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Apple's stance on DND app issue unreasonable: Trai chief

Trai Chairman R S Sharma today expressed his disappointment with the "unreasonable" stance of Apple not allowing the regulator's pesky call reporting app on the iOS platform and asserted that the issue is about users having control over their own data and not one of privacy.

Govt to establish separate board for ITIs: Rudy

Around 23 lakh students graduating from over 13,000 industrial training institutes across the country may soon be awarded certificates equivalent to the ones given to ICSE and CBSE Board pass-outs.

GST to impact welfare schemes: TRS MP

TRS members in the Lok Sabha today demanded that the GST should not be imposed on the existing government schemes, saying it "severely impacted" them as the tax burden has been raised from five to 18 per cent.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said he will bring their demand to the notice of the GST council, which meets tomorrow.

With other party members standing by him in support, Jithender Reddy (TRS) cited several ongoing pro-poor and public welfare schemes in Telangana and said the GST will have severe financial impact on them.

Jio tactics will have telcos' revenues falling 10% this fiscal

Pain in the telecom sector is not over yet and the current year will see an up to 10 per cent fall in revenue and eventually, the top three telcos will control up to 85 per cent of revenue market share after the ongoing consolidation, says a report.

IT dept to share vital data with MCA to nail down shell cos

The tax authorities will now relay audit reports of corporates and specific information from their I-T returns as also PAN data to the ministry of corporate affairs, as the government plans to crack down harder on shell companies.

Coming down heavily on shell companies, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has already cancelled registrations of over 1.62 lakh companies for non-filing of financial statements for the immediate two preceding fiscals.

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