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How did British middleman Christian Michel in AgustaWestland deal leave India? questions Ravi Shankar Prasad
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 ABP Live1 day ago
Government unlikely to budge on GPS diktat for mobile phones
NEW DELHI: Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has reiterated that all new mobile phones will have a panic button starting January 2017 and in-built global positioning system (GPS) from January 2018, but added that the telecom department will ...
 Economic Times2 days ago
Municipalities Told to Adopt DigiLocker
NEW DELHI: Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad urged the municipal bodies across the country to adopt DigiLocker where the Citizen will have access to all these documents at any time, that help in digitalizing governance and make ...
 New Indian Express2 days ago
BSNL, MTNL improve their financial conditions under current govt: Prasad
Communication and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said that the BSNL and MTNL which were loss making telecom companies in the past, have improved their financial conditions under the current government.Replying to supplementaries in ...
 News on Air3 days ago
Indian Express
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Antony had in March 2013 said corruption had taken places in the purchase of VVIP choppers and that bribe had been taken. He asked Antony to come clean on it.
BJP on Tuesday used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked the then Defence Minister A K Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the scandal. The party wanted to know who ...
 Indian Express4 days ago
BJP dares Congress to come clean on AgustaWestland deal
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday dared the Congress to come clean on the VVIP chopper deal with AgustaWestland deal after an Italian court observed that it was "proven" that illegal money had made their way to Indian officials."Now that ...
 Prokerala4 days ago
Indian Express
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the previous UPA government has a lot to explain about its conduct after irregularities in the helicopter deal came to light.
India asks British govt to extradite Christian Michel to face probe. As the government announced Thursday that India has approached the British government for extradition of James Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland ...
 Indian Express2 days ago
DNA
All mobile phones must have panic button by Jan 1, 2017, says Telecom Dept
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad made the announement today, also issuing a two-year deadline for GPS tracking on all mobiles.
 DNA5 days ago
Karbonn to unveil women safety features on mobile devices
Delhi : Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's directive is a step towards harnessing the full potential of mobile devices which could be a potent tool in ensuring women's safety. Karbonn Mobiles have already been working on developing ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 days ago
CTV News
India adding panic buttons to phones to help protect women
In a bid to protect women from violence, India's Telecommunications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced on Twitter Tuesday that, as of next year, new mobile phones will be equipped with a panic button. From 2017, mobile phones sold in India ...
 CTV News3 days ago
Vocativ
India Requires Panic Button For All New Cellphones
Every newcellphone in India will be required to havea panic button starting inJanuary 2017, Ravi Shankar Prasad, the country's minister of communications and information technology, said on Tuesday. The featureis aimed at making the country safer ...
 Vocativ3 days ago
Rediff.com
Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad made it clear that as of now, the government has no plans to merge BSNL and MTNL. The government on Wednesday blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore (Rs 100 billion) in 2014 when the BJP-led dispensation took over. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Lok Sabha that in 2004, BSNL was ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago
Government blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad (Photo: PTI) The Minister said due to continuous efforts, BSNL and MTNL have shown positive signs for their revival. New Delhi: Government on April 27 blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition ...
 Asian Age3 days ago
Business Standard India
VVIP chopper scam: Tell names of bribe takers, BJP to Congress
Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister of Communications & Information Tecnology, Uday Shankar, CEO, Star Network during the inaugural session of FICCI Frames 2016 in Mumbai on Wednesday (pic: BJP on Tuesday used the conviction of Italian officials ...
 Business Standard India4 days ago
My Sinchew
India to add panic buttons to phones to help protect women
(AFP Relaxnews) -- In a bid to protect women from violence, India's Telecommunications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced on Twitter Tuesday that, as of next year, new mobile phones will be equipped with a panic button. From 2017, mobile phones ...
 My Sinchew3 days ago
Morning briefing: Panic button mandatory for all mobile phones from next year
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India from January 1, 2017, onwards. This announcement was made to enable easier emergency call service. This cool button delivers ...
 CIO India4 days ago
Government working wholeheartedly to revive economy: Minister
1 Min ago 0 0 New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the government was "wholeheartedly" working towards reviving the economy. Speaking at the inaugural ...
 India Online.in1 week ago
The Union Minister for Communications & Information Technology, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad addressing at the inauguration of the 2nd Edition of the Global Exhibition on Services-2016 (GES), at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida,, Uttar Pradesh on April
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 Press Information Bureau1 week ago
Ravi Shankar attacks TMC
Attacking Trinamool Congress (TMC) on the issue of corruption, Union IT and Communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today accused party supremo Mamata Banerjee of "patronising corruption". "Mamata Banerjee had emerged as an icon of probity and ...
 The Echo Of India1 week ago
'Mamata Banerjee A Patron Of Corruption,' Says Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Attacking Trinamool Congress on the issue of corruption, Union IT and Communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today accused party supremo Mamata Banerjee of being a "patron of corruption". "Mamata Banerjee had emerged as an icon of probity and ...
 NDTV1 week ago
Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Mamata on corruption issue
Kolkata, Apr 19 (PTI) Attacking Trinamool Congress on the issue of corruption, Union IT and Communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today accused party supremo Mamata Banerjee of "patronising corruption". "Mamata Banerjee had emerged as an icon ...
 Press Trust of India1 week ago
Ravi Shankar slams Mamata on corruption issue
Attacking the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on the issue of corruption, Union IT and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday accused party chief Mamata Banerjee of "patronising corruption". "Mamata Banerjee had emerged as an icon of ...
 The Statesman1 week ago
Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Mamata Banerjee on corruption issue
KOLKATA: Attacking Trinamool Congress on the issue of corruption, Union IT and Communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today accused party supremo Mamata Banerjee of "patronising corruption". "Mamata Banerjee had emerged as an icon of probity ...
 Economic Times1 week ago
PTI - PRASAD - Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Mamata on corruption issue
PRASAD - Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Mamata on corruption issue Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. Kolkata, Apr 19 (PTI) Attacking Trinamool Congress on the issue of corruption, Union IT and Communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today accused ...
 Namibia Press Agency1 week ago
Digital India to be $1-trn economy in 5-7 yrs: Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Union minister for communication and information technology, said he expected Digital India to be a $1 trillion economy in the next five to seven years.Prasad was speaking at the launch of LG's K7 and K10 smartphones here. ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
India Infoline
Ravi Shankar Prasad meets Avaya CEO to discuss company's vision for Digital India
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 India Infoline2 weeks ago
Major telecom players from China meet Prasad
Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad asked Chinese telecom majors Huawei, ZTE and LeEco and US-based Avaya to explore Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh to set up their facilities and the ...
 Business Line3 weeks ago
Apologise for ISI remark on PM: Centre asks Kejriwal
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday sought a public apology from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the "ISI agent" remark made against Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Delhi's Water Minister Kapil Mishra."We condemn such shameful remarks.
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
Aadhaar achieves $1 billion mark: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Aadhaar has hit the one-billion mark, with that many persons now allotted a Unique Identification Number in the country. The government will be announcing the same in a press conference by Minister for Communications & Information Technology Ravi S
 Economic Times3 weeks ago
Aadhaar Enrollment Crosses 1 Billion Mark: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated more than 100 crore (one billion) Aadhaar numbers in a span of five and a half years, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Delhi on Monday. "More than 100 crore residents in ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago
India Today
Aadhaar enrolment crosses 1 billion mark: Ravi Shankar Prasad
IANS New Delhi, Monday, April 4, 2016 Adhaar(individual identification number ) card Text resize A AThe Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated more than 100 crore (one billion) Aadhaar numbers in a span of five and a half years, ...
 India Today3 weeks ago
Tech2
Aadhaar crosses $1 billion mark, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
At a press conference, Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has announced that Aadhaar has hit the 100 crore mark. He announced that Aadhaar is now the identity of 100 crore residents of India. This means, in a span of ...
 Tech23 weeks ago
India Infoline
I see Digital India as a $1 trillion opportunity in coming years: Ravi Shankar Prasad
IT & Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that Digital India is a good business and is likely to be a trillion-dollar opportunity in coming years. IT & Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that Digital India ...
 India Infoline1 month ago
TV rating system must improve: Ravi Shankar Prasad
MUMBAI: Even as the whole media and entertainment industry is talking about digital, Ravi Shankar Prasad, minister of communications & information technology, stressed on the content being the driving force. Delivering the inaugural address at the 17th ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
DNA
Open to consider policy changes in IT, telecom: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Minister of Communication and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that he expected Digital India to be a $1 trillion economy in the next 5-6 years. Speaking at FICCI Frames 2016 conference he said, “$400 billion will be from ...
 DNA1 month ago
Digital India a $1 trillion business opportunity, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
He said that another $350 billion opportunity will be presented by the IT and ITES sector and the communication services will provide an opportunity of another $250 billion. NEW DELHI: The communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said 'Digital ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
Digital India a $1 trillion biz opportunity: Ravi Shankar Prasad
He said that another $350 billion opportunity will be presented by the IT and ITES sector and the communication services will provide an opportunity of another $250 billion. NEW DELHI: The communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said 'Digital ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
DNA
Digital India to contribute $1 trillion to the Indian economy: Ravi Shankar Prasad
He backed PM Modi's Digital India campaign and said that economy is likely to get a tremendous boost.
 DNA1 month ago
NDTV
Digital India Is a $1 Trillion Business Opportunity: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Indo-Asian News Service , 31 March 2016 The government's Digital India initiative is a $1 trillion (roughly Rs. 66,33,544 crores) business opportunity across IT and IT-enabled services, telecom and electronics manufacturing, Communications Minister Ravi ...
 NDTV1 month ago
Times of India
Digital India is $1 trillion business opportunity: Prasad
Union minister for communication & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Digital India initiative of the government is a $ 1 trillion business opportunity across IT and IT enabled services, telecom and electronics manufacturing.
 Times of India1 month ago
Communications & IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad lauds transformational digital initiatives
Prasad delivered the keynote address at the Digital India Summit & Awards 2016, and addressed some of the most important architects of Indias digital revolution who had gathered to discuss Indias progress in the digital world.
 India Infoline1 month ago
India Infoline
I am ready to sit and sell sim card for BSNL: Ravi Shankar Prasad
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 India Infoline1 month ago
Call drops: Ravi Shankar Prasad to personally go on 'drive tests'
NEW DELHI: As the 'call drop' menace refuses to subside, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said he will personally go around the National Capital along with the top officials to monitor the quality of mobile calls. The Minister also exhorted ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
DNA
ED investigating Ringing Bells for alleged FEMA violation: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad said concerns were raised regarding the offer made by Ringing Bells.
 DNA1 month ago
Times of India
Cybersecurity is a big challenge: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said cybersecurity is a challenge where the government has to play a crucial role in order to stop few misguided people from abusing ICT for promoting terror.
 Times of India1 month ago
Rediff.com
Postal dept has overtaken SBI on digital connectivity: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Prasad also said India will be a $1 trillion opportunity for digital companies in five years The postal department has surpassed the country's largest lender, SBI, in terms of digital connectivity even before its payments bank launch, Union IT and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday. "The core banking solution (CBS) or digital connectivity of the postal department has surpassed the State Bank of India's digital connectivity," Prasad said at a special session on the third ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
‘DMK-Cong. alliance shelters corrupt’
BJP leader and Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday attacked the DMK-Congress alliance in the State saying that it was a “coalition of those who ...
 The Hindu2 hours ago
Malaysia Hardware Zone
New smartphones in India to include panic buton
Beginning next year, all mobile phones sold in India will be required to have a physical panic button installed. The new policy is one of the steps that the Indian government is taking to prevent crime against women. When used, the panic ...
 Malaysia Hardware Zone1 day ago
BJP Scales up Attacks on Congress Over AgustaWestland Deal
NEW DELHI: BJP scaled up its attack on the Congress with party chief Amit Shah posing questions to his rivals on the way AgustaWestland deal was handled. For second day in row, Shah trained his guns on Sonia Gandhi-led Congress as more muck seems ...
 New Indian Express1 day ago
Middleman left country day after CBI opened probe, trail leads to doors of Cong bigwigs: MinisterPrasad
As the government announced Thursday that India has approached the British government for extradition of James Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland helicopter deal, a senior NDA minister said everything will be done to ensure ...
