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Apr 18, 2019
Five million lost jobs between 2016 and 2018; urban individuals hit hardest, says Azim Premji University reportThe unemployed were mostly higher educated and young people, in the 20-24 age range, according to the study titled “State of Working India 2019”.
Jul 30, 2018
India plans to ask e-commerce, social media firms to store customer data locallyE-commerce policy is mandating that RuPay be included as a payment option for online transactions.
Jul 10, 2018
Blaming WhatsApp for deaths due to lynchings has shielded govt accountabilityA messaging application such as WhatsApp, with a large user base, has been arraigned as a co-conspirator to these tragedies.
Nov 24, 2017
Tech companies should amend their privacy policies to ensure nuance consent from users: GovernmentHiroyuki Saito, Adviser, Government of Japan, said that the current trends of resting the burden of security on the part of the users must be re-vised.
Oct 11, 2017
Euthanasia debate: 'Living will' to die has potential for misuse, not viable as public policy, Centre tells SCThe government opposed granting recognition to "living will" in cases of passive euthanasia, telling Supreme Court that it could be misused
Jun 16, 2017
WIPO ranks India as top global exporter of information, computers and telecom servicesIt ranked 104th in pupil-teacher ratio in secondary schools, 106th in ICT access, 108th in environment performance, and more importantly only 114th in ease of doing business and 118th in ease of paying taxes.
Jun 13, 2017
Donald Trump's tweets to be archived if proposed COVFEFE Act becomes lawFrom the incomprehensible "covfefe" to a post labelling fired FBI director James Comey a "leaker," President Donald Trump's tweets would be preserved as presidential records if a Democratic lawmaker's proposed COVFEFE Act becomes law.
Feb 07, 2017
Google India celebrates Safer Internet Day 2017 with "Be the change: unite for a better internet"Many internet users in India are coming online for the first time and there is a need to simplify ways to make them safe, a Google executive said here on Tuesday.
Oct 27, 2016
Finance Minister Jaitley emphasises that India needs to undergo rapid urbanisation in next 2 decadesUnion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday stressed on India's need to urbanise rapidly in the next two decades in line with its present development in order to relieve the pressure on agriculture.
Jun 09, 2015
Nitish launches 'Bihar@2025' campaign to ensure public participation in policy makingThe state government on Tuesday launched an ambitious campaign 'Bihar@2025' to ensure public participation in policy making and to produce a vision document on development for the next 10 years.