Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday July 1, 2015
India's top businessmen including brothers Mukesh and Anil Ambani, Azim Premji and Sunil Mittal were present in Delhi as the Prime Minister launched 'Digital Week' in Delhi to work towards a campaign promise of connecting 2,50,000 villages by 2019.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will present the government's roadmap to digitise India when he inaugurates Digital India Week at a big function in Delhi today. 10,000 guests, including top business leaders like Mukesh Ambani of Reliance and the Tata Gr...
Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 30, 2015
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad made the statement to reporters while announcement the Digital India week.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
The government is expecting investments to the tune of billions of dollars during the Digital India week which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 1.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 27, 2015
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that the government will soon come out with its report on the controversial issue of net neutrality and the telecom department is waiting for the report from sectoral regulator TRAI.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 27, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Digital India Week on July 1 here aiming to encourage involvement and creating awareness about the field, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in New Delhi on today.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Friday June 26, 2015
Emergency was imposed in the country exactly 40 years ago today. In that summer of discontent, many of the country's top leaders, across parties, began their political journeys. Union Ministers Arun Jaitley and Ravi Shankar Prasad and Bihar Chief Min...
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday June 24, 2015
The Cabinet has approved a plan to set up six more Indian Institutes of Management, or IIMs, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 22, 2015
"We are also committed to developing e-commerce, e-education and e-health. This is the larger vision of digital India," Prasad said on Sunday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 21, 2015
Appealing to Pakistan to reconsider its stand about not observing the International Yoga Day celebrations, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said yoga would have helped in "bringing peace" in their country.
Thomson Reuters | Wednesday June 17, 2015
For common grades of rice, the government has fixed the support price at Rs 14,100 a tonne and for superior varieties the guaranteed price stands at Rs 14,500 a tonne, up from 14,000 a tonne last year, Ravi Shankar Prasad said after a cabinet meeting...
Agra News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 16, 2015
Tourists visiting the Taj Mahal can now access Wi-Fi service for free for the first 30 minutes as the facility was formally launched by Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today.
Agra News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 16, 2015
Tourists visiting Taj Mahal will now be able to upload selfies or photographs clicked with their loved ones directly from the 17th century monument of love.
Press Trust of India | Monday June 15, 2015
"If the visa issue ultimately requires certain other considerations... at government level, we will consider that," Prasad said.
Sunday June 14, 2015
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has asked mobile operators to walk the extra mile to reinforce their systems as they have enough spectrum to provide telephony services without interruption.
Sunday June 14, 2015
With the US probing Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Infosys for alleged visa rule violations, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said the government will intervene if the need arises.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 14, 2015
A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar asked BJP president Amit Shah to practice yoga for fitness, Telecom and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday advised Nitish to instead practice 'pranayam' for peace of mind.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 11, 2015
Ravi Shankar Prasad today said he was not in the race for Bihar chief minister and asserted that it is not necessary for BJP to have somebody nominated before the polls.
Thursday June 11, 2015
The guidelines will be first sent to Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and after his approval a Cabinet note will be prepared.
Thursday June 11, 2015
The Telecom Commission said on Thursday that it has finalised its views on the much awaited spectrum sharing and trading guidelines, which will be sent to the Cabinet for final approval by the end of the month.
Press Trust of India | Thursday June 11, 2015
An official in Telecom Ministry said Ravi Shankar Prasad is scheduled to launch the facility at Taj on June 16.
India News | Alok Pandey, Ketki Angre | Wednesday June 3, 2015
A web portal to be used as social medium for people to share information about missing children was launched today by the government.
Tuesday June 2, 2015
Stating that telecom operators need to ensure that call drops are "minimised", the minister said telcos need to strengthen their system.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 2, 2015
The government also approved setting up of a Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre.