- 29 Jan 15There's a campaign going on saying there's huge spectrum scarcity, when there's none: Ravi Shankar Prasad12:57 AMThe stage is set for a mega telecom spectrum auction starting March 4, the first under the new government, whereby it expects to earn revenues to the tune of Rs 1 lakh crore.12:49 AMThe Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a reserve price of Rs 3,705 crore per MHz for the auction of 2,100-MHz telecom spectrum from March 4, as recommended by the Telecom Commission.12:46 AMThe central government’s price stabilisation fund for potatoes and onions proposes to take on only half of any losses incurred by agencies of state governments in this regard, such as civil supply corporations.12:44 AMThe government has extended the last date for submission of technical bids for the coal block e-auction to February 3 from the earlier one of January 31. The coal ministry’s spokesperson said the decision was taken after interested bidders sought12:43 AMNuclear power capacity addition is expected to get a boost after India and the US arrived at an agreement to operationalise the civil nuclear deal.12:39 AM“This preserves the position as in the past and helps the jute sector. There have been many concerns that the reservation for jute packaging would get reduced,&" an official statement released after the meeting said.12:29 AMTo safeguard the interest of consumers, the Solvent Extractors' Association of India has urged the Centre and various state governments, including Punjab, to discourage the sale of loose edible oil and stringent punishment for violators.12:26 AMThe World Bank on Wednesday expressed concern over the disturbing malnutrion of children and gender inequality in Himachal Pradesh.12:18 AMAccording to a study, Bengaluru accounted for 49 per cent of India’s office space absorption in 2014. The city absorbed 13.77 million square feet of office properties in the past year.12:13 AMCommercial Tax Department in Chhattisgarh had expanded its online services with an objective to bestow better facilities to businessmen in the state.
- 28 Jan 1509:46 PMUnited States President Barack Obama's statement about enabling a young woman in rural India to start a business with a partner in America that will change both their lives attracted loud applause at the US-India Business Council.09:44 PMAs the European Central Bank prepares to inject up to a trillion euros into Europe's faltering economy, Mario Draghi would be wise to study Japan's experience with massive quantitative easing.09:38 PMIndia and the United States have taken some major strides forward during President Barack Obama's visit here in furthering cooperation to combat climate change but without entering into any bilateral agreement on the lines of the recently concluded United08:58 PMSeeking a level playing field for domestic manufacturers, apex printing, packaging and graphics industry body Indian Printing Packing and Allied Machinery Manufacturers Association (IPAMA) on Wednesday demanded further restrictions on import of old second08:57 PMNew residential launches in Pune in the second half (July-December) of 2014 shrunk by nearly 26 per cent compared with the corresponding period in 2013, said commercial and residential property consultancy agency, Knight Frank India.08:36 PMUnion mines and steel minister Narendra Singh Tomar has suggested undertaking fresh exploration and evaluation of dumps and mines at Kolar Gold Fields to understand the value and potential of the abandoned gold mines operated by erstwhile Bharat Gold08:27 PMExpressing disappointment over some government departments spending less than the budgeted expenditure on SC/ST sub-plans, Chief Minister Harish Rawat said the heads of departments concerned will be held responsible if the targeted expenses are not met in08:20 PMThese mines had shut operations in May last year on the basis of the apex court order.08:18 PMThe state government has projected the receipt of central assistance at Rs 15129.79 crore in 2015-16 under different schemes as against Rs 13964.48 crore projected to be received by the end of the current fiscal as per revised estimates.08:03 PMDelhi-based International Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR) has offered to partner with the Uttar Pradesh government in waste disposal management for government hospitals.