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Jun 06, 2018
Government hikes basic pay of Gramin Dak Sevaks to up to Rs 14,500 per monthThere are around 2.6 lakh Gramin Dak Sevaks working across country
May 29, 2018
MTNL's debt and pay scale differences with BSNL pose as impediments to merger: ReportThe impediments include MTNLs debt of over Rs 16,000 crore as of December 2017 and the difference between the pay scales for employees of both the companies
May 18, 2018
Mobile call drops: More infra needed; govt will ensure quality service, assures Telecom Secretary Aruna SundararajanThere have been multiple reports on call drops faced by the country's nearly 1-billion mobile users and falling quality standards and the sector watchdog has also been seeking to improve the quality.
Feb 05, 2018
Lack of GPS facility in feature phones delays the trial of panic button facility in Uttar PradeshAccording to the Women and Child Development Ministry sources, the ministry will recommend starting the trial without GPS on basic phones.
Jan 03, 2018
BSNL's request for 4G spectrum is under examination, says Telecom Minister Manoj SinhaTelecom minister Manoj Sinha said that the request of BSNL is "under examination."
Dec 27, 2017
Budget 2018: DoT suggests cutting GST on telecom services to 12%, says union minister Manoj SinhaThe recommendation was made during the process of the Budget exercise, and the matter is with the Department of Revenue under Ministry of Finance for necessary action, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.
Dec 23, 2017
2G spectrum verdict proves ex-CAG Vinod Rai 'misused his official position', says Shiv SenaTerming the verdict by the CBI court in the 2G spectrum case as "a slap" on the face of the BJP and others who "exploited it politically", the Shiv Sena on Saturday targeted the original whistle-blower, ex-Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai
Dec 21, 2017
2G spectrum scam judgment: A look at key political reactions to the acquittal of A Raja, KanimozhiAll hell broke loose in the Indian political circles after a special court acquitted former telecom minister A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi in the 2G case
Dec 14, 2017
Satellite services may be used for broadband connections under Bharat Net Phase II: Telecom Minister Manoj SinhaRealising the importance of satcom the government has included it in the second phase of the national broadband network project Bharat Net.
Nov 13, 2017
Indian government to launch the second phase of BharatNet project worth Rs 34,000 crore on 13 NovemberUnder the BharatNet Phase II, the government plans to connect 1.5 lakh panchayats through 10 lakh km of additional optical fibre.