Does Jio GigaFiber & GigaTV mark the end of Cable & DTH industry?

Does Jio GigaFiber & GigaTV mark the end of Cable & DTH industry?

2018-07-09T14:21:19+00:00 On

India’s cable company stocks have fallen by about 15%-25% since Reliance Jio, India’s largest telecom company by volumes, yesterday announced the commencement of its long-awaited fiber broadband and TV service from August 15. It is feared that the company’s entry can lead…

How WhatsApp can easily fix the Fake News problem

How WhatsApp can easily fix the Fake News problem

2018-07-04T10:06:00+00:00 On

WhatsApp, India’s largest communication platform used by an estimated 65% of the country’s online population, has come under scrutiny for providing a conduit to distribute ‘fake news’ after multiple cases of lynchings came to light. While the company has urged ‘society and…

Subramanian Swamy and ‘Right Wing Liberals’ of India

Subramanian Swamy and ‘Right Wing Liberals’ of India

2018-06-27T07:40:10+00:00 On

One of the results of Narendra Modi coming to power at the center has been that ‘right wing’ has gained considerable acceptability as a descriptor of someone’s political ideology. In the last few years, many intellectuals, journalists and artists have openly started…

Infosys CEO Salil Parekh dismisses growth concerns

Infosys CEO Salil Parekh dismisses growth concerns

2018-06-06T15:01:09+00:00 On

Infosys CEO Salil Parekh reassured investors that the IT services behemoth was not facing a growth crisis because of the replacement of traditional sourcing models with digital services. He said new age services — such as analytics, marketing, digital product design, digital…

BJP, Congress score self-goals in Kerala Chengannur bye-election

BJP, Congress score self-goals in Kerala Chengannur bye-election

2018-05-31T16:09:27+00:00 On

Both the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress Party in Kerala have reason to worry from the results of Chengannur bye-election conducted on Sunday. With nearly all votes in — including those from areas considered strongholds of Congress and BJP — the…

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…