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  • Dual SIM phone registration deadline extended till Sept 15

    ISLAMABAD: The telecom regulatory authority on Saturday extended the registration date for all such mobile devices that come with dual SIMs and have separate international mobile equipment identity (IMEI) till Sept 15...

    Two weeks ago, the Pakistan Tel­ecommunication Authority (PTA) had asked all subscribers with dual SIM mobile phones to register their IMEI numbers before Aug 31...

  • Cellular firm fined for blocking SIM

    LAHORE: A civil court has directed a cellular company to pay Rs1 million as damages to a consumer for blocking his SIM (subscriber identity module) without any prior intimation...

    Advocate Syed Faridul Haq Chishti, a former finance secretary of Lahore Bar Association, had filed a suit for damages against U-fone for causing him a huge financial loss and mental agony by blocking his SIM abruptly in 2014 when he was in Dubai...

  • Cellular firms complete SIM verification process

    Meanwhile, after completion of the long-awaited and vital process, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has been directed to carry out a third party audit of the exercise to verify its authenticity...

    A blocked SIM can be re-activated within that period, following biometric verification of the card...

  • Government-cellular companies at impasse over five SIM limit, SC

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was told that a series of meetings between the telecom regulator, cellular companies and security agencies cut no ice over the issue of removing the maximum limit ban of five SIM cards per individual...

    A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali had taken up a petition moved by a China Mobile/Zong, seeking directions for the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to...

  • New registration campaign: Afghan refugees hope for a better tomorrow

    LAHORE: The Afghan refugees in Punjab are hopeful of being registered after the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) opened its centres on Wednesday...

    In all there are 32 Afghan registration centres working for the same objective, including one in Islamabad, 11 in KP (52pc of the refugees stay there), one in Karachi and 16 in Balochistan...

  • Pims opens new registration counters at hospital

    ISLAMABAD: For the thousands of patients and relatives who visit the outpatient departments (OPDs) at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims) there was good news on Tuesday, as the number of counters for registration slips were doubled...

    While every patient must wait for a few hours for a check-up at Pims, the race for registration slips starts early in the morning...

  • New vehicle registration system being introduced

    RAWALPINDI: The Punjab government is going to introduce new system of vehicles registration from next month which will not only discourage forged and applied-for number plates but streamline the whole process of registration...

    Computerised Dealer Vehicle Registration System (DVRS) will also help eliminate corruption and use of vehicles with fake number plates in acts of terrorism...

  • New mobile phone registration system comes into force

    ISLAMABAD: As soon as the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) implemented its new mobile phone registration system, some users complained of being unable to connect to their networks...

    “All cell phones prior to the implementation of the phone registration scheme have been synced with their respective networks...

  • IHC questions registration of Imran Farooq murder case in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday questioned the registration of a case pertaining to the murder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Dr Imran Farooq, who was assassinated in London in September 2010...

    At one point, the bench observed that the federal government had to answer about the purpose of this case in Pakistan...

  • ECP rejects plea to cancel registration of Pakistan Rah-i-Haq Party

    ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has rejected a petition seeking to cancel the registration of the Pakistan Rah-i-Haq Party (PRHP), which allegedly has links with the banned outfit Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ)...

    Petitioner Gul Zohra Rizvi’s lawyer appeared before a two-member bench of the ECP headed by the Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza and argued that Muavia Azam, son of Maulana Azam Tariq —...

  • Registration of NGOs, seminaries suspended in Gilgit

    GILGIT: The Gilgit divisional administration has suspended registration of 320 NGOs, including a Chinese entity, and 30 seminaries operating in the division, for failing to provide details of their funding sources and activities...

    According to a list provided to the media by Assistant Commissioner, Gilgit, Rana Waqas on Monday, 320 local NGOs and 30 seminaries’ registration had been suspended and their bank accounts frozen...

  • Letter from Mumbai: Non-registration of high-end diesel cars

    A TEMPORARY ban imposed by the Supreme Court on the registration of high-end diesel cars and SUVs in Delhi and the National Capital Region has shaken the automobile industry and led to heated arguments over the merits or demerits of the fuel...

    Responding to a plea by environmentalists citing high atmospheric pollution in the National Capital Region (NCR), the apex court earlier this year imposed a temporary ban on the registration of...

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