SMS

  • Head surgeon arrested for accepting bribe of Rs 2500 16-04-2014 10:42 PM

    Professor and head of surgery unit of SMS Hospital and College was on Wednesday arrested by the sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2,500 from a patient's son, an official spokesperson said. Surgeon of Sawai Man Singh Hospital and College Rajveer Arya was arrested by...
  • Meghalaya: EC launches SMS service for voters to locate polling stations 31-03-2014 04:30 PM

    The Election Commission on Monday launched SMS service to help voters to locate their respective polling stations in Meghalaya. "This mobile service will enable voters to know the details of their polling stations by sending their EPIC number to 98560-66666", Chief Electoral Officer P Naik said after launching 'Your polling...
  • In a first, Maoists use SMS service to appeal for poll boycott 31-03-2014 02:35 PM

    In a first, Maoists are using SMS service to appeal to people to boycott the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar and neighbouring Jharkhand, police officials said on Monday. "Maoists are sending bulk SMSes to mobile-phone subscribers and appealing to them to boycott the ensuing general elections," a police official said....
  • Boycott Lok Sabha polls, Maoists appeal to people via SMSes 31-03-2014 12:52 PM

    In a first, Maoists are using SMS service to appeal to people to boycott the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar and neighbouring Jharkhand, police officials said on Monday. "Maoists are sending bulk SMSes to mobile-phone subscribers and appealing to them to boycott the ensuing general elections," a police official said....
  • 60-year-old notorious poacher Sansar Chand dies of lung cancer 18-03-2014 01:34 PM

    Notorious poacher Sansar Chand, who was accused of killing tigers and other animals in Sariska Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan, died in Jaipur on Tuesday. The wildlife smuggler was suffering from lung cancer and other ailments and was admitted to the SMS Hospital in Jaipur on March 14, hospital sources said....
  • Doctor, social activist, tribal leader in AAP's 6th list 16-03-2014 02:09 PM

    Five candidates from Rajasthan including former superintendent of SMS hospital Dr Virendra Singh figure in the sixth list of Aam Admi Party candidates. Singh, noted specialist in asthma and allergy at SMS hospital, will contest the Lok Sabha election from Jaipur (city) constituency, AAP Spokesperson Mulk Raj Anand said on...
  • Rajasthan: Unknown person rapes 4-year-old girl, leaves her bleeding 05-03-2014 08:27 PM

    A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped and left bleeding by an unknown person in bushes at Mandan village in Alwar district, police said in Jaipur on Wednesday. Seriously wounded child was referred to Jaipur's SMS hospital, they said. Yesterday, the victim was picked up from the roadside shelter by a...
  • SMS alert service for waitlisted rail passengers launched 03-03-2014 02:22 PM

    New Delhi: Now you will no longer have to dial 139 or visit the rail website to check the status of your waitlisted ticket as the railways will now send booking status messages to passengers on mobile phones, if the tickets get confirmed before the journey. "For the last 10...
  • Bhanwari Devi murder: Mahipal Maderna granted conditional permission to attend funeral 17-02-2014 05:39 PM

    A local court on Monday granted conditional permission to Mahipal Maderna to attend his father's funeral at his ancestral village at Chadi near Jodhpur. Mahipal, who has already been granted conditional permission from the ACJM (SC/ST cases) court from February 13 to 17, on Mondaymoved the application seeking an interim...
  • 92-year-old Veteran Congress leader Parasram Maderna critical 14-02-2014 03:24 PM

    Senior Congress and former Assembly Speaker Parasram Maderna has been put on ventilator support following respiratory failure, sources said. The 92-year-old Jat leader was rushed to SMS Hospital here after he complained of swollen legs and stomach two days back. He was shifted to the ICU on Thursday night and...
  • Waitlisted passengers to get automatic SMS alert 12-02-2014 02:43 PM

    Giving importance to the role of information technology in rail operation, Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday spelled out a series of steps including SMS alert and online booking of meals in trains in the interim Rail Budget 2014-15. "IT has revolutionised our customer interface over the last few years....
  • South Africa's SMS service plans rollout in 11 Indian languages 10-02-2014 07:07 AM

    Johannesburg: South African mobile instant messaging service Mxit, launched in India a fortnight ago, plans to rollout its service in 11 regional Indian languages within the next six months. "At the moment, India is our number one growth market," Mxit chairman Michael Jordaan told the weekly Sunday Times in Johannesburg...
  • Facebook for Android can read your SMSs, other confidential information 03-02-2014 05:52 PM

    New Delhi: Leading social media company Facebook wants to read SMSs and other confidential information of people on the Android mobile phone platform, cyber security firm Kaspersky said today. "Over the last few days there has been a constant scrutiny over Facebook having access to your SMS. Buried within the...
  • HC questions Foreign calls, SMSes for AAP, asks for reply 17-01-2014 07:38 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Friday asked Centre to file reply on a plea seeking inquiry into alleged telephone calls and SMSes made from the US to Delhiites seeking support for Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the assembly polls. A bench headed by Justice Pradeep Nandrajog asked the Centre to...
  • 10-year-old girl's throat slit by kite-thread on Makar Sankranti; dies 14-01-2014 05:06 PM

    The kite-flying tradition on Makar Sankranti on Tuesday proved fatal for a 10-year-old girl, who died after her throat was slit by a sharp kite-string outside her house in Tonk Road area in Jaipur. Chanchal was rushed to hospital bleeding profusely and she was declared brought dead by the emergency...
  • Kejriwal's 'Janata Darbar' to have SMS service for feedback 09-01-2014 11:10 PM

