Delhi hospital launches helpline for strokes

May 1st, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) With the number of strokes on the rise, Delhi's Fortis hospital Tuesday launched a toll-free helpline for victims.A statement from the hospital chain said its ... Read more...

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Away from home, they keep us safe every Diwali (Feature)

October 23rd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) In the backdrop of constantly buzzing landlines in the Connaught Place fire control room here, Sharad Tewatia manages to take his wife's call on his ... Read more...

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No relationship unless SMS in 36 hours of first date

October 20th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) If you have dated someone but are still waiting to receive his or her text message even after one-and-a-half day, it's better not to nurture hope ... Read more...

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Young Brits prefer Facebook for staying in touch

September 17th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) One-fifth of the British population aged 25 to 34 today prefers keeping in touch with friends and family online than via telephone, a study has ... Read more...

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Quarter of homes in the US now have only wireless phones, no landlines

April 25th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that more than a quarter of homes in the United States now have only a wireless phone, and no "landline."That percentage doubled in ... Read more...

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Five reasons why Democrats could still turn poll odds and hold House

November 2nd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.2 (ANI): Though polling data suggests that the Republicans may win the House of Representatives on Tuesday, the Democrats might still be in a position to turn the odds to ... Read more...

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Skype and Facebook join hands to counter Google Voice

September 30th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recently Google launched its Google Voice service that allowed users to call landlines from their computer at dirt cheap rates. Previously Skype was considered the undisputed monarch ... Read more...

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Google opens new line to internet phone calls

August 27th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 27 (DPA) All the fuss about tweeting, texting, Facebook pokes and various other cutting-edge forms of communication can obscure the fact that old-fashioned telephone calls are still a ... Read more...

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Carlos Slim Helu’ Is New World’s Richest Man

March 12th, 2010 - 3:16 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Move over, Bill Gates, a replacement has moved into your position. That's right, folks, Bill Gates is no longer the richest man in the world. His replacement? Carlos ... Read more...

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US expects serious loss of life in Haiti

January 13th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (DPA) The US expects "serious loss of life" after the earthquake in Haiti Tuesday, and was moving quickly to assemble disaster relief teams. The State Department had managed to contact ... Read more...

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‘The Stoneman Murders’ leaves viewers cold (Film Review - Rating: **)

February 13th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Stoneman Murders"; Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Arbaaz Khan, Rukhsar, Vikram Gokhale; Writer-Director: Manish Gupta; Rating: ** In the era when mobile phones weren't even dreamt of, characters in our films ... Read more...

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Now, software that turns iPod into a phone

December 7th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): With a freeware application for the iPod Touch, your swanky music player can be turned into a virtual mobile phone, say the softwares creators.Truphone uses wi-fi technology ... Read more...

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Now, a gizmo to say no to unwelcome callers

October 23rd, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Want to get rid of those irritating cold calls that you have to attend? Well, then TrueCall might just prove to be your ultimate saviour.The TrueCall device ... Read more...

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Indian Americans spend seven minutes a day calling home

July 31st, 2008 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 31 (IANS) Indian Americans make calls to their families and friends back home for an average of three and a half hours in a month, more often on their ... Read more...

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Wrong number epidemic hits Lahores landlines and mobiles!

April 18th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr 18 (ANI): In Pakistan misdirected phone calls have become a common phenomenon, as a result of which people getting connected to wrong numbers have become a routine. Thanks to ... Read more...

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Mobile number portability likely by 2009

April 11th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The telecom watchdog Friday asked the government to implement the mobile number portability (MNP) by June 2009 across the country by granting license for this to an ... Read more...

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