Government relaxes address related Aadhaar norms

Government relaxes address related Aadhaar norms

Finmin allows individuals to use current address on a self declaration basis. You can now give a more functional address, say a place of work, while furnishing Aadhaar as proof of identity for know-your-customer (KYC) purposes with banks and other service providers. This can be done even if the address opted for does not match […]

Three scientists awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for development of lithium-ion batteries

Three scientists awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for development of lithium-ion batteries

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was jointly awarded to John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino on Wednesday “for the development of lithium-ion batteries.” “The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 rewards the development of the lithium-ion battery. This lightweight, rechargeable and powerful battery are now used in everything from mobile phones to laptops […]

Samsung to launch foldable smartphone on Sept. 6

Samsung to launch foldable smartphone on Sept. 6

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. on Thursday said its first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will be available in South Korea from September 6 with fifth-generation (5G) mobile connectivity. The world’s largest smartphone vendor said the device would be priced 2.398 million won ($1,977.47). The highly anticipated handset was originally due to hit the U.S. market […]

CCTV cameras help solve 1,100 crimes in Pune, Mumbai

CCTV cameras help solve 1,100 crimes in Pune, Mumbai

The State government claims to have solved over 1,000 crimes in Mumbai and Pune over the past two years with the help of closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras. Latest data released by the State Home Department shows 1,100 crimes have been solved and nearly 972 arrests made in the financial capital and in Pune since […]

37-year-old former school teacher is India’s newest billionaire

37-year-old former school teacher is India’s newest billionaire

India’s newest billionaire is a former classroom teacher who developed an education app that’s grown to a valuation of almost $6 billion in about seven years. Byju Raveendran joined the rarefied club after his Think & Learn Pvt scored $150 million in funding earlier this month. That deal conferred a value of $5.7 billion on […]

PSLV-C45 mission: Countdown begins for launch of EMISAT satellite with many a firsts for ISRO

PSLV-C45 mission: Countdown begins for launch of EMISAT satellite with many a firsts for ISRO

A 27-hour countdown began on Sunday for the launch of India’s EMISAT satellite along with 28 nano satellites of global customers from Sriharikota Monday, a mission which would witness the ISRO placing payloads in three orbits and conducting space experiments for the first time. The EMISAT satellite is aimed at electromagnetic measurement. The countdown began […]

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