Traceability on digital platforms may diminish users security, privacy: Internet Society

digital platforms is likely to continue in India and requirements to comply with the proposed idea may adversely impact user’s security and privacy, according to a whitepaper by US-based non-profit organisation Internet Society. The Internet Society in its recently released whitepaper on traceability and cybersecurity said that the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity) […]

The Indian Stammering Association (TISA)’s self-help groups build community support system

The stuttering modification techniques help modify the way a person stammers instead of hiding it. In ‘Bouncing’, individuals bounce the word they stammer. Harish explains, “Bounce makes repetitions gentle and quick. If I stammered on the word ‘Goa’ instead of saying ‘I stay in ‘Ga ga ga Goa’ I bounce that word to say ‘Ga […]

EVN to allow QR-code payment from September

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Electricity (EVN) plans to get connected with banks and other organisations by the end of August to allow customers to pay electricity bills through QR-code from September this year. According to Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of the EVN Business Department, the application of payment through QR-code is part of the […]

Most of Melbourne’s slum pockets were demolished, but a few survived

“He’s a bit of a hero in the sense that I think he vividly saw the need of people on very low incomes for better housing, but he also saw an opportunity to help lift the society as a whole out of the worst of the Depression,” Professor Davison said.

London to start trialling first 24-hour Covid vaccination centres in January

“There will be no point, and certainly it will be logistically very damaging to try to use all of that in the first week and then to have all our vaccinators standing around with nothing to do for another month,” said Drakeford, whose stance has been heavily criticised for meaning that some vaccinations will be […]

Universities offer new majors for 2021-22 academic year

HCM City (VNS/VNA) - A number of universities in the country will launch new majors for the 2021-2022 academic year to meet labour market demand. The amended Education Law gives universities the right to make independent decisions on opening new academic majors. Pham Thai Son, director of the Communications and Enrollment Centre at the HCM City […]

Thousands of people refused universal credit ‘turning to food banks’

Although many turned down for universal credit are middle-income households, researchers have also found that around a quarter of the 3 million successful new claimants were also in professional jobs, suggesting the pandemic has brought many middle-class people into intimate contact with the UK benefit system for the first time.

MPs urge ‘starter payment’ to universal credit claimants

Two Tory former work and pensions secretaries, Iain Duncan Smith and his successor, Stephen Crabb, have called for the uplift to be retained, while last week the Tory chair of the Lords economic affairs committee, Lord Forsyth, warned cutting it would be a “terrible error” that would push many households “beyond the brink”.

HCM City works to ensure food safety, steady prices during Tet

HCM City (VNA) - Food companies in the southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City have enough stocks to meet demand during Tet in mid-February, Trieu Do Hong Phuoc, head of the HCM City People’s Council’s Committee for Economy and Budget, has said. Municipal authorities have stepped up inspection of food sold at wholesale markets to ensure […]

A lot of Tories want to oppose universal credit cut, says Keir Starmer

Johnson echoes that rhetoric in a message sent to Conservative MPs explaining the decision to abstain. He claimed that after a previous opposition day debate on free school meals, Labour had used its “army of momentum trolls … to misrepresent the outcome and to lie about its meaning and frankly to intimidate and threaten colleagues”.