 Yahoo! India1 day ago
Asia Times Online
India's panic button rule will raise cost of mobile handsets
, India, South Asia To digitally empower women and ensure their safety, the Indian government has mandated that all mobile phones to be sold in the country from Jan. 1, 2017 should have a panic button enabling users to make emergency call. Ravi ...
 Asia Times Online2 days ago
India Passes Law Making Mobile Phone Panic Buttons Mandatory
Indiahas passed legislation that will requiremobile phones to have panic buttons so womencan alert authorities when in distress. The measure comes as a response to the growing number of rapes and sexual assaults in the country. Pressing the ...
 Breitbart.com2 days ago
Tech2 firstpost.com
IT minister makes Panic button on all smartphones mandatory from 2017 for women safety
In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self protection, especially for women, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to connect the nearest redressal agency.This ...
 Tech2 firstpost.com2 days ago
DMK-Cong. alliance shelters corrupt
BJP leader and Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday attacked the DMK-Congress alliance in the State saying that it was a coalition of those who shelter and protect the corrupt. Mr. Prasad, ...
 The Hindu1 hour ago
India Will Introduce Rape Panic Buttons on Cellphones
Mobile phones have become the Swiss army knives of contemporary life. Long gone are the days when phones merely called; now they text, surf and filmtoo. And beginning next year, all mobile phones sold in India, smart and otherwise, will be required ...
 MSNBC Newsweek3 days ago
India's rape epidemic leads to mandatory 'panic' buttons on all new phones
India wants to improve safety for women, so beginning next year, all mobile phones in India must come with a panic button. Additionally, by 2018, all phones must come with GPS. Officials announced the new rules on Monday, Bloomberg reported .
 Daily Dot3 days ago
BSNL market share will cross 10%: Telecom Minister
The declining market share of public sector telecom major BSNL has been arrested and is set to cross 10 per cent, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.The Minister ...
 Business Line3 days ago
News Flash: BJP will fence India-Bangladesh border: Amit Shah
Bengaluru, April 27: The Rajya Sabha witnessed an uproar on Wednesday as BJP leader Subramanian Swamy named Congress President Sonia Gandhi in the AgustaWestland scam, prompting Congress members to urge the chair to expunge the name. Get all the ...
 Oneindia3 days ago
India to require panic buttons...
Starting next year, all mobile phones sold across India must include a panic button, local news outlets are reporting. In addition, by 2018, all cell phones need to come with a built-in GPS chip, so a person in trouble can be more easily found. ...
 DailyNews724.com11 hours ago
Financial Express
4,983 complaints against UIDAI operators for charging money
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which issues Aadhaar cards, has received 4,983 complaints till date for charging money from residents, Parliament was informed today. (Reuters) Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), ...
 Financial Express3 days ago
i24news
India makes rape panic key mandatory on all cellphones from next year
36,735 rapes were reported across India in 2014, although activists say actual number is likely much higher All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, as the country ...
 i24news3 days ago
Govt blames UPA for decline of BSNL, MTNL
New Delhi: Government today blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in 2014 when the BJP-led ...
 News Today3 days ago
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
The measure is one of many responses by the government after several rape cases in the country Pixel V2 from Lava International in India Credit: Lava International , IDG News Service Apr 27, 2016 4:48 AM India has prescribed that starting ...
 PC World3 days ago
Techradar India
Karbonn to launch phones with SOS in coming months
Only yesterday we had heard news that all mobile phones that will be coming to India by 2017 will come with an SOS feature. The idea behind this move was to ensure the safety of women. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Communications and IT Minister gave this ...
 Techradar India3 days ago
Key events in the VVIP chopper scandal
Angry exchanges between the Congress and ruling BJP members over Subramanian Swamy bringing up Sonia Gandhi's name in Parliament over the AgustaWestland helicopter contract bribery case led to two adjournments of the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. The ...
 The Hindu3 days ago
Livemint.com
Why the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal is back in the limelight
NDA govt led by BJP is trying to isolate the Congress in Parliament on the AgustaWestland issue New Delhi: Charges of corruption are back to haunt the Congress party after an Italian court found two executives of arms maker AgustaWestland guilty of ...
 Livemint.com3 days ago
Govt slams UPA regime for BSNL, MTNL decline
The Union government on Wednesday blamed the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime for the "decline" in financial condition of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited ( BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited ( MTNL), saying the two state-run ...
 The Statesman3 days ago
BSNL, MTNL came under financial stress during UPA regime: Govt
New Delhi Last Updated: April 27, 2016 | 13:59 IST The government on Wednesday blamed the UPA regime for the decline in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 ...
 Money Today3 days ago
PTI - LS-TELECOM - Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
LS-TELECOM - Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. New Delhi, Apr 27 (PTI) Government today blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two ...
 Namibia Press Agency3 days ago
New Karbonn Mobile Features To Ensure Women Safety
The mobile SOS App will be rolled out to users over the next few months. We all have at some point pretended to be on a call if we feel we are being stalked by someone while walking and we have all had a deodorant spray handy to defend ...
 TechTree3 days ago
MSN News US
Parliament Live Blog: I am not afraid, says Sonia
In a bid to corner the Congress party after it launched a tirade against it for imposition of President's rule in Uttarakhand, the ruling dispensation has decided to raise issues of AgustaWestland Chopper scam, Aircel Maxis scam and the Ishrat Jahan ...
 MSN News US3 days ago
Samaylive
Parliament Live:Subramanian Swamy to attack Sonia Gandhi on AgustaWestland chopper deal
Rajya Sabha member Subramanian Swamy is set to attack Sonia Gandhi on chopper deal for which the notice has been given while Meenakshi Lekhi is expected to do the job in the Lok Sabha The Congress is set to continue disrupting the Rajya Sabha on ...
 Samaylive3 days ago
AgustaWestland chopper scam could well be another Bofors for Congress, Sonia
On Tuesday evening, the Congress party's Twitter account was busy. UPA ordered a CBI probe against AgustaWestland, Modi Govt invited them for 'Make in India' pic.twitter.com/ZHg7H3X5Z7 - INC India (@INCIndia) April 26, 2016 By then it had ...
 Firstpost.com3 days ago
Business Standard India
VVIP chopper scam: All you need to know about what went wrong
British AgustaWestland AW101 'Merlin' HC3A in June 2012 (Source: Wikipedia, Cpl Phil Major ABIPP RAF) Following on the heels of the political fistfight over the Ishrat Jahan case, now its the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal and the alleged scam ...
 Business Standard India3 days ago
Panic Button To Become Standard Feature For Smartphones In India In 2017
The Indian government passed a mandate on April 22 that says all smartphones selling within the country should come with a panic button as a standard feature from 2017, followed by a built-in GPS from 2018. (Photo : Garry Knight | Flickr) A new ...
 Tech Times3 days ago
Panic button in smartphones from next year
All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, as the country grapples with large numbers of sex crimes against women. The button would allow users to call emergency services ...
 Emirates2473 days ago
MSN News US
VVIP chopper scam could be Bofors II for Cong, Sonia
Provided by Firstpost On Tuesday evening tweet, the Congress party's Twitter account was busy. UPA ordered a CBI probe against AgustaWestland, Modi Govt invited them for 'Make in India' pic.twitter.com/ZHg7H3X5Z7 - INC India (@INCIndia) ...
 MSN News US3 days ago
New Indian Express
BJP Targets Congress VVIP in Italian Helicopter Scam
NEW DELHI: After an Italian court purportedly cited documents where the Congress leadership and the UPA government were named, the scrapped Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal is back in spotlight. On the warpath, the BJP launched a direct ...
 New Indian Express4 days ago
VVIP chopper deal: BJP asks for names, Congress says we blacklistedAgusta
The Agusta Westland VVIP chopper scam took political centre stage on Tuesday, with the BJP and the Congress hurling charges at each other. Using the conviction of Finmeccanica's former chief by an Italian court in connection with the contract, the ...
 Yahoo! India4 days ago
BJP intensifies attack on Cong on Agusta deal
indication at its intent of steamrolling the Congress over the VVIP chopper scam, the BJP on Tuesday went hammer and tongs on the AgustaWestland issue and demanded to know from then Defence Minister AK Antony as to who took the bribes after it has ...
 New Delhi Pioneer4 days ago
Indian panic buttons, Nokia to buy Withings
iPhones and other phones sold in India must offer a panic button by 2018— Within two years, all phones including iPhones sold in India mu st have a panic button and built-in GPS, according to a new ruling by Minister of Communications and ...
 Mac-nz4 days ago
Antony faces questions on Agusta scam
NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday asked former defence minister AK Antony to clarify if any Congress leader was involved in accepting bribe in the $750 million AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal. BJP leader and union minister ...
 The Gulf Today4 days ago
VVIP chopper scam: Name the bribe-takers, BJP asks Congress
NEW DELHI: BJP plans to raise the AugustaWestland chopper deal revelations in Parliament through notices submitted by MPs Meenakshi Lekhi and Subramanian Swamy even as the party on Tuesday asked former defence minister A K Antony to name party ...
 Times of India4 days ago
Times of India
'Sonia was the driving force behind chopper deal'
NEW DELHI: BJP on Tuesday planned to target Sonia Gandhi and other Congress leaders on the issue of bribes in the AugustaWestland chopper deal during the UPA regime in a bid to corner the main opposition party, which has been paralysing the Rajya ...
 Times of India4 days ago
BJP, Congress confront over chopper deal
The BJP and the Congress were on Tuesday headed for an escalating confrontation over allegations of bribery in the Rs.3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal during the UPA regime, with Sonia Gandhi clearly being the target of the ruling party's attack. ...
 The Statesman4 days ago
India to Require Panic Buttons on Phones
By in trouble can be more easily found. Starting next year, all mobile phones sold across India must include a panic button, local news outlets are reporting. In addition, by 2018, all cell phones need to come with a built-in GPS chip, so a ...
 PC Magazine4 days ago
Engadget
India mandates all smartphones must come with a panic button Mobile — 4h ago View
It's not just local manufacturers that will be forced to abide by the new ruling, with outfits such as Samsung and Apple also liable. It's not the first time that manufacturers will have to tweak their designs to deal with local legislation. For ...
 Engadget4 days ago
Sonia, Antony face the heat as BJP plans to launch chopper deal attack
New Delhi: BJP and Congress were on Tuesday headed for an escalating confrontation over allegations of bribery in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal during the UPA regime, with Sonia Gandhi clearly being the target of the ruling party's attack.
 Manorama Online4 days ago
BJP attacks Antony over Augusta deal; Congress hits back
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The BJP on Tuesday asked former defence minister A.K. Antony to clarify if any Congress leader was involved in accepting bribe in the $750 million AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal, but Antony noted that it was his ...
 Yahoo! India4 days ago
BJP targets Sonia Gandhi in VVIP chopper scam
BJP yesterday used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and asked the then defence minister A K Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the scandal. The party ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star4 days ago
DNA India
VVIP chopper scam: Note from middleman reportedly calls Sonia Gandhi 'driving force' behind AgustaWestland deal
BJP and Congress were headed for an escalating confrontation over allegations of bribery in the Rs.3,6000 crore VVIP helicopter deal during the UPA regime, with Sonia Gandhi clearly being the target of the ruling party's attack. Reports from ...
 DNA India4 days ago
BJP goes after bribe-takers in chopper deal, Cong junks graft charges
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) asked the Congress on Tuesday to come clean on bribe-takers in a controversial chopper deal but the opposition party hit back by accusing the NDA government of indulging in vicious propaganda. The ...
 Hindustan Times4 days ago
BJP tears into Congress on AgustaWestland, Ishrat cases
The BJP on Tuesday targeted the Congress top leadership over the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam in 2010, and the Ishrat Jahan issue, alleging that the UPA government stood with LeT to prove a terrorist as a nationalist. Baat niklegi to phir door ...
 Hindu Business Line4 days ago
BJP places VVIP chopper scam card to corner Congress
New Delhi, Apr 26: Turning the heat on Congress over corruption issue, the BJP today asked former Defence Minister AK Antony to put the record straight on VVIP helicopter scam and clear the air whether any of his party leader was among those who ...
 Newshence.com4 days ago
MacNN
India to create 911-type service, require 'panic' button on phones
updated 12:58 pm EDT, Tue April 26, 2016 by MacNN Staff Apple's current 'emergency call' system to complex to meet requirements of new law In response to a growing rape problem in India, the country is finally setting up a centralized ...
