Friday, 20 May, 2022
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Topic: Data

India proposes regulating cross-border data flow in draft policy

The draft policy recommends data on Indians not be used by companies to store abroad, or shared with foreign governments.

It’s only a draft, says Modi govt on data showing unemployment at historic high

Govt says NSSO report doesn’t present accurate comparative picture, insists Indian economy is still creating jobs under NDA.

‘Why is India so dirty?’ and nine other trending questions in Russia about us

The most searched queries on Yandex show that Russians increasingly see India for what it is rather than as the land of exoticism.

India’s data localisation may not protect privacy but could damage businesses

Those interested in India’s economic future need to be careful about tying it down with yesterday’s restrictions.

No, Azim Premji jobs report does not use erroneous data to study employment in India

Soumya Kanti Ghosh and Pulak Ghosh recently picked on the State of Working India report, but they misunderstood the study.

How do Indians fight against data breaches when companies like FreshMenu choose to hide it

Over a lakh usernames, phone numbers, emails, addresses and order histories were exposed. And FreshMenu chose not to tell its customers.

The World Bank’s terrible response to controversy over India’s Ease of Doing Business jump

The World Bank's response to the criticism of its 'Ease of Doing Business' rankings comes with no substantive rebuttal.

Exclusive: Unemployment is low as people have to work to earn, says India’s chief statistician

Amid talk of jobless growth and the urgent need for India to create employment for its millions of young men and women, the Chief Statistician of India, T.C.A. Ananth, says there is not much evidence to show that the unemployment scenario may have worsened in the last three or four years. Anubhuti Vishnoi

TALK POINT: Can official data be fudged? How can we ensure that the credibility of official data is not damaged?

In recent months, many allegations have been made about fudging of official data by government departments in both the centre and the states. How...

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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