View: India needs a new methodology to gather data
A gap has grown for decades between consumption as reported by GDP data and NSSO surveys.
Ex-RSS ideologue writes to Shashi Tharoor to fast-track data bill
KN Govindacharya, who recently filed a criminal writ petition in the SC aft...
Nykaa fixes a data security bug
While the security bug was fixed in two days, it could have led to hackers and telemarketers mining the data ...
Mobile call, data to cost more as Vodafone-Idea, Airtel to hike rates from December
Airtel & Voda Idea decided to hike tariffs from Dec 1 after they posted historic losses on account of AGR dues.
Right to information practised by govt: Chidambaram's dig over economic data 'suppression'
The former finance minister's remarks come after a media report cited the latest consumption expenditure survey by the National Statistical Office (NSO) to claim that consumer spending fell for the first time in more than four decades in 2017-18, primarily driven by slackening rural demand.
Winter Session of Parliament to begin today
The Parliament's Winter Session starting on Monday is expected to witness much heat as the Opposition looks to corner the Union government o...
AGR hit: RCom posts India’s second biggest loss at Rs 30,142 crore
RCom's liability includes Rs 23,327 cr licence fee and Rs 4,987 cr spectrum usage charges.
An epidemic is coming: Mobile data can predict risk without hacking into privacy
This data can ultimately aid in stopping an outbreak from evolving into an epidemic.
E-tailers meet data panel, show varying flexibility on sharing data with government
Ecommerce companies Amazon, Walmart-owned Flipkart and Snapdeal presented views on possible data localisation, sharing aggregate customer data with the government and potential data portability on Tuesday.
India ranks 2nd in govt requests for Facebook user data, spike in emergency requests in H1'19
In January-June 2019, India made 22,684 requests for user data of 33,324 users/accounts from the social media company. This was only behind the US that asked the social media giant for 50,714 user data requests of 82,461 users/accounts in the period.
Gold gains as weak China data dents risk appetite
US gold futures rose 0.3 per cent at $1,467.10 per ounce.
China stocks end firmer as weak data bolsters stimulus hopes
MSCI's Asia ex-Japan stock index was weaker by 0.4 per cent.
US tech body opposes India's bid for data localisation
The Draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018, which mandates storing of critical personal user data within the territory of India, or data localization, is likely to be tabled in the winter session of Parliament. Multinational companies have previously also opposed India’s moves on data localisation, saying it will drive up costs.
China to issue unified local, national GDP numbers amid data scepticism
Industrial production rose 4.7 per cent year-on-year in October.
Gold Rate Today: Precious metals shine on weak macro data
MCX Gold (Dec) futures was up 0.17 per cent to Rs 38,163.
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