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HT in February reported about phishing emails using compromised government accounts to target groups of officials.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Centre plans tougher security measures for 300k govt officials

By Anisha Dutta
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2021 09:22 AM IST
This comes in the backdrop of a slew of cybersecurity attacks on government domains over the past few months.
Trai also sounded out industry associations CII, FICCI, Assocham, Nasscom and COAI, urging them to inform their member organisations about new regulatory requirements(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Trai also sounded out industry associations CII, FICCI, Assocham, Nasscom and COAI, urging them to inform their member organisations about new regulatory requirements(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Trai writes to stakeholders on bulk SMS norms

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2021 07:38 AM IST
Sources in the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) said NIC has assured the regulator that it is in a state of readiness to assist government organisations and agencies, and resolve any issues, as new rules for commercial messages come into force.
"We are in the process of modernising our way of functioning. But it's in the initial stage currently. We have given an expression of interest and asked the NIC and the NeGD to conduct a study on the working of the fire department," a senior Delhi Fire Service (DFS) official said.(HT File photo)
"We are in the process of modernising our way of functioning. But it's in the initial stage currently. We have given an expression of interest and asked the NIC and the NeGD to conduct a study on the working of the fire department," a senior Delhi Fire Service (DFS) official said.(HT File photo)

Delhi Fire Services plan tech overhaul, reduce response time, improve efficiency

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 05:21 PM IST
The National Informatics Centre (NIC) and the National e-Governance Division (NeGD) have been asked to study the working of the fire department and accordingly give suggestions to modernise its functioning, officials said on Sunday.
Two senior officials involved with the country’s cyber security said such attacks are not new or uncommon. “No government data has been compromised since sensitive systems are sequestered,” said one of these officials. (via social media/ twitter )
Two senior officials involved with the country’s cyber security said such attacks are not new or uncommon. “No government data has been compromised since sensitive systems are sequestered,” said one of these officials. (via social media/ twitter )

Ex-defence personnel hit by phishing attack

By Binayak Dasgupta, Anisha Dutta
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 01:54 AM IST
No government data has been compromised since sensitive systems are sequestered, officials said.
The price for using the service will vary, starting at a basic cost of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>21 lakh. Even the government will have to pay for it, the official said. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The price for using the service will vary, starting at a basic cost of 21 lakh. Even the government will have to pay for it, the official said. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

NIC develops data analytics platform to help users take better policy decisions

PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 01:51 PM IST
The software will also be able to analyse the feedback provided to the government for various schemes. It eliminates the need to write a single line of code for the users, officials said.
Union Minister for Law & Justice, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad held a press conference on Cabinet Decisions, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Union Minister for Law & Justice, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad held a press conference on Cabinet Decisions, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

IT minister to launch 'Work from Anywhere' portal

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 05:26 PM IST
The minister will be the chief guest at the event, which will also be attended by senior IT ministry officials and industry leaders.
The Centre said the app was developed in a record time of around 21 days. (Aarogya Setu)
The Centre said the app was developed in a record time of around 21 days. (Aarogya Setu)

Aarogya Setu developed by ‘best of minds’ from government, private, academia; NIC part of it, Centre clarifies

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 07:46 PM IST
Giving details of how the app was developed, the Centre said the app was developed in a record time of around 21 days. It was a ‘Make in India’ effort for which the best of Indian minds from industry, academia and government worked round the clock.
A commuter shows her COVID-19 status via Aarogya Setu app before entering Vaishali station on September 9.(PTI)
A commuter shows her COVID-19 status via Aarogya Setu app before entering Vaishali station on September 9.(PTI)

Ministry has no information on who created Aarogya Setu, RTI body issues showcause notice

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 11:11 AM IST
The complaint was filed by one Saurav Das who claimed to have approached the NIC, National E-Governance Division (NeGD) and the ministry of electronics and information technology seeking to know about the creation of the application.
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology , Allahabad .(HT file)
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology , Allahabad .(HT file)

MNNIT in key role in NITs, IIITs counselling, admissions this year

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2020 02:49 PM IST
MNNIT director Prof Rajeev Tripathi has been appointed chairman of the Central Seat Allocation Board (CCAB) by the union ministry of education.
A view of Parliament House on the opening day of monsoon session in New Delhi on Monday.(PTI File Photo)
A view of Parliament House on the opening day of monsoon session in New Delhi on Monday.(PTI File Photo)

In a first, MPs use ‘Attendance Register’ app to mark attendance in Parliament

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2020 12:07 AM IST
Speaker Om Birla today welcomed the MPs and said that it was an extraordinary occasion and urged them to follow all arrangements and guidelines for safety during the Covid-19 pandemic phase.
The apex court’s summer vacation which is usually seven weeks long was cut short to two weeks this year so as to make up for the reduced number of cases which are being heard through video conference.(HT PHOTO.)
The apex court’s summer vacation which is usually seven weeks long was cut short to two weeks this year so as to make up for the reduced number of cases which are being heard through video conference.(HT PHOTO.)