 MacNN4 days ago
Ilounge
India demands panic button on iPhone by 2017
The new rule essentially means that Apple's existing emergency call feature, which requires the passcode screen to be activated and the emergency calling option to be activated, isn't satisfactory. India's law requires the ability to activate the ...
 Ilounge4 days ago
BJP targets Sonia over AgustaWestland deal
In a bid to put top Congress leadership on back foot over corruption issue, the BJP today asked former Defence Minister AK Antony to put the record straight on VVIP helicopter scam and name his party leader, who allegedly got kickbacks in an approx ...
 NetIndia123.com4 days ago
New Indian Express
Sonia-Manmohan Faces Corruption Charge in AgustaWestland Chopper Deal
NEW DELHI: BJP and Congress were today headed for an escalating confrontation over allegations of bribery in the Rs.3,6000 crore VVIP helicopter deal during the UPA regime, with Sonia Gandhi clearly being the target of the ruling party's attack. ...
 New Indian Express4 days ago
Sputnik
Hot Button Issue: Indian Cell Phones to Feature Panic Key
All phones tobe sold inthe country in2017 will need tohave a panic button that can be used tosend outa signal incase ofemergency. In addition, GPS navigation systems will be mandatory onall gadgets byJanuary 1, 2018. The new rules were announced ...
 Sputnik4 days ago
PTI - 2NDLD CHOPPER 2 LAST
2NDLD CHOPPER 2 LAST Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. Sharma also claimed that a businessman "close to" Modi has entered into an MoU with AgustaWestland. But he refused to name him. The BJP fielded Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to attack the ...
 Namibia Press Agency4 days ago
Every Phone Sold in India Will Soon Have a Panic Button For Women's Safety
In an attempt to promote women's safety, every single mobile phone sold in India from 2017 onward must include a panic button, the country's Ministry of Communications and Technology announced on Monday. For regular mobile phones, holding down ...
 Gizmodo4 days ago
'VVIP chopper scam case was taken up by UPA, Modi dispensation had blacklisted it': Congress hits back at BJP
New Delhi: Hitting back at BJP on the VVIP chopper deal, Congress on Tuesdaysought to know why was Agusta Westland removed from the blacklisted category by the Modi dispensation. Rejecting the accusations levelled against the party in the deal, ...
 Firstpost.com4 days ago
Deccan Chronicle
Why did Modi govt remove AgustaWestland from blacklist: Congress
New Delhi : Hitting back at BJP on the VVIP chopper deal, Congress today sought to know why was AgustaWestland removed from the blacklisted category by the Modi dispensation. Rejecting the accusations levelled against the party in the deal, ...
 Deccan Chronicle4 days ago
CONG-CHOPPER 2 LAST
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. The Congress' counter-attack came close on the heels of BJP using the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the former. The saffron party has asked A K Antony to name the party ...
 Namibia Press Agency4 days ago
PTI - LD CHOPPER 2 LAST
LD CHOPPER 2 LAST Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. The Aircel Maxis issue is likely to be raked up by Anurag Thakur in the Lok Sabha while in the upper house it may be raised by Bhupender Yadav. Similarly, the Ishrat Jahan case pot will be stirred ...
 Namibia Press Agency4 days ago
BJP plans to target Sonia on chopper deal
BJP plans to target Sonia Gandhi and other Congress leaders on the issue of bribes in the AugustaWestland chopper deal during the UPA regime in a bid to corner the main opposition party which has been paralysing Rajya Sabha on the Uttarakhand affair. The top ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago
TeleAnalysis.com
Karbonn To Add SOS App On Mobile Phones In 2 Months
Jaina Group promoted smartphone maker Karbonn Mobiles Tuesday said it will add various features in its SoS app including women safety features in its mobile devices, and the company start offering the features in next two months. Karbonn Mobiles ...
 TeleAnalysis.com4 days ago
AgustaWestland row: Antony must disclose if any Congress leader involved, asks BJP
New Delhi: Holding the former UPA regime responsible for the flip-flops on the Agusta Westland deal, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday asked former defence minister A.K. Antony to disclose if any Congress leader was ...
 ABP Live4 days ago
MSN News US
BJP to name Sonia in VVIP chopper deal scam
Provided by Firstpost After raking up the Ishrat Jahan issue and the Uttarakhand crisis in the Parliament, it appears that both the Houses are set to see acrimony over another alleged scam. The BJP is presently working on a plan to initiate a ...
 MSN News US4 days ago
Modi government to corner Sonia Gandhi in AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam
When asked about the possibility of giving relief toAgustaWestland in the Rs 3600 crore chopper scam, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said,"There is no question of giving any relief to those who have been chargesheeted by the CBI." After the ...
 India Today4 days ago
EGov Online
Panic button to be must in all cell phones beginning Jan 2017
Continuing its efforts to protect women against crime, the Union Government very has now issued a circular directing the cell phone manufacturers to put a single key panic button in all mobile handsets. No single device will be sold from next ...
 EGov Online4 days ago
Panic button mandatory in all smartphones from next year
All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, as the country grapples with large numbers of sex crimes against women. The button would allow users to call emergency services ...
 Emirates2474 days ago
Qatar Peninsula
Women safety spurs compulsory panic button in ...
(file photo: Reuters) By Vrishti Beniwal and Siddharth Philip Mobile phones in India must include a panic-button from the start of next year and satellite-based location technology from 2018, as officials try to make the nation safer for women.
 Qatar Peninsula4 days ago
Karbonn Mobiles to unroll Women Safety features on mobile devices over next two months
17:33 IST These features are not just useful in times of distress but would also help in ensuring safety even when the user is not vulnerable, safeguarding them from potential threats. Article saved successfully to my page. ...
 India Infoline4 days ago
Fireworks expected in Parliament: BJP to name Sonia Gandhi in Agusta Westland scam
After raking up the Ishrat Jahan issue and the Uttarakhand crisis in the Parliament, it appears that both the Housesareset to see acrimony over another alleged scam. The BJP is presently working on a plan to initiate a debate on the Agusta Westland ...
 Firstpost.com4 days ago
Clarify on Agusta chopper scam, BJP asks ex-minister Antony
The BJP on Tuesday asked former defence minister A.K. Antony to clarify if any Congress leader was involved in accepting bribe in the $750 million AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal.BJP leader and union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Antony had confirmed ...
 Prokerala4 days ago
Panic Key On All Mobile Phones In India Next Year
:34 View Comments NEW DELHI : All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, as the country grapples with large numbers of sex crimes against women. The button would ...
 Malaysian Digest4 days ago
Jagran Post
Mobile panic button: All that you should know
"Technology is solely meant to make human life better and what better than using it for the security of women... from January 1, 2017, no cell phone can be sold without a provision for panic button and from January 1, 2018 mobile sets should have ...
 Jagran Post4 days ago
No cell phone sans panic button to be sold in India from next year: Prasad
The said button will be compulsory on all cell phones being sold in India from January 1, 2017, in order to enable users make emergency call easily. In a bid to make a mobile phone handset a tool for self protection, especially for women, the ...
 Tehelka4 days ago
Ani News
AgustaWestland row: Govt. questions Antony's silence
Apr 26, 4:59 pm New Delhi, Apr. 26 ( ANI ): Holding the former UPA regime responsible for the flip-flops on the Agusta Westland deal, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday asked former defence minister A.K.
 Ani News4 days ago
All mobile phones to be sold in India from 2017 must have panic buttons to ensure women's safety
To ensure safety protocols for women are in place, the Indian government has issued a notification stating that all new mobile handsets to be sold in India from 2017 must have a panic button. In addition, from a year later (January 2018), phones ...
 International Business Times UK4 days ago
India makes panic key a must for all mobiles from next year
No cell phones will be sold withou­t the provis­ion for panic button from Januar­y 1, 2017 PHOTO: REUTERS NEW DELHI: All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, ...
 The Express Tribune4 days ago
From 2017, all new mobile phones in India will have a panic button for women's safety
From 2017, all new mobile phones in India will have a panic button for women's safety 1 Share Share Tweet Share What's This? Image: INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/ By Sonam JoshiIndia2016-04-26 10:04:31 UTC In order to provide emergency assistance to women, ...
 Mashable4 days ago
Siasat Daily
Panic Button For Women Safety Must In Phones From Next Year
NEW DELHI — Panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India from 1 January, 2017, onwards to enable users make emergency call easily. Besides, in-built GPS navigation system would be mandatory for all phones a year ...
 Siasat Daily4 days ago
Tech2 firstpost.com
No cell phone can be sold without a panic button from 2017: IT Minister
In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self protection, especially for women, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to connect the nearest redressal agency.This ...
 Tech2 firstpost.com4 days ago
Yourstory.in
Panic button will be made compulsory for all mobile phones from Jan 1
Panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India January 1, 2017, onwards to enable users make emergency call easily. Source : digitaltrends Besides, in-built GPS navigation system would be mandatory for all phones a year ...
 Yourstory.in4 days ago
Techradar India
Panic button a must feature for Mobile phones from 2017
To ensure women safety in the country, all mobile phones to be sold in the country from the year 2017 will feature a 'Panic button' that will allow users make emergency calls easily in the time of crisis. Besides, an in-built GPS navigation system ...
 Techradar India4 days ago
Oman Observer
Phone panic button rule in India
Mobile phones in India must include a panic-button from the start of next year and satellite-based location technology from 2018, as officials try to make the nation safer for women. The emergency feature would be activated by pressing a designated ...
 Oman Observer4 days ago
Deccan Chronicle
In Parliamentary meet, BJP decides to corner Cong over VVIP chopper scam, Ishrat case
New Delhi : Facing opposition attack over the Uttarakhand crisis, BJP on Tuesday sought to corner Congress over the VVIP chopper scam and Ishrat Jahan issue, alleging that the UPA government stood with LeT to prove a "terrorist" as a nationalist. ...
 Deccan Chronicle4 days ago
BJP seeks to corner govt over VVIP chopper scam, Ishrat case
NEW DELHI : Facing opposition attack over the Uttarakhand crisis, BJP today sought to corner Congress over the VVIP chopper scam and Ishrat Jahan issue, alleging that the UPA government stood with LeT to prove a terrorist as a nationalist. In the ...
 Daily Excelsior.com4 days ago
BJP Seeks to Corner Cong Over VVIP Chopper Scam, Ishrat Case
Facing opposition attack over the Uttarakhand crisis, BJP today sought to corner Congress over the VVIP chopper scam and Ishrat Jahan issue, alleging that the UPA government stood with LeT to prove a "terrorist" as a nationalist. In the first ...
 Outlook India4 days ago
DNA India
BJP plans to firefight Uttarakhand row by raising Ishrat Jahan and VVIP chopper scam issue in Parliament
Facing opposition attack over the Uttarakhand crisis, BJP on Tuesday sought to corner Congress over the VVIP chopper scam and Ishrat Jahan issue, alleging that the UPA government stood with LeT to prove a "terrorist" as a nationalist. Naidu and ...
 DNA India4 days ago
BJP's counter move: Corner Congress over VVIP chopper scam, Ishrat case
Facing opposition s ire over the Uttarakhand crisis, BJP on Tuesday sought to corner Congress over the VVIP chopper scam and Ishrat Jahan issue, alleging that the UPA government stood with LeT to prove a terrorist as a nationalist. Read more: Why ...
 Hindustan Times4 days ago
Risks to Women Spur Mobile-Phone Panic Button Rule in India
Emergency button and satellite-based navigation made mandatory Telecom minister says technology can help with women's safety India said mobile phones must include a panic-button feature from the start of next year and incorporate ...
 Bloomberg4 days ago
Tech2 firstpost.com
All mobile phones to have mandatory panic button from 2017
In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self protection, especially for women, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to connect the nearest redressal agency.This ...
 Tech2 firstpost.com4 days ago
All mobile handsets in India to come with panic button from 2017, GPS from 2018
NEW DELHI: All mobile handsets sold in India from January 2017 will have to feature a panic button that will allow women in distress to seek help. In addition, from January 2018, all mobile phones must have an inbuilt GPS to identify the handset ...
 Economic Times4 days ago
NDTV
Panic Button for Women Mandatory on Mobiles From January 1: Prasad
In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self protection, especially for women, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to connect the nearest redressal agency. This ...
 NDTV4 days ago
All new mobile phones sold in the country to have panic button and GPS facility
New Delhi From next year onwards, all mobiles phones sold in the country will come with a dedicated panic button and Global Positioning System facility that can be used to send out a signal in case of distress. The Department of ...
