‘Public Data Offices can serve as last-mile WiFi hotspot providers’: TRAI

‘Public Data Offices can serve as last-mile WiFi hotspot providers’: TRAI: Telecom regulator TRAI has recommended (pdf) setting up of Public Data Offices (PDOs) that provides “last-mile” WiFi connectivity in areas where connectivity is low. It proposed a model wherein small entrepreneurs and shop owners could set up WiFi hotspots (or PDOs) by acquiring bandwidth…

‘Hormonal’ female students need curfews, says India women’s minister in latest gaffe

‘Hormonal’ female students need curfews, says India women’s minister in latest gaffe: NEW DELHI // Female students need curfews to protect them from their “hormonal outbursts”, India’s women’s minister has said, sparking ridicule on social media. Many Indian universities impose curfews on women while allowing male students to stay out at night, a policy critics…