Rocket Man Who Sent 104 Satellites Into Orbit Is New ISRO Chairman

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HIGHLIGHTS He is currently Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Trivandrum His expertise gave ISRO ability to send 104 satellites in a single missio He is overseeing launch of refurbished PSLV, which will blast off Friday Rocket specialist K Sivan has been appointed Chairman of India’s space agency ISRO for a three-year term. He replaces current ISRO Chairman AS Kiran Kumar, whose term ends January 14. Mr Sivan is currently Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Trivandrum and had mastered the development of cryogenic engines for India. A…

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Aadhaar used or misused? There is a way to track where your Aadhaar number was used

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Your Aadhaar card is perhaps the most important piece of personal document in India today. The 12-digit unique identification number on it is increasingly being made mandatory in a number of areas including linking it to your mobile number, PAN and bank account(s) among other things. Its importance also makes it a target for misuse and one should make sure nobody else is using for nefarious purposes. To help you do that, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has now introduced an option on its website that allows you…

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Your Aadhaar number on sale for Rs 500, all Aadhaar-linked details of 1 billion Indians leaked

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Your Aadhaar card will soon become your biggest and most important personal identification document, if it hasn’t already. With all the various institutions like banks and telecom service providers now requiring you to link your Aadhaar details, your 12-digit unique ID number is now of high value, which naturally makes it a prime target for hackers. After UIDAI recently assured people in India that their “Aadhaar data is fully safe and secure,” a new report has revealed that anonymous sellers on WhatsApp are selling Aadhaar details of over a billion…

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Tribune Aadhaar data breach story: Govt says committed to press freedom, FIR against unknown

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As outrage, especially among journalists, grew over the FIR filed against The Tribune newspaper and its reporter Rachna Khaira, the government today said it is committed to the freedom of press, and that the police report has been filed against unknown people. “The government is fully committed to freedom of press as well as to maintaining security and sanctity of Aadhaar for India’s development. The FIR is against unknown (sic). I’ve suggested @UIDAI to request Tribune and its journalist to give all assistance to police in investigating real offenders,” Union…

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This Patna boy who left his job for CAT 2017 scored a 99.75 percentile

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Meet, Siddharth Kumar, who has scored 99.75 percentile in CAT 2017. The results of the CAT 2017 were declared today, January 8, around 10 am on the official website, In conversation with India Today Education, Siddharth Kumar said, “This is not the first time that I appeared for CAT. In 2016, I gave my first attempt and scored 94 percentile.” Left job for CAT: Surprisingly, Kumar said that he left his job in the Automobile industry just to prepare for CAT. “I left my job and dedicatedly studied for CAT,”…

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