Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicDigital india

Topic: digital india

Census 2021 will be paperless as Modi govt develops data collection app

Enumerators can download the app on their Android devices and feed in the data directly. Govt says efforts have been made to ensure security of information.

Facebook close to launching WhatsApp payment service in India

The WhatsApp payments offering has been in beta mode in India since early 2018. It’s gearing to meet RBI’s data localisation rule to launch nationally.

Power to water: If India wants to fulfil economic goals, it needs better infrastructure

For too long, governments have focused on making money from infrastructure rather than seeing it as a service that can power growth.

Go to Lahaul-Spiti for ‘internet ka vanvaas’. Digital India & telecom companies skipped it

The goal of Digital India cannot be achieved without ending the digital deprivation of its most marginalised communities.

India was about to align its e-commerce market with global rules, then it lost trust

Global economy is under a new industrial transformation, with digital technology leading the change but India wants to address its own rising aspirations.

India on its way to become the fifth largest economy globally: PM Modi

Govt is committed to building a 'New India' with next generation infrastructure, he said.

Between gaon and governance: How Modi govt’s Digital India is bridging rural-urban divide

Narendra Modi government's flagship scheme, Digital India, is transforming the country at the grassroots.

PM Modi first to be awarded Philip Kotler Presidential award

The award citation said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was selected for his outstanding leadership for the nation. 

GSAT-11 will bring fast inflight internet connectivity to India

GSAT-11, a satellite that will bring superfast internet to India’s remotest corners as well as beyond the mainland, was launched Wednesday morning.

.bharat fails to take off in Modi government’s India

There has been little interest from users and an expert says measure too little if content is not in local languages.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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