Reportage on disruption in Indian telecom industry bags award
GN Bureau | November 28, 2018
Governance Now has won the 20th PoleStar Award for the best feature in Business Journalism, for the cover story, ‘A tangled wireless tale’ (November 15, 2017 edition) by special correspondent Pratap Vikram Singh.
The award ceremony was held in Chennai on November 23. Pratap reported on the disruption in the Indian telecom industry, and what it means for the government, the banks, and the consumers as only three telecom players have come to dominate the market.
The PoleStar Foundation is an independent Trust established in 1998 to recognise excellence in journalism and social impact in India. This year, it received 473 nominations (Journalism - 343; Social Impact - 130) from journalists and social impact enablers from across India. The entries were evaluated by a panel of jury members from the corporate world and academia.
India would play a leading role in the global revival, prime minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, as he addressed the inaugural session of India Global week via video-conference. He said that this is closely linked with two factors. “First is - Indian talent and second is India`s
The BrihanMumbai municipal corporation (BMC) has countered Maharashtra leader of opposition Devendra Fadanvis’s suspicions of fewer Covid-19 tests, as it outlined various measures it has adopted since the first test conducted on February 3, and how it has gradually brought down the number of cases in
As part of the four T strategy of trace-test-track-treat, Mumbai – the most affected city in India – has decided to make Covid-19 tests accessible to all. The municipal corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has come out with guidelines allowing all laboratories to conduct RT-PCR (
In a major development on July 6, the Chinese army started moving back its tents, vehicles as well as troops from locations where disengagement was agreed upon in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan Valley. This is a significant milestone in regional geopolitics with India having been successful in isolating the
With the Covid-19 pandemic pushing more online activity and the capacity usage of data centres going up, India’s largest data centre (DC) building and the biggest tier-IV data centre, Yotta NM1,the second largest in the world, has been launched in Mumbai. The launch event on Tue
India has achieved a significant milestone as the number of Covid-19 tests conducted in the country so far has crossed the 1 crore milestone. This signifies the importance accorded to widespread testing and the focussed ‘Test, Trace, Treat’ strategy with several follow-up measures taken in tand