Intolerance in Maha worrying

The dark clouds against secularism and rational thought are gathering speed and taking on a diabolical hue if the attempted murder of veteran Communist Party of India leader Govind Pansare and his wife, Uma, in Kolhapur is any indication. Pansare who on Monday was returning after his morning walk accompanied by Uma, were shot at…

Digital literacy week from February 21

‘One Library Per Village’, a state based organisation, has partnered NASSCOM Foundation to organize a Digital Literacy Week (DLW) from February 21. During this period, two village Libraries, Dr. B R Ambedhakhar Library at Kakkathanam ,Vilangara and Thrikkannamangal Public Library, Kottarakara in the district will have a special free training session, according to National Digital Literacy Mission…

Tirur declared digital literate

Tirur municipality in Malappuram district has been declared totally digital literate. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy announced here on Wednesday that Tirur had become the first municipality in India to complete the e-governance digital literacy programme. As many as 13,000 families in 38 wards of the municipality were made digitally literate through a two-month campaign spearheaded…

Issues around cyber laws pose problems for eCommerce: PwC

Issues around cyber law compliance and “inefficient anti-corruption framework” pose a serious challenges that could weigh down the booming eCommerce sector in India, consultancy firm PwC said. A PwC report ‘eCommerce in India: Accelerating Growth’ said the sector has seen unprecedented growth in 2014, driven by rapid technology adoption led by increasing use of devices…