Archives for March 2011

Board exams in India are done, how to engage the kids?

Central board exams (ICSE, CBSE) have recently concluded. Kids have a good 3-4 months before their XIth grade starts. The question most parents have is “How do we keep our kid(s) gainfully occupied during this long gap?”
Kids tired after exams
Many years ago I had written about how students in US were exposed to government’s day to day operations. Not sure how many politicians in India are open to have students workings in their offices. It would be wrong to say every politician is corrupt but I guess most of them are. We would not want our kids to be exposed to the workings of 2G spectrum & other scams.

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Women spend more time than men on Facebook in India

I came across an interesting article today “Why Women Rule The Internet” (reading a bit late though). Recently I had written about non-US traffic was giving the valuations for Facebook & Twitter. For a long time I believe internet companies have recognized the power of the women user base on the net. The article highlights, Read more on Women spend more time than men on Facebook in India…

TV viewership by the language in India

According to Pitch Madison Media Advertising Outlook 2011, the TV medium grew at rate of 24% [Pitch Magazine, Feb 2011]. The size of the ad pie in 2010 was Rs 23,646 crore, TV had the highest share of Rs 10,539 crore.

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11 million broadband subscribers in India: Nov 2010

The broadband figures are of great interest to the internet publishers community in India. We at Oneindia, study it to get a feel of how the internet is reaching the masses because we are in the Indian language space.

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India userbase: Internet 100m, Mobile internet 40m

If any organization can give an accurate, or almost accurate, statistics of internet users in India, it has to be Google. Every PC & mobile internet user uses Google, they could surely even categorize the demography of internet users in India.

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