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At Manipal Hospitals, AI is being used to personalize cancer care

Manipal Hospitals has tied up with Watson for Oncology to provide personalized treatment recommendations for cancer patients. 

Darshan Appayanna joins Trent Hypermarket as Head-Digital and IT

Darshan Appayanna has joined Trent Hypermarket, a joint venture between Tata Group and Tesco as Head of Digital and IT. 

Fortis Healthcare appoints Ajay Vij as new CIO

Ajay Vij has been named as the new Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Fortis Healthcare, after Veneeth Purushotaman joined Aster DM Healthcare as Group CIO.

Will Aadhaar linking to telecoms and banks be mandatory again?

Mandatory linking of Aadhaar to banks and telecom companies could be restored by passing a Parliament approved legislation, says Arun Jaitley. 

Sankarson Banerjee joins RBL bank as CIO 

Former chief technology officer at NSE, Sankarson Banerjee has joined Ratnakar Bank as CIO. 

Aadhaar verdict: Constitutionally valid, with restrictions on who can seek the data

Aadhaar constitutionally valid; mandatory for certain government services, not for private companies including telcos and payments banks.

Airtel, Jio hire new CTOs; Jagbir Singh exits Jio

Reliance Jio CTO Jagbir Singh quits, Airtel CTO Shyam Mardikar takes over; Airtel brings back old time loyalist Randeep Singh Sekhon as CTO.

Veneeth Purushotaman will join Aster DM Healthcare as Group CIO 

Veneeth Purushotaman was earlier the CIO at Fortis Healthcare and was responsible for driving digitization there. 

Amazon India wants to become an insurance agent

Ecommerce giant, Amazon plans to foray into insurance business soon. The move comes after competitors Flipkart and Paytm also ventured into the business. 

Government asks RBI to identify PSU banks that can be merged

Government has asked the Reserve Bank of India to identify and prepare a list of government controlled lenders that can be merged together.

Venkatesh Sivasundravel quits as CIO of Air Works Group

Sivadundravel joined Air Works as the CIO three years back. He worked on the development of an MRO software for the company. 

Uma Talreja quits Raymond; moves back to Shoppers Stop 

Uma Talreja, who was the CDO at Raymond, has quit and rejoined Shoppers Stop as the Chief Marketing officer.