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  • Transliteration service on your mobile
    A new technology will allow Indian mobile users to communicate and express themselves in their local languages. The service being made available by Tachyon in ...
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  • Website to serve South Asian diaspora
    The Institute of South Asian Studies has launched a new web link to reach out to the far-flung diaspora. Starting off with a newsletter and a database of South ...
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  • Child radio RJs of the 'City of Joy'
    Armed with little digi-recorders, Children of Kolkata are producing their own programmes that show their concern for the city, environment and health. Trained ...
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  • Clicking problems away
    A new range of online services from psychiatric help to legal assistance over personal and professional problems are becoming very popular in India. Anonymous ...
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  • India to get e-passports next year
    Biometric passports that have already been implemented in over 70 countries will be made available to Indian citizens next year. The security microcontroller ...
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  • India's new satellite to monitor oceans
    Oceansat-2, the country's second ocean studies satellite was launched this week to keep watch over the seas and study changes in the earth's atmosphere. With ...
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  • Hi-tech autos for India's capital
    A new range of eco-friendly autorickshaws with cutting-edge technologies will be introduced in India’s national capital, coinciding with the Commonwealth ...
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  • Nano filters for the masses in India
    India’s Tata Group has launched a compact energy efficient water purifier, <i>Tata Swachh</i> that can save millions of lives from waterborne diseases. It uses ...
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  • GPS Road Pilot navigator to explore India
    India's leading maps and GPS navigation solutions provider, MapmyIndia has launched a new device, Road Pilot, which will revolutionise the mapping industry. A ...
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  • 2012: the year of the internet in India
    With growing mobile phone penetration and increasing access to internet on devices beyond the pc, this new year may be the heralding of a new age of the ...
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  • 3G-based crime-buster solution for NIA
    A Technopark-based mobile value-added services provider will now assist the National Investigation Agency (NIA), to track down crimes across distances in India.
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  • An e-disaster management plan
    An administrative district in Maharashtra, India has implemented an ICT based comprehensive and effective solution to respond to recurring disasters.
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EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
» Online climate conference
Online,  November 5, 2012.
» Open Knowledge Festival 2012
Helsinki, Finland,  September 17,2012.
» ITU Green Standards Week
39, quai du Président Roosevelt 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France,  September 17

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