Health Ministry is unaware of a WHO report which says radiations emanating from mobile towers can "possibly cause cancer", the Central Information Commission has noted in its order while asking it to explain measures taken to inform people of its harmful effects.
The Telecom Ministry is working on a new Convergence bill for setting up a framework to govern transmission of telecom and broadcasting services on common network and has sought the involvement of I&B Ministry.
Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal has
asked the departments of Post, IT and Telecom to identify the
15 countries that are most strategically important to the
nation with a view to develop a database of actionable areas.
Govt Thursday accepted the
resignation of Solictor General Gopal Subramanium, five days after he took the step as he was upset over appointment of a private advocate to represent Telecom Ministry in a case in the Supreme Court.
Milind Deora, who took charge as
Minister of State for IT and Communication today, said he
looked forward to doing "something new...with fresh ideas" in
coordination with his young colleague Sachin Pilot in the