30 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Gujarat-cadre IAS officer G C Murmu, widely tipped to be the next ED chief, was among 36 officers who have been promoted as Additional Secretaries as part of a major senior level bureaucratic reshuffle.
16 Sep 2015
Patna: The filing of nomination papers for the first phase of Bihar Assembly polls, slated to be held on October 12, has begun today, an official said. In the first phase, elections will be held in 49 of the 243 assembly constituencies. "The process for the five-phase assembly elections in Bihar has begun," Additional Chief Electoral Officer R. Lakshamanan said here.
07 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The government today ruled out the additional financial burden of Rs 8,000-10,000 crore on account of OROP scheme hurting the fiscal consolidation programme, saying there was 'space' to absorb it.
04 Aug 2015
New Delhi: GSM-based telecom companies' lobby COAI has sought equal opportunity for its members to participate and enter into spectrum sharing and trading as well as intra-circle roaming arrangements with state-run BSNL.
04 May 2015
New York: Patients suffering from gastrointestinal tumours are at increased risk of contracting other cancers, says a study.One in 5.8 patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST) will develop additional malignancies before and after their diagnosis, the results indicated.
30 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Coming out in support of telecom operators on the issue of call drops, industry body Assocham today said it is unfair to blame them as there are many other critical factors like lack of spectrum and towers which are causing the problem.
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.
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.
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.
22 Apr 2013
A Delhi court on Monday fixed April 29 for hearing the matter in additional 2G spectrum allocation case in which Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal, Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia and others have been summoned as accused.