VIT-AP to train students on blockchain, data science

The V-C praised the content prepared by Edifypath and thanked it for giving students much-needed chance for industry exposure through their internship programmes.

published on : 19th August 2022

Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw asks telcos to gear up for 5G launch

Airtel acquired 19,867.8 MHz spectrum by securing a pan-India footprint of 3.5 GHz and 26 GHz bands and selected purchase of radio waves in the low and mid-band spectrum for Rs 43,039.63 crore.

published on : 18th August 2022

Govt likely to mop up Rs 17,873 crore from 5G spectrum auction this fiscal

As per the 5G auction modalities, the participants were given the option to pay the dues in 20 equal annual instalments; they can pay the entire amount or part of it upfront.

published on : 18th August 2022

Street dogs population declined in a majority of states but increases in 17 states

The concerned ministry said that Rajashthan has also witnessed a rise in the number of street dogs from 11,51,015 in the 2012 Census to 12,75,596 till the last count of the census held in 2019.

published on : 16th August 2022

India reports nearly 16,000 new Covid cases, 68 deaths

The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.54 per cent, the health ministry said.

published on : 13th August 2022

VIT-AP hosts 5th int’l data engineering conference

Programme chair Dr Nagaraju Devarakonda said the conference has received 515 papers from 12 countries.

published on : 13th August 2022

Exports up 2.14 per cent to USD 36.27 billion in July; trade deficit at record USD 30 billion

Imports shot up by 43.61 per cent to USD 66.27 billion in the month compared to July 2021, the data showed.

published on : 12th August 2022

RBI lending norms stress data safety

In order to protect borrowers’ personal data, the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) new lending norms have stressed on data protection. 

published on : 12th August 2022

Government assures international passengers’ data privacy 

The government has also clarified that the intention of the regulations is to enhance the detection of smuggling of narcotics, gold, arms & ammunition.

published on : 11th August 2022

Blow to privacy as airlines told to share international passengers’ info

Under the new regulation, aircraft operators will have to transfer the PNR details to the Customs department in a specified format.

published on : 10th August 2022

INTERVIEW | Not satisfied with JPC response on Personal Data Protection Bill: Justice Srikrishna

Last week, the Union government withdrew the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019, which has been in the woods for five years.

published on : 9th August 2022

Take control of financial data with Account Aggregator network

Financial information drawn from AAs can help cross-check alternate data collected from a borrower’s device,” explains Rajat Deshpande, co-founder and CEO of FinBox.

published on : 8th August 2022

Data Protection Bill: Will experts, stakeholders be consulted before drafting guidelines?

The bill, which had sought to regulate individuals’ personal data, also proposed a single law to deal with personal as well as non-personal data. 

published on : 5th August 2022

IT industry seeks participation in consultation process for fresh personal data protection bill

The industry was critical of the data protection bill tabled in Parliament by the Joint Committee on Personal Data Protection Bill.

published on : 4th August 2022

Centre withdraws Data Protection Bill from Lok Sabha, plans new 'set of legislations' in Winter Session

The Bill could be replaced by more than one bill, dealing with privacy and cyber security and the government may bring the new set of bills in the Winter Session of Parliament.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Blood test can now detect breast cancer at Apollo Cancer Centre

The test facility is now available across all major Apollo Cancer Centres including Bhubaneswar.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Adani says will use 5G spectrum to support data centres, businesses

Adani Group plans to use the airwaves for its data centres as well as the super app it is building to support businesses from electricity distribution to airports, and gas retailing to ports.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Governments ramp up demands for user info, Twitter warns

Governments also made a record number of legal demands on 349 accounts of verified journalists or news outlets around the globe between July and December of last year — a 103% increase.

published on : 29th July 2022

5G auction stretches to fourth day; Bids worth Rs 1,49,623 crores received so far

From a consumer point of view, 5G technology will be 10 times faster than 4G and 30 times faster than 3G, and also it will allow a greater number of devices to be connected without any loss of speed.

published on : 29th July 2022

Paytm Mall denies 3.4 million users’ data breach 

Strongly denying the breach, Paytm Mall spokesperson said the data of its users is completely safe and claims related to a data leak in the year 2020 are completely false and unsubstantiated. 

published on : 28th July 2022
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