 AndhraNews.net4 days ago
Sify
Panic button mandatory for all new mobile phones from 2017
New Delhi: Panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India January 1, 2017, onwards to enable users make emergency call easily. Besides, in-built GPS navigation system would be mandatory for all phones a year later with effect from ...
 Sify4 days ago
By 2018, all phones sold in India will have panic button, in-builtGPS
Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has signed an order mandating facility of a panic button and in-built global positioning system (GPS) from January 1, 2017, and January 1, 2018, respectively. Technology is ...
 Yahoo! India5 days ago
All Mobiles Must Have Emergency Panic Button from Jan 2017
NEW DELHI: All mobile phones sold in India from January 2017 should have an emergency panic button, while all phones sold from 2018 should possess an inbuilt global positioning system (GPS), says a government ordered released on Monday. The ...
 New Indian Express5 days ago
Weekly Voice
Panic button must for Indian mobile handsets from next year.
New Delhi: In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self protection, especially for women, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to connect the nearest redressal ...
 Weekly Voice5 days ago
India wants panic button in all phones from next year
In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self-protection, especially for women, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to connect the nearest redressal agency. ...
 Telecom Lead5 days ago
India said to mandate panic button in mobile phones
India's government will soon require cell phone manufacturers to include a panic button on their devices, Bloomberg reported on Monday. Manufacturers will need to implement a feature by early next year to connect allowing users to flag when they ...
 The Hill5 days ago
Women's Safety Spurs India to Require Mobile-Phone Panic Button
(Bloomberg) -- India said mobile phones must include a panic-button feature from the start of next year and incorporate satellite-based navigation technology from 2018 as officials try to make the nation a safer place for women. The emergency ...
 La Repubblica5 days ago
[News] India requires panic buttons on all new mobile phones
India wants to improve safety for women, so beginning next year, all mobile phones in India must come with a panic button. Additionally, by 2018, all phones must come with GPS. Officials announced the new rules on Monday, Bloomberg reported .
 PSFK2 days ago
Emergency push button on mobile handsets
NEW DELHI: All mobile handsets sold from January 2017 will have to feature a 'panic button' according to a notification of the telecom department. All handsets will further need to feature inbuilt GPS to identify the handset user's location from ...
 Economic Times5 days ago
Money Today
From 2017, phones to sport mandatory panic button
"Technology is solely meant to make human life better and what better than using it for the security of women. I have taken a decision that from January 1, 2017, no cell phone can be sold without a provision for panic button, and from January 1, 2018 mobile ...
 Money Today5 days ago
Panic button must for all new mobile phones from Jan 1
New Delhi, Apr 25 (PTI) Panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India January 1, 2017, onwards to enable users make emergency call easily. Besides, in-built GPS navigation system would be mandatory for all phones a year ...
 Press Trust of India5 days ago
From 2017, new handsets will require mandatory panic button
Ravi Shankar Prasad New Delhi, April 25 In a bid to make mobile phone handsets an effective tool for self-protection, the government on Monday said no such device will be sold from next year without a single-key panic button. "Technology is ...
 ProKerala.com5 days ago
TechSpot
India will soon require every phone sold to have a panic button as violence against women rises
As part of a campaign to protect women from crime, India's telecommunications ministry has announced that every mobile phone sold in the country from 2017 onwards must include a panic button. Once the rule comes into effect in January next year, ...
 TechSpot3 days ago
MSN News US
India to use new cell-phone panic button to help combat sexual violence against women
Mobile phones have become the Swiss army knives of contemporary life. Long gone are the days when phones merely called; now they text, surf and film too. And beginning next year, all mobile phones sold in India, smart and otherwise, will be required ...
 MSN News US3 days ago
InvestorPlace.com
India Adding Mandatory Panic Buttons to Smartphones by 2017
India women with mobile devices will be safer starting next year. Source: Samsung The Asian country is adding mandatory panic buttons on smartphones by 2017 in order to reduce the alarming amount of violence against women that exists in India.
 InvestorPlace.com3 days ago
Christian Science Monitor
Will a mobile phone panic button help stop sexual assaults in India?
India has a large market for mobile phones, and while access has spread to the rural areas, some say that requiring extra features on the phone may increase the cost of the phones, making them unaffordable to some women. Activists from All India ...
 Christian Science Monitor3 days ago
EthiXbase
India: VVIP chopper scam: BJP asks Congress to name bribe takers
April 27th, 2016 Asia , Ethical Alliance Daily News BJP on Tuesday used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked the then Defence Minister A K Antony to name the party leaders allegedly ...
 EthiXbase3 days ago
India: Mobile phones to have mandatory panic button from 2017
INDIAS government has announced that it will make it mandatory for all new mobile phones to feature a panic button from January 2017 as a means to ensure women's safety through technology, said its Communications and Information Minister on Tuesday.
 Asian Correspondent3 days ago
Come 2017, all mobile phones in India to have a panic button
So what's a girl to do? Well, just press the panic button that each and every mobile phone in India will now come equipped with. That's right: the Government of India has made it mandatory for mobile handset makers--whether they are Chinese or ...
 InToday3 days ago
MSN News US
Parliament Live Blog: BJP targets Sonia Gandhi on Agusta
In a bid to corner the Congress party after it launched a tirade against it for imposition of President's rule in Uttarakhand, the ruling dispensation has decided to raise issues of AgustaWestland Chopper scam, Aircel Maxis scam and the Ishrat Jahan ...
 MSN News US3 days ago
India will require physical panic buttons on all mobile phones to prevent violence against women
In a bid to prevent crimes against women, all mobile phones sold in India will be required to have a physical panic button installed by the beginning of next year. Department of Telecommunications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Twitter that ...
 TechCrunch3 days ago
SAMAA TV
India to introduce panic button in phones starting 2017
The Indian telecommunication ministry has announced all mobile phones sold in the country 2017 onward must include a panic button. Indian Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted on Tuesday, saying the ...
 SAMAA TV3 days ago
Sonia 'driving force' behind Agusta Westland scam? ...
After raking up the Ishrat Jahan issue and the Uttarakhand crisis in the Parliament, it appears that both the Housesareset to see acrimony over another alleged scam. The BJP is presently working on a plan to initiate a debate on the Agusta Westland ...
 Firstpost.com3 days ago
VVIP chopper purchase: BJP targets Sonia Gandhi for being the 'driving force' behind deal
Sonia Gandhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress were on Tuesday headed for an escalating confrontation over allegations of bribery in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime, with Sonia ...
 Business Standard India3 days ago
Panic button in phones from next year
All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, as the country grapples with large numbers of sex crimes against women. The button would allow users to call emergency services ...
 Emirates2473 days ago
Muscat Daily
India makes panic key must for mobiles from 2017
The button would allow users to call emergency services by pressing a single key on their phone, a telecommunications ministry official said. No cell phones can be sold without the provision for panic button from January 1, 2017, he said, ...
 Muscat Daily3 days ago
Tech2 firstpost.com
IT minister mandates Panic button on all smartphones from 2017 for women safety
In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self protection, especially for women, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to connect the nearest redressal agency.This ...
 Tech2 firstpost.com3 days ago
VVIP chopper scam: BJP plans to target Sonia
New Delhi: BJP plans to target Sonia Gandhi and other Congress leaders on the issue of bribes in the AugustaWestland chopper deal during the UPA regime in a bid to corner the main opposition party which has been paralysing Rajya Sabha on the Uttarakhand ...
 Sify3 days ago
VVIP chopper scam: BJP to gun for Sonia in House
NEW DELHI: An Italian court order that names former IAF chief S P Tyagi for receiving bribes in purchase of VVIP choppers and references to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and other top party leaders sent political temperatures soaring with BJP ...
 Times of India3 days ago
India Will Require 'Panic Button' On Cellphones To Report Assault
The Indian government will require all new mobile phones to have a "panic button" beginning in 2017, "to help our women in distress," the communications and information technology minister tweeted on Tuesday. The Telecommunications Ministry said ...
 NewsHub South Africa4 days ago
Will mobile phone panic button help stop sexual assaults in India?
As part of an effort to fight sexual assault against women in India, all mobile phones will be required to have panic buttons starting January 2017. The new rules released this week will apply to both local and internationally manufactured phones.
 PR Web via Yahoo!4 days ago
Augusta Westland scam: Note from middleman reportedly calls Sonia Gandhi driving force behind deal
New Delhi BJP and Congress were headed for an escalating confrontation over allegations of bribery in the Rs.3,6000 crore VVIP helicopter deal during the UPA regime, with Sonia Gandhi clearly being the target of the ruling party's attack. ...
 DeshGujarat4 days ago
Chopper scam: BJP targets Sonia
BJP on Tuesday used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target Congress president Sonia Gandhi and asked the then Defence Minister AK Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the scandal. The party ...
 Nagaland Post4 days ago
BJP targets Sonia Gandhi over copter deal
Congress president Sonia Gandhi with WBPCC chief Adhir Ranjan Choudhary at an election campaign rally at Sujapur. (Photo:PTI) Uproar likely in Houses Under relentless attack over the Uttarakhand crisis, the BJP has decided to counter the Congress by raking up ...
 Asian Age4 days ago
From 2017, 'Panic buttons' must on all new mobiles in India
All phones sold in India from 2017 onwards will be required to include a provision for a panic button to allow users to intimate about any emergency situation that may arise. Aimed at women's safety, the measure will also include a provision for the ...
 Dhaka Tribune4 days ago
New Indian Express
Sonia, Manmohan Face Corruption Charge in AgustaWestland Chopper Deal
NEW DELHI: BJP and Congress were today headed for an escalating confrontation over allegations of bribery in the Rs.3,6000 crore VVIP helicopter deal during the UPA regime, with Sonia Gandhi clearly being the target of the ruling party's attack. ...
 New Indian Express4 days ago
DNA India
VVIP chopper deal scam: Govt questions AK Antony's silence in AgustaWestland deal
Holding the former UPA regime responsible for the flip-flops on the Agusta Westland deal, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday asked former defence minister AK Antony to disclose if any Congress leader was involved in ...
 DNA India4 days ago
VVIP chopper scam case was taken up by UPA: Congress
Provided by Firstpost New Delhi: Hitting back at BJP on the VVIP chopper deal, Congress on Tuesday sought to know why was Agusta Westland removed from the blacklisted category by the Modi dispensation. Rejecting the accusations levelled against ...
 MSN News US4 days ago
Livemint.com
VVIP chopper scam: BJP targets Sonia, tells Congress to name bribe takers
BJP says Antony should answer if leaders of Congress are involved in the chopper scam or not New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked ...
 Livemint.com4 days ago
BJP plans to target Sonia Gandhi over AgustaWestland chopper deal
Congress President Sonia Gandhi (Photo: PTI) A recent Italian court judgement stated how the firm lobbied with the Congress President and her close aides. New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party plans to target Sonia Gandhi and other Congress leaders on the ...
 Asian Age4 days ago
BJP plans to target Sonia Gandhi on chopper deal
CHANDIGARH: While city residents are reeling under a water crisis, around 40 fountains (big and small) in various gardens, green belts and other parts of the city, which come within the purview of the Municipal Corporation, are getting potable water ...
 Chandigarh Tribune4 days ago
International Business Times India
Chopper Scam: BJP to name Sonia Gandhi in Parliament
India's main ruling party, the BJP, has decided to bring the name of Sonia Gandhi to be included in the infamous AugustaWestland chopper scam during the Parliamentary debate on Wednesday, reported NDTV . Prosecutors of an Italian court have named ...
 International Business Times India4 days ago
Times of India
Copter scam: BJP asks Cong to name bribe-takers
NEW DELHI: BJP on Tuesday used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and asked the then defence minister A K Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the scandal. The ...
 Times of India4 days ago
Why did Modi govt remove Agusta Westland from blacklist: Cong
Hitting back at BJP on the VVIP chopper deal, Congress today sought to know why was Agusta Westland removed from the blacklisted category by the Modi dispensation. Rejecting the accusations levelled against the party in the deal, Congress leader and former ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago
TheStack.com
All new phones in India will have panic buttons by 2017
From next year, all new mobile phones sold in India will contain a panic button in an effort to increase women's safety in the country. The buttons will dial an immediate connection to the emergency services, and will also feature mandatory ...
