'Mitra' is seen inside a lift of the Yatharth Super Speciality Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September 15, 2020.
Technology

Coronavirus: Mitra, the Rs 10 lakh robotic, helps India’s Covid-19 sufferers converse to family members

  A hospital in India has deployed a customer-service robotic to patrol its wards, connecting coronavirus sufferers to associates and kinfolk. Mitra, that means “friend” in Hindi, is greatest recognized for interacting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an occasion in 2017. Its piercing eyes are outfitted with facial recognition expertise to assist it recall…

Eye-watering problem: Indian optician’s claim threatens nation’s banks
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Eye-watering drawback: Indian optician’s declare threatens nation’s banks

When enterprise evaporated at Gajendra Sharma’s eyeglass store a few miles from the Taj Mahal throughout India’s strict Covid-19 lockdown, he was relieved to listen to a few pandemic debt moratorium that might give him respiratory room on his residence mortgage. Now, nonetheless, the 53-year-old optician’s $13,500 debt dangers destabilising India’s banks, authorities warn. That…