Meru appoints Sandeep Dongre as COO
Dongre joins MERU after working with many organizations such as Future Group, OYO, Lava International, Brighter India Foundation, Tata Tele Services, Coca Cola India, Frito Lays India and BPL .
Share market update: Telecom shares mixed; Bharti Infratel slumps 6%
The S&P BSE Telecom index was trading 0.16 per cent down at 1176.47.
Mobile handsets & components under Make in India to get special push in Budget
At the meeting where the PM was most candid asking for real ti...
Prepaid mobile connections restored in Jammu and Kashmir
Internet service providers have been asked to provide fixed line Internet connectivity in all the 10 districts of Jammu region and two districts, Kupwara and Bandipora, in North Kashmir. Rohit Kansal, the principal secretary to the administration of Jammu and Kashmir said the order will come into effect from Saturday.
Shared mobility startup Bounce raises $105 mn in fresh funding
Bounce currently operates its dockless scooters in Bengaluru and Hyderabad with a fleet of 13, 000 and 2, 000 vehicles respectively. It's docked scooter rental service is available to commuters in over 35 cities.
Big social media companies may be asked to maintain database of active mobile number of users
The Information Technology (IT) ministry has proposed that significant social media companies should maintain a database of active mobile numbers of all their users for verification purpose under a revised set of rules, according to a source.
Hyundai to unveil all new Creta, Tuscon at Auto Expo
The company will showcase 13 exciting cars and future ready technologies and concepts under the theme 'Freedom in Future Mobility'
A special fund to make phones and create jobs
A special fund for the sector primarily focused on mobile phones and high-value addition components will create the necessary momentum to build the $190 billion mobile phone industry with exports of $110 billion as envisaged in the National Policy on Electronics 2019, said Pankaj Mohindroo, chairman of the ICEA.
Mobile nos in house-listing census to help in 'Do it self'
“Using the mobile number, respondents can generate OTP after which they will log in and fill their and family members details in the census population enumeration form. The reference number generated after filling the form online can then be provided to enumerators when he/she visits the house for population census,” a senior govt official explained.
Budget 2020: Finance Minister announces new electronics manufacturing scheme
A new scheme to push domestic electronics manufacturing was a key demand of the industry, since three key scheme which were incentivising local manufacturing had ended last year.
Tata Tele Board extends term for MD Srinath till March end
Tata Teleservices has sold its consumer mobile business to Bharti Airtel and now is awaiting the Supreme Court’s directions on its modification application against statutory due deadline. The telco owes dues of about Rs 14,000 crore and will await the apex court’s order, hearing for which is slotted for next week.
India on track to meet NDC goals under Paris Agreement: Survey
Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) was launched in 2014 with twin objectives of ensuring 100 per cent scientific solid waste management and making urban India open defecation free (ODF) to achieve total environmental improvement, the Finance Ministry said in a release.
Samsung to set up India’s 1st mobile display plant
The South Korean company is investing more than Rs 3,500 crore in this facility in Noida, as per a regulatory filing with the Registrar of Companies (RoC). It could later be expanded to manufacture displays of other devices as well.
Highways may be ranked on safety, mobility
During the assessment of highways, NHAI will look at the duration of traffic jams on highway stretches, the way-side amenities available and tow-away facilities in case of vehicle breakdown. Depending on the observations from the exercise, changes and improved practices will be incorporated in the design stage itself.
EVs will be cheaper than combustion vehicles in 3 years: Amitabh Kant
Electric vehicles will become cheaper than combustion vehicles in three years as the price of battery packs of EVs is expected to fall by almost 51 per cent per unit, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Thursday.
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