01 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Spectrum auction for GSM and CDMA mobile services may be held in February from which government plans to raise at least Rs 9,355 crore. "In Budget Estimates for the current financial year, a projection of Rs 9,355 crore has been made from auction of 800 Mhz (CDMA), 900 Mhz and 1800 Mhz (GSM) spectrum," an official source said.
01 Aug 2014
Sunam (Punjab): Punjab has sought financial assistance of Rs 2,000 crore from the Centre to deal with any drought-like situation in the state, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said.
12 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to bring wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) on par with minimum wages prevailing in different states.
30 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Talented medium pacer Sandeep Sharma, who was one of the star performers for Kings XI Punjab in IPL-7, is set to miss the Champions League Twenty20 due to an injury that will keep him out of action till December.
23 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field staff to take steps for enforcing government's decision of raising wage ceiling to Rs 15,000 to cover the organised sector workers under the social security net.
28 Jul 2014
Chandigarh: Shiromani Akali Dal has named Bhagwan Dass Juneja as the candidate of SAD-BJP alliance from Patiala Assembly seat for the upcoming by-polls.
24 Jul 2014
Chandigarh: The road safety council in Punjab has decided to cancel the permits of trucks and tractor-trolleys ferrying passengers besides cancelling the licences of their drivers, a government spokesman said here on Thursday.
25 Jul 2014
Sangrur(Punjab): Aam Aadmi Party National Executive Council begins its three-day meeting here from Friday. On first day of its meeting, the party convener and former CM of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal said AAP will first form its government in Delhi and then it will expand its base across the country. For the first time, the meeting is organised outside Delhi as the party has got maximum vote share in Punjab.
22 Jul 2014
Chandigarh: Congress will stage protest at various places in Punjab on Wednesday to bring to attention of the government issues concerning people.
08 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has notified that the minimum broadband speed has been raised to 512 kilo bytes per second (kbps) from the earlier 256 kbps.