Government Announces SMS-Based Cyclone Warning System

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Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday announced an SMS-based warning system which will provide alerts on cyclones, tsunami and other weather-related natural calamities. Inaugurating the system on the occasion of Good Governance Day, Harsh Vardhan said information on warnings will be disseminated to officials involved in administration, district magistrates/collectors besides fishermen, farmers and general public. … Read more

Text messaging turns 22: Five facts you didn’t know about SMSes

Text messaging or SMSes might be one of the lesser-used features in the smartphone age, but the fact remains that no one has yet been able to fully replace it. People turn to text messaging for emergency communication, businesses still rely on SMS marketing to reach to customers and most organisations use text messages as … Read more