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Two Indian firms among WEF’s list of Tech Pioneers

Two Indian firms, ZestMoney and Sellapps, were among the 100 entities that were in a new list of Tech Pioneers, which was released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). These entities were described as future headline-makers addressing global issues with cutting-edge technology. Among the listed firms, over one-quarter are female-led and these firms come from ..

States use technology to help with quarantining process

Several states have developed mobile apps to help with enforcing the quarantine in light of increasing violation of the rules by the public. Karnataka’s Corona Watch App The Karnataka government has developed a Corona Watch app. It has options for use by the general public and some other options for exclusive use by the officials. ..

‘Antahpragnya 2020’ organized in Telangana

A National Level Rural Technical Festival titled ‘Antahpragnya 2020’ was recently organised in the state of Telangana at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies-Basar (RGUKT-Basar). This is the country’s biggest technical festival. The three-day technical fest was conducted with the theme ‘Spot and encourage rural tech innovators’. It hosted more than 200 technical events including ..

Fifth Edition of ‘ARTECH’ on 23rd December

Through optimum use of new technologies, the Indian Army in its quest for modernization will be organising the fifth edition of the Army Technology Seminar ‘ARTECH’ on Tuesday, 23rd December 2019 at the Manekshaw Centre, in Delhi Cantonment. As a part of the vision of ‘Make in India’ of our Prime Minister, the ARTECH seminar ..

11th Regional Quality Conclave in Uttarakhand

The Quality Council of India(QCI) along with the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry(PHDCCI) will be organizing the 11th edition of the Regional Quality conclave on Friday, 20th December 2019. The conclave will be organized at Rudrapur, Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand. The theme for 11th Regional Quality Conclave- Advance Manufacturing with Quality, Innovation ..

TRAI alters Mobile Number Portability Rules

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India made changes to the Mobile Number Portability Rules. The ‘MNP’ rules govern the process of mobile number portability, which is a tool for the subscriber to change the service provider without altering the mobile number. It also allows the subscriber to change from one service area to another of ..

Telecom dept may approach TRAI on spectrum recommendations

The department of telecommunications (DoT) may approach the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for reviewing its recommendations on the quantum and pricing of spectrum to be offered in the airwave auctions, scheduled for the current financial year (2019-20). Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has asked the Centre to reserve the 100 MHz quantity of 5G ..

Kerala’s plan for free Internet roll-out

Kerala’s plan for providing free Internet access to the poor has been roll out. Recent report by the Internet And Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), shows that Kerala is already halfway to its goal of 100% coverage. Kerala Fibre Optic Network project, pegged at ₹1,548 crore, would provide Internet to every household in the State. The ..