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Reliance Capital starts mutual fund service through SMS


August 29th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Reliance Capital Asset Management, a unit of Reliance Capital, Wednesday launched Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) in mutual funds through SMS.This is the first-of-its-kind initiative by any ... Read more...

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E-filing of returns must for people earning over Rs.10 lakh


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The government has made it compulsory for the people earning more than Rs.10 lakh to file their income tax returns electronically.The Central Board of Direct ... Read more...

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Reliance launches online life insurance product


June 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Reliance Life Insurance Company, part of the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital, Wednesday launched its first online life cover plan -- "Reliance Life Insurance eTerm" -- to ... Read more...

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Sistema Shyam’s net loss narrows to Rs.528 crore


May 29th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Telecom service provider Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL) Tuesday said it has narrowed its net loss to Rs.528 crore during the quarter ended March 31.The company, ... Read more...

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MasterCard, C-SAM to jointly offer mobile wallet service


May 18th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Mobile technology firm C-SAM Friday said it has joined hands with MasterCard to provide "mobile wallet" service in the Asia Pacific, the Middle East and ... Read more...

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RBI not to interfere in bank service charges


April 26th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 26 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will not stop banks from collecting charges for various services or insist on a minimum balance, as it is the ... Read more...

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Yes Bank opens branch in Kerala


February 16th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvanathapuram, Feb 16 ( IANS) The country's fourth largest private sector bank, Yes Bank, opened its flagship state-of-the-art branch in the state capital Thursday.Minister of state for Finance K.M. Mani ... 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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Taiwanese, Chinese imports a threat for UPS makers


February 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) Even as the Indian uninterrupted power system (UPS) logging good growth, the biggest challenge for the players is increased competition from new players in the up ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular’s third quarter net profit declines


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Telecom firm Idea Cellular Monday reported a decline of 17.3 percent in its consolidated net profit for the third quarter of the current fiscal at Rs.201 ... Read more...

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BSNL to lease infrastructure, data services to improve business


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) plans to lease spare capacity of its 60,000 towers across the country to private players and push on its ... Read more...

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2G: Raids at Airtel, Vodafone offices after CBI files new case (Second Lead)


November 19th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday conducted raids in Delhi and Mumbai at offices of three private cellular companies and the houses of ... Read more...

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Rs.5,434.5 crore FDI in telecom sector


August 24th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The telecom sector has witnessed an inflow of Rs.5,434.5 crore (Rs.54.3 billion/approx $1.118 bn) in foreign direct investment (FDI) during the current financial year (2011-12), ... Read more...

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HP to exit PC business


August 19th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Computer major Hewlett-Packard is planning to spin off its industry-leading but struggling personal computer business as part of a major restructuring exercise.In a surprise announcement Thursday, ... 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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TRAI seeks views to boost mobile value added services


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday issued a consultation paper seeking comments from stakeholders on measures required to boost growth of utility of ... Read more...

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TRAI relief on unwanted value-added services


July 5th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Bringing a major relief to the consumers, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Monday issued directives to telecom operators to charge customers only if a ... Read more...

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MakeMyTrip scouts for acquisitions in Asia Pacific


June 8th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Phuket (Thailand), June 8 (IANS) Sensing opportunities in the growing Indian outbound holiday segment, travel trade major MakeMyTrip.com is looking to acquire companies to expand its presence in the Asia ... Read more...

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Kerala IT firm hunts for talent among hackers


May 26th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 (IANS) A Kerala-based IT firm, MobME Wireless, Thursday announced an online contest called CodeJAM to find the smartest computer hackers from the state's colleges, an official ... Read more...

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Spice to invest Rs.1,000 crore in 2011-12


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Mobile handset manufacturer Spice Mobility Monday said it would invest Rs.1,000 crore to ramp up its research and development facilities, creation of value-added services and ... Read more...

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BSNL launches value-added video services


April 11th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 11 (IANS) Customers of state-run telecom firm Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) can now avail of value-added services such as video messaging and live video sharing.The services ... Read more...

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BSNL’s value-added services launched in Punjab


April 10th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Promising to transform mobile telephony in Punjab, union Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology Sachin Pilot Sunday launched the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited's ... Read more...

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Pilot supports Hazare, urges youth to fight graft


April 10th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology Sachin Pilot Sunday supported the anti-corruption campaign of social activist Anna Hazare and said the youth of ... Read more...

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Telecom regulator seeks views on value added services


March 30th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The telecom regulator Wednesday said it will float a consultation paper on mobile value-added services in April and will give its recommendations by the ... Read more...

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IAF air warriors to have 3G connectivity for enhanced operational efficiency


March 14th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Reaping payoffs of the AFNET (Air Force Network), the Indian Air Force (IAF) air warriors will henceforth, remain connected at all times by the IAF's exclusive Wideband ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel receives maximum customer complaints


March 9th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel is on top when it comes to receiving customer complaints regarding billing and service related issues with 3,571 complaints filed in ... Read more...

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Reliance Communication launches ‘job search on voice’ service


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communication Thursday launched "job search on voice" service that would enable its customers to connect to the recruiters directly on phone line at a ... Read more...

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IMImobile partners with Krishcricket


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 3 (IANS) IMImobile, enabler of mobile value added services, Thursday announced its partnership with krishcricket.com to provide cricketing services through mobile operators.Founded by former Indian cricket team captain Krishnamachari Srikkanth, ... Read more...

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IMImobile launches unique service


January 21st, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) IMImobile, end-to-end enabler of mobile value-added services for mobile operators, media companies and enterprises, has launched an innovative service Make My Tunes on its Ringback Tone (RBT) platform.The ... Read more...

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Airtel launches value-added SMS services in Bangladesh


January 14th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 14 (IANS) Mobile solution provider Comviva has entered into a strategic partnership with Airtel Bangladesh to provide value-added short messaging services to cellphone users in the country.The agreement will enable ... Read more...

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India to launch 30 satellites for data collection


December 28th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 28 (IANS) India plans to launch 30 satellites in the next 10 years to strengthen its lead role in data collection and dissemination, a top scientist said Tuesday."We expect ... Read more...

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Dish TV to increase channel capacity


December 28th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Direct-to-home (DTH) service provider Dish TV Tuesday said it had signed a deal for additional transponders to enable it to increase its total transmission capacity and increase the ... Read more...

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Deshmukh seeks 14 percent duty on capital goods import


December 16th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Vilasrao Deshmukh Thursday urged the finance ministry to impose 14 percent customs duty on capital goods import in a bid ... Read more...

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O-Zone to open 40,000 wireless internet zones


December 14th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Leading wireless mobility solution provider O-Zone Networks Tuesday said it plans to open another 40,000 wireless internet zones in the country in the next two-and-a-half years.The company's ... Read more...

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TRAI targets 100 mn broadband subscribers by 2014


December 7th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India's telecom regulator Tuesday said it was targeting a 10-fold increase in broadband subscribers to 100 million by 2014.The country has 10.29 million subscribers now. "We will ... Read more...

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