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Mobile phone service to be blocked on Muharram 9, 10

The federal government has decided to shut down cellular phone services in 25 cities on Thursday and Friday to protect gatherings and processions being held in connection with Yaum-e-Ashura. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has sent the list of cities to mobile phone companies. After staying on for some hours, mobile phone services have once again been turned off in ... Read More »