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Bombay Beat - Photos of Bombay @ IdeaIndia.Com

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Bombay Beat - Photos of Bombay @ IdeaIndia.Com

Parsi Bawas get the beat - A Police Beat Marshall outside a Parsi Zoroastrian Fire Temple in Bombay


Silhouettes - View of Marine Drive from Churchgate, Mumbai - Photos of Mumbai @ IdeaIndia.Com

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Bombay Dusk - Photos of Mumbai @ IdeaIndia.Com

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Looking Up in Uttarakhand - Photos of India @ IdeaIndia.Com

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Prasad's Panchayat Project: Going Digital

Times of India reports that expressing optimism about the growth opportunities provided by the Internet, communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) will herald an e-commerce revolution in India. The ambitious project worth around Rs 35,000 crore aims to provide high-speed broadband connectivity to 2.5 lakh gram panchayats in India by March 2017. "NOFN will lead to an empowered India with villages boarding the Internet superway. It will also lead to an explosion of e-commerce in the country," Prasad said at the first meeting of the Centre and states to deliberate on various initiatives under the Digital India programme. 
Initiatives in the Digital India programme are coming thick and fast. It was recently reported that the government wants every Indian citizen to have a smartphone by 2019. There are all very ambitious projects and we will see by the time of the next general election how far Modi's government has reac…

Learning the Virtues of Cricket - Photos of India @ IdeaIndia.Com

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Travelling to Konkan, Maharashtra - Photos of India @ IdeaIndia.Com

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Digital India: India's Digital Dream

Times of India reports that the cabinet has approved the ambitious Digital India programme that aims to connect all gram panchayats by broadband Internet, promote e-governance and transform India into a connected knowledge economy. The Programme, which would be implemented in a phased manner by 2019, is estimated to cost about Rs 113,000 crore, including ongoing schemes being run by the telecom department and Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), as well as on new schemes "Digital India is a program to prepare India for a knowledge future," says a presentation on the program to the cabinet by DeitY. "The focus is on making technology central to enabling change". Prime Minister Narendra Modi had listed Digital India as among the top priorities for the new BJP-led central government, while delivering his maiden Independence Day speech on August 15. 
Modi is seeking to improve India's digital infrastructure. With this government Department…

Love is Freedom in Mumbai - Photos of Mumbai

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Vegetable Seller in Guhagar, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra - India Photo Library

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Local Villager at Khashedi Ghat, Maharashtra, India - India Photo Library

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Local Villager at Khashedi Ghat, Maharashtra, India

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Taking a Ride in Sin City, Mumbai - IdeaIndia.Com

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Maharashtra Mornings

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Lazy Mornings in Maharashtra - On the beach at Dahanu, Maharashtra, India
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Seeing Red in Mumbai - Photos of Mumbai

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Kempti, Uttarakhand, India - Images of India @ IdeaIndia.Com

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Mussourie Uttarakhand India - India Photo Library @ IdeaIndia.Com

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Tent City, Chopatti, Mumbai - India Photo Library @ IdeaIndia.Com

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Always Be Happy - Inscription on your Way Up

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