mobile phones

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

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

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

Tweak question paper pattern, provide android phones to poor students: Assam teachers' body to government

While the government had come up with the idea of online classes for the benefit of students, the association said it was not possible to take classes on most subjects.

published on : 26th July 2020

Over 13,000 mobile phones found running on same IMEI, manufacturer booked

A case of fraud has been registered against the mobile phone manufacturing company and its service centre, the police said.

published on : 5th June 2020

4 crore users may be without mobile phones by May-end if curbs not lifted: ICEA

Mobile device sales via online, and in a phased manner via retail, service centres with facilities for home delivery and pickup must be declared as 'essential services', ICEA said

published on : 24th April 2020

Hike in GST will derail mobile industry: ICEA

The GST Council on Saturday hiked tax on mobile phones from 12 per cent to 18 per cent. 

published on : 16th March 2020

GST rate on mobile phones hiked to 18 per cent

The GST rate was 18 per cent on machine-made and 5 per cent on man-made matchboxes.

published on : 14th March 2020

Budget 2020 impact: Imported mobile phones, chargers to cost more now!

Mobile phones were earlier exempted from 10 per cent service welfare cess but it will now be re-imposed on imported handsets over and above existing 20 per cent basic customs duty.

published on : 2nd February 2020

Women’s college in Aurangabad bans mobile phones on campus

"We found that students could concentrate better when they are not allowed to carry their cellphones to classrooms,” said Dr Maqdoom Farooqui, Principal of Dr Rafiq Zakaria Women’s College.

published on : 1st February 2020

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

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

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
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