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Will the Ganga Jal project survive?
attempts to strengthen the foundation of Indias culture, Union Communication and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had decided that the waters from the River Ganga will be distributed through the postal network. But with Manoj Sinha, the new MoS Communication and IT, will the waters make it to people's homes? Sinha is from Uttar Pradesh and he does not want the controversy on the Ganga Jal project to be bequeathed to him, so he held a special briefing on this and will discuss ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
DNA
Panic buttons to be installed only in new smartphones: Report
Ravi Shankar Prasad had said that by January 2018, all mobile will also have GPS so that if a woman is in distress and alerts police, her location can be tracked.
 DNA1 week ago
Congress sniffs Rs 45k-cr scam, govt refutes
Says Centre allowing 6 telcos to avoid paying Rs 45,000 cr dues; Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says charges 'utterly bogus'
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
Telecom Lead
Ravi Shankar Prasad removed as telecom minister
As part of a major reshuffle of the Union ministers, Ravi Shankar Prasad will be removed as India's telecom and IT minister. Railways minister Manoj Sinha will be the new telecom minister. Telecom portfolio will be an additional responsibility ...
 Telecom Lead2 weeks ago
Livemint.com
BSNL operating profit to be over Rs2,000 crore: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad says final audited results of BSNL will be declared by August-end, and the state-run telco will post threefold jump in profit New Delhi: State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) will post over threefold jump in its operating ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago
Medianama
Reshuffling of ministries means Telecom is now under independent charge; other notes
The Indian government made some significant changes to ministries yesterday, including the Union Cabinet of Ministers: Ravi Shankar Prasad, though remaining the Minister for Electronics & Information Technology, and gets additional charge as Minister for Law ...
 Medianama2 weeks ago
Modi kept his promises, say Bihar ministers
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. (Photo: PTI) Ahead of the much-speculated Cabinet reshuffle, three senior ministers hailing from Bihar went on an overdrive to claim that the Centre has majorly fulfilled special package announced by Prime Minister Narendra ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Projects for mass links
Union communications and information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday inaugurated a slew of projects and services of India Post and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) during a function in Jamshedpur.
 The Telegraph1 month ago
CPI(M) denying functional freedom: Union Minister
Union Minister for Telecommunications Ravi Shankar Prasad has warned the CPI(M) against denying freedom for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and other Opposition parties to function freely in Kannur.I...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Centre seeks Bihar’s help in IT schemes
Union Minister for Communications and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad wrote to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday to draw his attention to the fact that the eastern State was not cooperating with ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Prasad asks Nitish to expedite IT implementation in Bihar
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has written to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar highlighting issues being faced by IT Department, UIDAI and other agencies regarding implementation of their programmes in the state. "The Department of Electronics ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Centre asks Bihar to expedite IT projects
Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has sought Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumars intervention to expedite the projects under Digital India and Make in India in the State. In a letter to the Chief Minister, Prasad pointed ...
 Business Line1 month ago
IT Minister asks Nitish to expedite IT initiatives in Bihar
Ravi Shankar Prasad wrote a letter to the CM about lack of proposal for setting up electronics manufacturing cluster in Nalanda district BS Reporter | New Delhi June 16, 2016 Last Updated at 20:15 IST IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has written to Bihar Chief ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
People in rural areas can pay utility bills at CSCs
(CSC) through debit or credit cards as well in cash. Minister of Telecom and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted Bharat Bill Payment Operating Unit (BBPOU) licence to CSC e-Governance ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Tech2
TRAI has enough powers: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
, is that the Telecom Minister has written a letter stating that TRAI has enough powers to regulate telecom service providers, and more powers are not needed at this juncture, according to media reports. Just over ten days ago, Ravi Shankar Prasad had said ...
 Tech21 month ago
First Post.com
Call drop issue: Telecom Minister rules out granting penal power to Trai
Rejecting demand for giving penal power to telecom regulator Trai, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar has said the authority has enough power to protect the interest of consumers. The post Call drop issue: Telecom Minister rules out granting penal power to Trai ...
