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Reliance increases spectrum in Karnataka to strengthen Jio network

Reliance increases spectrum in Karnataka to strengthen Jio network

Business
Jio had earlier bought spectrum worth 57,123 crore for a period of 20 years from the Department of Telecommunication.Reliance has carried out a spectrum augmentation exercise in Karnataka to strengthen the network infrastructure for its mobile telephony brand, Jio.In 2300 MHz spectrum, Jio until now had 30 MHz band and now this would be augmented to 40MHz. Also, in 850 MHz, it so far had 5MHz band and this will be doubled to 10MHz. Similarly, in 1800 MHz spectrum it had 5MHz band and now that has also been doubled to 10MHz.It may be recalled that Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL) in March acquired a total of 488.35MHz of spectrums in 850MHz, 1800MHz and 2300MHz bands from the Department of Telecommunication paying ₹57,123 crore for a period of 20 years with a view to strengthening...
PM Modi to Visit Gujarat and Diu Tomorrow to Review Situation

PM Modi to Visit Gujarat and Diu Tomorrow to Review Situation

Nation
The cyclone brought gusty winds and heavy rains on the entire coastal belt, uprooting trees in Junagadh, Amreli and Bhavnagar districts, said district officials. The regional meteorological centre said the cyclone would now move towards northern Gujarat and will eventually weaken.“The cyclone would now move towards Amreli district and then towards Banaskantha in the north after crossing Surendranagar district, We expect that it will weaken as it moves forward,” said Assistant Director, Met Centre, Manorama Mohanty. While there are no reports of any human injury or death, gusty winds coupled with heavy rain uprooted several trees and electricity towers on the coastal belt, said Additional Chief Secretary, Revenue, Pankaj Kumar.The cyclone winds also caused road blockage and power outages...
As Cyclone Tauktae Intensifies Into Cyclonic Storm, Indian Navy Assures Support to State Admins

As Cyclone Tauktae Intensifies Into Cyclonic Storm, Indian Navy Assures Support to State Admins

Nation
Cyclone Tauktae, which is currently centered over Lakshadweep has intensified into a cyclonic storm on Saturday morning, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) tweeted. On the morning of May 18, the cyclone will touch the Gujarat coast, officials said.“Deep Depression intensified into a Cyclonic Storm “Tauktae” (pronounced as Tau’Te) over Lakshadweep area and adjoining southeast & east central Arabian Sea: Cyclone watch for south Gujarat & Diu coasts," IMD tweeted.Deep Depression intensified into a Cyclonic Storm “Tauktae” (pronounced as Tau’Te) over Lakshadweep area and adjoining southeast & eastcentral Arabian Sea: Cyclone watch for south Gujarat & Diu coasts. https://t.co/KLRdEFp9rJ pic.twitter.com/ed435mJ9x9— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) May 14,...
Delhi, K’taka, AP, Telangana Go for Global Tender for Covid Vaccine Procurement Amid Shortage

Delhi, K’taka, AP, Telangana Go for Global Tender for Covid Vaccine Procurement Amid Shortage

Nation
The governments of Delhi, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, among other states, on Tuesday decided to issue global tenders for procurement of Covid-19 vaccines as the domestic supply has failed to keep up with the rising demand amid the fierce second wave of the pandemic.The Centre said it has so far provided more than 18 crore vaccine doses to states and UTs free of cost, but many of them have complained of an acute shortage of the jabs and are now prioritising people who need to be given their second dose within a prescribed period.Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Odisha have also issued global tenders for procuring vaccines swiftly.Two crore Covid vaccine doses will be procured through global tender to meet the increased demand and to facilitate vaccination of the age group of 1...
Coronavirus second wave: List of states where lockdown, curfews are imposed

Coronavirus second wave: List of states where lockdown, curfews are imposed

State
New Delhi: As a large part of the country continues to remain under strict curbs due to the raging COVID pandemic, several states and Union Territories including Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh extended till May 17 their ongoing lockdown. Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Rajasthan will also have a two-week shutdown starting May 10, while in Karnataka stringent restrictions will come into effect till May 24. On Saturday, Kerala came under a nine-day complete lockdown. Here is a look at coronavirus-induced restrictions imposed by states and union territories: Delhi: The national capital has been under lockdown since April 19 and it has now been extended till May 17. Uttar Pradesh has extended the duration of corona curfew with strict lockdown-like curbs till May 17. Haryana which was un...