Frequent internet shutdowns leave Shopian students, job seekers worried

Frequent internet shutdowns leave Shopian students, job seekers worried

SHOPIAN: Internet shutdown has badly affected students, job aspirants and the business class for almost a fortnight in South Kashmir’s district Shopian. The internet has remained suspended since April 30 in the wake of the gunfight at Drabgam village of Pulwama, in which two militants and a civilian were killed. Later, on May 3, the […]

2G mobile internet restored in Srinagar, still suspended in southern Kashmir

2G mobile internet restored in Srinagar, still suspended in southern Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Authorities late Tuesday evening restored Internet data services in capital city Srinagar after three days, while mobile Internet services continue to remain suspended in southern Kashmir districts for the third consecutive day. Mobile Internet services in Srinagar were suspended by the government on Saturday after a gunfight erupted in Chattabal area of the capital […]

Internet ban in south Kashmir cripples students, job aspirants

Internet ban in south Kashmir cripples students, job aspirants

SHOPIAN: Continuous shutdowns and snapping of internet in south Kashmir districts has paralysed life in the district, while thousands of students are suffering especially due to snapped internet. The shutdown in Shopian and Pulwama has affected business as well as education, while internet is off since January 25. Students and aspirants of different competitive examinations […]

Mobile internet suspended

Mobile internet suspended

Srinagar: A day ahead of the Republic Day, authorities on Thursday snapped the mobile internet services in Kashmir. The internet services on mobile phones and data cards were suspended this evening as part of the security drill of the Republic Day. Although, it’s a normal practice in Kashmir to suspend the internet services on the […]

Digital Minimalism: Living Outside the Internet World

Digital Minimalism: Living Outside the Internet World

By JAWAAZ AHMAD My phone currently has 336 images. It does not feel like a ton, until I remember that we once brought rolls of film only after 24 expos. How did we even do that? Now, I can throw my phone out of my pocket and record every moment of my life, and I […]

Of Internet Bans and Human Rights

Of Internet Bans and Human Rights

By Ummer Keel Suspicion and apprehension cannot be the basis on which the government can take decisions. Doing so, exposes the loopholes and fractures that the machinery of government may be hiding from public. The frequent strangulation of internet in the Valley rightly represents suspicion-based decision making. It lays bare the unsustainable and fallible strategies […]

Websites Visited by people of Jammu and Kashmir

Websites Visited by people of Jammu and Kashmir

By Tariq Majeed In this modern era, almost everything seems to be done via internet—be it communication through social media websites or apps, shopping, business, studying, entertainment, payments and so on. The whole lot of things which once were done face to face, like talking to someone, marketing of products, teaching, studying, shopping etc, have […]

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