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Paytm Payments Bank back in business after RBI nod

01 Jan 2019

Paytm Payments Bank back in business after RBI nod

After six months of inactivity, Paytm Payments Bank (PPB) has started adding new customers following a clearance by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

Maharashtra mulls giving livestock, ponds for fish farming on demand

02 Aug 2018

Maharashtra mulls giving livestock, ponds for fish farming on demand

With an aim to boost the income of farmers, the Maharashtra government is considering a proposal to provide livestock and ponds for fish farming to farmers.

Despite SC-order, Aadhaar still mandatory for certain services: UIDAI CEO

16 Mar 2018

Despite SC-order, Aadhaar still mandatory for certain services: UIDAI CEO

The SC's interim order on the Aadhaar deadline might not mean relief for everyone. In an interview with HT, UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey clarified several issues.

French security researcher hacks BSNL intranet, exposes critical security flaws

05 Mar 2018

French security researcher hacks BSNL intranet, exposes critical security flaws

French cybersecurity researcher Baptiste Robert claims to have gained access to a private database of state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) which contains details of more than 47,000 employees.

Missed the Paytm KYC deadline? Here's how to do it

01 Mar 2018

Missed the Paytm KYC deadline? Here's how to do it

Yesterday was the deadline to update the Know Your Customer (KYC) details on Paytm and other mobile wallets.

UIDAI denies reports of leak of 13cr Aadhaar holders' details

03 May 2017

UIDAI denies reports of leak of 13cr Aadhaar holders' details

UIDAI has rejected reports of leak of 13 crore Aadhaar numbers and 10 crore bank account numbers, as claimed by the Centre for Internet and Society.

Government has made public up to 13.5 crore Aadhaar numbers

02 May 2017

Government has made public up to 13.5 crore Aadhaar numbers

The Centre for Internet and Society found that just four government websites have made public 13.5 crore Aadhaar numbers, plus 100 million bank account numbers.

Water ministry website publishes Aadhaar details of scheme beneficiaries

25 Apr 2017

Water ministry website publishes Aadhaar details of scheme beneficiaries

In the first instance of Aadhaar data privacy breach by a central ministry, the Union Water and Sanitation Department was found to have uploaded on its website Aadhaar numbers of beneficiaries of the Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin.

Aadhaar details of millions leaked by Jharkhand govt website

23 Apr 2017

Aadhaar details of millions leaked by Jharkhand govt website

The Aadhaar details of over one million people have been leaked by a website maintained by the Jharkhand Directorate of Social Security. They said the issue was due to a programming error.

Bihar worst performer on implementation of Aadhaar linkage

31 Aug 2016

Bihar worst performer on implementation of Aadhaar linkage

According to officials in the Prime Minister's Office, linkage of welfare schemes with Aadhaar was failing miserably in Bihar.