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PNGRB changes bid norms for CNG, PNG retail licence  -   17/01/2018 17:11
A fter "one paisa" bids spoilt the initial auction rounds, oil regulator PNGRB has proposed to radically change the bidding parameters for obtaining a licence to retail CNG and piped cooking gas in cities, reported PTI. The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) has proposed to conduct...
Trai to meet telcos on January 23 to chart out 2018 agenda  -   17/01/2018 16:53
S ector regulator TRAI will hold a meeting with the officials of telecom firms on January 23 to discuss issues that would be taken up during the year. “We will be meeting the industry on January 23 to discuss what will be the issues that we should deliberate in the current calender year,”...
Govt to fund 10 more cities under Smart City mission: Min  -   17/01/2018 16:33
U nion Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said that the names of 10 more cities to be funded under the Centre's flagship Smart City Mission will be announced very soon. As per reports, the housing and urban affairs ministry has till now announced the names of 90 cities that the government aims to...
India earns $27 bn from foreign tourist arrivals in 2017  -   17/01/2018 16:33
U nion Tourism Minister Alphons Kannanthanam has said that India earned an income of USD 27 billion from foreign tourist arrivals in the year 2017. As per reports, in 2017 alone, there was an increase of 15.2 per cent in the foreign tourist arrivals to the country. Commenting on the issue, Unio...
Edtech sector growing fast; poor digital infra big challenge  -   17/01/2018 15:35
O nline education is growing fast in India as candidates take the e-route to gain new skills but poor digital infrastructure and low completion rates are the top challenges facing this sector, say experts.A large number of entrepreneurs are venturing into this space and this space is expected to see a...
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