RFID: News

14 Feb 2021

Nitin Gadkari

FASTags mandatory from tomorrow midnight; double fee for violators: Centre

The automatic toll plaza payment system FASTag will be made mandatory from tomorrow midnight, the central government said on Sunday.

24 Jun 2018

Navi Mumbai

Hackathon-2018: Students present RFID-tech to locate lost baggage at airports

Students of three engineering colleges have come up with tagging technology that will use RFID chips to track luggage real-time at every stage of transfer, a concept that may bring an end to baggage being lost or their delivery delayed at Indian airports.

16 Jun 2018


Maharashtra: Biometric system for attendance now mandatory for junior colleges

Coming down heavily on coaching-centers, Maharashtra Government has ordered all junior colleges offering science stream to install biometric attendance system.

07 Apr 2018

Kulbhushan Jadhav

Why the Indian mainstream media loves to mock Hindu Gods?

I am a Hindu, but I can't say it in front of a bunch of media elitists. I will be mocked for my beliefs, my mother's karwachauth, my Gods - this is their way of lynching a Hindu.

04 Apr 2018

Smriti Irani

PIB director puts halt on RFID 'propaganda' with one tweet

The Principal Director General of PIB Frank Noronha has put an end to all speculations about journalists getting Radio Frequency Identification Cards (RFID), with one tweet.

The new HP computers are germicide-resistant and best-suited for hospitals

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has released a new line of computers and displays, specifically designed for the health-care industry like hospitals, clinics and doctors' offices.

30 Oct 2017

Himachal Pradesh

Illegal felling: First time ever, Shimla trees to get RFID-tags

Himachal Pradesh HC has passed an order for Shimla's civic authorities to start tagging trees with radio frequency identification tags (RFID) in order to curb their felling.

02 Sep 2017


Delhiites will have to pay more for electricity from September

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has hiked the electricity charges in the city, introducing a surcharge of 3.7% from September, in addition to the existing 8% cess.

26 Jul 2017


This American company embeds chips in employees to track them

It is not uncommon for employers to compete in order to provide various perks and lure employees, but one US-based company is now offering $300-worth "free microchipping" to its employees.

10 Apr 2017

Shiv Sena

Mumbai hospitals get medicine-dispensing robots

Students from Fr. Conceicao Rodrigues College of Engineering (CRCE), Bandra, invented a robotic vending machine which hands out medicines in hospitals.

15 Sep 2016


SBI, IDFC Bank, Paytm, others set to issue e-toll tags

India's top banks such as the State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, IDFC Bank and online wallet Paytm, are set to issue electronic tags for vehicles.