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CPLC ad ransom kidnapping awareness

CPLC warns public not to fall for a friendly female voice on phone

CPLC, The Citizen Police Liaison Committee, has launched a public service ad to increase awareness about recent wave of kidnapping for ransom in Karachi and elsewhere in Pakistan. According to the CPLC, the modus operandi of such kidnappers is that they approach their targets through attractive women. The friendly female voice on phone helps in [...]

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Why are Advertisements by Cell Phone Companies in Pakistan Targeted by the Public?

Cell phone companies in Pakistan are notorious for showing advertisements that only show a girl and a boy talking, or perhaps flirting with each other. However, they are strictly doing business and they will show what sells. Futhermore, they are not sexualizing their advertisements, so why are words like raunchy, lewd, and obscene used for [...]

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Girls Cell Phone Numbers on Facebook

In this day and age, with predators lurking everywhere, it is very dangerous to leave cell phone numbers anywhere on the internet, and the most common place where predators look for girls cell phone numbers is social networking websites, the most common being Facebook. Girls are naive and should realize the dangers that exist of [...]

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Craze for Girls Cell Phone Numbers

Along with the obsession with cell phones, the craze for girls cell phone numbers has escalated. There are many websites which list girls numbers by cities. Is it even legal to list anyone’s number on your website without their permission? The amusing part is, a lot of the numbers are fake. They are just there [...]

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Is Not Having A Cell Phone Weird?

Cell phones have now become a multi-billion dollar industry. With an increase in technology and lower costs, not only are cell phones more affordable, but we are also more likely to upgrade our cell phones to the latest models. However, one thing that comes to mind is, do we really need the extra features, or [...]

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Kohinoor Electronic Market Robbery: Divine justice for people selling stolen cell phones

The good God works in mysterious ways. Sometimes it seems that those who steal and plunder have the best things in life. They believe that they are being favored by God, and nothing stops them from continuing their looting. Smugglers and those who sell stolen and smuggled goods, for instance, think there’s nothing wrong in [...]

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Misuse of Girls’ Pictures On Social Networking Websites

Girls are uploading their pictures on social networking websites like Facebook, Orkut, etc, to be accessed by everyone. What is happening is that many people are taking those pictures and misusing them by creating fake profiles to defame the girls. On some, inappropriate messages about the girl are written. On others, the picture is altered [...]

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Beggars Using Cell Phones

Begging is big business in the subcontinent. Countless beggars have spots allocated where they start their daily business. While they tell passers by “bhooka hoon,” I have seen that even after getting money they keep sitting in their allocated spot. Also, often they appeal to women instead of men as in “baji kuch dedo” knowing [...]

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Girls’ Cell Phone Numbers on Social Networking Websites

Girls are uploading their pictures and many leave their cell phone numbers and other personal information on social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter, Orkut etc, to be accessed by everyone. It is dangerous to leave personal pictures on social networking websites, or anywhere for that matter, because they can be misused if they fall into [...]

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Obsession with Cell Phones

People buy cell phones depending on the latest model, features and make sure that it looks “cool.” Latest models haunt teenagers and the amount of money spent on cell phones is staggering. It is not surprising that the latest model does not stay “latest” for long. It is more of an accessory to be shown [...]

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