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Indiankanoon.org blocked on multiple Jio connections, reportedly on govt orders

Legal developments website Indian Kanoon (indiankanoon.org) is blocked on multiple Jio connections from different areas and states. When a Twitter user first reported the block, Jio said the wesbite was blocked on a government order and the block is applicable across operators. “In this order... ...
Tags: News, Department of Telecom, DoT, India, Internet, Jio, Mobile, Net Neutrality, Reliance Jio Infocomm


Community data in the draft e-commerce policy – Parminder Singh

by Parminder Jeet Singh, IT for Change With data being the most important economic resource, ownership and economic appropriation of data’s value will determine how individuals, firms and countries fare in the formative digital economy. The latter will supersede the industrial economy paradigm,... ...
Tags: News, Community Data, eCommerce, India, Policy


Community data in the draft e-commerce policy

by Parminder Jeet Singh, IT for Change With data being the most important economic resource, ownership and economic appropriation of data’s value will determine how individuals, firms and countries fare in the formative digital economy. The latter will supersede the industrial economy paradigm,... ...
Tags: News, Community Data, eCommerce, India, Policy


Moto G7 with 6.2-inch Full HD+ display, dual rear cameras and Motorola One launched in India for Rs. 16999 and Rs. 13999

After the Moto G7 Power launch last month, Motorola has launched the Moto G7 and in India. It has a 6.2-inch FHD+ Max Vision display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 632 14nm SoC with 4GB of RAM, runs Android 9.0 (Pie), has a 12-megapixel rear camera along with a secondary 5-megapixel camera and an 8-megapixel front camera. It has a 3D glass back, rear mounted fingerprint sensor and a 3000mAh battery with support for 15W Turbo charging. It also launched the  Motorola One Android One smar...
Tags: India, Motorola, News, Moto G7, Moto G7 price, Moto G7 price India, Motorola One price, Motorola One price India


Following a Trail of Digital Breadcrumbs – Are the 2019 Elections Truly Safe?

by Jaskirat Singh and Jagdeep S. Chhokar*. Crossposted from The Wire, with permission. – The front page of The Tribune on March 21, 2019, carried the following full-page advertisement: It promises people to help them “send only the best candidates to the parliament” and suggested that they... ...
Tags: News, Data collection, Data Protection, India, Lok Sabha Elections 2019, Privacy, Views, Voter rolls


ASUS TUF FX505DY and TUF FX705DY AMD Ryzen-powered gaming laptops launched in India starting at Rs. 59990

ASUS has launched FX505DY and FX705DY, two new gaming laptops powered by the latest AMD Ryzen 5 3550H processor and Radeon RX 560X graphics.  The Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY sports a 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) display with 120Hz NanoEdge IPS-level. It packs up to 32GB DDR4-2666 RAM and up to 128GB NVMe SSD and up to 1TB FireCuda SSHD. It is powered by the AMD Ryzen 5 3550H coupled with Radeon RX 560X. The Asus TUF FX705DY packs a 17.3-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) display with 60Hz NanoEdge ...
Tags: Asus, India, News, ASUS TUF FX505DY, ASUS TUF FX505DY India


POCO F1 6GB+128GB version gets Rs. 2000 price cut in India from March 25 to 28, available for Rs. 20999

Xiaomi's POCO has announced that POCO F1 6GB+128GB version will receive a price cut of Rs. 2000 and Rs. 20,999 from 25th March to 28th March. The company says that it has received overwhelmingly positive response that POCO F1 has received in merely six months upon its launch in August 2018 that calls for this price cut. The discounted pricing will be available across Flipkart and Mi.com starting 25th March starting midnight till the 28th March. POCO F1 6GB+64GB and 8GB+256GB variants will be ...
Tags: India, News, POCO, POCO F1 6GB+128GB


Realme Mobile Bonanza sale from March 25 to 28: Offers on Realme 3, U1 and Realme 2 Pro

