Wednesday, 30 November, 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

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

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.

On Camera

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.