Farmers to get free SMS on extreme weather conditions

The government on Thursday launched a free SMS service called 'Nowcast' to provide alerts on extreme weather conditions like hailstorm every three hours to over one crore registered farmers on their mobile phones.

Allahabad HC asks Railways to introduce SMS service for distress calls

Allahabad High Court has said that the railways should put in place a system for making distress call through SMS and other mobile applications.

EC launches SMS service for voters in Meghalaya

The Election Commission launched SMS service to help voters to locate their respective polling stations in Meghalaya.

J&K govt launches SMS service for farmers

On the occasion of Kissan Divas, Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday launched an SMS portal mobile service for farmers which will provide necessary time specific and region specific information.

Wikipedia initiates `article-on-SMS` service

Wikipedia has reportedly initiated ` article-on-SMS` service, in which articles will be sent via text messages, and the service is aimed primarily at African users.

Freedom from unsolicited SMS in 6 weeks: Sibal

Millions of mobile phone users will be able to get rid of the menace of unsolicited text messages (SMS) in six weeks when DND (do not disturb) number 1909 becomes operational, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said on Wednesday.

SBI`s `SMS Unhappy Service`

State Bank of India (SBI)
today launched a unique web-based mechanism inviting
complaints from its customers at any of the 621 branches in
Orissa.