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    a start up focused on health and fitness centered mobile apps New Delhi Prototyze and actress activist and fitness advocate Gul Panag join hands to start MobieFit a start up focused on health and fitness centered mobile apps MobieFit is a venture focused on fitness through mobile applications It is one among many ventures born at Prototyze an incubator founded by Gourav Jaswal Gul Panag is a Co Founder of

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    Numbers Authority IANA stewardship to the multi stakeholder community and the renewal of the mandate of the Internet Governance Forum It is necessary to work fast on this as continuing with the status quo is not politically sustainable On ICT standardisation the EU Delegation has just launched a new cooperation project which will support cooperation between the European and Indian telecom standards development organisations ETSI and TSDSI and their work with stakeholders from government industry and research In her presentation the Joint Secretary Jaya described the new trend of Twiplomacy PMO leveraging Twitter to interact with citizens world leaders and providing updates She shared the digital and social media outreach programme for the key public initiatives of the Indian Government such as Make in India Digital India My Clean India Ganga Manthan Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Shramev Jayate etc Issues around content management social media response management social media sentiment analytics and social media trends and tracking were discussed India currently has 213 million active users of the Internet of which 112 million are Facebook users 22 2 million twitter users and 26 million LinkedIn users Twitter has emerged as the platform of influencers As for mobile phones there are 572 million urban and 398 million rural users 40 of broadband users are in rural area Issues related to internet policy successful use of digital and social media by public institutions civil societies media and corporates how to tackle misleading information on social media importance of research in drafting internet policy etc were discussed during the panel discussion This facilitated the exchange of opinions and expertise regarding how digital and social media has elicited large community response and brought about social change and economic progress Pranjal Sharma said Challenges and opportunities of social media all around the world in democratic

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    conviction is more important than money believes Dr Sreedher a Community Media expert more Related topics Communications Community Radio India South Asia Radio Benziger bags award for TB awareness campaign 31 03 2015 Kerala s Kollam District TB Centre conferred the award on Radio Benziger for its out of box ideas more Management a tough nut for campus radio stations 18 03 2014 Every station has a unique problem and should be looked at independently said Dr Sanjay Mishra Director Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia CEMCA more Related topics Communications Community Radio India South Asia India s National Community Radio Awards 2014 presented 13 03 2014 Community Radio JU from West Bengal was awarded Most Creative Innovative programme content Award more Related topics Communications Community Radio India South Asia Community Radio is the best tool to raise disaster alarm 14 03 2014 Community radio presents a platform for a two way platform for exchange of knowledge said Dr Muzaffar Ahmed Member of India s National Disaster Management Authority more Related topics Communications Community Radio India South Asia Community Radio can strengthen the democratic process 14 03 2014 Community Radio stations should become a force for social and economic transformation

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    for Community Radio UNESCO 14 03 2015 Experts from various organisations highlighted the role of Community Radio in giving voice to young men and women more Web based tool to monitor atrocities on dalits tribals 12 02 2015 National Dalit Movement for Justice NDMJ NCDHR to hold Training Workshops to promote the use of Atrocity Tracking and Monitoring ATM System more UN joins global call to boost online safety for children 11 02 2015 According to ITU in 2013 30 per cent of the world s youth were digital natives more India launches National Voter Service Portal 10 02 2015 Users can visit the website and click on to National Voter Service Portal link to avail the services more Ricoh launches ClassTech a digital classroom for private schools 05 02 2015 HCL Learning enters into a strategic partnership with Ricoh India to enter the Indian education space more Bhutan Internet usage for terrorist activities an emerging concern 03 02 2015 While the internet has emerged as one of the most valuable means of communication it is also being exploited for the purposes of terrorism more Delhi to host rural broadband technologies summit 16 01 2015 Convergence India expo brings together

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    to their customers providing secured access to financial services replacing the investment in traditional infrastructures more Mobile app drive to ward off garbage stench 06 01 2015 A mobile app has launched a new campaign called raiseastink across social platforms to address the perpetual increase in garbage heaps more Year 2014 South Asia seeks to bridge the digital divide 31 12 2014 Digital initiatives launched by India Pakistan Bangladesh Bhutan and Sri Lanka are a stunning reminder of a vital role played by technological interventions in developing countries more Image Credits Digital India Rural Related topics Pakistan Bangladesh Bhutan India Digital South Asia Indian states to have SMART police stations shortly 30 12 2014 The Indian ministry for Home Affairs will work with state governments for setting up more SMART Police Stations during the next financial year more HDFC Bank launches e payment gateway for Kanpur Municipal Corporation 26 12 2014 This is first of its kind initiative to enable quick and easy payment of property tax more CII launches the National Mission on Digital India 22 12 2014 Aruna Sundararajan CMD BBNL stressed on the need for creating institutional mechanism for rolling out digital India scheme more Orange and USAID to boost mHealth innovations in Africa 18 12 2014 Future services will use integrated mHealth platforms and Orange mobile networks to communicate alerts and share resources around family planning and maternal health more Digital India Conclave 2014 to intensify Digital India initiative 03 12 2014 India Inc along with FICCI Invest India and Chase India to spearhead the programme exploring the potential of India US collaboration on making Digital India a reality more 76 percent rickshaw pullers in Dhaka use mobile banking 01 12 2014 The Bangladesh Bank has so far given license to 28 banks to operate mobile

