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UP buses are now enabled with real time monitoring of vehicles; android app launched
India

UP buses are now enabled with real time monitoring of vehicles; android app launched

The app has been launched in line with the directives issued by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the state Transport department is striving towards digitisation of services for the benefit of citizens, the official statement said

Technology has become democratic in its truest sense: PM Modi after launching 5G services
India

Technology has become democratic in its truest sense: PM Modi after launching 5G services

The Prime Minister said that Internet users consume 14GB of data per month, which used to cost Rs 4,200 per month in 2014, but, now costs Rs 125 to Rs 150

PM Modi to launch 5G services today, operators to demonstrate potential of new technology
India

PM Modi to launch 5G services today, operators to demonstrate potential of new technology

On the occasion, the three major telecom operators of the country will demonstrate one use case each in front of the Prime Minister to show the potential of 5G technology in India using Augmented and Virtual reality

India@75: We dream of digitising our most remote villages and landing on moon, says EAM Jaishankar
World

India@75: We dream of digitising our most remote villages and landing on moon, says EAM Jaishankar

Speaking at a special India@75 'Showcasing India-UN Partnership in Action' event in New York, the External Affairs Minister said India's development rests on an expansive digital public infrastructure designed to promote that no one is left behind

Precision Engineering: Paving the way for India's self-reliance
India

Precision Engineering: Paving the way for India's self-reliance

The prevailing geopolitical hurdles have further enhanced the crucial importance of Atmanirbharta in strengthening the country’s digital infrastructure

Watch: Man seeking donation attaches QR code to his bull's head
India

Watch: Man seeking donation attaches QR code to his bull's head

Originally, the video was shared in 2021 on Twitter by Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra where he said, ‘Do you need any more evidence of the large-scale conversion to digital payments in India?’

Digital connectivity brought new dawn in Northeast, says PM Modi
India

Digital connectivity brought new dawn in Northeast, says PM Modi

Highlighting increasing digital connectivity in remote parts of the country, the PM spoke about the remote Jorsing village in Arunachal Pradesh getting 4G internet services from Independence Day

Why India's digital payment ecosystem is a revolution
Business

Why India's digital payment ecosystem is a revolution

India's digital payment revolution is an inspiration and case study for the entire world to witness

5G mobile services likely in about a month, 6G in pipeline: MoS Telecom
India

5G mobile services likely in about a month, 6G in pipeline: MoS Telecom

'In about a month, 5G mobile services will roll out in the country, which will have multiplier effects on the development of all sectors. A 6G Technology Innovations Group, has also been set up, which is working towards the development of indigenous 6G stack,' Chauhan said

5G to amp up technology with smart ambulances, AR-based remote learning and shopping
India

5G to amp up technology with smart ambulances, AR-based remote learning and shopping

With superfast speeds (about 10 times faster than 4G), low latency connectivity, which can enable billions of connected devices to share data in real time, 5G promises to usher technology use to a next level where saving lives and educating people far from resources will become easier than ever

What ‘snowflake’ Gen Z voters mean for the future of Indian politics
Politics

What ‘snowflake’ Gen Z voters mean for the future of Indian politics

There is a certain consensus that Gen Z are those born between 1997 and 2010s. There will be potentially 250 million Gen Z voters in 2024, half of them first-time voters

Brijendra Kumar Syngal: The father of Indian Internet wore his nationalism on his sleeve
India

Brijendra Kumar Syngal: The father of Indian Internet wore his nationalism on his sleeve

Syngal, who passed away on 9 July, brought the Internet to India, only the third country in the world to have commercial Internet — much before China

Due to Digital India, over Rs 2 lakh crore of India's money saved from falling into wrong hands: PM Modi in Gandhinagar
India

Due to Digital India, over Rs 2 lakh crore of India's money saved from falling into wrong hands: PM Modi in Gandhinagar

Addressing the inauguration event of Digital India Week 2022 at Gandhinagar in Gujarat, PM Narendra Modi said that Digital India has empowered people by making technology more accessible. It has bridged the gap between development and amenities in rural and urban India

Bihar's Bettiah Railway Station beggar joins digital revolution, accepts alms online
India

Bihar's Bettiah Railway Station beggar joins digital revolution, accepts alms online

Forty-year-old Raju Patel decided to go digital after many declined to pay alms on the pretext of not having enough cash or cash in smaller denomination

Time for India to leverage global anti-China sentiment towards strategic autonomy
Business

Time for India to leverage global anti-China sentiment towards strategic autonomy

Today, China with its assertive attitude is virtually frightening away investors. If India fails to grab this opening, there will be no alternative for investors but to go back to China

Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani says 5G rollout should be India’s national priority
Business

Reliance Chairman Mukesh Ambani says 5G rollout should be India’s national priority

He also said that India must complete the migration from 2G to 4G to 5G at the earliest.

Striving for Equity in Digital Access
Brands

Striving for Equity in Digital Access

Be it learning online during the current pandemic or earning by taking classes for interested groups of people, a digital device has the potential to completely transform the lives of many.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen; discuss ed-tech, start-ups and boosting innovation
World

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen; discuss ed-tech, start-ups and boosting innovation

They both emphasised on the need to create centres of excellence of Artificial Intelligence in India

Startups playing key role in boosting India-US partnership, says Ambassador Taranjit Sandhu
World

Startups playing key role in boosting India-US partnership, says Ambassador Taranjit Sandhu

Sandhu was delivering a keynote address at a webinar on Opportunities in the Indian Startup Ecosystem and the deepening of India-US partnership

Digital India completes 6 years: 2020s will be India's techade, says Modi; key highlights of PM's speech
India

Digital India completes 6 years: 2020s will be India's techade, says Modi; key highlights of PM's speech

Speaking at a virtual event to mark the completion of six years of Digital India, Modi said India is also conscious of its responsibilities as a data powerhouse and noted that work is underway on all aspects of data protection