– Bharti Airtel has launched operations in the northern part of Sri Lanka, which was previously war-torn. The company is now serving customers in Jaffna, Vavuniya and Mannar districts – Daily Mirror
– My Settlement with NewsX – Avirook Sen in Open Magazine
– Mumbai Taximen’s Union will float an online forum to report errant cabbies – MidDay

Mint has the gory details of the CAG (auditors) report on the 2G scam. The report hasn’t been made public yet, but feel free to send us a copy if you have it, to nikhil@medianama.com

– Telecom operators have been asked to store text messages for 6 months, as per a report in the Economic Times

– How Social Networking is Moving Back to Private – The Next Web
– Lavasa and MGM ink pack for Hollywood style theme park – Economic Times
– Record labels fail to get ‘three strikes’ rule enforced in Ireland – Guardian
– India Today edit plagiarises Slate story on Rajinikanth – CounterMedia

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– Biometrics: The Difference Engine: Dubious security – The Economist
– DGCA Allows for use of Mobile Phone by Passengers after Aircraft Lands and Exists active Runway – PIB
– RCOM may consolidate its enterprise operations – Economic Times
– ESPN-STAR Sports may make Rs. 4 billion from the Cricket World Cup – IndianTelevision

– DoT may allow Etisalat-Allianz merger – Economic Times (ED: Haven’t they already?)