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Google to digitize newspaper archives
In another initiative in making information reach the masses, Google has plans for digitising the newspaper archives of the major newspapers worldwide.



CDAC and NIC signes MoU for e-Governance Project
Now India will have indigenous Operating System for the country's various e-Governance projects. In this regard, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Department of Information Technology has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with National Informatics Centre (NIC).


e-Payments for insurance customers
Kerala to make e-filing of tax returns compulsory                                                                       


President of India launches National Teachers' portal
The President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil launched a national portal for teachers www.teachersofindia.org, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today on the occasion of Teachers' Day. Launching the Portal the President said it is definitely a medium to improve the quality of education in schools and will also improve the teacher-student interaction in class.


Intel announces Rs 5,000 desktop
OLPC Seeks ITU's Help to Promote Laptops


C-DAC software to aid healthcare sector
If the new software developed by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC ) is accepted by medical equipment manufacturers and service providers, patients with medical history will no longer need to worry about maintaining their records and its compatability with different softwares.


PwC backs PPP in healthcare
A home early warning system for cardiac patients
IT can improve healthcare delivery say experts


Public Telephone service in every Indian village by 2009 end
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), the state owned telecom operator has begun the work on the second phase of installing public telephones in the remaining 50,000 villages after getting the green signal from Department of Telecommunications (DoT).

3G mobile service to be launched by MTNL by month end
Mobiles boost 'school standards'

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