Travel cultures and concepts of clean living
We take off footwear before entering the house. We don’t readily shake hands. We wash hands frequently. These are worth thinking about before we follow the American dream.
Digital India Bill: Smartwatches, other wearable devices to be under regulation
The Bill, which will replace Information Technology Act (IT Act) 2000, will mandate the consumers for these products to go through ‘strict KYC’ process.
Singapore firm joins KIIT-TBI to promote health startups in India
This partnership will show the country’s prowess in technology innovation and accelerate the growth of a Digital India.
Budget 2023: Financialisation of the economy
The government had introduced the new tax regime in Budget 2020. This exemption-free tax regime did not find many takers. In Budget 2023, the government has made it the default tax regime.
Excise dept gets Digital India Gold Award
In tune with the 5T initiatives, the Excise department has switched over to the digital work place e-Abkari with the technical support of NIC since 2019-20.
India should strive to become hub of software products, focus on democratising govt data: President
Droupadi Murmu said India has emerged as an important country for use of technology for people-centric governance, especially during the pandemic, which has benefitted the rest of the world as well.
Satya Nadella meets PM Modi; says Govt's focus on sustainable, inclusive economic growth inspiring
The Microsoft top honcho described his meeting with the PM as "insightful", and lauded the government's deep focus on sustainable and inclusive economic growth driven by digital transformation.
Tech needs responsible regulation, says Google CEO Sundar Pichai
The Google CEO also suggested that the Indian government prepare legislation which can give companies opportunities to innovate.
In digital India, e-sevas are the new custom in temples
Many of the temples in Karnataka are owned and managed by the endowment department of the state government, which has introduced various online services to enable devotees to offer their prayers.
PM Modi launches 5G services at 6th India Mobile Congress
The 5G telecom services seek to provide seamless coverage, high data rate, low latency and highly reliable communications system.
IIT-M initiative to help Indian languages grow
The launch event saw a workshop open to students, researchers, and start-ups to discuss resources available to build Indian language technologies.
Think credit solution for MSMEs: Vaishnaw
He also asked entrepreneurs to expand Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) to make it the next UPI.
Digital India has curbed corruption, eliminated middlemen, says PM Modi
Increased digitisation has struck a blow on corruption, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday while kicking off the Digital India Week 2022 in Gandhinagar.
5G auction: Fight for spectrum between Telecom Service providers and tech companies gets bitter
Technology companies welcomed the government’s move to allocate the 5G spectrum to private enterprises and said it will gear up digital transformation and generate more job opportunities.
Compliance, economic recovery behind higher tax-GDP ratio: Government
The government has credited better compliance and economic recovery for the significant jump in tax-GDP ratio to 11.7 percent in 2021-22.
30 Odisha villages included in digital village pilot project
Around Rs 3 crore will be utilised for implementation of the project
Digital Culture – The New Paradigm Shift
India has data, demand and democracy needed for high-tech highways: PM Modi
PM Modi said that the new National Education Policy (NEP) will help bolster the scientific spirit amongst the students of schools and higher education institutions.
Working hard to put India in top 50 list for ease of doing business: PM Modi at Vibrant Gujarat Summit
Prime Minister Modi had conceptualised the summit in 2003 as the chief minister of Gujarat to position the state as an ideal investment destination.
We are not ready for Digital India, says 'Irumbu Thirai' director PS Mithran
Debutant director PS Mithran who feels that information theft — that forms the core of his upcoming film, Irumbu Thirai — isn’t something we have woken up to yet.
Rahul Gandhi to file appeal in Gujarat court on April 3 against conviction in defamation case
Gujarat court acquits all 26 accused in 2002 gangrape and multiple murders case
At least 26 dead after tornadoes rake US Midwest, South
Bihar communal violence: Amit Shah speaks to Governor, agrees to send additional central forces
India records 3,824 Covid cases, biggest single-day rise in six months
Debonair Durani dies at 88, Indian cricketers mourn over loss