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Pakistan joins the 3G club

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ISLAMABAD: The four cellular service providers bidding on licences for next generation mobile technology emerged the winners of Wednesday’s bidding war, with Mobilink, Telenor and Ufone picking up licences for 3G services while Zong being the only bidder to acquire a licence for both 3G and 4G services. Mobilink and Zong bid for the ‘superior’ […]

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Human rights cases on decline, claims minister

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ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed informed the National Assembly on Wednesday that there had been a decline in human rights cases registered in all provinces except Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over the last two years. The minister said that 12,884 cases had been registered since 2011 at four regional offices of the human […]

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Customs prevent heist of history

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JAMAL SHAHID ISLAMABAD: Customs officers at the Islamabad airport seized a large black plastic bag from an outbound passenger late last month but left the expert inspection of its contents to archaeologists. “It was smart of them to bring the catch to us,” Director General of the Department of Archaeology and Museums (DOAM) Fazaldad Kakar […]

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