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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

Financial grant approved for 5G test bed project by IITs, IISc: Telecom minister Manoj Sinha

Government has approved financial grant for a project to set up indigenous 5G test bed by Indian Institutes of Technology and Indian Institute of Science.

published on : 28th March 2018

We have to defeat SP-BSP pact with development: Union minister Manoj Sinha

The Minister, who was also among the front-runners for the CM post after the BJP's massive victory in the 2017 assembly polls, said such "divisive forces" can only be defeated through development.

published on : 21st March 2018

Centre to table new telecom policy in Parliament after Cabinet nod

Telecom minister Manoj Sinha said the new telecom policy will be brought in the next session of Parliament after getting a nod from the Cabinet.

published on : 21st March 2018

Government hopes to bring new telecom policy in next Parliament session

Union Minister Manoj Sinha today said the new telecom policy is almost ready and will be brought in the next session of Parliament after a Cabinet nod.

published on : 20th March 2018

India seeks collaboration with other nations on 5G: Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha

Sinha termed 5G "one of the most important, emerging" areas and said the country has taken steps to set up a test bed for this technology.

published on : 7th March 2018

Union minister Manoj Sinha blames UPA dispensation for PNB scam 

Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi of Gitanjali Group have been accused of defrauding the Punjab National Bank of Rs 12,700 crore.

published on : 4th March 2018
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