Mumbai, December 6, 2016: The recent demonetisation move by the government has left the black money hoarders in a state of a fix as to what should they do with their hoarded black money.
According to PTI, “The Shri Sai Baba Shirdi Sansthan, managing one of the most revered temples in the country, received Rs three crore in the scrapped notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denominations after the government’s demonetisation move, the temple trust said on Monday.”
Ever since the demonetisation act was carried out, the government has asked all the temples to submit an account of all the donations (currency notes) that have been made in between 8th November to 24th November. Sai Baba Sansthan Trust chairman Suresh Haware said, “The Union government has asked the temples to declare the details of scrapped notes donated in the donation box.
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The trust received Rs 1.27 crore in the denomination of Rs 1,000 while it received Rs 1.57 crore in the denomination of Rs 500 currency notes.” He also said that the temple has 47 donation boxes inside the temple that are opened daily in front of the devotees and trust.
prepared by Shambhavi Sinha of NewsGram with PTI inputs. Twitter: @shambhavispeaks
Google’s admission that it had in 2014 inadvertently coded the 112 distress number and the UIDAI helpline number into its setup wizard for Android devices triggered another controversy on Saturday as India’s telecom regulator had only recommended the use of 112 as an emergency number in April 2015.
After a large section of smartphone users in India saw a toll-free helpline number of UIDAI saved in their phone-books by default, Google issued a statement, saying its “internal review revealed that in 2014, the then UIDAI helpline number and the 112 distress helpline number were inadvertently coded into the SetUp wizard of the Android release given to OEMs for use in India and has remained there since”.
However, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recommended only in April 2015 that the number 112 be adopted as the single emergency number for the country.
According to Google, “since the numbers get listed on a user’s contact list, these get transferred accordingly to the contacts on any new device”.
Google was yet to comment on the new development.
Meanwhile, French security expert that goes by the name of Elliot Alderson and has been at the core of the entire Aadhaar controversy, tweeted on Saturday: “I just found something interesting. I will probably do full disclosure tomorrow”.
“I’m digging into the code of the @Google SetupWizard app and I found that”.
“As far as I can see this object is not used in the current code, so there is no implications. This is just a poor coding practice in term of security,” he further tweeted.
On Friday, both the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) as well as the telecom operators washed their hand of the issue.
While the telecom industry denied any role in the strange incident, the UIDAI said that he strange incident, the UIDAI said that some vested interests were trying to create “unwarranted confusion” in the public and clarified that it had not asked any manufacturer or telecom service provider to provide any such facility.
Twitter was abuzz with the new development after a huge uproar due to Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Chairman R.S. Sharma’s open Aadhaar challenge to critics and hackers.
Ethical hackers exposed at least 14 personal details of the TRAI Chairman, including mobile numbers, home address, date of birth, PAN number and voter ID among others. (IANS)