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Anti-Islam film protests grip Pakistan; one killed (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was gunned down Friday when a demonstration against an anti-Islam film turned violent in Peshawar. Pakistan summoned a US diplomat to lodge an official ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

One dead as Pakistan protests anti-Islam film (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was gunned down Friday when a demonstration against an anti-Islam film turned violent in Peshawar. US Charge D'Affaires Richard Hoagland was summoned to Pakistan's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

One dead in anti-Islam film protest in Pakistan


September 21st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was fatally shot while demonstrators set ablaze two cinema halls in Pakistan's Peshawar city during a protest against an anti-Islam film, police said.The demonstrators ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mother’s weekly work is worth 37,000 pounds a year


July 21st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A mother is worth a salary of 37,000 pounds a year for her 71-hour week, a media report said Thursday quoting a study. The typical mum spends ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit security experts raise concern over Huawei’s links to Chinese military


March 6th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): US officials have raised concerns about Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, a former member of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Security, after British Business Secretary Vince Cable backed a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese telecom giant offers to install free mobile phone network on London Tube


February 21st, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.21 (ANI): Chinese telecom firm Huawei has offered to install a mobile phone network worth 50 million pounds on the London Underground train system for free.London Mayor Boris Johnson has backed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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 |

Prisoners in Andhra jails to get phone facility


February 11th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Prisoners in Andhra Pradesh will soon be able to get in touch with family members through telephone.Concerned over the increasing incidents of seizure of mobile phones in jails, ... Read more...

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iPhone swipe enough to pay for your shopping


January 27th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Technology will now enable people to make purchases by swiping their mobile phone across a till scanner-to be rolled out this summer.Consumers will be able to buy ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Soon, you could ’swipe’ your iPhone instead of a credit card!


January 27th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): There's plenty you can do with them - play music, send pictures and what not - but soon, you could be using your iPhones for shopping.Barclaycard and the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kindle best-selling gadget in Britain, US


January 1st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Kindle, that allows users to download and read digital copies of books and newspapers, is the most popular product of all time on Amazon - selling an estimated ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

BSNL connects Himachal’s remote valley with mobile network


September 28th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 28 (IANS) State-owned cellular operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Tuesday connected Himachal Pradesh's remote Miyar Valley with the mobile phone network, an official said. "The mobile services began with the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Samsung unveils Galaxy to challenge Apple’s iPad


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Apple faces a heavy blow to its iPad after Samsung unveiled its own device, rumoured to have half its price. The Samsung Galaxy Tab(let) is smaller than the iPad, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

What 3G telephony promises the Indian consumer


May 20th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) YouTube experience on your mobile phone, video chats, internet TV, streaming music and near-instant data transfers -- these are some of the numerous applications Indian consumers can ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Telecom watchdog wants operators to pay for unused spectrum


May 11th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India's telecom watchdog Tuesday suggested a one-time levy on unused radio spectrum with service providers based on the price derived from the auction for 3G frequency that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Satellite navigation, mobile phone network can enhance trains’ safety


April 24th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Satellite navigation and mobile telephone network can be used to improve the safety of trains, a Spanish engineer has suggested.Jon Mikel Rubina puts forward alternative economical telematics for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Quake, tsunami kill at least 214 people in Chile (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2010 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 28 (DPA) An 8.8-magnitude quake and a resulting tsunami killed at least 214 people in Chile, Chilean Interior Minister Edmundo Perez Yoma has said. "This was a cataclysm of immense ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Toll in Chile quake rises to 76 (Fourth Lead)


February 27th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 27 (DPA) Chilean authorities reported that at least 76 people had been killed in an 8.8-point earthquake that also inflicted major damage on the South American country early Saturday. "There are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Monitoring rainfall more accurately with mobile phone towers


February 3rd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Researchers have been able to measure rainfall more accurately using data supplied by a mobile telecom company. In the future, this could be combined with intelligent control systems ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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 |

More than 100 killed in Baghdad blasts (Lead)


December 8th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 8 (DPA) At least 100 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in four powerful bomb explosions in central Baghdad Tuesday morning. It was one of the bloodiest attacks in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dozens killed in Baghdad bombings


December 8th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 8 (DPA) At least four bombs exploded in central Baghdad Tuesday morning, killing dozens of people, according to reports. Initial accounts from witnesses reported 42 dead and 90 wounded. The al-Arabiya ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blackout leaves 40 million Brazilians in the dark


November 11th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Nov 11 (DPA) A blackout spreading across nine states of southern and central Brazil was caused by a failure at a hydroelectric dam, the country's energy minister said. The power ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Opposition guns for Raja over spectrum allotment (Lead)


October 23rd, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The alleged irregularity in allotting wireless radio spectrum to telecommunication firms, which is said to have caused a Rs.22,000-crore loss to the public exchequer, has given ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mobile phone to verify your Indian identity: Nilekani (Lead)


September 26th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Move over passport and PAN card! Identity authentication at banks, gas connection centres or while providing rural jobs will just be an SMS away, Unique Identification Authority ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mobile phone to authenticate your identity: Nilekani


September 26th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Move over passport and PAN card! Now the mobile phone will be used to verify your credentials, for authentication at banks, gas connection centres or while providing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Controversy dogs Kris Allen’s American Idol win


May 27th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Controversy overshadows the win by Kris Allen in the popular American television talent show American Idol, following revelations employees of communications carrier AT&T helped his supporters vote in the finale. The accusations ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Coming soon, Harry Potter-style tracking device


May 10th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): Trials of a Harry Potter-inspired tracking device which can monitor movements of family members through their mobile phones have been completed.Microsoft's Whereabouts Clock features a screen which has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hasina wants white paper on corruption during Zia’s term


February 12th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 12 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wants a white paper published on corruption during the 2001-06 tenure of her main political rival Khaleda Zia. "Of course, the white papers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dhaka asks US for money siphoned off by Zia’s son


February 3rd, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 3 (IANS) Bangladesh has sought from the US the money that was allegedly stashed away by opposition leader Khaleda Zia's businessman son in a telecom deal signed during her tenure. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Zia’s son figures in Siemens bribery scandal


December 23rd, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 23 (IANS) In a scandal that could be embarrassing in the run-up to the parliamentary polls, former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia's son has been accused of facilitating the entry ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Etisalat ratings unaffected after its India plans


September 24th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 24 (IANS) Ratings and outlook for the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) leading telecom services provider Etisalat remained unaffected after it announced plans to enter the booming Indian market.Standard & Poor's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Etisalat buys stake in Swan Telecom, to enter Indian market (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 23rd, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai/New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Middle East's largest telecom services provider Etisalat is set to enter the booming Indian market after it bought a stake in the newly licensed Indian operator, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mobile phone network jammed in blast-hit Delhi


September 13th, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) With six serial blasts ripping through the teeming national capital Saturday, mobile phone networks were jammed, as people were frantically trying to know about the well-being of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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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