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Coronavirus lockdown: MTNL offers double data on all broadband plans

24 Mar 2020

Coronavirus lockdown: MTNL offers double data on all broadband plans

In the wake of lockdown imposed in Delhi and Mumbai, state-run MTNL has announced to offer double data on all of its broadband plans, as it aims to encourage people to work from home.

Jio Fiber regains top rank in Netflix ISP Index

17 Feb 2020

Jio Fiber regains top rank in Netflix ISP Index

Reliance's FTTH service, Jio Fiber, has beaten the likes of Airtel Xstream Fiber, Spectra, and 7 Star Digital to regain the top spot in Netflix's ISP Speed Index.

Here's how to use Google's new Mobile Recharge service

06 Feb 2020

Here's how to use Google's new Mobile Recharge service

Google has launched a new service in India that helps you easily find, compare, and even recharge your prepaid account using Google Search.

This is the best broadband in India for streaming Netflix

06 Jan 2020

This is the best broadband in India for streaming Netflix

Mumbai-based 7 Star Digital broadband service has beaten industry leaders like Airtel Xstream Fiber and Reliance Jio Fiber to top broadband speed charts in India, according to Netflix ISP Speed Index.

How MTNL's 1Gbps broadband plans fare against JioFiber, Airtel V-Fiber

31 Oct 2019

How MTNL's 1Gbps broadband plans fare against JioFiber, Airtel V-Fiber

Taking on the likes of Reliance JioFiber and Airtel V-Fiber, state-owned MTNL has launched its first-ever gigabit broadband plans in New Delhi.

Cabinet approves BSNL-MTNL merger to revive telecom PSUs

23 Oct 2019

Cabinet approves BSNL-MTNL merger to revive telecom PSUs

In a bid to revive the two ailing telecom public sector units (PSUs), Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL), the government announced a four-step plan on Wednesday.

BSNL's Rs. 1,188 plan offers unlimited calling for 345 days

31 Jul 2019

BSNL's Rs. 1,188 plan offers unlimited calling for 345 days

In a bid to attract new customers and retain existing ones, state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced a new Rs. 1,188 prepaid plan with long-term validity and free calling benefits.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at MTNL building, 100 feared trapped

22 Jul 2019

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at MTNL building, 100 feared trapped

In yet another troublesome incident, a building which houses the state-run telecom company MTNL caught fire on Monday in Mumbai's Bandra area.

How to activate DND on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, other networks

14 Feb 2019

How to activate DND on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, other networks

If you are fed up of endless promotional calls and messages, here is a solution - activating DND.

BSNL's Rs. 899 half-yearly plan offers 270GB data, unlimited calling

21 Jan 2019

BSNL's Rs. 899 half-yearly plan offers 270GB data, unlimited calling

In India's highly-competitive telecommunications sector, BSNL is upping the ante against major private players like Reliance Jio, Vodafone-Idea, and Bharti Airtel.

Government child helpline appears in pornographic content, lewd calls received

07 Oct 2018

Government child helpline appears in pornographic content, lewd calls received

A government toll-free number for reporting child sexual assault cases has been suspended temporarily after it appeared in pornographic content search, and calls seeking sexual services were received, a senior NCPCR official said.

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.

TRAI: Airtel offers fastest 4G speeds in Delhi-NCR, Jio second

28 Jun 2018

TRAI: Airtel offers fastest 4G speeds in Delhi-NCR, Jio second

A new report by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has revealed that Airtel offers the fastest 4G speed in the Delhi-NCR region, not Reliance Jio.

After Air India fiasco, Modi-govt now plans Coal India sale

18 Jun 2018

After Air India fiasco, Modi-govt now plans Coal India sale

After its unsuccessful bid to sell a 76% stake in cash-strapped flag carrier Air India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is now reportedly planning to offload a stake in state-run mining giant Coal India, the world's largest miner of fuel.

