Mobile phone

Stolen mobile phone racket busted, 6 held

Speaking about the network, a senior police officer said, “The arrested men are middlemen who purchase the gadgets from the offenders and sell them.

published on : 23rd October 2020

India's smartphone market hits record 50 million units in third quarter

Vivo had 17.6 per cent share (8.8 million units), while Realme had 17.4 per cent share (8.7 million units) and Oppo had 12.1 per cent share (6.1 million units) in the said quarter.

published on : 22nd October 2020

Gang loots Xiaomi mobile phones worth Rs 15 crore on highway to Bengaluru

A gang of eight persons waylaid a mobile phone-laden truck heading from Chennai towards Bengaluru and made away with Xiaomi mobile phones worth Rs 15 crore near Melumalai near Shoolagiri.

published on : 22nd October 2020

Smartphone makers line up lucrative offers ahead of online festive season

As Flipkart and Amazon are set to begin their respective  festive season sale this year, smartphone brands have decided to offer big discounts from their own end. 

published on : 16th October 2020

Mobile phone prices may rise by three per cent as government imposed duty on display imports: ICEA

The duty on display assembly and touch panel was proposed to be applied from October 1 under a phased manufacturing programme (PMP) announced in 2016 in consensus with the industry.

published on : 2nd October 2020

Chennai Police recover 1,100 missing mobile phones worth Rs 1.2 crore

It was an emotional moment for Ananda Priya, a college student from Korattur, when she got back her lost mobile phone.

published on : 19th September 2020

Mobile phones stolen from moving container

The SP said though robberies of this kind take place often in Chittoor and Kurnool, this is the first time that such an incident happened in a moving container. 

published on : 17th September 2020

Two held for cheating on pretext of installing mobile towers in Maharashtra

They took advance payments from the victims, used their PAN, Aadhaar cards and other documents to open bank accounts and obtain mobile SIM cards.

published on : 8th September 2020

New CRPF guideline prohibits use of smartphones by staff in 'high sensitivity areas'

According to the CRPF's new guideline, which will be applicable for all staff including jawans and civilian staff, smartphones will be kept at a specified counter if someone brings it to office.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Chhattisgarh: Father uses prison savings for daughter’s classes

When Anand Nageshiya was released from jail early for model behaviour, he was delighted to see his family after so many years.

published on : 31st August 2020

Denied mobile phone, Hyderabad boy kills self

A 14-year-old boy killed himself on Saturday after his parents snatched his smartphone owing to his habit of playing the game PUBG on it for long periods.

published on : 16th August 2020

Use of smartphones for productivity increases 120 per cent

“As a Black Swan event, the users were not really prepared for the lockdown, and had to depend on their smartphones to tide over.

published on : 13th August 2020

Smartphones, components worth Rs 11.5 lakh crores to be produced in India in next 5 years: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad said that PLI Scheme has been a huge success in terms of the applications received from global as well as domestic mobile phone manufacturing companies.

published on : 1st August 2020

Odisha: Woman sells gold earrings to buy smart phone for daughter for attending virtual classes

Rita Bhoi of Balisahi at Salepur sold the earrings for Rs 8000 and bought the mobile phone worth Rs 7,500 for her daughter Archita who studies in Class VIII at Rodhapur Government Upper Primary School

published on : 30th July 2020

Amid Ladakh standoff, government bans 47 more Chinese applications

The source privy to the development said that the 47 additional Chinese apps that have been banned now were clones and variants of the apps which were blocked earlier.

published on : 27th July 2020
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