Archives for March 2009

Gmail starts supporting Indian languages

Gmail now supports the 5 Indian languages РHindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. Users have been complaining about the lack of language support on popular email platforms  (Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail).

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Only 13% of existing internet users in India prefer to read in English

Juxt ConsultingPremier research company JuxtConsult has released its report “India Online 2009” [presentation] last week. I am particularly interested in what they have to say about Indian languages every time. There is just one mention about languages in this report.

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When will our politicians be ‘Open For Questions’?

It is safe to assume every Indian politician is trying to imitate Obama’s online presence &¬† campaign. Obama has not only been advertising via Google Adwords for “Obama’s First 100 Days” but now he is reaching out to common people on White House’s “Open For Questions“,

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Elections: New Mantra – Roti, Kapda, Makaan aur Broadband

It is that time of the year in India – it is legal for every political party to make false promises. General Election 2009 is heating up. Political parties have started releasing their manifesto.

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Bizcomp.in: What should be expected out of a business plan competition?

Yesterday (March 21, 2009) I attended the final round of Bizcomp.in Рorganized by SJCE РScience & Technology Entrepreneurs Park (SJCE-STEP). I being an Alumni of Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE) look forward to some excuse to visit my alma mater Рnot that I visit them all the time, it took my 21 years after graduation to spend a good amount of time at my beloved alma mater.  You can see few photos here.
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