BSNL has launched a plan combining landline and mobile services, which will provide free SIM card and unlimited free local calls.
In addition, customers can also call two BSNL local numbers at a reduced rate of 20p per minute and one BSNL number anywhere at a reduced rate of 30p per minute, without paying any additional monthly charges, BSNL said in a statement.
On activation, customer will also get Rs 15 talk value, 1000 local SMS, 1000 National SMS and 1 GB data card.
"The aim of this promotional plan "Pyari Jodi" is not only to boost mobile business of BSNL, but also arrest steep decline in the landline business," MoS for IT and communications Sachin Pilot launching the promotional scheme said.
In this festive offer the price of 3G Data Card has been slashed to Rs 2,000 from Rs 2,500 and 3G data vouchers are also offered at a discount.
"With the newly revised affordable 3G tariff plan and reduced data card price of Rs 2,000, BSNL is now also inviting the common man to avail the 3G service facilities," BSNL Chairman and Managing Director Gopal Das said.
As on August 31, BSNL had a subscribers' base of 76.03 crore according to the TRAI data released.
The new Sony Xperia Z3+ has few enhancements over its predecessor, the Xperia Z3.
HOOQ claims to have catalogue of more than 5000 Hollywood and over 10,000 Bollywood movies and television series and TV shows titles.
It comes in various colours including black, white, sky blue, dark blue, red, and green colours.
Till date, Micromax has launched three Doodle series smartphones - Canvas Doodle A111, Doodle 2 A240 and Doodle 3 A102.
All major e-retailers have announced mega electronic sales, offering huge discounts on mobiles and tablets.
There is no information about its price yet but looking at its configuration, it is all likely to be a low-cost smartphone.
This week saw the grand entry of Meizu while other Indian smartphone makers made their presence felt with few affordable handsets.
The water and dust proof smartphone has the latest Android operating system and an octa core processor.
Hooq is a result of collaboration among Sony Pictures Television, Warner Bros and Singaporean telecommunications company Singtel Group.
ZTE is evaluating Make in India initiative and may step up a manufacturing or assembly plant in the country.