TRAI suggests new prices for spectrum

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Following a telecom ministry directive, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has urged the government to determine the price of extra 2G spectrum through auction if it also cancels licenses of those who have not started operations. In case the government…

TRAI wants telcos to switch off diesel gensets

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The telecom regulator has invited feed-back on an industry-wide transition to clean energy. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has suggested htat a total switch-over from diesel would save nearly 200 crore litre of diesel or Rs 6,500 crore per year….

Wipro grows 5.6% in December quarter

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Wipro posted IT Services revenues of $1.344 billion, a sequential increase of 5.6% and year on year increase of 19.3%. It is slightly lower than those of TCS and HCL Technologies, both of which grew dollar revenues in the 7-8% range. Infosys…

Infosys posts 6% Q-on-Q revenue growth

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IT Bellwether Infosys Technologies has reported a 6% sequential jump in dollar revenues and a 6.1% increase in net profits during the December quarter, in line with expectations. Year on Year, revenues jumped 28.7% and profits were up around 19%. Total revenues…

Industry heads share worries with Jairam

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Alarmed by the increasing number of large projects falling foul of an ‘activist’ environment ministry, the largest industry forum in the country took its gripes right to the doors of the environment minister Jairam Ramesh. However, after holding closed-door discussions with top…

PM reshuffles cabinet

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The Prime Minister of India announced a reshuffle and reallocation of portfolios in his ministry. RTN gives your the new ministers and their new portfolios: CABINET MINISTERS: 1. Shri Praful Patel : Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises 2. Shri Shriprakash Jaiswal :…