Linking Aadhaar with WhatsApp and Social Media!

In the last few months, a lot has happened since the Tamil Nadu government suggested that linking social media and Aadhaar could minimise cybercrime. The matter was being discussed in the Supreme court as well and as per the latest update, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has asked the government to make a law where people …

New rules for NGOs to receive Foreign Funds!

For NGOs to receive foreign funds, all their employees and officials have to declare to the government that they were not prosecuted or convicted for religious conversions, according to new rules put out by the home ministry. A government notification on Monday also announced changes to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Rules 2011, which include that …

Manufacturing mobile phones for PwDs to be made mandatory

The government will soon make it mandatory for mobile phone-makers that manufacture minimum five models to produce at least one handset which addresses needs of persons with disabilities, Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash said on Thursday. “All mobile manufacturers who produce five or more mobile handsets shall be mandated to provide at least one model satisfying …

Govt-sponsored incubators eligible for CSR funds.

Government-sponsored incubators have been made eligible for India Inc’s corporate social responsibility spending, in a major boost to startups. Finance and corporate affairs minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday that research funding in science, technology, engineering and medicine will be counted as part of mandatory CSR expenditure. The research funding by companies can go towards …

E cigarettes banned – Hand over to the Police within a Month!

The Government on Thursday issued an ordinance to ban e-cigarettes, making the production, import, export, transport, sale or advertisements of such “alternative” smoking devices a cognizable offence attracting jail term and fine. First time violators will face a jail term of up to one year and a fine of Rs 1 lakh. For subsequent offences, …

Government aided NGOs in RTI Ambit – SC.

NGOs which receive considerable finances from the government have to disclose vital information, ranging from finances to hierarchy to decisions to functioning, to citizens who apply under RTI Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) “substantially” financed by the government fall within the ambit of the Right to Information Act, the Supreme Court held in a judgment on Tuesday. …

Increasing anxiety disorders amongst Inc Professionals lead them to Psychologists & Counsellors!

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/jobs/with-economy-in-downturn-india-incs-senior-executives-grapple-with-severe-mental-stress/printarticle/71159786.cms MUMBAI | NEW DELHI: Sleepless nights, bouts of anxiety and shooting blood pressure — senior managers helming Indian companies are grappling with severe mental stress as they hold course amid a protracted economic downturn. Psychiatrists and psychologists in cities now have more callers who complain about pressing work schedules, unrealistic targets and fears of …

All schools told to display rights of differently abled – Punjab

The Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) has directed all schools to display boards mentioning the rights of differently abled students under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, outside the institutions. In a letter sent to all schools, Secretary, PSEB, said many schools failed in complying with the Punjab and Haryana High Court orders …