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CoWIN registration for COVID-19 vaccine: Eligibility and how to register; all you need to know as Phase 2 drive kicks off
India

CoWIN registration for COVID-19 vaccine: Eligibility and how to register; all you need to know as Phase 2 drive kicks off

The Government of India is letting users add as many as three individuals using a single mobile number. Users can go to the ‘Account Details’ section click the ‘Add more’ tab

Karnataka HC restrains centre, NIC from sharing Aarogya Setu app data without user consent
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Karnataka HC restrains centre, NIC from sharing Aarogya Setu app data without user consent

The High Court also ordered that the central government can not deny any benefit or services to a user only on the ground that the user has not installed Aarogya Setu.

Aarogya Setu app developed by NIC with industry volunteers, says govt in response to CIC's RTI enquiry
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Aarogya Setu app developed by NIC with industry volunteers, says govt in response to CIC's RTI enquiry

The CIC had asked the NIC to explain why it does not have any information about the creation of the app.

No information about creation of Aarogya Setu app, says MeitY; CIC issues show cause notice
India

No information about creation of Aarogya Setu app, says MeitY; CIC issues show cause notice

Information Commissioner Vanaja N Sarna, in a terse order, pointed out that the website of the application mentions that the content on it is "owned, updated and maintained" by MyGov and MeitY and directed the CPIO of the ministry to explain why they didn't have the requisite information

Centre announces SOPs for Metro train services: only asymptomatic passengers allowed, masks compulsory
India

Centre announces SOPs for Metro train services: only asymptomatic passengers allowed, masks compulsory

Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri said Metro train services, except in Maharashtra, will resume in a graded manner from 7 September and all lines will become operational by 12 September

Delhi Metro to bar passengers without masks, have longer halting time; contactless frisking likely
India

Delhi Metro to bar passengers without masks, have longer halting time; contactless frisking likely

Among other measures, red lines have been drawn at regular intervals next to AFC gates and security checking gates, just before commuters enter near the platform areas

Google-Apple's COVID-19 exposure notification rolls out for users in India, not compatible with Aarogya Setu yet
News & Analysis

Google-Apple's COVID-19 exposure notification rolls out for users in India, not compatible with Aarogya Setu yet

The exposure notification will only be compatible with the health authority app and the Aarogya Setu app is not yet compatible with it.

Aarogya Setu not ‘open source’ in real sense, claim cybersecurity activists, say server code must be made public
India

Aarogya Setu not ‘open source’ in real sense, claim cybersecurity activists, say server code must be made public

Cybersecurity activists have termed the Indian government's claim of making the source code of Aarogya Setu app public as half-truth.

French hacker claims Pakistan's COVID-19 contact tracing app reveals patients' locations, govt denies claims
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French hacker claims Pakistan's COVID-19 contact tracing app reveals patients' locations, govt denies claims

The hacker revealed that due to the privacy issues, this app can give out the 'exact coordinates' of the infected people.

Panjab University exam 2020 to be held from July; varsity issues SOPs, asks staff to download Aarogya Setu app
India

Panjab University exam 2020 to be held from July; varsity issues SOPs, asks staff to download Aarogya Setu app

Panjab University said that it will be conducting the term-end examinations from July, publishes SOPs to be followed by students and exam invigilators

Aarogya Setu, India’s contact-tracing app, goes open-source
News & Analysis

Aarogya Setu, India’s contact-tracing app, goes open-source

Sustained pressure on authorities about legality and privacy issues bears fruit.

Cancellations, confusion continue on Day 2 of domestic operations; 325 departures till 5 pm, flights remain suspended in Bengal
India

Cancellations, confusion continue on Day 2 of domestic operations; 325 departures till 5 pm, flights remain suspended in Bengal

Airports across the country handled 325 departures and 283 arrivals with 41,673 passengers till 5 pm on Tuesday even as flight cancellations continued with passengers facing difficulties

'Indian govt should convince public on Aarogya Setu's efficacy rather than forcing it on them': Cybersecurity expert Elliot Alderson tells Firstpost
India

'Indian govt should convince public on Aarogya Setu's efficacy rather than forcing it on them': Cybersecurity expert Elliot Alderson tells Firstpost

In an interview with Firstpost, Elliot Alderson replied to several assertions made by the Union government about Aarogya Setu, which is being widely being promoted as a contact-tracing app that help to combat COVID-19.

Govt softens stand on Aarogya Setu, but airports, private organisations continue to mandate
India

Govt softens stand on Aarogya Setu, but airports, private organisations continue to mandate

On 21 May, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) made Aarogya Setu app a requirement if one wants to travel by air.

Domestic flights to resume from 25 May: Govt can dictate fare capping to private airlines only if it provides discounts on fuel, other charges
Business

Domestic flights to resume from 25 May: Govt can dictate fare capping to private airlines only if it provides discounts on fuel, other charges

The government will regulate fares and it will be in a fixed range with a minimum and a maximum fare already set for the route. Aviation experts wonder who gave the government advice on this matter.

Baggage sanitisation, thermal screening, Aarogya Setu must except for kids under 14: AAI issues SOPs for airlines, passengers
India

Baggage sanitisation, thermal screening, Aarogya Setu must except for kids under 14: AAI issues SOPs for airlines, passengers

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that needs to be followed by airlines and flyers the day after the government announced that domestic flights would resume from 25 May.

Delhi HC seeks Centre's reply on plea to de-link Aarogya Setu app from website promoting e-pharmacies; next hearing on 29 May
Business

Delhi HC seeks Centre's reply on plea to de-link Aarogya Setu app from website promoting e-pharmacies; next hearing on 29 May

The plea said the authorities have allowed government developed mobile application Aarogya Setu to be used for the benefit of selected handpicked companies.

Aarogya Setu key to making transition into post-lockdown period smooth, prevent loss of lives; doubts about privacy, security unnecessary
India

Aarogya Setu key to making transition into post-lockdown period smooth, prevent loss of lives; doubts about privacy, security unnecessary

Aarogya Setu is also reviewed by other foreign firms who often tend to be critical about indigenous technological efforts of India.

Apple-Google contract tracing API promises privacy protection, yet many govts want their own apps
News & Analysis

Apple-Google contract tracing API promises privacy protection, yet many govts want their own apps

Apple and Google have said that they will not allow use of GPS data along with the contact tracing systems.

Mandatory for all passengers availing special train services to download Aarogya Setu mobile app, says railways ministry
India

Mandatory for all passengers availing special train services to download Aarogya Setu mobile app, says railways ministry

The Indian Railways, which had on Monday 'advised' the passengers availing the special trains that started operating on Tuesday to install the government's Aarogya Setu mobile application, has now made it 'mandatory' to do so.