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Chavan reviews Pune blasts probe


August 4th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 4 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan reviewed here Saturday the investigations into the serial bomb blasts which rocked the city three days ago.Chavan, who visited the city ... Read more...

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Spectrum shift to put additional Rs.10,000 crore cost on Vodafone


April 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Vodafone India Monday said the telecom regulator's proposal to replace its 900MHz with an 1800MHz network will cost an additional Rs.10,000 crore to the firm ... Read more...

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Britain to store phone, email records of people


February 19th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) The British government is planning to store details of phone calls, text messages, email traffic and websites visited online as part of its new anti-terror ... Read more...

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Four Nigerians held for cheating


February 1st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Four Nigerians have been arrested for cheating by using official logos of the union finance ministry, the Airports Authority of India and the International Cricket ... Read more...

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TDSAT provides relief to telecom operators till Jan 3


December 24th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) Saturday asked the Department of Telecom (DoT) not to take any "coercive" action in enforcing a ban ... Read more...

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No outstanding dues to BSNL: Telcos


September 10th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd's (BSNL) decision to initiate action against private telecom operators for failing to pay carrier charges is wrong as there are ... Read more...

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2G scam: Another CBI chargesheet likely on Monday


April 24th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The CBI is likely to file a supplementary chargesheet Monday against the family members of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi and the owners of ... Read more...

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Taliban threat shuts mobile networks in Afghanistan’s Helmand province


March 24th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): All mobile companies in Afghanistan's Helmand province have switched of their networks after a Taliban threat.Helmand has been at the centre of Nato's effort to fight the ... Read more...

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New ‘lightRadio cube’ could spell the end for ugly mobile phone masts


February 13th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Ugly mobile phone masts that blight the landscape could soon become a thing of the past, for scientists have developed tiny cubes which you can hold in your ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Miller, Law’s phone hacking approved by top News of the World executive


December 16th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Newly released documents imply that actors Sienna Miller and Jude Law's phones were hacked with the approval of a senior News of the World executive.Lawyers have secured ... Read more...

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I will prove my innocence, says Raja; meets Karunanidhi (Lead)


December 11th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Former union communications minister A. Raja, under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) scanner for alleged impropriety in the allocation of telecom spectrum licenses to mobile phone companies, ... Read more...

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I will prove my innocence: A. Raja


December 11th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) Former union communications minister A. Raja, under the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) scanner for alleged impropriety in the allocation of telecom spectrum licenses to mobile phone companies, ... Read more...

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Apple iPhone sales outshine BlackBerry: Report


October 30th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): Apple's iPhone range has outdone BlackBerry, as one of the world's biggest mobile phone companies, new figures have suggested.Apple shipped 14.1 million handsets during the most recent financial ... Read more...

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Display radiation risks, phone firms urged


October 10th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Scientists and pressure groups have urged mobile phone companies to display the possible radiation risks more prominently. Manuals for mobile phones tell users not to place devices ... Read more...

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Egyptian tycoon offers reward for stolen Van Gogh painting


August 27th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 27 (IANS/AKI) Egyptian telecom tycoon Naguib Sawiris has offered a 140,000 euro reward for information leading to the recovery of a stolen masterpiece by Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh, according ... Read more...

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We will invest heavily in India ties: Obama adviser


June 30th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 30 (IANS) President Barack Obama's top economic adviser says the United States would continue to invest heavily in its ties with India, seen as one of Washington's ... Read more...

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‘Education for all’ campaign launched in Orissa


June 8th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 8 (IANS) As part of the 1Goal global campaign coinciding with the FIFA Football World Cup 2010, hundreds of social activists, educationists, students and sportspersons have started a signature ... Read more...

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Study on cell phone cancer risk ‘inconclusive’


May 17th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): The WHO study on links between mobile phone use and certain types of brain cancer has proved inconclusive.The researchers said that even though there could be possible health ... Read more...

