Three-fold rise in calls to child helpline in four years
Saturday, January 5, 2019, 3:55 PM
Women and Child Development Ministry informed Lok Sabha that the calls received by child helpline in the last four years increased more than three-fold. CHILDLINE (1098) had answered 38,22,081 calls in the year 2013-14 which increased to 1,15,59,750 calls in the year 2017-18, it said. Out of these, direct intervention was provided in 2,18,266 cases.
Google takes responsibility, says it coded UIDAI helpline into phones
Saturday, August 4, 2018, 9:02 AM
Tech giant and Android parent Google took responsibility for a coding-flaw that caused a defunct UIDAI helpline number to appear in the contact lists of some mobile-phone-users. Apologising for “any concern that this might have caused”, google spokesperson said. The statement said Google will work towards fixing this in an “upcoming release of SetUp-wizard which will be made available to OEMs over the next-few-weeks.”
GST Helpline Number For Consumers Soon: Piyush Goyal
Sunday, July 1, 2018, 8:16 AM
Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that a telephone helpline number will be started soon, where consumers can report against those traders who evade tax by not issuing purchase bill. According to the Finance Ministry's tweets, the Union Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance and Corporate Affairs also appealed to consumers to demand for bills, whenever they buy any goods or services.