    New Delhi: In an attempt to bridge the gap between the rulers and those ruled, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced that the state would hold 'Janata Darbar' everyday where people can take their problems directly to the government. CM Kejriwal and his ministers would be sitting outside...
  • Text messages on mobile phones can help reduce diabetes risk 20-12-2013 05:03 PM

    Washington: Researchers have found an innovative simple tool that may help decrease one's risk for diabetes: Text messages on your cell phone. Participants in a free mobile education programme, piloted in Detroit and Cincinnati last year, said the customised texting service 'txt4health' made them more aware of their diabetes risk...
  • Former Rajasthan Agriculture minister Harjiram Burdak dies 20-12-2013 12:17 PM

    A former Rajasthan Agriculture minister Harjiram Burdak died in Jaipur on Friday. 84-year-old Burdak, ill for some time and admitted to SMS hospital, breathed his last past midnight, family sources said. Burdak, a six-time MLA, was a cabinet minister in Ashok Gehlot government and had contested the recently held Assembly...
  • Twitter to be available on entry-level mobile phones without Internet 06-12-2013 05:49 AM

    Bangalore: Twitter Inc is tying up with a Singapore-based startup to make its 140-character messaging service available to users in emerging markets who have entry-level mobile phones which cannot access the Internet. U2opia Mobile, which has a similar tie-up with Facebook Inc, will launch its Twitter service in the first...
  • Researcher exposes Google Nexus phones' vulnerability to SMS attacks 30-11-2013 02:09 PM

    Mumbai: A new SMS vulnerability found in Nexus phones can force the phone to malfunction, restart, freeze or even lose network. According to PCWorld, the issue was first pointed out by a security researcher Bogdan Alecu who said that the Galaxy Nexus lineup including the latest Nexus 5 are susceptible...
  • Mizoram polls: Political parties use social media to woo voters 18-11-2013 12:14 PM

    Political parties in Mizoram have been using social media and mobile phones to woo voters, especially the youths, for the coming Assembly election to be held on November 25. Zoram Nationalist Party (ZNP) chief Lalduhawma has an account on Facebook. Rothuama Sailo, a close aide of Lalduhawma said a large...
  • RBI asks banks to charge for SMS alerts on usage basis 29-10-2013 02:26 PM

    The RBI on Tuesday asked banks to charge customers for transaction SMS alerts on the basis of usage, instead of imposing a fixed fee, to ensure equity and be reasonable. "Banks are advised to leverage the technology available with them and the telecom service providers to ensure that such (SMS)...
  • Heavy texting can cause sleep difficulties in teens 28-09-2013 04:11 PM

    Washington: Too much texting is associated with sleep problems in college students, a new US study has found. The study, by a Washington and Lee University psychology professor, identified texting as a culprit when it comes to college students and sleep problems. Researcher Karla Murdock found that texting was a...
  • Sexual assault case: Former minister Babu Lal Nagar appears for medical examination 28-09-2013 02:58 PM

    Former Rajasthan minister Babulal Nagar, accused of raping and assaulting a 35-year-old woman, on Saturday appeared for medical tests in connection with the case at SMS Hospital in Jaipur, CID-Crime Branch sources said. A medical board examined him and collected his semen and other samples for forensic tests after Nagar...
  • Woman alleges police shielding molesters, consumes poison in Sikar court 17-09-2013 02:29 PM

    A woman, who was allegedly abducted and assaulted, consumed poison in a local court during the hearing in her case alleging that police was shielding the two accused, police said on Tuesday. The victim consumed aldrin in front of the ACJM Court in Sikar district on Monday during the hearing...
  • Pakistan bans SMS packages for being 'against moral values of society' 30-08-2013 03:31 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has asked all telecom companies in the country to discontinue voice and text chat packages after they came under fire for allegedly being against moral values of society. PTA Director-General Muhammad Talib Dogar has ordered telecom companies to cease offering voice and text messaging bundle...
  • Pilgrim killed, four injured in road accident in Dudu 26-08-2013 02:43 PM

    A pilgrim was killed and four others were injured after they were hit by a parcel van at Dudu, near Jaipur, the police said on Monday. The pilgrim, identified as Rajmal Mali of Lalsot, was on his way to Ramdevra-Mela in Jaisalmer district when the incident occurred on Sunday evening,...
  • WB: Woman files case against addl SP for sending her lewd SMSes 19-08-2013 04:35 AM

    Murshidabad: A woman has accused an additional superintendent of police in Murshidabad district of harassing her by sending her objectionable text messages. The woman, a divorcee, has filed a police complaint against ASP Mrinal Majumdar, alleging that he had been sending her objectionable SMSes, police said. ASP Mrinal Majumdar, however,...
  • 11 people injured in roof collapse at Manuvatika 11-08-2013 07:56 PM

    Eleven people, including two children and a woman, were injured on Sunday when the roof of an under-construction building collapsed in Manuvatika area of the city due to heavy rains, police said. The injured were taken to the state-run SMS hospital, where condition of some of them is stated to...
  • Receiving life threatening SMSes: Amar Singh 28-07-2013 11:57 PM

    Amar Singh, once a prominent face in Samajwadi Party, on Sunday claimed he was receiving text messages asking him not to come to meet slain former MLA Sarvesh Kumar Singh Seepu's family, as "he could also meet the same fate". Amar, who along with MP Jaya Prada, had come to...