 TheStack.com4 days ago
VVIP Chopper Scam: BJP Asks Cong for Names of Bribe Takers
BJP plans to target Sonia Gandhi and other Congress leaders on the issue of bribes in the AugustaWestland chopper deal during the UPA regime in a bid to corner the main opposition party which has been paralysing Rajya Sabha on the Uttarakhand ...
 Outlook India4 days ago
In India: All phones to come with panic button for women's safety from 2017
For feature phones, the numeric keys 5 and 9 will be used for panic buttons while smartphone manufacturers will have to introduce a new button or feature to send emergency alerts. To provide emergency assistance to women, all new mobile phones in ...
 Pulse.ng4 days ago
VVIP chopper scam: BJP asks Congress to name bribe takers
(Photo: Video grab) BJP asked the then Defence Minister AK Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the scandal. New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target ...
 Asian Age4 days ago
Mandatory panic button in mobile phones: Good call, but can everyone affordit?
The Government of India has decided that no mobile can be sold in the country without an in-built panic button and global positioning system (GPS) from January 1, 2017, and January 1, 2018, respectively. The move aims to help improve security of ...
 Yahoo! India4 days ago
Daily Bhaskar
India Mandates Panic Button on all Phones From January 1
In a bid to improve women security, the government has made it mandatory that no mobile can be sold in India without an in-built panic button starting January 1, 2017. This will help to make an emergency call easily in the situation of crisis. ...
 Daily Bhaskar4 days ago
#AgustaNetas: Tell names of bribe takers: BJP to Cong
Please enable the javascript of your browser to see the video. BJP today (April 26) used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked the then Defence Minister A K Antony to name ...
 TimesNow.tv4 days ago
Daily Bhaskar
Panic Buttons Must Every Mobile Phone in India from January 1
In a bid to improve women security, the government has made it mandatory that no mobile can be sold in India without an in-built panic button starting January 1, 2017. This will help to make an emergency call easily in the situation of crisis. ...
 Daily Bhaskar4 days ago
PTI - BJP-CONG - VVIP chopper scam: Tell names of bribe takers, BJP to Cong
BJP-CONG - VVIP chopper scam: Tell names of bribe takers, BJP to Cong Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. New Delhi, Apr 26 (PTI) BJP today used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked the ...
 Namibia Press Agency4 days ago
All mobile phones sold in India to have mandatory panic button
NEW DELHI // All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, as the country grapples with large numbers of sex crimes against women. The button would allow users to call ...
 Abu Dhabi National4 days ago
Panic Button Must For Mobile Handsets From Next Year
NEW DELHI: In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self protection, especially for women, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to connect the nearest redressal ...
 Silicon India4 days ago
The Mobile Indian
Panic button must for mobile phones from next year
Also, it is remain to be seen if big device makers like Apple and Samsung, who manufacture their flagships outside India, will tweak their device's design to accommodate a panic button or not. All mobile phones sold in India from January 2017 ...
 The Mobile Indian4 days ago
India to introduce panic buttons in mobile phones
NEW DELHI — Mobile phones in India must include a panic button from the start of next year and satellite-based location technology from 2018, as officials try to make the nation safer for women. The emergency feature would be activated by ...
 Today Online4 days ago
International Business Times India
Panic button mandatory for all mobile phones sold from January 2017
All mobile phones to be sold in India from Jan. 1, 2017, will come with a dedicated panic button that would dial an emergency call at a click of a button,the Department of Telecommunications said in a notification on Monday, as reported by the ...
 International Business Times India4 days ago
Techradar India
Panic button a must have feature for Mobile phones from 2017
To ensure women safety in the country, all mobile phones to be sold in the country from the year 2017 will feature a 'Panic button' that will allow users make emergency calls easily in the time of crisis. Besides, an in-built GPS navigation system ...
 Techradar India4 days ago
Financial Express
BJP seeks to corner Congress over VVIP chopper scam, Ishrat case
Senior Union Ministers Arun Jaitley told the MPs that the whole world knew that Ishrat was a terrorist and LeT operative but Congress and the then Home Minister P Chidambaram allegedly tried to help her and whitewash the case, Union Minister Mukhtar ...
 Financial Express4 days ago
Indian government mandates panic button on all phones sold in the country from 2017
The Indian government has announced that all mobile phones sold in the country from January 1, 2017 should come with a panic button that will allow anyone in need the ability to contact authorities with a single key. Built-in GPS is also a mandatory ...
 Windows Phone Central4 days ago
Firstpost.com
BJP to corner Congress over VVIP chopper scam, Ishrat ...
New Delhi: Facing opposition attack over the Uttarakhand crisis, BJP on Tuesday sought to corner Congress over the VVIP chopper scam and Ishrat Jahan issue, alleging that the UPA government stood with LeT to prove a "terrorist" as a nationalist. ...
 Firstpost.com4 days ago
Rediff.com
Panic button must in mobile phones by next year
  No mobile handset will be sold in India without the facility of identifying the location through Satellite based GPS from January 2018, the notification said From January 1 next year, all mobile phones sold in India will come with a panic button enabling users, especially women, to send out distress signals in case of an emergency. A notification by the department of telecommunications said no mobile phone handset shall be sold in India from January 1, 2017, without the facility of ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago
eGovWatch: Panic button must for all new mobile phones to be sold in India from January 1,2017
An official notification dated April 22, said, With effect from January 1, 2017, no mobile phone handset manufactured company shall sell in India… Feature phones without the facility of panic button by pressing Numeric key 5 or Numeric key 9 to ...
 Express Computer India4 days ago
Panic button for all new mobile phones from next year
"Technology is solely meant to make human life better and what better than using it for the security of women... from January 1, 2017, no cell phone can be sold without a provision for panic button and from January 1, 2018 mobile sets should have ...
 Jagran Post4 days ago
Deccan Chronicle
Panic button a must for new mobile phones from January 1
Mumbai: A panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India from next January in order to enable users make emergency call easily. Besides, in-built GPS navigation system will be mandatory for all phones a year later with ...
 Deccan Chronicle4 days ago
Tech2 firstpost.com
All smartphones and feature phones to have emergency panic button from 2017
In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self protection, especially for women, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to connect the nearest redressal agency.This ...
 Tech2 firstpost.com4 days ago
From 2017, panic buttons must on all new mobiles
NEW DELHI: All phones sold in the country from the year 2017 will need to have a provision for a panic key that would enable users to intimate about emergency situations. The measure, aimed at women safety, will also see a provision for installation ...
 Times of India5 days ago
Panic button must for mobile handsets from next year: Govt
New Delhi : In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self-protection, especially for women, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to connect the nearest redressal ...
 The Freepress Journal5 days ago
News24online
From 2017, panic button must for mobile handsets
New Delhi: In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self-protection, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button that will connect to the nearest redressal agency with a ...
 News24online5 days ago
For safety: panic button a must for mobile handsets from next year
New Delhi: In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self-protection, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button that will connect to the nearest redressal agency with a ...
 Manorama Online5 days ago
PTI - PANICBUTTON - Panic button must for all new mobile phones from Jan 1
PANICBUTTON - Panic button must for all new mobile phones from Jan 1 Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. New Delhi, Apr 25 (PTI) Panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India January 1, 2017, onwards to enable users make ...
 Namibia Press Agency5 days ago
Khaleej Times
India likely to become '$10t...
Zero per cent of below poverty line population and 175 million job by 2032 expected India will become $10 trillion economy and achieve growth rate of 10 per cent by 2032, Niti Aayog chief executive officer Amitabh Kant said on Thursday. ...
 Khaleej Times1 week ago
'Govt working wholeheartedly to revive economy'
Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasadon Thursdaysaid the government was "wholeheartedly" working towards reviving the economy. Speaking at the inaugural session of the 10th Mindmine Summit organised by ...
 The Statesman1 week ago
Govt working wholeheartedly to revive economy: Prasad
Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasadon Thursdaysaid the government was "wholeheartedly" working towards reviving the economy. Speaking at the inaugural session of the 10th Mindmine Summit organised by ...
 The Statesman1 week ago
Digitizing India event: RS Prasad lists govt's plan of action
Emphasising that the key focus of the government is funding the unfunded and banking the unbanked, Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasaid said, a postal payments bank is expected to start by March 2017.
 Money Control3 weeks ago
Finishing touch
While announcing that one billion Indians were registered under Aadhaar, Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday thanked Nandan Nilekani, former chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India, ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
Private operators cry foul over BSNL new call service; PSU denies
NEW DELHI: Industry body COAI has alleged that BSNL's new app-based service for making calls is in violation to licence norms, but the telecom PSU has rebutted the charge. Referring to media reports on the service, COAI said, "The development depicted by ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago
Aadhaar enrolment crosses 1 bn mark: Prasad
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated more than 100 crore (one billion) Aadhaar numbers in a span of five and a half years, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Monday."More than 100 crore residents in India ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
One India
Aadhaar enrollment crosses 1 bn mark: Prasad
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated more than 100 crore (one billion) Aadhaar numbers in a span of five and a half years, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Monday. "More than 100 crore residents in India ...
 One India3 weeks ago
Pluggd in
Digital India Initiative Is $1 Trillion Business Opportunity, Says IT Minister, Prasad
Addressing at the FICCI Frames 2016 Media & Entertainment Industry Conclave in Mumbai, Communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that ambitious Digital India campaign is a $1 trillion business opportunity across IT and IT enabled services, ...
 Pluggd in1 month ago
Digital India, a $1 tn business opportunity: Prasad
The government's Digital India initiative is a USD 1 trillion business opportunity across IT and IT-enabled services, telecom and electronics manufacturing, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Mumbai on Wednesday. "Nearly USD 400 billion will ...
 SME Times1 month ago
Govt to unveil new policy for Media and Entertainment Industry: Prasad
Union Minister for Communications and Information and Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad today said the Centre acknowledges the importance and role of Media and Entertainment Industry and believes in fulfilling the dream of digitally connected India. For this, ...
 News on Air1 month ago
Country to reach Rs One Trillion economy of digital India in 5 years: Prasad
Union Minister for Communications and Information and Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad today said the Centre acknowledges the importance and role of Media and Entertainment Industry and believes in fulfilling the dream of digitally connected India.For this the ...
 News on Air1 month ago
Digital India, A $1 Trillion Business Opportunity: Prasad
The government's Digital India initiative is a $1 trillion business opportunity across IT and IT-enabled services, telecom and electronics manufacturing, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Wednesday. "Nearly $400 billion will be added ...
 Silicon India1 month ago
Rediff.com
Paytm, Snapdeal can wait; Alibaba likely to enter India on its own
Alibaba, in the headlines for months following a stunning initial public offering in 2014, is yet to reveal its India plans.  Whether the Jack Ma-led Chinese major enters the Indian e-commerce sector as Alibaba or 'Alibaba plus', there will be two definite gainers, consumers and the segment. Analysts and stakeholders said so to Business Standard after the surprise statement by a company executive on Friday evening. "We are planning to enter the e-commerce business in India in 2016,'' ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Rediff.com
Jack Ma's Alibaba set to take on Jeff Bezos' Amazon in India
Chinese e-commerce giant planning to enter India this year, will take on global e-retailer Just when Indian e-commerce was losing its mojo and all that one heard was valuation markdown, Chinese major Alibaba has promised to keep things hot. So far a passive investor in companies such as Kunal Bahl-backed Snapdeal and Vijay Shekhar Sharma-led One97Communications that operates Paytm, Alibaba has announced its entry into Indian e-commerce. If it does, Jack Ma’s Alibaba could compete head on ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Rediff.com
Another interesting twist to the Ringing Bells saga
The devices, which were showcased resembled that of Adcom's Ikon 4, which is already available in the Indian market at Rs 3,999. In another twist, IT products firm Adcom on Friday said that it sold mobile handsets to Ringing Bells for Rs 3,600 a unit and was unaware of its plans to resell the device at Rs 251. Adcom also warned of legal action against Noida-based Ringing Bells in case the latter's activities adversely impact its brand name or cause any other kind of losses. Ringing Bells had ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Rediff.com
Ringing Bells to face action if fails to deliver Rs 251 phone
Ringing Bells said the manufacturing cost of the phone is about Rs 2,500.   The government is monitoring Ringing Bells, which has announced launching the world's cheapest smartphone, and will take action if the company fails to deliver the Rs 251 handset, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday. "Our Ministry enquired into how prepared they (Ringing Bells) are, whether they can provide a phone for Rs 251 or not. Whether they have the BIS certificate or not, we have spoken to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
Ravi Shankar Prasad said when the NDA government took charge in 2014, the BSNL was suffering a loss of Rs 8,000 crore and MTNL Rs 2,000 crore
 Business Standard3 days ago
Business Standard India
Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
Union Minister of Communications & Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad with Telecom Secretary J S Deepak and Managing director, LG Electronics India, Kim Ki Wan, at the launch of LG's first made in India mobile phones K7 & K10 in New Delhi ...
