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Govt to set up seven centres of excellence for fintech, augmented reality, IoT
Minister of IT and Electronics Ravi Shankar Prasad asked all the states to strengthen their measures for cybersecurity in the wake of India moving towards a digital cashless economy
 DNA1 week ago
Money Control
7 forensic labs to provide electronic evidence in courts soon: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Addressing the concluding session of the 24th All India Forensic Science Conference, Prasad called on forensic experts to meet the challenges of cyber security during India#39;s transformation to a digital economy.
 Money Control1 week ago
India should take lead in digital revolution
Minister of Electronics & IT and Law & Justice, SH. Ravi Shankar Prasad today called upon National Informatics to support efforts aimed at making India low cost cyber security hub. This would facilitate India in making its presence in development of ...
 PIB2 weeks ago
DNA
India should be global centre for data innovation, says IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
India should take a leadership position in the global digital revolution and become a key centre for data innovation as well as low-cost cyber security products, Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.
 DNA2 weeks ago
Tech City to come up at Palasbari
GUWAHATI, Feb 4 - Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad today laid the foundation stone for a Tech City, an electronics manufacturing cluster, at Bongara in Palasbari of Kamrup district. The ceremony was held on the ...
 The Assam Tribune2 weeks ago
The Assam Tribune
NE to be empowered digitally: Prasad
GUWAHATI, Feb 2 - Union Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said six BPOs have been so far opened in the North-east and plans are afoot to open another five shortly with a total intake capacity of 5,000.The plan to open BPOs in small towns ...
 The Assam Tribune2 weeks ago
Not a single case of data breach, Aadhaar fully safe: Government
Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asserted that the Aadhaar data was fully safe and secure. New Delhi: There has not been a single case of data breach from the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) database, ...
 Zee News2 weeks ago
Aadhaar data safe, says IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said that there has not been a single case of data breach from the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) database till today. Replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha, ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Ravi Shankar, Rahman amazing musicians: Austrian composer
The talent of Indian music legends like sitar maestro Ravi Shankar and composer A.R. Rahman must be known the world over, says Austrian musician, composer, producer and DJ Parov Stelar, who is set to perform in India for the first time next month.Known as one ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
Business Standard
Ravi Shankar Prasad lauds village entrepreneurs for creating jobs via CSCs
Prasad lauded efforts of the Village Level Entrepreneurs or VLEs in offering services like Aadhaar, banking, insurance and promoting digital literacy in rural India Press Trust of India | New Delhi Last Updated at January 27, 2018 15:43 IST Village ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
Money Control
News highlights of the day: Fingerprint, iris data in Aadhaar are safe, secure: Ravi Shankar Prasad
This blog will keep track of key global and local developments impacting business and markets through the day. Important local and global political developments will also find resonance here.
 Money Control1 month ago
Finger print, iris data in Aadhaar are safe, secure: Prasad
Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today that finger print and iris data stored in the Aadhaar system are safe and secure and cannot be breached even by "billions of efforts". Speaking at an event of Delhi School of Economics, he showed his Aadhaar ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
DNA
Aadhaar data leak: Let us not overblow this issue of privacy, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad says India can't afford to miss the Digital
 DNA1 month ago
Business Standard
Aadhaar can't be killed under garb of privacy: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Aadhaar mechanism contains iris and finger prints kept in a safe and secure encrypted form which cannot be broken into even by the billionth of efforts, says Ravi Shankar Prasad Press Trust of India | New Delhi Last Updated at January 11, 2018 18:07 IST Ravi ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Money Control
Innovations in India can#39;t be killed under garb of privacy: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Speaking at the inauguration of the 6th Annual International Commerce Conference here, he lamented that the country missed the industrial and entrepreneurial revolutions in the 80s and 90s due to licence raj.
 Money Control1 month ago
DNA
Spoken to UIDAI to request Tribune to assist police: Ravi Shankar Prasad; says FIR registered against unknown people
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday responded to the criticism that the UIDAI has faced, following an FIR being filed against a journalist for The Tribune for her report that exposed the loopholes in data sensitivity regarding Aadhaar. Taking to ...
 DNA1 month ago
Can revisit NJAC if there is consensus, hints minister
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday indicated that the government was open to bringing the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Bill once again for passage by Parliament if there was a consensus on the issue among all political parties.
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
Money Control
Consumers used 1.6 GB data per month in Sep 2017: IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
There has also been a significant growth in adoption of digital payments and electronic delivery of services, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
 Money Control1 month ago
DNA
Centre working on data protection law, better connectivity
In the wake of continuous cyber threats, the government is working on a law for data protection, Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed Rajya Sabha on Friday. He stressed on the need for cyber security and clarified that there was no proposal to ...
 DNA1 month ago
Sify
Will enquire into Facebook demanding users' Aadhaar: Minister
New Delhi: Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said he will "get the entire facts" about social networking site Facebook reportedly demanding new users' Aadhaar and revert to Parliament. "I have also seen the news ...
 Sify1 month ago
India Today
Right to non-discriminatory internet access can't be denied: Ravi Shankar on net neutrality
Law and Justice and Electronics and Information Technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Saturday that he denied permission to Facebook's Free Basics platform when was handling portfolio of the communication ministry. "Right to access of internet ...
