Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicMobile phone

Topic: mobile phone

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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BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.

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Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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