NSS data shows jump in ‘Housing for All’ in 2018
A total of 16 million homes have been constructed since April 2014. Data shows that numbers of those living in semi-pucca houses has come down from 24.6% to 17.4% during the period. Those living in kutcha houses is down from 9.6% to 5.9%. In other words, 10.5 million rural households living in kutcha houses and dilapidated semipucca houses need a new habitat.
STL partners with Pune Municipal Corporation and Pune City Connect
The undertaking intends to train 1,200 people over the next one year. The training will be provided through two digital empowerment buses, the company said in a release. The buses will...
Data Bill likely to retain exemptions for scribes
Journalists will have to comply with the code of ethics put down by the Press Council of In...
Data is national asset, it must be protected; digital nationalism need of the hour: SJM
"Data should not only be stored within geographical limits of India, but must also be computed here.Data is a national asset; it may be commercial, strategic or even elementary.Data must be protected," Mahajan said.
Many states, union territories reported 'nil' data on farmer suicides: Home Ministry
Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy said this in response to a question by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi seeking to know if the farmer suicide data for the past four years was available.
Global cues, macro-data to set tone for equity markets: Analysts
Investors will keep a close watch on progress of US-China trade talks.
CDS data hint at upside for lenders
This suggests overseas investors expect banks to only get financially sounder from here, said analysts.
Personal Data Protection bill proposes jail term for executives, up to Rs 15 crore penalty for data misuse
The Bill is expected to be tabled in Parliament during the ongoing Winter Session for final approval.
PSB consolidation may shrink IT firms' business
The country will be left with only 12 large public sector banks from 27 before, the government had announced earlier this year. For existing IT service providers, this not only shrinks the market in terms of the number of prospective clients, but also poses challenges with respect to scale as banks become larger. A reduction in the number of prospective customers will affect revenues.
C-Suite discussion can help limit data hoarding: Diana Kelley, cybersecurity field CTO, Microsoft
"Very often by talking through what the impact (of data hoarding) can be, (and) by having very open conversations with business executives. The technical team for the most part understands this. It is now about having a conversation with the C-Suite and the boards, as they look at the overall business risk, because that is the job of the board."
Data Bill should be sent to house panel: Justice BN Srikrishna
The Bill will determine how global tech giants process, store and transfer consumers’ data.
Gold steady as dollar weakens on dour US data
US gold futures rose 0.1 per cent to $1,481.00.
Government localises ‘critical’ & ‘sensitive’ personal data
There’s no restriction on other kinds of personal information, partially taking into account the demands of global companies such as Google and Facebook, while aiming to safeguard data sovereignty. The Bill, which has not been made public yet, will be introduced in the current session of Parliament on “priority”.
Rupee opens 7 paise up at 70.98 against dollar
The local currency settled 16 paise higher at 71.05 against the US dollar on Monday.
Strong US jobs data supports dollar as market looks to US-China trade deal
The euro traded at $1.10575, after hitting a one-week low of $1.10395 on Friday.
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