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India expected to become a 5 trillion economy in next 8-9 years: Suresh Prabhu 19.1.2018 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry said on Wednesday that India... more »
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Sinha inaugurates ‘satellite-based panchayat’ 18.1.2018 The Assam Tribune
Sinha inaugurates ‘satellite-based panchayat’
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Strong signal 13.1.2018 Hindu: Opinion
In an age when there is a deluge of information, radio, or to be more precise, All India Radio or AIR, is the medium of balance — nothing over the top nor too little (OpEd page, ‘Yes; No; It’s Complic...
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Children increasingly used as weapons of war: Unicef 28.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Children caught in war zones are increasingly being used as weapons of war -- recruited to fight, forced to act as suicide bombers, and used as human shields, Unicef has warned.
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Women getting marginalised further in digital India, says Unicef report 22.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Themed "Children in a digital world", the latest report provides country-level examples to give a sense of the kinds of barriers girls and women confront
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Million Britons miss out on 'decent' broadband speeds: Report 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The UK's digital divide has narrowed but more than one million homes and offices still struggle to get good broadband, a report said.
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Digital communication key in smart cities: Ganta 16.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Minister urged to introduce communication skills in curriculum
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New telecom policy will provide impetus to satellite broadband: Manoj Sinha 13.12.2017 HBL: Info-tech
Promises affordable internet for every Indian
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Unicef calls for making digital world safer for children 12.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has said little is done to protect the children from the perils of the digital world and to increase their access to safe online content.
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UST Global to host Global Developer Conference, D3, in 2018 6.12.2017 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Thiruvananthapuram UST Global, the first billion dollar technology start-up in Kerala, will host its... more »
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Using mobiles to bridge gender digital divide 30.11.2017 Hindu: News
USAID working with GSMA to make mobile phones more affordable, says official
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GCCS 2017 – Chair’s Statement- Summary 24.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
GCCS 2017 – Chair’s Statement- Summary
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Karnataka govt to launch Wi-Fi project in all Gram Panchayats 16.11.2017 deccanherald.com
The Karnataka government today unveiled an ambitious project to install Wi-Fi facility in all gram panchayats across Karnataka, beginning with 2,500 gram panchayats this year. The project would bridge the digital divide and provide an opportunity to each and every entrepreneur from the cities and towns across Karnataka, to benefit from the enabling eco-system, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said in his address at the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2017 here. "It is with this thought that our government has taken up an ambitious project to install Wi-Fi facility in all the gram panchayats across Karnataka, beginning with 2,500 gram panchayats this year," he said. Karnataka accounts for 44 percent of the total investment intentions in the country in 2017 as per the data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, he said. Siddaramaiah also said new age incubation network centres have been set up in a few colleges across the state with the aim of encouraging young minds to innovate and invent and ...
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Karnataka govt launches project to install WiFi in all gram panchayats 16.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
CM said Karnataka continues to strengthen the Information Technology sector by investments in a series of projects
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UN urges to tackle 'digital divide' 16.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Information and communication technology (ICT) will ultimately serve to improve livelihoods around the globe, only if digital resources are accessible and the challenge of digital divide addressed, a latest UN report on the ICT has said.
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Ministry of Communications Inks MOU with OneWeb to Bridge Digital Divide in Saudi Arabia 5.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: In a ceremony witnessed by H.E the Minister Eng. Abdulla Al-Sawaha and Sir Richard Branson, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and OneWeb have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on the development of solutions in 2020 which should help to connect 237,000 homes throughout the country bringing much needed affordable, high-speed, low latency broadband access to those living in rural and remote areas.
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Los Angeles School Children Get a Broadband Boost From Bel Air Internet 31.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
LOS ANGELES: Hundreds of South Los Angeles children will now have access to high-speed Internet for homework and educational purposes thanks to a new partnership between Bel Air Internet, a Southern California-based Internet provider, and the Newton LAPD Community Youth Activities League (C.Y.A.L) program, just the first step in Bel Air Internet's larger goal in bridging the digital divide for children throughout underserved parts of Los Angeles.
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‘Technocity project is one of iconic IT facilities in India’ 28.10.2017 Central Chronicle » Nation
Agencies, Thiruvananthapuram President Ram Nath Kovind, who laid the foundation stone of the first government... more »
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Kerala is the 'global face', 'digital powerhouse' of India: President Ram Nath Kovind 27.10.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
President Ram Nath Kovind today termed Kerala the "global face" and "digital powerhouse" of the country, lauding its achievements in the sectors of health, education, sanitation and IT. Kovind, on his second tour to Kerala after assuming the office, attended two functions here today, wherein he said the emphasis on development, health care and education in the state is an example for the rest of the country. Congratulating the CPI(M)-led LDF government in the state in expanding Internet connectivity, he said it would remove the digital divide in the society. "I understand that the government is making efforts to bridge the digital divide and provide free Internet connections to two million poor families by using a new optic fibre network," he said after launching the state's ambitious Technocity project at Pallippuram near here. Kerala ranked eighth in the IT sector in the country, he said, adding "the sector provides direct employment to one lakh people". "This is only the tip of the iceberg. There is ...
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Micromax ties up with BSNL to launch 4G VoLTE phone Bharat-1 17.10.2017 HBL: eWorld
Leading mobile brand Micromax on Tuesday partnered with state telecom operator BSNL to launch 4G VoLTE phone, Bharat-1, priced at Rs 2,200. Both Micromax and BSNL will work collaboratively to intr...
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