Weekly Newsletter, 15 September, 2006 [Read articles of i4d august 2006 on Media and ICTs]


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NEWS

AGRICULTURE
SUC to develop e-Learning module for agricultural extension workers in Philippines
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=1&newsid=5536

e-COMMERCE
eBay in charity platform
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5585

EDUCATION
One computer for 25,000 elementary students in Philippines: DepEd
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5527

'IT best means of power to eliminate poverty’: says Feroz Mahmud
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5521

UNICEF gives ICT training to teachers in Nigeria
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5524

ICT in education in Zenica
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5545

DepEd conducts ICT training workshop in Philippines
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5553

ICT tutors to be trained in Ruby Programming Language
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5549

NIIT presents eGuru awards to 45 teachers in India
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5556

Akshaya e-School programme to be launched in Malappattom, Kerala
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5565

Image launches curriculum on e-Learning and mobile gaming in Kerala
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5581

NIIT, IIMs team up
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5579

e-GOVERNANCE
Saudi Arabia lacks strategic planning for e-Government: Khalid Al-Tawil
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5543

BSP sharpens e-Government process in Brunei
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5538

Saudi to extend Internet access to all areas of the Kingdom
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5533

US government bodies plan to expand use of RFID
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5567

India: Municipal Council of Ramanagaram to have GIS and MIS soon
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5569

ICT services to be carried out nationwide in Philippines
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5577

Tollgate goes online in Andhra Preadesh, India
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5588

EG2KM to enhance e-Governance
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5573

HEALTH
eNotes Systems to provide network for telemedicine
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5586

Satellite medical centre launched in Chennei
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5591

LIVELIHOOD
Tamil Nadu has potential to achieve 25 percent of Indian ICT market
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=8&newsid=5517

OPEN SOURCE
Malaysia plans to move into second phase of open source initiative
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=5563

FOSS bill to lower the cost of maintaining IT systems in Philippines
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=5575

TECHNOLOGY
Cameras for metro rail coaches in Delhi
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5544

MAIT and Japan EITA join hands to promote ICT growth
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5558

IBM develops new business finder technology
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5582

MS introduces Live Search, replacing MSN search
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5583

TELECENTRE
Spectrum Interactive to install Internet desks at London Luton airport
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=13&newsid=5547

DTI SME Centres provide free Internet access to SMEs
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=13&newsid=5551

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Village Phone Programme crosses 250,000 subscriber base
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5539

Saudi to extend Internet access to all areas of the Kingdom
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5533

ETC signs MoU with three Chinese telecom companies
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5561

BSNL investing Rs 10cr to widen cell network in Vizag
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5571

ITU to unveil report on ICT/Telecoms development in LDCs
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5574

WIRELESS
IT giants outline vision for satellite towns in Tamil Nadu, India
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=5531

TECORE to deploy CDMA wireless local loop network in Iraq
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=5559

GENERAL
80 speakers and 1,500 unique visitors were there at Connect 2006
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5529

Philippines should forge a mutual recognition agreement with India: Santiago
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5546

Celtel launches Internet service in Kenya
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5554

Shaadi.com plans to expand its offline business
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5557

African e-Network project gaining ground in Ethiopia
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5570

Nortel, Telus team up to develop Internet TV
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5584

Computer training to be imparted in Telugu for government staffs in AP, India
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5590

Kenya seeks own Internet cable
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5592

FEATURED ARTICLE
Telecentre Movement in the Pacific: Connecting the island communities
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=422&typ=Features

Ecotourism Sustainability in Malaysia: Cyber solution to ecotourism rating
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=394&typ=Features

HIV/AIDS in India: Struggles for rights, equity, power
http://www.i4donline.net/articles/current-article.asp?articleid=486&typ=Features



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