Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Passport verification process goes digital, here’s what you must know

    Mumbai: Giving a new fillip to the ambitious drive of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship ‘Digital India’ Programme, the process of passport verification has been made digital in Mumbai. Now the details of passport applicants are being stored in tablets for further verification.

  • Narendra Modi arms his 5 million staff with secure email

    New Delhi: As part of its digital push, the Centre on Monday announced email service for its 5 million staff in English and Hindi. With this, government employees are barred from using private email services due to security reasons. “As part of the mandate under the Digital India programme, the government will provide a secure email service to all its officials for secure communication. As of now the service will be offered to 5 million

  • NATIONAL SPORTS DAY SPECIAL: Online games on the go

    Online gaming in India has witnessed a surge with the creation of multiple new games, gaming forums and so on. The sector, which historically did not gain a foothold in India due to the lack of access to gaming consoles and PCs, and the low social acceptance of this entertainment medium, is now splendored with newgames and consoles that garner attention among the online gaming community.

  • Digital Em‘Power’ment: Delivering on ‘RTI’-Right to a Transformed India

    Every government comes to power with the promise of serving the people and making their country a better place to live in. When this promise is broken, by inefficiencies and corruption, people’s trust in their leadership is shaken, and they demand answers. In elections then, the people give their own answer to the government, and expectations are transferred to the next government. It is in such an atmosphere of anger and expectation

  • Digital Em‘Power’ment: Delivering on ‘RTI’- Right to a Transformed India

    Every government comes to power with the promise of serving the people and making their country a better place to live in. When this promise is broken, by inefficiencies and corruption, people’s trust in their leadership is shaken, and they demand answers. In elections then, the people give their own answer to the government, and expectations are transferred to the next government. It is in such an atmosphere of anger and expectation

  • Indian workforce prefers to be entrepreneurs, says a survey

    New Delhi : Entrepreneurial ambition among the workforce is highest in India, with 56 per cent of respondents in a survey indicating that they are considering leaving current jobs to start their own business.

  • Indus OS, YES Bank to launch OS-integrated UPI payment platform

    Mumbai: Domestic android-based mobile operating system Indus OS on Wednesday announced a partnership with YES Bank to launch an OS-integrated UPI payment platform. Indian consumers will be able to use this platform through SMS, dialler interface and third party apps.

  • Defence, water management, agri on PM’s Israel agenda

    New Delhi : Defence, agriculture and water management are among the various areas of cooperation that will come up for discussion when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Israel, the first prime ministerial visit from India to that country, a senior official said on Thursday.

  • PM Modi in U.S. interacts with CEOs, talks about GST, Make in India

    Washington: In the second leg of his three-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met and interacted with 20 top American CEOs at a roundtable meeting in Washington D.C., and talked about various topics ranging from the Goods and Services Tax (GST), technology, India’s economy and Digital India, Make in India, Skill Development, Demonetisation and the thrust towards renewable energy among others.

  • Bhopal: ‘Aata’ getting costlier, data cheaper says opposition

    BHOPAL: Power supply is erratic and we are dreaming of Digital India. Foreign companies are being invited and we are talking of Make in India. ‘Aata’ is getting costlier by the day, data is getting cheaper. Has surgical strike ended terrorism? The government wants ‘sabka saath’ but it is not interested in sabka vikas. These are among the questions that were raised during Question Hour at the Youth Parliament organised at Career

  • Andhra sets an example for the rest of Digital India

    Mumbai : Amidst a nationwide push for digitisation, one state is standing out more than others. With a vision and dream to be among the top three developed states in India by 2020 and number one by 2029, Andhra Pradesh has left no stone unturned on its desired path of overall development. At Microsoft’s Future Decoded event in Mumbai on Wednesday, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu expressed his confidence that his

  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella helps realise Digital India vision with tech push

    Mumbai: Modi’s dream to shape the digital transformation of India has picked up pace recently. Roughly 17 months ago, Microsoft made an investment to bring cloud technology to India. The premise was to bring technological advancement to all sectors of society and the economy to transform India from a digitally poor nation to a digitally rich one. Since then, Microsoft, with the help and support of the government, has taken several steps to bring about

  • Bhopal: CRISP to hold workshops on ‘Social Media Management’

    BHOPAL: CRISP has decided to conduct a series of workshops on social media management. In view of the growing digital media penetration and aligning itself with vision of Digital India, CRISP has decided to focus on social media management. The workshops are designed to understand and manage social media effectively to achieve goals.