Amid Intense Pressure in India, Facebook Teams Up With Telenor To Bring Internet.org In Pakistan

The controversial Facebook initiative to provide free internet access to selected services has now been launched in Pakistan in collaboration with Telenor Pakistan. This launch comes at a time when there’s a raging net neutrality over Internet.org going on in its neighbour, India. This announcement was made during an interactive event, which was attended by representatives from Telenor Pakistan…

India has banned freedom of expression in IOK: Mirwaiz

In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq emphasizing that incidents of civilian killings in the territory are unacceptable, has said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assertions about engaging Pakistan and Kashmiri people in a dialogue process have proved hollow.Addressing a daylong session of delegates in Srinagar, the Mirwaiz…

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2015 for India in 8 slides

Mary Meeker’s legendary annual Internet Trends report is here. For her 2015 report, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers executive has focused separately on India and China as the two leading Internet markets. Meeker fancies India for its unique mobile Internet dominated ecosystem and highlights three key areas – smartphones, global apps, and mobile e-commerce…

Khushi Baby: A High-Tech Way to Track Infant Health

It looks like a dangling, shiny plastic charm, but it’s actually an innovative high-tech device that may revolutionize health care in India. This is Khushi Baby, a small medical device designed to streamline the process of vaccinating children in the developing world. “Appreciating the cultural nuances is extremely important when attempting to propose an intervention…

AP CM launches Meekosam Portal

Looking for a platform to report your grievances to the government? Here’s a portal that will allow you to file grievances instantly. www.meekosam.ap.gov.in, launched by Chief Minister Sri N. Chandrababu Naidu today, will be a platform where you can report about local problems, give suggestions and post related photographs/documents. The portal will record your grievance…