Realme has announced three- day Mobile Bonanza sale for its realme 3, realme U1 and realme 2 Pro smartphones between 25th March and 28th March 2019 on Flipkart, Amazon.in, realme.com and offline stores. During the sale realme 3 will be available on 26th March at 12 noon on Flipkart and realme website with Rs. 500 instant discount on Axis Bank Debit and Credit cards on Flipkart. The Radiant Blue variant of realme 3 will go on sale for the first time through this sale. The company said that it ...
Tags: India, News, Realme, Realme 3 sale, Realme Mobile Bonanza


Netflix Tries Out Mobile-Only Subscription Plan in India

Streaming giant Netflix is testing a mobile-only subscription in India that costs half of its basic plan. Netflix India’s monthly plans begin at INR500 ($7.27). The mobile only plan is being trialled at INR250 ($3.63) per month. “We are always looking for ways to make Netflix more enjoyable and accessible,” a Netflix spokesperson told Variety. […]
Tags: Asia, Global, News, Hotstar, India, Netflix


Intermediary Liability Amendment: Civil society Counter Comments on ‘Unlawful Content’

Earlier this year MEITY released a draft of an Amendment to the Intermediary Guidelines for public consultation. The consultation included a counter-comment period, where a number of civil society organisations and researchers have made arguments with specific reference to Rule 3, which details the... ...
Tags: News, Government, India, Intermediary Liability, Internet, MeitY, Mobile, Policy, Safe Harbor, Safe harbour


Netflix testing Rs250 mobile-only plan in India: Report

Netflix is testing a mobile-only subscription in India. According to the Economic Times, the mobile-only plan costs Rs250 a month – half that of Netflix’s cheapest plan up to now – and is currently available only to select users. The new plan allows subscribers to watch standard... ...
Tags: Films, Mobile, News, TV, Video, India, Media, Netflix, Streaming


500 years in 59 seconds: the race to be the world's largest city

Fascinating interactive graphic shows changes in the globe’s 10 most populous cities from 1500 to 2018This compelling interactive “bar chart race” shows the top 10 most populous cities in the world from 1500 to 2018.“In the early 1500s most people lived in the east, either the east of Europe and north Africa or the east of the world itself in India and China,” says John Burn-Murdoch, who created the interactive for the Financial Times. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Technology, China, India, Africa, World news, Cities, Data visualisations, Financial Times Continue, John Burn Murdoch


India: Looking For The Authors Behind Works Created Autonomously By AI Machines - Singh & Associates

Authorship of creative works has been a highly debated topic for over 200 years.
Tags: News, India, Associates, Singh


India: Analysis Of Section 29A Of Arbitration And Conciliation Act: Approach Of Judiciary - Singh & Associates

The issue of only expeditious disposal can be considered no othe
Tags: News, India, Associates, Singh


Delhi Crime: Netflix drama takes on gang rape that shocked India

Series focuses on aftermath of crime that pushed government into changing sexual assault lawsTwo Delhi police officers drive along a dark highway to the home of an accused rapist, reflecting on the increasingly sadistic violence they are seeing in the Indian capital. “It’s simple,” one tells the other. “The bigger the gap between the rich and poor, the more the crimes.”Delhi Crime, a Netflix miniseries debuting globally on Friday, reconstructs the police investigation into the notorious 2012 gan...
Tags: Media, India, World news, Netflix, South and Central Asia, Delhi, Jyoti Singh


European Union: India On Data Privacy - Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 - Singh & Associates

In today's digital age, a primary point of concern for the individuals is breach of their privacy.
Tags: News, India, Associates, Singh


India: Regulating Brand/ Trade Names For Pharmaceuticals - Obhan & Associates

The branding of a new drug by pharmaceutical companies is a crucial decision for the success of that drug in the market.
Tags: News, India


India: Transforming RTE Through Impact Investment - Nishith Desai Associates

The Constitution of India was amended in the year 2002 to make the right to education for children, in the age group of six to fourteen years, a fundamental right.
Tags: News, India


India: Lessons Learnt From Essar Insolvency Resolution (Video) - Nishith Desai Associates

