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Uttarakhand CM launches free Wi-Fi service for govt colleges, universities

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said Uttarakhand is the first state in the country to provide free internet to all government colleges and universities..
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Sunday launched free high-speed WiFi service for all government colleges and universities in the state.(PTI file)
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Sunday launched free high-speed WiFi service for all government colleges and universities in the state.(PTI file)
Published on Nov 09, 2020 10:01 AM IST
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UP Board moots drop boxes for to provide kids without e-wherewithal with study material

A recent survey undertaken in 1,057 secondary schools of Prayagraj had revealed that over 58,000 students lacked the resources to access online and on-air academic content being provided by the state education department
The Board has asked the principals of these schools to install these drop boxes so study material is available to students who lack facilities to access online education initiatives.(ANI)
The Board has asked the principals of these schools to install these drop boxes so study material is available to students who lack facilities to access online education initiatives.(ANI)
Updated on Aug 24, 2020 09:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar

Dial-up dreams to Wi-Fi wonderland

Today, internet connectivity is at least 4,000 times as fast, and costs a fraction of what it did 25 years ago. It had in 1995 all of 23,500 websites (compared to 1.8 billion now, according to Internet Live States).
India’s internet journey began with slight trepidation, heaps of excitement, and the collective efforts of a small but a driven group of people.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
India’s internet journey began with slight trepidation, heaps of excitement, and the collective efforts of a small but a driven group of people.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 12:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Binayak Dasgupta

How innovators see the future of the world | Analysis

First, the recognition that we, collectively, need to do things differently, and that this will take some serious analysis and imagination. Second, though local and regional priorities may differ, our problems are interconnected, globally. So, too, should our solutions be
What are the futures we want to create? What do we value? What kind of world do we want to live in?(Shutterstock)
What are the futures we want to create? What do we value? What kind of world do we want to live in?(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 02, 2020 06:35 AM IST
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By Julia Stamm and Jennifer Shirar

When a customer service rep won a PUBG gamer’s heart

No false promises, and prompt responses—the recipe of good customer service sounds pretty simple, says Delhi resident Anish Sharma.
Some companies are redefining customer service altogether, Airtel being one of them.(Pexels)
Some companies are redefining customer service altogether, Airtel being one of them.(Pexels)
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 10:46 PM IST
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IoTfy is bringing ‘Safe Deliveries’ amidst the pandemic through internet connectivity

The relevance of a company like IoTfy is evident from the fact that even before the national lockdown was announced in March 2020, the company had registered an increase in domestic orders.
This Delhi-based IoT& AI Cloud Suite recently announced the launch of its IoT-UVC technology, which would sanitize delivery bags, meaning safer home deliveries.
This Delhi-based IoT& AI Cloud Suite recently announced the launch of its IoT-UVC technology, which would sanitize delivery bags, meaning safer home deliveries.
Updated on Jun 17, 2020 04:55 PM IST
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Education in lockdown: Poor internet connectivity shadows online classes, many students walking to reception areas

Many times students had to trek for a few kilometres in certain areas to get a proper signal so that they could attend classes or submit their assignments online.
Students studying at a hilltop in Bangaan region of Uttarkashi near Himachal Pradesh border where they get proper mobile connectivity.(HT Photo)
Students studying at a hilltop in Bangaan region of Uttarkashi near Himachal Pradesh border where they get proper mobile connectivity.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 25, 2020 04:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy

2G mobile internet services restored in Kashmir

Prepaid mobile phone services were restored on Friday, but mobile internet connectivity remained suspended till May 11, or the 17th day of the holy month of Ramzan, due to apprehensions about possible militant attacks.
Last week, internet connectivity and prepaid mobile phone services across Kashmir were snapped during a gun battle in which Riyaz Naikoo, the operations commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen, and his aide were killed at Beighpora Gulzarpora village in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.(Photo by Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
Last week, internet connectivity and prepaid mobile phone services across Kashmir were snapped during a gun battle in which Riyaz Naikoo, the operations commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen, and his aide were killed at Beighpora Gulzarpora village in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.(Photo by Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 12, 2020 06:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

Supreme Court reserves order on 4G connectivity in Jammu and Kashmir

Amid the lockdown for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) which has infected more than 700 people in J&K, it is imperative to restore high-speed internet connectivity, the petitioners have argued.
The Centre and the J&K administration claimed that any relaxation on restrictions will promote militancy.(ANI File Photo)
The Centre and the J&K administration claimed that any relaxation on restrictions will promote militancy.(ANI File Photo)
Updated on May 05, 2020 03:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas

Humour: The essential work-from-home guide

How to stay productive despite the comforts and the distractions
Disclaimer: The image of the person in the visual is a file picture and has been used for representational purposes only(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Disclaimer: The image of the person in the visual is a file picture and has been used for representational purposes only(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Updated on Mar 29, 2020 02:26 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Rehana Munir

Social media ban lifted in J-K, internet speed restricted to 2G

In a fresh order, the Jammu and Kashmir administration today said people would now be allowed unrestricted internet access with 2G speed. Internet connectivity shall continue to be made available with Mac-binding.
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday decided to lift the ban put on social media sites that was active for more than six months(AP)
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday decided to lift the ban put on social media sites that was active for more than six months(AP)
Updated on Mar 04, 2020 08:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Release leaders and restore rights in Kashmir

It will reflect democratic values, aid the fight against terror, and allay criticism
Some restrictions have been lifted — landline and mobile connectivity is back, messaging services have been partially restored, a set of leaders have been released under conditions. But as this newspaper has argued in the past, this is not sufficient(PTI)
Some restrictions have been lifted — landline and mobile connectivity is back, messaging services have been partially restored, a set of leaders have been released under conditions. But as this newspaper has argued in the past, this is not sufficient(PTI)
Published on Jan 07, 2020 08:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Normalcy has been restored in Jammu and Kashmir, says Amit Shah

Responding to questions on restoration of normalcy in Kashmir in the Upper house, Shah said not a single person has been killed in police firing since August 5.
Union home minister Amit Shah at Parliament on Wednesday.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Union home minister Amit Shah at Parliament on Wednesday.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 21, 2019 01:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Pimpri Chinchwad Housing Societies Federation members meet CM to discuss woes, say ‘no water, no vote’

Several housing societies have also put up hoardings in front of their gates stating that they won’t vote, till the water issues are resolved
Members of the Pimpri Chinchwad Housing Socities federation with BJP leaders after a meeting regarding the action plan to solve water and other issues.(hT PHOTO)
Members of the Pimpri Chinchwad Housing Socities federation with BJP leaders after a meeting regarding the action plan to solve water and other issues.(hT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 13, 2019 04:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Archana Dahiwal

2.5 lakh ration cards cancelled without any reason: Kejriwal

Delhi food commissioner Mohanjeet Singh rejected Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s allegation and said the department deleted only “ineligible” ration card holders and that too after following “due process of law”.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal warned he would take disciplinary action against the state food commissioner.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal warned he would take disciplinary action against the state food commissioner.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 21, 2018 08:40 AM IST
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To boost internet connectivity, Uttarakhand CM launches aerostat balloon facility

Uttarakhand Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Friday unveiled the country’s first balloon-mounted internet network in a bid to bring reliable internet access to the Himalayan state’s most remote areas
The technology will help fill a huge gap in internet connectivity in the hill state owing to its tough terrain, says the chief minister.(HT Photo)
The technology will help fill a huge gap in internet connectivity in the hill state owing to its tough terrain, says the chief minister.(HT Photo)
Published on Jun 08, 2018 09:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi

‘Enthusiasm for first international cricket match in Doon marred by mismanagement’

Surpassing all speculation about a possible low turnout in the first international cricket match held at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday, locals came out in large numbers to enjoy the game between Afghanistan and Bangladesh
Afghanistan, which has chosen Dehradun as their home ground for the next five years, is hosting Bangladesh.(Vinay Santosh Kumar//HT)
Afghanistan, which has chosen Dehradun as their home ground for the next five years, is hosting Bangladesh.(Vinay Santosh Kumar//HT)
Published on Jun 04, 2018 10:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Kalyan Das

Campus Connect: Students metamorphosing startup environment

Harbouring the dream to start their own companies, city students, alumni reveal the risks and rewards of their career choices.
College of engineering, Pune, also houses the Bhau institute of innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership, which has been incubating a number of young entrepreneurs in the field of robotics education and industrial automation.(HT File Photo)
College of engineering, Pune, also houses the Bhau institute of innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership, which has been incubating a number of young entrepreneurs in the field of robotics education and industrial automation.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 25, 2018 05:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua

Internet facilities in U’khand’s border villages to boost tourism, curb forced migration

To give a boost to high-end tourism in the scenic spots dotting Uttarakhand’s hilly landscape, the government will soon launch a scheme, under which 128 trekking routes and nearby mountain villages will be provided internet connectivity
Of the six districts where the project will be launched, four are along India’s international borders with China and Nepal.(Getty Images)
Of the six districts where the project will be launched, four are along India’s international borders with China and Nepal.(Getty Images)
Published on May 20, 2018 10:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Deep Joshi
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