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Internet Saathi programme to be expanded to Punjab and Odisha

Google India and Tata Trusts are set to expand their ‘Internet Saathi’ digital literacy programme for rural women to villages in Punjab and Odisha. Currently, the programme has reach of 2.6 lakh villages across 18 states. Key Highlights On adding Punjab and Odisha the programme will now extend its reach to 20 states in India. ..

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Google India Head Rajan Anandan resigns

Vice president for Google India and South East Asia, Rajan Anandan is quitting from the company after an 8 year stint. He was responsible for driving growth at Google India. He will stay until the end of this month. Further he will be joining Silicon Valley’s marquee venture fund Sequoia Capital. Vikas Agnihotri, who is currently Google’s country director ..

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NSDC, Google India launch mobile app development programme

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Google India have launched Android Skill Development programme to improve mobile developer ecosystem in the country. The programme aims to impart mobile development training on the android OS and web platform and also improve the quality of mobile app development ecosystem in India. Key Facts Under the initiative, ..

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SC directs search engines to block sex determination advertisements

Supreme Court (SC) has directed search engines like Google India, Yahoo and Micrsoft’s Bing to block advertisements on sex determination and strictly comply with the laws. This ruling was given by SC bench comprising of Justices Dipak Misra and Prafulla C. Pant on public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Dr. Sabu Mathew George in 2008. ..

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