Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicMobile phone

Topic: mobile phone

Instead of banning mobile phones, schools should see how they help students learn

School policies that ban mobile phones in schools may be missing an opportunity to involve children and educate them about responsible mobile phone use.

Farmers adopt advanced tech, raise productivity when they have mobile phones: Study

Researchers looked at data from two programmes launched by the Indian government in mid-2000s to find a positive impact from increased access to information.

GST on mobile phones raised to 18% from 1 April, MRO services for aircraft slashed to 5%

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also decided to waive late fees for delayed filing of returns for those with a turnover of less than Rs 2 crore for 2018 and 2019.

Prepaid mobile connections restored in Jammu and Kashmir after 5 months

2G services have been restored in Kupwara and Bandipora districts, while Voice and SMS facilities were restored throughout the UT.

7 hurt in Srinagar grenade blast, hours after J&K decides to restore postpaid mobile phones

The blast took place less than 3 hours after the restoration of postpaid mobile phone services was announced. Police are probing if there’s a connection.

Netflix plans to cut prices to cash in on boom in Indian viewers

Netflix is eyeing hundreds of millions of mobile phone subscribers in India as potential customers & plans shows in regional languages.

Make in India has become Assemble in India for Chinese mobile phones

Chinese firms have started assembly in India but as yet import telecom parts substantially from home country, govt study shows.

Don’t be shocked at spies tracking your phone

The discovery of "stingray" devices in Washington is a reminder of how much data we're giving away. The press has been in a lather of...

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The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.


Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.