 India Today2 months ago
Money Today
Government BPO schemes created over 10,000 jobs in small towns
The Minister of Communications and Information Technology, and Law and Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad, called the schemes and its initial success a "text book case of digital inclusion being achieved". Here are the highlights: 1. Companies have to bid for ...
 Money Today2 months ago
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad and Shri Kiren Rijiju attend function to mark 25 years of India-ASEAN Partnership
The Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Minister of State Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju addressed a function here today to celebrate 50 years of ASEAN and 25 years of India-ASEAN ...
 PIB2 months ago
Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad launches first NIC CERT
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Minister of Law & Justice and Electronics & Information Technology inaugurated the “NIC-CERT”, a setup of National Informatics Centre, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on 11thDecember 2017. During the ...
 PIB2 months ago
Business Standard
AOL keen to rejuvenate Ganga if govt wants to involve NGOs: Shri Shri
Ravi Shankar said the foundation has taken up rejuvenation of 33 rivers and tributaries Press Trust of India | Bengaluru Last Updated at December 5, 2017 18:00 IST Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder of Art of Living. Photo: Website Spiritual leader and founder of ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Privacy argument against Aadhaar shouldn't shield terror modules: Law minister
Allaying fears of Aadhaar compromising data privacy, Union law and information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said privacy argument should not "prohibit innovation" and "shield the corrupt and terrorists." He was speaking at a newspaper ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Law-making should be left to legislature: Prasad
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday once again raked up the government-judiciary tussle, but Chief Justice Dipak Mishra said there should not be any battle for supremacy. Addressing the valedictory session of Constitution Day celebrations, Prasad ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Panel on data protection law to submit report soon: Prasad
Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said the B.N. Srikrishna Committee on data protection will soon submit its report, after which a law will be drafted.Talking to reporters on the sidelines of World Congress on ...
 Prokerala3 days ago
LAVA's 'Design in India' initiative a key milestone: Minister
The government has put in place policies and structures to make India a global hub of electronics manufacturing and LAVA's "Design in India" initiative is a key milestone in that direction, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Tuesday."We ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
Rediff.com
Arrest Aadhaar authorities, not journalist who exposed breach: Snowden
American whistleblower Edward Snowden on Tuesday said the Indian journalist, whose report on alleged Aadhaar data breach has led to lodging of a first information report, merits anaward and not a government probe for the work. Snowden, a former Central Intelligence Agency employee who blew the lid off United States surveillance on phone and Internet communications, also said the Indian government should reform its policy to safeguard privacy of its citizens.   ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Business Standard
Arrest authority, not journalists exposing Aadhaar breach, says Snowden
Ravi Shankar Prasad had said on Monday that the administration was 'fully committed to freedom of press' and that an FIR filed is 'against unknown' ANI | New Delhi [India] Last Updated at January 9, 2018 14:40 IST Edward Snowden. Photo: @Snowden American ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
catchnews.com
Snowden hails reporter who exposed flaws in UIDAI system
American whistleblower Edward Snowden on Tuesday came out in support of a national daily reporter, who has been booked for exposing alleged flaws in Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) system. Taking to Twitter, Snowden said instead of an ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
Rediff.com
Innovations can't be killed under 'garb of privacy': Centre on Aadhaar
As the row over alleged breach of Aadhaar raged, the Centre on Thursday said innovations happening in the country cannot be killed under the 'garb of privacy' even as the scheme's architect Nandan Nilekani felt there was an 'orchestrated campaign' to malign it. Putting up a robust defence of the ambitious scheme of providing a 12-digit unique identity number to the citizens of the country, Union Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said finger print and iris data ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Business Standard
Journalists who exposed Aadhaar breach deserve an award, not probe: Snowden
Ravi Shankar Prasad had said on Monday that the administration was 'fully committed to freedom of press' and that an FIR filed is 'against unknown' ANI Last Updated at January 10, 2018 08:36 IST Edward Snowden. Photo: @Snowden American whistleblower Edward ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Ministers attend function to mark 25 years of India-ASEAN partnership
The importance New Delhi attaches to ASEAN is evident from the fact that leaders of all the ten ASEAN member nations will attend our next Republic Day celebrations, he added. Addressing the gathering, Kiren Rijiju said the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has ...
 SME Times2 months ago
Law Minister urges judiciary for separation of powers
[India] November 26 (ANI): Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday urged the judiciary to ensure the separation of powers between the judiciary, legislature and executive. Speaking on the occasion of National Law Day at Vigyan Bhawan here, the Union ...
 Sify2 months ago
Will enquire into Facebook demanding users' Aadhaar: Minister
on Friday said he will "get the entire facts" about social networking site Facebook reportedly demanding new users' Aadhaar and revert to Parliament. "I have also seen the news (about Facebook) in media. They have also given a reply that it was not mandatory.
 Business Standard1 month ago
Will enquire into Facebook demanding users' Aadhaar: Minister
Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said he will "get the entire facts" about social networking site Facebook reportedly demanding new users' Aadhaar and revert to Parliament."I have also seen the news (about ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

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