Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicDigitisation

Topic: Digitisation

World’s biggest problems have a simple solution. It’s about an ‘open digital ecosystem’

Open source approaches to technologies can help governments more efficiently develop tailored solutions to big and urgent challenges.

India, Bangladesh and Pakistan have new opportunities — exporting online labour to the West

Asia has the highest mobile phone users globally; around two-thirds of people use mobile services, and there is still room for further expansion.

RBI making e-transactions more secure commendable. But its obstinacy has made digitalisation a circus

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SC issues digitisation SOP to help dispose of cases quickly, starts process with 5 HCs

The step is in addition to SC e-committee’s direction last month to all high courts, asking them to make it compulsory for govt departments to file their cases electronically.

Sustainable financing is key to access digital healthcare, education and financial services

Digital inclusion bonds are becoming a tool to make technology accessible for the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals across the spectrum.

A future with bitcoin, block-chain & digitisation looks dystopian, but there’s a positive too

New rules will be needed for this emerging world, but who will write them? How should personal data be used and not used? Can the digital divide be bridged?

Now AI can conduct your job interview at Tata Consultancy, Unilever, Marriott

It will no longer be easy to smooth talk your way into a job because an AI-bot will see through you faster than a human can.

Liberal democracy is under threat from digitisation as govts, tech firms gain more power

Democracy is not only about individual voice or decision-making by majority, it is just as much about limiting the power of individuals.

To prevent leaks, CBSE exam process set to go digital

Officials in the ministry of human resource development have said that, from the next session, no physical copies of question papers would be sent to exam centres.

A year after PM Modi’s endorsement, Mumbai’s ‘Digital Dabbawalas’ bask in success

At the peak of demonetisation and the push for a digital economy, Modi had praised the Digital Dabbawalas initiative for embracing the latest technology.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

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Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

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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