National Informatics Centre: News

Delhi AIIMS cyberattack originated in China, servers retrieved: Sources

The attack on the servers of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) originated in China, reported ANI, quoting senior officials of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).

26 Jan 2021

Bihar

Bihar's 'cycle girl' interacts with PM Modi

Cycle girl Jyoti Kumari, who had pedaled all the way from Gurugram to Bihar with her father seated on the carrier during the lockdown, found herself in the limelight again on Monday when she interacted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

28 Oct 2020

MeitY

Government has no information on who created Aarogya Setu

The Central Information Commission (CIC) on Tuesday issued a show-cause notice to the Centre over providing evasive answers to a Right to Information (RTI) query.

25 Jun 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

10,000 beds, 18,000 tonnes of ACs in Delhi's biggest coronavirus-facility

The Radha Soami Satsang Beas complex in Chattarpur is being turned into a COVID-19 facility, the largest one in Delhi, to deal with the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.

06 May 2020

Security

Hacker flags 'security issue' in Aarogya Setu, government responds

A few hours ago, a French cybersecurity expert and hacker under the alias "Elliot Alderson" claimed that Aarogya Setu, the official contact-tracing app of the Government of India, carries a security issue.

24 Jan 2020

Odisha

Government will launch its own internal messaging app, like WhatsApp

India has been at loggerheads with Facebook-owned WhatsApp over non-traceability of messages.

05 Mar 2019

India

#OneNationOneCard: PM Modi launches 'National Common Mobility Card'; Details here

PM Narendra Modi launched an interoperable transport card, National Common Mobility Card (NCMC), which functions on the "One Nation, One Card" model across India.

18 Apr 2018

Tripura

Tripura CM blasts people for criticizing his 'internet-during-Mahabharata' comment

Following up on his comment on the internet existing during the Mahabharata era, Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb has now added to his woes by blasting critics for making fun of his ridiculous statement.

06 Apr 2018

India

Website of Indian Defense Ministry hacked, Chinese characters visible

The website of India's Defense Ministry was hacked today, with users being shown a message about an "unexpected error" and some Chinese characters on top of the screen.

30 Mar 2018

India

E-way bill mandatory for inter-state movement of goods from Sunday

The electronic way (e-way) bill under the GST is going to be implemented on April 1 for the interstate transport of goods worth over Rs. 50,000 in India.

03 Aug 2016

Reddit

Government asks Tech Giants to provide 'desi' email addresses soon

In a meeting held last month, the Electronics and IT Ministry has asked email providers to enable signing up for email addresses in Indian languages, especially Hindi.