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    fares poorly in global ICT ranking India stood 69th among 142 nations in inherent ability and capacity to leverage information and communication technologies ICT for progress in the recent Related topics regions ICTs India Community broadcasters demand more rights The Bangalore declaration issued at the conclusion of the regional assembly of community radio broadcasters held in India has called for more space on the Related topics regions Community Radio Civil society India First state portal on climate change unveiled in India The portal http skmccc net claims to be a one stop destination for climate change knowledge management in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh Related topics regions Climate Change India South Asia 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 Radio Erasing superstitious and fictitious beliefs Radio is a better tool for eradicating the superstitions rooted deep in the people writes Dr R Sreedher Related topics regions India IT Communications eGovernance to cover all commercial activity in India The MCA21 project will foray seamless eGovernance practices that promise to improve interaction between the government and business while optimizing revenue Related topics regions Digital India IT India launches e gov app store for speedy delivery of e services The e gov app will be a national level common repository of productized allocations components that can be re used by various government agencies Related topics regions South Asia India Digital Low internet penetration questions achievement of MDGs in Angola Angola in comparison to other countries in southern Africa has continued lower levels of internet access Related topics regions Africa India IT Banking on mobile phones for scaling up health services BBC Media Action s policy briefing reveals how mobile phones could lead to sustainable and scalable business model in the healthcare segment that can reach Related topics regions India Health Mobiles Information HDFC Bank launches e payment facility for Margao Municipal Council The e payment facility would be the first of its kind initiative in Goa to enable quick and easy payment of house tax Related topics regions South Asia India E Governance Digital India An all Dalit women radio station i Sangam Radio i an initiative of the Deccan Development Society is helping marginalised women in southern India articulate their concerns and Related topics regions Community Radio India Gender Mozilla web browser soon for cell phones Mozilla is planning to launch its web browser Fennec for mobile phones with touchscreen support and pop up blockers integrated with tab browsing interface Related topics regions Technology ICTs India Camerawomen of rural India Feisty unlettered women in a southern Indian state record their own lives and cultures and that of communities They also train women like themselves in other Related topics regions Gender India Media Catalysing knowledge for development The Indian cabinet has approved setting up of a National Knowledge Network to encourage sharing of knowledge specialized

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    Appropriate Technology Choice OneWorld South Asia Info keywords filed under Human Rights Afghanistan Vocational Education Open source Bangladesh Information Myanmar Funding and grants Disability Research Environment Globalization Health Sri Lanka Internet Policy Civil society Economy Development Infrastructure United Nations Internet Governance Entrepreneurship Connectivity China Gender Peace Poverty Law Blogging Population Nepal Wireless Technologies Capacity building MDGs Climate Change New Media Disease Advocacy Communications Software Social Equity Aid Security Telecentre E

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    free mobile service is helping as an online tracing tool to aid refugees search for their families as discreetly as they want and with very basic Related topics regions Human Rights Media Innovations Google reacts strongly after cyber attack in China Google has raised serious concerns over the security breach of Gmail accounts of Chinese human rights activists Citing these to be targeted attacks by third Related topics regions Human Rights Cybercrimes Access to knowledge Internet Real world contentions spill on to the net The Google episode in China is an indication that cyberspace may soon become the next war arena in the fight for basic human freedoms observes b i John Related topics regions Human Rights Corruption and transparency Internet Governance Mobile phones radio promote rights in Africa Mobile phones and FM Radio are the new tools used by the African population to build a vibrant civil society and ensure human rights says Amnesty Related topics regions Human Rights Civil society ICTs Mobiles Creating an inclusive society with ICTs b i Global Information Society Watch 2009 i b examines how information technology is advancing human rights and democracy across the world With country Related topics regions Human Rights Civil

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    Climate Change Action Appropriate Technology Choice OneWorld South Asia Info keywords Related topics regions Human Rights Afghanistan Vocational Education Afghan telemedicine project expedites patient diagnosis A tele radiology machine in a Bamyan hospital is attracting patients as remote diagnosis with experts in Kabul save money and travel The project is also Related topics regions Afghanistan Health Connectivity Afghan telecom to expand GSM 3G to remotest provinces The fiber optic services

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    Action Appropriate Technology Choice OneWorld South Asia Info keywords Related topics regions Human Rights Afghanistan Vocational Education Use internet for scaling up vocational education Top Indian official Unless modern technological tools like Internet are used to impart vocational training skilling cannot be scaled up said Dr Sam Pitroda chairman of India s Related topics regions South Asia Vocational Education Internet Digital India s rural job portals covering new grounds A

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    Ericsson Bangladesh Ltd The project which started back then on trial used the 3G HSPA 3rd generation high speed packet access technology This mobile broadband technology enables people to communicate with high speed data transfers and enjoy services like video calls mobile TV and high speed mobile broadband The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission BTRC gave Ericsson Bangladesh permission to deploy a demo 3G HSPA network in Dhaka in 2008 For the past few years general packet radio services GPRS and Edge based mobile internet have revolutionised the country s internet usage Now even in remote villages where there is no internet connectivity but mobile networks are present people are enjoying basic internet through their mobile phones Studies even reveal that many people in emerging markets experienced internet for the first time on their mobile phones At the recently held seminar by the GSM Association GSMA in Dhaka the world industry body of the GSM global system for mobile communications technology elaborated how mobile broadband technology will enable the population of Bangladesh embrace the range of social and economic benefits associated with increased internet penetration In order to achieve this the Bangladesh government and regulators should consider allocating 2100 MHz spectrum immediately that is required for HSPA mobile broadband deployment said Tom Phillips chief government and regulatory affairs officer at GSMA in an interview on the sidelines of a seminar Achieving 2021 A Digital Age for Bangladesh He said Bangladesh currently faces a number of obstacles to widespread broadband adoption including availability of fixed line infrastructure which remains poor particularly outside urban areas The GSMA official also stressed that with limited fixed line coverage unable to adequately serve the widely dispersed Bangladesh population more focus must be given to releasing the urgently needed spectrum for Mobile Broadband deployment At the seminar

