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Booking Holdings Survey: “The Next Billion in India” Will Use Internet to advance their Social Standing

Kolkata, Mar 12 (UNI) Booking Holdings, the global leader in online accommodations and travel e-commerce, conducted a study to explore the impact of digital transformation in Asia and gain insight into how increased Internet access will affect the burgeoning population in the region.
According to the study titled “The Next Billion Online,” Internet access in India is considered to be a ‘fundamental right’ and a basic necessity. Around 95 percent of respondents in India believe that the “Next Billion in India” will use the Internet a useful and empowering tool to advance their social standing.
Interestingly, 88 percent of tech experts and opinion leaders believe that if the Next Billion gained access to the Internet, there will be economic growth, 84 percent feel that there will be social improvement and 65 percent believe that it will cause political advancement.
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Teachers impacted by HC verdict meet Finance Minister Rameshwar Oraon

23 Sep 2020 | 5:46 PM

Ranchi, Sep 23 (UNI) A delegation of the teachers who have been impacted by a recent
High Court verdict which has scrapped the recruitment policy and subsequent high school
teacher appointment made on that basis, on Wednesday met JPCC Chief and Finance
Minister Rameshwar Oraon.

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Four arrested by Gumla Police with huge cache of banned cough syrup

23 Sep 2020 | 5:43 PM

Gumla, Sep 23 (UNI) In a joint action undertaken by police teams from Raidih and Ratu
of the neighbouring district of Ranchi four men have been arrested along with huge cache
of banned cough syrup.

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Elephant kills a woman in Bishnugarh of Hazaribagh

Elephant kills a woman in Bishnugarh of Hazaribagh

23 Sep 2020 | 5:33 PM

Hazaribagh, Sep 23 (UNI) A wild elephant which has got separated from his group on
Wednesday killed a woman in Nawadih village under Bishnugarh block in this district.

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Teenage boy drowns in pond at Ratu of Ranchi district

23 Sep 2020 | 5:32 PM

Ranchi, Sep 23 (UNI) A teenage boy was drowned in a pond on Wednesday under Ratu
Police Station area in this district.

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TPC zonal commander arrested by Palamu Police

23 Sep 2020 | 5:25 PM

Daltonganj, Sep 23 (UNI) A zonal commander of the Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC) has
been arrested by the Palamu Police.

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