All stories by Debarghya Sanyal
Bollywood Memories: Mumbai's Double-Deckers Ride Into The SunsetRediff.com28 Oct 2023
Thousands of movie buffs remember the double deckers of Mumbai, associating them with stars and blockbuster songs of yesteryear, recalls Debarghya Sanyal.
Canada: 'Students shouldn't be worried'Rediff.com27 Sep 2023
'There is no reason to anticipate a drastic change in Canada's attitude towards Indian students.'
'Applying to universities abroad is increasingly risky'Rediff.com31 Aug 2023
'With the current situation in the global job market, students come back with an added burden of educational loans.'
Red Fort's Tryst With India's DestinyRediff.com14 Aug 2023
Jawaharlal Nehru did not unfurl the Tricolour at the Red Fort on August 15, 1947. But, in a gesture of nationalistic symbolism -- one that has endured by repetition over the 76 years of independent India -- Nehru took to the ramparts at Red Fort's Lahori Gate on August 16, 1947, unfurled the Tricolour there and delivered his first Independence Day speech.
How BAD Is The Job Market?Rediff.com2 Aug 2023
More people working in India's technology industry have lost their jobs in the first six months of 2023 than in the corresponding period in 2022.
Curry Westerns Move To RajasthanRediff.com10 Jul 2023
Even as our tier-2 and tier-3 cities become increasingly well-mapped, and well-documented through myriad tech-driven data, the Indian film-maker's dominantly urban gaze turns to regions not crowded by data, area codes, or directions, observes Debarghya Sanyal.
Google unveils a slate of AI tools for Indian developersRediff.com29 Jun 2023
Google unveiled on Wednesday a slate of artificial intelligence (AI) tools and technologies for Indian developers at its first I/O Connect event for India, being held in Bengaluru. The company made accessible for Indian developers its faster, more accurate large language AI model accessible through PaLM API, Makersuite, as well as features on Google Cloud's Vertex AI. Google Cloud officially launched a new initiative in collaboration with Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC), under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, to help sellers build and scale commerce platforms across the country.
'If students can learn asking ChatGPT...'Rediff.com15 Jun 2023
'What can a teacher do that ChatGPT cannot?'
The Ban Baaja BaraatRediff.com29 May 2023
The Kerala Story is among a long list of films that invited bans and censorship.
Why Prompt Engineers Are In DemandRediff.com15 May 2023
The job of a prompt engineer does not necessarily require candidates to be trained in "hardcore" computer engineering skills. 'This is one of those rare jobs that opens the sector to the layman.'
Disney Hotstar's Succession ProblemRediff.com12 Apr 2023
If you were one of those waiting for the entire fourth season of Succession to drop so that you could binge-watch it over a weekend, you have missed the train.
Why Mumbaikars Are Wheezing And CoughingRediff.com29 Mar 2023
La Nina, construction worsen air quality; spike in respiratory ailments.
Foreign Medical Graduates On TenterhooksRediff.com9 Mar 2023
There is confusion around the registration guidelines and the cut-off dates for acquiring the degrees.
Big Tech Is Rushing To Train AI In Local LanguagesRediff.com21 Feb 2023
Indian mobile and Web consumers speak in 30 languages and around 1,600 dialects.
In an era of EVS has Auto Expo run out of gas?Rediff.com25 Jan 2023
This year's edition, three years lost to the pandemic and scheduling, wore a distinctive shade of green, and, as would befit an era of technology shift from internal combustion engines to electric motors, had a clutch of high-technology exhibits and concepts. But the excitement of the expo's heyday was missing.
Out Of Africa: The Real Story Behind World CupRediff.com15 Dec 2022
More than 50 Africa-born or African-origin players are spread across 11 teams -- excluding sides from the continent -- that are part of the tournament in Qatar.
How CCI's Google orders impact innovation for appsRediff.com1 Nov 2022
As Google evaluates its response to two recent penalties slapped by the Competition Commission of India (CCI), here is a look at the app economy. Apps are bread and butter for mobile operating systems. India ranks second in the number of mobile downloads, with nearly 27 billion downloads in 2021, according to Deloitte. Accounting for 11.6 per cent of global app downloads, the Indian smartphone user spends over 4 hours a day on apps.
How Brexit will affect India, global economyRediff.com20 Jun 2016
A referendum will be held on Thursday, June 23, to decide whether Britain should exit (Britain's exit, hence the term Brexit) or remain in the European Union.
Achhe din? Nah. India ranks a dismal 118 in happiness index!Rediff.com18 Mar 2016
India also comes seventh among the biggest losers of happiness in the last one year.
Ajay Banga, only Indian among world's best performing CEOsRediff.com15 Oct 2015
Jeff Bezos tops Harvard Business Review list on financial parameters but stands 87th overall.