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Jaipur,mobile, mobile towers, mobile radiation, web portal, science , technology, health,Jaipur:  To allay the fears of the general public on mobile tower radiation, the Department of Telecom (DoT) will unveil a portal soon to check radiation compliance status of towers, Union Minister Manoj Sinha said on Saturday.Speaking at an awareness programme organised here on Electromagnetic Field Emissions and Mobile Towers, the Union Minister of State for Communications told media persons: “The portal — Tarang Sanchar — is expected to be operational by next month.”

With its help, people will be able to check the current status of a mobile tower located anywhere in the country as well as its electromagnetic field (EMF) emissions signal compliance status.However, it does not come free as a fee would be charged for the test of a particular tower.”The tests are usually conducted on random basis by us, but if someone wants a particular tower tested, then it can be carried out for a fee,” Telecom Secretary J.S. Deepak said at the event, organised under the aegis of the Ministry of Communications. According to Deepak, a fee of Rs 5,000 would be charged for conducting an on-demand test of a specific tower. The awareness programme was part of a nationwide programme to facilitate the Digital India initiative.

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Xiaomi officially patents vertically foldable smartphone

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Beijing:  Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has patented a foldable phone concept that folds vertically just like recently launched Motorola Razr foldable smartphone.

The patent was filed back in August 2018 before it was granted and published last month.

Sketches of the device show the phone has a small display at the top when folded and the display would likely show info such as time, caller ID, and notifications, news portal GizmoChina reported.

The patent hints at a phone that sports a clamshell-like design that can be unfolded and folded vertically. There’s a camera module on the back that houses two sensors, and a secondary screen on the outer lid, similar to the new Motorola Razr.

However, this display doesn’t seem to be as big and might be used to notify users about time, calls, and texts. It should be noted that while Xiaomi might have received the patent for its foldable phone, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it will launch a device

Xiaomi is expected to release a foldable phone by the end of 2019.

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