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Future Banking – Mobile Banking is dead

Future Banking – Mobile Banking is dead

I saw a post earlier this week which asked what mobile banking would look like in the future. There were a few responses discussing personal dashboards, statements with PFM insights, chat banking etc. Quite frankly nothing new. We’re moving from transactions to experiences… As customers …

Media cannot be trusted to explain decisions

Media cannot be trusted to explain decisions

Judges can no longer rely on the media to explain court decisions and should instead use the “golden opportunity” of social media to communicate directly with the public, the retiring …

Rahul Gandhi critical of China’s presence

Rahul Gandhi critical of China’s presence

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that he was “absolutely ready” to take up an executive responsibility if the party asked him to do so. Gandhi, who was addressing students at University of California, Berkeley, said around 2012 the Congress Party “stopped having …

Privacy is a fundamental right: Indian SC

Privacy is a fundamental right: Indian SC

In a unanimous verdict, a nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday declared that privacy is intrinsic to life and liberty and an inherent part of the fundamental …

Joint communique of leaders roundtable of Belt and Road forum

Joint communique of leaders roundtable of Belt and Road forum

1. We, President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China, President Mauricio Macri of the Republic of Argentina, President Alexander Lukashenko of the Republic of Belarus, President Michelle Bachelet Jeria of the Republic of Chile, President Milos Zeman of the Czech Republic, President Joko …

Hackers lure mid-ranking officers with promise of overseas posts

Hackers lure mid-ranking officers with promise of overseas posts

A massive cyber attack on the computers of Indian Army officers has been thwarted. Suspected Pakistani and Chinese hackers attempted to inject data stealing malware on military systems by luring army officers by offering a foreign posting to Sri Lanka. ‘The pinpointed attacks were launched …

On road to debt trap

On road to debt trap

China’s grandiose global connectivity initiative — One Belt One Road (OBOR) or Belt& Road Initiative (linking China with Europe via SE Asia & C Asia through land & sea links) — which is set to receive a formal endorsement at the May 14-15 international meet …

Rajinikanth’s visit triggers opposition

Rajinikanth’s visit triggers opposition

Superstar Rajinikanth’s visit to Sri Lanka next month to inaugurate a housing scheme has met with opposition from pro-Tamil outfits here, who cautioned him from getting “involved” in the emotive ethnic issue. Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) and Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) urged the top actor …

Did the CIA know Rajiv Gandhi was to be ASSASSINATED?

Did the CIA know Rajiv Gandhi was to be ASSASSINATED?

Five years before Rajiv Gandhi was killed in 1991, the US Central Intelligence Agency prepared a very detailed report on what would happen if he was either assassinated, or forced to make an abrupt departure from the Indian political scene. A 23-page report, titled India …

Tamil nationalism attempts to emerge on the fringes of jallikattu

Tamil nationalism attempts to emerge on the fringes of jallikattu

“Modhalla Maadu, Apparum Thani Tamil Nadu.” “First the bull and then a separate Tamil Nadu.” On Sunday, a Tamil news channel beamed visuals of a child holding a placard carrying this slogan at the Marina beach in Chennai, where thousands continue to protest since Tuesday …