'No vote in rural polls till phones get signal', say villagers of Odisha's Tileibeni block

During the COVID-19 crisis, they are not able to attend online classes and many students have to walk up to 10-12 km to get mobile signal.

published on : 19th January 2022

As TSRTC looks to cut costs, more villages across Telangana may lose connectivity

As per the available data with TSRTC, out of 10,221 villages recognised by Corporation, 844 villages remain 'unconnected' and no bus has reached them in the recent years.

published on : 27th December 2021

Kerala local bodies start digital mapping of roads

Information about road measurements and types will be recorded in the current phase followed by the enumeration of other infrastructural assets, like buildings owned by local self-governments.

published on : 12th December 2021

All capitals of Northeast states will be connected with airports before 2024: Amit Shah

He called upon industries to invest in the region and boost development and said that the region is witnessing peace and political stability for the first time.

published on : 26th November 2021

Bad road: Woman delivers on sling midway to hospital in Odisha

Sources said, Sabena Pangi suffered labour pain following which her family called the 108 ambulance service.

published on : 1st October 2021

IT Ministry sets up task force to boost internet connectivity in Karnataka districts

During the recent six district Jan Ashirwad Yatra by Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar, there were numerous requests to improve speed and access of internet connectivity in each district.

published on : 8th September 2021

RJ-turned-teacher launches podcast to help government school students

Coming to the rescue of students bogged down by connectivity and smartphone availability issues is a radio jockey-turned-government school teacher in the district who has taken the podcast route.

published on : 31st August 2021

Missing bridge claims pregnant woman’s life in Adilabad district of Telangana

The ambulance could not reach the village because not only was the road in a hopeless condition, but there was a rivulet to be crossed, and there was no bridge over it.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Agartala-Akhaura rail line to be completed by December: Official

The 15.6-km-long railway link will connect Gangasagar in Bangladesh to Nischintapur in India, and from Nischintapur to Agartala railway station.

published on : 15th August 2021

First direct flight operations flagged off on Imphal - Shillong route under UDAN

The aerial connectivity between the capital cities of Manipur and Meghalaya has been a long-awaited demand of the people of the region.

published on : 4th August 2021

UDAN scheme: only 47 per cent of total routes operational, COVID to impact scheme further

The Civil Aviation Ministry had earlier set a target of operationalising as many as 100 unserved and underserved airports and starting at least 1,000 regional connectivity scheme routes by 2024.

published on : 20th July 2021

Focus on Afghanistan in summit on connectivity

World must have confidence in governance in war-torn nation: EAM

published on : 17th July 2021

Digital disconnect keeps tribal students out in Kerala

Unable to follow online classes due to several reasons, 30% of tribal kids dropped out in past one year, say activists 

published on : 14th July 2021

Of 1,035 tribal areas in Kerala, only 598 have good internet access

Though the government had held talks with telecom service providers, none of them had plans to provide connectivity in 144 locations and improve quality of coverage in 217 locations. 

published on : 14th July 2021

Boost internet connectivity for rural lawyers, CJI NV Ramana asks government

During the event, Ramana pointed out that the issue of connectivity was brought up during a recent conference with HC Chief Justices.

published on : 27th June 2021
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