Digital India’s linguistics challenge

A recent research report by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) indicated that there are 935.4 million mobile connections in India out of which nearly 548 million were from urban India and the rest are from rural. And according to I-Cube 2014, India has about 159 million internet users as of October 2014. Of this…

Symantec says India second largest country in cyber attacks through social media

Things we do on the Internet—exploring vacation locations, posting personal experiences on micro blogging sites or seeing what friends are upto on social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat—leaves a trail of footsteps about our whereabouts, finances and relationships. With cybercrime on the rise and nearly one million new security threats released globally…

Switch off for net neutrality

It is the hottest debate this season. News shows and parliament debates apart, it’s the one topic that is dominating most office water cooler and coffee table conversations. With the whole country up in arms for net neutrality, several online events are being created to send a petition to TRAI to showcase their stand against…

TRAI gets over 10 lakh petitions on Net Neutrality

Flooding telecom regulator TRAI with their petitions, proponents of Net Neutrality have submitted greater than 10 lakh petitions to ‘hold web free’ — a day earlier than the deadline ends for submission of feedback on a session paper on this regard. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has sought public feedback until April 24…

Mohamed Nasheed’s trial a sham, says Amnesty

Amnesty International on Thursday slammed the deteriorating human rights situation in the Maldives and termed the trial of former president Mohamed Nasheed “a sham”. Nasheed was sentenced on terrorism charges to 13 years in prison in March. “Mohamed Nasheed’s imprisonment came after a sham trial, but he is far from the only one locked up…