Thursday January 29, 2015
The base price of 3G spectrum fixed by the Cabinet is not reasonable and needs to be reviewed, industry body Assocham said on Thursday.
Tuesday January 27, 2015
The Cabinet is likely to consider on Wednesday the reserve price for spectrum auction in the 2100 MHz band, which is being used for providing 3G mobile services.
Wednesday January 21, 2015
Ending an 8-year-long dispute over spectrum sharing with defence, the Cabinet on Wednesday earmarked bands for exclusive use of security establishment while making available the remaining radio waves for commercial use in areas like telecom and broad...
World News | Reuters | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Cameroon's army has freed 24 of some 80 hostages kidnapped during a cross-border attack by suspected Boko Haram Islamist fighters based in neighbouring Nigeria, a defence ministry spokesman said on Monday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 10, 2015
France will deploy some 500 extra military personnel in the greater Paris region, the defence ministry said on Saturday, the day after twin sieges sowed fear on the streets of the capital.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 6, 2015
Apart from 900MHz, 1800MHz and 800MHz, spectrum in 2100MHz may also be put on auction after Defence Ministry vacates it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 3, 2015
Pakistan today rejected reports that a Pakistani fishing boat said to be carrying explosives was intercepted by the Indian Coast Guard off the coast of Gujarat and the vessel exploded before sinking along with four occupants.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Thursday January 1, 2015
We are cheating India's bravest, writes Shashi Tharoor.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Former BJP leader Jaswant Singh was today discharged from the Army Research and Referral hospital in Delhi in a "minimally conscious state" and will continue with "supportive care" at home, four months after he was admitted there with severe head inj...
Wednesday December 24, 2014
The government is likely to take a call this month on the base price of spectrum to be auctioned in February 2015.
India News | Reported by Vishnu Som | Friday December 19, 2014
In the first export of a warship by India, a Kolkata manufacturer will hand over - for 50 million dollars - an offshore patrol vessel to the Mauritian navy later this month.
Saturday December 13, 2014
The Hinduja Group, in partnership with another company, has acquired the UK's iconic Old War Office building that was once occupied by the country's war-time Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
Sunday December 7, 2014
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is expected to give recommendations for base price and valuation of 3G spectrum by early January as the government plans to auction the airwaves along with 2G sale scheduled in February.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Trai said that DoT is in talks with the Defence Ministry for the vacation of the 2100MHz band and there are three possible scenarios under deliberation.
India News | Reuters | Tuesday December 2, 2014
The French and Indian defence ministers agreed on Monday to overcome any differences and finalise the sale of 126 fighter jets to India in a deal worth an estimated $15 billion, the Indian defence ministry said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 29, 2014
India's premier defence and research organisation DRDO's chief Dr Avinash Chander will retire on November 30 but will continue to occupy the position on a contractual basis till May, 2016.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 18, 2014
Based on recommendations and agreements, the DoT expects the Defence Ministry to clear about 165MHz of spectrum across frequency bands.
Press Trust of India | Thursday November 13, 2014
Sources said that creation of this new band would also facilitate release of around 150MHz of spectrum by the Defence Ministry in 1700-2000MHz band.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 11, 2014
Islamists from Nigeria's Boko Haram killed at least three civilians over the weekend as they attacked six communities in the remote north of neighbouring Cameroon, a defence ministry source told AFP today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 7, 2014
Keeping China in mind, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that the government is taking all steps to create matching infrastructure on the Indian side to realise its military potential.
India News | Reported by Tejas Mehta; Edited by Vishnu Varma | Friday November 7, 2014
Goa will have a new chief minister on Saturday as Manohar Parrikar resigns and heads to Delhi, where he is expected to take over as India's next Defence Minister after a union cabinet expansion on Sunday.
India News | Associated Press | Thursday October 30, 2014
China's Defence Ministry cautioned India on Thursday over plans to construct 54 new border posts along the border in Arunachal Pradesh.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 21, 2014
French fighter jets have carried out a third round of air strikes against Islamic State jihadists in support of Iraqi ground forces, the defence ministry said on Monday.
India News | NDTV.com | Friday October 17, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top military officers at the defence ministry War Room in New Delhi today. The Combined Commanders' Conference is the first meeting of the prime minister with all top commanders, including the three service chiefs.