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Public transport vehicles in major cities to compulsorily have GPS by Feb 20

Monday, February 10, 2014 | More »

The central government has set a deadline of Feb 20, 2014 for public transport vehicles including buses and auto rickshaws from major Indian cities (with a population of over 10 lakh) to install Global Positioning System (GPS) devices in them. The government had earlier asked public transport provid...


Indian Govt launches cloud computing project ‘MeghRaj’ to accelerate delivery of e-services

Government of India has launched a GI Cloud Initiative called ‘Meghraj’ to accelerate delivery of e-services in the country, while optimising information and communications technology (ICT) spending of the government. According to the govt, the National Cloud will ensure optimum utilisat...

5 February, 2014 | More »


Government to keep an eye on what you say and message through surveillance system ‘Netra’

The government is launching a new internet surveillance system which is capable of capturing dubious voice and written message passing through various social sites, blogs, internet calls and other online forums, in an apparent effort to curb terrorism, according to The Economic Times. The surveillan...

16 December, 2013 | More »

Govt’s New Digital Payment Initiative To Roll Out By March 2012

The Indian government has announced the commissioning of Government Electronic Payment Gateway (GePG), a new digital payment system that will eliminate the use of cheques in the government sector. The electronic payment system was announced by finance minister Pranab Mukherjee. The new system is exp...

1 November, 2011 | More »

Entrepreneurs Can Register Companies Online In 24 Hrs

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has cut some of the red tape choking entrepreneurs by simplifying online approval of application forms for registrations, with effect from August 11, 2011. Once all the necessary forms have been certified and declarations given, applications will be processed electr...

26 July, 2011 | More »

After $10 Laptops, Govt Promises $50 Tablets

Indian Express and a couple of other mainstream media have reported that the Indian government is sourcing “low cost” tablets by July. The country’s National Mission on Education will distribute the devices amongst students. Apparently, each state in India will receive 3,000 device...

9 June, 2011 | More »


Google Troubled By Indian Internet Rules

Last month, Government of India’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology finalized the Internet control rules in the country, and according to the Wall Street Journal, Google Inc. has responded by sending a confidential memo to the Indian regulators stating that proposed restriction...

12 May, 2011 | More »