Wednesday, 1 February, 2023
TopicInformation Technology

Topic: Information Technology

Despite pushback from social media intermediaries, govt’s grievance appellate committee stays

This committee will focus on the redressal of complaints against social media giants within 24 to 36 hours.

Roe v Wade saga shows India must reform health data policy. Protection, privacy not same

India’s health data policies assume that enabling data sharing and interoperability will lead to desirable outcomes. But this approach comes with its own risks.

Aalpha Information Systems expands its business horizons, starts sales operations in US

Along with web & mobile development services, Aalpha Information Systems also offer cloud computing solutions, blockchain solutions, artificial intelligence, virtual reality etc.

Scaler Academy review: creating equal opportunities for software engineers in 2021

Scaler Academy prides itself on having placed over 1500 of its learners in tier-1 product-based companies in the past two years.

How 3 non-techie women are helping fight fear of technology among Indian non-profits

They may not have an educational background in tech, but 3 women from different parts of India are helping non-profits channelise its potential to strengthen their work.

They came but were still absent — BJP ‘rebellion’ scuttles IT panel meet on Pegasus

BJP members on IT panel refuse to register their attendance, forcing meeting to adjourn due to lack of quorum. Chairman Tharoor and non-BJP members raise issue with Speaker.

This one Indian sector beat bleak Covid trend, saw profits, promotions & salary hikes

Some of India's top IT companies did take a knock as the pandemic first emerged and the nation went into lockdown, but the recovery was quick and the trend holds.

Why changes to ‘obsolete’ OSP rules could herald a new era for ITeS & BPO firms

The Modi govt’s new rules for ‘other service providers’ are expected to remove all red tape governing these firms and make it easier for them to do business in India.

Modi govt blocked 3,635 websites & webpages in 2019 — over twice of 2017 figures

Instances of content that had the potential to incite hatred and violence increased with higher internet usage, Union minister Sanjay Dhotre informed the Lok Sabha.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.