BSNL-MTNL merger may be completed in 24 months: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
The government has earlier said that till the completion of the merger, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) will operate as a subsidiary of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL). Both the debt-ridden companies have rolled out voluntary retirement scheme (VRS), which is open for employees till December 3.
No proposal at present to waive penalty, interest on telco's licence fee dues: Telecom minister Prasad
"No such proposal is under considerati...
Priyanka Gandhi looks for house in Lucknow
Priyanka Gandhi is planning to devote more time in state and personally lead from the front before...
Frequent FDA inspections slow down Indian pharma exports, says GV Prasad
GV Prasad, Chairman, CII National Committee on Pharmaceuticals said that everybody should up their game in terms of quality, systems, discipline, integrity of data. All there are important things for the industry. He added that the effect of frequent inspections of Indian pharma manufacturing plants by the FDA and measures to be taken to reduce the impact.
Voda Idea, Airtel need no relief: Jio to Ravi Shankar Prasad
Jio said in a letter dated October 31 that Ravi Shankar Prasad should not permit the Cellular Operators Association of India to mix the investment-infusing financial package for the telecom industry with the legitimate licence fee and spectrum usage charge obligations arising out of the past conduct of Airtel and Voda Idea.
SC Rafale verdict: Congress should apologise to nation, says Union Law Minister RS Prasad
The Supreme Court dismissed pleas seeking review of its clean chit to government in Rafale deal. Former Union ministers, Yashwant Sinha and ...
A Bollywood-themed sangeet, pool party, and traditions: Indostar CEO R Sridhar's son ties the knot in three-day extravaganza
Bharadwaj Sridhar married Nisha Prasad at a resort close to Mumbai.
Kashmir, A 370 India's internal matter: Prasad
Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale told the media at the end of the summit that Kashmir issue was not discussed, but Xi briefed Modi about Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit to Beijing earlier in the week.
Shyama Prasad museum stuck over property dispute
Family of Asutosh Mookerjee had first approached the party members early this year, urging them to set up a museum in the building and seeking help for its maintenance after Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan opted out
Telecom tariff hike won’t hurt: Government
The government believes data and voice calls will be the cheapest in the world and lower than four years ago.
Government may spare Google from its phishing probe
The government is nevertheless planning to issue a notice to Google asking why it had not informed the authorities about the attack. It will also seek details of the cyber attack and its impact on Indian users. Phishing is defined as a fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as user names, passwords by masquerading as a trustworthy entity.
BJP manifesto in Jharkhand promises job for every below-poverty-line family
The saffron party also pledged to provide financial assistance to high school students hailing from backward and poor families. Every student of Classes 9 and 10 will receive Rs 2,200 and that of Classes 11 and 12 Rs 7,500 as scholarships, Prasad said, releasing the manifesto here.
SC proposes to introduce system of artificial intelligence, says CJI
Justice Bobde said that the Indian Constitution is reflective of a fine balance of blending diversity with unity, plurality with stability, pragmatism with idealism, formality with adaptability, liberty with security and all within a framework carefully designed to safeguard the basic freedoms.
Ecosystem in place for a software hub: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The entire ecosystem of payments & favourable policies are already in place for India to become a big hub of software products, said Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. He also asked tech firms to support the govt in its Digital Villages programme.
After LS polls, JD(U) & RJD discussed possible tie-up in Bihar
"We have realised that the discussion was used by Nitish Kumar to give a message to the BJP and never had serious intentions," senior RJD leader said
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