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Landslide destroys power lines in central Fiji


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Suva, April 2 (IANS) Fiji witnessed destruction of power lines Monday due to landslides, the Fiji Electricity Authority (FEA) said, adding its only electricity provider will ration power supply.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PPPs to boost infrastructure industry: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Public private partnerships (PPPs) are likely to boost the infrastructure industry with almost 50 percent of the Planning Commission's projected investment requirement during the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cuba expands phone connections


December 28th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) The number of telephone connections in Cuba increased 18.5 percent this year to 2.4 million, official daily Juventud Rebelde said Tuesday.The state phone company, ETESCA, installed ... Read more...

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Six men held for cheating on pretext of giving loans


November 18th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Six men were arrested for cheating various people on the pretext of providing them credit cards, cheap loans and placement in a gigolo club, police ... Read more...

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Village where BSNL phones do not ring


September 7th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chitkul (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 7 (IANS) Telephones do not ring in this remote, picturesque village in Himachal Pradesh.It's being one year since the villagers close to the China border in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ex-Costa Rican president sent to five years in prison


April 28th, 2011 - 8:26 am ICT by IANS
San Jose, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Costa Rica's former president Miguel Angel Rodriguez has been sentenced to five years in prison for taking kickbacks for granting a lucrative contract to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Telecom operators to seek six months to re-verify connections


October 14th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Telecom service providers will seek an extension of six months to re-verify customer details of an estimated 700 million mobile connections across the country, a senior official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China has world’s largest internet users


October 7th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 7 (IANS) China has the world's largest number of internet users, which stood at 420 million by the end of June, up 36 million from December last year, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

A third of the Chinese population uses internet


July 16th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) The number of Chinese people who use the internet has gone up to 420 million - about a third of the populaton - boosted by the rising number ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il’s luxury trains


May 7th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): North Korean leader Kim Jong-il enjoys traveling in style, and according to the Christian Science Monitor (CSM), has six armoured luxury trains to move around in, especially when ... Read more...

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Teledensity in India touches 51.05 percent


March 29th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) India's telecom density has risen to 51.05 percent after 18.76 million new phone connections were added in February this year, the telecom regulator said here Monday. In January, ... Read more...

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Another spectacular year for telecom industry (Flashback 2009)


December 29th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Despite overall showdown and hiccups in allocation of spectrum to new and existing players, the Indian telecom industry had an awesome run in 2009, ... Read more...

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Kashmir residents object to ban on pre-paid mobile connections


October 31st, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 31(ANI): Residents of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday objected to the Union Government's decision to ban pre-paid mobile connections in the State, saying they would difficulties as a result.On ... Read more...

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Govt. to ban pre-paid cell-phone connections in Jammu and Kashmir: Chidambaram


October 30th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.30 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said that pre-paid cell-phone connections would be banned in Jammu and Kashmir for security reasons.The Home Ministry has decided not ... Read more...

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India gets 15 mn new telephone connections


September 23rd, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The growth in the addition to India's telecom subscriber base soared in August, after declining consistently since March. While March saw a record 15.87 million new phone connections ... Read more...

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Kashmir cell service providers overlook security for sales


September 4th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Jammu, Sep 4 (IANS) The startling discovery of guerrillas getting mobile phone SIM cards on fake documents has set off alarm bells for security and intelligence agencies in Jammu and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Don’t stifle basic mobile telecom to push 3G services’


July 26th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Pupul Dutta New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The growth of India's mobile telephone industry can suffer if the government continues to link the allocation of radio spectrum for service providers to ... Read more...

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India adds record 15.6 mn new phone users in March (Second Lead)


April 22nd, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Showing no signs of any slowdown and backed by heavy rural demand, India added a record 15.87 million new phone connections in March, to take its ... Read more...

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India adds record 15.6 mn new phone users in March (Lead)


April 22nd, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Showing no signs of any slowdown and backed by heavy rural demand, India added a record 15.87 million new phone connections in March, to take its telecom ... Read more...

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Eight arrested in Delhi for impersonating cops, lawyers


December 13th, 2008 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Eight people have been arrested for impersonating policemen and lawyers and threatening those who owed money to mobile phone companies and multinational banks, the police said Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Issue mobile user card with every phone connection: CII


December 10th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The government should issue mobile user card to every customer through post offices to avoid the misuse of phone connections by terrorists and other miscreants, an industry ... Read more...

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Over nine million phone connections added in July


August 25th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) More than nine million phone connections were added last month, taking the number of phone users in the country to some 333.84 million, the telecom watchdog said ... Read more...

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BSNL’s landline for Rs.20 in rural Uttar Pradesh


July 21st, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 21 (IANS) The state-owned telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) will now provide basic phone connections in rural Uttar Pradesh at monthly instalments of Rs.20, a top company official ... Read more...

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Deposed Pak Chief Justice vows to fight till the end


November 15th, 2007 - 2:54 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 15 (ANI): Deposed Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has resolved to stand shoulder to shoulder with the legal fraternity in their struggle for the return of rule of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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