DoT To Telcos: First Pay, Then Argue Seeking to curb the number of disputes logged with the Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT), the Department of Telecom (DoT) is planning to bring about a change in regulations so telcos will have to cough up 50% of the amount before they can challenge financial penalties imposed on them. An estimated Rs 500 crore is currently held up due to the disputes. (More on ET) IndyaRocks' SMS Gold Indyarocks has launched a new service SMS Gold which offers various tariff plans for SMS packs. The pre-paid plans are targeted at users, schools and small business owners. They can also be used for events like weddings to send reminders. The basic plan costs Rs 2,500 where an SMS costs just 25 paise, but the larger packs include one of Rs 5,000 and Rs. 8,000 which allow the registered user to send . Indyarocks promises unlimited validity on all the offers with SMS Gold and allows users to schedule their delivery - quite a useful option. New E-Learning Portal Launched: MeritNation.com Info Edge (owner of job portal Naukri.com) has launched an e-learning portal Meritnation.com. The site offers coaching in Maths, Science and English for students in classes 6 to 12. MeritNation offers detailed multimedia learning modules, practice tests, videos and animations to help the students understand text-book solutions. It also features blogs and an 'Ask and Answer' section where students can share their knowledge. It has also been heard that the Malayala Manorama…
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