 Business Standard India3 days ago
Money Control
Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Lok Sabha that in 2004, BSNL was incurring profits of around Rs 10,000 crore and MTNL Rs 900 crore.
 Money Control3 days ago
MSN News US
Government Blames UPA Regime for Decline of BSNL, MTNL
Provided by IBNLive File photo of Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad () New Delhi: Government on Wednesday blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were ...
 MSN News US3 days ago
BJP dares Congress to come clean on VVIP chopper deal scam
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday dared the Congress to come clean over a VVIP chopper deal scam after an Italian court observed it was proven that illegal money had made its way to Indian officials. Now that bribe-givers have been ...
 Hindustan Times4 days ago
BJP dares Congress to come clean on AgustaWestland deal
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday dared the Congress to come clean on the VVIP chopper deal with AgustaWestland deal after an Italian court observed that it was "proven" that illegal money had made their way to Indian officials. "Now ...
 NetIndia123.com4 days ago
BJP dares Congress to come clean on AgustaWestland deal
IANS New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday dared the Congress to come clean on the VVIP chopper deal with AgustaWestland deal after an Italian court observed that it was "proven" that illegal money had made ...
 IANS Live4 days ago
BJP dares Congress to come clean on AgustaWestland deal
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday dared the Congress to come clean on the VVIP chopper deal with AgustaWestland deal after an Italian court observed that it was "proven" that illegal money had made their way to Indian officials.
 Business Standard4 days ago
BJP dares Congress to come clean on AgustaWestland deal
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday dared the Congress to come clean on the VVIP chopper deal with AgustaWestland deal after an Italian court observed that it was "proven" that illegal money had made their way to ...
 Yahoo! India4 days ago
Computerworld India
Morning briefing: Panic button mandatory for all mobile phones from next year
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India from January 1, 2017, onwards. This announcement was made to enable easier emergency call service. Because of the impact on ...
 Computerworld India4 days ago
Government working wholeheartedly to revive economy: Ravi Shankar Prasad
New Delhi: Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the government was "wholeheartedly" working towards reviving the economy. Speaking at the inaugural session of the 10th Mindmine Summit ...
 News24online1 week ago
Government working wholeheartedly to revive economy: Minister
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the government was "wholeheartedly" working towards reviving the economy. Speaking at the inaugural session of the 10th ...
 Times of India1 week ago
Government working wholeheartedly to revive economy: Minister
Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the government was "wholeheartedly" working towards reviving the economy. Speaking at the inaugural session of the 10th Mindmine Summit organised by ...
 NetIndia123.com1 week ago
Government working wholeheartedly to revive economy: Minister
Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the government was "wholeheartedly" working towards reviving the economy.
 Business Standard1 week ago
Government working wholeheartedly to revive economy: Minister
Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the government was "wholeheartedly" working towards reviving the economy.Speaking at the inaugural session of the 10th Mindmine Summit organised by Hero ...
 Prokerala1 week ago
Government working wholeheartedly to revive economy: Minister
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the government was "wholeheartedly" working towards reviving the economy.
 News Chennai Online1 week ago
Government working wholeheartedly to revive economy: Minister
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the government was wholeheartedly working towards reviving the economy. Speaking at the inaugural session of the 10th ...
 Can India News1 week ago
Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Mamata on corruption
Kolkata, Apr 19 (PTI) Attacking Trinamool Congress on the issue of corruption, Union IT and Communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today accused party supremo Mamata Banerjee of "patronising corruption". "Mamata Banerjee had emerged as an icon ...
 Press Trust of India1 week ago
Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Mamata on corruption issue
Attacking Trinamool Congress on the issue of corruption, Union IT and Communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today accused party supremo Mamata Banerjee of "patronising corruption". "Mamata Banerjee had emerged as an icon of probity nad ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Ravi Shankar Prasad Slams Mamata on Corruption Issue
Attacking Trinamool Congress on the issue of corruption, Union IT and Communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today accused party supremo Mamata Banerjee of "patronising corruption". "Mamata Banerjee had emerged as an icon of probity nad ...
 Outlook India1 week ago
Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Mamata on corruption issue
— By PTI | Apr 19, 2016 03:17 pm Kolkata: Attacking Trinamool Congress on the issue of corruption, Union IT and Communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today accused party supremo Mamata Banerjee of patronising corruption. Mamata Banerjee had ...
 The Freepress Journal1 week ago
Apologise for ISI remark on PM: Centre asks Kejriwal
New Delhi, April 6: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday, April 6 sought a public apology from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the "ISI agent" remark made against Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Delhi's Water Minister Kapil Mishra."We ...
 One India3 weeks ago
Aadhaar Enrollment Crosses 1 Billion Mark: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated more than 100 crore (one billion) Aadhaar numbers in a span of five and a half years, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Delhi on Monday. "More than 100 crore residents in ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago
Aadhaar enrollment crosses 1 billion mark: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Prasad said everyday more than 5-7 lakhs people get enrolled, becoming largest online digital identity platform in world
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
India Today
Aadhaar enrolment crosses 1 billion mark: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated more than 100 crore (one billion) Aadhaar numbers in a span of five and a half years.
 India Today3 weeks ago
Aadhaar achieves $1 billion mark: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Aadhaar has hit the one-billion mark, with that many persons now allotted a Unique Identification Number in the country. The government will be announcing the same in a press conference by Minister for Communications & Information Technology Ravi S
 Economic Times3 weeks ago
Aadhaar achieves $1 billion mark: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Aadhaar has hit the one-billion mark, with that many persons now allotted a Unique Identification Number in the country. The government will be announcing the same in a press conference by Minister for Communications & Information Technology Ravi S
 Economic Times3 weeks ago
TV rating system must improve: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad said the Indian government recognises the importance and relevance of promoting the media and entertainment industry. MUMBAI: Even as the whole media and entertainment industry is talking about digital, Ravi Shankar Prasad, minister of ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
Digital India a $1 trillion biz opportunity: Ravi Shankar Prasad
NEW DELHI: The communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said 'Digital India' initiative of the government is a $1 trillion business opportunity across IT and IT enabled services, telecom and electronics manufacturing. At the FICCI Frames 2016 ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
Digital India a $1 trillion business opportunity, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
He said that another $350 billion opportunity will be presented by the IT and ITES sector and the communication services will provide an opportunity of another $250 billion. NEW DELHI: The communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said 'Digital ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
Times of India
Digital India is $1 trillion business opportunity: Prasad
Union minister for communication & IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Digital India initiative of the government is a $ 1 trillion business opportunity across IT and IT enabled services, telecom and electronics manufacturing.
 Times of India1 month ago
Independent Television Network
India to require panic buttons on phones
Starting next year, all mobile phones sold across India must include a panic button, local news outlets are reporting. In addition, by 2018, all cell phones need to come with a built-in GPS chip, so a person in trouble can be more easily found. ...
 Independent Television Network1 day ago
The World 247.com
India to require panic buttons on phones
File photo men speak on their mobile phones on a seafront in Mumbai Aug. 28, 2014. (REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui) Starting next year, all mobile phones sold across India must include a panic button, local news outlets are reporting. In addition, ...
 The World 247.com2 days ago
FOXNews.com
India to require panic buttons on phones
Starting next year, all mobile phones sold across India must include a panic button, local news outlets are reporting. In addition, by 2018, all cell phones need to come with a built-in GPS chip, so a person in trouble can be more easily found. ...
 FOXNews.com2 days ago
India Makes It Compulsory For Phones To Have 'Panic Buttons'
:43 View Comments India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several ...
 Malaysian Digest2 days ago
TheStar.com.my
India to add panic buttons to phones to help protect women
Safeguarding women: From 2017, mobile phones sold in India will contain a built-in panic button that, when pressed, alerts the police and designated contacts. — EPA In a bid to protect women from violence, India's Telecommunications minister ...
 TheStar.com.my2 days ago
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several responses by the Indian ...
 Computerworld Malaysia3 days ago
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several responses by the Indian ...
 CIO-Asia3 days ago
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several responses by the Indian ...
 MIS Asia3 days ago
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several responses by the Indian ...
 Computerworld Singapore3 days ago
Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
NEW DELHI: Government Wednesday blamed the previous UPA regime for the decline in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in 2014 when the BJP-led ...
 Navhind Times3 days ago
Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
NEW DELHI, Apr 27: Government today blamed the previous UPA regime for the decline in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in 2014 when the ...
 Daily Excelsior.com3 days ago
India Makes It Compulsory For Phones To Have a 'Panic Button'
Reader itwbennett writes: Starting in January 2017, all feature phones sold in India will need to have a panic button that will alert "police, designated friends and relatives, for immediate response in case of distress or security related issues," ...
 Slashdot3 days ago
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several responses by the Indian ...
 IDG Connect3 days ago
Macworld
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several responses by the Indian ...
 Macworld3 days ago
Government blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
Government today blamed the previous UPA regime for the decline in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in 2014 when the BJP-led dispensation ...
 Telecom Live3 days ago
IndiaPost
Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
NEW DELHI: Government today blamed the previous UPA regime for the decline in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in 2014 when the BJP-led ...
 IndiaPost3 days ago
CIO New Zealand
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several responses by the Indian ...
 CIO New Zealand3 days ago
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several responses by the Indian ...
 Computerworld New Zealand3 days ago
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
The measure is one of many responses by the government after several rape cases in the country India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the ...
 Computerworld Australia3 days ago
ITworld.com
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several responses by the Indian ...
 ITworld.com3 days ago
CIO Australia
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several responses by the Indian ...
 CIO Australia3 days ago
ARN
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
The measure is one of many responses by the government after several rape cases in the country India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police ...
 ARN3 days ago
NZ Reseller News
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several responses by the Indian ...
 NZ Reseller News3 days ago
CIO Magazine
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several responses by the Indian ...
 CIO Magazine3 days ago
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several responses by the Indian ...
 Tech World Australia3 days ago
NZ PC World
India makes it compulsory for phones to have 'panic buttons'
India has prescribed that starting next year mobile phones in the country should have buttons that can be quickly used by women to alert the police and close relatives if they are in distress. The measure is one of several responses by the Indian ...
 NZ PC World3 days ago
Firstpost.com
Government blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL ...
New Delhi: Government on Wednesday blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in 2014 when the ...
 Firstpost.com3 days ago
Malay Mail
India to add panic buttons to phones to help protect women
From 2017, mobile phones sold in India will contain a built-in panic button. — Reuters pic MUMBAI, April 27 — In a bid to protect women from violence, India's Telecommunications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced on Twitter yesterday that, ...
 Malay Mail3 days ago
Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
Email this Print Government on Wednesday blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in 2014 ...
 Smart Investor3 days ago
Government Blames UPA Regime for Decline of BSNL, MTNL
NEW DELHI: Government today blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in 2014 when the BJP-led ...
 New Indian Express3 days ago
Government blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
NEW DELHI: Government today blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in 2014 when the BJP-led ...
 Economic Times3 days ago
Moneycontrol.com
Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
Government today blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in 2014 when the BJP-led dispensation ...
 Moneycontrol.com3 days ago
Financial Express
Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
In BSNL, income from services has increased by 4.16 per cent in 2014-15 as compared to 2013-14. In 2014-15, BSNL's income was Rs 27,242 crore as compared to Rs 26,153 crore in 2013-14. The Narendra Modi government today blamed the previous UPA ...
 Financial Express3 days ago
Economic Times
Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
NEW DELHI: Government today blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in 2014 when the BJP-led ...
 Economic Times3 days ago
Govt blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
New Delhi, Apr 27 () Government today blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in 2014 when the ...
 Times of India3 days ago
Government blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL
New Delhi: Government on April 27 blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in 2014 when the ...
 Deccan Chronicle3 days ago
Government blames UPA regime for decline of BSNL, MTNL during Lok Sabha
New Delhi: Government on Wednesday blamed the previous UPA regime for the "decline" in financial condition of BSNL and MTNL, saying the two state-run telecom companies were together suffering losses to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore in 2014 when the ...
