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Govt Plans To Launch Postal Payments Bank By September

The proposed bank will be introduced in 650 districts across the country. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says 'we have plans to introduce in 1.30 lakh post offices in the rural belts'

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India To Sell 10% Shares In HUDCO

India will sell a 10 per cent stake in state-controlled Housing & Urban Development Corporation Ltd through an initial public offering

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Congress Compromised National Security For Political Purposes: Ravi Shankar Prasad

BJP raked up the 2004 Ishrat case accusing Congress of having underplayed "a terror plot" against the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi because it was "mortified" of fighting him politically

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Crude Import Policy Overhaul Gives State Refiners Leeway

The Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to let state-owned oil refiners devise their own crude import policies so they can secure cheaper oil cargoes in an oversupplied market and improve profitability

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Treat 3rd, 4th Phase Digitisation Differently, Industry Tells Govt

The government had extended the deadline to implement digitisation in the phase III markets to December 31, 2015, from December 2014. But nothing much has happened since then

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BARC Refutes Ravi Shankar Prasad's TV Ratings Remarks

Broadcaster Audience Research Council chief Partho Dasgupta says consumers do not behave in the same way day in and day out and therefore data will change with supply and demand

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MTNL Gets Rs 429 Cr For Surrender Of 800 MHz Spectrum

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had earlier said that MTNL, currently running into losses, is likely to turn profitable in the next fiscal.

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TV Ratings Must Be Fair And Researched, Says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Expressing unhappiness over the current television rating system, Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said the media industry must devise a "fair and researched" methodology to correctly reflect the performance of various programmes

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Verbatim: Quotable Quotes

For a better quality of life, the BMW Group is going to turn data into intelligence. Soon, our cars will be digital chauffeurs and personal companions. They will anticipate what we want to do and make our lives easier for us

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Call Drops: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad To Personally Go On 'Drive Tests'

As the 'call drop' menace refuses to subside, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said he will personally go around the National Capital along with the top officials to monitor the quality of mobile calls

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Ringing Bells To Face Action If It Fails To Deliver Rs 251 Phone: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ringing Bells has said the manufacturing cost of the phone is about Rs 2,500, which will be recovered through a series of measures such as economies of scale, innovative marketing, reduction in duties and creating an e-commerce marketplace

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Differential Data Pricing Plainly Not Acceptable: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The minister says the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi fully respects the freedom of expression and discourse on social media and Internet

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Improving BSNL's Finances A Top Priority, Says Minister

The NDA government's steps to improve BSNL's performance have started paying off as the telecom company's operating profit has come to 672 crore in the last fiscal, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

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Digital India Effect: E-governance Transactions Double In 2015

Electronic transactions related to e-governance projects in the country have almost doubled in 2015, owing to the Digital India Programme, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday

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MTNL Likely To Report Profit Next Fiscal, Says Minister

MTNL was in loss of Rs 2,900 crore in 2014. Today, its operating loss has come down from 140 crore to 70 crore in one year time, says Communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

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