Mobile Phones
News  /  Published 29.08.22

Phones in Kolkata schools: what’s allowed and what’s not

Indus Valley World School allows use of cellphone to assign time for research work undertaken by senior students. In some schools, students are allowed to use smartphones in photography classes. Sen...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.07.22

New Town conclave to combat cyber trafficking

The Internet has emerged as a key source market for traffickers, police, activists and cyber experts said at a conclave on Thursday. The challenges posed by the pandemic have amplified the problem, th...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 17.06.22

Most awaited smartphone launch: Nothing Phone 1

Nothing phones also have to find a niche of its own. It can’t spread itself thin and hope everyone laps up the phone. When Jeff Bezos started Amazon, on his mind was only one thing — sell ...
By Mathures Paul

News  /  Published 04.05.22

Modern High School teachers replace bells with mobiles

The mobile phone has made a formal entry into classrooms. At Modern High School for Girls, it has replaced the school bell. The Syed Amir Ali Avenue school rings the bell only once a day now when st...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

India  /  Published 04.05.22

Mobile ban at Navodaya schools

The central government-run Navodaya Vidyalayas have banned the use of mobile phones by students in schools and hostels after receiving feedback about rampant misuse for late-night chatting and addicti...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


News  /  Published 15.02.22

Students’ dependence on phones rise in Kolkata schools

The dependency on phones has gone up among students in schools affiliated to the state board after two years of online classes. Students are seen checking their devices in between classes or playing g...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 25.01.22

$300bn target for electronics

The Modi government has released a vision document that seeks to achieve a $300 billion electronics manufacturing target by 2025-26. The Vision Document makes recommendations on short-term (1-4 years...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 25.10.21

Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G blends sleek design

Device: Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G Price: Upwards of Rs 26,999 High notes ⚫ Excellent design ⚫ Very light ⚫ Support for 10-bit colour Muffled notes ⚫ It could have had 120Hz display refresh r...
By Mathures Paul

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.09.21

HEC bans smart phones in premises

Ranchi headquartered Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC), one of the earliest PSUs to be set up in the country, has announced a ban on smart phones within the company premises from September 30 for al...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 11.06.21

UP panel chief to moms: Scan girls’ phones

As the video of her statement went viral on social media on Thursday, the women panel’s member said she did not make any controversial statement. “Whatever I said was based on facts. I ha...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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