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Now get EPF account balance through SMS

Members of Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) can avail their updated account balance through SMS by filling their PF number and mobile number. The updated Provident Fund (PF) accounts are available on www.epfindia.gov.in from August 2012 and the accounts are updated as and when the contribution is received.

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‘Electronics Project Proposal System (e-PPS) launched by Ministry of Communication and IT

The Ministry of Communications and IT has launched the `Electronics Project Proposal System (e-PPS), developed by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, through the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC). What is e-PPS? The Electronic Project Proposal System (e-PPS) is a web-based system that covers the complete life-cycle of funding of R&D projects, ..

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`Office 365’ launched for businesses in India

Microsoft unveiled its Office 365 suite for businesses in India, which will offer smooth sharing of data across PCs and mobiles using cloud computing technology. This will allow users to access their mails and files through desktops, laptops and mobile phones and work on projects while on the move. Companies can use Office 365 for ..

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Sugata Mitra wins TED Prize for Extraordinary Creativity

Educational researcher Sugata Mitra has been awarded the million-dollar TED Prize for pursuing his idea for building the schools in the Internet. Mitra is Professor of Educational Technology at the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences at Newcastle University, UK. He is best known for his "Hole in the Wall" experiment, and widely cited ..

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India among major victims of ‘Red October’

What is RED OCTOBER ?  ‘Red October’ (or ‘Rocra’ for short) = A Cyber spying campaign (a cyber-espionage network) launched in 2007 by unidentified criminals that have been secretly stealing important data from many computer systems used by government agencies, military, nuclear, gas and oil industries, aerospace, private companies, etc. in many countries since 2007. ..

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