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Telecom Commission accepts Trai proposal; clears policy for the sector

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

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gets nod

Net neutrality, a controversial issue around the world, has emerged a winner in India. In a heavy duty meeting on Wednesday, the Telecom Commission, the highest decision-making body in the Department of Telecommunications, approved the rules implying internet will remain open to everybody in the country. Read more

US slaps $200 bn tariffs on China

The Administration is readying tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese imports, ranging from burglar alarms to mackerel, escalating a between the world’s two biggest economies. Read more

stare at Rs 70-bn loss on sale of More

The promoters of Retail (ABRL), an unlisted firm operating the More brand of grocery stores, are likely to lose close to $1 billion with the proposed sale of ABRL to Samara Capital, a private equity (PE) firm. Read more

mulls model to boost start-up listings

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is mulling a ‘model’ for facilitating listing of Indian start-ups. The multimedia messaging app offered shares without any voting rights during its initial public offering (IPO) last year. Read more

First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 01:31 IST