Internet gag affects online business in Occupied Kashmir.


ISLAMABAD -- Online business has come to a grinding halt owing to the ongoing internet blackout enforced by the Indian government on August 5 after it repealed special status of the territory, in Indian Occupied Kashmir.

Today is the 76th day of the internet blockade with no word from the authorities how long this will go on, reported on Saturday.

'Due to harsh communication blockade, the Information Technology (IT) sector is grasping for breath, there is no online shopping, no sale of electronic gadgets especially cell phones. It is no more a cashless economy in Kashmir as you can't use ATM cards to purchase anything,' said a trader in a media interview.

Even online companies like Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal have suffered huge losses as...

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