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Regional languages changing India’s internet landscape

Regional languages changing India’s internet landscape

May 14, 2019

With the diverse nature of Indian demography, the growing use of local Indian languages online will change the country's internet landscape breaking the English language barrier.

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India shows a strong presence at WTM London 2018

India shows a strong presence at WTM London 2018

November 15, 2018

While a multitude of travel and tourism professionals attended WTM 2018 event and discussed about the latest trends, campaigns and issues of negative tourism, the Indian Pavilion offered niche tourism products like adventure, yoga and Ayurveda with its new Incredible India 2.0 ca...

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Google’s free WiFi project caters to 400 train stations in India

Google’s free WiFi project caters to 400 train stations in India

June 13, 2018

The project covered 100 of the busiest railway stations across India within the first year of its launch, thus enabling 15,000 people to experience the internet for the first time every day. Each station has a capacity of 1GB and the internet connection slows down after 30 minute...

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Stand-up comedy in India

Stand-up comedy in India

October 16, 2017

The comedians, armed with creativity are in no mood to leave you with that look on the face.

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Right to privacy in a modern democracy

Right to privacy in a modern democracy

August 25, 2017

The Supreme Court ruling on privacy settles the debate in India on this crucial issue, at least for now. But how does India compare to other democracies in protecting the privacy of its citizens?

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Netizens and their truce with fake news in India

Netizens and their truce with fake news in India

August 22, 2017

A Webaqoof is one who believes every word or information on the Internet and social media to be true is a new 21st century Hinglish dictionary word introduced by Shashi Tharoor, the Congress man known for his pertinent sense of humour.

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Is India ready for the digital industrial revolution?

Is India ready for the digital industrial revolution?

February 8, 2017

Coupling advanced technologies with the human capabilities would be the future of industrial revolution in the world. India, pushing digital innovation aims to gather the right momentum and strongly focuses on digital connectivity and cyber security.

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Indian online shoppers set to cross 100 million in 2017

Indian online shoppers set to cross 100 million in 2017

January 10, 2017

Surged by the improving infrastructure in the online space, Internet logistics and the rising number of handheld devices used in India, a recent study predicts that the number of online shoppers will cross 100 million by the end of 2017.

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Solar powered plane by Facebook to provide internet in India

Solar powered plane by Facebook to provide internet in India

November 9, 2016

Facebook is pushing for its solar powered ‘Aquila’ drone to take high speed internet connection to inaccessible and rural parts of India.

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Innovative ventures by students raising awareness

Innovative ventures by students raising awareness

September 7, 2016

Students in #Tamil Nadu crowd-funded a toilet for their friend who lacked the #basic necessity at home. In some other cases, students have been #victims of #exploitation. A #video displaying a teacher from #Chhattisgarh asking his students to give him a #massage went #viral on in...

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Authorities in India to discourage obscenity against women on social media

Authorities in India to discourage obscenity against women on social media

August 25, 2016

Witnessing increasing emotional abuse against women on social media platforms, the Ministry of Women and Child Development in India is all set to launch a social campaign to discourage people from using obscene words for women.

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Internet users expected to double by 2020, mostly from rural India

Internet users expected to double by 2020, mostly from rural India

August 22, 2016

According to "The Future of Internet in India”, the report compiled by Indian body The National Association of Software & Services Companies (Nasscom) and American internet solutions company Akamai Technologies, the number of internet users in India are expected to double b...

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