NHRC notice to DoT over delay in payment of retirement dues

The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday took "serious view" of delay in payment of retirement dues to a BSNL employee and directed the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to thoroughly enquire the case and fix responsibility of delinquent officials.

BSNL not to charge for telecom services in Valley for September

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on Friday joined other service providers in announcing relief to customers in the Valley during the period when the state was hit by floods.

J&K government behind SMS ban on prepaid mobiles: BSNL

BSNL Thursday said the decision to ban SMS service on prepaid mobile phones in Jammu and Kashmir was taken by the state government and not the centre.

Over 20,000 telegrams booked on last day of `Taar`

More than 20,000 telegrams are estimated to have been booked on the day the country bid adieu to 163-year-old telegram service with one of the last messages booked being for Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi.

People queue up to bid farewell to telegram service

Over 3,500 people turned up at telegraph centres in the Capital which have almost been forgotten in recent years to send a message to their loved ones during the last week of the 160-year-old telegram service.

India`s 160-yr-old telegram service to end today

The country`s last telegram will be sent out on Sunday as the operations of the 160-year-old telegram service are all set to discontinue from tonight.

Kapil Sibal rues BSNL takes a week to fix connection

Telecom PSU BSNL does not even spare telecom minister Kapil Sibal in dishing out poor service.

2,200 new mobile towers in 9 Naxal-hit states

Over 200 mobile towers were blown up by Naxals who claim that police were being tipped off about them by informers through mobile phones.