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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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IIT Kharagpur partners with Samsung for Digital Academy 10.10.2017 ET: Education
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the institute would host the Samsung Innovation Lab and train students on the Internet of Things (IoT).
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IIT Kharagpur signs MoU with Samsung for digital academy 10.10.2017 HBL: Companies
IIT-Kharagpur has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Samsung India for the setting up of a digital academy on the institute’s campus. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering...
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PM dedicates IIT Gandhinagar campus to the nation 8.10.2017 New Kerala: Gujarat
New Delhi : The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today dedicated IIT Gandhinagar campus to the nation.
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In Digital India, there should not be divide between haves and have nots : PM Modi 8.10.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Prime Minister Narendra Modi advocated for equality and social integrity on the platform of digital literacy on Saturday. He was addressing a gathering at the inauguration of IIT-Gandhinagar, after which he launched the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA) programme. He also advised students of IIT to be concerned about the poor, whose contribution had enabled them to study at the premier institute. In his inspirational speech to the students, the PM said, "In western countries, there is a theory by Carl Marks which is very prominent — that of the 'Haves and Have nots'. The political ideology of the west also grew accordingly. But, cannot afford to adopt it. There should not be digital divide here so that some people in the nation are experts in technology and some remain untouchable or deprived. This is the greatest challenge before us. For social integrity and development, the digital divide should be removed." "Gandhiji had put stress on literacy for Swaraj (independence). Now, ...
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PM Modi in Gujarat: We cannot afford to have digital divide in the country 7.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Gujarat, on Saturday stressed on the need to bridge the digital divide in the country.
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Can't afford to have 'digital divide' in India: PM 7.10.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Modi said the government aimed at spreading digital literacy across rural India.
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India can't afford digital divide: PM Modi 7.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , October 07 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed on the need to bridge the digital divide in the country and said India can't afford it.
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PM dedicates IIT Gandhinagar campus to the nation 7.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
PM dedicates IIT Gandhinagar campus to the nation
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Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to address Digital Saksharata Abhinandan Samaroh 7.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi : Digital Saksharata Abhinanadan Samaroh will be addressed by Hon' Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on October 7, 2017 at IIT Gandhinagar.
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Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to address Digital Saksharata Abhinandan Samaroh 6.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Digital Saksharata Abhinanadan Samaroh will be addressed by Hon’ Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on October 7, 2017 at IIT Gandhinagar. Pradhanmantri Grameen Digital Saksharata Abhiyan (PMGDISHA) is an integral component of Digital India Initiative of the Government
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U.S. Senate confirms FCC chairman to new five-year term 3.10.2017 TOI: Intl Business
USA-FCC/PAI (UPDATE 1):UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate confirms FCC chairman to new five-year term
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Team India wins Enactus World Cup 2017 30.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi , Sept 30 : After a gruelling competition before an eminent panel of business judges from across the world, Team India, represented by students of Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies Delhi, emerged as the deserving winner of the Enactus World Cup 2017. The winning projects included Mission RAAHAT and project UDAAN.
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