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Joe C Mathew
August 16, 2018
One and a half decade after Vajpayee demitted office, he is today remembered as a leader who took forward India's telecom revolution, laid the foundation for massive infrastructure projects - road, rail and air, in a size and scale that matched the Nehruvian-era.


BusinessToday.In
August 6, 2018
Last week, a French security expert who goes under the pseudonym Elliot Alderson in a tweet had raised alarm on presence of a UIDAI helpline number in contact list of mobile phone users without their consent.


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, July 31, 2018
UIDAI says the advisory has been issued in wake of news appearing on social media reporting some people publicly posting their Aadhaar numbers on social media platforms and posing challenges to others.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 31, 2018
Sharma says that widespread fear-mongering has hindered the seamless adoption of Aadhaar that one can use to subscribe to multiple benefits.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 30, 2018
Infosys to build software development centre in NoidaInfosys Ltd has said it would build a software development centre in Noida in Uttar Pradesh, with an initial investment of about 7.5 billion rupees ($109 million). India's second-biggest software services exporter said the 2.7 million square feet facility would be able to accommodate 5,000 staff. \"The facility is a critical part of our effort to enhance our presence in the national capital region and leverage the talent pool available in this market,\" Chief Executive Officer Salil Parekh has said. PM Modi launches 81 investment projects worth over Rs 60k crore for UP Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday launched 81 investment projects worth over Rs 60,000 crore for Uttar Pradesh at a ground-breaking event.The projects are expected to give a big boost to industrialisation in the state.Around 80 leading industrialists, including Kumar Mangalam Birla, chairman of Aditya Birla group, Gautam Adani, chairman of Adani group, Subhash Chandra, chairman of Essel group and Sanjeev Puri, MD, ITC, besides top magnates of other major business houses participated in the event CBDT directs I-T dept to file all NCLT petitions on shell firms by August The CBDT has directed the Income Tax Department to ensure filing all its petitions before the NCLT by next month to recover due taxes worth crores of rupees from a number of de-registered shell or dummy companies.The policy-making body of the tax department has issued the directive as part of the action plan unveiled recently. \"Assessing officers must identify all such cases at the earliest and ensure filing of petitions by August 31, 2018,\" the action plan accessed by PTI said.Threw challenge not as TRAI chief but an ordinary citizen: RS Sharma to TwitteratiAfter causing a flutter on social media with his Aadhaar dare, TRAI Chairman R S Sharma has said he had thrown an open the challenge to Twitterati -- to prove how mere knowledge of the 12 digit number could be misused to cause harm -- not as a regulatory head but as an ordinary citizen of India.An all-out war had erupted on Twitter yesterday after Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) chief gave out his Aadhaar number, challenging anyone to show how mere knowledge of the number can be misused to harm him, triggering a deluge of tweets that claimed to disclose his personal details -- from PAN to mobile number.The challenge by Sharma had evoked an immediate response on the social media platform, managing to create quite a stir. The high drama played out on the micro-blogging platform a day after Justice Srikrishna committee came out with its report on data protection where it mooted changes in Aadhaar Act and proposed new safeguards to protect information of Aadhaar holders. WhatsApp building payments service for other markets as it awaits Indian govt nodWhatsApp has started working on building its payments service for other countries even as it waits for the \"green light\" from Indian authorities for offering the feature to its user base here. Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been testing its payments services in India for a few months now with about one million users and is waiting for clearance from the government for a full-fledged rollout across the country. Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has said that WhatsApp's payments services \"gives people a really simple way to send money to each other and contribute to greater financial inclusion\".  NBCC may take up unfinished projects of Jaypee, AmrapaliAfter years of frustration  a possible solution may be emerging for the harried home buyers in Jaypee Infratech and Amrapali projects in Noida. State-run NBCC (India) is likely to take up the projects to ensure their completion, and hand them over to their bona fide owners as reported by the Economic Times


PTI
New Delhi, July 29, 2018
While some users kept on posting Sharma's details on his Twitter feed, and others rushed to support him, the TRAI chief retorted that these were no 'state secrets' and no harm has come to him, which was the original challenge.


BusinessToday.In
July 29, 2018
The head of Indian telecom watchdog posted his 12-digit Aadhaar number on the microblogging site, asking for everyone to prove how mere knowledge of the biometric identification number can be used to harm him.


Ranjeev C Dubey
July 10, 2018
You can set up a maximum security biometric identity system in a high security facility with all round controlled access but the moment you take it to a national level, it develops any number of leakage points.


BusinessToday.In
July 2, 2018
Aadhaar launched the Virtual ID system to enhance privacy controls over user data. This new system essentially allows users to use their Aadhaar information for verification without putting their data out in the open.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, July 2, 2018
This facility is free of cost and instant allotment of e-PAN is available only for a limited period on the first-come-first-serve basis for valid Aadhaar holders.


BusinessToday.In
July 1, 2018
With the introduction of Virtual ID, Aadhaar number holders will have an option of not sharing their unique identity number and instead they can generate a virtual ID and share it with authentication user agencies to perform Aadhaar-based authentication.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 27, 2018
It said that irrespective of distress conditions, there was an increase of over Rs 2 crore in amount disbursed in banks after Aadhaar-linked payment or ALP.


PTI
May 25, 2018



PTI
May 20, 2018
According to the Customs Brokers Licensing Regulations, 2018, notified by the Central Board of Excise and Customs recently, an applicant seeking to get a licence for customs broker should hold Aadhaar as well as PAN card.


PTI
May 20, 2018



PTI
May 19, 2018
Amid reports of massive breach of social security numbers along with identity theft, US lawmakers, encouraged by India's Aadhaar, explored the possibility of biometrics as an option, but privacy issues prevented experts from arriving at a consensus.


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, May 16, 2018
The paper seeks to understand whether the law and regulations are precisely and clearly drafted, if the law embeds accountability principles that shape the structure and functioning of the UIDAI and evaluates the grievance redress and enforcement provisions that are integral to the integrity of the system.


PTI
April 29, 2018



BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 26, 2018
The government counsel said the centre under the Section 4 of the Telegraph Act was legally correct to ask for the linking of Aadhaar with mobile numbers. He also cited national security as one of the many reasons to do it.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 23, 2018
Though the Supreme Court is still hearing a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act, the Reserve Bank of India updated its master circular on know-your-customer (KYC) norms on Friday making Aadhaar and PAN cards mandatory for bank accounts, new as well as existing ones.


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