Viacom18 announces new entity ‘Viacom18 Digital Ventures’

One of India’s fastest growing multi-platform entertainment networks, Viacom18 has announced its new digital business, Viacom18 Digital Ventures bridging traditional broadcasting and digital innovation. Viacom has handpicked Gaurav Gandhi, an industry expert from within organization, as the Chief Operating Officer of this venture. His new role is effective 1st August 2015. Gandhi has earlier served…

Digital India needs a Citizen-centric Experience

With over 1.25 Billion people, the only sustainable means in India for delivering services from the government to the citizens in a transparent and timely manner is through the Internet. This makes the need for a designing Citizen Experience with the least common denominator in mind a strategic imperative for PM Narendra Modi’s Digital India. The Internet has…

Net neutrality will boost investment

Over the past two decades, India has seen phenomenal growth in internet penetration. The number of users may touch half a billion by 2018 from the present 260 million. This impacted economic growth and paved the way for freedom of speech and realisation of true democracy. Given the central role played by internet in the…

SGRH launches digital health card

In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Digital India’ campaign aimed at creating a digitally empowered society, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) today launched a multi-purpose Digital Health Card to provide patients with easy access to medical care. “As a part of the ‘Digital India Programme’, we have launched SGRH Health Card– a multi purpose…

Defamation can’t be criminal offence: HC

While the Supreme Court is seized of a batch of petitions questioning the constitutionality of criminal defamation proceedings, the Madras high court on Tuesday stopped just inches short of decriminalizing the ‘offence’ when it ruled that persons facing such cases could not be considered to have a ‘criminal background’. “The trend all over the world…