Government

Well, it’s about time: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released a consultation paper to discuss the reasons for the poor broadband penetration in India as well as seek ... Continue_Reading
Ahead of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States, the Union Cabinet has approved the signing of a Joint Declaration of Intent between the HRD Ministry and the U.S. ... Continue_Reading
Indian Railways has launched a new ‘book meals through SMS’ service that went live today, reports Press Trust of India. Railway passengers on a few select trains can now SMS ... Continue_Reading
Indian mobile handset manufacturer Micromax and state-run telecom firm BSNL have tied-up to offer consumers select Micromax devices bundled with up to 2GB of free data usage per quarter, reports ... Continue_Reading
DoT weighing BSNL-MTNL merger options The Department of Telecom is considering whether to de-list MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited) and merge it into BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) or listing ... Continue_Reading
After launching text updates for news via SMS in English last year, All India Radio has extended the service to include 5 regional languages including Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, Dogri, and ... Continue_Reading
by an anonymous author The UID (Unique Identification) and NPR (National Population Register) are both government identity schemes that aggregate personal data, including biometric data for the provision of an ... Continue_Reading
IBM’s Innovation centre to partner with big data startups in India Computer services provider IBM’s Innovation Centre in Bangalore is looking to partner with 100 ‘Internet of things’ and big ... Continue_Reading
Update: Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah has directed the commercial tax department to study the the laws and issues related to e-commerce and recommend necessary changes, reports The Times Of India. ... Continue_Reading
The Indian government ranked second in the world, when it came to user accounts for which information was requested, behind the United States of America, Google has disclosed in its updated Transparency report. In ... Continue_Reading
The Indian government has approved 22 proposals of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) valued approximately at Rs 3,951.61 crore, based on the recommendation of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) earlier ... Continue_Reading
The Indian government’s Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) had approved Telenor’s proposal to increase its stake in Uninor to 100% from the existing 74% stake. The telco had received an approval for a foreign direct investment ... Continue_Reading