Sam Pitroda

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Name: Sam Pitroda
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Gandhiji: The man who knew the pulse of India

Gandhi believed that India lives in its villages but the Panchayati Raj Act which was introduced as per a provision under the Constitution was framed by someone who had no idea of rural India02 Oct 2014By Sreekumar RaghavanCome October 2 and the nation ... [Published CommodityOnline - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 2 reports

National Herald Case: HC defers final hearing to Nov 3

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has deferred the final hearing of the National Herald case involving Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Vice-president Rahul Gandhi and other party leaders to November 03.Reportedly, Justice VP Vaish said that he will begin ... [Published PardaPhash - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 2 reports

Stay on summons against Sonia, Rahul in Herald case extended

the trial court order summoning Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and three others in a case relating to acquiring ownership of National Herald daily.Justice VP Vaish agreed to extend the interim order after counsel for Gandhis and others ... [Published Millennium Post - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Time for stylish dreams

The dream of a destination city was the highlight of the final day of Zonasa 2014. National Institute of Technology, Patna, played host to the annual architectural festival organised by the zonal body of National Association of Students of Architecture. ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Arms wide open

At Madison Square Garden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi displayed the power of persuasion, perhaps his greatest asset, and his ability to recruit participation in the story that he is scripting for a new India. But he was preaching to the already converted. ... [Published Indian Express - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

How technology is changing the way we pay

SINGAPORE - Order and pay for popcorn without leaving your seat at the cinema. Buy items from digital magazines without leaving the page. Settle the bill at a restaurant without the need for a waiter.These are some of the payment technology highlights ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Two major bloopers in 15 days, Is DD failing as a institution?

At a time when public broadcaster, Doordarshan is trying to reinvent itself to compete with private broadcasters, two major bloopers within span of fifteen days has brought major embarrassment to the national broadcaster.Ever since, it took the charge, ... [Published Oneindia - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Yet another committee

It is unfortunate that over three months after the presentation of the railway Budget, which expressed the need to restructure the railway board, a committee has been set up to suggest how the board and the ministry can be reorganised. The committee might ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Bibek Debroy to head panel to revamp Railway Board

The government has announced forming a committee to begin the much-needed process of restructuring the Railway Board. The committee, announced on Tuesday, will be headed by economist Bibek Debroy.The other members are former Procter & Gamble India head ... [Published Business Today India - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

India needs political will to promote phone banking: Pitroda

From Gurdip SinghSingapore, Sep 24 (PTI) India needs strong political will to enable phone banking services across the country to facilitate payment of government salaries and school fees through electronics, Sam Pitroda, who piloted the telecom revolution ... [Published Press Trust of India - Sep 24 2014]
Entities: Sam Pitroda, Banking, India
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

BOSS dying slow death due to lack of patronage

NEW DELHI/BANGALORE: The government's (BOSS), which was initially touted as a home-grown alternative to Microsoft's Windows, is seeing a slow death due to lack of government support and investments. Updates are infrequent, customer support is inefficient ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bibek Debroy to head panel for Railway Board restructuring

A high-level committee headed by Bibek Debroy will steer the restructuring process in the Railway Board and take further steps for resource mobilisation for major railway projects. Reform and restructure of the board was one of the announcements made ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 23 2014]

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...Manmohan Singh'sManmohan Singh's Advisor on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovation Sam Pitroda of running away from the country, saying, "it's a shame on him, he has held positions in the government as adivisor of planning commissions, and today, he is refusing to come back to the country, he is hiding in chicago, we served the summons to him in chicago, and a warrant will be issued if he doesn't turn up in the trial court."

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Ed Fast, Indian Consul General And CIF Members ... [Published South Asian Observer - Oct 17 2014]
CIF honours Chanchlani [Published South Africa Genration Next - Oct 16 2014]
Who Holds The Blue Pencil? [Published Outlook India - Oct 11 2014]
Saying hello to Namaste [Published Millennium Post - Oct 07 2014]
Gandhiji: The man who knew the pulse of India [Published CommodityOnline - Oct 02 2014]
National Herald Case: HC defers final hearing t... [Published PardaPhash - Oct 02 2014]
Stay on summons against Sonia, Rahul in Herald ... [Published Millennium Post - Oct 01 2014]
Stay on Summons Against Sonia, Rahul in Herald ... [Published New Indian Express - Oct 01 2014]
National Herald case: Hearing adjourned … [Published Yahoo! India - Oct 01 2014]
National Herald case Delhi HC to decide on plea... [Published Hindustan Times - Oct 01 2014]
Time for stylish dreams [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Oct 01 2014]
Arms wide open [Published Indian Express - Sep 30 2014]
End bureaucratisation of zoos: Valmik Thapar [Published Business Standard India - Sep 27 2014]
How technology is changing the way we pay [Published ABS-CBN News - Sep 27 2014]
Two major bloopers in 15 days, Is DD failing as... [Published Oneindia - Sep 27 2014]
National Herald to be relaunched soon [Published Livemint.com - Sep 24 2014]
Re-imagine the zoo [Published Indian Express - Sep 24 2014]
Yet another committee [Published Business Standard India - Sep 24 2014]
Bibek Debroy to head panel to revamp Railway Board [Published Business Today India - Sep 24 2014]
India needs political will to promote phone ban... [Published Press Trust of India - Sep 24 2014]
India needs political will to promote phone ban... [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 24 2014]
MasterCard Forum will discuss about next-gen in... [Published Travel and Tour World - Sep 24 2014]
BOSS dying slow death due to lack of patronage [Published Economic Times - Sep 24 2014]
Panel to restructure Railway Board set up [Published The Statesman - Sep 23 2014]
Bibek Debroy to head panel for Railway Board re... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 23 2014]
Google Android One: Smartphones for All [Published Agencyfaqs! - Sep 23 2014]
ICTs — no luxury, a catalyst for development [Published Devex - Sep 22 2014]
Going lateral [Published Indian Express - Sep 18 2014]
Portal remains [Published The Week - Sep 16 2014]
Central nod for innovation hub [Published Times of India - Sep 16 2014]
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