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MTS launches 30 paise plan for calls


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited (SSTL), which operates its services under brand name MTS, Wednesday rated all its tariffs, including roaming services and international calls, at ... Read more...

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British call centre to return home from costly Mumbai


July 4th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) A British call centre operating from Mumbai has decided to pack up and return home, after finding the Indian business capital just too expensive to carry ... Read more...

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Airtel launches 3G international video calling


June 27th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Telcom giant Bharti Airtel, which has operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa, Monday announced the launch of its international video calling capabilities on ... Read more...

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Amnesty International calls on Guatemala to investigate political killings


June 18th, 2011 - 9:12 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Amnesty International on Friday urged authorities in Guatemala to investigate a series of alleged politically motivated killings.The London-based human rights group released a statement after a mayoral candidate ... Read more...

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Eight bookies arrested from Pakistan for threatening Zulqarnain


April 27th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Sialkot, April 27(ANI): A gang of eight bookmakers, allegedly involved in threatening Pakistan cricket team's former wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider, has been arrested from Sialkot in the Punjab province of Pakistan.The now retired ... Read more...

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Two Indians arrested for telecom fraud in Ghana


March 10th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, March 10 (IANS) Two Indian nationals and their local accomplice have been arrested in the Ghana capital for engaging in telecommunication fraud in this west African nation.The two Indians ... Read more...

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Sajid-Wajid open personal channel on Youtube


February 26th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Music-composer duo Sajid-Wajid tread a new path to reach their audience. They have opened a channel by their name on Youtube, a video-sharing website, and claim to be ... Read more...

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US piles pressure on Mubarak to hasten democracy


February 11th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) As Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stubbornly clung to power sparking more protests, US President Barack Obama mounted pressure on the embattled regime asking "to move ... Read more...

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Youths arrested for making illegal calls worth lakhs


January 21st, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh anti-terrorist squad (ATS) Thursday arrested four youths from Lucknow and Azamgarh for illegally making calls worth Rs.44 lakh on satellite phones after illegally acquiring SIM ... Read more...

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US believed Rajapaksa was responsible for 2009 Tamil massacre: Wikileaks


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Dec 3 (ANI): The US ambassador in Colombo, Patricia Butenis, believed that Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was responsible for the alleged 2009 massacre of Tamils, according to US diplomatic cables ... Read more...

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Relatives tell Sri Lanka war panel scores of surrendered Tamil Tigers still missing


September 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Sept 21 (ANI): A number of Tamils in Sri Lanka have complained before the government commission investigating the last phase of Tamil Eelam war that their family members who served with ... Read more...

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India will not compromise on security, firm on BlackBerry


September 1st, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India will not compromise on its security and all telecommunication data-related companies will have to comply with its demands, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday. Presenting his ... Read more...

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Videocon dials rate war in international calls


August 31st, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) Videocon Telecommunications Tuesday launched a rate war in the international calls segment, announcing a call rate of one paise per second to the United States and Canada. ... Read more...

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India seeks ‘lawful access’ to all telecom data


August 31st, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India has asked companies that allow users to make voice calls over the Internet to provide security agencies access to their encrypted data, a day after BlackBerry ... Read more...

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Bieber’s Revenge On Teen Via Twitter


August 18th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The teenager from Michigan, Kevin Kristopik got paid back in his own coin after he tried to meddle in the life of the ... Read more...

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Reliance Infocomm officials appear in court in call masking case


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Top officials of the erstwhile Reliance Infocomm Tuesday appeared before the chief metropolitan magistrate at Egmore here in a case related to masking of international calls as local ... Read more...

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Texting time for English soccer fans in South Africa


June 1st, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 1 (IANS) English fans planning a trip to South Africa for the soccer world cup have received a warning - not against hooliganism, but about their mobile bills. ... Read more...

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Phone link from Kashmir to Pakistan to resume


April 29th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 29 (IANS) In a bid to facilitate trade, the Indian government has cleared a proposal to permit international calls from Jammu and Kashmir to Pakistan after a gap of 20 ... Read more...

