Chandigarh UNI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would #39; #39;gherao #39; #39; Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh ''s official residence in Chandigarh on January 7, in protest against the government #39;s decision to hike electricity tariff in the state, party MLAs Aman Arora and Meet Hayer said here on Friday.
NEW DELHI : All the three major telecom operators Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio revised their prepaid recharge plans this month. While Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel introduced the tariff hikes on 2 December, 2019, Reliance Jio s revised plans came into effect from 6 December. However, owing to the cut throat competition and similar prepaid recharge plans, the telcos introduced new plans once again. Airtel and Vodafone Idea have announced unlimited calling across networks under its 'Truly Unlimited' recharge plans.Here is a break up of some of the major recharge plans provided by the three telecom operators.
Some of the excitement about the tariff hikes announced by telcos this week is wearing off. After Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd announced its new tariffs, shares of Vodafone Idea Ltd and Bharti Airtel Ltd have given up more than two thirds of their gains for the week. Jio s revised tariffs are at a meaningful discount to those announced by Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel. Earlier in the week, Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel s combined market capitalization surged by 12,300 crore after they raised tariffs by up to 50%. After Jio s tariff hikes, the gains for the week have fallen to around 3,800 crore.Jio s unlimited plans in the one month category are priced about 16 20% lower than its rivals, and about 7 14% lower in the three month category. This means the company s fast pace of market share gains can be expected to continue. Jio has priced its base plan 20% cheaper than the comparable plans of both the companies. The quantum of the hike is lower for base packs and shorter duration packs, underscoring Jio s continued aggression to continue garnering subscriber market share," say analysts at Emkay Global Financial Services Ltd in a note to clients.
MUMBAI : Raising concerns of higher inflation in the near term, Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday observed that recent announcements by the telecom operators to raise tariffs will add to the inflation rate in the country.In a surprise move, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 5.15%, citing high rate of inflation and a likely further increase in food inflation.
Now, as soon as the above came to fore, netizens took to BSNL virtually Here, it is worth remembering that BSNL ''s revival has been announced by the central government. This includes relief packages and monetization of assets. Also, BSNL has resorted to offering free calls to even erstwhile MTNL circles and has not announced any sort of tariff increase for now. In this regard, check out below certain netizen (Twitterati) reactions favouring BSNL.
Reliance Jio stated in a regulatory filing on Tuesday: "As per media reports, we understand that TRAI is likely to initiate a consultation process for revision of telecom tariffs. Like other operators, we will also work with the government and comply with the regulatory regime to strengthen the industry to benefit Indian consumers and take measures including appropriate increase in tariffs in next few weeks in a manner that does not adversely impact data consumption or growth in digital adoption and sustains investments." Last month, Reliance Jio announced that it would levy an additional charge of 6 paise per minute as IUC charges as, it claimed, it paid Rs 13,500 crore to other operators as IUC charges in three years. IUC charges are calling party pays tariffs that mean that the network from which the call originates would have to pay IUC charges to the called network. In the wake of this, Reliance Jio decided to pass on the IUC burden to the customers.
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Kondotty: Sharp hike in vegetable prices have hit households in the state really hard. The prices of potato, onion, garlic, shallot and drumstick have increased rapidly in the last few days.The price of one kilogram of drumsticks skyrocketed from Rs 60 to Rs 160. Lack of availability has caused the steep rise in price. The price of onion has also soared after a brief dip. Onion, which used to be sold for Rs 40 per kg last week, now retails for Rs 54 per kg.
Getty Mayor Lori Lightfoot is moving to hit ride hailing companies with a $40 million a year tax hike, and those traveling to or from downtown will bear the bulk of the load.
Floyd, a 3 year old mastiff, went for a hike Sunday with his owner up the Grandeur Peak trail near Salt Lake City. But when it was time to come down, the dog was too exhausted. He lay down and wouldn t move.Other hikers called the Salt Lake County Sheriff's search and rescue team around 6:30 p.m. after they passed Floyd on the trail and saw he and his owner needed help. Police say temperatures in the area were quickly dropping.
U.S. President Donald Trump has said he does not feel the need to strike a trade agreement with China before the next year's presidential elections, emphasizing that he is looking for a complete and not a "partial deal" with Beijing.The world's two largest economies have been locked in a bruising trade war since Mr. Trump in March last year imposed tariff hikes of up to 25 % on $250 billion of Chinese goods.
IUC charges are applicable only on mobile to mobile voice calls; there are no IUC charges on other types of calls mobile to landline, landline to mobile, and landline to landline. TRAI's decision is expected to benefit incumbents Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea who had more incoming calls on their network compared to outgoing calls. Market leader Vodafone Idea had 59.3 per cent incoming calls out of the total calls on its network in June (outgoing calls were 40.7 per cent). In comparison, Reliance Jio had 35.75 per cent incoming calls out of the total calls on its network in the same month. Having more incoming calls (than outgoing calls) indicate a net gain for the telco."It's going to favour old telcos if TRAI decides to extend the deadline for scrapping IUC charges. The charges have ensured that legacy networks reap benefits from their large investments over the years," says a telecom consultant. The last time (in 2017) when IUC rates were slashed from 14 paisa per minute to 6 paisa, there was huge uproar in the industry, primarily led by Airtel and Vodafone Idea. The incumbents were demanding a hike in IUC charges to 30 paisa in order to recover money invested in their network.
Type 2 diabetes means a person 's pancreas doesn 't produce enough insulin to regulate their blood sugar levels. As a result, people have to overhaul their diet to compensate and control their blood sugar levels. Overtime, unchecked blood sugar levels can hike the risk of life threatening complications such as heart disease. Research is shedding a light on the best diets to help people with type 2 diabetes manage their condition, and one study recommends eating a certain type of breakfast and dinner.
The speaking events which have been named ”Moderated Conversation ” have ticket prices of over pound;3000. The cheapest prices for one of the events at the Prudential Centre on Ticketmaster are $144 ( pound;115.14).But the floor seat prices hike up to around $1300 ( pound;1039.50).