Suspension of internet services in 10 Assam districts extended
Internet services were suspended at 7 pm on Wednesday amid massive protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Thousands of people defied curfew in Guwahati and took to the streets, prompting police to open fire, even as protests against the contentious Bill intensified in the state.
Internet services suspended, paramilitary forces deployed in Tripura
The notification issued under provisions of Section 5 (2) of the Indian ...
Internet to be suspended in ten districts of Assam for 24 hours amid massive protests
Internet services will be suspended in Lakhimpur, Dhema...
Govt creating framework for deployment of secure 5G services: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The government is creating an enabling framework for deployment of affordable and secure 5G services in India, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday.
CAB protests: Mobile, Internet services suspended in Tripura for 48 hours
Internet services have been suspended in Tripura for 48 hours from 2 pm on Tuesday in view of the ongoing protests against the Citizenship A...
Mizo volleyball player breastfeeds baby during match break, wins hearts, and the Internet
Mizoram’s sports minister Robert Romawia Royte also took to Twitter to laud the player.
Relaxed rules on pests aided onion imports
The agriculture ministry extended the relaxation in fumigation treatment conditions for the import of onions to January 15, 2020, on December 4.
How evolving ESG disclosure rules are altering investment dynamics
Much progress has been made in this area, but there is still some way to go.
Smart automation can contribute to company bottomline through energy efficiency
Typically in an office air conditioning can account for 25-35% of the energy. There is usually significant wastage in their usage and the higher the wattage, the more the wastage costs. For instance, eliminating 1 hour of wastage a day for a 1.5 ton AC can save almost Rs.500 per month in energy costs.
Relaxed phytosanitary rules lead to surge in onion imports, help lower prices
At a meeting called by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade, traders assured officials that fears of foreign pests and disease impacting domestic onion crops due to relaxed phytosanitary norms were unfounded.
Intellectuals, Hindu Mahasabha seek review of Ayodhya ruling
Hindu Mahasabha and a group of intellectuals moved the Supreme Court on Monday seeking review of its verdict in the Ayodhya dispute for disparate reasons.
Hong Kong leader rules out protest concessions ahead of Beijing visit
In a rare lull in police-protestor clashes, around 800,000 people marched peacefully through the city’s streets on Sunday, urging the government to respond to their five demands — which include an independent inquiry into the police, an amnesty for those arrested, and fully free elections.
Can’t buy medicines amid net ban: Kashmir traders
E-way bill generation blocked as traders fail to file returns amid shutdown. The government said it was looking into the matter on a case-by-case basis and that if the traders had not been able to file returns after July, their suspension would be lifted within two days.
Internet a facility, not right, no curbs on political activity: Farooq Khan
Defending the decision to suspend the Internet since August 5, when the Centre withdrew the special status granted to J&K and imposed a communications blockade, Farooq Khan, advisor to Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu said the Internet is just a facility, not a right.
Trade war goes digital as India eyes tariffs on Internet economy
Since 1998, WTO has renewed a ban on import duties on so-called "electronic transmissions".
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