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Microsoft’s India cloud plans get booster shot as Flipkart signs up

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Global technology leader Microsoft and India’s top e-commerce firm Flipkart have announced a broad collaboration under which, as a first step, the latter will use Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Flipkart group CEO Binny Bansal together an...


UIDAI rolls out its website in five regional languages, more to follow

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the authority involved in issuing the Aadhaar card, has launched its multi-lingual website in five more languages with an aim to reach out to a wider population. In addition to Hindi and English, the site will now also be available in Bengali, Gujara...

20 September, 2013 | More »


Government to soon introduce Aadhaar-linked instant ID verification for mobile connections

Customers will soon be able to use their Aadhaar card for instant identity verification to get a new mobile connection. The government is finalising norms which will enable retailers selling SIM cards to take the Aadhaar credentials of the customer and match it online with that of the UID card data ...

9 September, 2013 | More »


Visa launches new payment service in India in partnership with UIDAI, leading banks

Visa has entered into a partnership with five of India’s leading banks to provide Aadhaar holders access to a Visa account. This new initiative brings together Visa, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and banks like Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Indian Overseas Bank and the S...

14 December, 2012 | More »


Aadhaar Presents A Plethora Of Opportunities For India Inc.

The $1.6 billion ‘Aadhaar’ initiative by the Indian government will change the lives of a billion residents very soon. Initially conceived by the Planning Commission, Aadhaar is basically a 12-digit unique number which the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will issue for every Ind...

31 May, 2011 | More »

UID to Cover Half the Population by 2014

Nandan Nilekani, chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), has confirmed that nearly half of the Indian population will be covered by the unique identity number scheme by 2014. “We will generate about a million numbers a day and our plan is to have nearly half the popul...

29 March, 2011 | More »

Budget 2011-12: The Social Inclusion Agenda Riding On Tech

Much of Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee’s populist announcements and social agenda in Budget 2011-12 ride on the technological platform be it better delivery of citizen services, broadband penetration in rural India, financial inclusion, unique identity numbers, smart cards and the works. Read o...

28 February, 2011 | More »