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    possible by Mobile Learning Classroom Related topics regions Development ICTs Internet ActionAid mobile phone project in Kenya wins 2012 innovation award ActionAid s pilot communication project with infoasaid in drought affected Isiolo in Kenya has won this year s Innovation award at the 2012 Technology4Good Related topics regions Development ICTs Mobiles Portal to provide housing solutions to rural India Constructing a house in rural India might have become a tad easier IIT Delhi along with the Ministry of Rural Development launched the Rural Housing Knowledge Related topics regions Development ICTs Internet Malaysia Rolling out plans for ICT The Malaysian government is moving forward with one of its flagship projects an initiative that aims to make the information and communications technology Related topics regions Development ICTs Economy World Bank ICT can reduce poverty boost economic growth and improve governance The World Bank Group released its ambitious new ICT strategy aimed at helping developing countries use ICT to transform delivery of basic services drive Related topics regions Development ICTs Internet ICT for Greater Development Impact The World Bank Group s new Information and Communication Technology ICT Strategy aims at helping developing countries use ICT to transform delivery of basic Related topics regions Development ICTs Internet 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 Indonesia launches geo portal for disaster mitigation The Geospatial Information Agency Indonesia has launched an interactive map called Ina GeoPortal which aims to assist public sector organisations in their Related topics regions Development ICTs Disaster Management Connecting the Americas Filling in the ICT gaps The gap in access to voice telephony has largely been met in Latin America and the Caribbean due to the rapid rollout of mobile networks However the next Related topics regions Development ICTs Internet Innovative smartphone partnership fights polio in northern Nigeria As part of a ground breaking public private partnership to fight polio Nigeria is harnessing the power of smartphones to monitor real time performance of Related topics regions Development Technology ICTs Health Australia helps bring affordable ICT services in Kiribati Australia is helping the Government of Kiribati connect its people with each other and the rest of the world Related topics regions Development ICTs Technology Seoul launches location based complaint app South Korea s Capital city has launched early this week a location based mobile application which allows users to register complaints regarding community Related topics regions Development ICTs Mobiles Governance Intersection of ICTs and children on the move Linda Raftree in her blogpost gives us perspective on how ICTs can support and protect children who migrate Related topics regions Development ICTs 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

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    not only link Africa to the global knowledge economy but also foster infrastructure growth says b Calestous Related topics regions Connectivity Science and Technology Africa Economy Mobile phones helping combat crop diseases Grameen Foundation in partnership with Uganda s largest telecom operator is educating farmers on the methods to contain plantation diseases and improving Related topics regions Agriculture ICTs Africa Connectivity Open ICT standards will enable smarter ecosystems Openness of the standards on the Internet will facilitate easy connectivity and create more space for smart grid adoption writes b Tom Raftery b on a blog Related topics regions Connectivity ICTs Infrastructure Brazil faces acute digital divide A study by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics shows that almost 65 of Brazilians aged over 10 years do not have Internet access Although Related topics regions Connectivity ICTs Digital India to launch Spoken Web Services for farmers The Indian Government is planning a spoken web service that will prove to be a boon for farmers living in far flung areas Farmers across the country will have Related topics regions Connectivity Agriculture E Governance Bangladesh connected Bangladesh has launched web portals for each of its 64 districts that will be maintained by local authorities and provide information on education health Related topics regions Connectivity Bangladesh Internet News recordings soon in tribal dialects A unique new mobile technology developed by Microsoft India in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology will allow citizen journalists to leave Related topics regions Media India Connectivity Afghan telemedicine project expedites patient diagnosis A tele radiology machine in a Bamyan hospital is attracting patients as remote diagnosis with experts in Kabul save money and travel The project is also Related topics regions Afghanistan Health Connectivity Information highway to connect Bangladesh with neighbours An ambitious Information Highway Bangladesh Part scheduled to begin in July and completed by December 2011 will boost connectivity between South Asian Related topics regions Connectivity South Asia Bangladesh Information An innovative rural Facebook connecting farmers globally Sojabook is an online platform meant for farmers where they can share their problems and solutions to every day activities It already has 10 thousand users Related topics regions Connectivity ICTs Agriculture 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 Related topics regions Connectivity India Internet Rural Bolivia connects up via the net In San Ignacio de Moxos in north Bolivia the only internet connection available was an expensive and intermittent telephone connection Since March 2006 Related topics regions Connectivity ICTs Internet Ultra portable relief kit to aid disaster affected Network Relief Kit a portable device that provides steady internet access will enable people within the disaster zone to re connect with families and relief Related topics regions Connectivity ICTs Technology Disaster Management Web 2 0 aiding researchers The use of new software and web tools provided by Web 2 0 are

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