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Use mobile phones for official work only if necessary, Maharashtra government tells employees

Indiscriminate use of mobile phones in office maligns the government's image, the order said, without any reference to the spyware row.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Hyderabad cops fly to West Bengal, nab mobile thieves

Police recovered 26 stolen mobiles and gadgets, all worth Rs 3 lakh, and brought the accused Mohammed Muslim Sekh, Mohammad Jasimuddin Sk and Rafiq-Ul-Shaik, to the city on a transit warrant.

published on : 6th July 2021

When given mobile phones, girls elope with boys: Uttar Pradesh Women Commission member

When asked by journalists about rising rape cases and other crimes against women, she blamed mothers for what is happening with their daughters.

published on : 10th June 2021

Mobile phone, pen drive seized during surprise raid on sub-jail  

A police team led by Koraput SP Varun Guntupalli conducted a surprise raid at Jeypore sub-jail on Sunday and seized many incriminating materials from the prison cells.

published on : 19th April 2021

Restricted from using smartphone, minor boy hangs self  

 A 17-year-old boy of Sandhakuda within Jatadhari Marine police limits allegedly committed suicide after being refrained from using his smartphone on Thursday night.

published on : 10th April 2021

No charging of electronic devices on board trains from 11 PM to 5 AM: Railways as precaution against fire

The Western Railway has already put things in motion on March 16 by cutting off supply to these charging ports between this period.

published on : 31st March 2021

Dealing with semiconductor nationalism

India has to look at chip fabrication as a strategic industry and get directly involved in it. Being entirely dependent on global supply chains for something this critical is not wise.

published on : 6th March 2021

4,627 mobile users in India fell prey to stalkerware in 2020, report reveals

India ranked fourth in the top-ten list of most affected countries by stalkerware, globally, The State of Stalkerware in 2020 released by anti-virus major Kaspersky revealed.

published on : 2nd March 2021

Govt raises import duty on parts of mobile phones, chargers

The FM added that the custom duty policy must have twin objectives of promoting domestic manufacturing and helping India get on to global value chain and export better.

published on : 1st February 2021

Only 44 per cent Telangana girls have access to mobile phones

New survey sheds light on gendered digital divide in 10 States.

published on : 25th January 2021

Mobile phone makers likely to miss target under production linked incentive scheme

The government in October had cleared 16 proposals from domestic and international companies entailing investment of Rs 11,000 crore under the PLI scheme to manufacture mobile phones.

published on : 27th December 2020

Average time spent on smartphone up 25 per cent to 6.9 hrs amid pandemic: Report

There has also been a 55 per cent increase in time spent on social media, and 45 per cent rise in time spent gaming on smartphones.

published on : 13th December 2020

Rs 6.5 crores mobile phones robbery: TN cops back from MP with 10 suspects in tow

Sources said one Mohammad Abbas from Dubai had paid Rs 6.5 crores to Chauhan for the 13920 mobiles from a truck that he and his gang had hijacked.

published on : 8th December 2020

Youth dies after being stabbed by gang for refusing to hand over mobile phone near Coimbatore airport

The deceased was identified as Vignesh (24), a native of Theni district. Coimbatore police have formed four special teams to trace the murderers.

published on : 27th November 2020

Have a mobile phone? you can vote in Kerala local body polls, safely

When the world is grappling with physical distancing necessitated by the Covid-19 outbreak,  C S Rishikesh has deviced a mobile phone-based electronic voting machine donation, reports Biju E Paul

published on : 22nd November 2020
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