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60 million in rural India to benefit from new Digital Literacy Mission
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60 million in rural India to benefit from new Digital Literacy Mission

India will soon launch a Rs 1,800 crore ($265 million) Digital Literacy Mission for 60 million people in rural areas as another initiative to bridge the gulf between those who have access to and can use computers and the Internet and those who don't, a top official has said.

India dials back chip ambitions as investors spurn plant funding
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India dials back chip ambitions as investors spurn plant funding

India's ambitious plan to be a major player in semiconductors, taking on the Chinese, has proved to be a little too ambitious.

Use social media to connect with citizens, Odisha govt tells officials
India

Use social media to connect with citizens, Odisha govt tells officials

Odisha government has asked all departments to use social media like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to establish a two-way communication between the administration and citizens, officials said on Wednesday.

Rakesh Garg loses Telecom Secretary post as Modi government reshuffles top bureaucrats
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Rakesh Garg loses Telecom Secretary post as Modi government reshuffles top bureaucrats

Telecom Secretary Rakesh Garg was on Friday shunted out to Minority Affairs Ministry as part of a top-level bureaucratic reshuffle, 10 months ahead of his retirement.

India's draft encryption policy: Here's what you need to know
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India's draft encryption policy: Here's what you need to know

The draft policy introduced under Section 84 A of the IT Act 2000, says all the electronic information and communication will be introduced under the policy.

SMS to soon be accepted as official document by government departments
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SMS to soon be accepted as official document by government departments

People may soon be able to use short messaging service (SMS) communication with government departments as documentary proof while utilising citizen-services

NSA fallout: Govt could ban official use of Gmail, Yahoo by year-end
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NSA fallout: Govt could ban official use of Gmail, Yahoo by year-end

Wary of cyber snooping, the government could ban e-mail services such as Gmail and Yahoo for official communications by December this year in a move to safeguard its critical and sensitive data.

NSA fallout: Govt could ban official use of Gmail, Yahoo by year-end
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NSA fallout: Govt could ban official use of Gmail, Yahoo by year-end

Wary of cyber snooping, the government could ban e-mail services such as Gmail and Yahoo for official communications by December this year in a move to safeguard its critical and sensitive data.

India's fastest supercomputer Param Yuva-II launched
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India's fastest supercomputer Param Yuva-II launched

Ushering a moment of pride for the country, J. Satyanarayana, Secretary, Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Government of India

Indian language search engine unveiled by DEITY
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Indian language search engine unveiled by DEITY

The DEITY unveiled Internet search engine, Sandhan, yesterday to assist users searching for tourism-related...

Govt may introduce graded responses to first-time cyber offenders
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Govt may introduce graded responses to first-time cyber offenders

If ongoing discussions pertaining to the government’s attempt towards building a system to regulate cyberspace ...

Govt to set up system to strengthen cyber space, social  media
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Govt to set up system to strengthen cyber space, social media

In light of the recent turn of events in the country, especially those triggering the widespread 'exodus' of northeast...

Under threat: Does India have no mechanism to fight cyber attack?
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Under threat: Does India have no mechanism to fight cyber attack?

Is India prepared for a cyber attack? And if yes, who is in charge of it? The fate of an RTI application on the subject has raised some worrying questions.

Under threat: Does India have no mechanism to fight cyber attack?
Tech

Under threat: Does India have no mechanism to fight cyber attack?

Is India prepared for a cyber attack? And if yes, who is in charge of it? The fate of an RTI application on the subject has raised some worrying questions.