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Government Gives Nod to New Telecom Policy, Eyes Broadband for All

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new telecom policy – National Digital Communications Policy 2018 – designed to provide “broadband to all,” Union Communications Minister Manoj Sinha announced. The policy, aimed at providing universal availability of 50Mbps and attracting investments worth $100 billion (about Rs. 7.26 lakh crores), was approved by the Telecom Commission

UIDAI says asked nobody to add the helpline number to contacts

New Delhi: After the Unique Identification Authority of India’s (UIDAI’s) helpline number was added to the contact list of users through an update available on the Android platform, the government agency in charge of the Aadhaar database of over one billion Indians, stepped in to defend the unique ID project, saying that “some vested interest are

Rs 15-lakh accident cover must for motor owners

MUMBAI: All motor policies will now include personal accident protection that will cover the owner-driver for Rs 15 lakh in case of death due to accident while driving. The move will go a long way in providing succour to families of accident victims, particularly two-wheeler owners who are often under-insured. Insurance regulator IRDAI has directed companies to include this cover to

Tax Cut Helping Turn US Small Caps Into Unlikely Source Of Safety

NEW YORK  – The Republican-led corporate tax cut is helping turn the shares of smaller publicly traded companies in the United States into an unexpected source of stability as the broader stock market wobbles. Typically, the shares of small and mid cap companies in the Russell 2000 index are more volatile than the large cap

Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates Labour Day 2018

NEW DELHI:  Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Labour Day, also known as International Workers’ Day. Celebrated on May Day, which is May 1, Labour Day celebrates the working classes and labourers. The origins of Labour Day date back to the late 19th century when the trade union and labour movements were growing in the US. Labour Day