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Patna to get 20km stretch of free Wi-fi: all the way from NIT to Danapur

    Patna: a Wi-fi hotspot? Patna: according to reports, the long stretch from NIT-Patna on Ashok Rajpath to Danapur, a 20-km distance will have free Wi-Fi facility. On Wednesday, chief minister Kumar unveiled the 20km free Wi-Fi zone, the longest across the globe, at the e-Bihar summit in Patna. Kumar also unveiled a ‘city surveillance and dial 100′ scheme under which at least 100 CCTV cameras installed in different localities of the state capital became operational. A state data centre has also been opened for storing of the ‘data’ collected by these cameras. Speaking... 

Hyderabad firm to automate PDS in Bihar: getting ready for food security

    IT backbone: to smoothen PDS? Patna/ Hyderabad: according to latest reports, Identity management and e-governance solutions company 4G Identity Solutions Pvt Ltd has won a Rs. 10-crore contract from the Bihar Government for automation and monitoring of the public distribution system (PDS). The hope and the plan here is that the automation would make the PDS processes and supply chain more efficient and even more important, more transparent for a vast population. The main components that would be implemented as part of this contract are GPS-based Fleet Tracking for grain transportation,... 

Goodbye Taar after 162 years: Indians crowd post offices to send their last telegrams!

    Telegrams: how they looked! New Delhi: throngs of Indians crowded telegram offices on Sunday to send their last possible messages to friends and family in a last-minute rush before the service shuts down after 162 years. Sunday was the last day when messages were accepted by the service, the world’s last major commercial telegram operation, and the Central Telegraph Office in New Delhi said it was geared up to tackle the expected rush. “We have increased the number of staff in the expectation that the number of people will grow at our counters,” telegraph senior... 

AppFest, 26th February: 10,000 students from India to develop apps for Windows

  The coding Marathon: AppFest Mangalore: In less than a week from now, thousands of students in Karnataka will get together at the St Aloysius College, Mangalore at the Beeri campus, to develop apps for the Windows platform. On February 26, more than 10,000 students from across the length and breadth of country will gear up to code applications for a whole day, at more than 50 hub centers like the St Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology (AIMIT). The colleges are currently holding training sessions for students who wish to brush up their coding skills as they register.... 

Beyond teens this December 3rd: when SMS technology reached the age of 20!

  Updating life:SMS! On December 3, 20 years ago, the first text message ever was sent. On Dec. 3, 1992, Neil Papworth, an engineer working in the UK, sent the world’s first short message service or SMS. It read “Merry Christmas.” The History — In More Than 160 Characters At the age of 22, Papworth was working for a company called Semea Group Telecoms, which had been working on a mobile messaging project for Vodafone, a European cellular carrier. “It happened that day that Vodafone wanted to try sending a message to Richard Jarvis, one of the directors there,... 

Sunrise in Bihar: Two new solar power projects for Bihar

  Catching the sun power! Schanti Partners, New York Patna: A US-based agency, Schanti Partners, New York, has expressed its keen interest in investing Rs 580 crore for a solar energy project in Kaimur district of Bihar. Initially, a 10MW unit would be set up. The agency has already submitted its proposal to the Bihar State Electricity Board (BSEB) and received approval from the Bihar State Investment Promotion Board as also no-objection letter from Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency (BREDA). The agency intends to enter into a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with BSEB. The proposed... 

Bihar does GIS mapping of its major towns to document properties

Bihar does GIS mapping of its major towns to document properties   The GIS mapping system Patna: according to reports, the state urban development department of the Bihar government is now carrying out geographic information system (GIS) mapping in towns and cities of Bihar.  The move will enable urban local bodies to document the properties in a digitized data bank, leading of course to greater tax collection for the civic bodies. But the benefits to the citizens from this should also be obvious in the context of legal disputes. The main question here however is how the civic bodies are... 

दरभंगा में बनल फ्रेंडोमेनिया मचेलक धूम

दरभंगा में बनल फ्रेंडोमेनिया मचेलक धूम   शोले : फ्रेंडोमेनिया मचेलक धूम दरभंगा । फेसबुक, ट़यूटर आ आर्कुट सन विदेशी सोशल नेटवर्किंग साईट आइ दुनिया भरि मे धूम मचेने अछि। एहन मे खाटी बिहारी सोसल नेटवर्किंग साईट बना कए दरभंगा दुनिया... 

Cognizant now in close contest with Wipro for third place among Indian IT companies!

Cognizant now in close contest with Wipro for third place among Indian IT companies! Cognizant Technologies, Bangalore According to the latest reports in the press, Cognizant is now in close contest with Wipro for a position among the top three Indian IT services companies. The IT services firm Cognizant recently posted an unexpected 37.5 per cent jump in net profit at $208.32 million for the January-March quarter with good forecasts for the second quarter. A net profit of $208 million, against $151 million last year in the same quarter indicates robust growth. Cognizant’s first quarter revenues... 

Kweezzzing is Fun on Twitter

Kweezzzing is Fun on Twitter By Ratnakar Sadasyula its fun... While  i   earlier  used  to log  into  Twitter, i  was not  really  an  enthusiastic user.  For  starters  the  140  word limit  put me off.  It  was  frustrating  to  type  something  out,and  then see  those  red  marks, and  then  having  to  edit  it  again. Add to it  watching  most of the  Bolly  celebs  exposing  their  “ignorance”, “stupidity” and  “banality”  did  not really make things  better. Not  to mention the  sheer  amount of  arse... 
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