i4d Weekly Newsletter, 13-19 April, 2007
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Airtel to be provider of Iffco farm info
Mobile info service for farmers in Bangladesh
EU experts set to debate on three new GMO applications

ICAN calls CBN to review guidelines on e-Banking

Indian Election Commission asks foreign aid to establish e-Governance
UK Minister: India still faces challenges in e-Governance
e-District project for two Kerala districts (India)
Nepal's Ministry of General Administration goes online
West Bengal (India) and Reliance Communications are working together on promoting e-Governance
HP, the first state to acquire ISO certification
Indian Government switch to e-Procurement in all departments

IGNOU, India offers Internet facility to 1600 centres
Malaysia Education Ministry allocates RM72.1 million to boost ICT in pre-schools
IOL Broadband empowers e-Learning market in India
Kerala (India) ranks first in Education Development Index
First e-School launched in South Africa
Smart includes 50 more school in Smart school project in Philippines
Gemini receives INR 57.6 million to complete ICT Education project Punjab, India

UNís environmental television products to be showcased at industry conference
Azerbaijan keen to cooperate with India in ICT development
Britain urges socially responsible business practices

HIV/AIDS prevalence is rising in the Asia-Pacific region: WHO
IDRC receives US $ 1 million Gates Foundation Grant to fight vector borne diseases

States should promote jobs and education for older people: UN Commission
Poverty Drops below 1 billion: World Bank

CII warns of slowdown in economic growth
IMIS develops infotech model for SMEs in Orissa (India)
NCAER sees growth rate of 8.3 percent in FY08 for India
European Union asks for focusing on innovation in the field of biotechnology
CII Survey says power supply impacting bottomlines of SMEs in India
SME hit by RBI policy: Apex Chamber of Commerce and Industry
IMF wants a better monetary policy to control inflation in India

High broadband networks are needed in Britain: BSG
The Iris project of the the Department of Defense, USA
ADB and Microsoft forge partnership to promote ICT in Asia and the Pacific

Internet postman connects isolated villages
Internet empowers rural India
DoT, India plans to bridge digital divide
Kenya should learn lesson from Malaysia in implementing ICT
Low cost computer to help rural Uganda
Telecom companies come together to set up IT kiosks in rural India

BSNL plans to expand connectivity in rural Maharashtra, India
DoT, to provide broadband connections to 45000 Indian villages

London city goes Wi-Fi
Singapore Wi-Fi Deployment offers best practices for Municipalities Worldwide

Publish Date: 07 April 2007
Interviewer: PRACHI SHIRUR

Navigating RFID Adoption Roadmap
Date : 25-26 Apr 2007
Location : Mumbai - India

First Supply Chain Management & Logistics Forum
Date: 21-22 Jun 2007
Location: Mumbai, India

Information Officer
International Criminal Court
Location: The Hague
Last Date: April 30, 2007
Email: applications@icc-cpi.int

Head of the Water & Urban Services Department
Groupe SCE India
Location: Bangalore, India
Last Date: May 15, 2007
Email: expert.recruitment@gmail.com

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