BHIM app for Android, iOS now supports utility bill payments

01 Jun 2018

BHIM app for Android, iOS now supports utility bill payments

Months after announcing a cashback scheme, the government promoted Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app has now added support for utility bill payments within its portal.

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.

Delhiites can soon make e-payments of telephone, water, electricity bills

31 Mar 2018

Delhiites can soon make e-payments of telephone, water, electricity bills

In a move aimed at promoting digitization of payments for government services, Delhi Government has asked all principal secretaries and secretaries to ensure e-payments of electricity, water, and telephone bills in their respective departments.

You can earn upto Rs. 50,000/month from Reliance-Jio. Here's how!

23 Mar 2018

You can earn upto Rs. 50,000/month from Reliance-Jio. Here's how!

Reliance Jio took the telecom sector by storm when it launched in 2016, starting a price war.

Reliance JioFiber: Launch, speeds, tariffs, and more

13 Feb 2018

Reliance JioFiber: Launch, speeds, tariffs, and more

After creating shockwaves in the mobile internet segment, Reliance Jio is poised to bring the same disruption into the broadband space.

Mobile portability charges could soon come down to Rs. 4

19 Dec 2017

Mobile portability charges could soon come down to Rs. 4

If the TRAI has its way, mobile number portability (MNP) charges in India will go down 80% from the current Rs. 19 to Rs. 4.

Delhi: Man arrested for sexually assaulting, killing six-year-old boy

03 Sep 2017

Delhi: Man arrested for sexually assaulting, killing six-year-old boy

A six-year-old boy of Delhi's Harsh Vihar was sexually abused and murdered by a 40-year-old laborer, Ram Niwas.

Internet Archive being blocked on some Indian ISPs

09 Aug 2017

Internet Archive being blocked on some Indian ISPs

Many internet service providers are apparently blocking the resource site www.archive.org without any notice.

Jio triggered brutal price battle will end soon: S&P

02 Aug 2017

Jio triggered brutal price battle will end soon: S&P

Reliance Jio has been disrupting the Indian telecom market since its launch last year.

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.

An app to help find Wi-Fi hotspots in Mumbai

20 Jan 2017

An app to help find Wi-Fi hotspots in Mumbai

Maharashtra Government is is launching an application which will help the residents of Mumbai City to detect Wi-Fi hotspots nearest to them.

Maharashtra Govt launches Wi-Fi project in Mumbai

10 Jan 2017

Maharashtra Govt launches Wi-Fi project in Mumbai

The Maharashtra Government implemented a project making Mumbai the first Wi-Fi city of India.

Chikungunya cases: SC fines Delhi health minister

03 Oct 2016

Chikungunya cases: SC fines Delhi health minister

The Supreme Court imposed a fine of Rs.25000 on Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain for not disclosing names of officials who were uncooperative amid the Chikungunya outbreak in the city.

CAG accuses Delhi of under-reporting Dengue toll

26 Sep 2016

CAG accuses Delhi of under-reporting Dengue toll

The Comptroller and Auditor General's office has accused the AAP government in Delhi of under reporting the severity of the dengue outbreak in the capital.

Massive spike in Chikungunya cases in Delhi

20 Sep 2016

Massive spike in Chikungunya cases in Delhi

Authorities said that over the last week over there was an increase of over 150% in cases of Chikungunya in the city.

Delhi: Chikungunya toll rises to 15

18 Sep 2016

Delhi: Chikungunya toll rises to 15

The death toll from Chikungunya in Delhi has risen to 15, and over 2800 people have been infected with various vector borne diseases in the city.

Centre asks Delhi to probe spike in Chikungunya deaths

15 Sep 2016

Centre asks Delhi to probe spike in Chikungunya deaths

The Centre has asked the Delhi government to probe the deaths of 10 individuals in the capital, suspected of having died of Chikungunya.

Delhi reports its first Chikungunya fatality

13 Sep 2016

Delhi reports its first Chikungunya fatality

A 65-year-old man, R. Pandey, succumbed to chikungunya on Monday at Sir Ganga Ram hospital in west Delhi.