telecommunications

2G: Raja cross-examines former official


September 10th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Accused in the 2G spectrum case and former telecom minister A. Raja Monday began the cross-examination of key witness and former official A.K. Srivastava ... Read more...

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Supreme Court extends 2G auction deadline to Jan 11 (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday allowed the government to complete the 2G spectrum auction by Jan 11, 2013.The apex court said it will initiate contempt proceedings ... Read more...

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Supreme Court extends 2G auction deadline to Jan 11 (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday allowed the government to complete the 2G spectrum auction by Jan 11, 2013.The apex court said it will initiate contempt proceedings ... Read more...

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Engineering graduate held in credit card fraud


August 6th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) An engineering graduate was arrested for defrauding a woman of nearly Rs.1.25 lakh in Odisha by hacking her credit card, police said Monday.Saroj Kumar Tripathy, 26, ... Read more...

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S R Rao is new commerce secretary


May 28th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The government Monday appointed S.R. Rao as the new commerce secretary.A 1978 batch Gujarat cadre officer of the Indian Administrative Service, Rao replaced Rahul Khullar, ... Read more...

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Raja attends Lok Sabha


May 16th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Former telecommunications minister A. Raja attended parliament Wednesday, a day after he was released from Tihar Jail after getting bail in the 2G spectrum case.The ... Read more...

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Key points of Raja’s bail order


May 15th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja, who has been in jail since February 2011, was Tuesday granted bail in the 2G spectrum allocation case but with ... Read more...

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Raja gets bail, can’t visit DoT or Tamil Nadu (Third Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja, who has been in jail since February 2011, was Tuesday granted bail in the 2G spectrum allocation case but with ... Read more...

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Zambia seeks India’s help for Green Revolution


March 19th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Zambia Monday urged India to provide technical and financial support to help bring in a Green Revolution and ensure food security in the country."We can ... Read more...

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2G: Raja examines ex-telecom regulator


March 14th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Jailed former communications minister A. Raja, an accused in the 2G case, Wednesday cross-examined prosecution witness and former Telecom Regulatory Authority of India chairman Nripendra ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s role in 2G allocation: Hearing in mid-March


March 1st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear in mid-March a plea seeking a probe into the role of P. Chidambaram, then the finance minister, in the ... Read more...

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Five Bangladeshi government websites hacked


February 12th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 12 (IANS) A group of hackers, claiming to be Indians, attacked the websites of five ministries in Bangladesh as well as that of a trade organisation, a media ... Read more...

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nivio secures $21 million funding


February 10th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Cloud computing start-up nivio has secured $21 million funding from the Videocon Group and AEC Partners, a US-based private equity firm with specialised holdings in ... Read more...

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Trial court to decide on Chidambaram’s role in afternoon


February 4th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Patiala House trial court here Saturday deferred Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy's plea to make union Home Minister P. Chidambaram a co-accused in ... Read more...

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Sibal welcomes Supreme Court 2G ruling


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday said he welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to cancel 122 telecom licenses and claimed the order was vindicated that ... Read more...

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UAE, Albania to enhance economic cooperation


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 21 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Albania Saturday signed an agreement to enhance bilateral economic cooperation.UAE Economy Minister Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri and Albanian Deputy Prime Minister Edmond ... Read more...

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Khurshid remark no interference in 2G case, apex court told


January 17th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The government Tuesday described as "baseless" the allegation that Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid's opinion on a service provider facing trial in the 2G ... Read more...

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Mandatory carbon disclosure for telecom sector welcomed


January 14th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Environmental NGO Greenpeace Saturday welcomed the Indian government's order making it mandatory for telecom companies in the country to disclose carbon emissions and usage of ... Read more...

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Sukh Ram’s surrender put off till Friday (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday put off by a day former telecom minister Sukh Ram's surrender in the 1996 equipment purchase scam. The 84-year-old ex-minister ... Read more...

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Kids who play football have more friends


December 28th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Children who play football are four times more likely to have a large group of friends than those who play tennis or cricket, says a study ... Read more...

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Why should I react, Pawar asks after assault


November 24th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, who was slapped by a man Thursday, said he did not think it was a breach of security and would ... Read more...

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PM speaks to Pawar, condemns attack


November 24th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday spoke to union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar after he was attacked by a Sikh youth and condemned the assault."The ... Read more...

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CBI registers case in spectrum allocation during NDA rule


November 19th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday registered a case in the allocation of additional spectrum to private telecom firms when the late Pramod ... Read more...

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US unemployment rate remains at 9.1 percent


October 8th, 2011 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) US nonfarm payroll employment edged up by 103,000 jobs in September, but unemployment rate remained at 9.1 percent for the third straight month, the Labour Department ... Read more...

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TRAI, law ministry views on 2G unsolicited, CBI tells court (Lead)


September 15th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing the 2G spectrum allocation scam, Thursday rejected reports of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and the ... Read more...

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Nagging parents drive kids into playing videogames


September 8th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) Well, if your kids play a lot of videogames, chances are that they do it because you nag them, says a research.Nagging parents seem to drive ... Read more...

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China says no direct investment in Libya


August 27th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) China does not have direct investment in Libya. It only has contract projects, an official has said.Shen Danyang, spokesman of the ministry of commerce, said reports ... Read more...

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Electronics industry facing demand and supply gap


August 27th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Indian electronics industry has been facing a growing demand and supply gap due to the slow rate of increase in domestic production, Minister of ... Read more...

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955 public servants caught taking bribe


August 17th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A total of 955 public servants were caught red handed while taking bribes from January 2008 to August 2011, the Lok Sabha was informed Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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52 missing tourists found in China


August 15th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) A group of 52 tourists who went missing in a China province have been found safe and secure, rescuers said.The tourists were visiting Linhai in Zhejiang ... Read more...

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PM tried to keep at arms length from Kalmadi’s case: BJP


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Noting that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ignored the warning of three successive sports ministers on former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, the ... Read more...

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Layoffs to cost Spanish firm $3.8 bn


July 16th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 16 (IANS/EFE) A plan to lay off 6,500 employees in 2011-13 will cost Telefonica SA 2.7 billion euros ($3.8 billion) in severance pay, the Spanish telecommunications giant said ... Read more...

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Give Raja, Kanimozhi bail: Jaswant Singh


July 1st, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) DMK MPs Kanimozhi and A. Raja as well as others accused in the 2G spectrum scam should be given bail, says senior Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Krishna leaves for Myanmar


June 20th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday left for Myanmar on a three-day visit, which will be India's first high-level engagement with the new civilian government.Krishna, ... Read more...

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Corporate Affairs ministry gives clean chit to Loop Telecom


June 17th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has given a clean chit to Loop Telecom saying that the company was not an associate of Essar as ... Read more...

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