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  • Norms for billing, issue of receipts not being complied with: TRAI 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Observing that prescribed norms for billing and issue of receipts for payments made by subscribers are not being complied with by Multi System Operators, broadcasting sector regulator TRAI has incorporated provisions to levy financial disincentives on such entities. In a statement, TRAI said that such non-compliance has resulted in...
  • I&B Ministry approves rule banning live TV coverage of anti-terror operations 4 days ago

    New Delhi: TV channels will be barred from airing live coverage of anti-terrorist operations by security forces as per a new rule approved by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry. Broadcasters in such situations will have to restrict themselves to reporting periodic briefing by designated officers, as per the new rule. Officials said...
  • Do not broadcast live anti-terrorist operations: I&B Ministry to TV channels 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued an advisory to all television channels not to broadcast live anti-terrorist operations to avoid any adverse impact on rescue exercise. The advisory came in the wake of some television channels covering live anti-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on March...
  • Here's what the new Android 5.1 Lollipop update has in store for you March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Google has updated its Android Lollipop operating system to version 5.1 that comes packed with features you would not want to miss. The Android 5.1 version is the first major update rolled out by Google since it introduced the Lollipop OS last year and doesn't only offer stability...
  • Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10 OS automatically switches between desktop, tablet modes March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 10, will come with an option to streamline the destop and tablet mode providing more flexibility to the users. In Windows 8, the modes were separate based on the device, however, a latest leaked build 10036 suggests that the Windows 10 OS will be...
  • Arvind Kejriwal to return to Delhi on Monday, will discuss all the issues in detail, says Sanjay Singh March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is presently undergoing naturopathy treatment for high blood sugar and cough in Bengaluru, will return to the city on Monday. In his absence, Aam Aadmi Party was rocked by a series of stings and attacked by both the BJP and Congress. The big question...
  • Former Congress MLA fails to produce AAP sting, claims to have more March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid a volley of stings which have rocked the Aam Aadmi Party, former Congress legislator Asif Mohammad Khan on Friday made fresh claims of having two more tapes, including one on Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, but failed to produce any. The former Okhla MLA did not make any...
  • Google rolls out Android 5.1 update to compatible devices March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: In what comes as the first major update to its latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system, Google has rolled out the Android 5.1 updated version to supported devices. The Android 5.1 Lollipop improves stability and performance and offers new features that include support for multiple SIM cards, device protection...
  • Cable operators keen on providing broadband: Ravi Shankar Prasad March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Cable operators have shown interest in providing broadband connectivity to consumers by tweaking technology - a move that will increase Internet penetration in the country, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said. "I am very excited to note that lot of cable operators have come forward to...
  • Biometric testing requisite for British tourists wanting to travel to India March 3, 2015

    London: British tourists wanting to travel to India will now have to turn up at an application centre and be fingerprinted in order to get a visa. The process will start from mid-March and is causing significant concern to travel agencies who offer holidays to India. Diana Syrett's agency "Kerala...
  • Rail Budget 2015: 'Operation Five Minutes', 'hot-buttons', coin vending machines new features February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that the Railways is introducing 'Operation Five Minutes' to ensure that a passenger travelling unreserved can purchase a ticket within five minutes. Presenting the Railway Budget in Parliament on Thursday the Minister said the government is directing its efforts to make travel on...
  • Live telecast of anti-terror operations should be prohibited: Home Ministry February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Taking a step forward to ban live coverage of terror-related operations by television channels, the Home Ministry has said that 'anti-terror operations' should be prohibited from telecasting. Home Ministry stated its position on the matter after the Information and Broadcasting Ministry sought definition of terms 'anti-terror operations' and 'counter-terror...
  • Microsoft's Windows 10 will have biometric authentication feature February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Microsoft has announced that its upcoming Windows 10 will have biometric feature, enabling users to access their devices without entering passwords. The software giant said that the OS will support the next version of the Fast Identification Online (FIDO) spec, which will allow devices to work with third-party biometric...
  • Airtel, Vodafone and two others apply for spectrum auction February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Four telecom operators Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Uninor and Aircel have submitted applications for participating in the upcoming spectrum auction, scheduled to start from March 4. Monday is the last day to submit the applications. Most of the spectrum being put up for the auction is presently held by Airtel,...
  • 'Apple's iOS mobile platform dominates in enterprise segment' February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple's iOS mobile platform dominates the enterprise segment with about 64 per cent share worldwide in 2014, followed by Android with 27 per cent and Windows at 9 per cent, a report by virtualisation solutions firm Citrix said today. "iOS remains the dominant mobile platform in the enterprise at...
  • Vodafone India appoints Naveen Chopra as COO February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Vodafone India today announced the appointment of Naveen Chopra as Chief Operating Officer with effect from April 1, 2015. Chopra, currently Director - Vodafone Business Services (VBS), will succeed Sunil Sood, who will be the MD and CEO of the company effective April 1. Vodafone had earlier said that Sood...
  • Hyderabad Police rescues 200 child labourers, arrests local wrestler January 24, 2015

