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April 30

Railways ready for foray into telecom.

Empty bourse quashes Microsoft's NT plans.

Sterling Commerce puts node in Madras.

CyberTech to invest 51 % equity in Indian arm.

April 29

Hyderabad no threat, claim Bangaloreans.

Bharti Telecom sales up 59 per cent.

Pager firms plan to cash in on vernacular segment.

'India not ready for Y2K.'

April 28

Big Bull gets SEBI goat.

Sema opens shop in West Bengal.

Smart Chips launches ops in India.

Tata-IBM to enter E-business.

April 25-27

DoT may wrench complete control of VSATs.

HP India looks forward to better 1998.

TCS teams up with Keylabs to sell Java products.

VSNL calls consultants to help it locate joint venture partners.

April 24

VSNL chiefs against govt's divestment scheme.

FIPB okays Microsoft input of Rs 3 m for software development.

Satyam posts Rs 1.9 billion as total income for 1997-98.

KLG Systel sets up US subsidiary to boost exports.

April 23

Exim policy lowers barrier for zero import duty scheme.

3M hikes stake in Birla 3M.

NASSCOM earmarks seven UP cities with software potential.

Schoolnet India to provide educational software, connect schools.

April 22

HCL will ship Busybee PC range with Cyrix chips. Not Intel.

DoT usurps Net biz in Ernakulam.

Geometric sets up 100 % US subsidiary.

VSNL seeks allies for ICO Global project.

April 21

Tamil Nadu aims to be the premier state for IT.

FERA trips up Infosys's ADR plans.

Review sought of Net policy.

MACH, Iridium tie up.

April 18-20

NRIs to invest Rs 1b to boost Indian software.

US firm talks to VSNL to provide Net roaming facilities.

VSNL may have a rival gateway in the DoE.

HP leads desktop, PC server sales in Asia-Pacific.

April 16

Database drawn up to stymie fake IT "experts".

DoT worried about low revenues from village public telephones.

Tata-IBM tie-up with PSDI to market Maximo software.

April 15

Kerala goes for indigenous wireless local loop tech.

DoT plans shake-up, to transfer 75 general managers.

Hardware industry growth rate down to low 15 per cent.

DoT stayed from issuing cellular service licence to MTNL.

April 14

Indian cellular service providers hitch onto Iridium.

HCL bags Rs 85 m I-T dept order for 1,000 PIIs.

Centre plans software parks in Mohali, New Bombay and Jaipur.

Madras stenographers plans website, computer courses.

April 10

Infosys to consider debt financing for software park.

DSQ gives employees stock options.

Mobilink, Page Me to provide roaming facility in 102 cities.

NASSCOM suggests new IT policy.

April 9

Centre clears national information database.

BT's Indian wing gets big BA, NEC contracts.

Tata to put Madras edition of yellow pages online.

Mastech widens base in India.

April 7

TN exempts software from sales tax.

Intel pushes network products in India.

QAD shifts gears to sell India-centric ERP solutions.

Aptech computer education brand evaluated at Rs 2.71 b.

April 3-6

Integra Techsoft's software for small businesses.

SCS steps on the gas

IIT 100 sets of Pro/Engineer, worth Rs 2.5 m, free.

National Telecom slaps case against JT Mobile for non-payment.

April 2

Videocon to make multimedia home computers now.

Chip magazine coming to India.

Sybase targets solutions for Indian models.

Software earnings expected to have reached Rs 100 b in last fiscal year.

April 1

An Indian Texas Instruments team develops a new DSP chip. In India.

Vijaywada Muncipal Corporation puts records on the Web.

BT launches global communications services in India.

Gemplus invests $ 20 m to fund smart card research in India.