Rohit knows how to soak the pressure’

India captain Rohit Sharma will lead his team to the ICC T20 World Cup, starting their campaign on June 5, aiming to overcome their disappointment of losing the ODI World Cup title last year. The tournament will take place in the US and West Indies, with India’s last victory being in 2007.  Source: Times of […]

More iconic Harleys in India? Hero & Harley-Davidson may tie-up

Hero MotoCorp and Harley-Davidson are likely to announce an expanded partnership in India to introduce a wider range of Harley-Davidson models, focusing on production and export to other markets. The premium motorcycle market is experiencing growth, and Harley-Davidson executives have expressed their contentment with the joint venture with Hero.  Source: Times of India/TOI  Read More

Delhi sizzles as temperature expected to touch 45°C

Delhi is facing an uncomfortable Monday with heatwave conditions expected to continue, reaching up to 45°C. The minimum temperature in the morning was 29.2°C, three degrees above average. The IMD reported 43% relative humidity at 8:30 am and forecasted partly cloudy skies, strong winds, and severe heatwave conditions throughout the day.  Source: Times of India/TOI […]

Google Doodle celebrates phase 5 of Lok Sabha Elections

Google celebrated India’s democratic franchise with a Doodle for the 2024 Lok Sabha Elections, featuring a voting symbol. The gesture emphasizes public participation. The fifth phase covers 49 constituencies across multiple states and union territories, with high-profile candidates. Google Doodles highlight significant cultural moments and historical milestones.  Source: Times of India/TOI  Read More

Why BSE Sensex, Nifty50 are closed for trading on May 20

On Saturday, Indian equities traded in two special sessions, from 9:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. (0345-0430 GMT) at a primary site and from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (0600-0700 GMT) at a disaster recovery site.  Source: Times of India/TOI  Read More

Lok Sabha elections 2024: Akshay Kumar casts vote

Bollywood actors urge fans to vote in Lok Sabha elections 2024. Akshay, Farhan, Zoya, and Janhvi spotted voting in Mumbai, expressing desire for India’s development and strong future.  Source: Times of India/TOI  Read More

New Taiwan Prez sworn, urges China to stop military intimidation

Lai Ching-te was inaugurated as Taiwan’s new president on Monday, stepping into a role fraught with challenges. He faces a deeply distrustful China, which views him as a “separatist,” and a divided parliament with a determined opposition ready to contest his leadership. Previously serving as vice president under Tsai Ing-wen for the last four years, […]

JAC Delhi Counselling 2024 Postponed: Registration to Begin After May 22

The Joint Admission Committee (JAC), Delhi has postponed the 2024 counseling registration, now starting after May 22. Candidates can apply on jacdelhi.admissions.nic.in. The process will involve multiple rounds, with 6,666 BTech and 90 BArch seats available. Eligibility requires specific academic qualifications and a valid JEE Main 2024 rank. Participating institutions include DTU, IGDTUW, NSUT, DSEU, […]

‘FLiRT’: List of states affected by new Covid variant

A new Covid variant, KP.2 ‘FLiRT’, a subvariant of Omicron, is causing an increase in Covid cases across states. The emergence coincides with Lok Sabha elections. Health officials report a mild symptom increase. KP.2 detected in Bengal (36 cases), Maharashtra (146 cases), and other states. State officials note low active cases and hospitalizations.  Source: Times […]