Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicDigital india

Topic: digital india

Don’t panic over Bitcoin fall, Apples and Googles of crypto economy are coming

Bitcoin has been on a nose dive since early 2018. But the market sentiment cannot affect crypto’s potential to change the world.

Indians’ love for electronics is pushing current account deficit

Data for the 13 months to May show electronics imports were valued at $57.8 billion, way more than gold purchases.

Digital India has checked black money, uprooted middlemen: PM Modi

He said 'rumours' that money is not safe when used digitally were a conspiracy hatched by 'disgruntled middlemen'.

Errors by government authorities expose Aadhaar to risk and criticism

Despite government's claims that Aadhaar card information cannot be leaked, it has happened several times. Ironically, in some cases, it is done by the government itself.

Digital Dalits: Is social media a game changer for Dalit politics?

Besides amplifying Dalit protests, social media has lowered the barriers to entry into the political discourse for Dalits. ThePrint is publishing articles on Dalit issues...

Modi’s Digital India still takes two years to process his foreign travel bills

Air India is broke, but the Modi government still owes it Rs 325 crore for the PM’s foreign visits between November 2016 and February 2018.Air India is broke, but the Modi government still owes it Rs 325 crore for the PM’s foreign visits between November 2016 and February 2018.

Despite push for Digital India, eCourts project moving at snail’s pace

Only 30 per cent of total sanctioned funds of Rs 800 crore has been utilised in the second phase, since 2015.

Demonetisation is like a monkey on my back, says Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma

There were pros and cons to demonetisation and to being an entrepreneur, says Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma at Democracy Wall.

Top online course provider edX coming soon to India

Harvard and MIT-founded edX in talks with Modi govt to provide 2,300 courses. These will be hosted on India’s own MOOC platform, SWAYAM.

ताकि 2025 तक भारत की डिजिटल अर्थव्यवस्था एक खरब डॉलर की हो जाए

सरकार इन दिनों 30 सूत्री कार्ययोजना पर गहन विचार-विमर्श कर रही हैं, जिसका लक्ष्य ‘डिजिटल इंडिया’ योजना के तहत 1 खरब डॉलर के डिजिटल इकोनॉमी आंकड़े को छूना है.

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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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