The biggest fear regarding misuse of Aadhar biometrics and security loopholes are becoming real. Three firms are being probed for attempting unauthorised authentication and impersonation by using stored Aadhaar biometrics, reported The Times of India.

Is Your Aadhar Biometrics Safe? Firms Accused Of Storing Biometrics And Using Them Illegally
The Centre will ask states to make Aadhaar identification necessary for a new licence as well as for those seeking renewal. This is expected to prevent the issuance of multiple licences, means adopted to beat the suspension of licence for traffic, criminal offences or for fake identity.

Aadhaar to be mandatory for driving licence
Terming the statue unethical and anti-Islamic, the All Bengal Minority Youth Federation (ABMYF) has opposed the statue at the government run Baker hostel. A fringe Muslim group in West Bengal has demanded the removal of a statue of "Bangabandhu" Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founder of Bangladesh from…

Muslim group demands removal of Bangladesh founder Mujibur Rahman's statue in Kolkata calling it anti-Islam
The world's fastest growing air travel market for several months in a row has added another feather on its cap by being the third-largest domestic aviation market globally with more people flying within the country last year than Japan, which has been pushed to number four spot.

India replaces Japan for 3rd spot in domestic air travel
Karnataka has successfully credited Rs 671 crore of input subsidy to about one million farmers hurt by drought using their Aadhaar identity, in the process becoming the first Indian state to do so.

Karnataka uses Aadhaar to transfer subsidy to 1 million farmers
Sangeet Singh Som, the fiery BJP MLA at the forefront of the frenzied anti-beef protests and an accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots, founded one of India's leading halal meat export companies, according to documents available with The Hindu.

Sangeet Som, BJP’s leading anti-beef crusader, owned a meat exporting company
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Necessity, as the adage goes, is the mother of invention. The Satish Dhawan Wind Tunnel Complex which ISRO commissioned in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday is a true 'Made in India' story. The facility itself - comprising a wind tunnel and a shock tunnel - is fully 'desi' designed…

ISRO scripts a true ‘Made in India’ story
After a string of successes for India's space agency, from the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) to launching 104 satellites at once, countries and companies are watching and collaborating with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Indeed, out of the 104 satellites launched in February 2017, 96…

A new film shows how essential female scientists and engineers are to India’s burgeoning space program.
Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India has imposed a Rs 1,000-crore penalty on Reliance Industries Ltd., the largest in its over 20-year history. In a case dating back to 2007, SEBI has found Reliance Industries and 12 related entities guilty of fraudulent and manipulative trades.

SEBI Fines Reliance Industries Rs 1,000 Crore For Fraudulent Trades
The Indian-American community in Houston raised $100,000 for Ian Grillot, who took a bullet for an Indian in Kansas.

The Indian-American community in Houston raised $100,000 for Ian Grillot, who took a bullet for an Indian in Kansas.
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose an unusual (for him) subject to address during his 'Mann ki Baat' - depression. That is, depression of the mental kind, not a depression in the rupee or in manufacturing or in productivity.

'Let's talk about depression', urges PM Narendra Modi
Agnay Mehra (left) and Prateeksh Mehra of The Spotted Cow Fromangerie at their home in Mumbai. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint In 2014, newspapers reported that archaeologists working on a site in the Taklamakan desert in north-western China had discovered mummies from the Bronze Age, dating back…

The cheese revolution: One of the world’s oldest dairy traditions is cultivating a brand new culture. Meet the men and women behind India’s quiet cheese revolution
By Nick Wingfield SEATTLE: Last Sunday in Palm Springs, California, Jeffrey P Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, climbed into the cockpit of a 13-foot robot and began flailing his arms as if warming up for a workout, causing the robot's enormous appendages to mimic his movements.

Amazon working on setting up physical stores in India
NEW DELHI: A bulk of India's 1.1 billion telecom subscribers will soon have to go through a fresh verification exercise based on their Aadhaar identification, following an order of the Supreme Court last month. The industry estimates the process could cost at least Rs 1,000 crore at a time when…

India's 1 billion mobile users to re-verify with Aadhar card; to cost Rs 1,000 cr for telcos
British Parliament rejects move to make Gilgit-Baltistan a province of Pakistan. British Parliament motion said Gilgit-Baltistan is a part of India. The motion called construction of CPEC as illegal. The British Parliament has condemned Pakistan's move to declare Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth…

British Parliament condemns Pakistan's move over Gilgit-Baltistan, says it belongs to India
Couple of predictions from Nostradamus are being discussed across breadth and width of India. The one BJP Lok Sabha Member Kirit Somaya highlighted, Modi is the leader who has emerged in the east to take India to new heights, looking at the mixed reactions looks like highly debatable.

Nostradamus predicted that IT fresher’s salary will remain 3 LPA forever
Much of the painstakingly detailed animation for the live-action/ CGI Disney film The Jungle Book was done in the Bengaluru offices of the Soho-headquartered Moving Picture Company. The film won the Oscar for Best Visual Effects this year.

Shubhra Dixit on why the animation industry is stuck in a limbo in India
The case of the Catholic priest in Kerala, Father Robin Vadakkumchery - vicar of the St Sebastian's Church at Kottiyoor, who, according to Kerala Police, repeatedly raped a 16-year-old girl - brings to the fore pressing questions on school education in India.

Sonia’s RTE Helps Church-Run Institutions Monopolise Education: Its Ill Effects Are Now Showing
It seems you can no longer say your ' Mann Ki Baat'-- at least not in a movie dialogue. The Censor Board (or the Central Board of Film Certification), as it is officially called, has demanded a crucial line to be cut from the yet to be released movie Sameer.

CBFC Asks Film To Delete 'Mann Ki Baat' From Dialogue Because It's Also The Name Of Modi's Radio Show
Despite directive on levy being optional, restaurants continue to charge it. On Thursday evening, senior journalist Rahul Singh had dinner at an upscale restaurant near the Gateway of India. When the bill was presented to him, he noticed that the restaurant had charged him for "service", and he…

Why are diners still paying service charge? - Times of India