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Moody’s is positive, may raise rating if reforms start

In a big thumbs-up to the Indian economy amid global turmoil, Moody’s ratings agency said Tuesday that improved macro-economic balance offers the country “resilience to potential volatility in global

‘Policy progress may be slow’

Moody’s said, “However, the rating outlook would likely return to stable if there is a reversal of the policy reform process; if banking system metrics continue to weaken; or, if there is a decline in

Mobiles causing ‘digital amnesia’

Constantly depending on Google to find a word you can’t remember or transferring most of memory responsibly to smart phones could be damaging your brain.

Carry more goods on India-bound flights

Passengers flying into India will now be able to bring foreign goods worth Rs 45,000 without having to pay any tax at the customs.

Tower curbs cause call drops: Telecom companies

Under fire over call drops, telecom CEOs joined forces Monday to blame it on restrictions by state governments, municipalities and RWAs on putting up mobile towers.

Rs 20,000 crore for new and stalled infrastructure projects

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved setting up the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund with an initial corpus of Rs 20,000 crore for the development of infrastructure projects, including t

Net neutrality panel backs telcos, free calls to end

A government panel on Net neutrality has said that domestic calls offered by Over-The-Top (OTT) players (Skype, WhatsApp and Viber among others) and telecom operators should be similarly regulated.

Indianised 911 to help during emergency

Arvind Khanna, founder, One Touch

One Touch Response Emergency Services was started in 2013 by Arvind Khanna and Arunjit Sodhi as an Indian version of “911” emergency services in the US.

Government mulls new snooping policy

Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that the government is working on a new regulatory framework for lawful interception and monitoring of telephone calls and messages while safeguarding the

‘360 degree profiling’ of all taxpayers soon

Chairperson of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), Anita Kapur gestures during a news conference at her office. (Photo: PTI)

Central Board of Direct Taxes chairperson Anita Kapur said Tuesday that the income-tax department will go harsh on tax evaders, and that it was planning a new system that will have “360 degree” profil

As the compelling and crazy Sheena Bora murder case unfolds before us, detail by bizarre detail, the main focus remains on the prime murder accused Indrani Mukerjea.

Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader K.N. Govindacharya did not have many visitors when he was staying in New Delhi’s elite V.P. House, home and office to many parliamentarians and parties.