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Indian metros most preferred destinations for int'l travellers

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 18:51

While India's beach capital - Goa - is the third most favourite destination among foreigners, southern cities of Bengaluru and Chennai ranked fourth and fifth followed by the Pink City of Jaipur, respectively.

No extension of deadline in 2nd phase of digitization: Tewari

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 21:46

"In the second phase in the 38 cities....We are not going to relax the deadline but at the same time we are being sensitive. It is not that we are switching off everybody's television set. We've told the Multi System Operators to be sensitive since we are implementing a very large remit," Tewari said here.

TRAI warns of cracking whip against MSOs on digitisation

Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 20:05

TRAI secretary Rajiv Agrawal Monday said that for the digitisation in metros, the authority had put in place a detailed regulatory framework which included regulations for interconnection, quality of service and redressal of consumer complaints and tariff order.

Delhi tops in rape cases among metros

Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2012, 18:28

The national capital has topped in registration of rape cases among six metros in the country with over 450 such incidents reported last year alone.

Metros in India most preferred destinations of tourists: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 06, 2012, 15:50

Metro cities of India are the favourite destinations of international travellers visiting the country with New Delhi at the number one spot, followed by Mumbai and Bangalore, according to the latest Hotel Price Index report.

85% of digitization in 4 metros completed: Govt

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 21:26

With the deadline for complete switchover to digitization in the four metros ending on October 31, government on Friday said only 15 percent of the process is remaining.

'Govt penetration claim on digitisation wrong'

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 13:11

A body of cable operators has contested the government's claim of 87 percent digitisation in four metros, claiming that it drastically reduced the number of cable television connections to prove higher penetration.

Viewers can select 100 free-to-air channels for basic plan

Last Updated: Saturday, October 20, 2012, 00:47

Ahead of roll out of cable TV digitisation, sectoral tribunal TDSAT Friday upheld certain broadcast regulatory clauses allowing customers to select a combination of 100 free-to-air channels for basic plan.

Over 80% digitisation in 4 metros: I&B ministry

Last Updated: Friday, October 19, 2012, 20:35

Over 80 percent cable TV digitisation has been achieved in the four metros, with Mumbai accounting for almost hundred percent, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry Friday said.

CFSI to sell tickets for film screenings in Metros

Last Updated: Monday, January 09, 2012, 20:06

The Children`s Film Society of India (CFSI) would now start charging marginally for its film shows in Metros.

Terror alert in metros after Ambala RDX haul

Last Updated: Friday, October 14, 2011, 12:00

A high alert has been sounded in Delhi, Mumbai and other metropolitan cities a day after 5 kilograms of RDX explosives were recovered from Ambala.

Recruitment in small towns, mini-metros on upswing in Apr-June

Last Updated: Thursday, July 21, 2011, 13:31

A positive trend of recruitment was witnessed in smaller towns and mini-metros during the April-June period of 2011 on the back of increased hiring in sectors such as engineering and manufacturing, says a survey.