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TRAI to Survey Public Opinions to Implement Free Roaming in India

Free roaming on all networks of India is what that soon seems to be on the cards. TRAI seeks public opinions to finalize roaming policy on all telecom networks in India. Free roaming is expected to be a reality very soon. There are certain complication on free roaming facility all over India. It is a matter related to tariff rates. Telecom operators want TRAI to conduct systematic study before modifying nationwide roaming policy. Rajan Mathews who is Director General of Cellular Operators Association of India said : How can tariff for a subscriber in Bihar be same as that...

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Datawind to Launch Aakash 2 in October, Supply Started to IIT Bombay

Datawind, the manufacturing company of upgraded version of low cost tablet Aakash has revealed a good news for the customers who are eagerly waiting for the launch of Aakash 2 in Indian market. The company has said that the Aakash 2 will be likely launched somewhere in the month of October this year but the supply of the Aakash 2 has already been started to Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) for the distribution among the students at subsidized price of around USD $35. Datawind CEO Sunit Singh Tuli told PTI : Supplies are on to IIT Bombay. In...

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Aakash 2 : Improved Version of Aakash is Coming Soon in Market !

Aakash 2, the upgraded and improved version of the world’s cheapest tablet Aakash will be available soon in India. In Aakash 2, many issues have been fixed which were dominant in the earlier version of Aakash. Developed by UK-based company DataWind and IIT-Rajasthan and manufactured by Indian company Quad, Aakash was unveiled in October last year and was being booked 1 lakh unit per day. It was available at just 2500 but unfortunately it has several software glitches and poor performance. Hence it was criticized and praised equally by the experts. But now Aakash 2 will have more features...

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IIT Delhi to conduct own Entrance Examination similar to IIT Kanpur, rejecting Kapil Sibal’s Plan

NEW DELHI : IIT Delhi has adopted the footsteps of IIT Kanpur and has confirmed to conduct its separate entranced examination from next year. HRD Minister Kapil Sibal’s plan of “one nation, one test” aka CET (Common Entrance Test) has been rejected by both of these premier tech-schools. The decision flashed out after a critically important meeting of IIT Delhi Senate held at New Delhi. A member who attended the Senate meeting said : We will not accept the proposed single entrance test and will conduct our own exam. The proposed test impinges on the autonomy of IIT Delhi....

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77 of Top 100 in IIT-JEE 2012 admitted to IIT Bombay alone

MUMBAI : This year 86 candidates of top 100 in IIT-JEE 2012 have chosen IIT Bombay as their top priority. Out of those only 77 could be allotted seats in the prestigious tech-school. The 3 girl candidates in top 100 has also opted for IIT Bombay as their top priority. IIT Bombay has, in few years emerged as the dream institute of IIT-JEE crackers. In 2010, 67 of top 100 had opted for IIT Bombay as their top priority. The same statistics is decreasing in IIT Delhi. This year 19 candidates opted for IIT Delhi as their first choice....

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