Shiv Nadar tops philanthropy list, Mukesh Ambani 3rd



Nadar and his family donated Rs 826 crore, while Azim Premji gave Rs 453 crore and Ambani parted with Rs 402 crore, according to the Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2019.



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Amit Shah to inaugurate mobile congress on Monday



Home minister heads several groups of ministers, including the one to decide the revival package for Bharat Sanchar Nigam and Mahanagar Telephnhgone Nigam. His ministry also takes decisive calls on national security in relation to telecom operations as well as equipment and technology used in the industry.



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Is data the new oil or not?



Mukesh Ambani is neither the first nor the only one to say so. Many have said it before. He made the line popular in India along with Jio, says Nivedita Mookerji.



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Jio users will now be charged for voice calls



Jio to charge users 6 paisa/min for voice calls made to rival phone networks. However, these charges are not applicable on calls made by Jio users to other Jio phones and to landline phones and calls made using WhatsApp, FaceTime and other such platforms.



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Airtel joins war, offers 1 Gbps broadband for Rs 3999



“Starting today (on Wednesday), Airtel Xstream Fibre is available to homes, SOHO (Small Office Home Office) and small commercial establishments in Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida, Ghaziabad, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Indore, Jaipur and Ahmedabad,” Bharti Airtel said in a statement.



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Jio is India's top telecom revenue earner



The incumbents Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea recorded adjusted gross revenue of Rs 10,701.5 crore and Rs 9,808.92 crore, respectively, during the quarter.



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RIL may buy more cable firms to push JioFiber plans



Given the fragmented nature of the domestic cable TV market and the need for last-mile connectivity, RIL, said sources, would have to do more to achieve its target of reaching 20 million homes and 15 million business establishments with its broadband services across 1,600 towns in the next few years.



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Jio, Microsoft team up for digital transformation



The alliance combines capabilities of both the companies to offer a set of solutions comprising connectivity, computing, storage solutions, and other technology services and applications required by Indian businesses, and will span the broad Reliance Industries ecosystem, including its existing and new businesses.



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Mukesh inks one of India's biggest FDIs



Reliance Industries will sell 20 per cent stake in its oil and chemicals business to Saudi oil giant Aramco for about $ 15 billion and nearly half of its fuel retail business to BP of UK for Rs 7,000 crore.



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'Entrepreneurship in India is looked at with mistrust'



‘I don’t think Siddhartha has done anything wrong. He has not managed his debt well. In any case, he is not the best example of the system going wrong or the system pushing him hard. I think on that particular day, he was depressed and took an impulsive decision. It will be unfair to blame the system.’



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