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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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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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No ‘conclusive study’ to link cellular tower radiation with cancer: Medical experts


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) There are no conclusive scientific studies anywhere to prove low radiation emitted from cellular towers can cause cancer in human beings, and authorities must gear ... Read more...

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Rajasthan clerk held for spying for Pakistan


December 20th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old government clerk was arrested Monday in Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar district on charges of spying for Pakistan, police said.Pawan Sharma, was employed as a ... 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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For people in Imphal, the state is a failure


December 11th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 11 (IANS) Ibungochoubi Ningthoukhongjam, 49, owns five mobile phones, not because he is a gadget freak but to ensure he does not lose contact during an emergency, as ... Read more...

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Maoists blast school, attack police station in Jharkhand


December 6th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 6 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up a school, torched mobile towers and attacked a police station in two separate incidents in Jharkhand, police said Tuesday.According to police, the ... 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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Special forces, UAVs to be used against Maoists


August 30th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Specialised India Reserve Battalions would soon be raised to implement and safeguard various development projects in Maoist-affected areas and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) would also ... Read more...

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Issue of cross-border mobile signals to be taken up: Deora


August 24th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The department of telecommunications has asked the external affairs ministry to discuss with Islamabad and Dhaka the issue of mobile signals being available in Indian ... Read more...

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‘MTNL sharing infrastructure with private operators’


August 19th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) State-run Mahanagar Sanchar Nigam Limited (MTNL) is sharing its passive infrastructure, including mobile towers with Reliance Communications, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular and Aircel in ... 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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Stricter radiation norms soon for mobile handsets


June 5th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Concerned by the latest World Health Organisations (WHO) study linking mobile phone usage with brain tumours, Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology Sachin ... Read more...

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Man held for cheating on pretext of erecting phone towers


April 10th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) A 22-year-old man was arrested for cheating thousands of people across the country on the pretext of installing mobile towers of telecom companies on their ... 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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Chinese ambassador meets Uttar Pradesh officials


March 28th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) Chinese ambassador to India Zhang Yan Monday met Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Secretary Shashank Shekhar Singh amid speculation that he was here to highlight the case of ... Read more...

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Maoists blast school building in Bihar’s Gaya District


March 16th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Gaya, Mar 16 (ANI): Armed Maoists blew up a state-run school building and a control room of a mobile tower at two different places in Bihar's Gaya District last night.According to ... Read more...

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Maoists destroy mobile tower in Bihar’s Gaya District


March 15th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Gaya, Mar 15 (ANI): Armed Maoists destroyed two mobile towers and burnt a generator room near the Dumaria police station in Bihar's Gaya District late last night.According to sources, over 50 ultras ... Read more...

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Mobile towers come under watch


March 8th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 8 ( IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday said mobile towers will be allowed to be erected in forest areas of the state only if it is certified ... Read more...

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Unending violence instills fear among Manipuris


February 21st, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Feb 21 (ANI): Unabated militant-led violence, extortions, blasts and killings have created an atmosphere of insecurity among the people of Manipur.Militant outfits have also abducted people for ransom, instilling fear ... Read more...

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Mobile phone radiation poses health risks: Government panel


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Next time you chat away for hours on your mobile phone, think about the grave health risks from the emitted radiation. It causes loss of memory, lack ... Read more...

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Three Chinese held for photographing troopers’ camps


January 18th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 17 (IANS) Three Chinese nationals, including a woman, were held by paramilitary personnel after they were found taking the photographs of their camps along the Indo-Nepal border in ... Read more...

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A fourth of telecom towers non-compliant on emission norms: Minister


January 7th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delh, Jan 7 (IANS) As many as 130,728 telecom towers are yet to comply with the self certification norms on possible health-related effects of electromagnetic emissions even after six-month extension of ... Read more...

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Telecom BTS to face penalty for non-certification: Pilot


December 20th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Telecom and infrastructure companies whose base transceiver stations (BTS) do not have environmental clearance by Nov 15 will face a penalty of Rs.5 lakhs once the government ... 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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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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India to study impact of mobile towers on birds, bees


September 1st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India will study the harmful impact of mobile phone towers on birds and bees, with the environment ministry constituting a committee that is also tasked with formulating ... Read more...

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Gurgaon property certification goes online


August 24th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) The Gurgaon Municipal Corporation has gone online for issuing no objection certificates (NOCs) for the sale and purchase of immoveable property, an official said here Tuesday. He said people ... Read more...

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Police rescue kidnapped NRI, one held


August 14th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur, Aug 14 (IANS) The Punjab Police Saturday claimed to have rescued a 17-year-old Non Resident Indian, who holds US citizenship, from kidnappers in a village in Hoshiarpur district and arrested one ... Read more...

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Teenaged NRI boy abducted in Punjab


August 12th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) A non-resident Indian teenaged boy, who holds US citizenship, has been abducted in Punjab and his family has received a ransom demand of Rs.55 lakh for his release, ... Read more...

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North-East to have better mobile, broadband, postal connectivity: Sachin Pilot


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology, Sachin Pilot, who is on a two-day visit of Mizoram from July 21 to 22, today reviewed the ... Read more...

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Man kills brother, sister-in-law over property dispute


July 13th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), July 13 (IANS) A man shot dead his elder brother, the additional advocate general of Haryana, and sister-in-law over a property dispute, police here said Tuesday. Ankur Sura killed Sanjiv Sura, ... Read more...

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