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  • gujarat village bans cell phones for minor girls

    Gujarat village bans cell phones for minor girls

    India | Feb 22, 2016, 10:47 PM IST

    Ahmedabad: A village panchayat in Gujarat's Mehsana district has slapped a ban on minor girls using or owning mobile phones, saying the gadget distracts them from studies and makes them vulnerable to harassment from anti-social

  • lenovo announces the launch of a new smartphone at mwc 2016

    Lenovo announces the launch of a new smartphone at MWC 2016

    Feb 15, 2016, 01:48 PM IST

    New Delhi: Lenovo will launch a new smartphone at the upcoming MWC 2016 trade show, according to a recently posted teaser. The company teased the handset in an image via its Twitter account last week."A

  • videocon launches z45 dazzle smartphone with marble finish

    Videocon launches Z45 Dazzle smartphone with marble finish

    Feb 03, 2016, 04:30 PM IST

    New Delhi: Videocon Mobile Phones on Wednesday launched its Z45 Dazzle smartphone with a stunning marble finish and available at all leading online and retails stores at a cool price of Rs.4,899.The company also introduced

  • top 10 smartphones in india under rs 7 500

    Top 10 Smartphones in India under Rs 7,500

    May 04, 2016, 02:16 PM IST

    There was a time when  buying an android  phone was beyond reach for most of the people because of its high cost and less friendly user interface .But things have changed now as  mobile companies

  • union budget 2015 mobile handset makers seek tax breaks

    Union Budget 2015: Mobile handset makers seek tax breaks, subsidies

    Feb 26, 2015, 12:03 PM IST

    New Delhi: Mobile handset makers like Micromax and Karbonn have sought tax holidays and subsidies in the upcoming Budget to promote local manufacturing, a move they expect will create lakhs of jobs.One of the fastest

  • ultra slim oppo r5 now available at rs 29990

    Ultra-slim Oppo R5 now available at Rs 29990

    Jan 16, 2015, 05:44 PM IST

    New Delhi: Oppo's latest smartphone in the R series, the Oppo R5, can now be purchased through major retail stores across the country at Rs 29,990.Oppo R5, which comes with a thickness of a mere

  • xiaomi takes on iphone 6 plus with mi note phablet

    Xiaomi takes on iPhone 6 Plus with Mi Note phablet

    Jan 17, 2015, 11:27 AM IST

    New Delhi: Chinese handset maker Xiaomi has finally launched its latest smartphone, the Mi Note, that may industry watchers are calling as an iPhone 6 Plus killer.Unveiling the new phablet, Lei Jun, founder and Chief

  • samsung z1 smartphone with tizen operating system launched

    Samsung Z1 smartphone with Tizen operating system launched at Rs 5700

    Jan 14, 2015, 04:10 PM IST

    New Delhi: Samsung launched a long-awaited smartphone, the Z1, in India that runs its homegrown Tizen operating system. The handset maker has termed Tizen as a good alternative to Google Inc. 's dominant Android platform.

  • indians use mobiles pcs more for education professional work

    Indians use mobiles, PCs more for education, professional work

    India | Dec 16, 2014, 11:39 AM IST

    New Delhi: More people in India use connected devices like mobile phones and PCs for educational and professional purposes compared to those in developed markets such as the US and Japan, a study by IT

  • mobiles western culture indecent dressing reasons for rape

    Mobiles, western culture, indecent dressing reasons for rape: UP Police

    India | Oct 30, 2014, 09:11 PM IST

    Lucknow: After Mulayam Singh Yadav's 'ladke to ladke hain' (boys are boys) remark about rapists, Uttar Pradesh Police has listed mobile phones, western culture and indecent dressing by women as reasons for rape.In a bizarre

  • girls have right to wear jeans use mobiles khap chief

    Girls' have right to wear jeans, use mobiles: Khap chief

    India | Aug 12, 2014, 12:18 PM IST

    Jind: To use mobile phones and wear jeans is the fundamental right of a girl and no panchayat should put a ban on it, chief of a Khap Panchayat in Haryana has said. Kandela Khap

  • these are the top 20 smartphones under rs 10 000

    These are the top 20 smartphones under Rs 10,000

    Apr 08, 2016, 03:49 PM IST

    New Delhi: Technology at reasonable prices! 2016 will be an exciting year in the smartphone markets with many companies trying to establish themselves in the growing Indian market. Many companies have focussed on high-end specs, solid

  • device that warns drivers from using mobiles while driving

    Device that warns drivers from using mobiles while driving developed

    Jun 21, 2014, 11:24 PM IST

    Salem : With studies proving that use of cell phones while driving plays a major contributing factor in growing number of mishaps, a device that is said to check such accidents and warn drivers from

  • motorola moto g vs moto x six notable differences

    Motorola Moto G vs Moto X: Six notable differences

    Nov 16, 2013, 08:43 AM IST

    New Delhi: Motorola has finally announced its much-awaited low-cost smartphone, the Moto G, that comes with a nearly identical design like that of Moto X, a host of colors, a 720p 4.5-inch display, and a

  • mobiles radios saved our lives during cyclone phailin

    Mobiles, radios saved our lives during Cyclone Phailin: Survivors

    Oct 21, 2013, 05:57 PM IST

    Bhubneshwar: Gajendra Jena, 55, kept his radio switched on for updates when Cyclone Phailin, the strongest storm to hit India's eastern coast in 14 years, was nearing.He packed essential items such as beaten rice, sugar,

  • maha govt mulling ban on mobiles in colleges varsity campus

    Maha govt mulling ban on mobiles in colleges, varsity campus

    India | Jul 07, 2013, 01:16 PM IST

    Mumbai, July 7: Maharashtra Government has sought views of principals and teachers on a proposal seeking ban on using camera mobile phones in colleges and university campuses across the state to prevent "cyber crimes".The joint

  • tablets smartphone sales may surpass 2.2 b by 2017 idc

    Tablets, smartphone sales may surpass 2.2 b by 2017: IDC

    Apr 21, 2013, 02:31 PM IST

    Mumbai, April 21: Global sales of connected devices like smartphones, tablets and PCs are expected to surpass 2.2 billion units and earn $814.3-billion revenue by 2017.Worldwide shipment of such devices grew 29.1 per cent to

  • bihar village bans women from using mobiles

    Bihar village bans women from using mobiles

    India | Dec 03, 2012, 12:36 PM IST

    Patna, Dec 3: A village panchayat in Bihar has prohibited women from using mobile phones and imposed heavy fines on them if they violated the diktat, an official said Monday.The self-styled social reformers of Sunderbadi

  • tihar jail to install body scanner

    Tihar Jail To Install Body Scanner

    India | Jan 04, 2012, 04:37 PM IST

    New Delhi, Jan 4: Tihar Prisons here will become the first jail in the country to install a full body scanner on its premises to check smuggling of prohibited items like narcotics, mobiles and weapons

  • mobiles without imei number face disconnection says ica

    Mobiles Without IMEI Number Face Disconnection, Says ICA

    India | Oct 28, 2009, 07:12 PM IST

    Huge number of mobile handsets may face disconnections by December one, following a directive by the Department of Telecom (DOT), banning all handsets that do not carry the legitimate International Mobile Equipment Identify (IMEI) number