UPI-based system to soon be introduced in France, says Indian Ambassador

India’s unified Payments Interface (UPI) and Rupay cards will soon be launched in France, which means that Indians living in this country will be able to make payments using this as well. The Union Communication Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw announced the launch of new services and said that these will soon be made…

5G spectrum auction to take place in the second quarter of 2022, says Communications Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

Communications and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Thursday reiterated that the 5G airwaves and spectrum auctions will start rolling out in the second quarter next year. He noted that the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had already issued a consultation process that was already underway and that once the…

India will deploy 6G technology by 2024, says Communication Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

India will roll out and deploy 6G technology by 2024, Minister of Communication, Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Wednesday. He noted that the required permissions have been given to scientists and engineers working on the technology. Vaishnaw noted that 6G technology will be rolled out using indigenously developed hardware…

Rajya Sabha suspends TMC MP Santanu Sen over snatching IT minister’s papers, House adjourned

Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu has suspended TMC MP Santanu Sen for the rest of the Monsoon Session a day after he snatched the papers from Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and tore them during a heated debate over the Pegasus row. TMC MP Santanu Sen’s suspension came after the government’s move to issue a suspension…