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Reserve price of spectrum major concern: COAI


June 30th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) The telecom industry hopes that the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) which meets Monday is able to take a decision on at least the reserve ... Read more...

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Re-farming of spectrum will harm incumbents: Assocham


May 19th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The telecom regulator's proposal for an immediate re-farming of spectrum will adversely affect the profits of established service providers, an industry lobby said Saturday.Telecom ... Read more...

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Telecom honchos to meet Sibal


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Chiefs of top telecom firms, including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone, will meet Wednesday evening Communications Minister Kapil Sibal to discuss their concerns following the ... Read more...

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Spectrum shift to put additional Rs.10,000 crore cost on Vodafone


April 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Vodafone India Monday said the telecom regulator's proposal to replace its 900MHz with an 1800MHz network will cost an additional Rs.10,000 crore to the firm ... Read more...

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Telecom Commission seeks clarity on TRAI proposals


April 30th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Telecom Commission Monday sought more information and clarifications from the telecom regulator on its recommendations on 2G auction, including spectrum pricing, which have invited ... Read more...

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‘TRAI plan on spectrum auction will curtail investment’


April 27th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Recommendations of the telcom regulator on spectrum auction would drive up the cost of airwaves, create an artificial scarcity and affect investor sentiments in the ... Read more...

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TRAI recommends high base prices for 2G auction


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Monday recommended to the government a higher-than-expected base price for the auction of 2G spectrum.It recommended the reserve ... Read more...

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Four elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Karnataka


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 22 (IANS) Four candidates, including two from Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and one from the opposition Congress were declared elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha, ... Read more...

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Smaller operators add customers despite Supreme Court’s order


March 22nd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) India's GSM mobile phone base grew with an addition of 8.77 million connections in February 2011 to have total of 656.86 million users with smaller ... Read more...

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Operators at loggerheads over 2G spectrum auction


February 16th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Sharp differences between old and new telecom operators came out in the open Thursday over the forthcoming 2G spectrum auction following the Supreme Court's order ... Read more...

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Norway intervenes to protect Telenor’s $3 bn India investment (Roundup)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) With the Supreme Court ordering the cancellation of 122 telecom licences awarded in 2008, Norway started a diplomatic exercise here Monday to protect the ... Read more...

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2G auction should be among 2008 licencees: Uninor (Second Lead, superseding earlier story)


February 6th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Telecom firm Uninor, that lost all its 22 licences following the Supreme Court's verdict last week, Monday proposed that only those players who got licences ... Read more...

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2G re-auction should be among 2008 licencees: Uninor (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Telecom firm Uninor, that lost all its 22 licences following the Supreme Court's verdict last week, Monday proposed that only those players who got licences ... Read more...

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Only firms given 2G licence in 2008 should be allowed in re-auction: Uninor


February 6th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Telecom firm Uninor that lost all of its 22 licences following the Supreme Court's verdict last week Monday proposed that there should be a fair ... Read more...

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Networks hope to acquire more users, spectrum


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court cancelled 122 telecom licenses, most of the old telecom networks were cautiously optimistic Friday about garnering more users ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP working towards pre-poll alliance in Goa


November 9th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 9 (IANS) The Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Goa have decided to work towards a pre-poll alliance arrangement for the state assembly polls scheduled next ... Read more...

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G20 business leaders urge stable regulatory framework


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) As G20 leaders struggled to find ways to resolve the Eurozone crisis, business leaders of these developed and developing economies, led by India ... Read more...

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Telecom operators split over call termination rate


May 30th, 2011 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Telecom operators are again at loggerheads over reviewing the interconnection usage charge (IUC), this time over the termination rate the operators charge on each other ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia ‘post mortem’ a step in the right direction: Roebuck


February 5th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 5(ANI): Cricket Australia's decision to initiate an extensive review into the national team's capitulation in the recent Ashes series against England is a step in the right direction, cricket columnist ... Read more...

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Oz selectors can also chose tried and tested performers for the Ashes


October 24th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 24 (ANI): As the Australian side licks its wounds following the 2-0 Test loss to India, talk in Australia has focused on the future look of the team, with a ... Read more...

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Generational change not far away if Oz batsmen fail to deliver: Roebuck


October 9th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 9 (ANI): Australian selectors may be forced to change the entire batting order with only Shane Watson and Michael Clarke holding their place in next twelve months, if they ... Read more...

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Activist seeks transparency in Maharahstra RTI chief’s selection


October 7th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Oct 7 (IANS) Prominent Mumbai-based right to information (RTI) activist Krishnaraj Rao continued his indefinite fast for the second day Thursday, demanding transparency in the appointment of Maharashtra's chief information ... Read more...

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NSW pacer Hazlewood raring to fire in India with an eye on the Ashes


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep.3 (ANI): New South Wales pacer Josh Hazlewood is thrilled over the prospect of going on tour with Australia to India.At 19, Hazlewood, cannot help but think that this latest step ... Read more...

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Joe Miller Scores Over Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski


September 1st, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lisa Murkowski the Senator from Alaska has been defeated by Joe Miller the Republican primary challenger and with this she became the newest candidate to be ... Read more...

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Australia set for turbulent times after tied vote


August 24th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 24 (DPA) Chances of a fresh parliamentary election being needed to break the political paralysis in Australia rose Tuesday after vote counting showed a tie and independents likely to ... Read more...

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Sports teams’ success ‘affects how politicians fare in elections’


July 6th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): The success of your local sports team in the two weeks before an election affects the performance of incumbent politicians, says a new study led by an Indian ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s mission 2012 - no contesting by-elections now


June 8th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 8 (IANS) Chief Minister Mayawati says the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will not contest any more by-elections for now - her party triumphed in the Domariyaganj assembly bypoll - ... Read more...

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Job advertisement for Britain’s next PM


April 27th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) A job advertisement has been placed at a recruitment website seeking applications for the next prime minister of Britain and stating that candidates have to be "thick skinned ... Read more...

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Obama’s job approval rating hits all-time low of 46.1 percent: Poll


April 13th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13(ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama's approval ratings have hit an all-time low, polling data suggests.According to RealClearPolitics.com, in polls conducted between March 23 and April 10, a paltry 46.1 ... Read more...

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Obama job approval rating drops to 43 percent


April 9th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.9 (ANI): A Fox News poll has found US President Barack Obama's overall job approval rating dropping to a new low of 43 percent, and opposition to the new health ... Read more...

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68 percent of Americans would vote out all lawmakers: Fox poll


March 20th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.20 (ANI): A Fox News poll shows 68 percent of voters would oust all incumbents, while 20 percent would keep all lawmakers in office.The poll further revealed that even 52 ... Read more...

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Incumbents win Fremont Gurdwara Elections, support former version of Nanak Shahi Calendar


March 15th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNew Delhi, March 15 (ANI): "Sadh Sangat Salte", a Sikh body in U.S, today won the Fremont Gurdwara Elections with a big margin defeating "Panthic Salte", jointly represented by ... Read more...

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Google plans superfast internet


February 11th, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 11 (DPA) Google plans to build a fibre optic broadband network that will connect customers to the internet at speeds 100 times faster than most existing broadband connections ... Read more...

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Salary hike in medical colleges to cost Rs.912 mn


December 30th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The central government has decided to hike the salary of doctors at all autonomous medical colleges, a decision that will cost the exchequer Rs.912 million every year. "The ... Read more...

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Bypoll a shot in the arm for Mayawati


November 10th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) While jolting Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, the results Tuesday of bypolls to one Lok Sabha and 11 state assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh have come ... Read more...

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