New Telecom Policy: Free roaming, portability

  New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a new telecom policy that seeks to do away with roaming charges across the country and simplifies the licencing policy, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said Thursday. “Affordability of the consumers is the core of our policy,” Sibal told reporters after a cabinet meeting presided over by […]

People of India disappointed with BJP: Advani

New Delhi: Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Thursday made an indirect attack on party president Nitin Gadkari for taking faulty decisions, which have further dented the right-wing party’s public image. Expressing concerns over his party’s declining credibility, the BJP stalwart wrote in his popular blog that the saffron leadership has failed to sense the […]

Doon Express derails in UP, at least 4 dead

Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh): The Howarh-Dehradun Doon Express met with an accident near Jaunpur on Thursday afternoon. At least four passengers lost their lives while over a dozen others were injured in the accident. Five bogies of the 13009 Doon Express derailed near Mihrawan station near Jaunpur junction shortly after 1 pm today. All the derailed […]

Come clean on corruption allegations: Anna to PM

New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should be ready for any kind of probe by a third party to the corruption allegations labelled against him by Team Anna. “I always saw the PM as a non-corrupt personality. If there are corruption allegations labelled against him, he should […]

Sanjay quits ‘Bigg Boss’, Salman to continue

Mumbai: Actor Salman Khan who partnered with Sanjay Dutt to host `Bigg Boss Season 5` last year will return to the reality show but minus his co-anchor. The show makers have confirmed to a national daily that Salman has given a nod to anchor `Bigg Boss Season 6` since he and his family follow the […]

IPL 2012 Qualifier 2 : Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Daredevils

Chennai: 11:06 pm 14th over: 120/5 Jakati comes into the attack. Ojha shimmies down the track and smokes a six over long-off. Jakati bowls a full-toss and Ojha hits it to long-on this time, but he hadn’t timed it well and Vijay takes a good catch inside the boundary. Venugopal Rao is the new batsman. […]

Fuel price hike beyond our control: Oil Minister

New Delhi: Expressing his helplessness over the hike in the petrol prices, Oil Minister Jaipal Reddy on Friday said that the matter was beyond the control of the government and categorically stated that there would be no rollback for now. Addressing the media in the national capital, the Oil Minister clarified that the global price […]

TRAI withdraws complaints against Airtel, Idea and Loop

New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Friday withdrew its complaint against three major telecom players — Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Loop Mobiles — for violation of its regulations from a Delhi court, which was informed that they have taken remedial measures. The TRAI had filed the complaint against the firms for rejecting […]