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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.