– 2G scam: Delhi High Court dismissed former telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura’s bail plea. Read more at Timesofindia

– Karnataka to introduce policy on animation gaming industry.Read more at Mydigitalfc

– The government will provide internet connectivity to all post offices in the country by the year 2012-13.Read more at Timesofindia

– TRAI disconnects connections of telemarketing companies for pesky calls.Read more at Economictimes

– Discovery Networks launches Discovery Channel Tamil.The dedicated 24-hour channel in Tamil language is scheduled to go on-air from 15 August, and will target Tamil speaking viewers in Tamil Nadu and rest of the country.Read more at Campaignindia

– Piramal Healthcare expects 17-20 percent returns from its stake in Vodafone India.Read more at Reuters

– Trai gets bigger role in spectrum. Read more at Timesofindia

– India’sTelecom Commission has accepted most of the regulator’s proposals on consolidation in  the telecommunications sector  including allowing mergers and acquisitions. Read more at Nasdaq

– Telecom Regulatory Authority of India  is considering imposing termination charges on commercial SMSs. The move is directed to reduce the number of unsolicited marketing SMSs. Read more at Hindustantimes

– Indian Women Bloggers Find Their Voice, in Their Own Language. Read more at The New York Times

– Do Indian banks exist for their customers?. Read more at Livemint

– Vodafone-Piramal Group deal implies ’07 valuation in ’13. Read more at Economictimes

– Telemarketers to get new number series.Millions of mobile phone subscribers in India will finally have the option to block calls from telemarketers in three-four weeks. Read more at Livemint

– The Department of Telecom approaches Law Ministry on Loop-Essar; Swan-Reliance debate. Read more at Moneycontrol