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May 2022

100 tribal healers presented with a certificate by Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

Under a grant from PVTG Scheme from the Government of Tamilnadu, 100 tribal healers were presented with a certificate by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 21st May 2022 at Ooty, as per the guidelines of VCSTCHP Scheme of QCI.  – Message from Trans Disciplinary University, Bangalore! This is an important milestone as

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Say ‘no’ to health star ratings on junk food: Experts

Instead of the ‘Health Star Ratings’ on junk food, as proposed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), which will “mislead the consumers”, the Centre for Science & Environment (CSE) on Wednesday demanded that warnings about unhealthy levels of salt, sugar, and fat be featured instead. “Health Star Ratings are designed by

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Customer sends notice to Ola Electric for making telemetry data public

A customer has sent a takedown notice to Ola Electric for publishing the electric two-scooter’s telemetry data on social media, after the e-scooter met with an accident in Guwahati, injuring the rider. Balwant Singh from Guwahati had tweeted on April 15 that his son had met with an accident “due to fault in regenerative braking

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SBI Finally Pays Reimbursement of Medical Expenses to Customer Who Suffered Accident inside Branch Premises

In what is perhaps a first, State Bank of India (SBI) has agreed to reimburse the medical expenses of a customer who fell from an unstable ladder at a bank branch in Mumbai leading to severe injuries, surgery and hospitalisation. The Bank paid, only on the intervention of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) at

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MeitY’s Direction to VPN Companies to Share User Data or Face Jail Invites Concern Over Privacy

The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY)  on April 28 issued directions to Virtual Private Network (VPN) provider companies to collect and share user data including IP addresses with it,  for a period of five years. Along with VPN providers, the notification posted by the Ministry’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-in), also ordered data

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