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Delhi brothers shot at by snatchers


June 18th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Two brothers were injured after being attacked by three unidentified bike-borne assailants who fled after snatching a bag reportedly containing Rs.8 lakh in cash from ... Read more...

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New service gives parents control over kids’ mobile use


May 21st, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) A new mobile service will soon give parents control over their children's cellphone use, whom they chat with or text and also allow them to switch ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions on Syria, Iran


April 24th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The US Monday unveiled new sanctions against Iran and Syria for using "technologies to monitor and target citizens for violence"."I've signed an executive order that ... Read more...

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Russian actor announces presidential bid


September 6th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian actor-writer Ivan Okhlobystin has announced his intention to run for the country's presidency next year.Okhlobystin, a well-known TV actor, said he made the decision ... Read more...

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US, Britain and Saudi Arabia call for immediate end to Syrian crackdown


August 14th, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- United States President Barack Obama on Saturday discussed the situation in Syria with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah and British Prime Minister David Cameron, and all three called for ... Read more...

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U.S. government sanctions three Syrian companies


August 10th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government on Wednesday announced new sanctions against Syria by including the country's largest commercial bank and the country's biggest mobile phone company.The U.S. Treasury Department ... Read more...

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Spice to invest Rs.1,000 crore in 2011-12


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Mobile handset manufacturer Spice Mobility Monday said it would invest Rs.1,000 crore to ramp up its research and development facilities, creation of value-added services and ... Read more...

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Nepal ignores Krishna’s concern on telecom JV


April 29th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 29 (IANS) Even nine days after Nepal assuring visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna that it would "amicably resolve" issues plaguing Indian telecom joint venture United Telecom ... Read more...

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New Year spam text message triggered ‘Black Widow’ suicide bomber explosives early


January 30th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Jan 30 (ANI): A 'Black Widow' suicide bomber, who intended to detonate her explosives in central Moscow, was killed immediately after a spam text message from her mobile phone company triggered ... Read more...

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Using phone while driving makes you more cautious of other drivers


January 14th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 14 (ANI): A new research has suggested that using mobile phone while driving may not be as dangerous as it is believed.Despite existing research stating that driving while using ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian honeymooner’s kin claim Dewani attempted to trace wife after abduction


December 19th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Relatives of the Brit-Indian businessman whose wife was killed during their honeymoon in Cape Town have spoken of his 'frantic' attempts to trace her after she was kidnapped.The ... Read more...

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You may just need to walk to charge your mobile phone


July 2nd, 2010 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 2 (IANS) Now you can potentially charge your cellphone battery just by walking with a new charger which can be fitted with the sole of your shoes and produce ... Read more...

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Next wave of Finnish companies on way to India


June 18th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) More than 90 small and medium companies from Finland, employing about 30,000 people, have set up shop in India and another big wave from the Nordic nation ... Read more...

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Michael Clarke is Vodafone’s new brand ambassador


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 3 (ANI): Lara Bingle has been replaced by her ex-fiance Aussie cricketer Michael Clarke in a sponsorship deal.The Australian model, who was dumped by Clarke earlier this year after her ... Read more...

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Jinxed cellphone number suspended after three users die in 10 years


May 26th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): A Bulgarian mobile operator has dumped a number after three of its users died within a decade.The first owner of the number 0888 888 888, Vladimir Grashnov, ... Read more...

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The mobile number that rang the death knell


May 26th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) The Bulgarian mobile phone number - 0888 888 888 - has been suspended after every person who used it in the past 10 years died. The last man ... Read more...

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Salesman robbed of Rs.1.15 lakh in Ghaziabad


March 9th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 9 (IANS) In yet another daylight robbery here, two motorcycle-borne men Tuesday assaulted and looted Rs.1.15 lakh in cash from a sales representative, police said. The crime took place around 5 ... Read more...

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Afghan villagers accuse NATO of killing civilians


January 21st, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 21 (DPA) Hundreds of villagers closed the main road linking the Afghan capital to the country's south Thursday to protest the deaths of four civilians that they said were ... Read more...

