Caesar Sengupta, VP, Next Billion Users and GM of payment at Google, talks to Outlook about the corporation’s work in India and the controversies it is embroiled in.
Google may be the most popular, but it isn’t the only search engine out there. Many other players live up to the tasks that Google might not do for you…
For many of us who can remember the world before Google, the past two decades have gone by at breakneck speed, changing much about the human experience, writes Baijayant Panda.
'Google has converted the brain from a storage repository to a processor. That’s the big revolution it has brought. You pick up the specific piece of knowledge by searching it on Google and then process it the way you want.'
Things have changed with the logistics, taxi and home delivery services that have sprung up on the back of Google Maps.
The reference books that graced the tables of doctors until the 1990s have now been replaced with a laptop or desktop; the books have been consigned to libraries, writes Cardiologist Naresh Trehan.
'Perhaps, the pre-Google era made for better lawyers because we did not have the luxury of short cuts.'
What if Google suddenly ceased to be? What would going back to an older time look like?
It’s the future of end-of-life care but most Indians know little about ‘living will’
From a full-throated ‘Garibaldi’ to Kohli’s sleekly cut ‘V’, beards reclaim space on young Indian visages
The hills are the perfect place to go looking for wild and exotic flora
When hypertourism fell on Mussoorie’s once quaint Kempty Falls
Offbeating the travel odds!
Entwined identically at birth, the many pairs of twins reared on the fecund soil of UP’s Umri typify one of nature’s inscrutable ways
There was no school around. So a family in Assam went ahead and got one built for all its kids.
Chippiparai, Tangkhul Hui, Pandikona, Rajapalayam, Mudhol or simply the pariah…the resurgent desi bowwow’s the pet pack
A key gap in canine healthcare has been filled with India’s first blood bank for dogs in Chennai
Music, storytelling, poetry, dance and pop-ups get a snug corner—the living room
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
A more important role the government has in the matter of job creation is that of building an ecosystem conducive to creation of jobs
How practical is it to aspire to be self-employed? Does it pay off for all those who venture? What are the pitfalls?
They don’t have jobs nor do they have direction. There is an increasing discontent among the youth of India
The proposed statue of Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate is a ‘big idea’ whose time has come