Thursday, 30 June, 2022
Topic5G services

Topic: 5G services

‘Concerned’ Army red-flags possibility of China’s Huawei 5G services entering India

Army officers say there is a risk that China will get access to India's military communication with 5G network. Concerns expressed by Navy & IAF too.

Free WiFi to villages connected by BharatNet till March 2020, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

The union minister said the govt was targeting connecting 2.5 lakh gram panchayats to the BharatNet optical fibre network.

China looks to beat the world to 5G, and Aung San Suu Kyi won’t be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize

China denies Trump's accusations of hacking Clinton's email, Vladimir Putin softens pension policy in Russia.

India unveils plan to roll-out 5G services by 2022 to catch up with S. Korea, Japan & China

5G services will be driven by demand and the telecom industry needs to take note of this says Telecom secretary Aruna Sundarajan. 

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Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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