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The role of Indian Radio in the 21st Century

The radio is a communication device which is used to transmit voice messages over long distances. While initially developed for communication and military applications, the radio envolved into a viable source of entertainment and was a popular feature in homes around the globe until it was first supplemented and then altogether replaced by the television ..

Update : Spectrum auction for 5G

The Indian telecom regulator, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has turned down a request by the Digital Communications Commission (DCC) to reconsider its stance to ensure greater competition and increase participation in the upcoming auctions. The TRAI has stayed put on its own spectrum valuation while telecom industry insiders have concerns over the ..

Short Note : Kaushal Yuva Samwaad

To commemorate the World youth Skills Day which falls on July 15 and celebrate the 4th Anniversary of the Skill India Mission, a “Kasuhal Yuva Samwaad” has been launched by the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. This youth dialogue will be organized between July 8th and 10th and aims to create a dialogue with ..

Whatsapp and NASSCOM collaborates to curb misinformation

Messaging giant Whatsapp has collaborated with the social arm of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) to pass on the digital literacy training. The main motive behind this partnership is to curb misinformation and the spread of fake news. The project is also mandated under NASSCOM Foundation’s ‘Each One Teach Three’ campaign which ..

US develops web-based tool to monitor fake news on Facebook & Twitter

The researchers at the University of Michigan in the US have developed a web-based tool to help monitor the prevalence of fake news on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. The tool uses a Platform Health Metric called the Iffy Quotient, which draws data from two external entities: NewsWhip and Media Bias/Fact Checker. NewsWhip, ..

The 2018 World Cartoonist’s Day

The World Cartoonist’s Day is celebrated every year on May 5 to honor all those creative ink-stained artists, past and present, the fascinating pieces they have created and the humor they have brought into our lives. The cartoonist’s aim is always to sum up the most important news of the time in a cartoon which ..

Vikram Sakhuja appointed as new President of Advertising Club

Vikram Sakhuja, group CEO of Madison Media & OOH at Madison World, has been elected as the new president of The Advertising Club. Sakhuja will take over from Raj Nayak, who led the Advertising Club for two consecutive terms. The club is a dynamic platform for professionals from the Advertising, Marketing, Media, Research and Communication ..

Andhra Pradesh state power discoms become India’s first state-owned discoms to accept payments through Bharat QR

Andhra Pradesh’s Eastern Power Distribution Company Ltd (EPDCL) and the Southern Power Distribution Corporation of AP Ltd. (SPDCL) have become the India’s first state-owned distribution companies to accept payments through Bharat QR. The Bharat QR is the world’s first interoperable quick response code acceptance solution launched by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). It is ..