Weekly Newsletter, 18 August, 2006 [Read articles of i4d August 2006 on Media and ICTs]


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NEWS

AGRICULTURE
Internet-based agribusiness in an up swing in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=1&newsid=5267

e-COMMERCE
Almost 80 percent SMEs use e-Commerce to shop online
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=5&newsid=5261

EDUCATION
India not likely to achieve MDG targets: ADB says
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5278

NIIT, Intel and MP join hands on 'Gyanodya'
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=3&newsid=5252

e-GOVERNANCE
Dubai summit in association with UNDP to explore e-Governance expansion
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5270

e-Filing of annual returns for corporates in India from September 16
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5272

USA Services to measure e-Gov services in country
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5285

West Lancashire tenants get e-Governance service
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5257

ICT road map to transform Malta to 'an intelligent island'
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=6&newsid=5255

HEALTH
Video linkups for nine rural hospitals in southern Arizona
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=4&newsid=5275

LIVELIHOOD
Village uploads itself onto Internet in India
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=8&newsid=5243

OPEN SOURCE
Yechury wants government of West Bengal to go for free software
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=5274

UK education to deploy open source
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=9&newsid=5248

TELECENTRE
Makerere to set up an ICT centre in Africa
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=13&newsid=5264

TECHNOLOGY
MTNL ties up with Aksh Opticfibre for IPTV
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=11&newsid=5268

TELECOMMUNICATION
ISPs in India want to play a larger role in telecom revolution
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5249

Debate over 3G entry fee creating divide between mobile operators
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=10&newsid=5253

WIRELESS
Google launches wireless Internet service in its hometown
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=5286

Cambria to conduct feasibility study to make country wireless hub
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=12&newsid=5247

GENERAL
Taiwan to integrate ICT industry with service industry
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5282

New Zealand: Community Partnership Fund supports community ICT initiatives
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5283

India's online population goes up: Comscore Networks
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5276

Ministers discuss on Smart City project at Kochi (Kerala)
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5281

The largest conglomeration of ICT practitioners and experts to meet in New Delhi
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5232

Internet boom in Iran
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5260

Event on ICT to be held in Chennai from Sept 8
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5263

African ministers to sign on fibre-project protocol
http://i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5266

The largest conglomeration of ICT practitioners and experts to meet in New Delhi
http://www.i4donline.net/news/news-details.asp?catid=7&newsid=5232



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