Free Zone

  • Rajgir declared polythene-free zone, violators to be fined upto Rs 500 04-12-2013 12:29 PM

    Rajgir, a Buddhist pilgrim town and a tourist destination in Bihar, has been declared a polythene-free zone after visitors complained of rampant littering and a dirty environment. "Rajgir is the first Buddhist historical city to be declared a polythene-free zone from December 2," an official of the tourism department said....
  • Airtel users can now access Google services on mobile for free 26-06-2013 04:28 PM

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel in association with Google today announced the launch of Free Zone powered by Google, which will give Airtel mobile customers access to mobile web search and feature-phone-friendly versions of Gmail and Google+ in India. The first page of a website linked from search results is provided...
  • Google Free Zone lets users access Google services without data charges 08-11-2012 05:27 PM

    Singapore: Google launched a service on Thursday it hopes will push millions of people in the developing world to access the Internet - and Google's ads - via basic mobile phones. Google is launching the service, called Free Zone, first in the Philippines via local carrier Globe Telecom. The service...
  • No more tax-free zones in country: Pranab 13-08-2011 05:38 PM

    Siliguri: Union Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said there would be no more tax-free zones in the country. Tax-free zone status in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand was being withdrawn gradually following opposition by different states, Mukherjee said. Renewal of tax free zone status of Sikkim, which would expire in...