Key Data Protection

Centre forms expert committee to identify key data protection issues in country

The Centre told Supreme Court that an expert committee has been constituted under the Chairmanship of former apex court judge Justice BN Srikrishna to identify key data protection issues in India and recommend methods to address them. The government told the apex court that after the committee's report is submitted, there is a possibility that the law shall be passed regulating data protection.

Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, said the committee will study various issues and make specific suggestions for consideration of the government on the principles to be considered for data protection. The apex court has fixed the matter for further hearing on 20th of November.

Jivi Mobiles

jivi mobiles enters the smart phone biz with a bang; launches its range of 5 new 4G smart phones

  • All Devices come with double warranty - Replacement & free screen replacement for 111 days from date of purchase within 1 year warranty

jivi mobiles has entered the smart phone market with its new product portfolio of 5 smart phones starting from Rs 3,333 to Rs 6,599 in India. Priced very competitively, every model comes with double warranty which means the user will get a free replacement and free screen replacement for 111 days from the date of purchase. Along with standard accessories, the customers will also get protection gears free of cost which included Tempered glass, protective case and flip cover.


College students organise StopOnlineMobs – National movement against cyber bullying

A National movement against cyber bullying, named StopOnlineMobs was organized at Jantar Mantar. It aimed at emphasizing, and condemning cyber bullying, specifically in the form of death threats, rape threats and physical violence instigated on the internet; directed at common people, mostly women. The movement focused on the present scenario of cyber bullying and spread social awareness about the issue as well as to tell the people about the laws that protect their rights online. This Initiative was led by Nitin Jose, a final year Journalism student at MBICEM, GGSIP University. More than 70 attendees witnessed a combination of Dance, theatrical performance, poetry, songs and intellectual speeches by the panellists.


Rail SAARTHI, a user friendly app by the Indian Railways

The Rail SAARTHI (Synergized Advanced Application Rail Travel Help and Information) covers all features including safety of women, complaint facility and suggestion for improvement. This app is an integrated one unlike the other apps launched in the past by Indian Railways.  Previously, to avail of varied services users were required to install multiple apps, with the introduction of SAARTHI users will only have to manage one app for all the services. This app will also enable users to book air tickets and give feedback.

Moto E Series

Motorola launches its ‘Moto’ series in India

Lenovo-owned Motorola on Wednesday launched ‘Moto E4’ and ‘Moto E4 Plus’ smartphones, extending its ‘Moto’ series in India.

‘Moto E4 Plus’ costs Rs 9,999 will be available as a Flipkart exclusive from 11.59 p.m. of July 12. The launch offers will include data plans from Jio and Idea. ‘Moto E4’ costing Rs 8,999 will be available across all major retail outlets from July 12.