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Indian TV fest in Goa rescheduled


September 14th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has rescheduled the first Indian TV Fest, earlier set to be held Nov 2-3 in Goa, with the new ... Read more...

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Armed forces to improve defence land management


May 8th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 8 (IANS) After the controversy over the construction of a post-retirement home for President Pratibha Patil on defence land, an officer said Tuesday said effective steps would ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to decide on US historian’s visa Monday


March 31st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram ordered a review of the decision on cancellation of the visa of US historian Peter Heehs, living in Puducherry, and ... Read more...

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Book fair concludes, sees over 700,000 visitors


March 4th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Focused on youth and children, the biennial World Book Fair New Delhi, organized by the National Book Trust (NBT) concluded Sunday, after registering over 700,000 ... Read more...

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‘Digital format not threatening printed Urdu books’


February 26th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Noted Urdu poet Waseem Barelvi has warned that information without knowledge was useless and that while the digitisation of Urdu literature was a positive step, ... Read more...

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Delhi cops want higher penalties to end traffic woes


February 11th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Citing absence of effective laws to manage traffic, Delhi Police Saturday said the situation on city's roads could get worse if penalties for driving ... Read more...

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Discussions on PDS with states Feb 8-9: Thomas


January 13th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Gearing up to implement Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's dream legislation - the National Food Security Bill, the government Friday said it has called a ... Read more...

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West Bengal cable TV equipment makers seek tax holiday


January 12th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Cable TV equipment makers and traders Thursday sought tax holiday from the West Bengal government for paving the way for digitisation of cable TV network ... Read more...

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Delhi to digitise archives


December 20th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday inked an agreement with the National Institute for Smart Government (NISG), Hyderabad, for digitisation of its archival records like gazettes, maps, ... Read more...

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Broadcasters hail passing of digitalisation bill


December 14th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A day after the Lok Sabha passed a bill to fast-track digitalisation of cable TV, top broadcasters Wednesday said the move will enable India's ... Read more...

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US investors keen to fund India’s digital transformation


December 9th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) US investors are keen to help fund India's digital transformation, according to the US-India Business Council (USIBC), a major US trade advocacy group seeking better commercial ... Read more...

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‘Interest in digital printing growing in India’


November 25th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) 'Crossing Currents', a two-day conference, looked at how literary content was being produced, packaged, sold and consumed differently in the world of increasing digitisation ... Read more...

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Government to fast-track digitisation of TV broadcast


September 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian government is planning to amend broadcasting rules with a view to fast-track complete digitisation of cable and satellite TV broadcast industry by 2014.The ... Read more...

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Library commission put in cold storage


August 30th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The government Tuesday said the constitution of the National Commission on Libraries as recommended by the National Knowledge Commission is not necessary at this stage.Replying ... Read more...

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37,000 Kashmiri manuscripts archived: Minister


August 10th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The preservation of the history of Jammu and Kashmir region has been given a new lease of life with the digitisation of thousands of rare ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute links up with Kiwi IT firm


June 27th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center (RGCI) has signed an agreement with New Zealand's international healthcare IT provider Medtech Global for digitisation and ... Read more...

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Photographs, litho-prints declared rare manuscripts


June 15th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Archives of India has revamped two assistance schemes to include digitisation of archival photographs and prints like oleographs and lithographs in the rare ... Read more...

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Defence ministry launches land audit to curb scams


May 5th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Stung by scams involving its land, the defence ministry has launched a series of measures, including the audit of its real estate, using modern techniques. ... Read more...

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33,826 monuments in India unprotected, says ASI


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) There are 33,826 unprotected monuments in India with Rajasthan leading the list, says the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).The findings come from the National Mission ... Read more...

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India Inc terms General Budget to be ‘positive’ and ‘growth-oriented’


February 28th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Terming the General Budget 2011-12 to be 'positive' and 'growth-oriented', the leaders of the Indian industry appeared pleasingly amazed with the unchanged excise rate in major ... Read more...

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Reliance MediaWorks ties up with Russian firm for film restoration


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Reliance MediaWorks Ltd. has inked a deal with Russian World Studios (RWS) to outsource film restoration, image processing and enhancement work.A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed ... Read more...

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Half of second-hand phones contain personal data


October 13th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 13 (ANI): A new research has revealed that consumers inadvertently pass on their personal data like intimate photos and credit card numbers and pins to strangers when they discard mobile ... Read more...

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E-books will take over print in 5 years, predicts Sony


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Sony has predicted that e-books will completely take over the print media in another five years."Within five years there will be more digital content sold than physical content. ... Read more...

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Aiming to make India a telecom manufacturing hub: Raja


May 24th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) Communications Minister A. Raja Monday said his ministry is aiming to make India a telecom manufacturing hub by facilitating various policies. Addressing the inaugural session of the World Telecommunication ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to digitise property records


May 21st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration will digitise its property records in the next six months to bring more transparency and prevent red-tapism and corruption, an official said here Friday. The finance ... Read more...

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Modernising libraries will take time: Government


March 10th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The culture ministry Wednesday said it could not set a timeline for implementing a recommendation on the development of libraries across different sectors in the country. The National ... Read more...

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E-management training programme for Waqf boards


February 15th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 15 (IANS) In a step towards e-management of properties affiliated to Muslim shrines and mosques, the Minorities Affairs Ministry Monday began a three-day training programme here to familiarise Waqf board ... Read more...

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Digitise land records, ease acquisition norms: CII


December 6th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The proposed Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill, slated to be introduced in parliament this winter, needs to include provisions for easing land acquisition norms and digitising land records, ... Read more...

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Capital gets ready for video art finale


July 21st, 2009 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Video Wednesday, one of the biggest exhibitions of video art in the country spread over a year, will close with a digital blitz in the capital during ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court starts to digitise its records


February 17th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) It may have been long in coming, but the Delhi High Court is finally shifting millions of pages in case records to the electronic format. Faced with ... Read more...

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Hemingway’s personal documents to be digitised


February 15th, 2009 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Author Ernest Hemingway's personal documents, including letters and postcards that were preserved in his home in Cuba, are being digitised here.Ada Rosa Alfonso Rosales, director of ... Read more...

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China unlikely to overtake India in outsourcing in a hurry: US expert


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) China is unlikely to overtake India in outsourcing business anytime soon and it would take not one country but a lot of small ones to knock it off ... Read more...

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Firms should co-create with customers: C.K. Prahalad (Interview)


December 25th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) US-based management guru Coimbatore Krishnarao Prahalad says companies should join hands with customers to co-create products of value."The role of the consumer has changed. Traditionally, companies create products ... Read more...

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Kanti Singh visits National Archives of India


July 16th, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 16 (ANI): Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Kanti Singh paid a visit to the National Archives of India today.She was received by Lov Verma, ... Read more...

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No paintings replaced with fakes: Ambika Soni


April 15th, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Tourism Minister Ambika Soni Tuesday said no paintings were replaced with their fakes at the prestigious National Gallery of Modern Art and Lalit Kala Akademi. Informing the ... Read more...

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