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Rajasthan Shuts Internet As 15 Lakh Candidates Appear For Patwari Recruitment Exam

Oct 23, 2021 Tabeenah Anjum

Business of taxi services, food aggregators, home delivery services come to a standstill as internet remains cut off in Jaipur, Dausa and Bikaner.

Services on Disney+Hotstar, Sonylive, Zomato, Paytm Restored After Brief Global Outage

Jul 22, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

As per the updates from Internet outage tracker DownDetector, the outage seems to have started at around 8.55 PM on Thursday evening.

Mobile Internet Disruptions Seen In Iran Amid Water Protests

While landline service continues, NetBlocks warned its analysis and user reports were 'consistent with a regional internet shutdown intended to control protests'

Internet Suspended For 24 Hours At Farmers' Protest Site In Delhi Outskirts

Feb 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Apart from the protest sites like Singhu, Ghazipur and Tikri borders of Delhi, their adjoining areas shall also not have access to the internet.

Multiple Delhi Metro Stations Shut In View Of Farmers' Chakka Jam; Check Details Here

Farmers on Saturday carried out a chakka jam in many parts of Punjab and Haryana to protest the Centre’s recent agriculture legislations

05 February, 2021

Government To Restore 4G Internet In Jammu And Kashmir

Naseer Ganai

The communication blockade was imposed on August 4, 2019, a day before the BJP government revoked Article 370 of the Constitution and bifurcated Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories

05 February, 2021

Haryana: Internet Services In Sonipat, Jhajjar To Remain Suspended Till Saturday Evening

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier imposed amidst protest against the farm laws, the mobile internet curb shall stay in certain districts of Haryana

05 February, 2021

4G Internet To Be Restored In 10 Days: BJP J-K President

Naseer Ganai

BJP J-K president says home minister Amit Shah has assured him that 4G internet will be restored in 10 days.

04 February, 2021

Curbs On Mobile Internet Lifted In Three More Districts Of Haryana

The mobile internet services were suspended in some districts of the state 'to prevent any disturbance of peace and public order' amid a protest by farmers.

01 February, 2021

Farmers' Protest: Centre Extends Internet Suspension In Parts Of Delhi Till Tuesday Night

Outlook Web Bureau

Hundreds of farmers have been protesting at border points in Delhi against Centre's farm laws since the last three months.

30 January, 2021

Farmers' Protest: Internet Services Temporarily Suspended In Parts Of Delhi; Check List Of Affected Areas

Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre's order regarding internet suspension will remain effective till 11 pm of January 31 at areas near the Singhu, Ghazipur, and Tikri borders


29 January, 2021

Haryana Suspends Internet Services In 14 More Districts Till January 30

Outlook Web Bureau

The total number of Haryana districts in which people will not be able to use mobile internet services is now 17.

17 January, 2021

Let Our Children Move Forward: Farooq Abdullah Urges PM Modi To Restore 4G Internet In J-K

Outlook Web Bureau

'What can I say about the problems we are facing in Kashmir where there is no electricity, petrol, diesel, kerosene oil and shortage of daily use food items,' he said at a book release

12 December, 2020

Govt Order Dashes Hopes Of Better Internet Speed In J-K Valley

Naseer Ganai

The order, issued on December 11, said the low-speed internet would continue due to 'likelihood of misuse of the data services by anti-national elements...'

07 December, 2020

On Polling Day, Govt Snaps Even 2G Internet Services In South Kashmir

Naseer Ganai

Internet service stopped over fears of misuse, says official

05 December, 2020

2G Internet Too Slow, Start Regular Classes, Demand Kashmir Students

Naseer Ganai

The government has no issues with huge election rallies, why is it the objecting to offline classes, ask students.

11 August, 2020

4G Internet To Be Restored On Trial Basis In Two J-K Districts From August 16: Govt To SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre told the Supreme Court that a special committee has decided that access to 4G internet in Jammu and Kashmir will be given in calibrated manner and the outcome will be reviewed after 2 months.


07 August, 2020

Explore Possibility Of Restoring 4G Internet In Certain Areas: SC To J-K Admin


The Supreme Court asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to explain as under what circumstances former L-G of the UT had reportedly said that the 4G internet service could be restored.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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