Weekly Newsletter, 14 July, 2006 [Read articles of i4d June 2006 on Cultural diversity localisation and ICTs]


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NEWS

COMMUNITY RADIO
Community radio getting stronger in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=4593

When communication fails!
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=4617

Seven Waves radio station bags £2.2m Euro grant
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=4642

e-COMMERCE
eBay forbids Google Checkout service
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4605

SBI launches online business centre
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4649

Bank of India launches online trading service in Chennai
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4650

CBOP to outsource ATM network services to Euronet
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4629

'eBay eCommerce Guide' to provide basics of e-Commerce
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4630

EDUCATION
Chinese website to teach Chinese language
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4604

AHEd offers online education for Indian students
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4645

ADB loan to modernise Mongolia's education system
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4637

e-GOVERNANCE
India: Bihar govt. gets laptops under NeGP
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4595

Indian capital city courts to go computerised
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4607

CANI initiative in Nigeria
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4598

Indonesian project wins APEC Digital Opportunity Centre Awards
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4609

HIP delivers savings of £10 million
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4612

Second e-Government initiative in Cooper city, USA
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4619

UK: Patent Office emphasises Electronic Case System
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4654

UK: National database to unmask the unrealised potentials
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4657

eCOPS to enhance police
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4659

‘Crimestoppers Most Wanted’ website to fight against crime
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4633

ICT occupies a prominent position: Guebuza says
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4628

e-Invoicing and PPP save 120 - 150 million Euros in Denmark
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4623

HEALTH
eNotes to enter telemedicine and health information services market
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=4643

ESA hopes to bring efficiency in telemedicine
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=4621

LIVELIHOOD
Sanad’ service centres focus on self-employment of Omanis
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=8&newsid=4635

TECHNOLOGY
MetOp to be soon on its orbit
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4610

MS unveils Live.com and Windows Live Search
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4620

IBM to soon release Viper
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4646

Registration for .mobi in full swing
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4641

LCD PCs to hit the Indian market
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4631

Insat-4C mission unsuccessful
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4624

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Mobile entertainment set to become $5 billion business in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4596

LG unveils 'Chocolate' phone
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4648

MVAS industry to grow ten-fold by 2010 in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4647

Reliance Comm gets contract order from China Netcom
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4625

WIRELESS
Verizon unveils service to manage wireless LANs
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=4599

GENERAL
Harbinger in global top 20 learning process providers list
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4601

U.S. House bans Internet gambling
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4652

Internet usage rising in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4626



FEATURED ARTICLE
A Draft Proposal: The alternative e-Gov plan for the nation
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=135&typ=Features

Afghan Institute of Learning: Educating communities in reconstruction
http://www.i4donline.net/april05/afghan.asp

Jagriti: Revolutionising agriculture, the IT way
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=97&typ=Features

ANNOUNCEMENT
Ninth international conference on open-source ontology
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=16&newsid=4687

Call for nomination for the third annual Development Gateway Award
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=16&newsid=4688


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