20 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government's telecom spectrum auction kitty on Friday rose marginally to reach Rs 1.09 lakh crore at the end of the 14th day with robust bidding taking place in the 800 MHz band.
24 Apr 2015
New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel has suggested that the government should make "sufficient additional" allocation for interest subvention for crop loans in the current fiscal in view of farmers facing distress due to weather vagaries.
16 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Russian conglomerate Sistema JSFC's Indian telecom arm, SSTL, has decided not to bid for spectrum in the upcoming auction due to its high reserve price and some issues that are yet to be resolved by the Department of Telecom related to March 2013 auction.
17 Mar 2016
Lucknow: AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi's programme in the city today was cancelled after he was denied permission by the district administration to hold a meeting on grounds of 'law and order situation' in the state.
12 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Department of Telecom (DoT) has sought about Rs 5,600 crore from Reliance Communications (RCom) for liberalising 800 Mhz spectrum in 16 circles.
21 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The government is learnt to have cleared the recommendation of the collegium, which returned after a gap of six months following a Supreme Court verdict, to grant extension to 21 additional judges of various high courts whose two-year term is ending this month.
25 Nov 2015
New Delhi: In a first spectrum trading deal of the country, Idea Cellular today signed a pact with Videocon Telecommunications to buy its airwaves in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh West for Rs 3,310 crore.
14 Apr 2015
Wellington (New Zealand): Australia's government said on Tuesday it had completed preparations to send about 300 additional troops to Iraq and would deploy them over the coming weeks.
01 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Consumers will have to pay a new agriculture cess on all taxable services, and another one on purchase of cars and SUVs as the government plans to garner Rs 8,000 crore extra from them next fiscal.
21 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The government received commitments of Rs.107,000 crore from telecom operators at the end of bidding on Saturday, the 16th day of radio frequency spectrum e-auctions.