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TRAI to fine operators for contravening MNP rules


September 19th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Wednesday said it will levy financial disincentives on operators for contravention of mobile number portability (MNP) regulations ranging ... Read more...

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‘Lifetime plans should be offered till telecom permit allows’


September 5th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Lifetime mobile tariff plans offered by telecom operators are valid as long as the operator is permitted to provide such service under the licence, Minister ... Read more...

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Government disconnects 51,000 telephone connections


August 17th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government has disconnected over 51,000 telephone numbers of such subscribers who had not registered themselves as a telemarketer but were involved in the activity, ... Read more...

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Mobiles fall silent in Kashmir


August 15th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Cell phones across Kashmir Valley fell silent Wednesday morning as official functions to celebrate the country's 66th Independence Day started here.Mobile phones from various service ... Read more...

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Plumber Melvyn Careswell jailed for tax evasion


July 27th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Epsom, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Melvyn Careswell has been sentenced to one year in jail for tax evasion. Careswell is said to have evaded paying income tax worth 50,000 dollars. HM Revenue ... Read more...

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Infosys ranked second in global outsourcing firms


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 23 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd has been ranked second in the 2012 global outsourcing list of 100 top firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals ... Read more...

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TRAI issues draft guidelines on mobile data services


July 11th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The telecom regulator has released draft regulations on minimum quality benchmark for mobile internet service under which it will be mandatory for an operator to ... Read more...

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300,000 computers with deadly virus to lose internet: FBI


July 8th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Around 300,000 internet users across the world may lose their internet connections July 9 if their computers have been infected with the deadly "Alureon/DNS Changer ... Read more...

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Computers with deadly virus to lose web link: FBI


July 5th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Internet users across the world have been warned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that if they have the "Alureon/DNS Changer bot" virus ... Read more...

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Over 50 mn opted for mobile number portability till May


July 5th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 50.16 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 5.8 million ... Read more...

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45.89 mn subscribers opted for MNP till April: TRAI


June 27th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 45.89 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 5.11 million ... Read more...

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China’s catering sales booming


May 29th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) The annual sales of China's catering industry is expected to reach 3.7 trillion yuan ($587 billion) by 2015.Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Jiang Zengwei said this ... Read more...

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TRAI launches consumer portal, to track complaints


April 30th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Monday launched a portal to help subscribers lodge service complaints and track their redressal.Called the Telecom Consumers Complaint ... Read more...

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Top Maharashtra tourist destinations to get full ‘power’


April 27th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Tourists visiting prominent Maharashtra hill stations, pilgrim centres and heritage sites can look forward to a 'cool' summer this year with the state's electricity distribution company ... Read more...

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TRAI asks operators to offer per second-billing plan (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


April 20th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday asked all service providers to ensure that they offer their customers per second billing plan along with ... Read more...

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Operators must offer calls at 1 paisa per second plan: TRAI


April 20th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday asked all service providers to ensure that they offer their customers a tariff plan of one ... Read more...

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TRAI issues guidelines for mobile banking services


April 18th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Releasing its Mobile Banking Regulations 2012, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Tuesday said the service providers will have to facilitate banks to use ... Read more...

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Screening of ‘Kahaani’ for underprivileged women


March 16th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) A special screening of Vidya Balan-starrer "Kahaani" was organised for women from NGO SOS-Children's village here.More than 40 employees from the NGO attended the screening ... Read more...

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Consumers tell lies to get rewards (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 16 (IANS) Consumers who tell lies during a service encounter are more satisfied than truth tellers when their lying fetches them rewards."Although we might expect that a positive ... Read more...

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Consumers can tell lies to get rewards


March 16th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 16 (IANS) Consumers who resort to lies during a service encounter are more satisfied than truth tellers when their lying fetches them rewards."Although we might expect that a ... Read more...

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China needs own space laws: Official


March 12th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) China needs its own law to protect its rights in outer space as well as regulate its domestic space activities, a top official has said."China is ... Read more...

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32.79 mn subscribers opt for mobile number portability


March 6th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 32.79 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 3.39 million ... Read more...

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SC issues notice to CBI on Essar Teleholdings’ petition


February 15th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notices to the CBI and the Centre for Public Interest Litigation on a petition of Essar Teleholdings Limited and ... Read more...

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TRAI seeks industry view on mobile tariff cap


February 6th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Monday sought the industry's view on whether there should be a cap on the tariffs of telecom services ... Read more...

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2G: Notice to centre on plea linked to excess spectrum (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the centre on a plea seeking court-guided investigation by the CBI into alleged irregularities in the allocation of ... Read more...

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29.24 mn subscribers opt for mobile number portability


January 30th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) About 292.4 lakh (29.24 million) mobile phone subscribers have opted for mobile number portability (MNP) with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 2.83 million requests ... Read more...

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Mobile phone blackout in Kashmir


January 26th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 26 (IANS) Mobile phones across the Kashmir Valley stopped functioning as service providers shut off connectivity as part of the high security drill for the 63rd Republic Day ... Read more...

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Standard Chartered’s BPO to prune vendors, save $7 mn


January 19th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) Standard Chartered Bank's wholly-owned subsidiary Scope International Pvt Ltd hopes to save $7 million per year by pruning its IT vendor base to three or four ... Read more...

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Penalties on new operators for roll-out delay set aside


January 13th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) Friday set aside the penalty imposed on new operators for the delay in rolling out their networks ... Read more...

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25.84 mn subscribers opt for mobile number portability


January 9th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) About 258 lakh (25.8 million) mobile phone subscribers have opted for mobile number portability (MNP) with Gujarat receiving the maximum number of 2.49 million requests ... Read more...

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China to track kitchen wastes


December 14th, 2011 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 14 (IANS) Chinese authorities plan to track kitchen waste from restaurants to stop the illegal supply of gutter oil -- old cooking oil collected from the gutters.Gutter oil ... Read more...

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Need to utilise laws to remove defamatory material: Assocham


December 7th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A leading industry lobby Wednesday said that the government should utilise the exsiting legal remedies for removing defamatory materials from social media websites, rather ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular gains maximum via mobile number portability


November 30th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular has gained the maximum number of subscribers from other companies via the mobile number portability (MNP) route reporting a net ... Read more...

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Complaints against pesky calls decline


November 25th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The government Friday said that the number of complaints against commercial calls have come down after implementation of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's (TRAI) ... Read more...

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Mobile users can now send 200 SMSes a day


November 1st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Mobile phone users can now send up to 200 SMSes a day. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Tuesday raised the earlier cap of 100 ... Read more...

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