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Weekly Newsletters 2009


BSNL to put INR 160 billion in broadband infrastructure 01 – 05 January 2009
Internet users in rural India exceed 3.3 million 13 – 20 January 2009
India slips to 41st rank on Global Innovation
Index 2008-09
21 – 26 January 2009
UN-supported programme helps African orphans
in fight against
hunger and AIDS
27 January – 2 February 2009
Google launches Internet Bus in Tamil Nadu, India 3 – 9 February 2009
Bangladesh Telecentre establishes e-Centre 10 – 16 February 2009
UNEP partners Microsoft to address environmental
issues by leveragingtechnology
17 – 23 February 2009
BSNL rolls out rural broadband kiosk 23 February – 1 March 2009
Common service centres to generate 400,000 jobs 16 – 23 March 2009
UN scheme provides $18 million to five countries
to slash emissions create jobs
24 – 31 March 2009
Weekly Newsletters 2008


Capacity Building Scheme in India under NeGP 07-12 January 2008
Maldives opens world’s first virtual embassy 11-17 February 2008
Villagers across 12 states in India to benefit from
mobile banking
18-24 February 2008
Indian Government focuses on higher and technical
education
25 February-3 March 2008
e-Governance Scheme for cities finalised by Government
of India
10-16 March 2008
UN launches initiative to improve Internet access in
Asia-Pacific region
17-23 March 2008
Biofuel may harm women in rural areas: FAO 21-28 April 2008
APEC signs ‘Bangkok Declaration’ on cyber security 29 April-5May 2008
The Government Leaders Forum Asia draws huge
international crowd at Jakarta, Indonesia
6-12 May 2008
World Bank supports India’s SSA programme with
US$600 million
13-19 May 2008
EU to promote use of ICT in energy conservation 20-26 May 2008
Indian Government set to finalise action plan on
climate change
2-9 June 2008
Delhi High Court to Become Wi-Fi 17-21 June 2008
India ready with climate action plan 23-30 June 2008
World Bank: Developing countries need 170 billion
dollars to adapt impact of climate change
01-06 September 2008
Google to digitize newspaper archives 08-13 September 2008
Asia-Pacific economies trying to overcome
Internet gap
15-20 September 2008
Nokia unveils Nokia Data Gathering software to
deliver critical social services
22-27 September 2008
Study: Farmers face challenges in adapting to climate change 29 September- 3 October 2008
World Bank releases ICT development funds to Africa 6 – 11 October 2008
Passport alerts on Mobile 13 – 17 October 2008
Andreas Schild receives the first Sir Edmund Hillary
Himalayan Environment Award
20 – 25 October 2008
PANOS survey finds out status of CR stations in West Africa 27 Oct – 3 November 2008
ICT facilities to be expanded to 30 more UICs 3 – 8 November 2008
A new ICT entrepreneurship development programme in the offing 15 – 22 November 2008
DoT to auction lesser number of 3G licenses 2 – 8 December 2008
Is radiation-induced mutation harmful?  9 – 15 December 2008
Study: Farmers face challenges in adapting to climate change 16 – 22 December 2008
Weekly Newsletters 2007


Prabhavi Community Radio, the first Internet radio in Sri-Lanka 24-30 March 2007
Airtel to be provider of Iffco farm info  13-19 April 2007
Haryana farmers use SMS service for agricultural problems 27 Apri – 3 May 2007
USAID brings Indian farmers, retailers in single platform  4-10 May 2007
Cardamom e-Auction set for launch in mid-July, 2007 in India 15-21 June 2007
APEDA, India develops software to track grapes  22-28 June 2007
Gates’ offers agri-kiosks to Maharashtra  29 June-5 July 2007
Farm women plan mobile vending unit in Tamil Nadu (India) 6-12 July 2007
ADB Assisting Vietnam in Improving Quality, Safety of Agricultural Products 13-19 July 2007
e-krishi makes Onam happier for farmers in Kerala (India) 25-30 August 2007
e-Agriculture initiatives for Togolese (Africa) farmers 31 August-6 September 2007
Filipino Farmers turn into Internet surfers 7-14 September 2007
Centre puts e-auction in spices on fast track 15-20 September 2007
Indian mobile phone subscribers crosses 200
million mark
21- 28 September 2007
Indian Govt. plans for national WiMAX group 28 September – 04 October 2007
Indian Govt. to set up data centres in 28 states 05-11 October 2007
Release of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index   09-15 November 2007
YouTube moves into education 16-22 November 2007
Broadband connectivity revolutionizes education on remote Maldives atolls 23-30 November 2007
AMARC, Senate passes community radio broadcasting bill 01-07 Deceember 2007
Nigeria combats HIV/AIDS through mobile phones 08-14 December 2007
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