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Cyber frauds: ASSOCHAM-PwC paper moots proposal for creating central monitoring mechanism

New Delhi, April 10, 2018: The union government must set up a central security operations centre (SOC) with advanced analytical capabilities to enable continuous and real-time monitoring of all information technology (IT) assets, interconnected networks and operational environments, suggested a recent ASSOCHAM-PwC joint paper.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Privacy, data leak, data trail, strategic issues to need RBI focus on crypto currency: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, 7 April 2018: Describing the RBI move to explore and examine introduction of official virtual currency in the country, the ASSOCHAM has, however, cautioned that extreme care be taken to ensure safety of the data trail that the crypto currency can leave as it changes hands through a range of electronic devices and platforms.

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Sunday, April 08, 2018

Did not get support for coal industry from Odisha: Piyush Goyal

Bhubaneswar, April 4, 2018: While the government was able to ramp up coal production in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh, it was still struggling in Odisha, union minister for coal and railways, Mr Piyush Goyal said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi last night.

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Wednesday, April 04, 2018

BHEL-NTPC recalibrating turbines to use domestic coal in bigger measure: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, April 4, 2018: Public sector majors NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation) and BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) are both working for recalibrating turbines to use domestic coal in bigger measure, union coal and railway minister Piyush Goyal said at an ASSOCHAM event held here last night.

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Wednesday, April 04, 2018

IITs, Delhi university among top 200 universities: ASSOCHAM-Yes Institute study

New Delhi, 2 April, 2018: A meagre two Indian institutions (the IITs and University of Delhi) figured in the world’s top 200 universities compared to 49 from the USA, 30 from United Kingdom, 11 from Germany and 8 from China & Australia, a joint study by industry body ASSOCHAM-Yes Institute said today.

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Monday, April 02, 2018

MSP hike, likely populist measures key risks to inflation, ASSOCHAM tells RBI

New Delhi, 31 March 2018: Key risks to the retail inflation include higher Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for agricultural items, populist spending in the run-up to the 2019 general elections and strengthening of global crude oil prices, the ASSOCHAM has said in its pre-credit policy review letter to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

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Sunday, April 01, 2018

Set up BPO sector specific CERTs: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, March 31, 2018: While the government and BPO industry are taking variety of initiatives in the cyber security domain, apex industry body ASSOCHAM has suggested the government to establish BPO (business process outsourcing) sector specific computer emergency response team (CERT) to minimise cyber attacks in the BPO landscape.

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Saturday, March 31, 2018

Lax implementation of security measures & poor employee awareness to blame for cyber frauds in BPOs: ASSOCHAM-Microsoft survey

New Delhi, March 29, 2018: Most cyber frauds in India’s booming business process outsourcing (BPO) sector occur due to lack of strict implementation of existing information security protocols together with poor employee awareness, noted a recent survey jointly conducted by apex industry body ASSOCHAM and global software giant Microsoft.

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Trade war can lead to collateral damage for India: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi, 24 March 2018: If the tariff war escalates into a full-scale global trade war, it would have a collateral damage for the Indian economy as well, with the country's exports taking a hit, current account deficit facing pressure and the GDP taking a setback, the ASSOCHAM has said.

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Govt against over-burdening school kids: Anil Swarup, Secretary, HRD

New Delhi, March 22, 2018: Government does not favour over-burdening the school children with newer syllabus like financial literacy at least till class 8th, as the kids are in any case over-burdened with focus on value education and sports, Mr Anil Swarup, Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development said today at an ASSOCHAM function in New Delhi.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

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