19 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Days after directing replacement of German with Sanskrit as third language, the government has said the students wanting to study this foreign language can still do so as an "additional" subject and has decided to continue with services of teachers hired for teaching it.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Telecom operators, whose licences are expiring during 2015 and 2016, have requested the government to allow them to continue with their existing in-use spectrum till the time adequate radiowaves are made available for auction.
10 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Senior Congress leader H R Bharadwaj on Monday attacked former Finance Minister P Chidambaram for blaming ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the 2G spectrum issue and instead accused him of being "solely responsible".
07 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission (TC) has decided to send back recommendations of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on spectrum valuation and pricing for a review, saying that some of them can't be implemented in the present form.
06 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Bharti group chairman Sunil Mittal on Thursday said the telecom industry wants more spectrum and the government should make it available. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), on October 15, gave its recommendation on spectrum auction for premium 900 Mhz band and 1800 Mhz band that are presently being used for 2G GSM mobile services by Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Reliance Communications.
28 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Sending Sahara chief Subrata Roy to jail, quashing flawed coal block allocations, putting the Centre on tenterhooks in black money case and edging of cricket czar N Srinivasan kept busy in 2014 the Supreme Court which in a historic order removed outgoing CBI boss Ranjit Sinha from 2G spectrum scam cases for his misdemeanour.
10 Nov 2014
Washington: US President Barack Obama on Sunday said that sending additional 1,500 troops to Iraq is the new phase in the fight against Islamic State militants.
05 Dec 2014
New Delhi: A DoT panel has suggested a base price of Rs 3,646 crore per Mhz for the auction of CDMA spectrum, 17 per cent higher than what the regulator Trai has recommended.
16 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Sectoral regulator TRAI is likely to submit its views within 15 days on some clarifications sought by the DoT over pricing and valuation of the spectrum for the proposed auction in February next year.
01 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Leading telecom firms have said the government should defer the upcoming spectrum auction till the time adequate radiowaves are made available across bands.