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Mobile Ban
Calcutta  /  Published 24.04.20

Dad in Covid-19 hospital, son explains why phone is needed

A 22-year-old student whose father is admitted to MR Bangur Hospital said the family’s only channel of communication with him could be cut off with the government’s ban on patients using mobile ph...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.20

Solitude worry over phone ban

Doctors have raised questions about a health department ban on the use of cellphones by patients admitted to state-run Covid-19 hospitals and said it will lead to loneliness and shut their only window...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

World  /  Published 01.01.20

Bangladesh reverses border mobile ban

Bangladesh has reversed its decision of shutting down mobile networks along the country’s over 4,000km borders with India, two days after asking telecom operators to block the services citing “sec...
By PTI in Dhaka

India  /  Published 15.10.19

SMS services blocked in Kashmir

SMS services were stopped as a 'precautionary measure' a few hours after postpaid mobile phone connections were restored in the Kashmir Valley, officials said on Tuesday.Mobile phone services for post...
By PTI in Srinagar

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Overheard on phone: ‘Are you still mine?’

Hundreds of thousands of cellphones bleeped back to life at the stroke of noon in Kashmir on Monday, setting off a frenzy as people scrambled to talk to friends, family and lovers.While smiles lit up ...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 13.10.19

Kashmir mobile relief promise

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday announced the restoration of post-paid mobile connections in the Valley from Monday noon, taking the first major step towards lifting the communication blo...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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