There are many instances of mobile phone explosions across the world, but there have been instances when these devices have saved lives as well
It is also revealed that 50 percent of Gen Z face issues such as tiredness, poor sleep, and headaches as a result of digital consumption.
CoWIN app quirks show just how Phase 4 of India's vaccination programme excludes entire class of Indians
The vaccination process for people aged 18 to 45 years shows how the use of technology, backed by the wrong policy and implementation design can lead to large-scale exclusion
Nobel economics prize: Bob Wilson and Paul Milgrom's insights into auctions could drive down carbon emissions
A key insight of Wilson’s analysis is the need for bidders to avoid the “winner’s curse”.
Headache, back pain, sleep deprivation: Prolonged screen use during Coronavirus lockdown can have detrimental effects
Long term issues that could crop up with increased screen time is obesity, heart disease, sleep disorders, behavioural and educational issues.
Hyderabad-based DRDO lab develops contacless sanitisation cabinet to disinfect currency notes, mobiles phones
Proximity sensor switches clubbed with drawer opening and closing mechanism makes its operation automatic and contactless
IT hardware companies expect to resume partial production this week, 100% next month if no change in govt guidelines
Members of two industry associations that are ready for resuming production activity but are apprehensive about execution of order at ground leve
Mobile phones, televisions, readymade garments and stationery items will be allowed to be sold on e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal during the lockdown from 20 April, officials said on Thursday
Leading stock exchange BSE has cautioned market intermediaries against malicious cyber attacks amid increased usage of mobile phones and tabs in the wake of lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic
Govt notifies schemes with Rs 48,000-cr incentive to boost electronics production; move may generate 20 lakh jobs by 2025
The SPECS notified for manufacturing of electronics components and semiconductors has a budget outlay of Rs 3,285 crore spread over a period of eight years.
Taiwan has sought the establishment of a dispute panel by the World Trade Organization in a case against India's import duties on certain information and communication technology (ICT) products, including mobile phones
Kerala HC strikes down college hostel rule prohibiting use of mobile phones from 10 pm to 6 am, directs readmission of expelled student
The Kerala High Court has held that discipline shall not be enforced by blocking the ways and means of students to acquire knowledge, as it directed readmission of a girl student expelled from her college hostel for opposing a regulation on use of mobile phones
After an hour of phone usage, children have low curiosity, emotional stability, and lesser self-control.
Yogi Adityanath government bans Uttar Pradesh ministers from carrying mobile phones in cabinet meets
The ban on mobile phones has reportedly been put at the behest of the chief minister Yogi Adityanath.
EU drags India to WTO over imposition of import duties on ICT products, alleges breach of global trade norms
The EU is challenging the introduction of import duties on a wide range of ICT products, for instance, mobile phones and components, base stations,
More often than not, we become slaves to the very gadget that is supposed to enhance our lives.
The government will be mindful of concerns around national security threat from Chinese telecom gear firms like Huawei and ZTE at the time of commercial rollout of 5G network but has no issues as far as their participation in the trial of the next generation technology is concerned, an official said.
Tax on home appliances, luxury goods register decline post GST roll-out, says finance ministry report
The GST implementation has also brought down tax rates on luxury goods like air conditioners and automobiles.
Rules of in-flight mobile connectivity to be notified soon; awaiting law ministry's nod: Telecom minister Manoj Sinha
Telecom Ministry is currently awaiting the views of Law Ministry on in-flight connectivity rules and is hopeful of notifying the norms soon thereafter, Manoj Sinha said.
Govt may not further hike import duty on non-essential items; could take other measures to arrest impact of Re slide
The government had, effective 27 September, doubled duties on import of 19 items, including air conditioners, household refrigerators and washing machines (less than 10 kg), to 20 percent.