Aadhaar just an ID, says Nandan Nilekani

BENGALURU: Infosys co-founder and former Unique Identification Authority of India chairman Nandan Nilekani Monday said Aadhaar did not qualify as a tool for surveillance and privacy and it was just an ID. Defending Aadhaar, the Infosys co-founder said it never collected data on individual. “It (Aadhaar) is a much simpler system because the privacy problem […]

PMO, DoT discuss financial package for BSNL, MTNL

NEW DELHI: Officials of Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and Department of Telecom (DoT) met on Tuesday to discuss resolution of issues concerning state-run telecom companies BSNL and MTNL, including financial packages and 4G Spectrum allocation. The closed-door meeting discussed a one-time possible financial package, salary troubles and an overall revival plan for both the companies […]

ZEE5, Qwikcilver partner to launch e-gift cards for content

Online content platform ZEE5 has announced a tie-up with end-to-end gifting solutions firm Qwikcilver to launch ZEE5 e-gift cards across major online and retail marketplaces. According to the firms, these e-gift cards will be available across major marketplaces and e-commerce destinations such as Amazon, Snapdeal, Woohoo, PayTM among others, as a gifting option. The goft […]