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All You Need To Know About The National Digital Communications Policy-2018

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved National Digital Communications Policy-2018 (NDCP 2018). The government has also renamed the Telecom Commission which is the supreme decision-making body at the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) as the Digital Communications. Digital infrastructure and services are increasingly emerging as key enablers and …

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Explained: Recent Spat Between RBI and The Government of India

The Reserve Bank of India, known for its restraint, has now tuned combative, showcasing its resentment against the government. At least two speeches recently made by the top RBI officials underscore the extent of the friction between the Central Bank and the Central Government. In a speech delivered on Friday, …

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Explained: Infrastructure Leasing And Financial Services (IL&FS) Crisis

India’s financial market is reeling under high selling pressure, triggering concerns about risks in the country’s shadow banking sector. IL&FS Financial Services, a group company, defaulted in payment and failed to meet the commercial paper redemption obligations which were due on September 14. The company, on September 15, reported that …

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DoT Directs Telecom Companies To stop Using Aadhaar-Based e-KYC

NEW DELHI: The Department of Telecommunication (DoT) has barred telcos from using Aadhaar-based digital authentication in line with a Supreme Court order of September 26 that struck down the use of Aadhaar by private entities for digital authentication.  It came as big blow to the likes of Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel …

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CM Kejriwal, Deputy And Nine MLAs Get Bail In CS Assault Case

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and nine other AAP MLAs were today granted bail by a court here in the Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash assault case. The relief was granted after they appeared before the court in pursuance to the summons issued to them and …

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SC Allows Sale, Use Of Firecrackers This Diwali But With Conditions

NEW DELHI: There will be no blanket ban on the sale of firecrackers this Diwali. The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a slew of directions to limit the impact on worsening air pollution. Only less polluting, green firecrackers sale will be allowed. Green crackers are “reduced emission crackers”. According to the …

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SC Asks Centre To Equip JJB With Video-Conferencing Facility

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to notify it on whether the Observation Homes and Juvenile Justice Boards are equipped with the video-conferencing facility. Observation Home is an institution, where neglected and delinquent juveniles are kept for a few weeks during an inquiry or trial. A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur …

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India, China Sign Internal Security Cooperation Agreement

New Delhi: Marking a new beginning in Indo-China relationship, Internal Security Cooperation Agreement was signed between the two countries on Monday. A High-Level meeting co-chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with State Councilor and Minister of Public Security of the People’s Republic of China, Zhao Kezhi, happened in Delhi. Issues of mutual …

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RBI Issues Dissent Note, Opposes Idea Of Constituting Independent Payments Regulator

Reserve Bank of India has issued a dissent notice on the Inter-Ministerial Committee for finalization of Amendments to the Payment and Settlement System (PSS) Act, 2007. In the dissent notice, it critically opposed the idea of constituting an independent body for regulating payments. The Committee was formed by the Government under the …

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Government Decides To Increase The Tenure Of FSAs Between CIL And Steel Industry

New Delhi: Coal India Ltd (CIL) which accounts for over 80 percent of the domestic coal production, has decided to increase the tenure of fuel supply pacts to be signed with the steel industry. According to a notice published by CIL, the pact will be signed for a period of 10 …

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