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Indians Get Particular about Online Marriage
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 22, 2010 last modified Apr 04, 2011 06:48 AM — filed under:
The article quotes Nishant Shah's views on online behaviour of people seen elsewhere in the world.
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Community Informatics: Successfully Applying Information and Communications Technologies as a Support to Local Economic and Social Development
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 22, 2010 last modified Apr 05, 2011 04:13 AM — filed under:
Dr. Gurstein will present a talk on the current state of development in Community Informatics and facilitate a broader discussion on community based ICTs for local development and community empowerment as are currently applied in India and worldwide.
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Your Signature Could Help 70 Million Read
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 22, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:10 PM — filed under:
A humble signature campaign in the city intends to take on a law that prevents the print-impaired from reading. You too can join in and support the cause.
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Free Copyright Control to Help Blind Students: Xavier's Resource Centre
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 22, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:10 PM — filed under:
This article throws light on the fact that even though technology has made it possible for visually challenged to access print material, there is little awareness among authors and publishers to make it accessible, and hence, only an amendment in copyright laws can bring about this awareness.
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The Cultural Politics of Neo-Pentecostalism in India
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 14, 2010 last modified Aug 21, 2013 11:04 AM — filed under:
Talk by Pradip Ninan Thomas
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Right to Read, Now in Mumbai
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 10, 2010 last modified Aug 17, 2011 08:46 AM — filed under:
The third phase of the 'Right to Read' campaign in India held in Mumbai was coordinated by the Xavier’s Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged (XRCVC). The Mumbai Phase of the Right to Read Campaign was launched on 1st January 2010 and ran till the 27th of January 2010.
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The print-impaired millions and their right to read
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 08, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:10 PM — filed under:
Books, books everywhere, but not a word to read. This is the scenario for the approximately 70 million print-impaired in India, a sizeable population that includes the visually-impaired young people as well the elderly — whose vision depletes with advancing age.
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De facebook
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 08, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:41 PM — filed under:
Facebook used to be our playground but privacy concerns are now souring that fantasy. Why do we trust a clutch of new corporations with such phenomenal amounts of personal data?
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Can’t read, so use new tech to let books speak
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 08, 2010 last modified Apr 02, 2011 01:43 PM — filed under:
An article in the Times of India about the Right to Read campaign organised by the Centre for Internet & Society at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi as the world book fair kicked off.
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No Software Patents: Meetup at CIS on February 6
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 05, 2010 last modified Apr 05, 2011 04:14 AM — filed under:
Our team at CIS India thanks you for opposing software patents in India by signing the petition. If you stay in Bangalore, we invite you to a meetup on the topic of Software Patents, this Saturday (Feb 6th). We will have a few subject matter experts amongst us too.
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