Posts Tagged ‘Indian IDN’

India ready to have IDNs in seven regional languages

If everything goes well as planned, India will be ready to have internationalised domain names (IDN) on the internet in seven Indian languages — Hindi, Bangla, Punjabi, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu and Gujarati — by next year. The department of information technology (DIT), Government of India will submit its proposal by next month to The Internet [...]

IDNs and India: A Conversation with Rajesh Aggarwal of NIXI

By Chuck Kisselburg (ICANNWiki.org) NIXI (National Internet eXchange of India), is the registry for “.in”. With offices throughout India NIXI is the meeting point for all ISPs in India. NIXI facilitates the exchange of Internet traffic between peering ISP members. What better way to understand the impact IDNs will have on India than through a [...]

Government to push for Indian language IDNs at ICANN Meeting

IDNs are one of the critical factors for democratisation and universalisation of the Internet. It has already introduced 13 language test names, including in the Devanagari and Tamil scripts. Its meeting is being held in New Delhi.