Mobile phone

Tamil Nadu bans mobile phones in schools, minister says defying ban would cost handsets

School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi's warning came a day after the schools for classes 1 to 10 re-opened on Monday.

published on : 14th June 2022

Coimbatore police highlight the traps of loan apps

The police said there are over 300 apps offering instant loans. After the loan is processed, they will start harassing the borrowers using their personal data.

published on : 8th May 2022

Students write exam using mobile flashlights at govt-run Maharajas College in Kerala

Power outage sees invigilators allow students to write exam with the help of mobile flashlights at the prestigious Maharajas College.

published on : 12th April 2022

Youth resorts to thefts for recharging girlfriends' phones

Police interrogation revealed that the duo used to steal construction materials, including iron rods and metal sheets, and sell them at an iron garage.

published on : 5th April 2022

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published on : 21st February 2022

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

Railway staffer’s phone snatched in Hyderabad MMTS train

The victim, a resident of Lingampally, was on her way home after completing work and was travelling in the ladies compartment of the train.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Anatomy department professor of Srinagar Medical College in Uttarakhand caught stealing students' mobile phones 

The theft reportedly came to light when CCTV footages showed him stealing the mobile phone of an MBBS student while the latter was writing an exam.

published on : 21st December 2021

Mobile phone exports increased from USD 0.2 billion in 2017-18 to USD 1.7 billion in 2021

Phased Manufacturing Programme (PMP) has been notified to promote domestic value addition in mobile phones and their sub-assemblies / parts manufacturing.

published on : 17th December 2021

Boy in coma, mobile games blamed   

An 11-year-old boy went into comatose, which doctors suspect could be consequent to his mobile phone addiction.  

published on : 6th December 2021

Samsung starts producing mobile phones in Pakistan: Report

Subzwari headed a delegation of members of the Senate panel which visited Samsung's production unit on Tuesday where the company's top managers briefed them on the issue.

published on : 1st December 2021

9 arrested in Hyderabad for looting mobiles

Mobiles phones and two vehicles worth 12 lakhs were recovered from the accused who are habitual offenders said the police.

published on : 26th November 2021

Two youths arrested for filming a woman in trial room at a mall

As the woman was trying on clothes she noticed a mobile phone from above the partition and raised the alarm. 

published on : 5th November 2021

Gang held for robbing mridangam artist of mobile phone, gold chain in Ernakulam

The gang then decamped with a gold chain weighing two-and-a-half sovereigns and a mobile phone.

published on : 25th October 2021

In Kerala, mobile phones are now 25 years old

Escotel, which pioneered the mobile phone revolution in the State, has slowly given away to other internet service providers.

published on : 17th September 2021
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