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  • Net neutrality: Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal sends email to customers to 'clear the air' about Airtel Zero. Read the full text 23 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Airtel has been facing a lot of flak over the past weeks for its practices that allegedly violate net neutrality - non-discriminatory access for all to the Internet. Airtel Zero is an open-marketing platform that allows customers to access certain mobile apps for free with charges being borne by...
  • Anti-gravity iPhone 6 case now comes to Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge Yesterday

    New Delhi: The incredible gravity defying case for the Apple iPhone 6 is now being extended to include Samsung S6 and S6 Edge phones. The Zero G case, currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, sticks to tables or even vertical surfaces as it is made of a material that replicates suction cup...
  • Wikipedia Zero: Is Wikimedia violating net neutrality in 59 countries? 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Indians are coming together in hordes in the online fight for net neutrality. And this increasing public pressure is forcing some companies to disassociate themselves from partnerships that allegedly do not confirm with net neutrality principles. Initiatives such as Internet.org has seen some partners quitting, but Facebook CEO...
  • This new iPhone 6 case is anti-gravity 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A new case for Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus does more than just protecting the precious Apple smartphones from accidental drops. It can defy gravity! The Zero G case, currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, sticks to tables or even vertical surfaces as it is made of a...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • After net neutrality protests Flipkart pulls out of Airtel Zero 5 days ago

    Following a huge backlash on social media over its decision to partner with Airtel for Airtel Zero, e-commerce giant Flipkart has now pulled out of the program. The decision from Flipkart comes in the wake of growing protests against net neutrality abuse. ...
  • News 360: Naxals target development projects, says intelligence reports 5 days ago

    Maoists are changing their strategy in their fight against the state, says latest intelligence reports. Naxals in desperation are targeting development projects. There have been 31 attacks on economic targets in 4 months compared with 25 in 2014. ...
  • Fully support net neutrality: Airtel 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Telecom major Airtel, on Tuesday, said it fully supports the concept of net neutrality and its 'Airtel Zero' platform is open to all on non-discriminatory basis. The comments follow e-commerce major Flipkart's decision to "walk away" from its proposed tie-up with Airtel that has been at the centre of...
  • Airtel attempts to clear misconceptions about Zero platform after Flipkart walks away from the deal 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Telecom major Airtel said it fully supports the concept of net-neutrality and its 'Airtel Zero' platform is open to all on non-discriminatory basis. The comments follow e-commerce major Flipkart's decision to "walk away" from its proposed tie-up with Airtel that has been at the centre of a raging debate...
  • No deal signed for Airtel Zero as it violated net neutrality: Flipkart 5 days ago

    Caught in the debate over net neutrality, Flipkart on Tuesday ended its deal with Airtel for its 'Airtel Zero' pack. Speaking over the agreement, Flipkart CEO-Commerce Mukesh Bansal said, "we want an open and democratic internet. We never signed any deal for Airtel Zero as we realised that in the...
  • Flipkart pulls out of Airtel Zero amidst net neutrality protests 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Following a huge backlash on social media over its decision to partner with Airtel for Airtel Zero, e-commerce giant Flipkart has now pulled out of the program. The decision from Flipkart comes in the wake of growing protests against net neutrality abuse. Flipkart, in an emailed statement, said, "We...
  • Timeline: The net neutrality debate in India 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The idea of net neutrality or free and equal Internet to all has garnered wide attention from across the globe. While countries like the US, Chile, Netherlands and Brazil have already adopted Net Neutrality that doesn't allow discrimination of Internet content or charge users differently based on the...
  • What exactly is Net Neutrality? April 11, 2015

    "What is this Net Neutrality business everyone is talking about?" "Arre who cares, yaar! Anyway dude look at this post, '17 things every cat lover can relate to' It's so funny!" You should care. This is the kind of stuff that you just may not be able to look at...
  • Net neutrality: Airtel defends data pricing, aims to bust myths regarding Airtel Zero April 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Stating that the Internet is neutral and will continue to be so, a senior official from Bharti Airtel asserted that an operator has a right to maximise its revenue from customers. "The Internet, I believe, was neutral, is neutral and will be neutral. There is absolutely no agenda, no direction,...
  • Airtel now won't charge users for certain apps; data charges to be brone by app providers April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Telecom major Bharti Airtel launched an open marketing platform that will allow customers to access a variety of mobile applications for free while the data charges will be paid by the application providers. "Akin to the established concept of toll-free voice calling, Airtel Zero will allow everyone from big...
  • Swatch announces new Touch Zero One smartwatch for beach volleyball lovers March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Rumours about a Swatch smartwatch had been long doing the rounds and the company finally announced a successor to its Swatch Touch, the Swatch Touch Zero One, which includes new Beach Volley functions for players and fans. The smartwatch, announced at the ongoing MWC 2015 event, includes features...
  • 74 per cent accounts in Jan Dhan Yojana are with zero balance November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Around Rs 5,400 crore have been deposited in banks in over seven crore bank accounts opened under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana of which 74 per cent accounts are with zero balance, according to an RTI reply. The data provided by Department of Financial Services says that as on...
  • Eight-year-old prodigy of Indian origin to address summit on cyber security November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: An eight-year old Indian-origin child prodigy is among experts who will address a cyber security conference starting on Friday where Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is also listed as a keynote speaker. In his address at the summit on November...
  • Custodial violence a serious issue: Court July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A court has observed that custodial violence in any form is a serious issue and the judiciary must exhibit zero tolerance for such offences. Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau made the observation while dealing a complaint regarding custodial violence in the Tihar jail premise which left under trial prisoner...
  • Book a seat for zero gravity experience in space! May 30, 2014