 First Post.com1 month ago
Telecom Minister rules out penal power to Trai
Rejecting demand for giving penal power to telecom regulator Trai, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar has said the authority has enough power to protect the interest of consumers. "It is intimated that Trai is empowered by the Trai Act to lay down the standards of ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
First Post.com
Post national executive meeting, BJP remains silent on CM candidate for UP polls
At the end of a widely-discussed national executive meeting in Allahabad, Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad touched upon a wide range of issues. The post Post national executive meeting, BJP remains silent on CM candidate for UP polls ...
 First Post.com1 month ago
Transforming BSNL is top priority: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that transforming the BSNL is his top priority. Addressing a seminar in Mumbai yesterday, Mr Prasad said currently the BSNL has crossed its profit beyond Rs 600 crore ...
 News on Air1 month ago
Good times, bad questions
hike by the government was raised at a Cabinet briefing earlier this week, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad chided reporters, telling them to ask “better” questions when the economy was “booming”.”The Indian economy is ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Ravi Shankar Prasad hosts Live Talk on MyGov
Communications and Information Technology Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad, hosted a live talk on MyGov and answered questions posed by citizens. Talk with Shri @rsprasad is now live! Ask your Qs and post ideas https://t.co/JAd009A2bM pic.twitter.com/sMLrk6Hclj ...
 One India1 month ago
India Today
Now you can get a splash of Gangajal by post
Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who rolled out the plan, said that the department of posts can also use e-commerce platforms to send Ganga Jal. "I used to get several requests asking me if with the vast network of India Post, Ganga water be delivered at ...
 India Today1 month ago
Tech2
Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad directs DoT to look into call drop masking technology
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has directed the Department of Telecom to look into the call drop masking technology being used by mobile service providers. The post Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad directs DoT to look into call drop masking ...
 Tech21 month ago
India Today
Government to sell Ganga jal from Haridwar, Rishikesh online
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said he has ordered the postal department to provide the Ganga water from Haridwar and Rishikesh to people.
 India Today1 month ago
Prasad directs DoT to look into call drop masking tech
Press Trust of India | New Delhi May 30, 2016 Last Updated at 17:43 IST Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has directed the Department of Telecom to look into the call drop masking technology being used by mobile service providers. "I have taken up this ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
DNA
Look into call drop masking technology used by service providers: Ravi Shankar Prasad to DoT
Trai should take up this issue seriously, says Prasad.
 DNA1 month ago
India Today
Modi govt has rooted out corruption from telecom ministry, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
In an exclusive interview to Aaj Tak, Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad delineated Modi government's achievements in the past two years.
 India Today2 months ago
Business Standard
Self-regulation is for self-satisfaction of companies: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Interview with Minister for Communications & Information Technology Mansi Taneja May 22, 2016 Last Updated at 23:46 IST After finalising key policy decisions for telecom operators, including spectrum sharing, spectrum trading and mobile virtual network ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
TRAI to decide on SC order, we expect better service: Ravi Shankar Prasad
TRAI, however, has blamed the operators for investing less in infrastructure required for providing good quality of service. New Delhi: With the Supreme Court annulling the call drop compensation regulation, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on May 11 said ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Telecom companies ready to add panic button to mobiles: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. (Photo: PTI) Amid worries that the government’s move to make panic button mandatory will increase the cost of mobile handsets, telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said that he will take up the issue up with ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Rediff.com
Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad made it clear that as of now, the government has no plans to merge BSNL and MTNL. The government on Wednesday blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore (Rs 100 billion) in 2014 when the BJP-led dispensation took over. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Lok Sabha that in 2004, BSNL was ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
States to get sops based onAadhaar's DBT platform
So far, the government has transferred Rs.1.02 lakh crore under 74 central schemes to about 30 crore beneficiaries through the direct benefit transfer or DBT system. The Centre is considering special incentives for States that take the lead in ...
