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Manipur: Mobile internet suspended for five days, according to official orders
India

Manipur: Mobile internet suspended for five days, according to official orders

According to the order issued by Special Secretary (Home) H Gyan Prakash on Saturday, some anti-social elements were using social media to transmit hate speeches, inciting the passions of the public

Karauli communal clashes: Strict action will be taken against perpetrators irrespective of community, says Ashok Gehlot
India

Karauli communal clashes: Strict action will be taken against perpetrators irrespective of community, says Ashok Gehlot

Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure was imposed in the Karauli district of Rajasthan on Saturday and the internet was shut down after stones were pelted during a religious procession that day

Karauli communal clashes: Curfew continues, situation under control
India

Karauli communal clashes: Curfew continues, situation under control

Police on Sunday said mobile internet remained suspended to check spread of rumours in Karauli, which is 170 km from state capital Jaipur

Haryana government suspends mobile internet in Karnal ahead of farmers' mahapanchayat
India

Haryana government suspends mobile internet in Karnal ahead of farmers' mahapanchayat

The mobile internet services in Karnal district will remain suspended from 12.30 pm on Monday to Tuesday midnight, according to an order of the Home Department.

Jammu and Kashmir admin says 2G mobile internet services to be restored in Valley from today till 31 Jan; social media to remain out of bounds
India

Jammu and Kashmir admin says 2G mobile internet services to be restored in Valley from today till 31 Jan; social media to remain out of bounds

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Friday ordered for 2G internet services to be restored in the Kashmir Valley from midnight on the intervening night between Friday and Saturday, reports said. The restoration of the 2G internet facility on mobile phones will continue till 31 January after which it will be reviewed further, the order said.

SMS, voice calls restored for local prepaid mobiles in J&K; 2G internet resumes on postpaid in Kupwara, Bandipora districts
India

SMS, voice calls restored for local prepaid mobiles in J&K; 2G internet resumes on postpaid in Kupwara, Bandipora districts

Prepaid mobile connections were restored in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday and 2G services resumed in two districts of the valley after being disconnected in August last year, an official said.

Jammu and Kashmir admin cites terror threat for not resuming internet in Valley, says ban necessary for integrity of India, maintaining public order
India

Jammu and Kashmir admin cites terror threat for not resuming internet in Valley, says ban necessary for integrity of India, maintaining public order

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has cited possible misuse of the internet by anti-national elements and terrorists as a reason for not restoring these services for the general public and media in the Kashmir Valley

Mobile internet services restored in Ladakh's Kargil district; restoration comes 145 days after suspension
India

Mobile internet services restored in Ladakh's Kargil district; restoration comes 145 days after suspension

Mobile Internet services were restored in Kargil district of Ladakh on Friday after remaining suspended for 145 days in the wake of the Centre abrogating provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution, officials said.

'How will we pay our EMIs?': Out of service, Ola, Uber drivers in Assam warn of 'aggressive movement', demand immediate restoration of mobile internet
India

'How will we pay our EMIs?': Out of service, Ola, Uber drivers in Assam warn of 'aggressive movement', demand immediate restoration of mobile internet

Over 12,000 Ola and Uber drivers in Assam have threatened to start an aggressive movement against the government as mobile internet ban enters the seventh day amidst anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests

Postpaid mobile services in Jammu and Kashmir restored while internet connections remain suspended
India

Postpaid mobile services in Jammu and Kashmir restored while internet connections remain suspended

Postpaid mobile services on all networks were restored in the Kashmir Valley on Monday, 72 days after they were snapped following restrictions

Kolkata comes out on top in 4G availability list leaving Delhi, Mumbai behind
News & Analysis

Kolkata comes out on top in 4G availability list leaving Delhi, Mumbai behind

Mumbai had ranked 15th while Delhi grabbed the 17th spot in 4G availability in India's 20 largest cities.

Mobile internet goes free and national for a day in Cuba to much cheer
News & Analysis

Mobile internet goes free and national for a day in Cuba to much cheer

Until 2013, internet was largely only available to the public at tourist hotels on the island.

Bangladesh student protests: Mobile internet shut down across country as police try to quell demonstrations
World

Bangladesh student protests: Mobile internet shut down across country as police try to quell demonstrations

For the last week students have brought parts of the capital Dhaka to a standstill with a protest against poor road safety after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus.

Mob lynchings: Lack of media coverage, response from State show Indians don't care about stopping rogue justice
India

Mob lynchings: Lack of media coverage, response from State show Indians don't care about stopping rogue justice

Tripura banned internet as a response to the lynching. To me, this is astonishing and shows the government thinks that the way to stop public murders is through stopping WhatsApp.

Tripura lynching: Mobile internet, SMS services banned in state for 48 hours to check rumour-mongering
India

Tripura lynching: Mobile internet, SMS services banned in state for 48 hours to check rumour-mongering

The Tripura government on Thursday imposed a ban on mobile internet and SMS services in the state for 48 hours, citing a threat to public safety.

As protests rage for 102nd day, Tamil Nadu govt suspends mobile internet in Tuticorin, Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari districts
India

As protests rage for 102nd day, Tamil Nadu govt suspends mobile internet in Tuticorin, Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari districts

With protests in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin town entering their 102nd day on Thursday, mobile internet services have been suspended in Thoothukodi, Thirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts.

Mobile internet services snapped in Kashmir as precautionary measure on Republic Day
India

Mobile internet services snapped in Kashmir as precautionary measure on Republic Day

Mobile internet services have been snapped in Kashmir as a precautionary measure on the occasion of the Republic Day, officials said.

Rajasthan 'love jihad' case: Udaipur on high alert; prohibitory orders issued, mobile internet suspended
India

Rajasthan 'love jihad' case: Udaipur on high alert; prohibitory orders issued, mobile internet suspended

Mobile internet services were suspended for 24 hours and prohibitory orders issued in Udaipur district as a precautionary measure in view of an information that there was a possibility of disturbance of communal harmony

Mobile internet services in 13 Haryana districts suspended for 3 days in view of rallies by Jats, BJP MP
India

Mobile internet services in 13 Haryana districts suspended for 3 days in view of rallies by Jats, BJP MP

The Haryana government has suspended mobile internet services in 13 districts for three days, apprehending law and order problem.

Mobile internet connections in Africa to double in next five years; likely to cross the billion mark
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Mobile internet connections in Africa to double in next five years; likely to cross the billion mark

Africa’s mobile internet connections are set to double in the next five years, thanks to affordable smartphones and the roll-out of high-speed networks.