Aadhaar required to get benefits under scheme for civilian victims of terror, communal violence
Any eligible beneficiary desirous of receiving benefit under the scheme, who does not possess the Aadhaar number or, has not yet enrolled for Aadhaar, shall have to apply for Aadhaar enrolment. The home ministry said the notification comes into effect in all states and union territories except Assam and Meghalaya, where Aadhaar has not covered all residents.
Banned NDFB gives up arms, signs agreement with government
According to the pact, the National Democratic Front of Boroland under the leaders...
PAN column dropped from NPR ‘after 30-lakh sample tests’
73 districts were covered in the test, where samples of nearly 30 lakh individuals w...
Sebi bans former Diageo official for 7 yrs in insider trading case
Regulator Sebi has barred Nishat Shailesh Gupte, a former official of Diageo Plc
Japan's NEC Corp looks to tap opportunities in smart digital solutions in India, eyes USD 1 bn revenue in 5 yrs
NEC Corporation contributed to the implementation of Aadhaar Programme in India by providing its biometrics identification system & has recently completed the trial of a flying car in Japan. The co at present is laying down submarine cable from Chennai to Andaman & Nicobar Islands, a 2,300-km long under sea project expected to be completed in 2020.
Lebanon bans Carlos Ghosn from foreign travel
The 65-year-old businessman -- for years venerated in Japan for turning around once-ailing Nissan -- fled while awaiting trial on charges including allegedly under-reporting his compensation to the tune of USD 85 million.
Aadhaar At 10: Taking stock of India's ambitious mission to provide unique digital identity to all
An ambitious study covering 1,67,000 Indians by development consulting firm Dalberg sheds light on people’s experiences and perceptions. The ‘State of Aadhaar’ report is based on the most extensive survey ever on Aadhaar. The survey can provide valuable lessons for other countries on improving public services for the vulnerable.
PAN-Aadhaar linking: What will happen if PAN is not linked with Aadhaar by December 31?
If your PAN is not linked with Aadhaar by this date, then your PAN will become inoperative.
Relief for financial firms as RBI allows video KYC
In a move that will enable banks and fintechs onboard customers remotely, RBI has amended its norms to allow the ‘know your customer’ (KYC) process to be completed through a mobile video conversation. The central bank has also facilitated eKYC and digital KYC by allowing use of Aadhaar or other e-documents in the customer due diligence process.
Millions of gig workers set to get health cover, other sops with labour law tweak
The code on social security, one of four codes that are intended to refashion 43 labour laws, seeks to extend coverage of employees state insurance corporation act across India and to all establishments employing 10 or more employees.
Install mAadhaar app in your phone and never carry a physical Aadhaar card
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the Aadhaar number issuing body has launched the new version of the mAadhaar app that allows Aadhaar cardholder to access more than 35 services from his/her smartphone.
Facebook bans deepfakes in fight against online manipulation
The social network said late Monday that it's beefing up its policies to remove videos edited or synthesized in ways that aren't apparent to the average person, and which could dupe someone into thinking the video's subject said something he or she didn't actually say.
SC dismisses resort's plea against HC order banning construction on Vembanad lake
A bench of Justices R F Nariman, Aniruddha Bose and V Ramasubramanian upheld an order of the high court which had in 2013 ordered demolition of resorts. The apex court held that under the 2011 notification the areas identified had to be declared as critically vulnerable coastal area (CVCA) only through a process of consultation with local fisher, etc.
Sebi bans Adamina Traders for 3 years for fraudulent trading
Sebi had issued a show cause notice in September 2017 to Adamina Traders alleging that the firm manipulated Secunderabad Healthcare shares.
TikTok updates community guidelines, bans ‘misleading’ information, ‘hateful’ ideologies
TikTok said in a blog post on Wednesday that the changes offer clarity around how it defines harmful or unsafe content not permitted on the platform.
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