Weekly Newsletter, 8 December, 2006 [Read articles of i4d October 2006 on Gender and ICTs]


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NEWS

AGRICULTURE
Government of India to start on-line monitoring of fertiliser
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=1&newsid=6714

Punjab Agri. Dept. (India) provides high-tech education to state farmers
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=1&newsid=6776

New e-Project, Agrisnet for Indian farmers
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=1&newsid=6754

ISRO and AAUís satellite based video conferencing programme for Indian farmers
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=1&newsid=6790

e-COMMERCE
Biometric ATMs for rural sector
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=6710

DataWiz launches mobile banking technology for banks
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=6815

Alliance & Leicester launches mobile banking service
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=6814

e-GOVERNANCE
Malaysian Islamic Development Board website, Jakim most popular e-Governance website
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6724

ICT programmes emphasized in ASEM ICT Ministerial Meeting in Vietnam
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6721

e-Filing returns by Indian Government has shown success
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6716

Government plans to provide mobile phone services to 2.5 lakh villages in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6728

UKís 2007-08 e-Government Conference for ICT expenditure
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6719

Panchayati Raj Ministry develops software to transfer funds through electronic banking
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6742

Government of Karnataka (India) sets online e-Procurement platform
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6733

Directgov makes local information available for mobile
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6751

Dubai Government launches awareness campaign for e-Government services
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6757

Omanís e-Governance strategy
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6771

2nd tech revolution in villages of India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6764

Corporate houses manages and operates CSC
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6797

HP uses Japanese e-Governance initiative in Karnataka, (India)
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6784

Karnataka (India) signs e- Procurement plan with HP
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6780

Online petition filing system launched in Krishnagiri, (India)
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6792

Microsoft releases Vista for business and Government
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6789

Business faces the challenges of e-Accessibility
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6810

Coimbatore, Coonoor in India withdraws from e-Auction
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6802

Indian President asks IT industry to focus on ICT market
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=6806

EDUCATION
e-Learning campaign for Kerala (India) prisoners
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=6736

Uganda Telecom uses 800 computers for ICT projects
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=6759

US commits $100m to promote education in Pakistan
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=6769

Content learning programme in classroom
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=6766

ICSI plans to offer online CS course in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=6786

Online Education Berlin paves path for global e-Classroom
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=6804

GENERAL
National Foundation hosted a National Consultation to build ICT capacities at grassroots
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6706

Wipro supports Microsoftís Windows Vista
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6740

Yunus brings ICT for the poor
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6738

ICT Forum opens on next week in Jordon
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6746

CFA wins 'Top ICT SMME in Africa' Award
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6760

Cisco invests $1 million for ICT related micro-financing
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6774

TSL plans to develop disaster recovery unit in Bangalore, (India)
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6772

Kaleidoscope launches open archive Te-Learn
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6799

Malaysia Government approves RM196.179 million to implement 1,174 projects
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6812

Rapid calls for presentation for e-Learning DevCon 2007
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6808

Microsoft releases Live Search Books in beta
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6800

MFSA launches online registry system for companies system
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=6820

HEALTH
Effective use of telemedicine mammography in North Dakota and South Dakota
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=6708

US HHS launches awareness website on HIV/AIDS
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=6748

BP, Intel, Wal-Mart to launch electronic medical record system
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=6819

Telemedicine helps to monitor critical patients
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=6818

LIVELIHOOD
ChildLine: the helpline service for children of India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=8&newsid=6744

m-SERVE
Nokia launches CDMA mobile phones, Nokia 1325 and Nokia 1265
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=17&newsid=6778

Nokia plans to offer Mobile TV service in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=17&newsid=6787

Oz plans to offer social networking sites on mobile phones
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=17&newsid=6816

SANYO adopts MaxxVoice technology to improve handsfree service in mobile phones
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=6781

OPEN SOURCE
Sun Microsystems launches open source software
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=6749

Red Hat partners with Satyam to develop open source lab in Bangalore (India)
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=6773

TECHNOLOGY
Printers in nine Indian languages launched
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=6717

Iranís scientific network ready for launch
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=6745

Visually impaired student develops software for blind
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=6747

UN launches standardise accessibility technology for disable people
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=6777

TELECOMMUNICATION
Strategic tie up between Airtel and Google
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=6729

WIRELESS
Noida expressway in India going to have WiFi soon
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=6726

Free wireless access in Singapore from today
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=6722

NASSCOM joins Datawind to develop low cost wireless web access device for rural India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=6731

Internet access on mobile phones soon in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=6739

Hong Kong International Airport offers free Wi-Fi Internet Access for passengers
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=6737

Portland Oregon, launches free Wi-Fi Service in city
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=6794

VSNL Singapore offers VoIP services to Yahoo!
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=6793

Ipoh: the first Malaysian city to offer Wi-Fi facility
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=6795

CSIRO ICT Centre develops fastest wireless link
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=6813



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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