BSNL, MTS in talks to offer 4G services

State-run telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is in discussions with MTS, the Indian unit of Russian telecom company Sistema, to offer fourth generation, or 4G, telecom services across the country, through joint branding. “We are in the final stages of discussions with MTS and are awaiting the government’s policy on spectrum sharing and…

Scanning kidneys becomes easy

Preliminary results have been published recently in the 2014 IEEE 16th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services Thanks to software developed by IIT Hyderabad researchers, semi-skilled persons can use an ultrasound imaging device to perform preliminary diagnosis to classify a kidney as either normal or abnormal in terms of stones, cysts, or bacterial…

Amid Intense Pressure in India, Facebook Teams Up With Telenor To Bring Internet.org In Pakistan

The controversial Facebook initiative to provide free internet access to selected services has now been launched in Pakistan in collaboration with Telenor Pakistan. This launch comes at a time when there’s a raging net neutrality over Internet.org going on in its neighbour, India. This announcement was made during an interactive event, which was attended by representatives from Telenor Pakistan…

India has banned freedom of expression in IOK: Mirwaiz

In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq emphasizing that incidents of civilian killings in the territory are unacceptable, has said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assertions about engaging Pakistan and Kashmiri people in a dialogue process have proved hollow.Addressing a daylong session of delegates in Srinagar, the Mirwaiz…