I&B Ministry data confirms blockage of salary funds for Prasar Bharati

I&B Ministry data confirms blockage of salary funds for Prasar Bharati

2018-03-28T12:13:52+00:00 On

SALARY AID TO PB Rs cr 22.05.2017 892 27.07.2017 100 23.08.2017 198 22.09.2017 198 31.10.2017 198 01.12.2017 198 22.12.2017 205 28.02.2018 2.75 Budget Allocation Rs 2800 cr Total Released 1991.75 cr Yet to be Released 808.25 cr Data related from the information…

Airtel, Vodafone beat Reliance Jio in on-the-ground 4G speed tests

Airtel, Vodafone beat Reliance Jio in on-the-ground 4G speed tests

2018-03-20T11:24:01+00:00 On

4G operator Bharti Airtel was clearly ahead of market leader Reliance Jio and challenger Idea Cellular in on-the-ground 4G speed tests conducted by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India in ten cities in India this year. According to the data from these…

Tamil Nadu, West Bengal & Rajasthan lead in MGNREGS employment generation

Tamil Nadu, West Bengal & Rajasthan lead in MGNREGS employment generation

2018-03-19T14:33:04+00:00 On

Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Rajasthan are the three states that have been the biggest beneficiaries of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, which promises 100 days of manual labor to anyone who is interested. Tamil Nadu generated 126.04 cr…

Delhi Police installs first 100 station CCTV cameras for Rs 44 lakh

Delhi Police installs first 100 station CCTV cameras for Rs 44 lakh

2018-03-13T18:48:55+00:00 On

Delhi Police, the arm of the central government that is responsible for keeping law and order and providing security to important persons in the national capital, has spent Rs 43,94,441 for installing the first 10 CCTV systems at its police stations. The…

IOCL, HPCL, BPCL open to buying petrol pump land – Pradhan

IOCL, HPCL, BPCL open to buying petrol pump land – Pradhan

2018-03-13T10:03:51+00:00 On

State-owned oil marketing companies, Indian Oil, Hindustan Petroleum and Bharat Petroleum, are open to buying the land on which their retail outlets are located to offset rising real estate prices, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said. Pradhan was responding to a concern about…

Southern Railway far behind the North in collecting littering fines

Southern Railway far behind the North in collecting littering fines

2018-03-08T16:21:10+00:00 On

Southern railway zones, especially Southern Railway, are far behind their northern and western counterparts in fining those who litter the station premises, data from the Indian Railways showed. According to the data for the first ten months of the current year, Southern…

India scraps mega Israeli deal for anti-tank missiles in favor of DRDO product

India scraps mega Israeli deal for anti-tank missiles in favor of DRDO product

2018-03-06T12:24:36+00:00 On

The government of India has canceled Rs 3,300 cr order for 8,356 Spike anti-tank missiles that was to be produced in India by Bharat Dynamics Ltd, a government of India enterprise, in association with an Israeli company. The anti-tank missiles were supposed…

Amit Shah wants a repeat of Tripura in Kerala. Here’s why he can’t

Amit Shah wants a repeat of Tripura in Kerala. Here’s why he can’t

2018-03-03T19:05:48+00:00 On

BJP President Amit Shah is not a very expressive person, but the relief and happiness on his face during the party’s regular press conference today was hard to miss. Among the questions asked of Shah was whether today marks the ‘golden period’…

Pain ahead for Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular as Reliance Jio readies massive Jiophone roll-out

Pain ahead for Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular as Reliance Jio readies massive Jiophone roll-out

2018-02-22T08:11:55+00:00 On

The pain for Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular may be far from over as Reliance Jio is seen preparing a massive rollout of its low-cost smartphone that could deal yet another heavy blow to the incumbent telecom operators’ revenue. Speaking…

Jan Dhan avg balance starts growing again after demonetization

Jan Dhan avg balance starts growing again after demonetization

2018-02-19T11:16:09+00:00 On

The total amount of money held under the accounts opened under the Jan-Dhan Yojana is once again nearing the all-time high seen during demonetization, and has increased by nearly 10% over a period 4 months, puzzling banking officials. Numbers from RBI also show…

Verdict expected next week in Star India vs TRAI bundling case

Verdict expected next week in Star India vs TRAI bundling case

2018-03-07T08:42:40+00:00 On

The verdict in the crucial case filed by Star India against the sector regulator’s move to control a-la-carte pricing of television channels in India is expected to be delivered next week, a key industry official said. “The judgment has been reserved by…

Bharti Infratel to merge with Indus Towers before Vodafone-Idea deal?

Bharti Infratel to merge with Indus Towers before Vodafone-Idea deal?

2018-02-07T11:05:59+00:00 On

UK’s Vodafone is looking to combine its stake in Indus Towers, India’s largest tower company, with Bharti Infratel, the tower arm of market leader Bharti Airtel, on the basis of $5 bln valuation for its asset, the Economic Times reported, quoting unnamed sources….