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Efforts on to make IT available to rural areas: economic survey

NEW DELHI: The Government has formulated a proposal to establish 100,000 Common service Centres (CSCs) in rural areas, which will serve not only as the front-end for most government services but also as a means to connect the citizens of rural India to the World Wide Web.

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Finance Minister P Chidambaram voted Mantri No. 1 in IBN 7

MUMBAI: Manmohan Singh led UPA government having completed half of its five-year tenure was indeed a noteworthy landmark.

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Soft news, hard sell

News channels are changing and how! When Sony's plain Jane Jassi turned into a television temptress, NDTV India's cameras went behind the-scenes to capture this metamorphosis. In fact, the channel known for fusing lifestyle reportage with hard core news programming brought out a special episode on...

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DTH, music videos pulled into service tax net

NEW DELHI / MUMBAI: Bewafaa (unfaithful)! The title of Bollywood's latest "masala" offering could well describe what the media and entertainment industry might be thinking of finance minister P Chidambaram, who presented his Union Budget for 2005-06 aimed at giving a push to infrastructure and...

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FM ignores entertainment sector in budget

NEW DELHI / MUMBAI: It was the royal ignore for the second year in a row for the entertainment sector. Finance minister P Chidambaram, while presenting Union Budget 2005-2006 in Parliament today, had practically nothing to offer the industry. The only mention made in the budget to the media sector...

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