31 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Telecom major Bharti Airtel today said it has acquired the balance 26 percent stake in Augere Wireless, which holds 4G spectrum in Madhya Pradesh, making it a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company.
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.
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.
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.
26 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Payment for spectrum won by companies in the auction concluded on Wednesday is expected to push up the debt on telecom operators to about Rs 3.5 lakh crore, leading to a significant rise in tariffs, says industry body Assocham.
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.
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.
26 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday made it clear that the auction for 2G spectrum will go ahead according to the schedule from March 4 subject to the outcome of matter before it.