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New radiation rule on mobile handsets effective from Sep 1

Companies manufacturing or importing mobile phones for sale in India will have to ensure that the handsets are compliant with new radiation norms that will be effective from September 1.

NGT issues notice to Centre, telecom firms on mobile towers

Expressing concern over health hazards posed by mobile towers, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notice to the Centre and seven telecom firms on a plea alleging they are being installed in violation of stipulated guidelines.