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One-time levy won’t hurt operators’ profits, asserts TRAI


May 14th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's telecom watchdog Friday said its recommendation to the govenment to collect a one-time levy from operators holding second generation (2G) radio spectrum beyond 6.2 mega hertz ... Read more...

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TRAI recommendations evoke mixed reactions from operators


May 12th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The telecom watchdog's recommendations on allocation of spectrum for second generation (2G) telephony evoked mixed reactions from mobile phone companies Wednesday. The country's top operator, Bharti Airtel, called ... Read more...

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Pakistan blocks 10.2 million unverified mobile phones


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) In a massive crackdown against the use of mobile phones in terrorist activities, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has blocked 10.2 million SIM cards due to non-verification of the ... Read more...

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Himachal to crackdown on illegal mobile towers


March 10th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 10 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will crackdown on telecom operators for the illegal and unregulated construction of mobile phone towers in the state, a minister said here Wednesday. "We will ... Read more...

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Iraq to connect to India, Gulf on fibre optic network


January 7th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Jan 7 (DPA) Iraq Thursday signed a $445-million deal with the telecommunications company Gulf Bridge International to link the country to the Gulf and India via a high-speed fibre optic cable. Announcing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Google Nexus One Might Hit The Market In 2010


December 13th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google Inc., the owner of the popular search engine Google, has launched a wide range of services to increase its dominance in the web world. The ... Read more...

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`We are ready to face police forces,’ say Maoists


October 14th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
Dumariya forest region (Bihar), Oct.14 (ANI): A Maoist leader has said that the rebel group is ready to face the police forces in Bihar and in other parts of the country."The ... Read more...

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As TV moves on, millions may face blank screens in US


June 11th, 2009 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg San Francisco, June 11 (DPA) In a land where television has long been a basic necessity of life, millions of people may find themselves without access to television Friday ... Read more...

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Left moves protected India from financial meltdown: Bardhan


April 17th, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government wanted to privatise nationalised banks, insurance companies and Navratna companies, but was stopped by the Left parties, which has helped protect the ... Read more...

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DoT directs ban on usage of Chinese mobiles


April 4th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): The Department of Telecom (DoT) has directed all mobile phone service users to disconnect the usage of unbranded Chinese mobiles that do not have IMEI (International Mobile ... Read more...

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Eight arrested in Delhi for impersonating cops, lawyers


December 13th, 2008 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Eight people have been arrested for impersonating policemen and lawyers and threatening those who owed money to mobile phone companies and multinational banks, the police said Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Kung-fu bear ad voted Funniest Advert of All-Time


December 5th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): An advert showing a Kung Fu fight sequence between a hungry bear and an adamant fisherman has been voted as the funniest television advert of all time. ... Read more...

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Women more smitten by iPhones than men


November 29th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 29 (ANI): Its supposed to be a toy for men, but looks like ladies cant get enough of the cool new iPhone, for the fancy smartphone is being found ... Read more...

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UK police says internet phone calls crippling fight against terrorism


October 16th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.16 (ANI): A huge growth in internet telephone traffic is jeopardising the capability of police to investigate almost every type of crime, including terror-related ones. Senior sources have told The Times ... Read more...

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Cell phone connections zoom to 88 million in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) From just 300,000 eight years ago, the number of mobile phone connections in Pakistan has grown to 88 million in 2008 covering over half of the ... Read more...

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Pak security under serious threat from millions of unidentified mobile SIM card users


July 18th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , July 18 (ANI): Millions of mobile SIM cards given to mobile users without properly ascertaining their identity are posing a grave threat to Pakistan s security and social harmony, ... Read more...

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Abhishek, two Bollywood Khans in Forbes’ 10 ‘cell celebs’ list


July 17th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 17 (IANS) Three Bollywood stars, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Abhishek Bachchan, feature in Forbes magazine's list of 10 celebrities who are brand ambassadors for different mobile phone ... Read more...

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