e-Governance

At the end of the year 2019, Aadhaar saturation across the country crosses 125 crores

Amid NRC, NPR polarisation, Aadhaar jumps 125 crore mark

According to Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), as many as 125 crores residents in India have now Aadhaar number.
Assam chief secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna. (Photo: File)

Kumar Sanjay Krishna to be chief secretary of Assam, 9 IAS officers transferred

Sanjay Kumar Krishna who is a 1985 batch IAS officer will take over as the chief secretary of Assam after the incumbent Alok Kumar retires on December 31
National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom).

Nasscom spent Rs 3.4 crore to lobby US govt in 2019

Prime focus of Nasscom in lobbying in US included the department of commerce, education, homeland security, and department of labour.
Union Law, IT and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

A Balancing Act: Personal Data Protection Bill gives more power to govt, data can be processed abroad

The Personal Data Protection Bill is likely to water-down many suggestions of draft Bill prepared by the Justice BN Srikrishna.
Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh

Over 50% candidates with Hindi, regional languages clears UPSC civil service exam in 2018

In 2018, a total of 812 candidates were recommended for central civil services, among them 485 candidates were those who had chosen Hindi or other regional languages as mother tongue
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PIB)

Modi govt to amend IT Act to trace rogue messages on WhatsApp

The Union government said that to trace rogue messages on platforms such as WhatsApp, it has proposed to amend the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 of the IT Act, 2000
Satya Pal Malik to replace Mridula Sinha as Goa governor

J&K governor Satya Pal Malik shifted to Goa

Ahead of the formal reorganisation of Jammu and Kashmir into a separate Union territory along with Ladakh on October 31, the Centre moved governor Satya Pal Malik to Goa
Manoj Jain will have have term till August 2022 as the CMD of GAIL (India)

Manoj Jain new chairman and managing director of GAIL

PESB has picked up Manoj Jain who is currently serving as the director (Business Development) at GAIL (India) to be the chairman and managing director of India's biggest natural gas company
Girish Chandra Murmu to be the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. (Photo: PIB)

Girish Chandra Murmu to be first J&K LG

Gujarat-cadre IAS officer Girish Chandra Murmu has been appointed as the first lieutenant-governor of Jammu and Kashmir
Senior IAS officer Arvind Singh has been appointed as the chairman of Airports Authority of India

NHAI, AAI, ITDC, DGFT, NHIDCL and NEC get new boss

The new head of the organisations for NHAI, AAI, ITDC, DGFT, NHIDCL and NEC have been announced by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet
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