News Topic:Social Media Ban

J-K: Internet censored 24 times in 2022

Surfshark’s data shows that 4.2 billion people were affected by internet censorship in 2022 globally, while Asia accounts for nearly half of all new cases in 2022.

Broadband internet services restored after 7 months in Kashmir

Following the seven-month-long suspension, the government-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) restored its broadband internet services in the Valley.

Social media curbs lifted but only 2G services allowed in J&K

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday choose to remove curbs on social media while extending ban on 4G Internet services till March 17.

Cisco denies helping J&K authorities to enforce social media ban

Cisco has denied reports that it is working with the Government of J&K to build software to prevent Kashmiris from accessing social media websites in the region.

J&K’s tourism industry on verge of collapse

J&K’s tourism industry is about to collapse as there are zero advance bookings so far which has prompted the tour operators to demand restoration of internet.

Social media finally barred as VPNs stop working in Kashmir

SRINAGAR — Amid continuous suspension of high speed mobile internet as well as broadband services, the private cellular companies here have successfully blocked the...

Broadband internet services to be restored within 72 hours

SRINAGAR — After remaining suspended for nearly seven months, the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is all set to restore the broadband internet services...

Case filed against social media users in J&K

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir Police has filed a case against various social media users “who defied the Government orders and misused the...

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