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    has been ranked fourth among the top ten nations in the world with 81 million Internet users United states tops the chart with 220 million Internet users followed by China with 210 million and Japan with 88 1 million more Image Credits National Flag of India Related topics Population Internet One laptop per child benefits Nepal 19 12 2008 With their little green laptops students in Nepal now find their

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    hope for Bangladesh i Gyan Utsob i which took place earlier this month focussed on digitalising local administration school education and community e centres in Bangladesh Related topics regions ICTs Bangladesh Governance Year 2014 South Asia seeks to bridge the digital divide Digital initiatives launched by India Pakistan Bangladesh Bhutan and Sri Lanka are a stunning reminder of a vital role played by technological interventions Related topics regions Pakistan Bangladesh Bhutan Year 2014 South Asia seeks to bridge the digital divide Digital initiatives launched by India Pakistan Bangladesh Bhutan and Sri Lanka are a stunning reminder of a vital role played by technological interventions Related topics regions Pakistan Bangladesh Bhutan Hackers to tap IT innovations in sanitation IT professionals begin a cross continental virtual brainstorming session to look for sanitation solutions Related topics regions ICTs Bangladesh Digital Bangladesh Empowering women through ICTs Development Research Network s policy brief b i Digital Bangladesh and gender equality i b shows how the digital shift can create more opportunities for Related topics regions Gender ICTs Bangladesh Cell phones can speed up malaria treatment study Mobile phones along with local knowledge and field support can help to ensure the effective diagnosis and treatment of malaria in remote rural areas Related topics regions Bangladesh Health South Asia Bangladesh mulls to make computer education compulsory IT Business Incubator would be set up in public universities and scope would be created for research on IT said the Bangladeshi Premier Sheikh Hasina Related topics regions South Asia Education Bangladesh Picture stories Using photography as a tool young people in Bangladesh are narrating the beauty and tragedy of their lives Their collections exhibited and published in a Related topics regions Youth Communications ICTs Bangladesh Bangladesh connected Bangladesh has launched web portals for each of its 64 districts that will

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    in Japan is set to get an ICT boost with trial of a farm information sensing network that would improve cultivation in Related topics regions ICTs Agriculture Innovations India launches helpline for perishable food transporters The toll free number will help in creating database of common logistical hurdles experienced on highways by the reefer operators Related topics regions ICTs India Digital Punjab farmers to enjoy e payment The Punjab government along with FCI is all set to introduce e payment system for the farmers who sell their produce to the government Payment will be Related topics regions Farming Agriculture Economy UK supports FAO programme to improve agri data access in developing countries A funding partnership with the UK is supporting the Food and Agriculture Organisation to improve availability of agricultural data to governments and farmers Related topics regions Data Agriculture Partnerships Supporting food security through remote sensing technology A new partnership looks at using remote sensing based information and insurance for crops in emerging economies focusing on Asia s staple crop rice The Related topics regions Food Science and Technology Agriculture US agriculture portal adapted for Philippine farmers Farmers in Phillipines can now receive information and access expert advice on agriculture best practices through an online eXtension portal which has been Related topics regions ICTs Agriculture A new SMS system for Mozambique farmers IFC a member of the World Bank Group is launching with two Mozambican partners an information texting service for farmers and small business as part of its Related topics regions Farming Agriculture Mobiles ICTs Temperature maps to monitor animal well being A new application for thermal imaging technology to monitor surface temperature gradients on animals has been developed by The Mississippi State University s Related topics regions Development Technology ICTs Agriculture A simple exchange system Farmers in Kenya and Nigeria use a unique SMS service to share information Next2 s SMS service in Kenya and Nigeria lets farmers share local knowledge Related topics regions Development SMS ICTs Agriculture ITC launches interactive mobile telephony for tobacco farmers The Indian Leaf Tobacco Development ILTD Division of ITC is exploring mobile telephony based technology tools for personalised farmer communication Related topics regions Development ICTs Internet Kenya 250 000 farmers to get tips on mobile phones Approximately 250 000 small holder farmers in Kenya can now get reliable and relevant agricultural information via their mobile phones following a partnership Related topics regions SMS Agriculture Mobiles A bridge between farmers and the web Kenyan farmer Zack Matere searches the web for useful agricultural information then posts it on notice boards around his community helping other producers Related topics regions Development Web ICTs Social media help farmers restore lost crops Along with other forms of social media Twitter is bridging the gap between farmers and consumers Social media has also buoyed the small non commodity Related topics regions Social Media ICTs Agriculture Dairy farmers on the web to highlight their plight Dairy operators in California are using social media tools to educate people

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