Urooj Tarar

Urooj Tarar covers South Asia and pivot states for Globely News. She previously worked for the English-language edition of Daily Pakistan.

A curfew remains in place sixteen days after India stripped the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir of its nominal autonomy and statehood, annexing the region. New Delhi began restoring landline connectivity partially over the weekend but internet and mobile phone connections remain switched off. Schools have reopened but parents are keeping their kids at home. Ahmer Khan, a Kashmiri journalist who has reported for The Guardian and The New York Times, tweeted: The weekend in Kashmir was tense as at least two dozen people were reportedly admitted to hospitals with pellet gun injuries. There was at least one fatality.…

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