Developed by BARC and notified in 1992, TAG 24 has been held in high stead by many administrators – but official records of its prowess paint another picture.
China’s involvement in coal power projects abroad casts a shadow over its first Belt and Road Forum.
Only 60% of India’s top 500 websites support HTTPs in some form or another, which means that Indian website operators provide a lesser level of online security than those from the US.
Past non-performing loans are causing small businesses and subsequent job creation to suffer as banks ask for higher collateral.
New provisions were introduced in EPFO’s Citizens Charter 2017 in an attempt to bring transparency, accountability to make the organisation more efficient.
While the loans are costlier than those offered by banks, which charge around 12% on average, they are processed more quickly and require little paperwork.
The Modi government’s failure on crucial development fronts such as farmer incomes and job creation may hold the key in understanding the rapid shift in narrative from human development to nationalism.
The underground market for software vulnerabilities has been growing steadily since the 1990s, so the latest WannaCry could be a sign of things to come.
Images from Mandvi in Kutch, Gujarat, where workers with skills inherited over generations make wooden dhows using sal and babul timber.
Agitating farmers have given the state until June 1 to organise a loan waiver and a minimum support price for all products, failing which they have threatened to commit mass suicide.
Demonetisation has not dented the black economy, but it has damaged the white economy, especially the unorganised sectors.
The story of Aadhaar is one of coercion, rampant illegality and outrageous contempt of court orders through which the project has built its database.
The two world leaders met in Berlin to discuss the roadmap for the future, Eurobonds, and economic policies.
Some Mexicans are working in the US on H-2A visas, allowing them to work temporarily as seasonal agricultural labourers on US farms.
Some code in an earlier version of the WannaCry software had also appeared in programmes used by the Lazarus Group, which researchers from many companies have identified as a North Korea-run hacking operation.
Perched on the mountains of Karakoram, this indigenous community is trying to balance modernity with heritage.
‘WannaCry’ has disrupted networks in over 150 countries, including Russia and the UK, and is being termed as one of the most widespread cyber attacks in history.
Inadequate freshwater supply from rivers and saline ingress has dealt a double blow to the rice farmers of Kole paddy lands in Kerala even as the state tries to cope with a severe drought.
When Aadhaar is woven into the fabric of everyday life, the ‘grid’, the ‘machine’ and the state are always right.
As Austria’s ruling coalition shatters, Chancellor Christian Kern blames Foreign Minister Kurz for lack of unification efforts and non delivery of promises.
Despite playing a crucial role in food production, women are often not considered to be farmers because, in India, the legal recognition is derived from land ownership.
In the absence of working and effective infrastructure, cash transfers cannot ensure that the poor and those most at risk will get the quality of life they deserve.
The early onset of monsoon comes after the India Meteorological Department said that India looks likely to receive higher rainfall than previously forecast.
In the years ahead China looks set to lead on renewables, but India’s power sector will be greener overall.
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These pictures were shot before the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act. However, even now you find young girls doing such backbreaking work in these areas.
With all the detected duplicate PAN cards being deactivated and there being only 645 fake PAN cards, why is the government pushing for drastic changes to India’s income tax structure?
Besides disentitling women from availing maternity benefits, the draft labour code also seeks to eliminate the role of trade unions, a threat to the democratic rights of workers.
The highly skewed cow to worker ratio in Jaipur’s Hingonia Cow Rehabilitation Centre has exposed gau sevaks to several occupational hazards.
Europeans want to upend politics as usual and the far right is still rising. If the Left doesn’t come up with an unusual politics of its own, it will be upended as well.
While the final decision over legalising sports betting is a policy decision, there are more than enough precedents for the Supreme Court to take a stand on the issue.
Indian IT firms are witnessing their slowest growth in a decade, while global firms are shifting their budgets from traditional IT services to newer areas such as digital and cloud.
A government committee has found that the first iteration of the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana failed to achieve key objectives while monetarily benefiting a great number of training institutes.
Sericulturists in India’s tropical zones often struggle to produce good yields in the summer months, but one scientist may have the solution.
One of Trump’s selling points was that he would ‘make America great again’: this meant bringing back the American dream.
The apex court will mete out the punishment for Mallya’s contempt of court as well as his violation of the orders of Karnataka high court on that date.
IDBI, which is almost 74% owned by the Indian government, had a net bad loans ratio of 9.61% as of December and will be the first lender to come under the RBI’s central bank curbs.
The Indian Ocean Dipole phenomenon – which counters the impact of an El Nino – will have an incremental positive effect on the Indian monsoon, the chief said.
The data, combined with slowing growth in manufacturing, shows that China’s economic expansion is starting to moderate after a strong start to the year.
A lack of livelihood opportunities is compelling villagers of Vidisha district in Madhya Pradesh to take up jobs in local stone quarries, where unregulated work conditions are often extremely hazardous for their health.