Set up core ‘sandbox committee’ to promote digital innovations: Irdai panel

New Delhi, Feb 17 () An expert panel has suggested to insurance regulator IRDAI to set up a core ‘Sandbox Committee’ to promote digital innovation in the sector while safeguarding the interest of policyholders. Loosely defined, a sandbox approach means experimenting and learning before finally adopting a technology or system. This approach helps in containing […]

Cognizant case: Executives can be tried in India

CHENNAI: Cognizant Technology has settled bribery charges with the US authorities, but the company and the government officials of Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, who took the bribe remain, liable for wrongdoing under Indian law, say legal experts and anti-corruption activists. Last Friday, Cognizant announced that it had struck a deal with the US Securities Exchange […]

DoT says referred BSNL 4G spectrum allocation issue to Trai, calls on staff not to strike work

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) said it has referred to the telecom regulator the issue of 4G spectrum allocation to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL), amongst a host of other initiatives in the hope of preventing a three-day strike by the employees and officers of the state-run telco. “…for allotment of 4G spectrum, pursuant to […]

Vodafone launches Red iPhone Forever Plan: Here’s how it compares to Airtel’s offers on iPhones

NEW DELHI: Country’s leading telecom operator Vodafone has rolled out a new plan for its postpaid users. Called as RED iPhone Forever plan, the Rs 649 monthly plan is specially targeted at iPhone users across the country. Along with data and calling benefits, the plan also offers an ‘iPhone Forever Program’ under which the Vodafone […]