Jul 29, 2012

Dual SIM Nokia-Asha 305 price in India is 4500+

Nokia Asha 305 is a dual SIM phone. Nokia website says Nokia-Asha 305 has a price tag of Rupees 4668.

Please note that Nokia Asha 305 supports only 2G / GPRS . Nokia Asha 305 don't have support for 3G/Wifi. Nokias Asha 305 has 3 inch resistive (nails) touch display with a weight of 98g.

Nokia Asha 306 which will be launched soon will have 2G+Wifi with single SIM option, 2 Mpixel Camera.
Nokia Asha 303 has 2G , 3G , WiFi, 2.6 inch display , 3.2 Mpixel Camera

Jul 26, 2012

Olympics Opening Ceremony India TV Timings

The Summer Olympics begins Friday, 27 July 2012, and ends Sunday, 12 August 2012.
The Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games is on Friday, 27 July 2012.

What time does the Opening ceremony start?
Boyle's 'Isles Of Wonder' show kicks off at 9pm UK time on Friday, July 27 at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford, East London. It's expected to last until midnight, with a fireworks display going on until 12.30am.
In India the opening ceremony will start
Saturday, 28 July 2012, 01:30:00 IST UTC+5:30 hours.

You can watch the olympics opening event live on Doordarshan/YouTube.com

Jul 21, 2012

BSNL Kerala Internet Tariff for 3G Data Latest June 2015

UPDATE 1.6.2015: BSNL reduces validity of data packs. For eg. Rs.68 Data STV will be valid for 7 days instead of 10 days. The details are below.

UPDATE : May 2015 . BSNL introduced a Data STV of Rs.68 with 1GB 3G data limit of validity 10 days. This is valid from April 1 2015 to 30 May 2015. To activate the new data stv 68 on your number, just recharge 68 or send STV DATA68 to 123.
BSNL Kerala now has Annual Prepaid 3G Plans!!! In addition to the above get 9GB of 3G data for 1 year and get a 3.6Mbps 3G Datacard for  Rs 1851 !!

The new 2G/3G BSNL Prepaid Tariff from 1/June/2014 to today is below. All 2G users get 3G dataspeed while in 3G coverage area. This means 2G = 3G from now on for BSNL. There is no separate recharge coupons for 2G and 3G service of BSNL.

All existing GPRS/3G data STVs (including YUVA ) are gone.
BSNL Rs 14  Data Plan gives you 90 MB for 2 days. SMS DATA14 to 53733 to activate

Rs. 25 150MB 3G / 2G data for 4 days SMS DATA25 to 53733 to activate.
 Rs 40 Data Plan gives you 200 MB for 6 days , SMS DATA40 to 53733 to activate and so on.
 Rs 68 Data Plan gives you 1 GB for 7 days. ( DATA78 )
 Rs 78 Data Plan gives you 450 MB for 12 days. ( DATA78 )
 Rs 98 Data Plan gives you 650 MB for 16 days.
 Rs 139 Data Plan gives you 1 GB for 15 days.
 Rs 155 Data Plan gives you 1 GB for 22 days
 Rs 198 Data Plan gives you 1.1 GB for 28 days
 Rs 252 Data Plan gives you  2.2 GB for 28 days
 Rs 451 Data Plan gives you 2 GB+Rs.100 TalkTime for 60 days
 Rs 561 Data Plan gives you 5 GB for 30 days
 Rs 821 Data Plan gives 7GB ( 2G/3G Data ) for 60 days...
BSNL Rs 1011 Data Plan gives you 10 GB for 30 days . SMS DATA1011 to 53733 to activate via SMS.
Rs.1949 Data Plan - 20 GB for 60 days.
Since extra usage will be charged at 2ps/10KB it is better to keep less balance and consume data.

Note: If you face BSNL 3G activation delay after sending SMS DATAXXX to 53733 say for example after sending the SMS DATA1011 to 53733 you might get below reply . No balance deduction happens.
Number: BT-BSNL
Your request for 3G Data PackDATA1011 is recieved and under process.
Pl wait for Confirmation Message - BSNLMOBILE 
To solve this issue just do a top up for Rs.50 or any amount after you get the above message and check your account balance and 3G balance.

You could also visit http://portal.bsnl.in and then select the option to do the 2G / 3G recharge.

3G/2G online recharge now available at portal.bsnl.in
or you could visit a local shop;)

Additional Usage 2paise/10KB.
3G accesspoint (APN) is bsnlnet

BSNL 3G Data STVs for attracting the Youth named as “YUVA" is withdrawn.

Once you start the BSNL 3G plans, you won't be able to do 2G internet recharges even if your area has only 2G network. The way out is to change plan. This is no longer the case as there is only one plan for data be it 2G or 3G. In 2G area you will get 2G speed, in 3G area you will get 3G speed..

How to Check BSNL datacard/3G validity and how much data used in internet balance ?

For BSNL Data Balance check: Dial *124*4# or SMS "DATA 3G" to 53733.

BSNL USSD query from Kerala network for balance check

Receive:GPRS 24Hr Acc bal 577.22MB and valid upto 03.08.2012. GPRS Night Acc has expired.
The reply might say GPRS even though I am using 3G.

Receive:Mob No is 9194474XXXXX,plan is "3G Special New". MainAcc Bal: Rs 99.22,expires on 12.01.2013.

Jul 3, 2012

SBI savings account::Minimum Balance not Required

No minimum balance for SBI Ad

SBI waives minimum balance in Savings Account.
Facility available to existing customers also
For details visit www.sbi.co.in or call toll-free 1800-425-3800 or 1800-112211