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Parliamentary panel seeks robust safeguards while using technology in legal process

NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 23: A parliamentary panel, which examined the 3 proposed criminal laws, has hailed the move to enhance the use of technology in legal proceedings but said the adoption of electronic means for communication and trials should proceed only after the establishment of robust safeguards. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs, headed by BJP MP Brij Lal, also said enabling online or electronic FIR registration is a positive step forward but these should be allowed only through modes specified by the state. "The committee notes that the...
North East

Technology can bridge geographical barriers in healthcare sector: Himanta

Guwahati, June 26: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday stressed the role of technology in bridging geographical barriers for delivering healthcare services to people in remote areas. He urged the medical community to take advantage of technological solutions for meeting the requirements of their patients. Sarma was speaking at a programme to mark the launch of six new projects in the healthcare sector in the state. “In a country like India with its large geographical expanse, it is not possible to have hospitals in all remote places or...

Connect with aspirational India through technology and work in interest of world: Union minister Thakur to NRIs

Indore, January 8: Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur on Sunday appealed to Non-Resident Indians to connect with aspirational India through technology and use its strong human resources in the interest of the world. Speaking to reporters during the three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) convention, he said the world's perception of India changed soon after the Pokhran nuclear test in 1998. “It is our request to the NRI community to connect with us through technology and work together in the interest of not only India but also of the...
North East

Modern science and technology to address flood problem in NE region: Shekhawat

Shillong, November 4: Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat expressed optimism that modern science and technology will come up with a workable solution to the flood problem in the North East region. Participating in a discussion on Space Applications in Flood Management in the North Eastern Region at the North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) at Umiam near here on Thursday, he said, "the ministry intends to make maximum use of modern science and technology to come up with a workable solution to the age-old problem of floods in...
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