Services will remain affordable even with 5G, says telecom minister

Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said 5G services in the country are expected to begin in October and the telecom sector will remain one of the most affordable in the world, even with 5G. “We had requested the industry to start the process of setting up equipment all over the country. The auction concluded…

After impressive start, e-auction bids for Olympic equipment drop

After an impressive first week, bids for equipment used by Olympic and Paralympic athletes have dropped considerably in the e-auction of mementos gifted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. While some of the gear — including PV Sindhu’s badminton racket — received bids of Rs 9 crore-Rs 11 crore in the first…

NIA takes over probe on Chinese vessel with ‘suspicious’ equipment that arrived in Gujarat last year

The Ministry of Home Affairs has handed over the probe into the case of a Chinese vessel, which authorities suspect may have been transporting missile-related equipment to Pakistan, to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Sources said that the NIA has already registered an FIR in relation to the matter. In…