Friday, March 31, 2006
Majuli(in Assam) is 14 times the size of Manhattan, but South Asia's largest river island could disappear beneath the Brahmaputra river within 25 years unless efforts to save it are dramatically stepped up, officials say.
Saturday, March 25, 2006
Friday, March 24, 2006
Prof Gautam Barua, director, IIT Guwahati, says, "Militancy in the North-East is a mental barrier for the investors coming from other parts of the country. Those like us, who stay there know, its not much of an issue anymore".
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The basic infrastructure including telecom and power has shown rapid development in NE region, with the improvement in law and order as well. Guwahati and Shillong are aiming for metropolitan status.
Moreover, its a not popularly known fact that this is the only region in India having "Community Information Centers (CICs)" at every block level. These centers can be very well exploited to become the IT hubs and its reach to the people can propel the development from grass-root level.
Sunday, March 19, 2006
Friday, March 10, 2006
Monday, March 06, 2006
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DakNet offers a cost-effective network for data connectivity in regions lacking communications infrastructure. The patent-pending hybrid network architecture combines physical and wireless data transport to enable high-bandwidth intranet and Internet connectivity among kiosks (public computers) and between kiosks and hubs (places with a reliable Internet connection).
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Sunday, March 05, 2006
Friday, March 03, 2006
Thursday, March 02, 2006
Thomas Edison lost the war when it came to his advocacy of direct current as the best way to distribute electricity. But his ideas are now winning battles as a solution to growing power and cooling problems in the data center.