New Online Gaming Rules to Spur Innovation, Boost Investor Confidence

The industry on Thursday said the new rules for online gaming will spur innovation, boost investor confidence and weed out gambling platforms while making the sector globally competitive. The norms are expected to help reduce regulatory fragmentation at the state level, and foster a more stable business environment, the industry said in one voice as … Read more

Central Government IT System to Support Email Communications in Hindi Scripts in Two Years

All IT systems in the central government will start supporting email communications in Hindi scripts in the next two years, a senior official said on Monday. While speaking at the Universal Acceptance (UA) Day curtain raiser event, Ministry of Electronics and IT Additional Secretary Bhuvnesh Kumar said that the work has started to make 15 … Read more

Dead by Daylight Mobile Removed From App Store and Google Play Store in India

Dead by Daylight Mobile has been removed from the Google Play store and App Store in India. In a tweet, developer Behaviour Interactive confirmed that it received an interim order from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), demanding that the survival-horror game be removed from mobile app storefronts. While no explicit reason was … Read more

Government Said to Revoke Ban on LazyPay, Kissht, Other Fintech Firms

The government will revoke the ban imposed on fintech firms LazyPay and Kissht after representations were made by these companies, a senior official said on Friday. The government last week ordered the blocking of 232 apps operated by overseas entities, including Chinese, for being involved in betting, gambling and unauthorised loan service. Sources said that … Read more

Nixi Offering Free .in Domain Names for the First Three Months as Part of Republic Day Celebrations

The National Internet Exchange of India (Nixi) is currently allowing people to register .in domain names for free. This deal is being offered as a part of the Republic Day celebrations that began on Thursday. The .in domain can be used for emails, websites, and other applications. This service currently has around 3 million people … Read more

Government to Hold Discussions With Stakeholders on PIB Fact Checks for Social Media in February: MoS IT

Amid outrage over a plan to give powers to its arm PIB to police fake news on social media, Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Tuesday said that the government will next month hold discussions with stakeholders before the proposal is implemented. The minister said that the rules for regulating online gaming are expected to be … Read more