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New Delhi, Dec 21: Bharti Airtel and Swedish networking and telecom major Ericsson on Friday said they have achieved a download speed of over 500 Mbps on smartphones during a first-ever live 4G trial in India. The speed was achieved during a recent indoor trial of Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology...
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued an order granting ten central intelligence and security agencies access to information stored, recieved or transmitted in computers. The notice, issued on Thursday, says the agencies can intercept, monitor and decrypt “any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer.” These ten...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the government is aiming to bring 99 per cent of items below the 18 per cent GST slab and warned of stringent action against defaulters of bank loan and fugitives. "Before GST, registered enterprises numbered 65 lakh, which has now increased by 55...
The Cabinet approved amending the existing laws to provide legal backing for seeding of biometric ID Aadhaar with mobile numbers and bank accounts as an optional KYC after the Supreme Court barred mandatory use of 12-digit unique identifier by private firms, sources said. The Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra...
The Engineering Export Promotion Council of India (EEPC) on Monday said reports that the RBI was contemplating to forward cases of non-realisation of export proceeds to the ED, have created panic among exporters who submitted their records about remittance receipts to their banks. "We have received several complaints from our...
Even as India and Australia share the shores of the same ocean, both the countries have not seen much of trade ties, over the years. However, the situation might change soon, if both the countries work closely on economic diplomacy. Last month, Australian federal government endorsed the India Economic Strategy...
International regulations limiting sulfur in fuels for ocean-going vessels will increase uncertainty for crude oil and petroleum product price formation in both the short and long term, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said. These rules, set to take effect in January 2020, apply across multiple countries' jurisdictions to fuels...
US stocks fell sharply on Friday as investors grew concerns over a possible slowdown of the global economy and a slew of corporate news. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 496.87 points, or 2.02 percent, to 24,100.51. The S&P 500 decreased 50.59 points, or 1.91 percent, to 2,599.95. The...
London: British Prime Minister Theresa May won a crucial vote of confidence in her leadership on Wednesday, with 200 votes cast in favour of her and 117 against out of a total of 317 of her Conservative Party MPs. The vote had been triggered earlier in the day after the...
Shaktikanta Das, the new Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), is taking charge of the central bank in less than propitious circumstances. His predecessor’s resignation was clearly a protest against the government trying to impose its will on the institution. In that context, Das’ most important task...