NC committed for peace, development of JK: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said conspiracies being hatched by peace inimical elements will not deter NC from performing its role of steering the state to a new era of peace and development.

Head of religious community receives threat SMS in Muzaffarnagar, accused held

Head of a religious community allegedly received threat SMSs from a youth here following which the accused was arrested at Khatoli town in the district, police said on Tuesday.

Kashmir lifts ban on SMS on prepaid cell phones

The Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday decided to lift the ban on short messaging services (SMS) on prepaid mobile connections with effect from Wednesday.

BJP files complaint against inflammatory SMSes

Former Delhi BJP chief Vijender Gupta met Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi and submitted a complaint alleging circulation of malicious SMSes to instigate riots in the country on the day of vote counting.

EC sends SMS to Delhiites to encourage them to vote

In a step aimed to increase voter`s turnout in April 10 Lok Sabha polls in the national capital, Delhi Election Commission is sending SMS to voters exhorting them to cast their votes.

Maoists sending bulk SMS for poll boycott in Bihar

In a first, Maoists are sending out bulk SMS to voters calling for boycott of the Lok Sabha elections in six constituencies going to polls in the first phase in Bihar, while also threatening policemen and polling personnel.

Mumbai police starts SMS helpline for women travelling alone

The Mumbai Police on Saturday launched a free SMS service for ensuring safety of women travelling alone or in odd hours.

Delhi government formation: AAP gets 4.5 lakh responses

Aam Aadmi Party, which has sought public opinion on whether it should form a government or not, has received over 4.5 lakh responses through SMS, email and phone calls.

Social media and SMS new tools for poll campaigning in Mizoram

Political parties in Mizoram have been using social media and mobile phones to woo voters, especially the youths, for the coming election to the 40-member state Assembly to be held on November 25.

Twitter goes for more eye-catching look

Twitter was born in 2006 as a stream of SMS text messages. Before going public in 2013, it`s now reveling in images.

An app to access cell phones remotely

Kerala start-up company Livares Technologies has come out with a new application PhoneAway that enables users to access their mobile phones remotely.

Village meets info to be conveyed through SMS

The Department of Rural Development of Maharashtra government has decided to do away with the system of making public announcements to inform villagers about the village meets.

Software to track students via SMS, e-mail

An IT firm here have developed a software that provides instant information about students to parents via SMS and e-mail.

No SMS to Sooraj Pancholi from Jiah Khan?

Police have started investigating into the reason behind Jiah Khan’s suicide, but seem to have met with a hurdle at the very first stage.

Mobile chat apps overtake SMS for first time ever

The amount of messages being sent using instant chat apps, such as Whatsapp and BlackBerry Messenger, has overtaken the traditional SMS messages for the first time ever.

SMS alerts for ration shops

The West Bengal government is going to start SMS alerts to bring transparency in the rationing system, said Food Minister Jyotipriya Mallick.

No bail for man held for sending lewd SMS to DU Professor

A man arrested by police for sending lewd messages to a Delhi University professor has been denied bail by a court.

Now, charge your phone simply by sending text message

People living off-grid can now power their phones simply by sending a text message.

SMSes, social network websites to be under EC scan

Election campaign for the February 23 Assembly polls in Meghalaya through SMSes or through social networking websites will be under the scanner of the Election Commission.

SMS system to help poll panel monitor 2014 electio

The Election Commission of India now hopes to supervise the 2014 national elections - the largest democratic exercise in the world - with a coded SMS-based alert system.

Complainant to get case status through SMS

People will be able to know the progress of their complaints to police through SMS with the launching of a police helpline service.

Man chargsheeted for sending threatening SMSes to politicians

The Delhi Police has filed a charge sheet in a court here against a businessman accused of sending threatening text messages to politicians.

Smiley face to turn 30 on September 19

Emoticon, the small yellow icons without which many of the SMS’ and e-mails are incomplete, will turn 30 on September 19.

47pc adults send `sext messages` to their partners

Almost half of all adults send sexy text messages to their partners. And one in nine Brits ‘sexts’ their partner every day.

`Tech, SMS dividing generations at workplace`

The psychological gap between the Facebook generation of young employees and their baby booming boss is widening in the age of electronics.

SMS causes quake alarm in Agra on R-Day

An SMS sent by a prankster is being forwarded on Republic Day Thursday, causing alarm and fear of an earthquake among mobile users.

SMS gives many in UP a sleepless night

An SMS that people who doze off will be turned to stones and a temblor is going to rock the state gave many in Uttar Pradesh a sleepless night.

Divorce by SMS valid: Islamic cleric

The Imam of a mosque in Uttar Pradesh has held that an SMS sent by a man stating `Talaq` thrice to his wife was valid for a divorce.

‘Secret’ software logging Smartphone users’ keystrokes, SMS revealed

An Android app developer has revealed a ‘pre-installed software’, that secretly tracks activities of Android and Blackberry users.

Pakistan: Move to ban `Jesus Christ` criticised

The chairman of the Sindh Assembly’s Standing Committee on Minorities Affairs said the ban has hurt religious sentiments.