 Firstpost.com3 days ago
Firstpost.com
AgustaWestland chopper scam could well be another ...
On Tuesday evening, the Congress party's Twitter account was busy. UPA ordered a CBI probe against AgustaWestland , Modi Govt invited them for 'Make in India' pic.twitter.com/ZHg7H3X5Z7 — INC India (@INCIndia) April 26, 2016 By then it ...
 Firstpost.com3 days ago
BJP targets Sonia over AgustaWestland deal
Agencies, New Delhi In a bid to put top Congress leadership on back foot over corruption issue, the BJP today asked former Defence Minister AK Antony to put the record straight on VVIP helicopter scam and name his party leader, who allegedly got ...
 Central Chronicle3 days ago
BJP attacks Antony over Augusta deal; Congress hits back
New Delhi, April 26 : The BJP on Tuesday asked former defence minister A. K. Antony to clarify if any Congress leader was involved in accepting bribe in the USD 750 million AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal, but Antony noted that it was his ...
 Topnews.in3 days ago
Samaylive
BJP attacks Antony over Augusta deal; Congress hits back
The BJP on Tuesday asked former defence minister A.K. Antony to clarify if any Congress leader was involved in accepting bribe in the $750 million Agusta Westland VVIP helicopter deal, but Antony noted that it was his government that had cancelled ...
 Samaylive3 days ago
India makes panic key a must for all mobiles from next year
New Delhi, April 26 All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said today, as the country grapples with large numbers of sex crimes against women. The button would allow users to ...
 Himalayan Times3 days ago
Tech2 firstpost.com
IT minister mandates Panic button on all mobile devices from 2017 for women safety
In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self protection, especially for women, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to connect the nearest redressal agency.This ...
 Tech2 firstpost.com4 days ago
BJP attacks Antony over Augusta deal; Congress hits back
New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday asked former defence minister A.K. Antony to clarify if any Congress leader was involved in accepting bribe in the $750 million AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal, but Antony noted that it was his government that had ...
 News24online4 days ago
Sonia 'driving force' behind Agusta Westland scam? Forecast for storm in Parliament
After raking up the Ishrat Jahan issue and the Uttarakhand crisis in the Parliament, it appears that both the Housesareset to see acrimony over another alleged scam. The BJP is presently working on a plan to initiate a debate on the Agusta Westland ...
 Firstpost.com4 days ago
RIPR.org
India Will Require 'Panic Button' On Cellphones To Report Assault
The Indian government will require all new mobile phones to have a "panic button" beginning in 2017, "to help our women in distress," the communications and information technology minister tweeted on Tuesday. The Telecommunications Ministry said ...
 RIPR.org4 days ago
Northern Public Radio
India Will Require 'Panic Button' On Cellphones To Report Assault
The Indian government will require all new mobile phones to have a "panic button" beginning in 2017, "to help our women in distress," the communications and information technology minister tweeted on Tuesday. The Telecommunications ministry said ...
 Northern Public Radio4 days ago
India Will Require 'Panic Button' On Cellphones To Report Assault
Protesters rally near the home of a girl who was raped in New Delhi on Oct. 17. The Indian government is trying to improve its emergency response system, particularly in cases of assault. Chandan Khanna, AFP/ The Indian government will ...
 Oregon Public Broadcasting4 days ago
NPR
India Will Require 'Panic Button' On Cellphones To Report Assault
The Indian government will require all new mobile phones to have a "panic button" beginning in 2017, "to help our women in distress," the communications and information technology minister tweeted on Tuesday. The Telecommunications ministry said ...
 NPR4 days ago
WJCT
India Will Require 'Panic Button' On Cellphones To Report Assault
The Indian government will require all new mobile phones to have a "panic button" beginning in 2017, "to help our women in distress," the communications and information technology minister tweeted on Tuesday. The Telecommunications ministry said ...
 WJCT4 days ago
BJP seeks to corner Cong over VVIP chopper scam, Ishrat case
New Delhi: Facing opposition attack over the Uttarakhand crisis, BJP today sought to corner Congress over the VVIP chopper scam and Ishrat Jahan issue, alleging that the UPA government stood with LeT to prove a "terrorist" as a nationalist. In the ...
 Deepika Global4 days ago
BJP seeks to corner Cong over VVIP chopper scam, Ishrat case
DELHI: Facing opposition attack over the Uttarakhand crisis, BJP Tuesday sought to corner Congress over the VVIP chopper scam and Ishrat Jahan issue, alleging that the UPA government stood with LeT to prove a terrorist as a nationalist. In the ...
 Navhind Times4 days ago
Christian Science Monitor
Will mobile phone panic button help stop sexual assaults in India?
India has a large market for mobile phones, and while access has spread to the rural areas, some say that requiring extra features on the phone may increase the cost of the phones, making them unaffordable to some women. Activists from All India ...
 Christian Science Monitor4 days ago
Times of Oman
BJP plans to target Sonia on chopper deal
New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) plans to target Sonia Gandhi and other Congress leaders on the issue of bribes in the AugustaWestland chopper deal during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime in a bid to corner the main opposition ...
 Times of Oman4 days ago
NDTV
VVIP Chopper Scam: Tell Names Of Bribe Takers, BJP To Congress
BJP today used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked the then defence minister AK Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the scandal. The party wanted to know who were ...
 NDTV4 days ago
BJP attacks Antony over Augusta deal; Congress hits back
The BJP on Tuesday asked former defence minister A.K. Antony to clarify if any Congress leader was involved in accepting bribe in the $750 million AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal, but Antony noted that it was his government that had cancelled the deal and ...
 Prokerala4 days ago
Firstpost.com
Fireworks expected in Parliament: BJP to name Congress ...
After raking up the Ishrat Jahan issue and the Uttarakhand crisis in the Parliament, it appears that both the Housesareset to see acrimony over another alleged scam. The BJP is presently working on a plan to initiate a debate on the Agusta Westland ...
 Firstpost.com4 days ago
Firstpost.com
'VVIP chopper scam case was taken up by UPA, Modi ...
New Delhi: Hitting back at BJP on the VVIP chopper deal, Congress on Tuesdaysought to know why was Agusta Westland removed from the blacklisted category by the Modi dispensation. Rejecting the accusations levelled against the party in the deal, ...
 Firstpost.com4 days ago
The Sun Daily
India makes panic key a must for all mobiles from next year
NEW DELHI: All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, as the country grapples with large numbers of sex crimes against women. The button would allow users to call ...
 The Sun Daily4 days ago
Gizmodo India
Every Phone Sold in India Will Soon Have a Panic Button For Women's Safety
In an attempt to promote women's safety, every single mobile phone sold in India from 2017 onward must include a panic button, the country's Ministry of Communications and Technology announced on Monday. For regular mobile phones, holding down ...
 Gizmodo India4 days ago
Rediff.com
VVIP chopper scam: BJP plans to target Sonia
The Bharatiya Janata Party plans to target Sonia Gandhi and other Congress leaders on the issue of bribes in the AgustaWestland chopper deal during the United Progressive Alliance regime in a bid to corner the main opposition party which has been paralysing Rajya Sabha on the Uttarakhand affair. The top brass of the BJP including its President Amit Shah and parliamentary leaders including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met in New Delhi to chalk out a strategy following media reports that an ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago
Why Did Modi Govt Remove Agusta Westland From Blacklist: Cong
Hitting back at BJP on the VVIP chopper deal, Congress today sought to know why was Agusta Westland removed from the blacklisted category by the Modi dispensation. Rejecting the accusations levelled against the party in the deal, Congress leader ...
 Outlook India4 days ago
Fireworks expected in Parliament: BJP to name Congress chief Sonia Gandhi in VVIP chopper scam
After raking up the Ishrat Jahan issue and the Uttarakhand crisis in the Parliament, it appears that both the Housesareset to see acrimony over another alleged scam. The BJP is presently working on a plan to initiate a debate on the Agusta Westland ...
 Firstpost.com4 days ago
VVIP chopper scam: Tell names of bribe takers, BJP to Congress
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 Business Standard4 days ago
VVIP chopper scam: Tell names of bribe takers, BJP to Congress
[embedded content] New Delhi BJP today used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked the then Defence Minister A K Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the scandal. ...
 DeshGujarat4 days ago
Deccan Chronicle
BJP plans to target Sonia Gandhi over AgustaWestland chopper deal
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party plans to target Sonia Gandhi and other Congress leaders on the issue of bribes in the AugustaWestland chopper deal during the UPA regime in a bid to corner the main opposition party which has been paralysing ...
 Deccan Chronicle4 days ago
The Hindu
VVIP chopper scam: Tell names of bribe takers, BJP to Cong
BJP today used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked the then Defence Minister A.K. Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the scandal. The party wanted to know who ...
 The Hindu4 days ago
VVIP chopper scam: Tell names of bribe takers, BJP to Cong
BJP today used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked the then Defence Minister A.K. Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the scandal. The party wanted to know who ...
 The Hindu4 days ago
VVIP chopper scam: Tell names of bribe takers, BJP to Cong
New Delhi, Apr 26 (PTI): BJP today used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked the then Defence Minister A K Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the scandal. The party ...
 Daijiworldcom4 days ago
Panic Button Must For All New Mobile Phones in India From 2017
AFP Apr 26, 2016 All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, as the country grapples with large numbers of sex crimes against women. The button would allow users ...
 Brandsynario.com4 days ago
Deccan Chronicle
India makes panic key a must for all mobiles from next year
New Delhi : All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, as the country grapples with large numbers of sex crimes against women. The button would allow users to call ...
 Deccan Chronicle4 days ago
VVIP chopper scam: Tell names of bribe takers, BJP to Congress
NEW DELHI: BJP today used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked the then Defence Minister A K Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the scandal. The party wanted to ...
 Economic Times4 days ago
VVIP Chopper Scam: Tell Names of Bribe Takers, BJP to Cong
BJP today used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked the then Defence Minister A K Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the scandal. The party wanted to know who ...
 Outlook India4 days ago
Clarify on Agusta chopper scam, BJP asks ex-minister Antony
New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday asked former defence minister A.K. Antony to clarify if any Congress leader was involved in accepting bribe in the $750 million AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal. BJP leader and union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad ...
 ABP Live4 days ago
Financial Express
VVIP chopper scam: Tell names of bribe takers, BJP to Congress
BJP today used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked the then Defence Minister A K Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the scandal. (PTI) BJP today used the ...
 Financial Express4 days ago
India makes panic key a must for all mobiles from next year
The button would allow users to call emergency services by pressing a single key on their phone NEW DELHI, India All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, April ...
 Rappler4 days ago
VVIP chopper scam: BJP asks Congress to name bribe takers
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked the then Defence Minister A K Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the ...
 Deccan Chronicle4 days ago
VVIP chopper scam: Tell names of bribe takers, BJP to Cong
BJP today used the conviction of Italian officials linked to the VVIP chopper scam to target the Congress and asked the then Defence Minister A K Antony to name the party leaders allegedly involved in the scandal. The party wanted to know who were the bribe ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago
India makes panic key a must for all mobiles from next year
PHOTO:MARKETING LAND All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, as the country grapples with large numbers of sex crimes against women. The button would allow users to ...
 The Guardian Nigeria4 days ago
TheStar.com.my
India makes panic key a must for all mobiles from next year
NEW DELHI (AFP) - All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, as the country grapples with large numbers of sex crimes against women. The button would allow users to call ...
 TheStar.com.my4 days ago
AgustaWestland row: Govt. questions Antony's silence
Holding the former UPA regime responsible for the flip-flops on the Agusta Westland deal, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday asked former defence minister A.K. Antony to disclose if any Congress leader was involved in this ...
 Sify4 days ago
AgustaWestland row: Govt. questions Antony's silence
Holding the former UPA regime responsible for the flip-flops on the Agusta Westland deal, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday asked former defence minister A.K. Antony to disclose if any Congress leader was involved ...
 Business Standard4 days ago
Clarify on Agusta chopper scam, BJP asks ex-minister Antony
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The BJP on Tuesday asked former defence minister A.K. Antony to clarify if any Congress leader was involved in accepting bribe in the $750 million AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal. BJP leader and union Minister Ravi ...
