25 Jun 2015
Patna: A local court has remanded influential JD(U) MLA Anant Singh to 14-day judicial custody in connection with a kidnapping case at Bihta. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM) Danapur Tribhuvan Nath late last night remanded Singh to 14-day judicial custody, in the case at Bihta in rural Patna in last year.
26 May 2015
New Delhi: The income of seven crore small scale farmers in the country can be increased by Rs 56,000 crore over the next 5 years by introducing simple mobile phone based services, says a report.Simple mobile services like agricultural information, payments and loans, field audit and local supply chain can enhance earnings of almost two-thirds of farmers by an average of Rs 8,000 per year, it said.
27 May 2015
Jamshedpur: Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar on Wednesday asked countrymen to file Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal for "lying to the country in regard to the loss suffered on spectrum issue".
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.
01 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The induction of 17 trains into the services of Delhi Metro from Monday may offer the commuters a slight respite from the constant jostling for space, especially during the peak hours in the evening.
14 Apr 2015
New Delhi: On a day it brought into force a law to appoint members to the higher judiciary, government on Monday appointed 22 Additional Judges and transferred the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court based on recommendations of the collegium which the new legislation seeks to replace.
24 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Sistema Shyam Teleservices, which is not participating in the ongoing spectrum auction, is now awaiting sharing and trading guidelines for airwaves for its business expansion.
15 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Doing some plain speaking on call drops, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asked mobile operators to walk the extra mile to reinforce their systems as they have enough spectrum to provide telephony services without interruption. The Minister said he has asked sectoral regulator TRAI to suggest a disincentive mechanism to tackle the problem, though he refused to share if it will be a financial disincentive.
23 Feb 2015
Perth: Indian cricket team's sudden breaks from training session may have raised a few eyebrows but Mahendra Singh Dhoni's theory got firm backing from Sachin Tendulkar, who feels that an ideal balance needs to be struck between "staying fresh and not over burdening with additional practice".
09 Apr 2015
Patna: The Bihar government has decided to install an additional handpump in all primary and secondary government schools, state PHE Minister said on Thursday.