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UPSC to release CMS 2021 notification on 5 May at upsconline.nic.in; check eligibility, selection process here
India

UPSC to release CMS 2021 notification on 5 May at upsconline.nic.in; check eligibility, selection process here

In the first round, a computer based Test will be conducted. The selected candidates will move to the next round of scrutiny which is the Interview or personality test round.

Complaints to banking ombudsman rise 20% to over 1.96 lakh in FY'19; debit card issues up 19%: RBI
Business

Complaints to banking ombudsman rise 20% to over 1.96 lakh in FY'19; debit card issues up 19%: RBI

The RBI said that during the year, the number of complaints resolved by agreement like through intervention of OBOs, mediation and conciliation among others rose 70.40 percent from 65.82 percent a year earlier.

WhatsApp hack by NSO Group has brought lack of any legal protection against govt surveillance to the forefront
News & Analysis

WhatsApp hack by NSO Group has brought lack of any legal protection against govt surveillance to the forefront

We need to be wary of all those who sell us the technology for efficiency and rob us of our individuality and rights.

Both UPA and NDA built infrastructure, amended rules to legalise snooping: Timeline of events that led to 20 December MHA order
India

Both UPA and NDA built infrastructure, amended rules to legalise snooping: Timeline of events that led to 20 December MHA order

A look at the events which led to the 20 December MHA order on computer surveillance shows both the UPA and NDA governments have been on the same page when it comes to internet surveillance.

Study indicates that change in temperature and rainfall patterns is adversely affecting Darjeeling tea production
News & Analysis

Study indicates that change in temperature and rainfall patterns is adversely affecting Darjeeling tea production

The plant growth is adversely affected when the temperature goes above 32 degrees or drops below 13 degrees.

Uttar Pradesh: Badaun Man carries wife's body on shoulder in absence of ambulance, she later dies; probe ordered
India

Uttar Pradesh: Badaun Man carries wife's body on shoulder in absence of ambulance, she later dies; probe ordered

A probe has been ordered by the administration in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh after taking cognisance of media reports that a man, whose wife died in the district hospital, had carried her body on his shoulder.

Nagaland to revive traditional rice varieties in wake of climate change
News & Analysis

Nagaland to revive traditional rice varieties in wake of climate change

The hilly state of Nagaland has initiated steps to revive traditional rice as well as millet varieties which over the years gave way to high yielding crop varieties for various reasons.

Karnataka most corrupt state for accessing public services; Himachal, Kerala the least, says survey
India

Karnataka most corrupt state for accessing public services; Himachal, Kerala the least, says survey

People in Karnataka faced corruption the most in accessing public services, a think-tank has claimed.

Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notes banned: What is ATM Recalibration and why it could take 2-3 weeks
News & Analysis

Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notes banned: What is ATM Recalibration and why it could take 2-3 weeks

The recalibration of ATM machines is an arduous task involving the an update to the hardware and software that forms the backbone of the ATM.

Bihar: Galaxy of anti-BJP leaders to mark attendance at Nitish's swearing-in
Politics

Bihar: Galaxy of anti-BJP leaders to mark attendance at Nitish's swearing-in

Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Nitish Kumar will take oath on Friday as Bihar's chief minister again, watched by a galaxy of national leaders ranged against the BJP. He will head the first JD-U-RJD-Congress coalition to rule Bihar.

Forget all differences for growth, investment, jobs: Modi urges CMs at NITI meet
Business

Forget all differences for growth, investment, jobs: Modi urges CMs at NITI meet

At NITI Aagoy meet exhorting Chief Ministers to personally monitor factors slowing projects, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked states to bury differences to boost growth, create jobs and revive investment cycle.

PM Modi to meet CMs on Sunday to replace 64-year old Plan Panel
Economy

PM Modi to meet CMs on Sunday to replace 64-year old Plan Panel

Plans are afoot for reshaping of the Planning Commission to make it in sync with the changing times, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said ahead of his meeting with all Chief Ministers on Sunday on the issue.

'Note for vote' trend popular among Indian voters, says study
Politics

'Note for vote' trend popular among Indian voters, says study

The expectation of getting a bribe for casting a favoured vote is one of the "critical factors" in elections, says a study.

Irrespective of parties they belong to, PM and CMs must work together: Modi
Politics

Irrespective of parties they belong to, PM and CMs must work together: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked Chief Ministers across the political spectrum to not allow political differences come in the way of nation building.

PSBs should find own avenues to generate funds: Fin Services Secy Sandhu
Brands

PSBs should find own avenues to generate funds: Fin Services Secy Sandhu

The government and RBI have said state-run banks alone will need over Rs 2.4 trillion capital by FY19 to meet the Basel III capital norms.<br />

CMS To Set Up Over 7850 ATMs For SBI
Biztech

CMS To Set Up Over 7850 ATMs For SBI

Valued at over Rs. 4.5 billion, the contract will include Total Implementation Services, ATM installation, maintenance and support for a seven year period.

Don't detain innocent Muslims in the name of terror: Shinde tells CMs
India

Don't detain innocent Muslims in the name of terror: Shinde tells CMs

In a letter to Chief Ministers, Shinde said Central government has been receiving various representations on alleged harassment of innocent Muslim youth by law enforcement agencies.

Why you should be wary of India's CMS
News & Analysis

Why you should be wary of India&#039;s CMS

Never before in the history of the Internet has the topic of Internet surveillance, privacy or interception been more discussed than it is now.

India's Central Monitoring System: Security can't come at cost of privacy
Tech

India's Central Monitoring System: Security can't come at cost of privacy

The limited information available about the central monistoring system project has raised serious concerns about its need and the consequences of government snooping on such a mass scale.

India's Central Monitoring System: Security can't come at cost of privacy
News & Analysis

India's Central Monitoring System: Security can't come at cost of privacy

The limited information available about the central monistoring system project has raised serious concerns about its need and the consequences of government snooping on such a mass scale.