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Bharti-MTN deal terminated


September 30th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India's telecom major Bharti Airtel and South Africa's MTN Wednesday terminated their talks for a proposed $24-billion equity swap-cum-strategic alliance that could have potentially created the world's ... Read more...

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Regulatory hurdles remain for Bharti-MTN deal


September 30th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Regulatory roadblocks remained unresolved for the proposed $24-billion equity swap-cum-strategic tie-up between Indian telecom major Bharti Airtel and South Africa's MTN even as their deadline for ... Read more...

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Posh’ sick with worry’ over sister’s brain tumour fears


September 4th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 4 (ANI): Victoria Beckham is "sick with worry" over fears that her younger sister, Louise, may be suffering from a brain tumour.However, her friends say that she is determined ... Read more...

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Protest erupts in Jammu and Kashmir over two missing youths


July 16th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 16 (ANI): People in Srinagar on Thursday took to streets protesting over two Kashmiri youths, who have been missing since July 7 from New Delhi.According to locals, two ... Read more...

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Soon, solar-powered mobile phone


April 22nd, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr22 (ANI): A Japanese firm is launching a solar-powered waterproof mobile phone that can be entirely operated by exposure to sunlight.The new phone is a sunlight-powered device, which will be sold ... Read more...

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Sunil Mittal joins US think tank board


March 28th, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 28 (IANS) Sunil Mittal, chairman and managing director of India's Bharti Group, has joined the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a Washington think ... Read more...

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Corruption case filed against former Bangladesh PM’s son


March 18th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 18 (IANS) Bangladesh's anti-graft body has pressed charges against Arafat Rahman Koko, the younger businessman son of former prime minister Khaleda Zia, for money laundering. The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Tuesday said ... Read more...

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”Virtual calendar” to make families more organised developed


March 5th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): The days of sticking reminder notes to the fridge door would soon be passe, courtesy a new high-tech calendar that sends text messages to family members.Mobile phone ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications launches GSM telephony (Lead)


December 30th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG) Tuesday launched its much-awaited GSM mobile telephone services spanning 11,000 towns and over 340,000 villages with a capital infusion of Rs.10,000 ... Read more...

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Japan’s DoCoMo makes open offer for Tata’s telecom firm


November 14th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Leading Japanese mobile phone operator NTT DoCoMo Friday made a Rs.9.49 billion ($194 million) open offer for 20 percent of the outstanding equity of Tata Teleservices Maharashtra, ... Read more...

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Vodafone-Essar mobile phone dispute deepens


September 9th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sept.9 (ANI): Differences between Vodafone and Essar, its Indian partner has reportedly deepened after the former won an order blocking the sale of shares of a mobile phone unit controlled ... Read more...

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More family members desert Nepal’s deposed king


August 4th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IANS) His son and controversial former crown prince Paras was the first member of Nepal's disgraced former royal family to leave his motherland after the abolition of the 239-year-old ... Read more...

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After Reliance failure, MTN could still target Indian market


July 23rd, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, July 23 (IANS) South African telecom giant MTN suffered a setback with a four percent drop in its share price Monday after a potential deal with Reliance Communications was ... Read more...

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Three drown in Yamuna in Delhi


June 30th, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Two men who did not know swimming jumped into the Yamuna here Monday to save two boys from drowning but one of them died in the river ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up mobile phone tower in Chhattisgarh


June 14th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 14 (IANS) In a first incident of its kind in Chhattisgarh, Maoist guerrillas blew up the communication tower of a mobile phone company in the state's restive southern region, the ... Read more...

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25 million pounds golden goodbye for Vodafone boss Arun Sarin


June 11th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Arun Sarin, the head of Britains biggest mobile phone company, could walk off with more than 25 million pounds after announcing his unexpected departure from the group. ... Read more...

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Sarin helps Vodafone become part of biggest US mobile firm


June 6th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London/New York, June 6 (IANS) In what could be outgoing Vodafone chief executive Arun Sarin's swansong, the British company has concluded a $28 billion deal that makes it part of what has ... Read more...

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