Government

After launching text updates for news via SMS in English last year, All India Radio has extended the service to include 5 regional languages including Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, Dogri, and ... Continue_Reading
by an anonymous author The UID (Unique Identification) and NPR (National Population Register) are both government identity schemes that aggregate personal data, including biometric data for the provision of an ... Continue_Reading
IBM’s Innovation centre to partner with big data startups in India Computer services provider IBM’s Innovation Centre in Bangalore is looking to partner with 100 ‘Internet of things’ and big ... Continue_Reading
Update: Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah has directed the commercial tax department to study the the laws and issues related to e-commerce and recommend necessary changes, reports The Times Of India. ... Continue_Reading
The Indian government ranked second in the world, when it came to user accounts for which information was requested, behind the United States of America, Google has disclosed in its updated Transparency report. In ... Continue_Reading
The Indian government has approved 22 proposals of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) valued approximately at Rs 3,951.61 crore, based on the recommendation of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) earlier ... Continue_Reading
The Indian government’s Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) had approved Telenor’s proposal to increase its stake in Uninor to 100% from the existing 74% stake. The telco had received an approval for a foreign direct investment ... Continue_Reading
Porting requests were submitted for 2.86 million connections in the month of July 2014, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is up 19.31% from 2.39 million porting requests reported ... Continue_Reading
The Union HRD Ministry has initiated the SWAYAM Programme, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) platform that is expected to go live within this year. On this platform professors of ... Continue_Reading
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given the approval for Phase 5 of the Unique Identification (UID) scheme to undertake enrolments in the four states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, ... Continue_Reading
SMS’s have gone out from Airtel to some subscribers, informing them that “As per instruction from DOT, airtel needs to publish telephone directory of its subcribers on its website. If ... Continue_Reading
State Bank of India (SBI) has sought permission from the Indian banking regulator Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to launch contact-less debit cards, which would enable customers to carry out ... Continue_Reading