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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...
Dec 14, 2012
Internet subscriber base in country not in line with govt targets: SibalIn a written reply to Rajya Sabha, the nation’s Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal shared that at the end of March 2012, there were 22.86
Jun 28, 2012
Sibal's penalty cut for RCom on USOF is back to haunt himKapil Sibal's decision to whittle down RCom's penalties for unilaterally switching off several rural towers may be revisited by a wing in his ministry
Jul 19, 2011
Why RCom is defaulting on its USOF obligationsReliance Communications has been a big defaulter in meeting its rural telephony obligations under USOF because it is unviable. The company goofed up by overbidding for these circles.