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Monthly Archives: December 2009

DoT fines mobile operators for fake identity

The government has imposed a penalty of a little over Rs 42 crore on the mobile operators for SIM cards bought on fake identity so far, which refers to defaulting on subscriber verification norms. A Department of Telecom official said ... Read More »

3rd ODI: India beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets

Sachin Tendulkar hit a solid 96 not out to power India to an emphatic seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the third One-Day International on Monday.   The opener cracked 13 fours in his 104-ball knock to help India achieve ... Read More »

Deleted scenes to be added in Paa

Director R. Balakrishnan is planning to incorporate three deleted scenes from his recently released movie Paa to increase the footage of Auro, the film’s protagonist, revealed lead actor Amitabh Bachchan. “Balki wishes to put in three deleted scenes of the ... Read More »

Taiwan based HTC launches HD2 in India

Taiwan-based HTC has launched a Windows-based handset — HD2 in the Indian market. Featuring a large 4.3-inch display, the phone promises 480 X 800 WVGA resolution. The phone is company’s first Windows phone to pack HTC Sense user interface which ... Read More »

Pakistan rakes up Egypt meet to goad India

The India-Pakistan joint statement at Sharm el-Sheikh is something the Manmohan Singh government would like to put behind it. But Islamabad is now putting India on the backfoot. Pakistani high commissioner to India Shahid Malik told a TV channel that ... Read More »

Amitabh Bachchan visits ailing Shammi Kapoor

Legendary actor Shammi Kapoor has been admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital here with a chest infection – and one of the many fans visiting him was old friend Amitabh Bachchan. Amitabh made it a point to visit Kapoor, 78, ... Read More »

Google search goes real-time

Google Inc has revamped its search engine to allow results to be refreshed with up-to-the-second data increasingly churned out by the new crop of real-time Web products. The move to integrate real-time search results directly into Google’s flagship Web search ... Read More »

Wipro sees growth in China, Middle East

Wipro Ltd, India’s No. 3 software services exporter, is pursuing large outsourcing deals in Europe and is expanding operations in China that will help get more Japanese contracts, a top official said on Tuesday. The company also sees stronger demand ... Read More »

US singer Terra Naomi croons for J&K glaciers

Hundreds of miles away from the grim warnings on climate change at Copenhagen, American singer Terra Naomi struck a positive note on banks of the Dal Lake as she crooned “say it’s possible” to highlight the consequences of the ever-rising ... Read More »