India One may bring STD rates to below Re 1
STD calls made to any part of the country could be priced at a flat rate of less than Re 1 a minute with the introduction of the India One tariff from January 1, 2006. According to the draft New Telecom Policy, the Department of Telecom ...
RJD reign ends in Bihar; Nitish likely to be next CM
Though the Bihar election results have come as a dampener to the ruling United Progressive Alliance at the Centre and a boost to the sagging morale of the main Opposition, the BJP, political observers see no immediate threat to the Manmohan Singh gov ernment.
Sensex slumps 75 pts on Bihar poll results
STOCK prices fell for the second day in a row taking the BSE Sensex down by 75 points on Tuesday on political concerns following the defeat of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), an ally of United Progressive Alliance. Unwinding of positions ahead of ...
ILO moots work place norms for IT, BPO sectors
The ILO specialist lamented that while risks triggered by degradation of indoor environment were pronounced in the case of sectors such as mining, metals, foundries and agriculture, buildings, which may appear fancy from outside, could also fail to p rotect the health of employees engaged in hi-tech areas.
Delhi High Court orders winding up of Data Access
THE Delhi High Court has ordered the winding up of Data Access (India) Ltd stating that it has huge liability of over Rs 530 crore to various parties and the company is not in a position to undertake its operations and carry on the business. ...
Final RBI guidelines on credit cards Issuers must give 30-day notice for hiking charges
THE credit card user in India has faced several problems, including bills not being received on time, wrong bills and, worst of all, receiving unsolicited cards. But all this may soon become history. Reserve Bank of India has issued guidelines ...
Bharti using video surveillance service to sell bandwidth
VIDEO surveillance. Bharti Tele-Ventures Ltd believes that this is yet another value-added facility for its broadband service targeted mainly at small and medium enterprises and residences too. In Tamil Nadu alone, it has got 85 subscribers for ...
To beef up presence in BI, consulting space KPIT Cummins Info to buy US, French cos
CUMMINS Infotech in 2001, Panex Consulting in 2003 and now SolvCentral, a US-based company and Pivolis, a Paris-based company, are all in the kitty of the Pune-based KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. The board of directors approved the decision to ...
VSNL, Microsoft tie up for Web conferencing service
VIDESH Sanchar Nigam Ltd (VSNL), in a tie-up with Microsoft Corporation, has launched Web conferencing services in India. Announcing this to the media here on Tuesday, Mr Kishor Chaukar, Director, VSNL, said the company expects good demand for ...
Infosys bets big on Finacle in Europe, Africa, West Asian markets
INFOSYS expects Finacle, its banking solution, to grow in a big way in the EMEA (Europe-Middle East-Africa) region and particularly, in the European banks in 12-18 months. "There are a lot of RFPs (request for proposals) and customers in an ...
Steel stock falls after China co cuts prices
STEEL companies' stocks fell today after China's Baoshan Iron and Steel Company cut prices of its core products by an average of more than 10 per cent to around $430 a tonne. These prices would be effective in the first quarter of 2006. Some ...
Cool seawaters spare Tamil Nadu the blushes
THE cooling anomaly in the southwest Bay of Bengal and the contiguous Gulf of Mannar on Tuesday ensured that the depression did not strengthen as it prepared to cross the Tamil Nadu coast in the evening, possibly averting a major weather event ...
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