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World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

May 17th is celebrated annually as World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD). Why WTISD is celebrated? To commemorate the creation of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention in 1865. Who proclaimed May 17th as WTISD? May 17th is proclaimed as WTISD in 2006 by the International ..

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BRICS 2022-An Overview

The first BRICS 2022 Sherpa meeting was held recently. The two day meeting was chaired by China. China thanked India for its hosting in 2021. During the meeting the countries discussed about the agenda of 2022. Also, they created the BRICS Calendar for the year 2022. BRICS 2022 theme Foster High Quality BRICS Partnership Usher ..

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India-Japan MoU in ICT sector

India and Japan recently signed Memorandum of Understanding to enhance cooperation in the field of Information and Communications Technology. The agreement included standardization of 5G as well. Key Features of the Agreement India and Japan will enhance cooperation in the field of telecom security, 5G technologies, submarine optical fiber cable system to islands of India, ..

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What is Learning Management System launched in Karnataka?

The Learning Management System (LMS) was launched by the Karnataka government in digital mode, will be implemented in government colleges within the state. This digital platform will have multilingual e-content in the form of PPTs, videos, quizzes, assignment and e-study materials developed as per the University syllabus. It is said to be the first of ..

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India-Japan Cooperation in ICT approved by Union Cabinet

On October 29, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) signed between India and Japan on Cooperation in the field of Information and Communication Technologies. Highlights The Memorandum will strengthen cooperation between the countries in the field of communications. The agreement will also help in cooperation in the field of telecom security, ..

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