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Cuba opens up to allow more cell phones


April 24th, 2010 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 24 (IANS/EFE) The number of cell phone subscribers in Cuba will exceed one million by the end of this year after the government in 2008 allowed cell phone service for ... Read more...

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Swami Nityananda, 4 others held from Himachal village (Third Lead) (With Images)


April 21st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) Swami Nityananda, who faces charges of rape, criminal intimidation and cheating and has been on the run for almost a month, was Wednesday arrested along with four others ... Read more...

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Cochin Port registers record cargo throughput


April 19th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 19 (IANS) Cochin Port achieved a record high cargo throughput of 17.43 million tonnes in the last fiscal, the Cochin Port Trust said here Monday. This was almost two million tonnes ... Read more...

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UN nuclear inspectors to visit Iran Saturday


October 23rd, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 23 (RIA Novosti) UN nuclear inspectors are expected to arrive in Iran Saturday to inspect the country's second uranium enrichment facility near the city of Qom, a media report said. Iran's ... Read more...

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FCC to look into Google Voice service restrictions


October 10th, 2009 - 3:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Federal regulators and agencies will probe the complaints by AT&T, Rep. Steve Buyer and 19 other legislators that Google's messaging and calling service, Google Voice, blocks ... Read more...

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E-cards, SMS outdo traditional Eid cards in Pakistan


September 9th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 9 (ANI): The business of traditional Eid cards has been eclipsed by the advent of E-cards culture, owing to increasing use of mobile phone SMS and Internet, according to a ... Read more...

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Google rolls out GrandCentral as Google Voice


June 26th, 2009 - 4:08 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Almost two years after acquiring GrandCentral, Google has started adding customers to it’s integrated voice calling application, Google Voice.Google Voice is a service that allows people to be contacted using a single ... Read more...

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Tamil sympathy for LTTE will keep the movement alive: Analysts


May 1st, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): The support enjoyed by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) among Sri Lanka's Tamils will make it hard for the Lankan Army to neutralise them in the ... Read more...

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Tamil protesters continue to block London’s Parliament Square over Lanka offensive


April 8th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.8 (ANI): Protests by Tamils based in Britain are continuing for the third day in and around London's Parliament Square.Police arrested seven people on Tuesday as a crowd protested against the ... Read more...

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Call tariffs to fall as regulator cuts termination charges


March 9th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) In a move that will bring down the call charges further, India's telecom watchdog Monday reduced local termination charges by 33 percent to 20 paise. "Termination charge for ... Read more...

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Tata Communications ties up with Polish telecom firm


March 4th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Tata communications has signed an agreement with Poland-based mobile phone operator Play to route the latter's entire international call traffic, it was announced Wednesday. Play will ... Read more...

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Amnesty International calls on Pak to set right its poor human rights record


November 1st, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Amnesty International has stated that Pakistan should declare the dismissal of judges in 2007 as illegal, while suggesting Islamabad to take more measures to set right its ... Read more...

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Telecom watchdog calls for operator-specific calling cards


August 20th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India's telecom sector watchdog Wednesday recommended introduction of operator-specific calling cards for both domestic and international long-distance calls.In its recommendations to the Department of Telecom (DoT), the ... Read more...

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Russia committing ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Abkhazia: Georgia


August 12th, 2008 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington/Tbilisi, Aug 12 (DPA) Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili remained defiant late Monday in the face of Russian attacks into Georgia and accused Moscow of committing "ethnic cleansing" in Georgia's breakaway region of ... Read more...

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Kenyan leaders under pressure to resume talks


April 10th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Nairobi, April 10 (Xinhua) Kenyan leaders are under intense pressure from the international community to resume talks on forming a coalition government in a bid to end the current political impasse in ... Read more...

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China spurns call for dialogue with Dalai Lama


March 18th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Beijing, March 18 (DPA) Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao has spurned international calls for his government to hold talks with the exiled Dalai Lama over recent unrest in Tibetan areas, blaming the ... Read more...

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Shivani Bhatnagar murder case verdict likely Tuesday


March 17th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A court here is likely to pronounce Tuesday the verdict in the nine-year-old case of murder of journalist Shivani Bhatnagar. Indian Police Service (IPS) officer R.K. Sharma ... Read more...

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