June 24, 2021 10:45 am



Covid-19 derails Coal India’s plan to monitor coalfields via drone deployment

Coal India arm CMPDI, a consultant, which was likely to deploy high-end drones at coalfields has announced that the project will be delayed due to Covid-induced lockdowns and other restrictions
BharatNet, Internet, Broadband

6,000 railway stations now have Wi-Fi  facility

Indian Railways claimed that is continuing to extend the Wi-Fi facility at far-flung stations to connect the passengers and the general public with digital systems.
NM Ramana

SC proceedings may be live telecast soon

CJI Ramana launched an app for journalists to access the Supreme Court's virtual proceedings live on their mobile phones

Govt pro-actively looking on WhatsApp privacy rules: MeitY

WhatsApp had set May 15 for its users to accept a change in privacy policy but later scrapped the deadline for users to accept the controversial update
Prime Minister Narendra Modi participates in the India-EU Leaders’ Meeting through video conferencing (Photo: PIB)

US tech body seeks removal of trade barriers between India, EU

The United States-based Information Technology Industry Council is a global industry body comprising technology giants including Intel, Dell, Ericsson and Cisco
CoWIN portal

CoWIN portal gets new tech upgrade, security code system tightened

The new upgrade will not just help in updating more accurate information regarding vaccination but will also allay fears regarding wrong mobile messages about vaccination
Vaccine registration: How to book appointment for vaccination on coWin portal, Aarogra Setu and Umang apps

CoWIN portal restricts real-time vaccination slots data after geeks started exploiting API

The move comes after complaints were raised against some technology geeks manipulating the portal data to book the vaccine slots quicker than the normal user
PLI scheme, Mobile Factory, Smartphone Plant

Centre to clear Foxconn, Wistron and Dell proposals for investments under PLI scheme

Apart from Foxconn, Wistron and Dell domestic mobile manufacturers including Lava are among the 19 companies that have applied for investments under the scheme for IT hardware manufacturing
Satellite (Photo: File)

SIA tells Centre to install satellite based asset tracking systems to monitor Covid-19 supply chain

The company in a letter to the Centre said that in the current scenario it is critical for Covid-19 patients to receive the supply of virtual medical advice, medicines and oxygen in time
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman pushes for global tech transfer for Covid-19 vaccine

The Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has urged nations to share technology under the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights agreement to contain the coronavirus pandemic
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