    Hyderabad: Hyderabad Police on Saturday rescued 200 child labourers in an early morning raid. The children are reportedly from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar and had been brought to Hyderabad to work as labourers in small scale units making bangles and slippers. They were reportedly under the custody of a local...
  • Windows 10: Microsoft to show off more features of the next version of Windows January 21, 2015

    Redmond: Microsoft will use an event on Wednesday to offer a wider glimpse of the next version of Windows. The company is planning to show off new features of its flagship operating system - and possibly an improved Internet browser and more uses for Microsoft's voice-controlled digital assistant, Cortana. Executives will...
  • Hyderabad: Police launch 'Operation Smile' to reunite runaway or kidnapped children, parent January 19, 2015

    The Hyderabad police have launched a month-long campaign called 'Operation Smile' to help reunite runaway or kidnapped children with their parents. In its first week the team rescued 31 children out of which 12 have been reunited with their families. ...
  • Live TV coverage of anti-terror operations may be banned December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Live coverage of anti-terror operations by television channels is likely to be banned soon as the Home Ministry has asked the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to amend the rules to stop such telecast. Citing the unpleasant experience during 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks when news channels broadcast NSG operations...
  • Search for missing AirAsia plane expands December 30, 2014

    Search for the AirAsia plane that went missing with 162 people on board has expanded with many countries including China, US and Australia lending their hand in looking for the missing aircraft. ...
  • Search for missing AirAsia plane enters third day December 30, 2014

    Singapore: The multinational search for the missing AirAsia flight on Tuesday entered into third day after a futile day-long scanning of the Java Sea where the Airbus 320-200 is believed to have gone down with 162 passengers and crew. About 30 ships and 15 aircraft continue searching for the missing AirAsia...
  • Cash-strapped SpiceJet resumes normal operations December 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The operations of the budget carrier SpiceJet, which were hit severely last week due to the non-payment of dues to the oil companies and regulatory issues, returned to normal on Saturday with the airline operating 124 flights till Saturday afternoon. "Today's operations: SpiceJet as of 3:15 PM operated 124...
  • Cash-strapped SpiceJet resumes operations December 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The cash-strapped airline SpiceJet resumed operations on Wednesday after facing passengers' anger for mass cancellation of flights over non-payment of fuel dues. SpiceJet Chief Operating Officer Sanjiv Kapoor has said that the flights will resume operations by Wednesday evening. "Flights scheduled to depart on or after 4 PM today...
  • West Asia tour operators cautious of giving visas after Kalyan youth join Islamic State December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Ever since the arrest of Areeb Majeed, who along with three of his friends from Kalyan near Mumbai in Maharashtra allegedly joined the Islamic State in Iraq while on a pilgrimage, tour operators in Mumbai have become very cautious. Visas for Ziyarat in Baghdad has never been difficult to...
  • Chennai cab operators told to do background check on all drivers December 11, 2014

    Chennai police have also begun a verification process of taxi operators and have asked cab companies to maintain a database of drivers and to conduct background checks. ...
  • Philippines: Manila braces for storm, as Hagupit leaves 27 dead December 9, 2014

    Dolores: Typhoon Hagupit weakened to a tropical storm as it churned close to the Philippine capital on Monday, after killing 27 people on the eastern island of Samar island where it flattened homes, toppled trees and cut power and communications. Manila shut down as Hagupit, which means "lash" in Filipino, took...
  • Gurdaspur botched-up surgeries: Is our public healthcare system letting down the people who need it the most? December 5, 2014

    A free cataract surgery camp organized in Punjab's Gurdaspur went horribly wrong after it left 16 people blind. The Punjab government has registered cases against the doctor and the charitable institute that organised the camp. ...
  • Chhattisgarh: 13 CRPF personnel killed by Naxals in yet another offensive in Chintagufa December 1, 2014

    In yet another attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday, the Naxals killed 13 CRPF personnel who were stationed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh for an ongoing anti-Naxal operation. ...