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UP to provide broadband service to all panchayats


July 31st, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday decided to go ahead with the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project under which all village panchayats (councils) in the state ... Read more...

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Direct webcast of poll in Agra


February 19th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 19 (IANS) For the first time, a direct webcast of the poll exercise from 50 stations would be watched by Election Commission functionaries and senior officials in this ... Read more...

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UN agency to confer global telecom award on Sam Pitroda


May 11th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 11 (IANS) A United Nations agency for information and communication technology Wednesday said it would confer an award on Sam Pitroda to recognise his dedication in promoting use ... Read more...

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Food security bill near ready, hike in social sector spending


February 28th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Monday the National Food Security Bill that aims to provide subsidised foodgrains to the poor was almost finalised and would be ... Read more...

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Highlights of Union Budget 2011-12 (Part-IV)


February 28th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Minister on Monday presented the Union Budget 2011-12 in the Parliament.Highlights of Union Budget 2011-12 are as follows:* New Companies Bill to be ... Read more...

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Main Press Centre has all facilities, though not fully operational


September 27th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The state-of-the-art Main Press Centre for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games here has come in for praise from foreign correspondents, though tardy pace of service ... Read more...

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Stage set for world telecom meet in Hyderabad


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 23 (IANS) A meeting here, beginning Monday, of global telecom experts will adopt the Hyderabad Action Plan that will set the agenda for development of telecommunication and information and ... Read more...

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Minister Sachin wants to ‘Pilot’ IT revolution in northeast (Interview-I)


March 7th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The government has begun an ambitious programme to wire up the entire northeast and remote border regions with telecom, wimax and broadband connectivity and unleash an IT ... Read more...

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BSNL provides affordable broadband in Himachal villages


September 26th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 26 (IANS) Telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has launched cheap broadband connectivity to the internet in Himachal Pradesh for faster penetration of information technology in rural and remote ... Read more...

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Quippo to provide WiMax technology to Delhi airport (Business Capsule)


September 17th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Infrastructure equipment company Quippo Telecom Infrastructure has bagged a contract from Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) to provide WiMax connectivity at the airport's Terminal 3. The under-construction terminal of ... Read more...

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Ansari inaugurates Indo-Myanmar optical fiber link


February 8th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi Shankar Yangon, Feb. 8 (ANI): Visiting Indian Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Sunday inaugurated integral trans-border optical fiber communication link between India and Myanmar. The first call on this ... Read more...

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PM announces slew of measures for Assam (Roundup, Changing dateline)


August 27th, 2008 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Guwahati, Aug 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday announced a series of developmental measures for Assam to raise its educational standards and infrastructure and the levels of its security forces, ... Read more...

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BSNL to convert Karnataka public call offices into info kiosks


August 18th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) will convert its public call offices (PCOs) in Karnataka into electronic information and transaction kiosks with free broadband connectivity (ePCOs). "The ePCOs ... Read more...

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Karnataka to boost IT growth in rural areas


June 20th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka will soon come out with a policy to take the benefits of information technology to people in the countryside. "We ... Read more...

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Gujarat to connect 16,000 villages through broadband


February 25th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by admin
Gandhinagar, Feb 25 (IANS) After launching Jyotigram Yojana which aims at supplying electricity to all villages, Gujarat is planning another ambitious project to provide broadband links to its rural areas. Presenting the ... Read more...

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Prime Minister to arrive in Goa today


December 27th, 2007 - 10:24 am ICT by admin
Panaji, Dec 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will arrive in Goa today on a two-day visit to attend several programmes.During his visit, Dr. Singh will inaugurate the first phase ... Read more...

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‘IT exports will cross 80-bln-dollar mark by 2011′


November 14th, 2007 - 2:47 am ICT by admin
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Over 2486 lakh telephone subscribers in India


November 14th, 2007 - 2:40 am ICT by admin
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