The feedback will be shared with operators so they can take corrective steps in the problem areas and address the issue of call drops.Subscribers will receive an IVRS call from the short code 1955 and will be asked a question such as whether they are facing call drops in their area.
The national capital is trailed by neighbouring Chandigarh, with a per capita income of Rs 2,42,386, while Sikkim occupied the third spot with Rs 2,27,465.Delhis current figure is an increase of over Rs 28,000, or 13 per cent, compared to the previous year when it was 2,52,011, a Statistical Handbook released by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia showed.
A Surprise gift awaits foreign tourists coming to India in the next few weeks.The Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MoCT) plans to hand over a 'free and activated BSNL postpaid SIM card' to each foreign traveller at the airport arrival desk itself.
With the NDA government set to present its third budget next month, the Prime Minister's Office has sought a detailed performance report from flag carrier Air India, which is surviving on a Rs 30,000-crore bailout package from the exchequer.Top Air India management is expected to make a presentation in this regard during a review meeting at South Block later this week, sources said on Monday.
The government will sell Rs 660 billion ($9.69 billion) in debt in January and February, the central bank said in a statement on Monday, or Rs 180 billion less than previously budgeted.
During the lifetime of Pensioner, a pension in the form of immediate annuity as per mode chosen by the Pensioner shall be payable.total amount of pension under all the policies issued to a family under this plan shall not exceed the maximum pension limit.
The Delhi government has sent to Lt Governor Anil Baijal a file pertaining to reduction in fares of DTC and cluster buses by 75 per cent for approval.At present, a ride in an AC bus can cost anywhere between Rs 10 to 25 while in non-AC buses Rs 5 to Rs 15.
Seeking strict compliance of model code of conduct in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh (UP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday asked the Election Commission to instruct Central government to present the general budget only after the completion of polling in all the five states going to polls in the country."The Election Commission should instruct the central government not to present the general budget on February 1 and just as 2012, it be presented only after the completion of polling process on March 8," Mayawati said in a party release issued in Lucknow.
"The overall fiscal impact of all these measures announced by the PM on December 31, will be around Rs 3,500 crore per year, which is minimal compared to the social and economic benefits," SBI Research said in a note today.Modi had announced loans of up to Rs 9 lakh taken in the new year under two new scheme -- Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana -- will receive interest subvention of 4 per cent and loan of upto Rs 12 lakh will get a 3 per cent interest waiver.
Several private economists have said the move could drag down growth in the next fiscal year to 6.5 percent to 7 percent, as small businesses fired workers, consumer demand fell and farmers' winter sowing efforts were hit.
Some ministers have thus far maintained that the government had only acted on RBI recommendation of demonetisation.In the note to the panel, RBI said it had been in the last few years working on introduction of new series of banknotes with improved security features to secure them against counterfeiting.
Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel urged the government to make progress in reducing high federal and state government borrowing, just weeks before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration is due to unveil its annual budget.4 percent of GDP in 2016/17 when combining the levels of the federal and state governments, is among the highest in G20 countries, Patel said, citing the International Monetary Fund data.
Global financial services major HSBC has set an optimistic benchmark BSE Sensex target at 30,500 for December-end, 2017 saying that structural reforms like demonetisation and GST will boost growth in the long run.Besides, the growth would be helped by higher public investment, bankruptcy code and direct transfer of subsidies.
I suggested that we wait till December-end, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given an assurance that normalcy will be restored in 50 days.There were also reports that the PAC can summon the Prime Minister?
The Government is issuing newly designed PAN (Permanent Account Number) cards that have added security features to make them tamper-proof and with contents written in both Hindi and English, a senior Income-Tax Department official said.The distribution of new-look PAN cards, being printed by NSDL and UTIITSL (UTI Infrastructure Technology and Services Ltd), started since January 1.
Refuting allegations of interference by an RBI union, the finance ministry today said the government fully respects independence and autonomy of the Reserve Bank of India.Consultations mandated by law or as evolved by practice should not be taken as infringement of autonomy of RBI," the ministry said in a statement.
In previously unreported letters from Philip Morris to the trade minister and an influential government think-tank, the U.King, Philip Morris' Asia president, wrote on Oct.
The government is weighing in on a proposal to reduce the free withdrawals from ATMs to just three, a report in The Economic Times said.The report said that this was proposed by bankers in the pre-budget consultations with the finance ministry.
Nothing," he replied when asked if he thought that the government needs to do something as some argue that real estate and gold are among the biggest generators of unaccounted wealth.So, if ease of doing business is improved in real estate it will be very good", he said.
In the first phase, target areas to be covered under surveillance will be Connaught Place, Karol Bagh, Chandni Chowk, Khan Market, Lajpat Nagar and a few others, sources in the department said.The commissioner said food officials will pick thousands of food samples everyday from the market irrespective of the size and brand of an outlet.