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J&K: Three BJP-members killed; "sacrifices won't be forgotten," says Nadda

30 Oct 2020

J&K: Three BJP-members killed; "sacrifices won't be forgotten," says Nadda

Hours after three members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam by militants, party President JP Nadda on Friday said their sacrifices won't go in vain.

J&K economic package: 50% discount in water, electricity bills

19 Sep 2020

J&K economic package: 50% discount in water, electricity bills

Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha on Saturday unveiled a Rs. 1,350 crore economic package for the Union Territory.

Suresh Raina to set up cricket academy in J&K

19 Sep 2020

Suresh Raina to set up cricket academy in J&K

Former India cricketer Suresh Raina would set up a cricket academy in Jammu and Kashmir to train aspiring cricketers.

10,000 troops to be immediately withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir

20 Aug 2020

10,000 troops to be immediately withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir

More than a year after the abrogation of Article 370, the Centre decided to withdraw 10,000 troops from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, an order released on Wednesday evening said.

GC Murmu, J&K's former L-G, becomes Comptroller And Auditor General

07 Aug 2020

GC Murmu, J&K's former L-G, becomes Comptroller And Auditor General

Girish Chandra Murmu, who resigned as Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, has been appointed as the new Comptroller and Auditor General and will succeed incumbent Rajiv Mehrishi, who turns 65 tomorrow.

J&K: L-G Murmu resigns; BJP's Manoj Sinha given top post

06 Aug 2020

J&K: L-G Murmu resigns; BJP's Manoj Sinha given top post

On Wednesday, exactly one year after the contentious Article 370 was abrogated, GC Murmu, who took oath as the Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu & Kashmir on October 31, 2019, resigned, paving the path for the appointment of former Union Minister Manoj Sinha.

Several DU colleges increase annual fee for UG courses

19 Jun 2019

Several DU colleges increase annual fee for UG courses

According to media reports, several colleges affiliated to the Delhi University (DU) have revised their fee structure for the undergraduate courses.

DU Admissions: Uniform 1% cut-off relaxation for female students

11 Jun 2019

DU Admissions: Uniform 1% cut-off relaxation for female students

Delhi University (DU) will provide a uniform relaxation of 1% in the cut-off to all female students seeking admission from this academic year.

Meet the IAS-officer who will be Amit Shah's private secretary

08 Jun 2019

Meet the IAS-officer who will be Amit Shah's private secretary

There have been enough indications to prove Union Home Minister Amit Shah will enjoy the maximum clout in the second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

#SnoopingRow: RTIs reveal UPA intercepted 9,000 calls, 500 emails monthly

23 Dec 2018

#SnoopingRow: RTIs reveal UPA intercepted 9,000 calls, 500 emails monthly

Just days back, a political row had erupted over a government order that gave sweeping powers of surveillance to 10 Central agencies.

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Over 60 dead, horror captured-on-camera, railways calls it trespassing

20 Oct 2018

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Over 60 dead, horror captured-on-camera, railways calls it trespassing

At least 60 were killed and 77 injured after a train mowed people reveling in Dussehra celebrations near Amritsar on Friday.

BSNL pens deal with Softbank, NTT Communications for 5G roll-out

23 Sep 2018

BSNL pens deal with Softbank, NTT Communications for 5G roll-out

BSNL has penned a deal with Japan's Softbank and NTT Communications to roll out 5G and internet-of-things (IoT) technologies in India.

Smart Cities: You'll soon get free Wi-Fi in Delhi

16 Aug 2018

Smart Cities: You'll soon get free Wi-Fi in Delhi

Parts of the national capital are slated to get free Wi-Fi and high-speed broadband connections soon, following the launch of a slew of smart city projects by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Villages adopted by MPs to get free Wi-Fi: Minister

26 Jul 2018

Villages adopted by MPs to get free Wi-Fi: Minister

The government will provide free Wi-Fi to villages adopted by MPs under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, Junior Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said yesterday.

BSNL launches India's first without-SIM internet telephony service

12 Jul 2018

BSNL launches India's first without-SIM internet telephony service

Returning to the fray, state-run telecom operator BSNL announced the launch of India's first general internet telephony service that will allow users to call any number in India without a SIM card.

BSNL launches 'Wings', India's first mobile-app allowing Internet telephony service

11 Jul 2018

BSNL launches 'Wings', India's first mobile-app allowing Internet telephony service

BSNL customers will now be able to make calls using the company's mobile app "Wings" to any phone number in the country.

Ericsson sets up India's first 5G innovation lab at IIT-Delhi

04 Jul 2018

Ericsson sets up India's first 5G innovation lab at IIT-Delhi

Giving Narendra Modi's 5G dream a big push, Swedish Telecommunications Company Ericsson has set up India's first 5G innovation lab at IIT-Delhi.

BJP to reach out to voters; apprise them of Modi-achievements

07 Jun 2018

BJP to reach out to voters; apprise them of Modi-achievements

Senior BJP leaders embarked on a mission to reach out to the voters in Uttar Pradesh and inform them about the work done by the Narendra Modi-led government in last four years.

No proposal to merge MTNL and BSNL: Telecom Minister

18 May 2018

No proposal to merge MTNL and BSNL: Telecom Minister

There is no proposal to merge telecom companies Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL), Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said in a conference today.

Indian Mobile Congress 2018 starts from October 25 in Delhi

17 Apr 2018

Indian Mobile Congress 2018 starts from October 25 in Delhi

India will host its second Mobile Congress event between October 25-27 in New Delhi, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said at a curtain raiser event of Indian Mobile Congress (IMC) 2018.

