Power transmission and distribution losses shrink in Karnataka

Karnataka’s AT and C losses have reduced to 14.4 percent from 16.4 percent last year. This year the aggregate loss of power has seen a dip in the right direction, downwards. The Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT and C) loss in 2019 was 16.40 percent, 15.5 percent in 2020, and 16.30 percent in 2021. Karnataka’s […]

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Blockchain gaming has some Roadblocks on its way

The industry has a long way to go to reach mainstream adoption despite enormous growth, a survey shows. The number of investments and  users in the blockchain gaming industry over the past few years have surged with higher expectations from it.  To meet those expectations, experts believe that the industry has to work on the […]

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ChatGPT renders homework useless

Expert says the AI search-bot’s ability to provide accurate answers through language and machine learning may have the power to alter the curriculum in schools and colleges. ChatGPT is causing a stir in the education system as it renders homework obsolete with its ability to personalize feedback and complete tasks independently, leaving educators wondering about […]

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OTTs fear revenue loss as free viewership surges

Sixty nine percent of India’s total digital audience comprises of the advertisement-based segment. The number of people watching content on advertisement-based free over-the-top platform (OTT) in India has increased, according to OTT Audience (Sizing ) report. OTT players say that the advertisement revenue is much less than what they earn from paid subscriptions. The report […]

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Kaveri- 2: New web-based software yet to launch

Kaveri-2 is an upgrade to the existing property registration software called Kaveri. The web-based property registration software, Kaveri-2, which was proposed to be launched on Nov. 1, 2022, will take another two months to kick off. According to the Department of Stamps and Registration, the software to make the property registration process smooth for the […]

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BMTC gearing up for app relaunch

BMTC has laid the groundwork for the relaunch of its mobile application. Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) officials are working on the procedures of installation of live trackers in its buses. The BMTC mobile application is not working since 2021. A Priyanka, System manager, BMTC, said that the official application to track the live location […]

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Innovations: Point for health and agriculture

Younger population is driving the start-up growth in India. Young entrepreneurs are basing their innovations around healthcare and agriculture. VisionTech Fest of 2022 presented many innovative ideas such as drone monitors for coconut farming. Another one had an idea about a skin disease detection app that can currently detect 13 skin diseases and suggest remedies. […]

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Toll booth workers fear GPS toll collection

Union Minister said that a GPS-based toll system will be implemented in six months. Toll booth workers fear losing their jobs when the new Global Positioning System (GPS)-enabled toll system replaces all physical toll booths in the country. Sharath, who has been working as a supervisor for 12 years at the NICE Road toll plaza […]

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