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Bengal’s new IT policy to boost animation, hardware jobs (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government Thursday approved the new information and technology (IT) policy laying special emphasis on jobs linked to hardware, animation and ... Read more...

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Bengal’s new IT policy emphasises animation, graphics and hardware


August 16th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government Thursday approved the new information and technology policy laying special emphasis on hardware, animation and graphics.The much-awaited policy, ratified ... Read more...

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Assam to change higher secondary curriculum


May 5th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 5 (IANS) Assam's higher secondary curriculum is set for a change with the state government planning to introduce subjects that will increase the employability of the students.It has ... Read more...

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Interactive computer acts like real teacher


March 4th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) An interactive computer is about to revolutionise teaching by being able to read and respond to a variety of human emotions that afflict students - as ... Read more...

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Computer literacy made must for Karnataka government staff


February 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) Tech-savvy Karnataka will offer Rs.5,000 per annum to its government employees for becoming computer literate, as knowledge of using computers has been made compulsory for its ... Read more...

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Kolkata correctional homes get computer centres


February 14th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) With a view to providing computer literacy to inmates, computer centres were inaugurated in three city correctional homes - as jails are called in West Bengal ... Read more...

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For women, a crash course in job skills


January 12th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 12 (IANS) Computer literacy and English proficiency can go a long way in helping people secure jobs. A Bangalore-based group has now unveiled a special training programme to ... Read more...

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Scheme for unemployed Kashmiri youth


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The central government will spend Rs.235 crore annually on a training-cum-placement programme to prepare one lakh youths from Jammu and Kashmir for employment in ... Read more...

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Now computer education compulsory in Haryana colleges


August 22nd, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) The Haryana government has made computer literacy compulsory in all its colleges from this year, a minister said Sunday. Minister of State for Agriculture and Cooperatives Sukhbir Singh Kataria ... Read more...

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Kerala plans 140 specialized computer schools


August 1st, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Under its IT@School project for computer literacy among schoolchildren, Kerala will develop one model school -- with five classrooms equipped with modern tools -- in all its 140 ... Read more...

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Gujarat recruits 10,000 teachers


July 3rd, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 3 (IANS) The Gujarat government Saturday issued appointment letters to about 10,000 vidhyasahayaks (assistant teachers) recruited through an online process. Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad and other ministers ... Read more...

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BPO to be set up at Hyderabad’s Cherlapalli Prison


May 24th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, May 24 (ANI): Authorities at the Cherlapalli Prison in Hyderabad have asked some of the inmates to work in a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) unit within the prison complex.A Bangalore-based ... Read more...

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Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations begin (Lead)


May 9th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Santiniketan/Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Hundreds of people from India and abroad congregated in the sylvan surroundings of the Visva-Bharati University as West Bengal saluted Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore Sunday with offerings ... Read more...

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Tagore anniversary celebrations begin in Santiniketan


May 9th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Santiniketan, May 9 (IANS) Hundreds of people from India and abroad congregated in the sylvan surroundings of the Visva-Bharati university here as the celebrations of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's 150th birth anniversary ... Read more...

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Thanks to IGNOU, prisoners hopeful of jobs


March 4th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Jail inmates across India are benefiting from free vocational training programmes provided by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), the world's largest open varsity said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Jaya Prada to work with Amar Singh in Lok Manch


February 2nd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Jaya Prada, who was expelled Tuesday from Samajawadi Party (SP) along former general secretary Amar Singh, said she would work with him in a non-political outfit ... Read more...

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Computer literacy eludes Jharkhand MLAs


February 1st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Feb 1 (IANS) A move to make Jharkhand legislators computer-literate by providing them a free laptop each does not seem to have yielded the desired results despite more than ... Read more...

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Centre approves revised ICT scheme for schools


January 9th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 9 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Saturday approved a revised scheme of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in schools during the XI Plan. About 1.08 lakh ... Read more...

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Computer education now in 108,000 government schools


January 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Computer education at the secondary and senior secondary levels has got a quantum boost with the government Saturday approving its introduction in 108,000 government and government-aided ... Read more...

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Bhutan King meets Army Chief, NSA


December 24th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck met Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor and National Security Advisor M. K. Narayanan here today.Wangchuk held separate meetings with General ... Read more...

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India a steadfast partner and friend: Bhutan King


December 24th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck has said that India has always been their steadfast partner and friend.Delivering the Madhavrao Scindia memorial lecture here, he ... Read more...

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Bhutan’s King meets with Indian leadership


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck met with the Indian leadership here on Tuesday.Wangchuck, who is on a weeklong visit to India, held talks with ... Read more...

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NGO providing IT training to visually-impaired in Kolkata


August 12th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Aug. 12 (ANI): A non-profit organisation in cooperation with the National Association of Blind (NAB) is conducting computer courses for the visually impaired in Kolkata.The course being provided by Amway Opportunity ... Read more...

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UAE starts computer literacy for physically challenged


July 9th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 9 (IANS) A United Arab Emirates (UAE) based computer literacy certification body has introduced a special programme that meets the needs of the physically challenged people, WAM news agency reported ... Read more...

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BJP promises to check illegal immigrants with ID cards


April 7th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chitradurga (Karnataka), April 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will prevent infiltration and check illegal immigrants from Bangladesh by introducing identification cards to every Indian if elected to power, the ... Read more...

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India showcases low-cost laptop to bridge digital divide


February 4th, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) A novel version of the laptop, built by India's premier science and technology institutes and to be priced between Rs.500-1,000 (approx. $10-20), was showcased Tuesday in Tirupati town.The ... Read more...

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Intel to promote computer literacy in Uttar Pradesh


October 24th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has teamed up with Intel, the chip manufacturing giant, for spreading computer literacy in the country's most populous state, an official said Friday."By collaborating with Intel, ... Read more...

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Tech-savvy British students forgetting how to write


September 7th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS): Writing in long-hand is becoming a vanishing art among British students, thanks to mobile texting and computer literacy. So acute is the problem that thousands of them are ... Read more...

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South African women open guest house for 2010 World Cup


August 30th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Phalaborwa (South Africa), Aug 30 (IANS) A group of 11 women in this town has opened a 4.5-million rand ($587,696) guest house, targeting visitors during the 2010 FIFA Football World Cup the ... Read more...

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Amity International school Gurgaon wins Computer Literacy Excellence Award


August 29th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 29 (ANI): Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology awarded the fifth Computer Literacy Excellence Awards for Schools for the year 2007 to Amity International School, Gurgaon.Minister ... Read more...

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India developing $10 laptop


July 29th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) After displaying its prowess in developing the world's cheapest car, India is on track to rolling out the world's cheapest laptop computer that could cost as low ... Read more...

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Union IT Minister gives away Computer Literacy Excellence Awards for Schools


November 14th, 2007 - 2:28 am ICT by admin
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A Raja to give Computer Literacy Award


November 14th, 2007 - 2:25 am ICT by admin
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A. Raja to give Computer Literacy Award on October 18


November 14th, 2007 - 2:19 am ICT by admin
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