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SC to resume hearing of 2G related matters Sep 27


September 20th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Thursday that after a "long hiatus" it would resume the hearing of 2G related matters from Sep 27 and continue proceedings ... Read more...

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Russian telecom operator blocks YouTube


September 20th, 2012 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rostelecom, one of Russia's largest telecom operators, has suspended access to YouTube in the central region of Omsk after local prosecutors reacted to a film ... Read more...

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Airtel Nigeria most innovative company of the year


September 10th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lagos, Sep 10 (IANS) India's Bharti Airtel's Nigerian unit - Airtel Nigeria - won three industry awards at the eighth edition of the Nigerian Telecoms Awards: most innovative telecom ... Read more...

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Granted bail, Anca will still stay in jail


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court Wednesday granted bail to businessman Abhishek Verma's Romanian wife Anca Neacsu in a forgery case on condition that she not leave the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram should face contempt of court trial: Swamy


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking initiation of contempt of court proceedings against Finance Minister P. Chidambaram for allegedly ... Read more...

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Keste to expand India operations with $2.5 mn investment


July 12th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Keste, the US-based Oracle software solutions and development company, plans to expand its India operations with an investment of $2.5 million.The company, which has its Indian ... Read more...

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Infant critical after falling off mall’s escalator


July 4th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) In a freak incident here, an infant girl was critically wounded after she fell from the arms of her father as he tripped off an escalator ... Read more...

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Court seeks Unitech Wireless reply on Telenor plea


June 20th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a response from Unitech Wireless on a plea filed by its joint venture partner in India, Telenor, that ... Read more...

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Hear ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ songs on mobile first


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, whose "Gangs Of Wasseypur" had a grand world premiere at the 65th Cannes International Film Festival, is set to have its music ... Read more...

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Airtel, Axis Bank join hands for mobile banking


May 16th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Telecom company Bharti Airtel Wednesday said its subsidiary, Airtel mCommerce Services, and Axis Bank have partnered to offer banking and payment services, especially to India's ... Read more...

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Government says no wrongdoing in clearing Aircel-Maxis deal (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Dismissing opposition charges that led to an uproar in Parliament yet again, the government Monday denied any wrongdoing in granting clearance to the Rs.4,000 ... Read more...

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Aircel-Maxis deal: Government denies wrongdoing (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Amidst allegations from opposition over Home Minister P. Chidambaram's involvement in the 2006 Aircel-Maxis telecom deal, the government Monday denied any wrongdoing in ... Read more...

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No equity in any telecom firm: Chidambaram


May 14th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Stating that neither he or his family had any connection with Aircel or any other telecom company, an emotional Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday ... Read more...

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BJP appears keen to go for Chidambaram’s jugular


May 11th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday continued gunning for Home Minister P. Chidamabarm, as it protested in the Lok Sabha over his reading out ... Read more...

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Chidambaram invokes Jesus to deny corruption charges (Third Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday invoked an oft-quoted line of Jesus Christ to dismiss the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) allegation that he or his ... Read more...

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Chidambaram invokes Jesus to deny corruption charges (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday invoked an oft-quoted line of Jesus Christ to dismiss the Bharatiya Janata Party's allegation that he or his son ... Read more...

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About 100,000 people dialled in to speak to Aamir (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Aamir Khan is a man with the Midas touch. As the first episode of the superstar's debut TV show "Satyamev Jayate" was aired, about ... Read more...

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About 100,000 people dialled in to speak to Aamir


May 8th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Aamir Khan is a man with the Midas touch. As the first episode of his debut TV show "Satyamev Jayate" was aired, about 100,000 ... Read more...

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India defers GAAR by a year (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) India Monday deferred impementation of the controversial General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) by a year and announced that the burden of proving tax evasion will ... Read more...

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Vodafone was told about tax liability in Hutchison deal


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday said Vodafone Plc was duly informed about its tax liability in the $11.2 billion acquisition of Hutchison's stake in Hutchison-Essar ... Read more...

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Now opposition guns for Chidambaram, Lok Sabha disrupted


April 27th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Opposition Lok Sabha MPs Friday demanded the resignation of Home Minister P. Chidambaram who is alleged to have helped his son get financial benefits ... Read more...

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2G trial judge can’t hear cheating case: Telecom firm (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A telecom company's counsel told the Supreme Court Wednesday that the special Delhi court conducting the trial of 2G cases under the Prevention of Corruption ... Read more...

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2G trial judge can’t hear cheating case: Telecom firm


April 25th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A telecom company's counsel told the Supreme Court Wednesday that the special Delhi court conducting the trial of 2G cases under the Prevention of Corruption ... Read more...

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Vodafone sends notice on retrospective tax (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Britain-based global telecom company Vodafone Tuesday served notice on the Indian government on its retrospective proposal to levy capital gain tax on a transaction ... Read more...

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Cell phone service restored after outage in Argentina (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, April 3 (IANS/EFE) Spanish telecom company Movistar said it restored both voice and data service to 16 million cell phone subscribers after a massive outage Monday."Movistar is analyzing ... Read more...

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Outage cuts cell phone service in Argentina


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, April 3 (IANS/EFE) An outage left about 16 million customers of Spanish telecom company Movistar without cellular phone service Monday in Argentina, sparking protests on social-networking sites.The company ... Read more...

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‘Telecom bills to rise following service tax hike’ (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


March 16th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Bills for mobile phones are expected to rise following a two percent hike in service tax proposed in the union budget, service provider Bharti ... Read more...

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‘Telecom bills to rise following service tax hike’


March 16th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
N0ew Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Bills for mobile phones are expected to rise following a two percent hike in service tax, Bharti Airtel said Friday."Service tax gos up from ... Read more...

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Essar, Loop deny violation of licence guidelines


January 27th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Essar group and Loop Telecom Friday denied violations of any licence guidelines and said they had nothing to do with the 2G spectrum allocation ... Read more...

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India’s apex court saves Vodafone $2.2-bn tax burden (Roundup)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) In a verdict which India Inc. says enhances the country's image among global investors, the Supreme Court Friday dismissed a hotly-opposed tax demand of $2.2 ... Read more...

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Vodafone welcomes apex court’s decision in tax case


January 20th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Telecom major Vodafone welcomed the Supreme Court's dismissal Friday of the Income Tax department's Rs.11,218 crore ($2.2 billion) tax claim on the company."Vodafone Group has ... Read more...

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Rajasthan clerk held for spying for Pakistan


December 20th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old government clerk was arrested Monday in Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar district on charges of spying for Pakistan, police said.Pawan Sharma, was employed as a ... Read more...

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CBI bid to shield Loop Telecom in 2G scam: NGO (Lead)


December 15th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation Thursday moved the Supreme Court alleging that CBI officers were engaged in diluting the findings of their own investigators ... Read more...

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China’s Huawei to buy Symantec stake


November 15th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 15 (IANS) Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co. said Tuesday it will pay $530 million for full ownership of the company's current joint venture with US computer software ... Read more...

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Modi to showcase Gujarat in China


October 30th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi may not be welcome in the US, but China is ready to roll out the red carpet for him ... Read more...

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