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Free legal aid to needy may become a key criterion for lawyers' entry into judiciary

NEW DELHI: Free legal aid given by lawyers to the needy may become a key criterion for their selection to the judiciary, with the government’s move in that direction getting a boost from the SC guidelines for designating senior lawyers. 240 more words

New Delhi

Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) 2017 in New Delhi to host over 3500 cyber experts

NEW DELHI: Over three dozen events have been held in leading institutions in India and abroad over the last seven months, involving the participation of more than 3000 experts as a run up to the Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) 2017. 194 more words

India

Soon, your driver's licence to be linked with Aadhaar

He also said that digital governance is honest, transparent and efficient governance

 

In another move to make India digital, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday asserted that the Government is planning to link the driving licence with the Aadhar card. 155 more words

Current Affairs

Bihar to organize IT ITeS Investor Conclave-cum-Hackathon

The Government of Bihar in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will be organizing Bihar IT ITeS Investor Conclave-cum-Hackathon in Patna on 13-14 September 2017. 126 more words

Technology

Whatsapp looking for ways to stop spread of fake news

Popular messaging app WhatsApp on Monday said it is exploring ways to check spread of fake news through its platform.

WhatsApp software engineer Alan Kao termed the situation as “complex” because of the end-to-end encryption of messages on the platform that does not allow anyone — except the sender and the receiver — to read the messages. 126 more words

BJP’s nemesis: The politics of paranoia

A friend of mine, a major writer, in his eighties, loves India in a way few of this generation can. For him, India is a memory, a history, a sensorium, a civilisation, and he would add that the nation-state as an idea is an arriviste, a latecomer not quite cosmopolitan as the other concepts. 1,035 more words

India to be a $1 trillion digital economy in 4 years: Ravi Shankar Prasad

A high level meeting was organised in the national capital to understand on how to achieve a US $1 trillion digital economy within four years by creating affordable technology and an inclusive environment. 351 more words

Technology