Browsing: IT

Information Technology is the new mover and shaker of life. This section features detailed copies about the technology and the impact of its services on different facets of life in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Kashmir’s Tech Wars

Momentary disruptions in mobile services triggered a lot of heat and dust as it could hit J&K’s two-third population directly.…


Driven by the sense of creating a niche in online shopping, an engineering graduate from NIT Srinagar has come up…

Jam them while you pray

Disparate cell phone ringing tones during prayers often irk many inside the mosques. Some mosque management bodies have discovered and…

Cell’s Mobile Story

Despite barriers put up by the security establishment and special circumstances prevailing in Kashmir, the valley enjoys high penetration of…

Tagging Citizens

Barely two per cent of India’s 1.2 billion people have got the 12-digit Unique Identity number but the UID Authority…

Pushed Out

Computers are pushing out the good old typewriter, however, nobody knows the fate of thousands of typewriters which were part…

Conmen on the web

Cheats have always thrived in the sub-continent however, with the expansion of telephony and other communication technologies, many more seem to…

Disrupted communication

SMS services have been banned without a whimper, while home ministry’s snub to telecom operators threatens cellular services again. Ikhlaq…

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Switched Off

Busting the myth of normalcy, the union government has banned prepaid cellular service in J&K in a move that shakes…

Bumpy bandwidth

For the fledgling IT sector in Kashmir, the road to development is no different from the roads in its city.…

Social network sites are here, long before we realised. It could not have been announced more loudly than a murder over a virtual friendship.  Shazia Yousuf anlayses the phenomenon.