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Turmoil Turbulence

On July 9, suspension of mobile and internet services proved fatal for businesses who couldn’t reach their clients and vice-versa. A number of deals got cancelled forcing small start-ups in to relocate or

Costly Communication

When the government banned internet and cell phone, it obviously created a situation that had clear losers and gainers, reports Zubair Sofi Internet was the first facility that government banned after Burhan Wani’s

World Development Information Day

by Aamir Amin Nowshahri Coinciding with the day when United Nations (UN) was formed in 1945, October 24 is also observed annually as World Development Information Day. The General Assembly of the UN

Virtual Kashmir

As government is grappling with the idea of managing the information highway, the technology has already changed Kashmir. Now the governance structure must convert its discomfort with the new trend into its strength

Going Online

E-commerce has changed the way world shops, quite substantially. However, in Kashmir, the concept of selling products online is yet in its infancy, but growing. Saima Bhat reports about some of the successful


As more people carrying plastic cards are skipping the routine and making real purchases from the virtual malls from their bedrooms, a new market is taking over North India’s vibrant consumer economy. Full

Tower-ing Crisis?

Are mobile towers nuisance, health hazard or just a modern tool of connectivity, is debatable. But with more than seven hundred towers in Srinagar city alone, both lifestyle and landscape is changing fast.

In Whatsapp Defence

By Masood Hussain (Moments before he could address a presser, cops whisking away Mushtaq Ul Islam in Srinagar. A Kashmir Life Image) In run-up to the assembly elections in 1996, governor’s administration created