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16 July, 2018 9:01 AM Aadhaar database cannot be hacked even after a billion attempts: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union minister for electronics and information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad explained Aadhaar's security features and the key objectives of Digital India Union minister of Electronics and Information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that hacking Aadhaar database is virtually impossible and hackers would fail even after a billion attempts, during 26

14 July, 2018 8:13 PM Israel Should Be Role Model For IT Savvy Goa: Former Infosys Director

Mohandas Pai said every Goan should be connected to the web, every place should have high speed bandwidth. Israel should be a role model for Goa, a state which should aspire to become a very hi-tech centre at the cutting edge of technology, former director of Infosys, Mohandas Pai said on Saturday. "A role model for Goa would be Israel, a very hi-tech 40

14 July, 2018 7:59 AM First Group Of Haj Pilgrims Leaves For Saudi Arabia

The first batch of Haj pilgrims was today sent off by Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who said the preparations for ensuring a smooth pilgrimage have been completed. The batch of 410 pilgrims from Delhi left for Medina from the Indira Gandhi International Airport this morning. Over 1,200 Haj pilgrims are leaving Delhi for Saudi Arabia 37

13 July, 2018 12:42 PM Commerce and industry ministry working on national integrated logistic policy

The minister also informed the team that work is being done towards identifying specific products and markets to increase India's exports by $100 billion. The commerce and industry ministry is working on a national integrated logistics policy which will focus on increasing the warehousing capacity, an official statement said. This was highlighted by Commerce 37

12 July, 2018 12:45 PM Donald Trump, Barack Obama see significant drop in Twitter followers

US President Donald Trump lost about 100,000 of his 53.4 million followers, while his predecessor Barack Obama saw a significant drop of nearly 400,000 of his 104 million followers as Twitter began removing accounts locked by it for their suspicious activity, a media report said here today. The move of the microblogging site is a part of its efforts 39

11 July, 2018 3:01 PM Chief Economic Adviser Subramanian says three-tier GST structure possible

Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian Wednesday said a three-tier structure under Goods and Services Tax (GST) is possible, ruling out a single-rate tax system. “In India, we can never have one rate. I had recommended a standard rate and one for demerit good, one for...I think in India the debate should be about why can't we have three rather than why not one?� Subramanian 39

11 July, 2018 4:46 AM China says tit-for-tat tariffs will 'destroy' US-China trade

China today said tit-for-tat tariffs will "destroy" trade between the world's top two economies, after Washington fired the next shot in a ballooning trade war, readying fresh levies on USD 200 billion in Chinese goods. "The outburst of large-scale mutual levying of tariffs between China and the United States will inevitably destroy Sino-US trade," assistant 39

11 July, 2018 2:48 AM Import of oil from Iran from November 4 will be sanctionable activity: Mike Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said today the import of oil from Iran beginning November 4 will be a sanctionable activity but the US would consider request for relief from a handful of countries, in an apparent reference to India which is the second largest buyer of Iranian crude. "Come November 4, there will be a US sanction that prevents crude oil from passing 46

10 July, 2018 5:07 PM ArcelorMittal to NCLAT; The company was eligible to bid for Essar Steel

ArcelorMittal today said it was eligible under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code to bid for Essar Steel as it was not a promotor of Uttam Galva and KKS Petron, and had already offloaded its shares before submission of the bids. Arguing before the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on behalf of ArcelorMittal, senior advocate Harish Salve submitted 42

10 July, 2018 4:15 PM States' performance in doing business ranking shows remarkable progress: CII

States' performance in the ease of doing the business ranking by the World Bank and DIPP shows that remarkable progress has been made in improving climate over the last four years and the results are now visible on the ground, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said on Tuesday. "The innovative partnership between the Central and state governments 45