Weekly Newsletter, 8 September, 2006 [Read articles of i4d august 2006 on Media and ICTs]


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NEWS

COMMUNITY RADIO
Liberia Media Project inaugurates four community radio stations
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Defra promotes Farm Radio Internet radio station for UK farmers
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=2&newsid=5442

e-COMMERCE
Law to regulate e-Commerce to be introduced
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5447

eBay targets rural markets sellers to sell products on eBay
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5407

Order food online
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Jharkhand to e-Market crafts with the help of NID
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5415

EDUCATION
Nigeria: NUC focuses on ICT in education
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5460

FOSS, skills and bandwidth: key anchors of successful ICT programme
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5424

Wiki textbooks to be available free on Internet for developing nations
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5441

Microsoft launches PiL online system
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5412

e-Tutoring: a hassle-free alternative for travel-weary students
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5417

e-GOVERNANCE
Maran releases CD containing e-Gov roadmaps of 15 states
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5466

ICT: a key driver of economic growth, says Intel
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5458

Huge savings form public e-Procurement predicted
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5451

Ireland minister announces ASC initiative
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5433

Zambia introduces e-Voting system
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5430

Involvement of civil society sought for ICT policy development
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5426

Brunei's e-Government strategies should be practical: expert suggests
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5437

UK: Lancaster City Council becomes a finalist of CIB technology awards
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5439

UNDP introduces ICTDAR for Arab region
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5401

Saudi government plans to extend Internet access
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5419

RAJiv in a move to deliver IT power to villages in India
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5421

HEALTH
PGI to extend medical consultation to patients in African countries
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5448

Smart shirt to monitor cardiac patients
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5428

SelfMD empowers people for self-diagnostic
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5413

OPEN SOURCE
Royal Roads University (Victoria) embraces open-source software
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=5444

Flux Version 9.3 is now Linux friendly
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=5410

TECHNOLOGY
Techknowledgey launches ClassGuard to help ICT managers
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5452

IBM launches DS8000 Turbo for SMEs
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5405

TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Car parking via mobile phone in the City of York
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5464

Africa: Protocol to link Africa with rest of the world
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5462

Airtel offers STD call@ Rs 1 in UP (East) for limited period
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5449

FLAG Telecom launches Falcon undersea cable project
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5427

ICT Pact to fast track implementation of NEPAD ICT broadband network
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5404

WIRELESS
U.S. Internet to build the citywide network in Minneapolis
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=5431

Microsoft devices go wireless
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=5402

GENERAL
CFC Life insurance to spend Sh210m in ICT
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5455

Undersea cable connects India with Middle East
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5446

C&K Mgmt partners with SmarTeach e-Learning Academy
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5454

India gets dubious record of being in top ten phishing list
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5456

South Africa must become information-based society: says Mbeki
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5435

Mangena urges for cooperation from countries progressed in ICT field
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5445

Japan signs MoU with India to explore ICT and electronics sector
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5422

Internet firms to explore market opportunities across India
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5406

BCCI launches partial website to offer ticket for Champions Trophy
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5409



FEATURED ARTICLE
Microsoft MD to chair Australian ICT advisory board
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Telecentre Movement in the Pacific: Connecting the island communities
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Low Power FM Radio: Indian universities jump into broadcasting
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