Kashmiri journalist to head Google News team


Srinagar, Google News has appointed Irfan Rashid, as Team Head in its Gurgaon office.

Irfan Rashid, 24, has become a first and youngest Kashmiri journalist to head a team in Google News. Irfan completed his masters in convergent journalism from the Central University of Kashmir in 2015. He started freelance writing for Kashmir Life in 2014 and later joined Rising Kashmir as a reporter in February 2015.

He is likely to join the search engine giant on Monday, 27 November.