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Facebook to ask users phone details


June 15th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Facebook will ask its more than 900 million users to provide it with their mobile phone numbers, Daily Mail reported Friday.The move is part of ... Read more...

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Aarushi case: Arguments on charges inconclusive (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 22 (IANS) The initial arguments to frame charges against Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, the parents of murdered teenager Aarushi, remained inconclusive in a Ghaziabad court Tuesday even as ... Read more...

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Amitabh’s prank rings wrong bells in Punjab


September 21st, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Their mobile phones are ringing thanks to "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC), but the calls have nothing to do with millions of rupees. A prank by ... Read more...

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Punjab voters’ lists to include mobile phone numbers


May 26th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Electoral rolls in Punjab will soon also list the mobile phone numbers of registered voters, a senior poll official said here Thursday.Punjab's Chief Electoral Officer ... Read more...

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MBA student lured young women — to rob them


May 11th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) An MBA student was arrested allegedly for luring young women through SMS on the pretext of forging friendship and then stealing their valuables, police said ... Read more...

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India’s 300 mn mobile phone ‘ghosts’ (Comment)


May 4th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
A few days ago, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the industry watchdog, said the country's mobile phone subscriber base had reached an astounding 812 million, adding 20 million ... Read more...

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Haryana consumers to get power bill on SMS


March 5th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 5 (IANS) Electricity consumers in Haryana can now get information about their power bills through an SMS, a state power distribution agency spokesman said Saturday."The electricity consumers may ... Read more...

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Telcos to meet government on number porting issues


March 4th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Telecom operators have been called for a meeting by the Department of Telecom (DoT) to resolve problems faced by customers while porting their numbers ... Read more...

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US teacher accused of conducting threesome with her students


February 14th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A teacher in the US has been accused of having a three-in-a-bed sex with two of her male students.Heidi Lewis, 41, slept with the two after she was ... Read more...

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Agro SMS service to answer farmers’ queries


February 12th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 12 (IANS) From basic technical knowhow to information on advanced techniques in agriculture -- farmers from various states are registering for an SMS service through which their queries will be ... Read more...

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Women at the centre of Berlusconi scandal being besieged by media


January 30th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): The sex scandal engulfing Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi seems to be deepening day by day and now the Italian press is besieging models and showgirls, alleged to ... Read more...

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Expert warns users ‘to remove address, mobile number from Facebook’


January 17th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 17 (ANI): A security expert has warned that users should remove their home addresses and phone numbers from their Facebook accounts.Graham Cluley said the website now gives third parties ... Read more...

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Engineering student held for morphing nude photos


December 10th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 10 (IANS) An engineering student was arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur town on charges of morphing nude photographs of a girl from Guwahati in Assam whom he had befriended on ... Read more...

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Indian-origin teacher jailed for sex with pupils


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A 37-year-old Indian-origin woman was sentenced to 16 months imprisonment for having sex with two teenaged students in Britain.Hina Patel, who worked as a classroom assistant and swimming ... Read more...

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‘Willing’ women give Tiger Woods ‘come on over’ calls at Oz Masters!


November 11th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 11 (ANI): Sex-scandal hit golfer Tiger Woods was taunted by two ladies during the opening round of the Australian Masters at Victoria Golf Club.The two women, dressed in white ... Read more...

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Four killed in Uttar Pradesh accident


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 2 (IANS) Four people were killed when a speeding truck spun out of the driver's control and rammed into their car in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district Tuesday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Website gives personal details of Shanghai firms’ bosses


October 25th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) The privacy of over 60,000 company bosses in China's Shanghai city is in peril after their personal details were displayed on a website.By typing the words "Shanghai company ... Read more...

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ICC asks Butt, Akmal for phone records during World Twenty20


September 9th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has now asked Pakistan captain Salman Butt and wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal to hand over their phone records during the World Twenty20 in ... Read more...

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Punjab’s new worry - militants not using mobiles


August 24th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Parminder Singh Bariana Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) Militants who are trying to re-group in Punjab have a new tactic to avoid capture - not using mobile phones, which, say ... Read more...

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Gibson was ‘abusive’ to me too, claims another woman


July 20th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Hollywood actor Mel Gibson, who has reportedly abused his ex- girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva, is being accused of the same charges by another woman who claims to have ... Read more...

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Brit traffic cop jailed for waiving women’s traffic tickets in exchange for sex


June 16th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): A British traffic cop has been put behind the bars for demanding sex from women drivers in exchange for letting them off driving offences.Predatory PC Jamie Slater, ... Read more...

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Oz researchers say mobile phone helped Mayawati win 2007 Uttar Pradesh elections


May 24th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Mobile phones are big business in India, and according to two Australian researchers evidence has emerged that this instrument played a very key role in helping ... Read more...

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NGO files plea before Gujarat riots commission


May 14th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 14 (IANS) Activist Teesta Setalvad of Mumbai-based NGO Citizens for Justice and Peace Friday filed an affidavit before the G.T. Nanavati-Akshay Mehta judicial enquiry commission providing details of the ... Read more...

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Police bust Indian-run sex racket in Kathmandu (Lead)


November 11th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 11 (IANS) Nepal police have busted a major call girl racket being run by an Indian with tentacles in major Indian metros and with audacious plans to expand ... Read more...

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Indian’s budding sex empire in Nepal busted


November 11th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 11 (IANS) Within a week of uncovering a Chinese sex workers' network here, Nepal police have now busted a budding sex empire run by an Indian with tentacles ... Read more...

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UK mobile networks asked to cut off sex trade before London Olympics


August 18th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.18 (ANI): City Hall chiefs have called on top phone companies to help crack down on prostitution and trafficking in the lead up to the 2012 London Olympics.The Telegraph quoted Kit ... Read more...

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Chandigarh colleges flout Reserve Bank norms


July 15th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) Two government colleges, flouting rules laid down by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), have asked students to write the contact details and mobile phone numbers ... Read more...

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Credit card cheat arrested


July 11th, 2009 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A 23-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly cheating more than 75 credit card holders of more than Rs.4 crore, police said Saturday. "Ravi Kumar Sindhu, ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks: 312 charges against 45 terrorists


April 20th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The police Monday filed before a special court 312 draft charges against 47 terrorists, including 35 Pakistanis and Ajmal Amir Kasab, accused in the Mumbai terror attacks. Special Public ... Read more...

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Warne bowled over by bushfire victim’s courage


April 9th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 9 (ANI): Cricket legend Shane Warne who saw much of Victoria's fire-devastated areas, has opened up about a friendship that he has forged with a young bushfire victim.Warne has already ... Read more...

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Cell phones, with a dark past, ring again in Nepal (Feature)


December 7th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 7 (IANS) On June 1, 2001 a shocking massacre in Nepal's tightly guarded royal palace wiped off the entire royal family and paved the way for the abolition of the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh power plant trespasser held, terror link suspected


September 14th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) A youth who trespassed into the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Unchahar plant in Rae Bareli district has been arrested and is being interrogated by officials of the ... Read more...

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‘Brussels the propaganda battlefield for Russia and Georgia’


August 18th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Away from battlefields of South Ossetia, enemies Georgia and Russia have been fighting a propaganda battle - run by PR agencies based in Brussels, a newspaper reported.And while ... Read more...

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Scottish hookers to get SMS of safety tips


June 9th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): A Scottish Government-funded body, which provides health and safety advice for prostitutes is compiling a data base of cell phone numbers so that they can send safety ... Read more...

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Now, pay LIC premium through mobile phone


May 8th, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has tied up with Corporation Bank to enable the bank's debit card holders pay the LIC policy premium using a mobile ... Read more...

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