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Stringent mobile radiation norms from Saturday


August 31st, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Stringent new radiation norms for mobile phone towers and mobile handsets will come into effect Sep 1 across the country, the government announced Friday, keeping ... Read more...

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Central, Delhi governments get notice on mobile phone towers


August 1st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the central and Delhi governments on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to bar installation of ... Read more...

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Notice to governments on mobile phone towers


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notices to the central and the Delhi governments on a plea to ban high-frequency mobile phone towers in ... Read more...

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Three held for conning people on mobile towers


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Three people were arrested here for duping several people on the pretext of installing mobile phone towers on the terraces of their homes, police said ... Read more...

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Mobile phone towers in Chandigarh homes to stay, for now (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) In a relief to the telecom service providers and mobile phone users, the Supreme Court Thursday ordered status quo thereby red-flagging the removal of 180 ... Read more...

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Mobile phone towers in Chandigarh homes to stay, for now


May 24th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) In a relief to the telecom service providers and mobile phone users, the Supreme Court Thursday ordered status quo thereby red-flagging the removal of 180 ... Read more...

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Maoists blast bridge, torch trucks in Bihar


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Patna, March 23 (IANS) Maoists blew up a bridge and an office and set ablaze six trucks in Bihar's Jamui district during their two-day strike to protest the arrest of ... Read more...

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Delhi mulls guidelines for cell phone towers


January 19th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) In the wake of complaints regarding health hazards of radiation from mobile phone towers, the Delhi government Wednesday said it will hold a meeting with ... Read more...

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Maoists torch machinery in Odisha


January 4th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 4 (IANS) Maoists Wednesday triggered a landmine blast and torched equipment of four mobile phone towers in two districts of Odisha, police said. No injury or loss of ... Read more...

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Two arrested for duping people


January 1st, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) A gang of fraudsters, who allegedly cheated people to the tune of Rs 55,00,000 on the pretext of setting up of mobile phone towers at ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane kills 33 in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; spares Andhra (Roundup)


December 30th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) At least 33 people were killed as cyclone Thane, with a wind speed of 140 kmph, hit the Tamil Nadu coast near Cuddalore Friday morning, leaving ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane kills 33 in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry (Fourth Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) At least 33 people were killed as cyclone Thane that hit the Tamil Nadu coast, with a wind speed of 140 kmph, Friday morning left a ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane kills 15 in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry (Third Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) Fifteen people were killed, thousands left homeless, and properties and crops were damaged when cyclone Thane, packing a wind speed of 140 kmph, hit the coast ... Read more...

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Maoists torch Odisha mobile phone towers’ equipment


December 17th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 17 (IANS) In separate incidents, the Maoists Saturday set ablaze equipment of as many as five mobile phone towers in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said.A group of rebels ... Read more...

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Mobile towers impacting biological systems of birds: Study


October 12th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Electromagnetic radiation (EMR) from mobile towers was interfering with the biological systems of birds, a study released by the environment ministry said Wednesday and called ... Read more...

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China has over 73 million 3G users


June 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) The number of 3G users in China topped 73.76 million by the end of May, authorities said.3G, or third-generation mobile telecommunications, is a generation of standards ... Read more...

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Maoists blast 2 mobile phone towers in Jharkhand


June 17th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 17 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up two mobile phone towers in Jharkhand's Palamau district during a 24-hour shutdown called by them to protest the arrest of one of ... Read more...

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Maoists torch two trucks in Bihar


June 17th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 17 (IANS) Maoists torched two trucks early Friday in Bihar's Gaya district during a 24-hour shutdown called by them to protest the arrest of one of their top ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up Jharkhand rail track


June 16th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 16 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blasted a rail track and a mobile phone tower in Jharkhand Thursday during a 24-hour shutdown called by them to protest the arrest of ... Read more...

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Maoists attack Bihar railway station (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 16 (IANS) Maoists Thursday set ablaze a portion of a railway station and blew up five mobile phone towers during a 24-hour shutdown called by them to protest ... Read more...

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Maoists strike Bihar railway station


June 16th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 16 (IANS) Maoists Thursday set ablaze a portion of a railway station and blew up four mobile phone towers during a 24-hour shut down called by them to ... Read more...

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Solar power systems to power cell phone towers


May 10th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Bangalore based Indo-Chinese joint venture ALTA-XinTong Solar Tech Pvt Ltd is in the process of finalising a deal to sell 2,000 solar systems to power mobile ... Read more...

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Five held for fake mobile tower offers


April 5th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Five men have been arrested here for duping several people across the country after promising them monthly rents of around Rs.70,000 if they installed mobile ... Read more...

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Maoists attack legislator’s house, blast another’s in Bihar


March 17th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 17 (IANS) Maoists attacked and ransacked a ruling Janata Dal (United)legislator's ancestral home and blasted another's house in Bihar's Gaya district, police said Thursday.Dozens of armed Maoists attacked ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up school, mobile phone tower in Bihar


March 16th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 16 (IANS) Maoists blasted a state-run school and a mobile phone tower in Bihar's Gaya district early Wednesday, police said.Armed guerrillas surrounded and blew up the school building ... Read more...

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Maoists torch vehicles, blast mobile tower in Bihar


March 15th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 15 (IANS) Protesting the killing of their two supporters in alleged fake police shootouts, Maoists Tuesday enforced a 24-hour strike, setting ablaze 10 vehicles and blasting two mobile ... Read more...

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Arrested Chinese sent to 10-day judicial remand


January 21st, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) Three Chinese nationals, arrested Monday after they crossed over to the Indian side of the Indo-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district, were Friday remanded to 10 days ... Read more...

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China seeks fair trial of its citizens held in India


January 20th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) China Thursday urged India to "properly handle" the issue of the detention of its three nationals held recently by Indian police for straying into Indian territory.Foreign Ministry Spokesman ... Read more...

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Three Chinese held for crossing into India


January 19th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) Three Chinese nationals were detained by the Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB) for crossing over into the Indian side of the Indo-Nepal border at Rupaidiha in Bahraich district of ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh starts sealing illegal cellphone towers


December 10th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 10 (IANS) The authorities in Raipur have begun sealing 144 mobile phone towers installed by cellular operators without obtaining permission, an official said Friday."There are a total 333 mobile towers ... Read more...

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Three cheats held in Punjab


November 28th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Nov 28 (IANS) Three people have been arrested in Punjab for running a bogus finance company that duped scores of people here, police said Sunday.Those arrested were identified as ... Read more...

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Maoist violence in Bihar - to protest Obama (Lead)


November 8th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 8 (IANS) Maoists in Bihar blew up a railway track and torched trucks and mobile phone towers Monday to protest against US President Barack Obama's visit to India. Two ... Read more...

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Protesting Obama visit, Maoists hit poll-bound Bihar


November 8th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 8 (IANS) Maoists in Bihar blew up a railway track and torched trucks and mobile phone towers to protest US President Barack Obama's visit to India. The violence comes ... Read more...

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Checks on radiation emission by mobile phone towers from Nov 16


October 30th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) A nationwide testing of radiation emitted by mobile phone towers will be conducted from Nov 16 by the telecom engineering resource monitoring (TERM) cells, Minister of State ... Read more...

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Govt. to monitor mobile tower radiation levels from Nov.16: Pilot


October 30th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.30 (ANI): The Union Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology, Sachin Pilot, said on Saturday that nationwide random testing of radiations emitted by mobile towers will commence from ... Read more...

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