Two held for tampering with IMEI numbers of mobile handsets

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly tampering with IMEI numbers of mobile phone handsets, some of them of reputed brands, after police busted their hideout in a raid.

Mobile services temporarily suspended in Kashmir Valley

Mobile phone services across Kashmir Valley were temporarily suspended as a precautionary measure to prevent militants from using these devices to carry out any subversive activities.

Khap panchayat chief says girls` have the right to wear jeans, use mobiles

Giving out an unusual opinion which is very different from the ideologies of Khap panchayats so far, chief of such an informal social institution in Haryana has given his approval to use mobile phones and wearing jeans for girls, saying that this is a fundamental right of a girl and no panchayat should put a ban on it.

SMSes can help young adults reduce binge drinking

Mobile phone text messages can help young adults reduce binge drinking by over 50 percent, a new study indicates.

My phone is 24X7 entertainment for me: Arjun Kapoor

Bollywood`s young and raring to go actor Arjun Kapoor terms his mobile phone a "necessisity more than a luxury", saying it provides him his dose of entertainment in between hectic work schedules.

Soon, sand may power your cell phone

Imagine if you only had to charge your cell phone or tablet every three days? A new sand-based battery may make it possible.

Text- messaging programs can help smokers quit

Washington: A new study suggests that mobile phone program doubles the chances of smokers quitting.

Mobile phone data helps combat malaria more effectively

Researchers from the University of Southampton and the National Vector-borne Diseases Control Programme (NVDCP) have used mobile phone data to help combat malaria more effectively in Namibia.

Soon, Google wireless network for your mobile!

Not happy with the current network providers to your mobile phone? You might soon get a better option - Google!

Nepal PM has three mobile phone sets as assets!

Probably the world`s poorest head of the state, Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala lists just three ordinary mobile phones as his assets.

FIR against Google for `access` to pornography

FIR was lodged against Google under the IT Act following a complaint by a local for allegedly facilitating pornographic content on android based mobile phones, easily accessible to underage users.

Now, get extreme weather alerts on cell phones

In a path-breaking discovery, a system has been developed through which extreme weather alerts on your mobile phone can avert casualties.

Charge framed against Ex-MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav

A court here Monday framed charge against ex-RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav in a case related to illegal use of mobile phone in jail nine years ago.

US company defends mobile phone `cockroach backpack` app

A US-based company has defended itself against cruelty claims over their device called "electronic backpack" which controls the movements of cockroaches.

Vidya Balan launches tech-based learning system

Actress Vidya Balan here Sunday launched a mobile phone-based learning system that seeks to make the learning process interesting for children

In UPA raj, 100 days of work = mobile phone

The UPA govt is reportedly coming up with a unique plan of distributing a mobile phone to the female member of every household who has worked for 100 days in 2012 under the Rural Employment Guarantee scheme run by the centre.

Excessive cell phone use linked to cancer, genetic mutations

Excessive use of mobile phone can lead to oxidative stress in cells that is linked to cellular and genetic mutations which cause development of tumours, says a study.

Want to get fit? Throw away your cellphone

Spending too much time with mobile phones can harm your health, a new research has revealed.

Pak woman stoned to death for keeping cellphone

A woman was stoned to death on the orders of panchayat after a cellphone was recovered from her possession in Pakistan.

A mobile phone for Kerala CM, finally

Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy will soon be flaunting what all others have had all this while - the ubiquitous mobile phone.