Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: 5G

We have transparently moved to 5G from corruption-ridden 2G era, says Modi at TRAI event

In a virtual address at the silver jubilee celebrations of the telecommunications regulatory body, Modi promised India 6G by end of decade.

Street lamps & billboards for seamless 5G connectivity? What TRAI plans with pilot study

TRAI study launched in Gujarat aims to determine feasibility of mounting small cells on existing public infrastructure to ensure seamless 5G connectivity.

Modi govt could lower base price for 5G airwaves in auction this year

A lower floor price would be a huge boost for Airtel and the unprofitable Vodafone Idea, 2 of the only 3 private sector operators left after Jio disrupted the market in 2016.

Delhi High Court to reduce Juhi Chawla’s penalty in 5G lawsuit to Rs 2 lakh

In June last year, a single-bench judge dismissed Chawla's suit against the 5G roll out in India as 'defective' and imposed a cost of Rs 20 lakh on her and 2 others.

Not allowing Covishield, Covaxin retail sale meaningless. Indians need vaccines and boosters

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These are the 13 Indian cities that will get 5G mobile services in 2022

Airtel, Jio and Vodafone Idea have established 5G trials sites in 13 metros and big cities that would be the first places for launch in India, a government statement says.

To keep millions confined to 2G is to deprive them of digital revolution: Mukesh Ambani

New Delhi: Billionaire Mukesh Ambani on Wednesday pitched for using the USO Fund to subsidise smartphones for select groups to help penetrate the digital...

Delhi HC adjourns hearing on Juhi Chawla’s plea against 5G to July 29, judge recuses

Last month, the court had dismissed the lawsuit filed by the actress against the 5G rollout, describing it as 'abuse of law' and said it was filed for 'gaining publicity'.

‘Abuse of law, defective’ — What Delhi HC said as it dismissed Juhi Chawla’s lawsuit on 5G

Delhi HC said questions about health hazards due to 5G were not maintainable and 'stuffed with unnecessary scandalous, frivolous' allegations. Read the full order here.

Delhi HC dismisses Juhi Chawla’s lawsuit against 5G technology, imposes cost of Rs 20 lakh

The court said the suit was to gain publicity which was clear as Juhi circulated hearing's link on her social media account which resulted in repeated interruptions by unknown persons.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.