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Chidambaram reviews security in Kashmir


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 23 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday reviewed the law and order situation in the state.The minister was on ... Read more...

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Milind Deora takes office in telecom ministry


July 13th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Assuming office Wednesday as the new minister of state for communications and information technology, Milind Deora said increasing the penetration of telephone services in ... Read more...

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British call centre to return home from costly Mumbai


July 4th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) A British call centre operating from Mumbai has decided to pack up and return home, after finding the Indian business capital just too expensive to carry ... Read more...

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Taliban threat shuts mobile networks in Afghanistan’s Helmand province


March 24th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): All mobile companies in Afghanistan's Helmand province have switched of their networks after a Taliban threat.Helmand has been at the centre of Nato's effort to fight the ... Read more...

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Brazil rains: Death toll rises to 610 (Lead)


January 16th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 16 (IANS/EFE) The death toll from the heavy downpour in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has risen to 610, as the search for victims and survivors ... Read more...

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Death toll in Brazil rains rises to 549


January 16th, 2011 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 16 (IANS/EFE) The death toll from the heavy downpour in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has risen to 549, as the search for victims and survivors ... Read more...

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GSLV launch suffers technical failure at Stage One


December 25th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec 25 (ANI): The launch of India's latest communication satellite GSAT-5P on board GSLV-F06 vehicle from the Sriharikota rocket launch centre in Tamil Nadu failed on Saturday due to technical ... Read more...

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Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal assures action against erring telecom firms


November 29th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.29 (ANI): Telecom minister Kapil Sibal on Monday said notices will be served and a thorough probe will be conducted on all firms for suppressing facts and also for ... Read more...

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Sibal promises action against errant telecom firms (Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said notices will be served on all firms that suppressed facts to buy licences and airwaves for mobile phone services in the ... Read more...

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Notices soon on errant telecom companies: Sibal


November 29th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The government will issue notices to companies that supressed facts while securing licences and airwaves for second generation (2G) telecom services in the country between 2006 and ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel has 200 million customers: Mittal


November 18th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharti Airtel, on Thursday announced that the company has crossed the significant milestone of 200 million customers in the year ... Read more...

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Carnival Splendor Left Stranded Near Coast Of Mexico


November 9th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Carnival Splendor, the largest ship of the noted Carnival Cruise Lines caught fire early morning today and thereafter the gigantic vessel was left motionless near ... Read more...

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Gopal Das new CMD of BSNL


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Gopal Das is the new chairman and managing director (CMD) of the state-run telephone services provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam limited (BSNL). "After a good old journey of more ... 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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Mobile services for Amarnath pilgrims from this year: Sachin Pilot


May 19th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology (IT) Sachil Pilot said the mobile connectivity to Amarnath pilgrims at the height of 13,500 ft. will be ... Read more...

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Sachin Pilot promises mobile services for Amarnath pilgrims


May 19th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Minister of State for Communications and IT, Sachin Pilot has said that the mobile connectivity to Amarnath pilgrims at the height of 13,500 ft. will be provided ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department issues travel warning for Thailand


May 15th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States on Saturday issued a travel warning for Thailand as violence continues to grip the country's capital.The U.S. State Department warned U.S. citizens against traveling ... Read more...

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38 dead, over 100 injured in West Bengal storm (Second Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) At least 38 people were killed, over 100 injured and more than one lakh houses destroyed when a heavy cyclone hit West Bengal's North Dinajpur district, disrupting power ... Read more...

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UTStarcom to support BSNL’s IPTV roll-out


May 26th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) UTStarcom, a US-based network solutions provider, Tuesday said it will support state-run telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) to roll out IPTV (Internet protocol television) services. ... Read more...

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Thousands trapped in Sri Lanka combat zone need food, medicines: ICRC


April 30th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Thousands of civilians, including women, children and the elderly, many of them wounded and sick, remain trapped and at risk in the no-fire zone in Sri Lanka, ... Read more...

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Heavy rain in Himachal Pradesh, 33 killed


September 20th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Sept 20 (ANI): At least 33 people have been killed and many injured in heavy rains that continued for third consecutive day in Himachal Pradesh today. Kulu and Manali Districts ... Read more...

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Apex court asks Tata, Reliance to pay access deficit charges


April 30th, 2008 - 9:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Observing that Tata Teleservices' 'Walky' and Reliance Communication's 'Unlimited Cordless' telephone services fall in the category of "limited mobile telephony services", the Supreme Court Wednesday ruled that ... Read more...

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Ecuador faces worst flooding in decades, 3 mn people affected


February 24th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
Quito (Ecuador), Feb 24 (IANS) More than three million people, who make up a quarter of Ecuador's population, have been afflicted by the worst floods the Andean nation has known for decades, ... Read more...

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Telephone cable thefts on the rise in Himachal


February 17th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
Shimla, Feb 17 (IANS) There has been a sharp rise in the theft of telephone cables in the Himachal Pradesh countryside, particularly the rural area of Shimla district. "Telephone cables worth Rs.450,000 ... Read more...

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