information communication technology

Over 35 Canadian firms to take part in Emerging Kerala


September 12th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Over 35 Canadian education, infrastructure, information, communication technology companies and others will be participating in the Emerging Kerala 2012 Global Connect, a three-day investor conference that ... Read more...

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Cluster scheme to boost electronics manufacturing: CII


July 5th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Setting up of electronics manufacturing clusters will boost output of electronics products in India, industry lobby Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said Thursday.Reacting on ... Read more...

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Huawei unveils gigabit switches for Indian enterprises


June 25th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) Chinese telecom major Huawei Telecommunications (India) Ltd Monday unveiled the latest series of gigabit switches and routers to enable Indian enterprises use its next-generation ICT products ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants website filtering system


March 16th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Pakistan is looking at having a website filtering system, a move that has come in for criticism from bloggers.Information Communication Technology Research and Development Fund has ... Read more...

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No business can afford to ignore Indian ICT market: Sibal


February 28th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) No business can afford to ignore the growing information communication technology (ICT) market in India given its the demographic profile, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said ... Read more...

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3D microscopy to help crack Alzheimer’s secrets


February 19th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 19 (IANS) Scientists have edged closer to cracking Parkinson's and Alzheimer's secrets with the help of cutting edge 3D microscopy. Underwritten by neural network algorithms (artificial intelligence), the ... Read more...

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Muthuraman to co-chair finance committee at B20 summit


November 1st, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) chairman B. Muthuraman would co-chair the working group on financial regulation at the B20 meeting to be held in Cannes, ... Read more...

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‘India-Italy trade at 15 billion euros by 2015′


October 31st, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The government Monday said the trade between India and Italy will reach 15 billion euros ($21 billion) by 2015, from a little over six billion ... Read more...

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Sibal endorses new telecom, IT policies


October 20th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The new policies for the telecom, information technology (IT) and electronics sectors would usher in a new phase of growth and add millions of jobs, ... Read more...

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Need better standards in electronics manufacturing: CII


September 25th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) India needs to develop better standards to push the domestic manufacturing of electronic products in line with international practices, the Confederation of Indian Industry ... Read more...

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Kerala’s IT@School Project to train Parents


August 14th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 14 (IANS) Kerala's IT@School Project will now include parents of students and introduce them to information communication technology, as part of a 100-day state government programme starting in ... Read more...

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Bihar eyes major IT development


April 4th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 4 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to constitute a Bihar Information Technology Authority (BITA) to develop and expand the IT sector in the state to attract investment.The ... Read more...

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Rural Service Delivery exhibition begins in Delhi


March 24th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): A two-day national conference and exhibition on technology solutions for rural service delivery began here this morning.Inaugurating the conference, Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology ... Read more...

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Power-starved Punjab goes for ‘green computing’


February 28th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Ritika Jha Chandigarh, Feb 28 (IANS) Punjab, faced with a grim power shortage, is now ushering in a silent technological change - green computing - which can help save energy by use ... Read more...

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Paid internship in professional studies in Haryana


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 16 (IANS) The Haryana government has decided to provide paid internship to students of professional courses in different sections of the school education department in the state.Officials said internship would ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe rejects China’s $10bn economy’s aid can prop up Mugabe regime


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Feb 2 (ANI): Zimbabwe has rejected concerns that China's move to help the country's ailing economy with a10 billion dollar package can prop up the Robert Mugabe regime.The Zimbabwean government has ... Read more...

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Technopark employees can now pay bills at campus


January 19th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) Over 30,000 employees at the Technopark campus here can now seek the help of the Citizen Service Centre of the state-run Akshaya project to pay their bills as ... Read more...

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Kerala’s 50,000 teachers to get discounted laptops


January 8th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 8 (IANS) As many as 50,000 teachers in Kerala will soon be able to buy either a laptop or a netbook computer at a discounted price, according to an official.The ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Express arrives in West Midnapore


July 28th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) The Commonwealth Express, an exhibition train showcasing the Commonwealth Games to be held in New Delhi in October, arrived in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Tuesday. The exhibition train, ... Read more...

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IGNOU plans ICT education cluster for five countries


March 28th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is planning to start an Information Communication Technology (ICT) cluster in five South Asian countries for capacity ... Read more...

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Complete crime tracking mission fast: Chidambaram


March 11th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday asked his officers to stick to timelines and complete by 2012 the Crime Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) project, a ... Read more...

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Global meet to discuss digitising libraries


February 15th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Experts from the field of information communication technology and education will gather here for a four-day conference starting Feb 23 to discuss how to digitise the ... Read more...

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IGNOU world’s largest university: Unesco


January 17th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is the world's largest, with its student base extending to three million, Unesco has said. "IGNOU is the largest University in ... Read more...

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IGNOU and Unesco ink agreement for cooperation


January 11th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and Unesco Monday signed an agreement for cooperation for which the UN body will identify special programmes, facilitate outreach and ... Read more...

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Finnish companies on the lookout for Indian tie-ups


November 25th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Finland is planning to have a larger presence in India, with a delegation of more than 120 members arriving here, seeking to forge tie-ups in areas such ... Read more...

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Information technology, open resources key to higher education: experts


August 21st, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Providing access to quality higher education opportunities across India is possible only if emphasis is laid on open education with thrust on information communication technology (ICT), experts ... Read more...

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IGNOU inks deal to extend e-learning in east


July 8th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Wednesday signed a deal with the government's Department of Information and Technology to facilitate e-learning in east India's rural areas ... Read more...

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IGNOU enrolment to cross 2 million by January


December 28th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Enrolment at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is estimated to cross two million by January 2009, the university said Sunday.The current percentage of enrolment amounts ... Read more...

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‘Students should be imparted vocational education’


December 6th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madurai, Dec 6 (IANS) Stressing on the need to impart vocational training to school students, a Tamil Nadu minister Saturday said this was important for acquiring jobs in the booming information communication ... Read more...

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West Bengal completes rural e-governance project


September 15th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government, in association with microprocessor manufacturing major Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Monday announced successful completion of rural e-governance programme in the state.To bridge the digital ... Read more...

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Asia-Pacific tops in various telecom sectors: UN report


September 1st, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 1 (DPA) The Asia-Pacific region is the world's largest broadband market with 39 percent of the total, the largest mobile phone market with 1.4 billion subscribers and claims 42 percent ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM opens campus of ethnic Indian university


August 18th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 18 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmed Badawi opened the new campus of the ethnic Indian-run Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology, now renamed by its acronym, AIMST ... Read more...

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Indian telecom-media group sets up headquarters in Singapore


August 15th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
DPA Singapore, Aug 15 (DPA) An India-based group with interests in the information-communication technology sector is setting up its global headquarters in Singapore, news reports said Friday. The city state was picked because ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh announces new policy for women


August 12th, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 12 (IANS) A new policy for women in which there would be a "proper mechanism" to curb violence and crime against them was announced Tuesday by the Madhya Pradesh government. ... Read more...

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‘Tamil Nadu’s new information communication technology policy welcome’


July 30th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has welcomed the new Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Policy 2008-09 unveiled by the state government. With ... Read more...

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