    London: Have Rs 1.5 crore in your kitty? You can get a seat on Richard Bransonowned Virgin space travel's flight for a 'Zero Gravity' (ZeroG) experience in space. But if you are not born rich, at approximately Rs 1.58 lakh, you can still get the 'ZeroG' experience, courtesy Swiss Space Systems...
  • Rajdeep Sardesai @ ground zero: Campaign trail in Bangalore South April 15, 2014

    Out of the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka, the most keenly watched will be the Bangalore South constituency where six-time BJP MP Ananth Kumar will contest against UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani who is contesting on the Congress ticket. In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, IBN18...
  • News 360: Telangana row leaves Andhra in blackout October 8, 2013

    Andhra Pradesh continues to be deeply divided over Telanagana with total shutdown of Seemandhra completing five days in October 9. The situation in 13 districts across Seemandhra where antiTelangana protests are going on is getting worse. ...
  • Coal scam is 'monumental', says BJP; targets PM in Rajya Sabha September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Main opposition BJP on Monday once again targeted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Rajya Sabha on missing files pertaining to coal mines allocation saying the scam is "monumental" and demanded that he clarify on it. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Prakash Javadekar (BJP) said two days back the...
  • Sonia Gandhi to launch 'Zero Landless Project' on September 8 August 31, 2013

    Kerala government's ambitious 'Zero Landless Project' aimed at providing land to all landless people in the state by 2015, will be launched by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in Thiruvananthapuram on September 8, Revenue Minister Adoor Prakash has said. In the first phase, title deeds would be distributed to 17,260 identified beneficiaries...
  • Bring back Indian prisoners dying in Pakistani jails, says BJP MP August 23, 2013

    Raising concerns over the plight of Indian prisoners in Pakistani jails who are dying there, BJP on Friday made a strong plea to the government for making efforts to bring them back soon. Raising the issue during Zero Hour in Rajya Sabha, Avinash Rai Khanna (BJP) also demanded that India should...
  • MPs demand strong steps to prevent Chinese incursions August 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Voicing serious concern over repeated Chinese incursions into the Indian territory, members from various parties in Rajya Sabha on Thursday asked the government to take stringent measures to prevent such incidents. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Jagat Prakash Nadda (BJP) said, "Chinese troops recently intruded 20 km into...
  • Ronit Roy regrets not being part of 'Zero Dark Thirty' June 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Ronit Roy regrets rejecting Hollywood film 'Zero Dark Thirty' for Karan Johar's 'Student of the Year'. The 47yearold became a household name after acting in TV shows 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' and 'Kasauti Zindagi Kay'. 'Zero Dark Thirty', a 2012 war film directed by Kathryn Bigelow,...
  • Nikhil Advani's 'DDay' makes its way to Pakistan May 24, 2013

    A Bollywood film by Nikhil Advani that makes its way to Pakistan, on the lines of Oscarwinning film 'Zero Dark Thirty', is scheduled to release on July 19. Starring Rishi Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Irrfan Khan and Huma Quereshi, DDay is about the mission to capture India's most wanted man from...
  • Solarpowered plane wraps first leg of flight across US May 5, 2013

    The flight from San Fransisco to Phoenix took 18 hours and 18 minutes on Saturday and didn't use a drop of fuel. A solarpowered airplane that developers hope eventually to pilot around the world landed safely in Phoenix on the first leg of an attempt to fly across the...
  • Sridevi: Tough to maintain zero figure in real life May 4, 2013

    Mumbai: She will turn 50 in a few months, but actress Sridevi can still give several younger Bollywood beauties a run for their money with her glowing looks and svelte figure. However, she says it is difficult to maintain a size zero figure in real life. Sridevi, who made her comeback...