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2008 Mumbai attacks: How India dishonoured an unknown Kashmiri spy who penetrated Lashkar-e-Taiba before 26/11
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2008 Mumbai attacks: How India dishonoured an unknown Kashmiri spy who penetrated Lashkar-e-Taiba before 26/11

Mukhtar Ahmed Sheikh had made it possible to intercept the 26/11 death squad's calls — and prove Pakistan's role in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks — but he remains nearly unknown. He neither received a medal, nor a reward. Instead, he was held in prison for three months on spurious charges.

Cabinet approves law amendment for voluntary Aadhaar linking with SIMs, bank account
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Cabinet approves law amendment for voluntary Aadhaar linking with SIMs, bank account

The Cabinet has approved amendments to the Telegraph Act and Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

Aadhaar verdict: A labyrinth that raises more questions than it attempts to answer
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Aadhaar verdict: A labyrinth that raises more questions than it attempts to answer

All of us have been asked to trust a story in which Aadhaar data security is never breached.

Trai cuts mobile number portability rates by 79% to Rs 4 from Rs 19; telecom operators welcome the move
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Trai cuts mobile number portability rates by 79% to Rs 4 from Rs 19; telecom operators welcome the move

Mobile Number Portability or MNP allows telecom subscribers to retain their existing mobile number, even when they shift to another operator

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh bans telecom companies from selling mobile phone connections to refugees
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Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh bans telecom companies from selling mobile phone connections to refugees

Bangladesh's four mobile phone providers were threatened with fines if they provide any of the nearly 430,000 newly arrived Rohingya refugees with phone plans.

SoftBank is working on reprogrammable eSIM technology for IoT; SIM to be carrier independent
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SoftBank is working on reprogrammable eSIM technology for IoT; SIM to be carrier independent

Japanese telecom giant SoftBank appears to be dipping its toes in the Internet of Things (IoT) space with the announcement of an eSIM project for IoT devices.

Headley’s video deposition changes nothing, US continues to play intelligence games with India
India

Headley’s video deposition changes nothing, US continues to play intelligence games with India

There has always been nagging skepticism in the Indian intelligence agencies about the role of the US in combating terrorism in the South Asia region.

SIM cards may soon disappear, thanks to virtual SIM by Samsung and Apple
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SIM cards may soon disappear, thanks to virtual SIM by Samsung and Apple

Companies like Apple ans Samsung are in discussions with mobile carriers to help develop an 'e-SIM' via which consumers will have the ability to switch carriers without getting a new card.

Pakistan tightens cellphone control after Taliban massacre
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Pakistan tightens cellphone control after Taliban massacre

Almost every Pakistani citizen has a cellphone, but from now on, Big Brother is checking to make sure their name, number and fingerprints are on record.

Managers at Telecom firm held in SIM card racket: Mumbai police
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Managers at Telecom firm held in SIM card racket: Mumbai police

Three people, including two managers of a private telecom company, have been arrested for procuring SIM cards on the basis of fake identities, Mumbai Police said on Friday.

Ahead of Obama's visit, govt bans mobiles with fake or duplicate IMEI numbers
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Ahead of Obama's visit, govt bans mobiles with fake or duplicate IMEI numbers

Government has prohibited imports of all kind of mobile handsets with fake or duplicate unique identity numbers, a move that will help security agencies in tracking callers using different SIM cards.

Top Delhi cop suggests biometric proof be made compulsory for SIM card
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Top Delhi cop suggests biometric proof be made compulsory for SIM card

Owing to the rising competition in the telecom space among service providers, the task of physically verifying a SIM applicant has grown lax.

 Centre to take stock of Telecom Policy 2012 on Monday
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Centre to take stock of Telecom Policy 2012 on Monday

The Telecom Policy 2012 promised abolition of roaming charges within India and nationwide number portability but nothing has happened so far.

 Inactive SIM cards: India lost 26 mn mobile users in Dec
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Inactive SIM cards: India lost 26 mn mobile users in Dec

Idea Cellular lost 197,231 users, taking its subscriber base to 113.9 million at the end of December, 2012.

Inactive SIM cards: India lost 26 mn mobile users in Dec
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Inactive SIM cards: India lost 26 mn mobile users in Dec

Idea Cellular lost 197,231 users, taking its subscriber base to 113.9 million at the end of December, 2012.

iberry launches tablets with inbuilt 3G SIM
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iberry launches tablets with inbuilt 3G SIM

Technology firm iberry has launched two new models of tablets equipped with third generation (3G) subscriber identification module (SIM) slots for making phone calls and internet browsing...

Mumbai telcos to verify addresses in person before issuing SIM cards
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Mumbai telcos to verify addresses in person before issuing SIM cards

The next time you buy a new SIM card, don’t be surprised if you see your address being verified by the service provider's personnel before you're handed one.

ATS seeks action against 5 telcos
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ATS seeks action against 5 telcos

Following arrests of the five members in Bhopal and Jabalpur last year, Vodafone, Bharti Airtel, Tata, Reliance, and Idea have come under the stern eye of the Madhya Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad.

FIR against users who forge documents to get SIM cards
India

FIR against users who forge documents to get SIM cards

Under the new rules, which will be applicable from the second week of November, the authorised person selling SIM will have to mention that he has seen the subscriber and matched the photograph attached on the application form with the subscriber.

Nielsen report finds Nokia tops Dual-SIM handset segment in India
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Nielsen report finds Nokia tops Dual-SIM handset segment in India

In a recently concluded study by Nielsen, delving into the usage and popularity of Dual-SIM handsets ...