VoLTE era begins: Jio and Airtel now offer free VoLTE calls, here’s everything to know about it


New Delhi, Sept 12: The VoLTE war has started in India and two of the country’s most popular telecom operators have entered the ring. Last year Jio made headlines for changing the face of telecom connectivity in India by launching the VoLTE services, and consequently unlimited “free calls” in India and now Airtel that is arguably India’s largest telecom operator ...

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WikiLeaks suggests CIA may have access to India’s Aadhaar data


New Delhi, Aug 26: WikiLeaks recently published a secret report saying the United States’ top intelligence agency the CIA has technology to access biometric data through covert operations conducted across the world. The Office of Technical Services which is a branch within the CIA has a biometric collection system that is provided to liaison services around the world – with ...

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JioPhone bookings to start from today for Rs 500


A leading channel partner of Reliance Retail said messages were being sent to all those who have registered their interest in JioPhone. New Delhi, Aug 24: The pre-booking of JioPhone will start for Rs 500 across its retail stores, the website and Jio App from 5pm on Thursday, according to a message sent out by Reliance Jio. “India Ka Smartphone is ...

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WhatsApp Coloured Text Status Now Rolling Out to Android


New Delhi, Aug 22: After testing it in beta for a while, WhatsApphas finally introduced coloured text statuses to its Android and iPhone apps. This feature was first introduced by Facebook late last year on its Android app first, allowing its users to write their status update with a colourful background, font, and emoji combination. WhatsApp has confirmed that the coloured text feature is rolling ...

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Aircel announces 164 GB data, unlimited calls for Rs 449


“Under the product, FRC 449, customers will get Unlimited All (Local & STD) calls and 168 GB of 3G/2G data (2GB per day) with a validity of 84 days. Srinagar, Aug 12: To compete with Reliance Jio, Aircel today announced 168 GD 3G data with unlimited calls with 84 days long duration for the customers of Jammu and Kashmir. “Under the ...

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Amid Doklam standoff, Vrindavan temples to boycott Chinese items for Janmashtami


Mathura, Aug 11: Janmashtami celebrations in Vrindavan this year have a message – boycott Chinese goods. No Chinese lights and decoration items will be used in the celebrations in the shrine complex, according to the Sri Krishna Janmasthan Seva Sansthan. The priests and the office-bearers of Sri Krishna Janmasthan have called for a boycott of Chinese products in the wake off ...

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Cross LoC Karwan-e-Aman bus service resumes


Srinagar, Aug 07: The ‘Karwan-e-Aman’ bus service, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad resumed Monday after remaining suspended last week. The Cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade is likely to resume from tomorrow after remaining suspended since July 21, when over 60 kg of drugs were recovered from a PaK truck at Trade Facilitation Centre (TFC) in Uri. The weekly bus was suspended ...

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Israel To Shut Down Local Branch Of Al-Jazeera


Israel’s Communications Minister Ayoub Kara said he decided to take actions against Al-Jazeera because it “supports terror”. Jerusalem: Israeli Communications Ministry on Sunday announced to close the local offices of Al-Jazeera, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Qatar-based TV news broadcaster of incitement. However, it is unlikely to be an imminent shutdown, as several legal steps are required before ...

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Kashmiri Youth Discriminated: forced to resign Google India


Srinagar, Aug 07: This is to bring to your attention a ‘matter’ that has victimized me as a vendor employee of Google India hired by Google’s valued Ad-words partners in India (Serco Global Services) to provide services to Google Ad-words customers at Google’s data centre in Gurgaon, Haryana, India. I have tried several other ways to address the problem that I ...

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