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Airtel's blunder? or slapdash Police?

Submitted by hpn on November 5, 2007 - 12:08
whatever it was, it was the innocent that suffered as always. Bangalore Mirror has this very disturbing story about an unfortunate 26 year old from Bangalore. Quote:
"Pune. Police here have washed their hands off the wrongful detention of a 26 year old techie from Bangalore, blaming telecom major and Internet service provider Airtel for giving them incorrect information.
Ingmar Bergman hpn July 30, 2007 - 22:23
We were in a discussion today when an SMS informed us about [:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/6921960.stm|Ingmar's death]. The discussion suddenly took the backstage and SMSes flowed in and out of mobile phones. A film student friend of mine wore a sorrow look on his face and while he tried to SMS the sad news to other friends, his hands were shaking.
More noise than news on National News Channels hpn April 12, 2007 - 11:05
It is more 'noise' than news these days on National News channels. The only few that were exceptions have also joined the race. Whether this is a useful trend, we will have to wait and see.