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Jacob Zuma accused of nepotism after giving daughter ministry position 29.7.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
President's appointment of 25-year-old as chief-of-staff makes her youngest head of a minister's office in South Africa

Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, is facing accusations of nepotism after his daughter was appointed to a senior position in a government ministry at the age of 25.

Thuthukile Zuma was named chief of staff in the department of telecommunications and postal services, making her the youngest head of a minister's office. The post earns almost 1m rand (£55,764) a year and was apparently not publicly advertised, South Africa's Mail & Guardian newspaper reported.

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Old set-top box, but new DTH operator 29.7.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, July 28: Consumers dissatisfied with the services of their direct-to-home (DTH) operator may soon be able to shift to another one without having to change the set-top box.
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Post the RIL-Network18 deal, NDTV also up for grabs: Sources 25.7.2014 Rediff: Business
NDTV operates news channels, including NDTV 24X7 and NDTV India.
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Trai's new spectrum sharing norms may not benefit telcos 25.7.2014 Rediff: Business
Finally, Trai has also said that spectrum can be shared between only two operators, not three.
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FM channels can carry All India Radio's news bulletins under Phase 3: Government 24.7.2014 ET: Media
In the DTH license conditions and other regulatory prescriptions, this has been envisaged to be achieved through interoperability of DTH CPE.
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Trai makes caution call to cell firms 24.7.2014 Telegraph: Business
New Delhi, July 23 (PTI): Telecom regulator Trai today warned that it would review operators' freedom to fix mobile call and service rates if they increased tariffs beyond the current base rates.
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Trai proposals won't benefit RJio, RCom 23.7.2014 Rediff: Business
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) has given its recommendations on the much-awaited issue of spectrum sharing.
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टेलीकॉम कंपनियों में तेजी जारी रहने की उम्मीद 22.7.2014 दैनिक भास्कर
टेलीकॉम कंपनियों में तेजी जारी रहने की उम्मीद
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Sensex hits fresh two week high; Reliance at Rs 1030 after posting good numbers 22.7.2014 DNA: Recent Columns
Sensex and Nifty held on to their early gains in the trade this morning both hitting two weeks high. The Sensex is up 214 points at 25930 while the Nifty is 55 pts up at 7739. The sector to watch out was telecom with Telecom Regulatory Authorities of India (TRAI) permitted spectrum sharing among telecom service providers across all six frequency bands. Bharti Airtel was up 4.83% after the regulations were announced. The star performer in the market was Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries was up 3.23% standing at Rs 1029. For Reliance, it was the continuation of its gains in the alst trade after upbeat earnings posted by the company. The consolidated net profit rose 13.7% to Rs 5957 crore, while its revenue was up 7.2%  to reach Rs 1.07 lakh crore in the first quarter of 2014-15 compared to the same quarter last year. Over the same time period, RIL's gross refining margin went up to $8.7 per barrel from $8.4 per barrel. The market also applauds that Reliance and British petroleum gave up its CY-D6 block ...
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Sensex hits fresh two week high; Reliance continues to rise after posting good numbers 22.7.2014 DNA: Popular News
Sensex and Nifty held on to their early gains in the trade this morning both hitting two weeks high. The Sensex is up 214 points at 25930 while the Nifty is 55 pts up at 7739. The sector to watch out was telecom with Telecom Regulatory Authorities of India (TRAI) permitted spectrum sharing among telecom service providers across all six frequency bands. Bharti Airtel was up 4.83% after the regulations were announced. The star performer in the market was Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries was up 3.23% standing at Rs 1029. For Reliance, it was the continuation of its gains in the alst trade after upbeat earnings posted by the company. The consolidated net profit rose 13.7% to Rs 5957 crore, while its revenue was up 7.2%  to reach Rs 1.07 lakh crore in the first quarter of 2014-15 compared to the same quarter last year. Over the same time period, RIL's gross refining margin went up to $8.7 per barrel from $8.4 per barrel. HDFC was up 2.72% while HDFC Bank was up 1.58% after rumours of a probable merger ...
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Court pulls up 2G case prosecutor for repeating queries 22.7.2014 TOI: India
A special CBI court which is exclusively trying the 2G scam case on Monday reprimanded the public prosecutor in the case for repeating questions by putting it in a “circuitous ...
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Trai allows spectrum sharing 22.7.2014 Telegraph: Business
New Delhi, July 21: The telecom regulator today permitted spectrum sharing among telecom service providers across all six frequency bands ' 800, 900, 1800, 2100, 2300 and 2500MHz ' that have been identified for farm-out among telecom service providers.
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Trai wants full spectrum sharing lower tariffs likely 21.7.2014 Hindustan Times: Business
Consumers can now expect more valueadded telecom services at lower tariff plans The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has recommended sharing of spectrum held by operators as well as those they did not bid ...
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TRAI releases its response to DoT on additional entry fee to be charged from the existing Mobile Number Portability licensees 21.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has today released its response to the DoT on additional entry fee, Performance Bank Guarantee (PBG) and Financial Bank Guarantee (FBG)
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TRAI recommends sharing of all telecom spectrum 21.7.2014 Hindustan Times: Business
In a move that could help companies significantly reduce cost of mobile services telecom regulator TRAI on Monday recommended allowing sharing of all categories of airwaves held by operators including spectrum allocated at old price of Rs 1658 crore or assigned without ...
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USIBC exhorts India to drop recent BIS directive on select IT, telecom products 21.7.2014 ET: Electronics
Some of USIBC’s leading technology member companies include AT&T, Qualcomm, Microsoft, Apple, Google, Verizon, Nokia, Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks.
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Trai may allow sharing of all kinds of telecom spectrum 20.7.2014 Rediff: Business
TRAI may recommend the DoT to levy one-time non-refundable fee of Rs 50,000 per operator for each service area in which they opt for spectrum sharing.
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Why Jaitley's telecom revenue target may be tough to achieve 18.7.2014 Rediff: Business
However, the revised target, 16.7 per cent higher than stated in the interim Budget in February, looks unrealistic.
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Manmohan Singh knew of 2G allocation process: Raja 18.7.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Former telecom minister A Raja, who is on trial in the 2G scam case, told the court that the-then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was well informed about the spectrum allocation ...
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Aim to reach 100% rural tele-density in 3-4 years: Telecom secretary 17.7.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Increasing telecom infrastructure at the village level and taking rural teledensity to 100 per cent will be the prime focus areas for telecom secretary Rakesh Garg who took the charge on ...
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