i4d Weekly Newsletter, 15 - 20, September 2007
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NEWS


AGRICULTURE
Centre puts e-auction in spices on fast track
GRISERV to help Monsanto 'educate' farmers
Computerisation of land registration in October, 2007


e-GOVERNANCE
Soon Indians will utility bill via online
BSNL broadband to connect districts, subordinate courts
MP (India) Govt sets up school for good governance


EDUCATION
Amity to launch educational TV in India
NIOS launches online payment system in India
MDU's rural B-school goes mobile
Nigerian firm Zinox Partners Intel, Microsoft to Empower Students
ITAN calls for Computer in School Task Force


HEALTH
First 'pharmacovigilance' center launched in India
Tanzania keen on tie-ups with Bangalore hospitals for telemedicine


LIVELIHOODS
IFAD fund approves nearly $200 million in grants and loans to help rural poor
Top leaders pledge for helping poor economies to reap benefits from global trade


m-SERVE
BPL Mobile debuts Mobile Tracking solution in India
TRAI urges Govt to boost broadband growth
Reliance, Airtel among 12 firms for Qatar mobile licence


OPEN SOURCE
IBM to offer free software in Word, Excel and Power Point


SME
National IP skill enhancement program launched in India
Asian Development Outlook 2007 Update forecasts growth rate of 8.3% during 2007
Seshasayee asks for creation of large clusters for large, knowledge-based organisations


TECHNOLOGY
New satellite to sharpen Google Earth
Sign language in virtual worlds makes life easier for deaf people: IBM


TELECENTRE
Ericsson launches rural broadband initiative in Tamil Nadu


WIRELESS
BSNL launches Wi-Fi service in Himachal Pradesh (India)

INTERVIEW
Name: Dr. Emmanuel C Lallana and Lars H. Bestle
Publish Date: 05 September 2007
Designation & Organisation:GIF Project Adviser, UNDP-APDIP and Programme Specialist, UNDP-APDIP

ANNOUNCEMENT
Young Social Entrepreneursí Forum @ GK3
Location: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia
Date: 11-13 December 2007

IFC and FT's Essay Competition Encourages Innovation
Organisations: Rural Marketing Agencies Association of India (RMAAI) & NASSCOM
Last Date: September 30, 2007

UNESCO Prize for Rural Communication $ 20,000
Location: UNESCO Headquarters, France
Date: 26 to 28 March 2008

EVENTS
Digital Asia e-Gov Summit (DAEG07)
27-28 November, 2007
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Biomedical Asia 2008
14-17 April 2008
Suntec International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Singapore

Mobile Content World Asia 2008
25-27 April 2008
Suntec International Exhibition & Convention Centre - Singapore

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