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UIDAI — Aadhaar — DBT gets big push to go ahead

UIDAI — Aadhaar — DBT gets big push to go ahead

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday gave a vote of confidence to the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which is generating Aadhaar numbers for India’s 1.2-billion strong population. He sought the speedy roll-out of the Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) scheme, a flagship programme of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.

This effectively ends a turf war, which had…

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Hacking strikes Baseball: Astros

Hacking strikes Baseball: Astros

“It was an illegal activity and we’re going to pursue it and try and find out who did it and prosecute,” general manager Jeff Luhnow said. Houston Astros said Monday that they have been the victims of hackers who accessed their servers and published months of internal trade talks on the Internet. The team is working with the FBI and Major League Baseballsecurity to try who was responsible for…

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Dutch: Income to Height

Dutch: Income to Height

Randy Olsen looks at the correlation between income and height. This correlation has been discussed and debated for years. It has been widely accepted that poverty and the lack of proteins are well known to stunt growth as well as reduces IQ but this is one of the first looks that would show this continues even when compared to higher income countries. Arvind Panagariya, a trade economist at Colu…

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