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Gulshan Rai takes charge as India’s first cyber security chief

Gulshan Rai on 1 April 2015 took charge as India’s first cyber security chief under the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) as Special Secretary for cyber security. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in March 2015 had created this new post in PMO and had appointed Rai as its head. Prior to this appointment, he was Director-General Computer ..

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BSNL and MTNL to be merged by July 2015

In its presentation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Department of Telecommunications(DoT), Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, has set a cutoff date: July 31, 2015, for closing the much debated merger of stressed state-run telecom companies, BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd) and MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd). MTNL runs telecom services in Delhi and ..

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Draft National Policy on Information Technology 2011

Info on IT Industry in India Information Technology is a key driver of an increasingly knowledge based global economy, and given its current global position in the IT and ITES sector, India is well positioned to enhance and leverage its existing IT capabilities for a leadership role. The technology has transformational power, and it is ..

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Highest Mobile Density in India is in Himachal Pradesh

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) says that wireless tele-density in urban India s 21 circles is 150 per cent. It is 430.5% in urban Himachal Pradesh, while the number for Delhi is 209%. In rural areas too, Himachal leads the country with tele-density of 66 per cent; in Haryana and Punjab, it is above ..

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Current Affairs: September 2, 2011

Efforts by ITBP to increase infrastructure and logistics at Sino-Indian border Efforts are on by The Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force to increase its infrastructure and logistics at the Sino-Indian border.  Information received about development of infrastructure by China on its side Step taken by the Government to strengthen border management with a focus ..

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