Mobile towers near prison centers: SC issues notice to Rajasthan Govt.

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Rajasthan Government over removing mobile towers within a distance of 500 metres of prison centers. The state government has been asked to reply within four weeks. The Rajasthan Government had directed to remove all mobile towers within a distance of 500 metres of prison offices


IT job cuts: Infosys founder Narayana Murthy saddened by recent layoffs

Founder-Chairman of Infosys N R Narayana Murthy today expressed sadness over the IT companies laying off their employees as part of their cost-cutting strategy. “…It is sad…,” Murthy told in an email reply to a PTI query about recent IT layoffs. Murthy, however, did not elaborate on the matter. Infosys had announced that it could


Tata Consultancy Services sets up Business Process Service Centre in Patna

Under India BPO Promotion Scheme Tata Consultancy Services has set up a Business Process Service centre in Patna under the India BPO Promotion Scheme, envisaged under Digital India Programme to leverage IT Industry’s growth to create new opportunities for India’s talent and drive inclusive growth. The TCS Centre in Patna is one of the three


GST impact: Entertainment, cable, DTH to enjoy lower taxes from July 1

Taxation on entertainment, cable and DTH services shall come down under the Goods and Services Tax regime as the ‘entertainment tax’ levied by states has been subsumed in the GST, the government said today. The Finance Ministry in a statement said services by way of admission to entertainment events or cinematography films in cinema theatres