Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Supreme Court bars sharing of any data without Aadhaar cardholders permission


Most newspapers this morning have heart rending photographs of inconsolable relatives of the passenger of the Malaysian Airlines plane, that was finally confirmed to have crashed into the Indian ocean, with no survivors.
"The sensex jumped 300 pts to end at 22,055 for the first time", writes the Hindustan Times and The Mail Today. Hopes of a stable government pushes sensex to life time high writes the Hindu & Financial Express.
The other major story covered by most papers is the Supreme Court order, to the Govt, to immediately withdraw making Aadhar mandatory for citizens to avail benefits. A sting operation by a media website showed Aadhar enrollment on the basis of a bribe to officials writes the Hindustan Times. "The Supreme Court bars sharing of any data without the cardholders permission" writes Mail Today.
The annual report released by the world Metrological Organisation says that 13 of the 14 warmest years on record have occurred in the 21st Century and each of the last 3 decades was warmer than the last. The Asian Age reporting this story further adds that Many of the extreme events of 2013 were consistent with what we expect as a result of Human induced climate change.
Two men and a boy robbed a jewellery shop in Paharganj after digging a tunnel from a hotel in the area writes the Indian Express. The Hindu adds that, inspired by a plot in the movie Dhoom 3, the trio stole gold worth over 12 lakh but could not break into the safe even with gas cutters.
And finally, for the first time scientists in Washington have demonstrated that information can flow through a diamond wire, a finding that may pave the way for faster and more powerful computers. The experiment carried out at the Ohio State University found that a diamond transmits the spin magnetic effect better than most other metals.

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