Mobile Phone

From mobile phones to chips, Indian manufacturing enters golden era

According to data by ICEA, mobile phone exports made history by crossing the USD 10 billion thresholds for the first time in any fiscal year, reaching an estimated USD 11.12 billion in FY23.

published on : 28th May 2023

Telecom Department deactivates 2.25 lakh mobile numbers in Bihar & Jharkhand

The Telecom Service Providers have also blacklisted 517 Point of Sales (PoS) who have been prima facie found to be involved in unethical and illegal practices while issuing SIM cards.

published on : 10th May 2023

Fire at hospital cuts electric supply, operation conducted by torchlight 

The fire in the server rooms of the hospital also impacted the electrical systems at the College's SSB building on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

published on : 25th April 2023

Woman constable stops CP from entering exam centre with mobile

In the wake of Class X exam papers getting leaked, the CP went to a government school in Saroornagar to inspect the arrangements made there.

published on : 7th April 2023

Mobile phones, the new nemesis of politicians

In October last year when the attempt to poach BRS MLAs created a sensation, the police relied heavily on the call data on the phones of the emissaries.

published on : 7th April 2023

Anantapur tops in tracing lost phones using chatbot

Revealing information on the mobile phones recovered so far, the police officer said the department was able to trace around 476 mobile phones belonging to users from 15 States.

published on : 3rd April 2023

Take your eyes off your mobile phone, says inventor, 50 years on

The "Father of the cell phone," says the neat little device we all have in our pockets has almost boundless potential and could one day even help conquer disease.

published on : 30th March 2023

Coimbatore police begin probe into phones seized from prisoners

Seizure of prohibited items from prison inmates is punishable as per the Prisons Act - Section 45 (12) (Prison Offences- receiving, possessing or transferring any prohibited article).

published on : 18th March 2023

Tracking lost mobile phones, a herculean task in Vijayawada city

Vijayawada city reports five mobile missing complaints on an average and of them only 1 or 2 are being recovered

published on : 6th March 2023

Thief falls into well while fleeing after stealing mobile phones in girls hostel

One of the two thieves, Thota Charan, a B Tech first-year student in  a private college, had fallen into an agricultural well while fleeing with the booty.

published on : 23rd January 2023

1,040 lives lost in road accidents caused by use of mobile phone while driving: MoRTH report

A total of 4,12,432 road accidents occurred in 2021, which claimed 1,53,972 lives while 3,84,448 people were injured.

published on : 1st January 2023

Tihar jail inmate swallows mobile phone, hospitalised

"One inmate of Jail no.1, Tihar, swallowed a mobile phone when our staff approached him for search on suspicion," the DG said.

published on : 7th January 2022

Smartphones: The real revolution in India

The smartphone seems to be hampering the idea of a rational dialogue  to be fundamental in sustaining democratic norms.

published on : 21st April 2019

Kerala High Court says using mobile phone while you drive is not crime

The Division Bench said it is not possible to register a crime in the absence of a statutory provision to hold that it amounts to a dangerous act or affects public safety.

published on : 17th May 2018

Talking on mobile phones while driving in Rajasthan will cost you your license

In a bid to minimise road accidents, the Rajasthan High Court has passed an order directing authorities to suspend driving licenses of those who are found talking on their mobile phones while driving.

published on : 1st May 2018

NIA uses drones during raids at Srinagar Central Jail, recovers 25 mobile phones

A spokesman of NIA said 20 teams of the investigation agency assisted by J&K Police, CRPF and NSG commandos carried out an extensive search inside the Central Jail, Srinagar Monday.

published on : 12th March 2018

Government raises import tax on electronic items including mobile phones, move to hurt Apple

 India has increased the import tax on dozens of electronic products such as mobile phones and television sets, a government statement said, to help curb supplies from overseas.

published on : 15th December 2017

Mention last date for Aadhaar linkage, mobile firms and banks: Supreme Court

The court was told that the deadline for linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts was December 31 and for mobile phones was February 6.

published on : 3rd November 2017

Reliance Communications, Aircel call off mobile business merger

Legal and regulatory uncertainties, and various interventions by vested interests, have caused inordinate delays in receipt of relevant approvals after the September 2016 binding agreement.

published on : 2nd October 2017

Lesser talktime, higher bills for mobile phone users under GST regime

Under the Goods and Services Tax, telecom services would be taxed at 18 per cent compared to 15 per cent currently.

published on : 30th June 2017
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