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India's data must be controlled and owned by Indian people, not by corporates: RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani
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India's data must be controlled and owned by Indian people, not by corporates: RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani

Ambani said that for India to succeed in the data-driven revolution, "necessary steps will have to be taken to migrate the control and ownership of Indian data back to India.

Narendra Modi in Singapore: PM has done more than any other leader to connect India to financial mainstream
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Narendra Modi in Singapore: PM has done more than any other leader to connect India to financial mainstream

Naysayers may deride the NDA’s push for Aadhaar, Jan Dhan, RuPay, BHIM, demonetisation or GST but the fact remains that Narendra Modi has done more for inclusive development in India through technology and digitization than any other prime minister before him. His place in history is secured.

Don't judge demonetisation to soon: From grocery to high-value purchases, note ban has given a leg-up to digital money
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Don't judge demonetisation to soon: From grocery to high-value purchases, note ban has given a leg-up to digital money

Demonetisation has provided a necessary nudge to affect a behavioural change in society in the way cash is being used

Two years after demonetisation, there are signs of a cleaner economy but where is the black money?
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Two years after demonetisation, there are signs of a cleaner economy but where is the black money?

if data is provided on how many people have actually been caught with unaccounted money, it would be able to measure the success of the demonetisation part of the story.

Demonetisation anniversary: A political thriller turns two; for a struggling economy, its costs have far outweighed the gains
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Demonetisation anniversary: A political thriller turns two; for a struggling economy, its costs have far outweighed the gains

Two years ago, on this day, Modi launched demonetisation with three core objectives to begin with--terminating black money in cash, killing fake currency and putting an end to cash-based corruption.

Reliance Industries, HSBC execute first-of-its-kind blockchain trade finance transaction; reduces timelines in export documentation
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Reliance Industries, HSBC execute first-of-its-kind blockchain trade finance transaction; reduces timelines in export documentation

he end-to-end transaction was executed on "R3's Corda" blockchain platform which is a single-shared application, rather than requiring multiple isolated digital systems across various counterparties located around the globe.

India could be the world leader in machine learning, AI and big data: Mukesh Ambani
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India could be the world leader in machine learning, AI and big data: Mukesh Ambani

India happens to be breaking new grounds every day in terms of digitisation said Mukesh Ambani.

Digitisation will make 80% of the financial firms irrelevant by 2030: Report
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Digitisation will make 80% of the financial firms irrelevant by 2030: Report

According to the report, come 2030, financial firms will become commoditised or exist only formally.

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant urges judiciary to ensure speedy resolution of commercial cases
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NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant urges judiciary to ensure speedy resolution of commercial cases

Speaking at The Economist India Summit in Mumbai, Kant highlighted the need for establishing commercial courts in the lower courts for expediting the process.

New norms for unlisted public companies shares: Insisting for demat form is a big jolt for benami crooks, but implementation is key
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New norms for unlisted public companies shares: Insisting for demat form is a big jolt for benami crooks, but implementation is key

The core objective seems to be to detect and control benami shareholding and thus generally bring shareholding subject to regulatory requirements of tax, money laundering, anti-corruption, etc.

Govt's push for a digital revolution right in intent, but surface level adjustments cannot solve systemic problems
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Govt's push for a digital revolution right in intent, but surface level adjustments cannot solve systemic problems

With respect to financial inclusion, mobile phones hold more potential than debit cards as 240 million Indians have an inactive bank account plus a mobile phone.

Obsolete rules done away with to facilitate ease of doing business, says Amitabh Kant of Niti Aayog
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Obsolete rules done away with to facilitate ease of doing business, says Amitabh Kant of Niti Aayog

Cash benefits of more than 500 government schemes are being directly credited to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries under the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mechanism, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Digitisation can leapfrog India into inclusive growth and help with education system, says Microsoft founder Bill Gates
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Digitisation can leapfrog India into inclusive growth and help with education system, says Microsoft founder Bill Gates

"Absolutely yes," Gates said when asked if digitisation and modern technologies would help India achieve the goals of an ideal society as being articulated by top Indian leaders' post-independence.

India to be ready with 5G roadmap by June, says Telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan
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India to be ready with 5G roadmap by June, says Telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan

A high-level forum on 5G which includes global experts, industry experts, IITs, IISc, has already commenced work and done a fair amount of deliberation

Digital gold sellers hope trickle will become a rush with smartphones, e-wallets and flexible investment schemes
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Digital gold sellers hope trickle will become a rush with smartphones, e-wallets and flexible investment schemes

A digital revolution is reshaping India’ gold market, with smartphones, e-wallets and flexible investment schemes drawing new buyers into the business

Cash use clawing-back to normal, unfazed by digital drive: NCR Corporation managing director
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Cash use clawing-back to normal, unfazed by digital drive: NCR Corporation managing director

US-headquartered NCR Corporation, which controls nearly half of the ATM market in the country, on Thursday said cash is coming back into the system and it does not feel threatened by the digitisation drive

Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley's fifth full budget is not just farmer-friendly but is for Digital India too
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Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley's fifth full budget is not just farmer-friendly but is for Digital India too

Arun Jaitley has doubled allocation on Digital India programme to Rs 3,073 crore in 2018-19 in his Budget speech

Digital payments: Smart solutions, data security and collaborations need of the hour
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Digital payments: Smart solutions, data security and collaborations need of the hour

While earlier only banks were the access points for loans, fintech companies are now enabling SMES to access finance more easily.

Despite Centre's Aadhaar push, its benefits for poor are unclear and impact on PDS is not fully known, claims RBI report
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Despite Centre's Aadhaar push, its benefits for poor are unclear and impact on PDS is not fully known, claims RBI report

The benefits of Aadhaar, India’s biometrics-based unique national identity system–the world’s largest–are unclear and the impact of direct benefit transfers it will be used to deliver to the poor is not studied enough, a new study published by an arm of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has concluded.

Infosys and ValGenesis partner to bring paperless validation to the pharmaceutical and biotech industry
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Infosys and ValGenesis partner to bring paperless validation to the pharmaceutical and biotech industry

Through this Infosys said it would help biopharma and medical devices customers transform to next generation of automation driven quality.