Free Press Journal
  • Digital to boost MSMEs, start-ups

    Steps taken towards boosting Digital India have been overwhelming. Essentially, the impact will have two legs, one being building infrastructure and other enhancement of digital services. Establishment of a national programme to direct efforts in artificial intelligence, setting up 5 lakh Wi-Fi hot spots, establishing of ICT infrastructure, setting up of national programme for cyber space and doubling the budget for the Digital India program, all adds to the strengthening of the

  • Railways plans to equip 8,500 stations with Wi-Fi

    It will cover 7,300 stations in rural and remote areas that will serve not only the passengers but also the local masses.  The railway stations in the rural areas will have kiosks for the local population.

  • 2017: E-commerce rode on digital India, note ban

    Bengaluru : Adopting disruptive technology and riding on the Digital India bandwagon, the e-commerce sector has survived the slowdown in 2017 and benefited from the note ban, which spurred online transactions.

  • 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