Ahmadiyya Times

Telling the truth should be news – If it happened, it will be here…

Pakistan: Eye on freedom | After a breather, cell phone services blocked again


While Friday’s suspension was limited to Karachi and Quetta, Saturday’s ban extends to nearly 50 cities. Services are expected to remain switched off in sensitive spots for almost 40 hours.

Ahmadiyya Times | News Watch | Int’l Desk
Source/Credit: The Express Tribune
By ET Web Desk | November 23, 2012

[Ahmadiyya Times note] Apparent from his social media messages, Pakistan’s Interior Minister Rahman Malik believes that instead of banning terrorist and extremist groups, his country will be safer by banning motorbikes and mobile telephones. Minister Malik and his well-wishers discount the notion that motorbikes and mobiles phone are lifelines to earn a living for the millions of Pakistanis and periodic ban on their use effectively cripple’s the poor and the lower-middle class population from going to work.

KARACHI: Having been restored only hours ago around midnight, cell phone services were shut once more on Saturday morning, Express News reported.

Services had been suspended in Karachi and Quetta on Friday afternoon before they were reopened minutes before the clocks struck midnight. However, as the hour hands neared six am, the services started going offline one after another.

While Friday’s suspension was limited to Karachi and Quetta, Saturday’s ban extends to nearly 50 cities. Services are expected to remain switched off in sensitive spots for almost 40 hours.
Earlier on Friday, Interior Minister Rehman Malik announced that the services are due to go down from Saturday through Sunday as part of the measures to prevent any untoward incident.

Read original post here: After a breather, cell phone services blocked again

This content-post is archived for backup and to keep archived records of any news Islam Ahmadiyya. The views expressed by the author and source of this news archive do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of Ahmadiyya Times.

Advertisements

Filed under: Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Catagories

FOLLOW AHMADIYYATISLAM ON TWITTER

  • "Whoever does a good deed, shall have a better reward than that, and such will be secure from terror that day." (The Holy Quran, Ch27V90)- 1 week ago
  • Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad said, "You should continue to increase your efforts to help the weak and needy."- 2 weeks ago
  • "So put thy trust in Allah; surely, thou standest on manifest truth." (The Holy Quran, Ch27V80) tilaw.at/27:80- 2 weeks ago
  • "Say, ‘Travel in the earth and see how evil was the end of the sinful!’" (The Holy Quran, Ch27V70) tilaw.at/27:70- 2 weeks ago
  • Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad said, "Ahmadi Muslims, are with the Grace of Allah, spreading only peace across the world."- 2 weeks ago
  • "Say, ‘All praise belongs to Allah, and peace be upon those servants of His whom He has chosen.’" (The Holy Quran, Ch27V60)- 2 weeks ago
%d bloggers like this: