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China online mobile phone sales soar


September 21st, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) About 10 percent of Chinese consumers now buy mobile phones online and their number is rising rapidly, a study has found.About 30 million mobile phones are ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Ek Tha Tiger’ most watched video on mobiles


September 21st, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A month after its release, Salman Khan's "Ek Tha Tiger" is still creating records. The film has become the longest standing movie to be featured ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China sees soaring smartphone market


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) China's smartphone market saw its sales volume soar to 38.19 million units in the second quarter, according to a report released Monday by market researcher Analysys ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Government lifts restriction on SMS


August 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The restrictions imposed on sending bulk SMSes and MMSes, imposed in the wake of nationwide rumours of attacks on persons of northeastern states, was Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rajasthan panchayat bars girls from carrying cell phones


August 25th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 25 (IANS) After girls in a Uttar Pradesh village were banned from using mobile phones about a month ago, a village panchayat in Rajasthan has prohibited minor girls ... Read more...

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After SMSes, Tamil Nadu women see red in mehendi


August 20th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Rumour mills are working overtime these days on mobile phones and social media. They are targeting women in some parts of Tamil Nadu to make them ... Read more...

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Brothers duo promotes New York toilet paper ads


August 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Promotion of toilet paper ads has been introduced by two brothers who are located in New York City. The two are specifically located at a place ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Cops mugged, robbed by villagers in Siberia


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Local residents angry at an inspection beat up and mugged and shot at drug control policemen in Russia's Siberia region, officials said Monday.Three officers of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan restricts phone service for safe Eid


August 20th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan will temporarily shut the mobile phone services in some cities during the Eid celebrations Monday to thwart possible terror attacks.The militants always use mobile phones ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Shanghai police rank beggars


August 19th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Police in Shanghai have publicised an online ranking list of beggars in an attempt to expose the most frequently caught beggars on the city's busy Metro ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Thousands of fleeing northeastern people reach Guwahati


August 18th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 18 (IANS) Frustration and despair etched on their faces at leaving their jobs, thousands of people from the northeast, mostly youth, arrived in Guwahati Saturday on the three ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hacker claims security flaw with Apple’s iPhone


August 18th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 18 (IANS) A hacker Friday revealed a security flaw that he claimed could make Apple's iPhone particularly vulnerable to text message cheating.The flaw has existed since iPhone ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mobiles fall silent in Kashmir


August 15th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Cell phones across Kashmir Valley fell silent Wednesday morning as official functions to celebrate the country's 66th Independence Day started here.Mobile phones from various service ... Read more...

Posted in National |

77 go to jail for exam fraud


August 14th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 14 (IANS) Seventy-seven people, including some parents, have been sent to prison in Bihar for allegedly helping students to cheat in an exam for government jobs, police said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

CPI-M slams UPA’s idea of ‘Har Hath Mein Phone’


August 12th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government's proposal to give mobile phones to every below-poverty line family in the country was a "cruel joke", the CPI-M Sunday said. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fake doctor arrested for stealing mobile phones


August 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With his dreams of becoming a doctor and leading a lavish life shattered by financial constraints, this Delhi resident posed as a "doctor" at two ... Read more...

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China exported 457 mn mobile phones


August 9th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China, the world's biggest mobile phone manufacturer, has exported about 457 million mobile phones in the first half of the year, up by 17.7 percent year-on-year, ... Read more...

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Four Garo rebels arrested in Meghalaya


August 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 6 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Monday arrested four Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, officials said.All the four rebels were ... Read more...

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Islamabad civic body goes on austerity drive


August 1st, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) As part of measures to cope with the unremitting financial crises it is facing, the Islamabad's civic body has decided to take back all vehicles and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jailor shot at, escapes unhurt


July 27th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) A jail official was shot at by unidentified criminals in the Bihar capital Friday but he escaped unhurt, police said.Amarjeet Singh of Beur Jail was fired ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan court bans ‘extremist’ rap song


July 25th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in the Kyrgyz city of Osh, where violent ethnic clashes claimed hundreds of lives in 2010, has banned an Uzbek-language rap song for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

80 percent of Bangladeshi farmers own mobiles


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Around 80 percent of farmers in Bangladesh now own mobile phones which they use to estimate the market demand for their crops, the World Bank has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Over 5,000 dacoits held in Karachi in 2012


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) At least 5,132 suspected dacoits have been arrested in this Pakistani port city in the first six months of this year, police said.Police have busted a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

What Pranab Mukherjee will earn


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) As president, Pranab Mukherjee will draw a salary of Rs.1.5 lakh a month.He will get to stay in the imposing Rashtrapati Bhavan, and have ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

39 held in Karachi for various crimes


July 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 21 (IANS) Police in Pakistan's port city of Karachi conducted raids in many areas and arrested 39 people allegedly involved in robbery and extortion, Geo News reported Saturday.Police ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Simple coating to keep you car clean for ages


July 20th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 20 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new coating that has many potential applications - keeping your car and mobile phones clean for ages and aircraft that need less ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sharad Yadav for action against caste panchayats


July 14th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Slamming Taliban-style diktats by a caste panchayat in Uttar Pradesh against women, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav deamnded action against such "unconstitutional" groups.Talking ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shankar Mahadevan launches first digital talent hunt


July 13th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Composer Shankar Mahadevan Friday launched the first mobile and internet-based singing talent hunt - "MOBisur" - which allows participation from any part of the country.They can ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UP Khap diktat outrages women politicians, activists (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Reacting to the decision of a Khap panchayat (community council) in an Uttar Pradesh village - banning love marriages and restricting movement of women ... Read more...

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Panchayat’s diktat has no place in democratic society: Chidambaram


July 13th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said here Friday that the "Taliban-style" diktat by a khap panchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat region, forbidding women from using ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malaysia raids football gambling syndicates


July 5th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 5 (IANS) Malaysia police conducted almost 150 raids on illegal betting rings and detained 100 people involved in gambling during the European championship, local media reported Thursday.Malaysian ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka records rise in rapes of children


July 5th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka has seen a rise in the number of underage children being raped or abused this year, the police said Thursday.Over 700 incidents of rape ... Read more...

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Sexting teenagers more likely to have sex


July 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Beware parents! Teenagers are sexting nude pictures of themselves far more than previously thought, as a study in seven US schools has revealed nearly a third ... Read more...

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Making calls least popular smartphone function


June 30th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Mobile phones began life as machines built for talking - but now, actually making calls is one of their least popular functions.Smartphone owners now spend ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Handwriting dying a slow death


June 24th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) The art of handwriting seems to be dying a slow but sure death, thanks to our overwhelming reliance on computers and mobile phones for sending messages. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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