Weekly Newsletter, 20 October, 2006 [Read articles of i4d September 2006 on ICTs and SME]


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NEWS

AGRICULTURE
Communication technologies increases income for rural women and farmers
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=1&newsid=6036

Nictor, making waves in wireless enabled studies on irrigation
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=1&newsid=6076

Biotechnology benefits in productivity and conservation
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=1&newsid=6018

COMMUNITY RADIO
EU to consider the laws concerning to RFID tags
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=6082

Community Radio yet to tap more audience
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=6078

eCOMMERCE
Government of India amends legislations on IT and Communication sectors
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=6075

Use of ICT by tourism sector to market Zimbabwe
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=6092

State Bank of Travancore in India launches e-payment of taxes
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=6101

eGOVERNANCE
President of India calls for fusion of e-governance and Right To Information
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6061

Skoch Consultancy Services conducts first e-Governance Census in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6080

National Knowledge Commission to recommend setting up web portals and GIS mapping in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6099

UNESCO launches e-Governance project in the Caribbean
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6097

eSeva (service) launched by Cyberabad police, India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6110

Prime Minister of India launches 'Village Resource Centre'
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6108

EDUCATION
Computer training centre is on anvil to rehabilitate ex-servicemen, India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=6073

Oracle integrates two educational programmes
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=6084

Schools in boats, brick kilns
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=6114
v EU unveils proposal for European Institute of Technology Brussels
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=6118

Telecoms open up for deaf people
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=6116

Nigerian higher education has less than 5% ICT applications
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=6112

Yahoo! India launches Indichat
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=6120

Digitalise campuses for higher visions
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=6106

GENERAL
Professor Muhammad Yunus, Bangladesh wins nobel peace prize, 2006
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6070

ICT paves a new road to expression and self reliance: EASSy cable
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6086

World Rural Women’s Day, attends on user friendly communication technologies
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6091

£10m competition for best technological solution to detect ground threat: Defence Ministry, UK
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6089

Sharjah Municipality Food inspection system goes digital
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6103

RTI is for people, assures PM, India
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6064

Computer centre for kids of Ambedkar Basti, Delhi
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6046

Microsoft joins with Hughes for ICT development in rural India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6054

e Library for Wisconsin-Madison enabled by Google
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6055

HEALTH
Eliza, a friendly robot to attend sick children
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=6067

Space hospitals’ facilitating telemedicine for rural areas
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=6093

TECHNOLOGY
Technology to guide visually impaired
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=6013

'Talk 64', a chess software for visually challenged
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=6035

Electronic tags for passengers at airports to counter terrorism
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=6056

NextFest: simple solutions to serious problems
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=6059

Malawi equips with earth-quake monitoring system
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=6095

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Spring House, Taiwan to develop content in collaboration with CHT
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=6058

‘Rent-free rural fone’ by BSNL, India
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=6088

WIRELESS
Wireless, part of economic development
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=6068

Wireless broadband USB by Franklin Wireless
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=6094



ANNOUNCEMENT
egov Asia 2007
http://www.egovonline.net/egovasia

mServe Asia 2007
http://www.csdms.in/mserve

eHealth Asia 2007
http://www.csdms.in/ehealth

Digital Learning Asia 2007
http://www.digitallearning.in/dlasia

Telecentre Forum Asia 2007
http://www.i4donline.net/atf


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