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New visa regime to top India-Pakistan talks


September 5th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) India and Pakistan will discuss the roadmap of bilateral relations when their foreign ministers meet in Islamabad Saturday, with a new visa regime likely ... Read more...

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Krishna, Khar to hold talks Sep 8, visa pact uncertain


August 31st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will hold talks with his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar in Islamabad Sep 8, but it's not yet clear ... Read more...

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Want to hold a party? Use free invitation online tool


February 17th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 17 (IANS) For those who party often and find it difficult to send out invitations, Leap Software Solutions Private Limited. has begun providing a free online invitation ... Read more...

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Quit, says SMS sent to 150 Pakistani MPs


November 20th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) As many as 150 Pakistani parliamentarians have received anonymous SMS messages that threatens they will be killed if they don't quit, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said.Malik ... Read more...

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Pakistani ban on 1,000 words lampooned


November 19th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) A government move to ban the use of more than 1,000 "derogatory" words in SMS messages has run into a wall of furious netizens.On micro blogging ... Read more...

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Telecom firms should bar pesky calls, SMSes: TRAI


November 18th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Telecom service providers need to take steps to completely eradicate the menace of unsolicited commercial calls and messages, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) ... Read more...

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Campaign on anti-graft bill in Sibal’s constituency


July 21st, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A voluntary group Thursday started a campaign to popularise the anti-corruption Jan Lokpal bill in central Delhi's Chandini Chowk, the parliamentary constituency of union minister ... Read more...

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Person’s Twitter ‘accent’ can reveal where they are from


January 8th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Just as a person's accent is a dead giveaway of his region, the way a user writes on Twitter too can indicate his whereabouts.Jacob Eisenstein and his colleagues ... Read more...

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ICC asks tainted Pak trio’s lawyers to return “evidence” given to them after SMS leaks


November 24th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 24 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked lawyers representing the three suspended Pakistan players to return the evidence and other documentation provided to them as part of the ... Read more...

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Woman wins China’s first cyber homosexual harassment case


October 1st, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) A 34-year-old woman has won 80,000 yuan ($12,000) in compensation after being harassed online by a lesbian, in what is being termed as China's first case of cyber ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Crooks cheating holiday planners on Facebook


September 21st, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) Online cheats are hacking into accounts of people who post their holiday plans on Facebook and are posing as their friends to cheat them of their money, ... Read more...

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Women, African Americans, Southerners in US talk and text the most


August 25th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): A survey on cell phone usage across the United States has revealed that women, African Americans and Southerners are the people who talk and text the most.According to ... Read more...

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RIM talks tough as Canadian government, media back BlackBerry (Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) The Canadian government and media have fully backed the security features of BlackBerry that have concerned countries like India, UAE and Saudi Arabia, even as the ... Read more...

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Solution on Blackberry security soon but no intention to snoop: Minister


August 4th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Minister of State for Communications Sachin Pilot Wednesday hoped a solution wil be found soon to access encrypted e-mails and SMS messages sent on Blackberry devices under ... Read more...

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Venezuelan police arrest two for spreading banking rumor tweets


July 12th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Caracas, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Venezuelan authorities have confirmed that they have arrested two people for spreading false rumors about the banking system of the country on the popular social ... Read more...

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No cellphone cards for under 18s in Bangladesh


March 11th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 11 (IANS) Those below 18 years of age will not be able to purchase cellphone cards under the new rules being enforced by the Bangladesh government. "Over 200,000 mobile phone ... Read more...

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Mobile subscriptions to reach 5bn this year, says UN agency


February 16th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A UN agency has revealed that the number of cell phone subscribers will go up to five billion this year with the growth of smartphones in developed nations ... Read more...

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Mobile phones to top 5 billion this year


February 16th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 16 (IANS) Global demand for mobile telephones remains strong, despite the economic crisis, with the number of individual mobile cellular subscriptions likely to top 5 billion this year, according ... Read more...

