"We are on track this year to hit $5 billion cumulative exports from India. In 2020, when Jeff Bezos was here, we had taken a pledge of $10 billion by 2025 and are now doubling it to $20 billion in the same time frame.”
Citing objectives such as fighting cybercrime and invoking India’s sovereignty, integrity and public order, an April 26 directive from Cert-In, a wing of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, mandated that virtual private network (VPN) providers should keep for five years data including users’ contact details, original and faux IP addresses, and their purpose behind using the services.
According to the top court’s judgment, the assessing officer will, within 30 days from May 4, provide the respective assesses the information and all relevant material which was relied upon to send the income tax recovery notice to them.
All the three private telecom players as well as industry body Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) have repeatedly raised the demand for a floor price on telecom tariff which would help them improve their average revenue per user.
Elon Musk's idea of defeating bots and providing every human-operated Twitter account with a verification badge may also prove to be an onerous task -- fake followers and spam is a challenge that the platform has struggled with for years.
Officials said that the companies bidding for the second round will only have to bring in the capital expenditure and operational expenses for the project without worrying about the fluctuations associated with the revenue.
Ajit Mohan, the Vice President & Managing Director, India, Meta, says: 'I don’t think we’re a media company. I think we partner with other media companies, and hopefully they’ve seen value in leveraging our platforms'
Taking the lead in creating a centralised database to monitor progress in the PLI schemes across sectors, the NITI Aayog plans to rope in an external agency – state-owned IFCI Ltd or Sidbi – to design and prepare the database.
Meta has agreed to completely implement 34 of the 45 recommendations made by independent organisation Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) as a part of its Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA) report on end-to-end encryption in messaging and social media platforms.
The 9.2 per cent stake, worth nearly $3 billion, makes Elon Musk the biggest shareholder of Twitter, more than the 8.8 per cent stake held by the Vanguard Group, 8.4 per cent held by Morgan Stanley, and 2.2 per cent stake held by the company's co-founder Jack Dorsey.
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has sent a proposal to the empowered group of secretaries to include more electronic products under the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for hardware, sources said.
'We must first create a national data governance framework, establish some principles of law, define the role of these intermediaries and what should be the nature of the relationship between the intermediaries and the user.'
Many buyers like Abhai Pratap Singh and Akhil Shrivastava had purchased flats in 2017. While Singh purchased at Hill Town and was supposed to have received it in 2018, Shrivastava bought a flat at Supertech Hues, Gurgaon, in 2017, and was promised possession in 2020.
Amid the continued “weaponisation” of the internet by some Big Tech platforms during the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict bringing back the focus on the sweeping powers of social media platforms, India is readying a new cybersecurity and data governance framework.
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is in talks with select government funded higher education institutions to develop training and education programmes for around 2.5 lakh junior engineers for plant and shop floor management and around 5,000-6,000 research scholars who have at least a PhD, senior government officials said.