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Reliance Communications stock surges on tariff hike


September 21st, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Shares of Reliance Communications Friday surged over 7 percent after it decided to hike call rates by 25 percent.At the Bombay Stock Exchange, the scrip closed ... Read more...

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Reliance Infrastructure reports decline in Q1 profits


August 14th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, August 14 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure Tuesday declared that its standalone net profit declined 24 percent year-on-year to Rs.327 crore in the quarter ended June 2012.The company has posted a ... Read more...

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Court tells Delhi power regulator to notify tariff hike


July 11th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) to notify the recent hike in electricity tariff.A division bench of Acting ... Read more...

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Airlines challenge Delhi airport tariff hike


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a stay on the nod to the Delhi International Airport Ltd. (DIAL) ... Read more...

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Telcom firms meet Sibal again lobbying against TRAI proposals


May 8th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday assured telecom service providers that the government will look into their grievances against the sector regulator's recommendations on spectrum auction.For ... Read more...

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CESC net up 137 percent in Q4 backed by tariff hike


May 8th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Backed by 13 per cent tariff hike, power utility CESC Ltd., an RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group company Tuesday reported a 137.5 percent jump in its net profit ... Read more...

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GSM players to contest TRAI theory of minor tariff hike


May 7th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The heads of some telecom firms will meet Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday to contest the regulator's contention that there would be only a minor ... Read more...

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Nobody’s asked me to resign: Dinesh Trivedi (Second Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Stating he will not run away from his duties, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Thursday said neither Prime Minister Manmohan Singh nor Trinamool Congress chief ... Read more...

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Will quit if PM or Mamata ask me to: Trivedi (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Thursday that he would stay "at the border outpost" till he was replaced or asked to leave by his ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi sends resignation to PM


March 15th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi has sent his resignation letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, ministry sources said Thursday, a day after the minister presented his ... Read more...

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Mamata summons Dinesh Trivedi to Kolkata


March 14th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday night summoned Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi to Kolkata, hours after he made defiant statements disregarding the party's diktat to ... Read more...

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Fresh 2G auction: Consumer may be spared large hike


February 19th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Indian mobile consumer could be spared a large tariff hike due to the mandated auction of 2G telecom spectrum. Industry analysts don't foresee ... Read more...

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All should be allowed to bid in 2G auction: Bharti Airtel


February 8th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Under a fair market mechanism, all players should be given equal opportunity to participate when a 2G auction takes place, leading telecom firm Bharti Airtel ... Read more...

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TDP leaders held during protest march in Hyderabad


January 10th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu and other leaders of the Andhra Pradesh opposition party were arrested here Tuesday for leading a march ... Read more...

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Reliance Infra’s Q2 operating revenue up 44 percent


November 8th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) Reliance Infra, part of the Reliance Group, Tuesday reported a rise of 44 percent in its operating income for the quarter ended Sep 30, 2011 at ... Read more...

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Dikshit justifies water tariff hike


September 17th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Justifying her government's decision to hike water tariff earlier this month, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday said prices were raised after a gap of ... Read more...

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Your power bill goes up as tariff hiked in Delhi


August 26th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Your electricity bill has just got a massive hike with the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) Friday increasing power tariff by around 22 percent. "We have ... Read more...

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TRAI quizzes telcos on tariff hike


August 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Thursday said it had sought clarification from telecom operators on their recent move to hike call rates."We will ... Read more...

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Kolkata power firm may hike tariff


August 9th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) The RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group-owned city power utility company CESC may hike its tariff if the price of coal increases, said a company official Tuesday."If the prices ... Read more...

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Idea, Vodafone end one paisa tariff


July 28th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Taking a leaf from telecom giant Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone also increased tariffs on their pre-paid plans in select regions while Bharti expanded its ... Read more...

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Telecom services industry grew 15 percent in 2010-11


July 24th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) In the midst of scams involving award of 2G spectrum coming to light last year, the Indian telecom services industry grew almost 15 percent to ... Read more...

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Hike in power tariff in Uttar Pradesh recommended


April 2nd, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) Thursday night announced 13 percent hike in power tariffs across the state. The hike - the second in the year - ... Read more...

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Many opt for getaways on long Holi weekend


February 26th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) With Holi on a Monday this year, many residents of the capital are packing their bags for a long weekend getaway. While most are opting for road trips ... Read more...

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Punjab to ‘adjust’ enhanced power tariff


January 7th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) Buckling under pressure from its alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and falling for populist measures, the Akali Dal-led Punjab government Thursday announced that the enhanced tariff ... Read more...

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Pakistan raises gas prices by 31 percent


July 1st, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) The Pakistani government has hiked gas prices by a hefty 31 percent from Tuesday, making CNG the most expensive in the region. The increase will take the retail ... Read more...

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