Weekly Newsletter, 16 June, 2006 [Read articles of i4d May 2006 on ICT and Microfinance]


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NEWS

AGRICULTURE
ICT in support of food security in Africa
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=1&newsid=4154

EDUCATION
China to give a big boost to its education sector
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4184

Website to help students to pursue education in Australia
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4157

Women’s access to ICT world to be enhanced
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=4141

e-COMMERCE
e-Bay India: Makes local sellers to reach out global market
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=4165

e- GOVERNANCE
Dubai e-Gov signed MoU with Dubai Customs
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4177

Chinese leaders call for transparent e-Governance
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4172

Government of South Korea to protect e-Documents
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4175

Biman Bangladesh to adopt e-Ticketing system soon
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4188

Dubai e-Gov plans for quantum growth in ePayments
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4152

Tamil Nadu Government to set up IT task force
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4161

India map details on Net
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4163

Union Cabinet of India approved proposal for creation of NSDI
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4167

Indigenous software launched by Mizoram
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=4147

HEALTH
eHealth on secure path
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=4134

US market for PACS and RIS will grow to $3 billion
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=4143

TECHNOLOGY
DevInfo 5.0: A new version of ‘DevInfo’ released
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4181

Syntensia to set up software development centre in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4153

Microsoft to launch the online version of TechEd
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4164

Mobile future of Google
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4135

Mobile auditing software solution 'Quickfire' in UK
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4144

New operations network to be rolled out for Kuwait Airways
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=4145

TELE COMMUNICATION
Affordable telephone access for rural people in Rwanda
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4186

Rwanda’s ICT agency in S.Korea
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4159

Reliance Communication in India plans to enter GSM services
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=4142

WIRELESS
Verizon Wireless to help parents to track their children
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=4178

Helicomm networking on innovative solutions
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=4136

100 percent Wireless connectivity in Youngest Polytechnic in Singapore
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=4148

GENERAL
Instant Internet connectivity offer from Reliance and Intel
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4173

ICIMOD launched updated version of the ‘Mountain GIS Portal’
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4180

Mobile ICT improves productivity
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4150

Software for rain forecast in Tamil Nadu, India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4156

India: National policy on e-Waste
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4129

'iTest': online examination engine from Sify
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4132

Dr.Craig Barrett to lead UN’s Global Alliance for ICT and Development
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4137

European award to increase awareness of best practice in data protection
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=4138

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

Nabanna: Empowering woman?
http://www.i4donline.net/issue/may04/empowering_woman.htm

Changing Paradigms: Exam results through the Internet
http://www.i4donline.net/issue/feb04/exam.htm



ANNOUNCEMENT
A consultation for role of ICTs for universalisation of elementary education
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=16&newsid=4169
Fifth International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS 5)
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=16&newsid=4170

Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2006
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=16&newsid=4190

Workshop on e-Security
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=16&newsid=4189

CAREER OPPURTUNITIES
Vacancy at ICIMOD
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=15&newsid=3895


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