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Joe Biden and Narendra Modi hail ‘Defining’ US-India Partnership: A Strong Alliance in Focus

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Pm Narendra Modi, who is in the US on a state visit, also addressed the US Congress, where he was greeted by a ferociously enthusiastic applause. Before he became prime minister, the US had refused Mr. Modi a visa due to concerns about basic liberties, but they now view him as a crucial ally.

Washington has long seen India as an offset to China’s developing impact in the Indo-Pacific, in spite of the fact that Delhi has never been completely OK with claiming the tag.

While tending to Congress, Mr Modi didn’t make reference to China by name, in spite of the fact that he referenced “foreboding shadows of pressure and conflict creating their shaded area over the Indo-Pacific”. Mr Modi additionally didn’t make reference to Russia or who began the conflict, saying all things considered, “With the Ukraine struggle, war has gotten back to Europe”.

India has up to this point not straightforwardly scrutinized Russia, which investigators say is generally because of its immense reliance on Russian protection imports and its “tried and true ties” with Moscow.

This has stressed relations among Washington and Delhi yet Mr Biden decided to zero in on the positive, expressing ties between the two nations were more grounded than any time in recent memory. He ventured to refer to it as “one of the characterizing connections of the 21st 100 years”.

Mr Modi concurred, telling the US Congress that this was an approaching together of the world’s two extraordinary majority rules systems. He additionally said that the fellowship between the two nations would be “instrumental in improving the strength of the entire world”.

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He added that “another section” had been added to the two nations exhaustive and worldwide vital association.

Be that as it may, not every person was celebrating.The Indian head of the state has gone under expanding analysis for taking action against disagree. His Hindu patriot government also has been blamed for not doing what’s necessary to shield minorities from savagery and separation. In any case, even as Mr Modi’s visit to the US has seen fights, it has likewise been invited by an enormous and compelling diaspora that incorporates numerous Silicon Valley Chiefs.

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Various liberal leftists, nonetheless, boycotted his discourse at Congress. Among them was delegate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who said on Twitter that state visits – the most elevated discretionary convention in the US – ought not be proposed to people with “profoundly upsetting common liberties records”.

Aside from the grandeur and marches, there was additionally progress on the exchange front.
The two nations consented to end six exceptional debates at the World Exchange Association, and declared manages General Electric and Micron.

Mr Modi additionally made the uncommon stride of addressing inquiries from journalists – something he has never finished since turning into India’s state leader in 2014.

At the point when gotten some information about common freedoms worries in India, he said “a majority rules system runs in our veins” and there is “positively no space for segregation” in India, even as dissenters accumulated external the White House to go against his visit.

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TCS Witnesses First Net Headcount Drop in Two Decades

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TCS Witnesses First Net Headcount Drop in Two Decades

On Friday, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) disclosed that during the fiscal year 2023–24 (FY24), the company’s headcount decreased by 13,249 people (year over year). The top provider of IT software has seen a decline in personnel for the first time in 19 years.

601,546 people worked for the company at the end of FY24, according to TCS’s stock exchange filing. The top IT software company has experienced a decline in staff for the first time in 19 years.

As per TCS’s stock exchange statement, the company had 601,546 workers at the end of FY24. In the fourth quarter (Q4) of FY 2024, TCS experienced a 1,759 workforce reduction (January to March).

The company’s headcount has decreased for the third straight quarter with this one. There were 5,680 fewer employees in Q2 than there were in Q1 (quarter over quarter), and the corporation saw a net decline of 6,333 workers.

At Rs 12,434 crore for the January-March quarter of FY24, TCS recorded a 9% increase in net profit over the same time the previous year, when it was Rs 11,392 crore.

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“Our delivery centers are much more lively, and the morale of our associates has increased due to the reduced attrition at 12.5%, the positive response to our campus hiring, the increased customer visits, and the employees returning to the office,” chief HR officer Milind Lakkad said in a statement. To Rs 61,237 crore during the quarter, the company’s revenue climbed by 3.5 percent.

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India Emerges as Global Leader in Web3 Adoption with Over 1,000 Startups: Report

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India Emerges as Global Leader in Web3 Adoption with Over 1,000 Startups: Report

According to recent research released on Tuesday, India now boasts one of the biggest Web3 ecosystems globally, home to over 35 million merchants and over 1,000 firms.

Globally, the percentage of Blockchain developers in the nation climbed from 3% in 2018 to 12% last year, the highest percentage among emerging nations, according to a report by Web3 venture capital firm Hashed Emergent.

Tak Lee, CEO and Managing Partner of Hashed Emergent, stated, “The findings underscore India’s remarkable ascent in Web3 adoption and show that it is on a trajectory to become the global leader.”

Lee continued, “We think the regulatory environment is slowly changing in the right direction, but more beneficial regulatory developments are needed to spur growth.”

Out of more than 150 nations, India topped the list for on-chain usage in the previous year.

The Head of Web3 at KPMG in India, Krishna Tyagi, claims that “blockchains have enabled various innovative use cases such as DeFi, tokenization of real-world assets, self-sovereign identities, track and trace, etc., which were not possible earlier.”

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Startups in India are receiving more funding in the Web3 subsectors of infrastructure, entertainment, and finance.

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Report: Over 51% of Indians Utilize Untranslatable Words and Phrases in Their Language

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Report: Over 51% of Indians Utilize Untranslatable Words and Phrases in Their Language

According to research conducted on Monday, more than half of urban Indians (approximately 51%) utilize terms or phrases from particular regional languages to express affection or in clever or hilarious circumstances that are difficult to properly translate into English. The study by language learning app Duolingo is based on a poll that was conducted in association with YouGov to ascertain urban Indians’ opinions regarding language and expression.

The results showed that more than half (51%) of Indians frequently use unusual phrases (from other languages) in everyday speech. Regarding phrases or words that convey nuanced meanings that cannot be fully translated or expressed in English, roughly 68% of urban Indians acknowledged this. Similarly, 69% acknowledged that they have used language-specific phrases or words that cannot be fully translated into English to express emotions or feelings (such as happiness or sadness) or to have conversations with family and friends.

Furthermore, 51% admitted to utilizing these idioms to add wit and humor to their conversations or as terms of endearment or love language. Recently, the company celebrated this language diversity by asking users to go on a voyage of linguistic discoveries with the “#EnglishMeinNahiJamta” campaign, which was posted on Duolingo India’s Instagram page. Favorite words from their local languages that become less magical when translated into English were shared by users under the guidance of the lovable characters Duo and Lily.

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“At Duolingo, we understand that languages are more than just communication tools—they’re expressions of culture, emotion, and identity,” says Karandeep Singh Kapany, Regional Marketing Director. Our “#EnglishMeinNahiJamta” campaign, which highlights phrases that defy translation and demonstrate a growing appreciation for linguistic diversity, celebrates this beauty. We enable people to embrace expression, improve lives, and create international relationships through programs like this,” he continued.

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