People of Jammu and Kashmir are flouting the social media ban on 22 websites including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp by accessing the banned sites through free VPNs.
Pashmina artisans from Jammu and Kashmir want the government to spread the word about how these shawls are certified and also want more laboratories set up for certification.
Kashmiris are stunned by the government’s decision to ban 22 social media sites in Jammu and Kashmir. Many urged their friends to stay in touch by emails. Traders say their business will be affected.
Thanks to social media, Bashir Ahmad Bashir’s work is reaching a new generation of Kashmiris, as well as readers in other parts of the world.
On July 19, 2016, I received a phone call from a London-based Kashmiri man, Shehzad Ahmad, who had no clue …