Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicE-KYC

Topic: e-KYC

Bulk SMS, calls, fake SBI app, 6 modules — how KYC fraudsters ‘looted over 8,000 victims’

Delhi Police have busted pan-India gang, arrested 23 people. Alleged scam worked by procuring people’s net banking credentials. Victims may have lost more than Rs 20 crore.

CoWIN’s new feature allows verifying entities to know if customers/clients are vaccinated

The new API called ‘Know Your Customer’s/Client’s Vaccination Status’ was developed to enable an Aadhaar like authentication service for vaccination status, the health ministry said.

With 25 crore covered, KYC data of nearly a fifth of India’s population is digital

The process, which started in early 2017, took nearly 2 years to reach the 10-crore mark. But this more than doubled over the last 17 months to touch 25 crore now.

Modi govt should find a way for private firms to use Aadhaar for KYC purposes

It may be feasible for govt to own and operate a KYC utility. That way, India could balance the concerns of privacy and trust.

On Camera

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.