While Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been pitching hard for the Digital India project, universities and institutes in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have not taken a cognizance of it. The University Grants Commission (UGC), as part of the Digital India project, had asked all State Universities and institutes to submit the status…
When India beat Pakistan in its first cricket match of the ICC World Cup 2015, in Adelaide on Sunday, the team created history in more ways than one. First, it maintained its unbeaten World Cup record against its arch-rival. And second, the match recorded a little more than 25 million views on the digital platform in India — one of the highest for a single…
The Digital India vision of PM Narendra Modi seems to be floundering as his plan of empowering people with I-ways, is falling weak. According to the target set by the Government of India for 2014-15, 50,000 villages were to be connected through a national optic fibre network by the end January. However, only 12% of…
The upcoming Union Budget is very crucial in terms of bringing the Indian economy back on growth track; curb the budget deficit and creating an investment friendly environment.
The Budget needs to address issues of simplifying tax regulations, improve ease of doing business and accelerate the speed of big ticket tax reforms.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has said on Tuesday that the beheading of 21 Christian men in Libya was a â€œvile crime targeting people on the basis of their religionâ€ and urged Libyans to unite against extremists.
Two Uzbek human rights activists have not been allowed to travel to South Korea’s capital, Seoul, to receive an international award.
Tashkent-based Shukhrat Rustamov said on February 16 that Uzbek authorities had denied “exit visas” to him and the chairwoman of the Uzbek Human Rights Defenders’ Alliance, Elena Urlaeva.
Kaspersky Lab, a Russian producer of software security programs, has not ruled out that the US National Security Agency (NSA) could be involved in cyberespionage using hard drives made by top manufacturers, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
To address those cyber crimes that have spread much of a havoc recently, Microsoft has launched its fifth global Cyber crime Satellite Centre in Singapore. The facility is an effort to eradicate all those possibilities that would let hackers to conceive a cyber attack in the Asia-Pacific region.
Cyber crimes impacting individuals are bothersome but corporate cyber crimes are a matter of higher concern, Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday. “Cyber crime impacting individuals bother me. However, corporate cyber crimes are worrying me more now,” he said while releasing a book ‘Breach’, a cyber crime thriller, by Amrtia Chowdhury.…
Issues around cyber law compliance and “inefficient anti-corruption framework” pose a serious challenges that could weigh down the booming eCommerce sector in India, consultancy firm PwC said.