Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sensitive to data

I posted a blog suggesting that people in government use official email IDs rather than private ones. E.g., 65% of email IDs used by UIDAI top officials are private. I am glad to see that government could ban e-mail services such as … Continue reading

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Teachers, kindly constitute

Only six states of the country have Legislative Councils in addition to Legislative Assemblies. Karnataka is one among them. Assembly and Council together form the legislature. MLCs have almost equal authorities, opportunities and responsibilities as MLAs. There have been several … Continue reading

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Present Sir, on the web

The Blueroom is a community site for teachers to share experiences and material, help each other, and to improve teaching quality and experience. An year ago I wanted to join this group. The only condition the group had was that my … Continue reading

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UID and email ID

Even before approaching Registrar of Companies (ROC), a start-up checks availability of some domain names. The choices to name the new company are influenced by the domain name. On registering, the company selects an Internet Service Provider (ISP), including mail … Continue reading

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In UIDAI we don’t trust, say LPG distributors

GOI advertisements in national newspapers asked us to link LPG connections with UIDAI. Though I registered on the web, advertised as one of the six ways to link LPG with UIDAI, I heard from my neighbours that many other proofs … Continue reading

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