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No further ban on bulk SMS and MMS

delhi Updated: Oct 04, 2010 20:53 IST

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As the country has remained peaceful after the verdict on Ayodhya title suit, the government has decided not to extend the ban on the services of bulk SMSes and MMSes imposed till Monday night.

The ban on bulk SMSes and MMSes, to check any propaganda post Ayodhya verdict, was first imposed on September 22, which was later extended Monday night, official sources said.

The Centre also decided to withdraw paramilitary forces kept in alert in various parts of the country as the country remained peaceful even four days after the Allahabad High Court order.

The 5,200 paramilitary force personnel sent to Uttar Pradesh is being withdrawn phase-wise and some of them are being sent to poll bound Bihar for deployment in election duties.

Besides, the forces kept in readiness at 16 places for quick deployment have been placed at ease.