Cashless transactions need ubiquitous connectivity, which we don't have. And connectivity needs political and administrative convergence, says Shyam Ponappa. Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com This new year brings with it uncertainties amidst the push for cashlessness. Without going into the demerits or otherwise, some clarity on a road map to go forward from where we are might help with realistic planning to manage our way out of this situation. Cashless transactions need ubiquitous ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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With a sharp surge in card payments, either the government will have to bear the burden or let those consumers who would want to use cards for transactions pay the extra charge The post Petrol pumps versus banks: The mess shows it is utopian to force a ...First Post.com, 1 month ago
[India], Nov. 25(ANI): The Congress Party on Friday slammed the Centre by branding them as a 'trial and error government', giving reference to the flurry of announcements and decisions taken after 16 days of the demonetisation scheme declared by Prime ...Sify, 2 months ago
UID/Aadhaar-based surveillance does not end with the collection of fingerprints and iris scan, it goes quite beyond it and poses a lethal threat to the idea of India, says Gopal Krishna.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com While responding to a request for an urgent hearing in the matter of 'biometric information' based e-identity and 12-digit biometric unique identification (UID)/Aadhaar number-related projects, when the Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar-headed three judge bench asked, ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
ISRO created a record of sort by successfully launching PSLV-C35 with eight satellite passengers on board! Of these, five were international passenger satellites with three satellites belonging to Algeria, one to Canada and one to — this should come as a ...The Financial Chronicle, 3 weeks ago
While responding to a request for the urgent hearing in the matter of biometric information based e-identity and 12-digit biometric unique identification (UID)/Aadhaar number related projects, when a three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
"Kerala: Father Basil Kuriyakose, Principal of Kings David Intl School arrested yesterday under sec 377 IPC, sent to 14 day police custody. "Father Basil Kuriyakose was arrested yesterday for indulging in unnatural sex with a 10-year-old boy." These two ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Social Media is arguably the most powerful tool we have at our disposal to make a difference. And not very far from it, where marking a difference is concerned, is the messaging application - WhatsApp. 2016 has seen WhatsApp being used as a platform to ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
In the year 1569 CE, the Mughal emperor Akbar decided to build a new imperial capital. Some of the best architects of the time strove to translate Akbar's vision into a utopian city raised on a rocky sandstone ridge not far from Agra. Fourteen years later, ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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