Thursday, January 21, 2010

Prepaid phone ban revoked in Indian Kashmir - Taiwan News Online

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    • The Indian government on Thursday overturned an unpopular ban on prepaid mobile phones in Indian-controlled Kashmir, a move that had been aimed at preventing rebels from using them to clandestinely plan attacks.

      All subscribers with prepaid phones will, however, be subject to new and rigorous identity and address checks, a press statement from the federal Department of Telecommunications said.

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