information technology

India offers to build IT, educational infrastructure for Turkmenistan


September 19th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India on Wednesday offered to build information technology (IT) and educational infrastructure for Turkmenistan to provide better education.The offer was made by India's Communications Minister ... Read more...

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South Korea’s IT exports grow


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 11 (IANS) South Korean exports of information technology (IT) products grew for the first time in six months due to solid demand for display panels and system chips, ... Read more...

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Reverse flow begins from northeast to south - but slowly (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) With trepidation and hope that things would be back to normal, people from the northeast of India who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune, centres of ... Read more...

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Work landlines all set to disappear soon


August 29th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Due to the growth of technology, research has said that the use of work landlines will soon be forgotten. This was reported by a very executive ... Read more...

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Government notifies guidelines for social media use


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Amid the misuse of online social networks, the government Thursday announced it has notified two important frameworks and guidelines which will enable government agencies ... Read more...

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Twitter assures to cooperate after PMO complains


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Popular microblogging site Twitter has assured the government cooperation after the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) complained about six accounts with objectionable content that impersonated the ... Read more...

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Only one hacking in last three years: Antony


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India's defence establishment has recorded only one breach of security by hackers from outside in the last three years, parliament was informed Wednesday.Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

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Will.I.AM to join IT course


August 14th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) Singer Will.I.Am is fascinated by code writing and planning to go back to school to study Information Technology."Next year I am going to school to ... Read more...

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E-governance can reduce corruption: Meghalaya governor


July 20th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Exhorting all stakeholders to use technology as agent of progress and embrace change, Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Friday said e-governance can reduce corruption and improve accountability."IT ... Read more...

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UP to launch state portal for citizen welfare


July 19th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Thursday announced it will launch a web portal from Aug 1 to provide services like civil supplies, employment registration, and old age pension ... Read more...

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Goa mulling policy to attract investment in IT sector


July 17th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 17 (IANS) The Goa government could soon come up with a policy to attract investment in the Information Technology (IT) sector, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the Goa ... Read more...

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Bihar to bring IT to madrassas


June 26th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 26 (IANS) The Bihar government plans soon to bring information technology (IT) to the state's madrassas for modern education, Minority Welfare Minister Shahid Ali Khan has said."It'll help ... Read more...

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Four killed, over 50 wounded in Pakistan bombing (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) At least four people were killed and more than 50 injured Monday when a bomb fixed to a car exploded and hit a bus carrying university ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ajman ruler issues decree on e-Government


June 17th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 17 (IANS/WAM) In a bid to facilitate the electronic transformation and enable public departments benefit from modern technologies, a decree has been issued to set up the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chandy launches project in Smart City Kochi


June 9th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 9 (IANS) Kerala Saturday stepped up efforts to make itself prominent on the IT map of India and the world with Chief Minister Oomen Chandy launching a project ... Read more...

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Air India deploys new roaster system to cut manipulations


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Air India has switched from manual to an electronic crew management system to stop manipulations in the allocation of flight duties to employees.The airline resorted ... Read more...

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China to boost strategic industries


May 30th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) In a bid to combat the economic slowdown, Chinese government will encourage development of seven emerging strategic industries, it was declared in a guideline Wednesday."It is ... Read more...

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China to become biggest IT consumer in Asia-Pacific


May 19th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) China will soon surpass Japan to become the biggest consumer of IT products and services in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).China's ... Read more...

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Air India call centres being run by IndiGo’s mother firm


May 18th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A probe is on to find out whether Air India lost market share or any revenue by awarding the contract to manage its ticketing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Domestic IT market grew to Rs.918 billion in 2011-12′


May 18th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The domestic Information Technology (IT) market has grown 16.7 percent to Rs.918 billion during 2011-2012, Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot said ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

152 mn 3G users in China


May 18th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) China's 3G users reached 152 million by the end of March, almost a 10-fold increase from two years ago, show official figures released.The country's mobile online ... Read more...

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ITC’s Sri Lankan subsidiary acquires land in Colombo


May 16th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Cigarette-to-hotel multi-business major ITC Ltd. Tuesday said its wholly-owned subsidiary WelcomHotels Lanka Private Limited (WLPL) has acquired land in Colombo to set up a mixed-used ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Additional $1.3 billion for defence communication network


May 9th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A proposal is being processed for a Rs.5,236 crore ($1.3 billion) exclusive pan-India optical fibre cable (OFC) for the defence forces to enable them to ... Read more...

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‘Bengal could attract Rs.10 bn IT investment in 18 months’


April 30th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) West Bengal could attract around Rs.10 billion investment in the Information Technology (IT) sector in the next one-and-half years, Computer Association of Eastern India said Monday."Definitely, ... Read more...

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Delhi’s per-capita income three times the national average


April 27th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The average income of Delhiites is expected to be Rs.1.75 lakh for the year 2011-12, almost 3 times the national average of around Rs.60,000, according ... Read more...

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CA sets up Asia innovation centre in Hyderabad


April 24th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) US software and solutions company CA Technologies has set up its Asia innovation unit at its development centre here in partnership with the International Institute ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

A billion cellphone users in China!


April 20th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) The number of cellular phone users in China has surpassed one-billion mark following an increase of over 32 million users in the first quarter of this ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

45,000 youth in northeast to get IT training


April 12th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Benefiting around 45,000 students in the northeastern region, the cabinet Thursday approved a Rs.388.68 crore project to train the youth in the areas of ... Read more...

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A billion mobile phones in China; 3G penetration low


April 1st, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 1 (IANS) Even though China reached a milestone in February when the number of mobile phone users in the country surpassed one billion, the 3G penetration rate ... Read more...

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China records over 1 billion cell phone users


March 30th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) The number of mobile users in China surpassed the one billion-mark this February, the Chinese government has announced.The total number of mobile phone users increased by ... Read more...

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Cancer patients, rediscover joys of learning (With images)


March 30th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Nashik, March 30 (IANS) Many young cancer patients will now have a chance to enrol themselves in short-term courses in photography, animation and painting and get on with the wonders ... Read more...

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Create IT friendly climate in UP, Akhilesh tells officials


March 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) Keeping up with his promise to promote Information Technology (IT) in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday directed his officials to make ... Read more...

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Thai princess to arrive in Pakistan Monday


March 19th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) Thailand's Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn will arrive on a three-day visit in Pakistan Monday.The visiting princess is expected to discuss bilateral relations, economic ties and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

More money for setting up new IIMs, IIITs,


March 16th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Increasing the budget allocation on education by 17 percent, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherkee Friday allocated Rs.150 crore for setting up new Indian Institutes of Management ... Read more...

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Chinese shipping aims for global leadership


March 13th, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 13 (IANS) China will strive to become a global leader in shipbuilding by 2015, the country's industrial authority said Monday.Over the next three years, the overall quality of ... Read more...

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