ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday adjourned an intra-court appeal filed by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) challenging a single bench’s decision of declaring suspension of mobile phone services for security reasons illegal, ARY News reported. A two-judge bench comprising Justice Aamir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani was hearing the appeal. During the course of the hearing, deputy attorney general Adia Aziz contended that the PTA’s appeal was non-maintainable, adding that it…
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday declared the suspension of mobile phone services on the pretext of security as illegal, ARY News reported. The verdict came on petitions challenging the government’s decision of frequently shutting down cellular services in the federal capital over security concerns. Justice Athar Minallah had reserved verdict on the petitions on December 21 after hearing arguments from all sides. Back in March 2016, residents of Islamabad took the federal authorities to the court…
KARACHI: Sindh government has suspended cellular services in major cities including Karachi, Hyderabad, and Sukkur to ensure foolproof security on Eid Milad-un-Nabi (12 Rabiul Awwal) occasion. The authorisation was given by the Interior Ministryon Friday, according to which the services would remain suspended from 8am to 8pm. On Thursday, the provincial government approached the Sindh government to request the suspension of mobile services for the safety of general public. According to the letter, Sindh government…
ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: The federal government has directed concerned authorities to suspend cellular services in 68 districts countrywide in order to ensure security on Youm e Ashur, ARY News reported.
KARACHI: The Home Department of Sindh has said that mobile phone services will remain suspended all over the province on 9th and 10 Muharram ul Haram, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry (IM) has imposed a ban on pillion riding in the federal capital which will be in effect from Muharram 8-10, ARY News reported.
KARACHI: Local administration has completed the security plans for the power show of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) at Jinnah Ground near Mazar-e-Quaid in Karachi on Saturday (tomorrow), ARY News reports.