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Kumaraswamy Rules Out Involvement In Phone Tapping Of Seer

Sep 29, 2019 PTI

Several political leaders have accused Kumaraswamy of being behind the alleged phone tapping episode to save his government, which was then rocked by dissidence within.

BEWARE! Selfie Elbow, Text Neck, Phantom Ringing Syndrome, Facebook Depression...What Internet Is Doing To You

Sep 10, 2019 Damayanti Datta

One in two cannot survive beyond five hours without internet ... as India enters the digital era, a mysterious relationship between new technology and human behaviour grips the nation. Why is it so deadly?

Woman Seeks Divorce From Husband Over Extreme Addiction To PUBG

The husband did not like her obsession with the game, and refused to let her play, which caused tension between them, and she decided to leave him and went to her parents.

New Mobile Game ‘Kaun Banega Pradhan Mantri’ Launched In The Midst Of Lok Sabha Elections

May 02, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The players will have to choose a leader from multiple political avatars in the game, run across the streets and around the city, and rush into other people to convert them into their supporters.

18 February, 2019

My Phone Is Being Tapped By Central Agencies: Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Bureau

Mamata Banerjee has accused several Hindutva organisations including the RSS of hatching a conspiracy in the wake of the Pulwama attack to create divisions in the country, including in her state.

03 February, 2019

J&K: Mobile Internet Services Suspended In Srinagar Ahead Of PM Modi's Visit

Outlook Web Bureau

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's arrival in Srinagar on Sunday, mobile internet services have been suspended.

01 January, 2019

Man Falls To Death From Fifth-Floor Apartment While Talking On Phone In Noida

Outlook Web Bureau

A 28-year-old man fell to death from the balcony of his fifth-floor apartment while talking on mobile phone at around 3 am.

22 December, 2018

9,000 Calls, 500 E-Mails Intercepted Every Month Under Congress Rule In 2013, Reveals RTI

Outlook Web Bureau

As many as 9000 phones and 500 e-mails were intercepted each month in 2013 during the United Progressive Alliance government, a RTI reply has revealed.

30 November, 2018

'Sacked Without Notice', Hundreds Of Workers Go On Rampage At Phone-Making Unit In Noida

Outlook Web Bureau

Hundreds of employees of a Chinese smartphone manufacturing facility here resorted to violence Thursday after around 200 of them were "sacked without notice"

02 November, 2018

Tim Cook Hopes India Will Agree For Apple Stores

Outlook Web Bureau

Apple is currently assembling iPhone 6S in India with its partner Wistron.


01 November, 2018

94% Mobile Phones Sold In India Are Country Made: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Almost 94 per cent of the phones sold in India belonged to domestic manufacturing companies.

27 October, 2018

Telecom Equipment Makers Commit Rs 4000 Cr Investment For 5G Services:Communication Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

Discussions and announcements at the IMC show India is ready for the emerging 5G services. The 5G technology would facilitate machine-to-machine communications and has multiple usages.

12 October, 2018

Govt Hikes Customs Duty On Mobile, Smart Watches By 10 Per Cent

Outlook Web Bureau

The notification issued by shall be effective from the 12th October 2018.

07 October, 2018

Women Prisoners, Open Jail Inmates In Maharashtra Can Now Make Video Calls To Kin

Outlook Web Bureau

The prison department has started a smart video calling facility for inmates lodged in women's jails and open prisons across Maharashtra.

04 October, 2018

Maneka Gandhi Asks Rajnath To Launch 'Panic Button' Feature On Phones For Women's Safety

Outlook Web Bureau

The facility which is still in the pipeline will be installed in the mobile handsets to send a distress signal to the nearest Police Control Room (PCR) in an emergency situation.

26 September, 2018

Cabinet Approves New Telecom Policy, Aims To Attract USD 100 Billion In Investments

Outlook Web Bureau

The proposed new telecom policy seeks to provide broadband access to all with 50 megabit per second speed and 5G services.


09 August, 2018

Blue Light From Smartphones May Speed Blindness, Says Study

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the study, as a person ages or the immune system is suppressed, people lose the ability to fight against the attack by retinal and blue light.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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