 Yahoo! India4 days ago
BJP dares Congress to come clean on AgustaWestland deal
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday dared the Congress to come clean on the VVIP chopper deal with AgustaWestland deal after an Italian court observed that it was "proven" that illegal money had made their way to Indian ...
 News Chennai Online4 days ago
AgustaWestland row: Govt. questions Antony's silence
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): Holding the former UPA regime responsible for the flip-flops on the Agusta Westland deal, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday asked former defence minister A.K. Antony to disclose if any ...
 Yahoo! India4 days ago
AgustaWestland row: Govt. questions Antony's silence
New Delhi, Apr. 26 : Holding the former UPA regime responsible for the flip-flops on the Agusta Westland deal, Union Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday asked former defence minister A. K. Antony to disclose if any Congress ...
 Topnews.in4 days ago
BJP dares Congress to come clean on AgustaWestland deal
4 Min ago 0 0 New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday dared the Congress to come clean on the VVIP chopper deal with AgustaWestland deal after an Italian court observed that it was "proven" that illegal money ...
 India Online.in4 days ago
Pakistan Today
India makes panic key a must for all mobiles from next year
All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, as the country grapples with large numbers of sex crimes against women. The button would allow users to call emergency ...
 Pakistan Today4 days ago
India makes panic key a must for all mobiles from next year
India is the world's second-largest mobile market and notched up its billionth mobile phone subscriber in October, according to the country's telecoms regulator (AFP Photo/Manjunath Kiran) More All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a ...
 Yahoo! News4 days ago
NewsGrio
India makes panic key a must for all mobiles from next year
By Afp Published: 05:45 EST, 26 April 2016 | Updated: 05:45 EST, 26 April 2016 All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, as the country grapples with large numbers ...
 NewsGrio4 days ago
Siasat Daily
Panic button must for all new mobile phones from Jan 1 2017
Strengthening security and safety net, now there will be a panic button mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India January 1, 2017, onwards to enable users make emergency calls easily. Technology is solely meant to make human life better ...
 Siasat Daily4 days ago
CapitalFM Kenya
India makes panic key a must for all mobiles from next year
No cell phones can be sold without the provision for panic button from January 1, 2017/ AFP FILE By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE , NEW DELHI, India, Apr 26 All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an ...
 CapitalFM Kenya4 days ago
India makes panic key a must for all mobiles from next year
All mobile phones sold in India will have to have a panic button from the start of next year, an official said Tuesday, as the country grapples with large numbers of sex crimes against women. The button would allow users to call emergency services ...
 Yahoo! India4 days ago
Indian Express
BJP seeks to corner Cong over VVIP chopper scam, Ishrat Jahan case
Both issues besides the row over President's Rule in the hilly state were deliberated and senior union ministers Arun Jaitley and M Venkaiah Naidu articulated the party's position on different matters. Facing opposition attack over the Uttarakhand ...
 Indian Express4 days ago
Indian government mandates panic button on all phones sold in the country from 2017
The Indian government has announced that all mobile phones sold in the country from January 1, 2017 should come with a panic button that will allow anyone in need the ability to contact authorities with a single key. Built-in GPS is also a mandatory ...
 Android Central4 days ago
India mandates panic button on all phones to help keep women safe
All mobile phones sold in India will be required to have a panic button as of next year, the country's telecommunications ministry announced this week, as part of an effort to enhance safety for women. As Bloomberg reports, the order requires ...
 The Verge4 days ago
Panic Button Must For All New Mobile Phones From Next Year
New Delhi: Panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India from January 1, 2017, on wards to enable users make emergency call easily. Besides, in-built GPS navigation system would be mandatory for all phones a year ...
 Asia Insurance Post4 days ago
Panic button must for all new mobile phones from Jan 1
, no mobile phone handset company shall sell in India". Besides, in-built GPS navigation system would be mandatory for all phones a year later with effect from January 1, 2018, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. In this regard, ...
 Equilibrio Informativo4 days ago
SahiOnline
Panic button must for all new mobile phones from Jan 1
New Delhi: Panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India January 1, 2017, onwards to enable users make emergency call easily. Besides, in-built GPS navigation system would be mandatory for all phones a year later with ...
 SahiOnline4 days ago
BJP to corner Congress over VVIP chopper scam, Ishrat Jahan case in Parliament
New Delhi: Facing opposition attack over the Uttarakhand crisis, BJP on Tuesday sought to corner Congress over the VVIP chopper scam and Ishrat Jahan issue, alleging that the UPA government stood with LeT to prove a "terrorist" as a nationalist. ...
 Firstpost.com4 days ago
Mid Day
Panic button must for mobile handsets from next year
By IANS | Posted 1 hour New Delhi: In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self protection, especially for women, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to ...
 Mid Day4 days ago
Gizmodo India
Panic Button Must For Mobile Phones From Next Year
In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self-protection, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button that will connect to the nearest redressal agency with a single push.
 Gizmodo India4 days ago
Panic button must for all new mobile phones from Jan 1
New Delhi: Panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India January 1, 2017, onwards to enable users make emergency call easily. Besides, in-built GPS navigation system would be mandatory for all phones a year later with ...
 Manorama Online4 days ago
Panic Button Must For All New Mobile Phones From Next Year
Panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India from January 1, 2017, on wards to enable users make emergency call easily. Besides, in-built GPS navigation system would be mandatory for all phones a year later with effect ...
 NDTV4 days ago
Rediff.com
Panic button mandatory for all new mobiles from 2017
A panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India January 1, 2017, onwards to enable users make emergency call easily.Besides, in-built GPS navigation system would be mandatory for all phones a year later with effect from January 1, 2018, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. "Technology is solely meant to make human life better and what better than using it for the security of women... from January 1, 2017, no cell phone can be sold without a provision for ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago
India said to mandate panic button in mobile phones
India's government will soon require cell phone manufacturers to include a panic button on their devices, Bloomberg reported on Monday. Manufacturers will need to implement a feature by early next year to connect allowing users to flag when they ...
 Benton Foundation5 days ago
Panic button must for mobile handsets from next year
This follows a similar move for one emergency ''112'' number for availing services of police, ambulance and fire department. Greater Kashmir New Delhi, Publish Date: Apr 25 2016 11:45PM | Updated Date: Apr 25 2016 11:45PM Representational Pic ...
 Greater Kashmir5 days ago
Panic button must for mobile phones from 2017
To enable users to make emergency calls easily, panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India from next year. Apart from this, in-built GPS navigation system would also be mandatory for all handsets with effect from January 1, 2018, ...
 Deccan Herald5 days ago
Business Standard India
Panic button must in mobile phones by next year
No mobile handset will be sold in India without the facility of identifying the location through Satellite based GPS from January 2018, the notification said From January 1 next year, all mobile phones sold in India will come with a panic button ...
 Business Standard India5 days ago
Panic button must for mobile handsets from next year
New Delhi, Apr 26 (IANS): In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self protection, especially for women, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button to connect the ...
 Daijiworldcom5 days ago
Panic button must for all new mobile phones from 1st January 2017
New Delhi Panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India January 1, 2017, onwards to enable users make emergency call easily. Besides, in-built GPS navigation system would be mandatory for all phones a year later with ...
 DeshGujarat5 days ago
Panic button must for mobile handsets from next year
New Delhi, April 25: In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self-protection, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button that will connect to the nearest redressal ...
 Oneindia5 days ago
Panic button must for all new mobile phones from Jan 1
Come January 2018, mobile handset manufactures will be able to sell their products in India only if the product has the emergency feature that enables identifying the location through satellite-based GPS. The Department of Telecom in a Gazette ...
 Hindu Business Line5 days ago
Panic button must for mobile handsets from next year
New Delhi: In a bid to make mobile phone handsets an effective tool for self-protection, the government on Monday said no such device will be sold from next year without a single-key panic button. Technology is solely meant to make human life ...
 ABP Live5 days ago
Panic button must for all new mobile phones from Jan 1
Panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India January 1, 2017, onwards to enable users make emergency call easily. Besides, in-built GPS navigation system would be mandatory for all phones a year later with effect from January 1, ...
 Deccan Herald5 days ago
Panic button must for all new mobile phones from January 1
An official notification dated April 22, said, With effect from January 1, 2017, no mobile phone handset manufactured company shall sell in India… Feature phones without the facility of panic button by pressing Numeric key 5 or Numeric key 9 to ...
 Financial Express5 days ago
Panic button must for all new mobile phones from Jan 1
Panic button will be mandatory for all mobile phones to be sold in India January 1, 2017, onwards to enable users make emergency call easily.     Besides, in-built GPS navigation system would be mandatory for all phones a year later with effect from January 1, 2018, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday. "Technology is solely meant to make human life better and what better than using it for the security of women... from January 1, 2017, no cell phone can be sold ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago
Panic button must for mobile handsets from next year
18 Min ago 0 0 New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self-protection, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button that will connect to ...
 India Online.in5 days ago
Siasat Daily
Panic button must for mobile handsets from next year
New Delhi: In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self-protection, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button that will connect to the nearest redressal agency with a ...
 Siasat Daily5 days ago
Panic button must for mobile handsets from next year
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self-protection, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button that will connect to the nearest redressal ...
 Yahoo! India5 days ago
Panic button must for mobile handsets from next year
Ravi Shankar Prasad New Delhi, April 25 In a bid to make a mobile phone handset an effective tool for self-protection, the government has said no such device will be sold from next year without a single key panic button that will connect to the ...
 ProKerala.com5 days ago
From 2017, new handsets will require mandatory panic button
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) In a bid to make mobile phone handsets an effective tool for self-protection, the government on Monday said no such device will be sold from next year without a single-key panic button. "Technology is solely meant to ...
 Yahoo! India5 days ago
Government working wholeheartedly to revive economy: Minister
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the government was "wholeheartedly" working towards reviving the economy. Speaking at the inaugural session of the 10th ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago
Apologise for ISI remark on PM: Centre asks Kejriwal
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday sought a public apology from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the "ISI agent" remark made against Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Delhi's Water Minister Kapil Mishra.
 News Chennai Online3 weeks ago
Aadhaar enrollment crosses 1 bn mark: Prasad
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated more than 100 crore (one billion) Aadhaar numbers in a span of five and a half years, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Monday.
 News Chennai Online3 weeks ago
Aadhaar enrollment crosses 1 bn mark: Prasad
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated more than 100 crore (one billion) Aadhaar numbers in a span of five and a half years, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Monday.
 Times of India3 weeks ago
One India
Aadhaar enrollment crosses 1 bn mark: Prasad
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated more than 100 crore (one billion) Aadhaar numbers in a span of five and a half years, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Monday. "More than 100 crore residents in India ...
 One India3 weeks ago
Aadhaar enrolment crosses 1 bn mark: Prasad
New Delhi, April 4: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated more than 100 crore (one billion) Aadhaar numbers in a span of five and a half years, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Monday."More than 100 ...
 One India3 weeks ago
Aadhaar enrollment crosses 1 bn mark: Prasad
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated more than 100 crore (one billion) Aadhaar numbers in a span of five and a half years, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Monday."More than 100 crore residents in India ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
Aadhaar enrolment crosses 1 bn mark: Prasad
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated more than 100 crore (one billion) Aadhaar numbers in a span of five and a half years, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Monday.
 News Chennai Online3 weeks ago
Aadhaar enrolment crosses 1 bn mark: Prasad
New Delhi, April 4: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated more than 100 crore (one billion) Aadhaar numbers in a span of five and a half years, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Monday."More than 100 ...
 One India3 weeks ago
Aadhaar enrolment crosses 1 bn mark: Prasad
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has generated more than 100 crore (one billion) Aadhaar numbers in a span of five and a half years, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Monday.
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
Digital India, A $1 Trillion Business Opportunity: Prasad
The government's Digital India initiative is a $1 trillion business opportunity across IT and IT-enabled services, telecom and electronics manufacturing, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Wednesday. "Nearly $400 billion will be added ...
 Silicon India1 month ago
Digital India, a $1 trillion business opportunity: Prasad
initiative is a $1 trillion business opportunity across IT and IT-enabled services, telecom and electronics manufacturing, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Wednesday. "Nearly $400 billion will be added from the electronics ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Digital India, a $1 trillion business opportunity: Prasad
The government's Digital India initiative is a $1 trillion business opportunity across IT and IT-enabled services, telecom and electronics manufacturing, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Wednesday."Nearly $400 billion will be added ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

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