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Sonal Mehta, ‘Rann’ producers to make out-of-court settlement?


January 26th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) "Rann" co-producer Madhu Mantena says they will make an out-of-court settlement with freelance journalist and author Sonal Mehta who has taken director Ram Gopal ... Read more...

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Now, mobile phones to warn of bushfires!


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, January 22 (ANI): A team of University of Adelaide researchers, using mobile communications technology, is developing a new, low-cost bushfire detection and monitoring system.The same technology used to send SMS messages ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Watch YouTube to crack CAT, IIMs tell aspirants


November 25th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have asked the aspirants seeking a place in the elite B-Schools to watch the YouTube to get assistance in cracking ... Read more...

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India celebrates Diwali, 32 die in Tamil Nadu (Roundup)


October 17th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated across India Saturday with prayers, fireworks and frenzied shopping but it was marred by tragedy in Tamil Nadu. ... Read more...

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Delhiites begin Diwali with prayers, crackers


October 17th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Adorned in new clothes, Delhiites Saturday began their Diwali celebrations with firecrackers, greetings, sweets and prayers for prosperity. Many thronged temples, distributed sweets and sent "Happy Diwali" greetings ... Read more...

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UAE uses SMS to raise awareness about swine flu


September 21st, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates health ministry is sending mobile phone SMSes to the public to raise awareness about the precautionary measures against influenza A (H1N1), WAM news agency ... Read more...

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Haryana to penalise objectionable SMSes during assembly polls


September 7th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 7 (IANS) Sending objectionable SMS messages ahead of the assembly polls in Haryana next month will invite penal action. Haryana's Chief Electoral Officer Sajjan Singh said Monday that the Election Commission ... Read more...

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iPhone Software Update 3.0.1: To Fix SMS Flaw


August 1st, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
Here is the latest update from the Apple camp regarding the fate of the security loopholes that had been detected in the latest iPhone ranges. The initial announcements by the company had ... Read more...

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Holidaying Brits prefer ‘emotional’ postcards to texts to keep in touch


July 30th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): A new survey has shown that most Brits on holiday prefer to stick to the traditional postcard to tell family and friends what they have been up to.The ... Read more...

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SMSs could hand-over iPhone control to hackers


July 30th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Few SMS messages can make it possible for hackers to control your iPhone, according to two researchers.Security experts Charlie Miller and Collin Mulliner have found a flaw ... Read more...

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Pakistani interior minister on the way out?


July 22nd, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik could be on the way out with the name of Raza Rabbani, a senior leader of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) ... Read more...

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Differences again emerge between Pakistani president, PM


July 21st, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) The simmering differences between Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Asif Ali Zardari have once again come to the fore with tit-for-tat cancellations by the ... Read more...

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Nabbed Indian militant talked daily with boss in Pakistan: Dhaka


July 19th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 19 (IANS) Indian national Mufti Obaidullah, a terrorist posing as a teacher since 1995, sent SMS messages in Persian, using English alphabets to his Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) boss and spoke ... Read more...

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Pakistans 30 plus two questions for India


February 24th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.24 (ANI): Following are the thirty plus two questions asked of the Indian Government by Pakistan''s Interior Minister Rehman Malik in connection with the November 26, 2008 terror attacks on ... Read more...

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Computerised aids make writing easier for aphasics


February 4th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) There is some hope for aphasics who have virtually lost the capacity to speak, read or write, even though their intellectual ability remains intact, after a stroke or ... Read more...

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Amber Hagerman tragedy leads to AMBER Alert program


September 30th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Back in 1996, Texas, a tragic story of 9-year-old girl Amber Hagerman. She was kidnapped while riding her bicycle and murdered. Her dead body was found four days later after abduction.The ... Read more...

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Who became ‘Crorepati’? Star Plus, Airtel told to shell out Rs.10 mn


September 12th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A consumer commission has imposed a fine of Rs.10 million on mobile service providers Airtel and entertainment TV channel Star Plus for "unfair trade practice" during the ... Read more...

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