Vodafone Idea AGR dues as estimated by the Department of Telecom stands at a cumulative Rs 53,038 crore, including Rs 24,729 crore of SUC dues and Rs 28,309 crore in the licence fee.
On a day when the Supreme Court-mandated deadline for Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea to pay Rs 88,624 crore in past dues ended, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) on Thursday decided not to take coercive action against defaulters during pendency of their appeals seeking relaxation in the apex court's order.
In past, the pair of Salman Khan and Sooraj Barjatya had delivered hits like Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Kaun, Hum Saath Saath Hain and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.
More than half of people who participated in India TV poll are not convinced with the idea of assigning three capitals to Andhra Pradesh, as proposed by Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy. A poll carried out by India TV on Twitter has found nearly 70 per cent people either do not agree with Reddy's three-capital theory or are not fully convinced with it.
Bharti Airtel has raised capital to meet the liability, but VIL remains challenged. Airtel last week raised capital of US $3 bn, which should help it meet its AGR liability with the help of additional debt.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on January 19 said that the idea of freedom can acquire shape and form the lives of our people only if they can live as equal citizens under the law.
Rahul was just filling in for the injured Rishabh Pant in Rajkot but comparisons have already been drawn with the great Rahul Dravid, who batted in the middle-order and kept wickets in more than 70 ODIs for the team's sake.
Bharti Infratel was the top loser on the NSE. Its stock price fell nearly 10 per cent on the AGR verdict. JM Financials in a report said that it expects a governmental intervention soon to ensure that Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) would not have to approach the NCLT next week due to payment deadline.
Debt-ridden telecom firm Vodafone Idea on Thursday said it is exploring further options, including filing of a curative petition after the Supreme Court dismissed its review plea on AGR matter.
The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed the plea of Telecom majors, including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, seeking review of certain directions of the Supreme Court on recovery of past dues amounting to Rs 1.47 lakh crore from telecom service providers.
Dhawan was under some pressure before the third T20 International and a smashing half-century will keep him in the mix for the upcoming series where Rohit Sharma will be back from his break.
Ravi Shastri termed the idea of four-day Tests as 'non-sense' and said that there is no need to tamper with Test cricket.
Former Sri Lankan cricketer and member of ICC Cricket Committee Mahela Jayawardene doesn't want to bring any change to the current five-day format.
Former Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan has backed the idea of four-day Tests, insisting that it is the way to go forward.
Sachin also felt that scrapping a day of Test cricket couldn't be the solution to revive the longest format of the game and said the ICC should instead try to improve the quality of piches.
In 2006 on the tour of Pakistan, Irfan became the second Indian after Harbhajan Singh to take a Test hat-trick, removing Salman Butt, Younis Khan and Mohammad Yusuf in the first over of the Test match held in Karachi.
Karen Gillan plays Martha/Ruby Roundhouse in the reboot sequels of the 1995 film, starring Robin Williams and Bonnie Hunt.