Digital India

Digital India: Soon, Enjoy Wi-Fi Services At 500 Remote Railway Stations


Aiming to provide connectivity in remote areas, Railways will set up Wi-Fi hotspot kiosks at about 500 stations and help people access an array of online services, including various government schemes. Christened as Railwire Saathi, the Wi-Fi kiosks will function like a PCO for Digital India and enable people to use services like e-commerce, online

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HP Launches ‘Centre Of Excellence’ To Support Digital India


Hewlett-Packard today unveiled its first Centre of Excellence (CoE) in India to showcase locally developed solutions that have the potential to digitally transform the country. HP has built this facility in alignment with the Government’s Digital India initiative, to offer solutions that solve real life problems with technological innovations. A part of the company’s Digital

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India To Host Mobile World Congress In September With Focus On Digital India And Make In India


India will host its own Mobile World Congress in September with emphasis on reaching out to South East Asian markets. The event will be organised by GSM Association, which is also responsible for holding the event in Barcelona and Shanghai. “There is Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and an edition in Shanghai. There is nothing

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5G Technology Adoption To Begin In India This Year


Indian telecom operators will start adopting 5G technology, which in present form can deliver up to 1000 mbps download speed, from this year, Huawei India CEO Jay Chen said today. “I can tell you massive MIMO (Multiple In Multiple Out) technology (part of 5G technology) will go to India this year. We have had discussions

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Online Retail To Be The Big Winner In Digital Revolution In India


As India pushes towards a digital society, it opens up vast avenues for Internet companies, especially e-commerce driven ones. A recent report by Boston Consulting Group and Retailers Association of India states that by 2021, India will have more internet users than the entire population of G7 countries. E-commerce is expected to be $ 50–55

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From ‘Har Ghar Dastak’ To Social Media


As the election fever keeps rising in Uttar Pradesh, so does the momentum of political campaigning. Whatever be the results on March 11, 2017, the marketing tools and strategies used by the professionals, employed by the political parties, are catching the eyes of the voters. I love interacting with people. Conversations with unknown people always

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ISRO Hailed Globally: The Real Space Race Is Taking Place In Asia, Says International Media


New Delhi: The global media on Thursday hailed Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), after it created a history by successfully launching a PSLV-C37 rocket carrier with 104 satellites on board a single rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre of Sriharikota. Showering praise on ISRO for setting a mega world record, The Washington Post said, “another

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After Demonetization, This Indian Banking App Used These 3 Marketing Tricks To Get Users Onboard


In November 2016, the Indian government launched its controversial “demonetization” plan. The goal? To make Indians less cash dependent, shrink the black economy, reduce corruption and boost growth. The immediate result? People spent hours in lines at ATMs without any guarantee there would still be money at the bank’s machines. This resulted in 219 million Indians opening bank

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Digital India: India Set To Bring Internet In Over 150,000 Villages


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided that black money circulation should stop. However it can be controlled if we use digital methods of transaction. ‘Digital India’ is a large scale and ambitious project right now. But to make Digital India a reality, every nook and corner of the country including the villages need to have proper

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Mastercard Eyeing To Tap Growing Indian E-Commerce Market

In this photo illustration a detail of a Mastercard credit card showing the logo of the card in London, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016. Britain's former financial services watchdog is suing MasterCard for 14 billion pounds ($18.6 billion), alleging the firm slapped excessive charges on millions of transactions. Law firm Quinn Emanuel filed the suit Thursday at the Competition Appeal Tribunal on behalf of Walter Merricks, a former financial services ombudsman. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Identifying India as one of the “fastest” growing e-commerce nations, a leading global credit card company has said it will increase its investments in the country where it has already grown by 30 per cent in the last two years. “India is one of the top priorities in the region. We have increased our investments

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