Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicInternet services

Topic: Internet services

Home Ministry orders 24 hr-suspension of internet at Singhu, Ghazipur & Tikri borders

In light of the chakka jam organised by protesting farmers, internet services will remain suspended in the adjoining areas of the borders, too, till Saturday night.

4G mobile internet services being restored in Jammu & Kashmir after 18 months

Rohit Kansal, spokesperson for J&K administration, posted the announcement on Twitter. Mobile internet services were restored in 2 districts last August after it was suspended in 2019.

‘Digital Budget’ vs internet suspensions & and ‘trust deficit’ in Modi govt

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Internet services on mobile devices suspended in Kashmir due to Republic Day

Suspension of internet services in Kashmir on Republic Day and Independence Day has been part of the security drill since 2005 when militants used a mobile phone to trigger a blast.

Beijing just tore up China’s giant internet playbook

Beijing may be successful in stymieing China’s current Big Tech cohort. But companies are quick to adapt, with every chance that new behemoths will appear.

5 cases in 25 years of Internet that changed how India logs online

In 1995, telecom minister Sukh Ram made the first mobile call to Jyoti Basu. And VSNL’s internet service was terrible. But its dial-up link over poor fixed telephone lines opened up a new world for us.

2,300-km undersea cable to boost Andamans internet connectivity, PM set to launch project

Project was announced by IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in January and was supposed to be completed by June. However, it got delayed due to Covid-19 lockdown.

Govt considers slashing license fee for fixed-line broadband service to households

If implemented, the lower costs could help Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio accelerate its broadband services launched last year. It will also aid Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea.

Internet services snapped in Srinagar after CRPF jawan, cop injured in encounter

A police official said the encounter began after security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Srinagar following inputs about the presence of militants there.

Broadband services to be restored in Kashmir but with restrictions

Access shall be limited only on whitelisted sites and social media applications will continue to remain out of bounds for the Valley's residents.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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