Current Affairs Today: Published on 11 February, 2016
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Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) partnered to help Delhi Police to stop crime and to track criminals.
Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, has invested an undisclosed amount in Delhi-based biopharmaceutical firm Invictus Oncology Pvt Ltd and online marketplace for industrial tools Moglix.
The Online Portal of Indian Railways, IRCTC, ties up with the tea café chain “Chaayos”. The partnership with Chaayos will ensure that passengers get their tea and snacks delivered to their train seats directly. Initially, the collaboration is for all trains at New Delhi station, and will soon be extended to other stations across Delhi and Mumbai.
Maharashtra has emerged as the top ranking state in terms of overall Internet readiness index, according to a new report published by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Indicus Analytics.
The report titled ‘Index of Internet Readiness of Indian States’ pits Karnataka and Gujarat as close second and third while Telengana and Tamil Nadu rank fourth and fifth respectively. Delhi has emerged as the top state among smaller states in terms of Internet readiness index. The national capital is followed by Puducherry and Goa. At the same time, Chandigarh is ranked top among the Union Territories.
Internet Readiness index is a composite index of five components: e-Infrastructure index, e-Participation index, IT-Services and e-Governance index.
SAFER INTERNET DAY
Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially among children and young people across the world.
This year’s celebration took place on Tuesday, 9 February 2016 with a theme of ‘Play your part for a better internet!’.
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