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New facilities at LGBI Airport 24.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
New facilities at LGBI Airport
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PM Modi: Keep terror out of cyberspace 24.11.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
Digital space should not become a playground for the dark forces of terrorism and radicalisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, while stressing the need for information sharing and coordination among security agencies to counter the changing landscape. "We need to ensure that vulnerable sections of our society do not fall prey to the evil designs of cyber criminals. Alertness towards cyber-security concerns should become a way of life. Nations must also take a responsibility to ensure that digital space does not become a playground for the dark forces of terrorism and radicalisation," he said while speaking at the inaugural session at the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) 2017. Talking about the benefits of using technology in giving out government benefits, the Prime Minister said, "Use of JAM trinity of Jan Dhan accounts, mobile numbers and Aadhaar has helped save $10 billion in subsidies by plugging leakages." There is need to create cyber warriors to protect cyberspace from ...
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Right to Net is not negotiable: Ravi Shankar Prasad 24.11.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
The Indian government will ensure that every citizen has a right to access the Internet but is also determined to keep radical elements and terrorists from abusing social media platforms to perpetuate hate and terror, Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday. "Without going into the larger nuisance of net neutrality, in India, we have taken a new position that the right of access is important and is not negotiable," he said at the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) here attended by delegates from 131 countries. Prasad said that the government has turned down social networking giant Facebook's Free Basics programme because it offered access to select Internet services. "When I was handling the communications department, my friend [Facebook CEO] Mark Zuckerberg met me a number of times with the idea of Free Basics... Free Basics is that everything will be free if you enter through my (Facebook's) gate… India is a democracy, we don't believe in one ...
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Courts in 18 states to start recording audio and video from the proceedings 24.11.2017 India Today| Must Read
CCTV footage won't be available under the RTI Act.
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PM Modi launched UMANG: One app for all citizen services 24.11.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
People will soon be able to access government services — such as applying for new PAN card, access EPFO services, book gas cylinders among others — through their mobile phones via UMANG (unified mobile application for new-age governance). Prime Minister launched the UMANG app on Thursday at the Global Conference for Cyber Space (GCCS) 2017. The app will provide a single platform for accessing around 200 services including several government services. Apart from accessing Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) services like checking the balance, downloading EPF Passbook, or apply for new Permanent Account Number (PAN), pensioners can also generate their digital life certificate or 'jeevan praman' using this app. One can even book gas cylinders through this application. "We launched the UMANG Mobile App which will provide over a hundred citizen-centric services. At the back-end, these services will be catered for by many different departments of the Union and state governments. This integrated ...
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India to offer technical expertise to 3 countries 24.11.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
The Indian government will closely collaborate with three countries — Iran, Denmark and Mauritius, on cyber issues. A joint working group has been set up with Iran for collaboration in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), while a MoU with Denmark has been signed for future cooperation in IT related areas. Mauritius has shown interest in India's service of Digital Locker. A joint working group already exists with Mauritius. Now, the Indian government will offer technical support and advisory services to Mauritius for setting up of Digital Locker services, Ajay Kumar, Additional Secretary , Ministry of Electronics and IT said on the sidelines of GCCS 2017. DigiLocker, is a key initiative under Digital India, aimed at transforming India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. DigiLocker ties into Digital India's visions areas of providing citizens a shareable private space on a public cloud and making all documents/certificates available on this cloud. DigiLocker, a ...
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Unite to fight dark forces in digital space: PM 24.11.2017 Hindu: National
Modi calls for sharing of information and coordination among nations and creation of cyberwarriors to ensure safety
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Fancy a holiday home? 23.11.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
The way we travel has changed, and the way we live too. Millennials today are lost in their busy lifestyles, stressed at work and overwhelmed with the mundanity of everyday life. They are seeking more personalisation and privacy while demanding nothing less than the best in luxury. While five-star resorts can offer you the frills of fancy, having a holiday home that you can call your own is quite another form of luxury. In fact, it takes luxury to the next level. Its a lifestyle thing Typically, holiday homes have now become a lifestyle purchase. People look to buy a holiday home because they want to be able to visit a location whenever they want while being in the comfort of their own home. Besides, holiday homes also offer great financial returns to their owners. Today, we see significant annual short-term rental yields (five to seven per cent gross yield on the property value) from renting out homes even after the homeowners visit for a few weekends in the year (at their convenience). The first key ...
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Geo-tagging of Sircilla powerlooms 23.11.2017 Hindu: News
Steps on to improve productivity of weavers
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EPFO approves proposal to credit ETF units to PF accounts 23.11.2017 HBL: Stock Markets
Retirement fund body EPFO today approved a proposal for crediting exchange traded fund (ETF) units to provident fund accounts of its 4.5 crore members. Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)...
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Ravi Shankar Prasad vows to keep web access equitable 23.11.2017 Latest News
India's stand is important against the backdrop of US FCC's decision to roll back its net neutrality rules adopted in 2015
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Much of opposition to Aadhaar mere nuisance: K J Alphons 23.11.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Says the biometric-driven identification system is revolutionising the delivery of services in India
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Modi calls for creating ‘cyberwarriors’ 23.11.2017 Hindu: National
PM calls for sharing of information and coordination among nations for the safety of digital space
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Much of opposition to Aadhaar mere nuisance: Minister 23.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Much of the opposition to the use of Aadhaar cards for delivering government services on grounds of privacy being violated is a mere nuisance, Union Minister K.J. Alphons said here on Thursday.
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SC eases bail condition in money laundering cases 23.11.2017 Latest News
The court, while hearing a batch of petitions and appeals challenging the constitutional validity of Section 45 of PMLA
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Ensure digital space doesn't become playground for terror: Modi (Roundup) 23.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Noting that cyber attacks are a significant threat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said it must be ensured that digital space does not become a playground for forces of terror and radicalisation.
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Digital tech has opened a new world, says PM Modi 23.11.2017 Latest News
Also to plug leakages; $10 billion in subsidies has already been saved, he told the Global Conference on Cyber Space.
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OnePlus 5T: What's better than OnePlus 5, what's not 23.11.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
It's a true budget flagship smartphone.
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Tech companies must prune privacy policies for users: Government 23.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With the privacy policies of tech companies running into dozens of pages and users often accepting the terms and conditions without reading them, there is an urgent need for improving privacy communication to generate nuanced consent from the users, a senior government official said here on Thursday.
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India firm on stopping terrorists from abusing social media: RS Prasad 23.11.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Prasad at the fifth edition of the Global Conference on Cyber Space underlined the need to keep the cyber space safe and secure for a better digital future
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