telecommunication

2G: SC wants auction undertaking for extending deadline


August 24th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday told the department of telecommunication (DoT) that it would consider its plea for more time to auction and allocate 122 cancelled ... Read more...

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E-governance can reduce corruption: Meghalaya governor


July 20th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Exhorting all stakeholders to use technology as agent of progress and embrace change, Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Friday said e-governance can reduce corruption and improve accountability."IT ... Read more...

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South Korea’s consumer price growth slows


May 1st, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 1 (IANS) South Korea's consumer price growth slowed to 2.5 percent in April, a report showed Tuesday.Consumer prices advanced 2.5 percent in April from a year earlier, down ... 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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BJP should look inward before preaching morality: Sibal


February 8th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Taking a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the issue of its legislators caught watching porn in the Karnataka assembly, Telecommunication Minister ... Read more...

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2G scam: Raja’s ex-private secretary Chandolia gets bail (Second Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Thursday granted bail to former telecom minister A. Raja's ex-private secretary R.K. Chandolia, one of the 14 ... Read more...

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Satellite equipment seized in Bangladesh


September 28th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Satellite equipment worth three million taka (around $40,000) was Wednesday seized from a house owned by a Saudi expatriate in Bangladesh, a media report said.The Rapid ... Read more...

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Advancing application cut-off date justified: 2G accused (Lead)


September 7th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Wednesday by an accused in the 2G case that advancing the cut-off date for the receipt of applications for licences ... Read more...

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Behura favoured Swan Telecom, CBI tells court


July 8th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Former telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura, an accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, doctored the list of applicants to extend undue benefits to Swan Telecom, ... Read more...

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PM should sack Maran, says Jayalalithaa


June 14th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should sack his Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran if he doesn't quit over corruption charges, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa ... Read more...

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Maran is being investigated, says PM


June 6th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh admitted Monday that a probe was on against Textile Minister Minister Dayanidhi Maran over corruption charges and asked investigators not ... Read more...

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UAE, Azerbaijan seek to boost trade ties


May 8th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Baku (Azerbaijan), May 7 (IANS/WAM) Visiting UAE Economy Minister Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori and his Azerbaijani counterpart Shaheen Mustaphiaaph have signed a protocol to boost trade and investment between ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular reaches 1 million 3G subscribers mark


April 28th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular Thursday said it has registered one million third generation (3G) subscribers within the first month of it launching the service ... Read more...

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Bangladesh gets $1.2bn World Bank loan for bridge


April 28th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 28 (IANS) Bangladesh Thursday signed a $1.2 billion loan deal with the World Bank for the construction of a bridge over river Padma.The Padma Multipurpose Bridge would connect ... Read more...

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India-Chile trade to reach $2.4 billion


March 25th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Trade between India and Chile is expected to touch $2.4 billion this year, Chile's ambassador Cristian Barros said Friday.Barros made the comment on the sidelines of ... Read more...

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Apex court questions government on telecom firm’s licence (Lead)


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the government to reveal what happened between March 5, 2010, when telecom company S Tel's second generation (2G) licences were ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro trains Bangalore Metro personnel


January 9th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has trained more than 150 personnel of the Bangalore Metro, which is to soon start its operations.According to a DMRC statement ... Read more...

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Telecos paid Rs.73.73 crore penalty for late 2G rollout: Sibal


January 1st, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday said telecom operators who missed the deadlines for the rollout of 2G services paid Rs.73.73 crore penalty and the government had not ... Read more...

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Telcos warned on unauthorised surveillance


December 30th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The department of telecommunication (DoT) Thursday warned telecom companies and private detective agencies against unauthorised monitoring of communication networks."It has come to the notice that some persons, ... Read more...

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Moily welcomes Supreme Court decision to probe 2G scam


December 16th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.16 (ANI): Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily today welcomed the Supreme Court decision to monitor the probe into the controversial 2G scam, and said, the government has nothing to hide ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to monitor probe into 2G spectrum scam


December 16th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday announced that it will monitor the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) 's inquiry into the 2G scam.A bench comprising Jjustices G ... Read more...

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No lapses in 2G spectrum allocation, apex court told


November 11th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The central government Thursday told the Supreme Court that the department of telecommunication acted in public interest and on the basis of settled policy in the issuance ... Read more...

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HCL Infosystems Q1 net profit down by 19.5 percent


October 27th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) HCL Infosystems Wednesday reported a 19.5 percent decline in consolidated net profit at Rs.47.46 crore for the first quarter ended Sep 30 from Rs.58.97 crore in the ... Read more...

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Timings of Metro on Sarita Vihar route revised


October 16th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Metro services on the Central Secretariat-Sarita Vihar section will begin an hour late instead of 6 a.m. from Sunday to Oct 24, a Metro official said Saturday.The ... Read more...

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DGP Khoda favours strengthening of police-public relations in Jammu-Kashmir


October 12th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by ANI
Anantnag, Oct.11 (ANI): Director General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir, Kuldeep Khoda on Monday stressed on the need to strengthen a good relation between police and public.DGP Khoda was speaking during ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular mum on stake sale


September 20th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Idea Cellular Monday declined to confirm or deny reports that it was in talks with two companies to sell up to 26 percent stake, saying it is ... Read more...

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Government moots cess on plastic usage


August 17th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government is mulling levying a cess on plastic usage at the rate of 0.5 percent of the manufacturing or import price of the material to set ... Read more...

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Bangladesh has nearly 60 mn mobile users


July 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 21 (IANS) Bangladesh added 13.29 million new cellphone subscribers during July 2009-June 2010, taking the total number of users to 59.98 million. The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission's data, released Tuesday, showed ... Read more...

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Metro begins trial runs on new line


July 16th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Thursday began a trial run on the much-awaited Central Secretariat-Qutub Minar corridor, which opens to the public next month, an official said. He said the ... Read more...

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Iran to launch new satellite in August


July 10th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Iaonnis SolomouNicosia, July 10 (ANI): Iranian Telecommunication Minister Reza Taghipour has said that a new satellite will be launched into space during the last week of August.Speaking to the Mehr ... Read more...

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CPI-M demands withdrawal of higher licence fee for BSNL


June 16th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist Wednesday asked the government to let state-run telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) pay the licence fee for 3G spectrum at ... Read more...

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Indian Army Military Police help line launched


May 20th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): The Indian Army has launched the Military Police help line here.Army Chief General VK Singh inaugurated the facility on Wednesday during the biannual Army Commanders Conference.Common ... Read more...

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India needs $60-100 billion PE/VC funding by 2013: Study


May 7th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) India will need around $60-100 billion private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) funds by 2013 for its infrastructure projects, according to a study released Friday. The ... Read more...

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Cyclonic storm kills four in Tripura


April 22nd, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) At least four people were killed and more than 50 injured when a cyclonic storm lashed several parts of Tripura, causing a trail of destruction, officials said Thursday. ... Read more...

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