Monday, 23 May, 2022
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64% Indians are pestered by 3 or more spam calls every day, online survey finds

According to the LocalCircles survey, a majority of spam calls were offering financial services (51%), real estate (29%), pathology services (8%), phone data plans and job offers (3% each).

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.

India doesn’t need a media market regulator. Industry actually needs more economic freedom

Economic regulations make it harder to recoup investments made on content and drive firms towards consolidation for greater efficiencies.

To save TV channels and get quality content, India needs better regulator than TRAI

Design flaws in TRAI are directly responsible for the TV sector becoming litigious, and the regulator’s continued interference could mean the end of it.

Spam SMSes get ‘free highway’ as TRAI suspends filter. Here’s why you have to bear with it

TRAI has suspended for 7 days the Telecom Commercial Communication Customer Preference Regulation, 2018, which put in place a mechanism to vet messages before they reach customers.

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya’s joy ride on LCA Tejas causes heartburns in party

Pre-Truth — snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.

Reliance Jio writes to TRAI, accuses Airtel, Vodafone of ‘capitalising’ on farmers protests

In a letter to TRAI, Jio alleged the rival companies are claiming that migrating to their networks would be an act of support to the farmers' protests.

Why OTT and cloud services in India should not be subjected to licensing regimes

Security concerns and use of licensed resources such as spectrum had motivated TRAI to consider regulating internet-based services.

Why TRAI white paper on smart cities infrastructure mentions ‘security’ 106 times

TRAI says that in smart cities, any device connected to big data systems serve as entry points to cyber attacks, and hence security is of primary importance.

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India has debated sedition at length but it won’t go without the overhaul of justice system

Preventive Detention has stayed its course because India didn’t invest much in the investigative competence of the police, or legal acumen of the prosecutors.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

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.
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