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Dial 166 for non-emergency public services from January


August 26th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Digits 166 will be the telephone number for all non-emergency public services across the country from January next year.The government has approved the three-digit short ... Read more...

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Undue benefit to Reliance Power on coal allocation


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 17 (IANS) The permission to Reliance Power to use excess coal from three blocks allocated to Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project resulted in an undue benefit to ... Read more...

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Railways have worsened under Trinamool: Congress MP


July 30th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) As India witnessed one of its worst train tragedies which left 35 dead, Congress MP Adhir Choudhury Monday accused Railway Minister Mukul Roy of neglecting ... Read more...

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DoT to meet operators on spectrum reserve price


July 13th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Department of Telecom (DoT) is meeting all the operators Friday to get their final opinion on spectrum pricing ahead of the Empowered Group of ... Read more...

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Validity of tariff order for wind plants extended


June 30th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) Saturday extended the validity of its earlier tariff order for wind, biomass and bagasse based co-generation energy plants till ... Read more...

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Pawar to head EGoM on spectrum


June 29th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar will head the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) which will meet to take a decision on spectrum pricing, a ... Read more...

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Windmill makers in Tamil Nadu accused of opaque pricing


June 15th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Spinning Mills Association (TASMA) has decided to approach the Competition Commission of India if windmill makers failed to provide the capital expenditure break-up ... Read more...

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IIP data dissapoints Pranab, says government committed to reforms


June 12th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said that he was disappointed with the industrial output data but asserted that the government was committed to kickstarting ... Read more...

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Chinese man lied about buying US bank, arrested


June 11th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) A Chinese entrepreneur who fabricated a story about buying a US bank has been arrested on suspicion of tax fraud.Lin Chunping from Wenzhou city was arrested ... Read more...

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IGL stock rallies 29 percent on high court order


June 1st, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) The Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) scrip rallied 28.70 percent to Rs.249.35 after the Delhi High Court ruled in its favour Friday.The court quashed an order of ... Read more...

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Court quashes regulatory board’s order on CNG


June 1st, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday quashed an order of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board slashing the network tariff and compression charges with retrospective ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on CNG price cut


May 24th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday reserved its verdict on a plea by Indraprastha Gas Ltd. (IGL) to stay a regulator's order to cut CNG price ... Read more...

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Airtel slashes 3G data tariff by 70 percent


May 17th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Thursday slashed 3G data tariff by up to 70 percent in order to drive demand."Volume based browsing rate on 3G ... Read more...

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TRAI sticks to high reserve price for spectrum auction


May 14th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Sunday retained its recommendations on high reserve price for spectrum auction despite staunch criticism by the industry."The reserve ... Read more...

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Vodafone hikes call tariff for post-paid customers in Mumbai by 20 percent


May 1st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Vodafone India Tuesday hiked its post-paid tariffs by 20 percent to 1.2 paise per second in the Mumbai circle."Vodafone had hiked its call tariffs for ... 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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No stay on regulator’s order to cut gas prices in Delhi (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to stay a regulator's order to the Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) to reduce the price of CNG and piped ... Read more...

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‘No stay on regulator’s order to cut gas prices in Delhi’


April 11th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to stay a regulator's order to the Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) to reduce cut the price of CNG and ... Read more...

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Regulator asks IGL to reduce gas prices


April 10th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Piped cooking gas for households and compressed natural gas (CNG) for vehicles is likely to become cheaper in the national capital with the regulator asking ... Read more...

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Laughter in house over ‘rollback of speech’ (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Injecting a note of levity in his sombre budget presentation, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told the Lok Sabha Friday during a brief disruption ... Read more...

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No problem in rollback of speech, says Pranab


March 16th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Injecting a note of levity in his sombre budget presentation, a smiling Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told the Lok Sabha Friday that he had ... Read more...

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Pre-paid Airtel customers to get detailed bills now


February 13th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Following the Indian telecom regulator's instructions, Bharti Airtel Monday launched an online self-care service to provide its pre-paid mobile customers details of their account including ... Read more...

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CESC’s Q3 net profit down 33 percent


February 13th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Power utility CESC Limited, an RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group company, Monday reported a 32.73 percent dip in its net profit for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011, ... Read more...

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India to US: Don’t set back IT success story, ease visas


February 7th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Voicing concern over protectionism, India has asked the US to address issues faced by Indian IT professionals, who pay $15 billion in taxes, and reminded Washington ... 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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Telecom services hit in northeast due to employees’ strike


December 16th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 15 (IANS) Telecommunication services were affected Thursday in the northeastern region as over 2,200 engineers and employees of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) observed a strike protesting ... Read more...

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CESC’s net profit dips 26 percent in Q2


November 9th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) Power utility CESC Limited, a RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group company, Wednesday reported a 26 percent dip in its net profit at Rs.144 crore in the second quarter ... Read more...

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Sibal to introduce new telcom policy draft Monday


October 7th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The government Friday said it would release the draft of the new telecommunications policy Monday."Kapil Sibal, minister of communications and information technology, will announce draft ... Read more...

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Mobile call tariffs to hike even further: Mittal


September 6th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Mobile call tariffs, which were hiked by many telecom operators a couple of months ago, are expected to witness further increase in the coming months ... Read more...

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Rs.2.15 lakh crore collected as spectrum, licence fee


August 17th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government has collected Rs.2.15 lakh crore for 2G, 3G and Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) spectrum and licensing from the telecom operators up to June ... Read more...

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TRAI disconnects connections of telemarketing companies for pesky calls


August 10th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has disconnected over 72,000 telephone connections of registered telemarketers and over 118,000 of unregistered telemarketing companies for breaching ... Read more...

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Rising fuel prices forced airlines to increase fares: Ravi


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Wednesday blamed rising jet fuel prices for domestic airlines increasing the fuel charge component in airfare to a maximum of ... Read more...

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No hike in tariff: MTNL


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) State-owned Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) Wednesday said it will not raise its call rates even though leading telecom operators hiked their tariffs last week."In ... Read more...

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NTPC’s first quarter net profit up 12.69 percent


July 25th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) State-run power generation major NTPC Monday reported an increase of 12.69 percent in its net profit for the first quarter of 2011-12, which stood at ... Read more...

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Norway’s killer could be jailed only 21 years


July 25th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Norway's mass killer could be jailed only for 21 years because it is the longest sentence available to judges in that country, a media report said ... Read more...

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