India becomes world's second largest mobile phone manufacturer: ICA

04 Apr 2018

India becomes world's second largest mobile phone manufacturer: ICA

Only behind China, India has replaced Vietnam to become the second largest mobile phone manufacturer in 2017, Indian Cellular Association President Pankaj Mohindroo informed Union ministers Manoj Sinha and Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Two-thirds of India's population yet to come online: Telecom Minister

08 Mar 2018

Two-thirds of India's population yet to come online: Telecom Minister

According to Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha, over two-thirds of India's population is yet to come online, despite the fact that the country is the second largest consumer of the internet in the world.

Patanjali Ayurved's exclusive store inaugurated at Delhi IGI Airport

18 Jan 2018

Patanjali Ayurved's exclusive store inaugurated at Delhi IGI Airport

Only a day after partnering with eight e-commerce platforms, Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved has opened an "exclusive store" at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal-2.

BharatNet second phase launched: Jio pays highest fee

13 Nov 2017

BharatNet second phase launched: Jio pays highest fee

The government launched BharatNet's phase II to provide high-speed broadband connections to all panchayats by 2019-end.

Amit Shah flags off the Janaraksha Yatra protesting "red-jihadi" terror

03 Oct 2017

Amit Shah flags off the Janaraksha Yatra protesting "red-jihadi" terror

BJP chief Amit Shah has flagged off the Janaraksha Yatra to be led by the party's state president Kummanam Rajashekhharan at Payyannur.

Airtel, Idea say telecom sector is suffering, intervention necessary

28 Sep 2017

Airtel, Idea say telecom sector is suffering, intervention necessary

On Wednesday, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Communications, Manoj Sinha inaugurated the maiden India Mobile Congress (IMC) at Delhi's Pragati Maidan.

Airtel gets 5G ready. Enough to topple Jio?

27 Sep 2017

Airtel gets 5G ready. Enough to topple Jio?

Telecom major Airtel has started deploying India's first state-of-the-art Massive Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) technology.

An additional 4,000 trains will ply this festive season

20 Sep 2017

An additional 4,000 trains will ply this festive season

Making travel plans easy for lakhs, the Railways is introducing 4,000 additional trains for this festival season. These special trains will run during October 15-30.

BSNL wallet in partnership with MobiKwik, gets launched

18 Aug 2017

BSNL wallet in partnership with MobiKwik, gets launched

State-run BSNL, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, has now launched its own digital wallet.

Indian Broadband War: BSNL launches 1Gbps broadband to counter rivals

15 Jul 2017

Indian Broadband War: BSNL launches 1Gbps broadband to counter rivals

With Airtel and ACT Fibernet providing ultra-fast fiber optic broadband services and Reliance Jio testing JioFiber, a FTTH (fiber to the home) broadband war has begun.

New telecom policy is being made, ministry wants your opinion

06 Jul 2017

New telecom policy is being made, ministry wants your opinion

The government is planning an overhaul of its telecom policy and it wants your inputs. The focus, this time around, is to make the policy more consumer centric than before.

Are Google Maps really authentic?

25 Jun 2017

Are Google Maps really authentic?

Google Maps make navigation faster and easier, becoming a part of our daily activities.

Railways to build Rs. 8cr high-tech train for next President

24 Jun 2017

Railways to build Rs. 8cr high-tech train for next President

While India is yet to decide on its next President, looks like the Railway Ministry is already busy with preparations for Pranab Mukherjee's successor.

Telecom sector will perish if tariff war continues, say firms

23 Jun 2017

Telecom sector will perish if tariff war continues, say firms

The writing is on the wall; the tariff war started by Mukesh Ambani-backed Reliance Jio, if left unchecked would leave behind only one or two non-state providers at the very end, according to Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mittal.

Aadhaar linking for land records not required, it's a hoax

20 Jun 2017

Aadhaar linking for land records not required, it's a hoax

While the government is getting its Aadhaar scheme implemented, it appears that some frauds out there are spreading false rumors regarding it, fuelling concerns of citizens, who are scurrying to get Aadhaar linked to their accounts.

BSNL will install 25,000 Wi-Fi hotspots to bridge digital divide

10 Jun 2017

BSNL will install 25,000 Wi-Fi hotspots to bridge digital divide

BSNL has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) to have 25,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in rural exchanges within the next six months.

BSNL ups the ante, will now offer satellite phone services

29 May 2017

BSNL ups the ante, will now offer satellite phone services

Union Minister Manoj Sinha had earlier said that, although, BSNL may have stood for 'Bhai Sahab Nahi Lagega' in the wake of Digital India, it is now 'Behtar Seva Ki Nai Lagan.'

Crack in track caused Mahakaushal derailment: Officials

30 Mar 2017

Crack in track caused Mahakaushal derailment: Officials

Authorities stated that a crack in a fresh weld on the left side of the tracks appeared to be the prime cause of the derailment of the Mahakaushal Express.

8 coaches of the Mahakaushal Express derail in UP

30 Mar 2017

8 coaches of the Mahakaushal Express derail in UP

Eight coaches of the Mahakaushal Express running between Jabalpur-Nizamuddin derailed in the early hours of Thursday.

UP CM Adityanath shifts Deputy CM from office

25 Mar 2017

UP CM Adityanath shifts Deputy CM from office

UP Chief Minister Adityanath, has asked Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya to vacate his office on the fifth floor of the Lal Bahadur Shastri Bhawan (Annexe) building.