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Apr 30, 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak: Hope govt recognises valuable role played by community radio stations at great risk and cost, says professor Vinod PavaralaFunding has been a major issue for community radio stations across India and unlike the West, volunteers have to think about their day-to-day livelihood here, says University of Hyderabad's professor Vinod Pavarala.
Nov 06, 2019
Govt panel meets to discuss bailout package for telcos; DoT working on demand notices for Rs 1.4 lakh cr duesAccording to the DoT's preliminary calculations, Bharti Airtel faces a liability of around Rs 42,000 crore, while Vodafone-Idea may have to pay about Rs 40,000 crore.
Nov 05, 2019
BSNL, MTNL in fresh trouble as vendors mull insolvency action against state-run telcos for pending paymentsLast month, the Cabinet approved a Rs 69,000-crore revival plan for BSNL and MTNL but dues of many vendors are still unpaid.
Jan 15, 2019
Finance secretary Ajay Narayan Jha gets one-month extension; appointed member of 15th Finance CommissionThe appointments committee of the Cabinet has approved extension in service of Jha, finance secretary and secretary, department of expenditure, for a period of one month beyond his superannuation
Jun 09, 2017
BSNL to set up 25,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in its rural exchanges over the next six monthsReliable internet service through these Wi-Fi hotspots shall be provided through robust fibre backhaul of the BSNL.
Dec 20, 2016
Trai recommends limited free data to subscribers in rural India to bridge the digital divideThe measure is to realise the vision of Digital India, to increase access to electronic banking, healthcare, education and governance services.
Aug 11, 2016
Telecom Minister: Innovative approaches needed for Digital IndiaThere is need for innovation as India cannot afford to emulate developed economies, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said on Wednesday.
Jul 31, 2013
Disconnect in India's rural telecom fund; $4.65 bn idlingA fund created 10 years ago to help link each of India's 638,596 villages with telecom and broadband connectivity with mandatory contributions by private service...
Jul 30, 2013
Disconnect in India's rural telecom fund leaves $4.65 billion in the lurchA fund created 10 years ago to help link each of India's villages with telecom and broadband connectivity seems to have a whopping $4.65 billion in balance....
Dec 18, 2012
Sibal hopes for a Google-like comprehensive website for IndiaIf things go as planned, then soon netizens in the country will have a Google-like comprehensive website to access all government department services with a click of a mouse...