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UIDAI rebuffs Moody’s Aadhaar report; says Indian ID is most trusted digital ID in world
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) accused the Moody's Investor Service of making sweeping assertions against Aadhaar, without citing any evidence or basis, while asserting that its Aadhaar is the most trusted digital ID in the world.   Over the last decade, over a billion Indians have expressed their trust in Aadhaar by using it to authenticate themselves over 100 billion times. To ignore such an unprecedented vote of confidence in an identity system is to imply that the users do not understand what is in their own interest, a statement from the UIDAI said.
Dev Anand's 100th birth anniversary: Remembering the evergreen hero and style icon
Dev Anand's 100th birth anniversary: Remembering the evergreen hero and style icon
World Contraception Day 2023: Is it safe to adopt contraceptive measures?
World Contraception Day is observed to bring focus to the rights of all couples and individuals to decide freely and responsibly on the number and spacing of their children.
Cauvery protests: Opposition parties pledge support for Bengaluru bandh on Tuesday
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JMM case: SC constitutes seven-judge bench to decide on taking bribe for votes can claim immunity
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'India's response firm and direct': Sri Lankan envoy extends support to New Delhi over Canada's allegations
Sri Lanka on Monday extended support to India amid the latter's diplomatic standoff with Canada over the killing of a pro-Khalistan activist Hardeep Singh Nijjar in the North American country.
Amid 'India' vs 'Bharat' row, Rahul Gandhi stuck with 'Hindustan' throughout his speech in Chhattisgarh
India Vs Bharat Row: Rahul Gandhi uses word 'Hindustan' in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur meetingetv play button
What Moody’s says about India’s unique digital ID Aadhaar
One of the top global rating and research agencies Moody’s has raised concerns about India’s universal digital identity — Aadhaar. In a research report on decentralized digital identities (DID), Moody’s says DIDs, unlike other systems, enable individuals to own and control their digital credentials but India’s Aadhaar-based authentication faces hurdles as it often results in service denials, and the reliability of biometric technologies, especially for manual laborers in hot, humid climates, is questionable.
Breach of privacy, my pictures in hospital leaked: Suspended IAS officer Pooja Singhal to SC
Suspended Jharkhand cadre IAS officer Pooja Singhal, accused in a money laundering case, told the Supreme Court on Monday that her privacy was breached when photographs of her room were leaked while she was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Ranchi.
Sadar tahsildar imposes Rs 99 crore fine on Radhasoami Satsang Sabha in Agra for occupying govt land
Administration fines over Rs 99 crore on protesting Satsangis in Agra
Kuki militants in Manipur have a secret understanding with Assam CM Sarma, alleges Yogendra Yadav
Kuki militants in Manipur have a secret understanding with CM Sarma, alleges Yogendra Yadavetv play button
Sikhs for Justice misusing cyberspace to radicalise youths, instigate them to undertake terrorist activities: NIA
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Fake I-T officers rob a house in Jharkhand's Jamshedpur
Fake IT officers robbed house in Jharkhand's Jamshedpur
Nepal, China sign 12 agreements during Prime Minister Prachanda's visit to Beijing
: China and Nepal on Monday signed 12 agreements, including seven MoUs, to enhance bilateral cooperation in sectors including trade, road connectivity, and information technology after Premier Li Qiang and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" held wide-ranging talks in Beijing.
Kanpur Zoo hippo 'Dolly' to be shifted to Lucknow after 37 years
Kanpur Zoo hippo 'Dolly' to transfer to Lucknow after 37 yearsetv play button
Russian ambassador to India hits out at Canada, saying country remains a haven for Nazis
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CM Mamata Banerjee likely to skip Delhi agitation as doctors advice rest
Uncertainty looming over West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's participation in the Delhi dharna slated for October 2 and 3, as doctors have advised her to rest.
J&K courts stare at mountain of pending cases; experts cite reasons impeding timely justice
In Jammu and Kashmir too, thousands await justice as courts with limited human resources and infrastructure stare at a mountain of cases. At present 3,26,264 cases are pending in the courts of the region.etv play button
Three women meet watery grave, one missing in Telangana's Medak
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Canada is playing with fire as it has become a haven for extremists
Khalistan Tiger Force leader and notorious extremist Hardeep Singh Nijjar was assassinated in Canada on June 18. On August 12, Khalistanis launched attacks on the prominent Lakshmi Narayana Temple in British Columbia, Canada, stating, "India should be held responsible for the killing of Hardeep. They vandalised the temple and pasted posters conveying that message."