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India Post announces full-fledged entry into e-commerce

India Post has a delivery network up to remotest villages through its 1.55 lakh post offices which no one can match, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said.

published on : 14th December 2018

CBI DIG's charges against NSA, Union minister ​and CVC latest episode of 'crime thriller', says Rahul Gandhi

"Officers are tired, trust is broken and democracy is crying," the Congress president Rahul Gandhi alleged, a day after Sinha dragged the names several senior officials.

published on : 20th November 2018

Telecom equipment makers commit over Rs 4,000 crore investment: Manoj Sinha 

Minister Manoj Sinha said major investment commitments have come from Ericsson, Samsung, Sterlite Tech, Cisco, Nokia and Intel.

published on : 27th October 2018

No action against driver, railways not at fault, says Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha

The accident has claimed 59 lives so far out of which 39 bodies have been identified by the authorities.

published on : 20th October 2018

Confident that Bharat Net project will be completed by March 2019: Manoj Sinha

Nearly 50 per cent of the work on the Bharat Net project - that entails connectivity to 2.5 lakh gram panchayats in all - has been completed, Sinha said.

published on : 15th October 2018

FDI in telecom sees five-fold rise in three years; new policy aims USD 100 billion investment by 2022: Manoj Sinha

Sinha said keeping all the future technologies in mind and their potential, draft National Digital Communications Policy 2018 has been formulated.

published on : 25th September 2018

Railways will save Rs 13,000 crore per annum in fuel bill post electrification: Manoj Sinha

Chairman, Railway Board, Ashwani stated that the electrification of railway lines has been identified as one of the major potential areas for reducing the expenditure of the national transporter.

published on : 5th September 2018

Over 43,000 villages in India without mobile services: Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha​

Odisha had 9,940 villages without mobile services, while 6,117 villages in Maharashtra and 5,558 villages in Madhya Pradesh did not have mobile services, the data showed.

published on : 1st August 2018

Free WiFi services for villages adopted by MPs across India: Communications Minister Manoj Sinha 

Sinha said the government has targeted to link each of the 2.5 lakh gram panchayats of India through optical fibre network under Bharat Net Project.

published on : 26th July 2018

Idea-Vodafone merger approved, Balesh Sharma to be new CEO

Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao will remain in office till October and will be succeeded by Balesh Sharma.

published on : 11th July 2018

Government not delaying Vodafone-Idea merger: Communications Minister Manoj Sinha

A demand notice against Vodafone India by DoT to clear dues of nearly Rs 4,700 crore for one-time spectrum charges (OTSC) is delaying the merger. 

published on : 3rd July 2018

MoS for communications Manoj Sinha signs MOU with 3 UK institutions for early adoption of 5G

The focus between C-DOT and the universities will be to set up use-case labs, promote understanding of 5G, support the creation of 5G test beds, and evolve solutions for the Indian context

published on : 21st June 2018

5G services to be rolled out in India by 2020

5G is the next future and India is planning to set it up. After the US and Europe, India may soon install 5G services via spectrum.

published on : 17th June 2018

Government expects new telecom policy to be in place by July end: Manoj Sinha

The government on 1 May had released the draft National Telecom Policy 2018 aiming to attract investment of $100 billion in the Digital Communications sector.

published on : 12th June 2018

Average phone call rate falls to 19 p/min, data tariff to Rs 19/GB: Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha

According to the data shared by Sinha, average outgoing call rate in June 2016 was 49 per minute which reduced to 19 paise per minute in December 2017.

published on : 4th April 2018
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