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.
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.
07 Sep 2015
New Delhi: The Department of Telecom may go slow for auction of spectrum next year if operators do not invest in infrastructure to make optimum use of available airwaves and improve quality of services, sources said.
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.
30 Apr 2012
Vodafone India has said a shift in the airwaves frequencies alloted to it to a higher band will put an additional cost burden of around Rs 10,000 crore on the company which will then be passed on to consumers, leading to tariff hike.
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.
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.
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.
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.