Telecom operators warn of six-fold hike in data tariffs

NEW DELHI: Mobile operators on Friday said that they may have to increase data tariffs by up to six times to remain viable if the proposed regulations did not offer a level-playing field with net-basedservices such as Skype and WhatApp. Although they “supported” net neutrality and launched a campaign to link the unconnected to the


Majesco eyes acquisitions, talent to expand footprint

MUMBAI: Insurance technology software firm Majesco, which will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange in July, has said that it is looking for more acquisitions and talent as it seeks to grow in markets such as the UK and Asia-Pacific. “We want to use the higher valuation we will get from the listing


UST Global to expand India workforce, will hire 5,000 people

NEW DELHI: IT services firm UST Global today said it will hire 5,000 people in India over the next three years as part of its expansion plans. Besides, the company will also ‘train and hire’ 10,000 differently-abled individuals from India over this period under a separate programme. UST Global today also signed a seven-year USD


Al Jazeera penalised for showing wrong map, off air for 5 days

NEW DELHI: International news channel Al Jazeera was today forced to go off air in the country for five days as the government penalised it for repeatedly showing wrong maps of India. Al Jazeera today only showed a blank screen with a message saying that “as instructed by the ministry of Information and Broadcasting, this