 The Hindu2 days ago
Centre claims saving ₹36,500 cr in 2 years with direct benefit transfer
Over ₹1.2 lakh crore has been disbursed to about 30 crore beneficiaries using the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme, which has also helped accrue savings of ₹36,500 crore to both the Centre and the States in the past two years. Addressing a ...
 Hindu Business Line2 days ago
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 Hindustan Times1 week ago
Two new IT parks next year
Union minister of communications and information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad today laid the foundation of two software parks expected to be ready by next year in Adityapur and Sindri at a function held in the manufacturing hub of neighbouring Seraikela ...
 The Telegraph1 month ago
The Telegraph
Prasad maps tardy IT path
Union minister of communications and information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has written to chief minister Nitish Kumar, urging the Bihar government to speed up pending projects of his department that, Prasad alleged, were held up because of hurdles ...
 The Telegraph1 month ago
June 18 debut for IIIT website
Union minister for communications and information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad will launch the official website of Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)-Ranchi during his visit to Adityapur in Seraikela-Kharsawan district on June 18.
 The Telegraph1 month ago
BJP's two-day national executive meeting begins
With an eye on next year's Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, the BJP's two-day national executive meeting began here on Sunday. "I welcome you all from across nation to national executive meeting. The meeting was officially inaugurated by our party chief Amit ...
 Sify1 month ago
Post Offices to witness core banking operations by 2017: Minister
Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said a slew of measures taken by the Centre have resulted in the flow of FDIs into the country with telecom sector attracting around 27,000 crore rupees in just two years.He was ...
 News on Air1 month ago
Centre saved Rs. 1 lakh cr by eliminating bogus beneficiaries
Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the Union government is making better use of information technology to ensure transparent administration.Speaking at Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh yesterday the Union ...
 News on Air1 month ago
DoT, Trai told to look into call drop masking tech
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday directed the Department of Telecom (DoT) to look into the call drop masking technology being used by mobile service providers. "I have taken up this issue seriously. I have directed that the department, along ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
BSNL Operating Profit to Be Over Rs.2,000 Cr This Year: Ravi Shankar Prasad
State-run BSNL will post over three-fold jump in its operating profit at Rs 2,000 crore for financial year 2015-16, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. "BSNL was in heavy loss. We brought it in operating profit of Rs 672 crore in first year (of ...
 Silicon India2 weeks ago
BSNL Operating Profit to Be Over Rs.2,000 Cr This Year: Ravi Shankar Prasad
State-run BSNL will post over three-fold jump in its operating profit at Rs 2,000 crore for financial year 2015-16, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. "BSNL was in heavy loss. We brought it in operating profit of Rs 672 crore in first year (of ...
 Silicon India2 weeks ago
BSNL operating profit to be over Rs 2,000 cr this year: Ravi Shankar Prasad
State-run BSNL will post over three-fold jump in its operating profit at Rs 2,000 crore for financial year 2015-16, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. "BSNL was in heavy loss. We brought it in operating profit of Rs 672 crore in first year (of ...
 Silicon India2 weeks ago
BSNL operating profit to be over Rs 2,000 cr this year: Ravi Shankar Prasad
State-run BSNL will post over three-fold jump in its operating profit at Rs 2,000 crore for financial year 2015-16, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. "BSNL was in heavy loss. We brought it in operating profit of Rs 672 crore in first year (of ...
