TRAI rules out minimum net worth for operators

The regulator said that at present, any individual, company, corporate firm or LLP that fulfilled provisions of the Cable TV Rules can be granted Multi-System Operator registration.

published on : 23rd July 2019

Safe passage in Strait of Hormuz top priority: UK, France, Germany

The United Kingdom has called Iran's actions to seize its tanker as "dangerous" and "illegal."

published on : 22nd July 2019

Bengaluru-Mysuru MEMU train will now run daily

Regular train commuters on the Bengaluru-Mysuru route have some good news.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Baby thrown off moving train, rescued

According to railway police sources, it is a miracle that the baby survived as the area receives very heavy rainfall and the dense forest is home to many animals. 

published on : 22nd July 2019

Britain tells UN Iran's seizure of British-flagged tanker was 'illegal interference'

Iranian authorities impounded the Stena Impero with 23 crew members aboard after patrol boats of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized it Friday in the highly sensitive Strait of Hormuz.

published on : 21st July 2019

UK navy heard in audio trying to thwart Iran ship seizure

The free flow of traffic through the Strait of Hormuz is of international importance because one-fifth of all global crude exports pass through the narrow waterway between Iran and Oman.

published on : 21st July 2019

Centre proposes 'Metrolite' train for small cities

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has issued standard specifications of the 'Metrolite' system which will be developed on surface and elevated stretches.

published on : 21st July 2019

Twitter blocks handles of Iranian state media outlets

Amid soaring tensions, heightened by Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, some of the affected media outlets had speculated that the suspensions were related to their content.

published on : 21st July 2019

Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Stena Impero

Owned by Swedish operator Stena Bulk, the tanker's crew of 23 consists of 18 Indians, three Russians, a Latvian and a Filipino.

published on : 21st July 2019

UK warns British ships to avoid Strait of Hormuz

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said on 19 July, it had seized the British-flagged Swedish-owned Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz for breaking 'international maritime rules'.

published on : 20th July 2019

Manila asks Iran to free Filipino on seized British-flagged tanker

The Philippine foreign department said one of the ship's crew is a Filipino citizen, and that the others were 18 Indians, three Russians and a Latvian.

published on : 20th July 2019

Iran seizes British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Earlier in July 2019, British Royal Marines seized an Iranian ship in the Strait of Gibraltar, which Britain claimed was heading to Syria 'in breach of EU sanctions'.

published on : 20th July 2019

Iran military confirm all drones 'safely returned', dismisses Trumps claims as 'delusional'

The drone incident comes amid a threatened breakdown of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, with Washington steadily ratcheting up economically debilitating sanctions on Tehran.

published on : 19th July 2019

Reliance Jio pips Airtel to become India's 2nd largest mobile operator in May: TRAI

Reliance Jio added 81.80 lakh new subscribers (on a net basis) in May and ended the month with 27.80 per cent market share and 32.29 crore subscribers.

published on : 19th July 2019

President Donald Trump: US warship destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

USS Boxer, a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship, arrived in US Central Command area of operation on June 23 with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and two other amphibious warships.

published on : 19th July 2019
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