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Mining sector can add $70 bn to India's GDP in next 15 yrs:CII

A vibrant mining sector has the capacity to spur growth and add up to USD 70 billion to the country's economy as well as generate 60-70 lakh jobs, a report by industry body CII said.

India set to drive Cisco's transition to Cloud, security business

India set to drive Cisco's transition to Cloud, security business

As the $49 billion global networking giant Cisco realigns its focus towards software, it is the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region -- particularly India -- that will help it set up advanced data centres and deploy Cloud-based security solutions for governments and enterprises, top company executives told IANS here.

Next 20 years to see more progress than the previous 100: Mukesh Ambani

Next 20 years to see more progress than the previous 100: Mukesh Ambani

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Friday said he strongly believes that in the next 20 years humanity will see more progress than in the last century due to technology and digitisation.

Assocham for penalty waiver in initial phase of GST rollout

Assocham for penalty waiver in initial phase of GST rollout

Ahead of the meeting of Empowered Committee of State FMs with industry chambers, Assocham on Friday said it will press for waiver of penalties on unintentional compliance errors which may occur during the initial phase of Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation.

Mumbai police to digitise work: Padsalgikar

To execute the initiative, high-speed internet, wifi connectivity and hi-tech connectivity will be put in place.

DTH players may get large share in last phase of digitisation

DTH players may get large share in last phase of digitisation

The direct-to-home players are expected to get a big share of the digitisation market in the phase IV areas as the fragmented market will not be profitable for cable operators, says rating agency ICRA

Relief to cable TV viewers! Hyderabad HC extends deadline for installing Set Top Boxes

Relief to cable TV viewers! Hyderabad HC extends deadline for installing Set Top Boxes

The HC passed an interim order, directing the Central government to continue with the present cable TV transmission system for another two months.

Indian IT eyes digitisation, automation for growth in 2016

Having shifted gears from its focus on 'enterprise services' to 'enterprising solutions' in 2015, Indian IT industry is betting big on digitisation and automation to maintain its growth momentum in the New Year.

Intel India launches initiative to boost rural digitisation

Intel will work with Central and state governments to create a blueprint to drive technology enabled transformation at the grassroots in 10 states in India.

US media honchos seek speedier digitisation of Indian system

US media honchos seek speedier digitisation of Indian system

Describing India as the "biggest market", America's media honchos have called for speedier digitisation of the Indian system, including early expansion of the 4G network, during a one-of-its kind meeting with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Service quality a matter of immediate concern: New TRAI chief

Telecom regulator TRAI, under the new Chairman, R S Sharma, will look at resolving service quality issue such as call drops on a priority basis and simultaneously expedite work on Net neutrality, broadcast digitisation and spectrum pricing, among others.

Demand raised for digitisation of DD and AIR's archives

Amidst Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for a 'Digital India', there is an increasing demand for digitisation of archives of Doordarshan and All India Radio, to make it available on digital and online platforms.

Complete transition to digital cable TV by 2016 end: TRAI

There will be complete transition to Digital Cable TV by next year end as the process of digitisation was in full swing, a senior Telecom Regulatory Authority of India official said Wednesday.

Cisco to work with JDA to make Jaipur a smart city

Pink city Jaipur is embarking on the path of digitisation to transform itself into a smart city over the next few years, with the help of technology giant Cisco.

Maharashtra govt begins digitisation of land records

The Maharashtra government has started digitisation of land records under the National Land Record Modernisation Programme which aims at ushering in the system of providing online access of land details and plugging of loopholes.

EPFO updates 15.54 crore PF accounts for 2014-15 on April 1

Retirement fund body has achieved another milestone in the process of digitising its operations by updating 15.54 crore PF accounts for 2014-15 in a day.

Jaitley stresses on importance of digitisation of cable TV sector

Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday emphasised the importance of digitisation of the cable TV sector to ensure better service, wider choice of content and transparency within the subscriber base.

Adopt best practices to improve ease of doing biz: States told

Secretary in the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Amitabh Kant said the only way for India to move forward at higher growth rates is that states should compete with each other.

Consumers should benefit from Digitisation drive: Javadekar

Javadekar emphasised on the need for having inter-operability of Set Top Boxes.

Govt set to announce new schedule for cable digitisation drive

The government is set to announce a new schedule for the drive for digitisation of cable sector and a notification is likely to be issued soon.