Google India is planning to get 50 million women in India to use the Internet by the year 2015, this new initiative aims to bridge the gender digital divide by providing women with easier access to technology. The initiative involves setting up easy Internet access points for women across the country and a toll-free helpline.
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Last week, The Indian government has launched an ambitious fight back against food distribution problems . The plan consists of $22 billion-a-year welfare scheme which will sell subsidized wheat and rice to 67% of its 1.2 billion people.
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10 new frog species have been found in India’s Western Ghats which lies along India’s west coast. The rich wildlife in this area is imperiled by rising human impacts.
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last week, the Indian Human Resource Development Ministry, the Indian Institute of Technology and the Indian Institute of Science met in order to discuss a roadmap for a direct challenge to the One Laptop, which will cost 10USD Per Child program. The technical spec of this laptop are not yet known but it will include a 2 GB memory.
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Recent study in south India reveals that tigers population in that area is stable, and in some location it even increased. The tiger population maintance is a highly important national priority.
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