SC completes 100 days of hearing cases via video conferencing, over 15,000 cases heard

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 10:31 PM IST
Nearly 3,419 of those cases were connected cases, that is, cases involving the same issue which were heard along with the main case. The apex court also disposed of approximately 4,300 cases during this period.
RailTel also provided Virtual Private Network connections to around 9,500 railway officials for enabling them to process the file works remotely.(PTI)
RailTel also provided Virtual Private Network connections to around 9,500 railway officials for enabling them to process the file works remotely.(PTI)

Covid-19 digital push: Railways moves over 5 lakh files, 12 lakh documents online

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2020 04:12 PM IST
The use of Railways’ e-office has grown manifold since the pandemic hit the country -- the number of e-receipts increased from 4.5 lakhs during March 2019 to March this year, to 16.5 lakhs in April-July this year; the number of e-files increased from 1.3 lakhs to 5.4 lakh during the same periods respectively.
NIC Recruitment 2020. (Screengrab)
NIC Recruitment 2020. (Screengrab)

NIC Recruitment 2020: Registration process to fill 495 vacancies extended till April 30

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2020 12:46 PM IST
Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions online at calicut.nielit.in on or before the deadline till 5 pm.
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HT Image

E-challaning in Ludhiana from Nov 15: Mind the red light please!

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Amarpal Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 11:05 PM IST
Hi-tech cameras to keep tabs on red light jumpers at six rotaries; e-challan to be issued no matter which state or UT the vehicle belongs to
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HT Image

Four Chandigarh estate officials put on notice for not clearing files in stipulated time

PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2019 12:54 AM IST
Given two days to respond, face punishment ranging from suspension to dismissal
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday urged field officers of National Informatics Centre (NIC) to use innovative thinking to bring new, path-breaking and affordable solutions in areas like primary education, agriculture and healthcare.(PTI file)
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday urged field officers of National Informatics Centre (NIC) to use innovative thinking to bring new, path-breaking and affordable solutions in areas like primary education, agriculture and healthcare.(PTI file)

Innovation should spur tech breakthroughs in education : IT minister

PTI, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2019 06:12 PM IST
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday urged field officers of National Informatics Centre (NIC) to use innovative thinking to bring new, path-breaking and affordable solutions in areas like primary education, agriculture and healthcare.
The ASG said once the guidelines were approved by the court, they would be made public.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
The ASG said once the guidelines were approved by the court, they would be made public.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Rules to blacklist builders final: Centre to top court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2018 01:52 AM IST
The ASG said once the guidelines were approved by the court, they would be made public.
Almost all transport offices of Delhi have shifted the process of obtaining a permanent driving licence online.(HT Photo)
Almost all transport offices of Delhi have shifted the process of obtaining a permanent driving licence online.(HT Photo)

Over 90% Delhi residents choose online route to get driving licences

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 03:55 AM IST
Data shared by the department showed that of the total 19,375 fresh applications for permanent driving licences in July, 17,435 were received online.
Retail inflation fell to nine-month low of 4.17 per cent in July on account of slowdown in prices of vegetables and fruits, said government data released on Monday. The CSO data revealed that inflation in vegetables declined by (-) 2.19 per cent last month, compared to 7.8 per cent in June.(AP File Photo)
Retail inflation fell to nine-month low of 4.17 per cent in July on account of slowdown in prices of vegetables and fruits, said government data released on Monday. The CSO data revealed that inflation in vegetables declined by (-) 2.19 per cent last month, compared to 7.8 per cent in June.(AP File Photo)

India’s retail inflation slows to 9-month low of 4.17% in July

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 06:16 PM IST
The Central Statistics Office (CSO) data revealed that inflation in vegetables declined by (-) 2.19 per cent last month, compared to 7.8 per cent in June.
Until now challan details were maintained in physical books.(HT File (Representational Image))
Until now challan details were maintained in physical books.(HT File (Representational Image))

Offline trials of e-challan system to begin at Tardeo RTO from next week

Hindustan Times | By Kailash Korde
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2018 12:32 AM IST
The transport department has already planned to buy 1,300 handheld e-challan machines worth Rs10 crore for RTO offices across the state.
The ministry of women and child development had asked for a month to complete the process of giving electronic access to Delhi Police on data concerning missing children.(HT/Photo for representation)
The ministry of women and child development had asked for a month to complete the process of giving electronic access to Delhi Police on data concerning missing children.(HT/Photo for representation)

Delhi HC gives Centre 7 days to give access of missing kids’ data to cops

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2018 08:42 PM IST
The central government’s standing counsel Anil Soni, appearing for the ministry of women and child development , informed the Delhi high court that the ministry has shared with Delhi Police data of 1,323 missing children and 933 found children from April 7 to May 3.
(Representational image)
(Representational image)

Three arrested in social security pension scam

Shruti Tomar and Punya Priya Mitra, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2018 09:19 PM IST
Officials of cyber cell, Bhopal, said they have zeroed in on four persons, all of them from Rewa. Three have been arrested, while the fourth accused, the person who arranged for the data, is still absconding.
Online bookings contribute over 90% to the earnings generated through tourism activities at Corbett.(HT File)
Online bookings contribute over 90% to the earnings generated through tourism activities at Corbett.(HT File)

Another set of changes in online bookings for Corbett, unrest amongst various stakeholders

Hindustan Times | By Nihi Sharma
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2018 10:26 PM IST
For those planning a trip to the Corbett Tiger Reserve, it is likely to be a smooth sailing if you book your stay and safari online
The defence ministry’s website was unavailable on Friday.(ANI Photo)
The defence ministry’s website was unavailable on Friday.(ANI Photo)

Govt websites go offline, cybersecurity chief says it’s a glitch and not a hack

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajesh Ahuja and Pratik Prasenjit
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 08:09 AM IST
The initial reaction of defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, as well as the spokespersons of some of the other ministries (who did not know why their websites were down), was that there had been a hack
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