Lessons Learnt From Essar Insolvency Resolution
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Holi: a festival of colours – in pictures

The Hindu festival of Holi is under way in India. The two-day celebration signifies the victory of good over evil and marks the end of winter and the arrival of spring. Its origins can be found in Hindu mythology, while the use of colour is tied to stories about Lord Krishna Continue reading...
Tags: India, Religion, World news, Culture, South and Central Asia, Festivals, Hinduism, Krishna


Indian billionaire arrested in London over alleged $2B fraud

UK police have arrested India's billionaire diamond dealer Nirav Modi in London over his alleged involvement in a bank fraud that could be worth $2 billion.
Tags: UK, London, News, India, Stories, Nirav Modi


'It's a godsend': the healthcare scheme bringing hope to India's sick

In a country where treatment can cost two years’ wages, a new project could mean free medical care for 500 million peopleRajiv Gupta has a distinct spring in his step. He has brought his mother to New Delhi from the northern state of Bihar for a hip replacement, for which he won’t have to pay. His mother qualified for free treatment under Ayushman Bharat, the government’s ambitious new health insurance scheme.“I can’t quite believe this is happening. When the doctors in Bihar told me it would co...
Tags: India, World news, South and Central Asia, Global development, New Delhi, Bihar, Gupta, Global Health


India: The Banning Of Unregulated Schemes Ordinance, 2019 - Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

In the aftermath of the Saradha scam, the Standing Committee of Finance (Committee) in its 21st report dated September 21, 2015 suggested the introduction
Tags: News, India, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Standing Committee of Finance Committee


India: 120 Days Deadline To File Written Statement Mandatory In Commercial Suits - M Mulla Associates

The Hon'ble Supreme Court of India, vide its landmark judgment in the case of M/s SCG Contracts India Pvt. Ltd. V/s. K.S. Chamankar Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. & Ors. (Civil Appeal No. 1638 of 2019 arising out of S.L.P (C) No. 103/2019)
Tags: News, India, Hon ble Supreme Court of India, Mulla Associates, SCG Contracts India Pvt Ltd, Chamankar Infrastructure Pvt Ltd


India election 2019: Will fast broadband reach all villages?

An Indian government project hopes to connect 250,000 village blocks by March 2019.
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India election 2019: When will broadband reach all villages?

An Indian government project hopes to connect India's villages to the internet by March 2019.
Tags: News, India


PewDiePie Loses No. 1 YouTube Channel Spot to India’s T-Series

T-Series has pulled ahead of YouTube’s PewDiePie — for the time being — after a months-long symbolic running battle for the title of the No. 1 channel on the platform. PewDiePie and his fans have waged a concerted campaign to fend off the steady encroachment by T-Series, India’s top music and pop-culture brand, calling on […]
Tags: News, Youtube, India, Global, Pewdiepie, T-Series, YouTube Channel Spot


Amazon launches new Kindle with built-in light for Rs. 7999

Amazon has launched a new Kindle (10th Generation) with a built-in light, similar to the Kindle Paperwhite, but this has 4 LEDs compared to 5 LEDs on the new Kindle Paperwhite. This has a 6-inch ( 600 x 800 pixels) touch screen display at 167 PPI pixel density, comes with WiFi 802.11 b/g/n support, has 4GB of internal storage to store thousands of books and offers up to 4 weeks (wireless off) of battery life as the entry-level Kindle that was launched back in 2016. The new adjustable front ...
Tags: Amazon, News, India, Blogging, Amazon Kindle, Amazon Kindle 2019


Indian billionaire arrested in London over alleged $2B fraud

UK police arrested India's billionaire diamond dealer Nirav Modi in London on Tuesday over his alleged involvement in a $2 billion fraud.
Tags: UK, London, India, Cnn, Nirav Modi


Holi: Hindus across India and Nepal celebrate festival of colours

Mainly celebrated in India and Nepal, Holi marks the beginning of spring.
Tags: News, India, Nepal



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