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Arjumand Shaheen Andrabi

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Despite being hailed as ‘unsung heroes’, linemen of Kashmir power department are grappling with a low-pay, hazardous duty, and lack of post-trauma shock-absorbing system. The darkness he used to drive out with his dauntless duty has now engulfed his own life and liveliness. In the state of powerlessness, he flashes a beaming smile of being true to his role. But despite risking his own life to light peoples’ homes, the ex-linesman now finds himself as…

Srinagar: The Government of India finally restored high speed internet in Jammu and Kashmir, which it had been denying the people for 550 days. People took to the social media to vent out their frustration on the denial, soon after the official spokesperson of government of J&K, Rohit Kansal, announced the news on twitter. The tweet said, “4G mobile internet services being restored in entire J&K.” The UT of J&K was put under the world’s…