India's first AI-based banking chatbot

HDFC Bank announced the launch of an electronic virtual assistant (EVA), an artificial intelligence-driven chatbot, for customer services. Eva is India's first AI-based banking chatbot and can answer millions of customer queries across multiple channels instantly.

India to gets its own mobile congress

India will organise its first mobile congress in September with a special focus on reaching out to the South East Asian markets. There is Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and an edition in Shanghai.

Salient features of CGST and IGST Bills

Some of the main features of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) and Integrated GST Bills, as finalised by the GST Council, are as follows:

India's unemployment rate decline

Contrary to market perception, India's unemployment rate halved from 9.5 per cent in August 2016 to 4.8 per cent in February this year and among major states, a sharp decline was registered in Uttar Pradesh.