Why blockchain has caught the fancy of IIT-B

On 4 June 2018, the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B), signed an agreement with US-based Ripple Labs Inc., to create a centre of excellence to support academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. IIT-B, thus, became one of the 17 universities across the world to benefit from the $50-million […]

TV18 writes to Trai regarding incorrect genre categorization of Republic Bharat

New Delhi: Television company TV18 Broadcast Ltd has written to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) to complain against the incorrect genre categorization of the recently launched channel Republic Bharat. The Hindi news channel owned by Arnab Goswami’s ARG Outlier Asianet News, launched on 2 February, 2019, is being placed outside its declared genre, […]

Aadhaar mandatory to file income tax returns

The insurance regulator, in a circular last month, asked insurers to not make Form 60, Aadhaar and PAN card mandatory for the policy holder as part of the know your customer (KYC) process. However, an insurer can accept Aadhaar as an identity document: if you voluntarily offer your Aadhaar card, if insurers ensure that the […]