 Silicon India2 weeks ago
BSNL OPERATING PROFIT TO BE OVER RS 2,000-CR THIS YEAR: RAVI SHANKAR PRASAD
State-run BSNL will post over three-fold jump in its operating profit at Rs 2,000 crore for financial year 2015-16, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said
 Telecom Live2 weeks ago
BSNL operating profit to be over Rs 2,000 cr this year: Ravi Shankar Prasad
State-run BSNL will post over three-fold jump in its operating profit at Rs 2,000 crore for financial year 2015-16, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
 Financial Express2 weeks ago
BSNL operating profit to be over Rs 2,000 cr this year: Ravi Shankar Prasad
State-run BSNL will post over three-fold jump in its operating profit at Rs 2,000 crore for financial year 2015-16, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
 IrishSun.com2 weeks ago
BSNL operating profit to be over Rs 2,000 cr this year: Ravi Shankar Prasad
State-run BSNL will post over three-fold jump in its operating profit at Rs 2,000 crore for financial year 2015-16, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. "BSNL was in heavy loss. We brought it in operating profit of Rs 672 crore in first ...
 NewsFlow242 weeks ago
Prasad asks Nitish to expedite IT implementation in Bihar
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasadhas written to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar highlightingissues being faced by IT Department, UIDAI and other agenciesregarding implementation of their programmes in the state.
 Money Control1 month ago
Money Control
Telecom Minister rules out penal power to TRAI
Rejecting demand for giving penal power to telecom regulator TRAI, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said the authority has enough power to protect the interest of consumers
 Money Control1 month ago
Business Standard
Telecom Minister rules out penal power to Trai
'The authority has enough power to protect the interest of consumers,' said Ravi Shankar Prasad Press Trust of India | New Delhi June 14, 2016 Last Updated at 19:22 IST Union Minister for Communications & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad Rejecting demand for giving ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Money Control
Prasad directs DoT to look into call drop masking tech
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has directed the Department of Telecom to look into the call drop masking technology being used by mobile service providers
 Money Control1 month ago
Prasad directs DoT to look into call drop masking tech
Telecom Minister Ravi ShankarPrasad has directed the Department of Telecom to look into thecall drop masking technology being used by mobile serviceproviders.
 Money Control1 month ago
Tech2
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad meets Swedish PM, discusses cyber-security cooperation
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Monday met Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and discussed enhancing bilateral ties between the countries specially in the field of cyber-security. The post Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad meets Swedish PM, ...
 Tech22 months ago
States to get sops based onAadhaar's DBT platform
So far, the government has transferred Rs.1.02 lakh crore under 74 central schemes to about 30 crore beneficiaries through the direct benefit transfer or DBT system. The Centre is considering special incentives for States that take the lead in ...
 The Hindu2 days ago
BSNL operating profit to be over Rs 2,000 cr this year: Prasad
State-run BSNL will post over three-fold jump in its operating profit at Rs 2,000 crore for financial year 2015-16, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. "BSNL was in heavy loss. We brought it in operating profit of Rs 672 crore in first ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
BSNL operating profit to be over Rs 2,000 cr this year: Prasad
State-run BSNL will post over three-fold jump in its operating profit at Rs 2,000 crore for financial year 2015-16, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on July 5
 Money Control2 weeks ago
BSNL operating profit to be over Rs 2,000 cr this year: Prasad
State-run BSNL will post overthree-fold jump in its operating profit at Rs 2,000 crore forfinancial year 2015-16, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasadsaid today.
 Money Control2 weeks ago
Telecom minister rules out penal power to Trai
PTI New Delhi Last Updated: June 14, 2016 | 20:32 IST Rejecting demand for giving penal power to telecom regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai), Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said the authority has enough power to protect the ...
 Money Today1 month ago
Business Standard
Telecom Minister rules out penal power to Trai
The move came after the Supreme Court on May 11 quashed a Trai order which mandated mobile service providers to compensate Re 1 for every call drop with maximum of Rs 3 a day Press Trust of India | New Delhi June 14, 2016 Last Updated at 20:02 IST Rejecting ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Prasad directs DoT to look into call drop masking tech
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has directed the Department of Telecom to look into the call drop masking technology being used by mobile service providers. "I have taken up this issue seriously. I have directed that the department (DoT), along with ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

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