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Entrepreneurs!

Entrepreneurs!

Despite lack of opportunities and a minimal industrial sector here, the state of Jammu and Kashmir is witnessing new trends among the youth who have decided to look beyond the rundown paths and carve a niche fort themselves by choosing to walk on the untroden ways. In the haze of uncertainty, these young, educated, dynamic […]

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High-density apple plantation demand increases in Pulwama district

High-density apple plantation demand increases in Pulwama district

PULWAMA, AUG 09: With the growing demand for planting high-density apple trees across Kashmir valley and the continuous axing of more than a half-century old apple trees, scores of apple growers in Pulwama district have taken up the practice of planting high-density apple trees in their orchards. The Jammu and Kashmir government launched the scheme […]

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PULWAMA PASHMINA SHAWL ARTISANS STARE AT A BLEAK FUTURE

PULWAMA PASHMINA SHAWL ARTISANS STARE AT A BLEAK FUTURE

Pulwama, Aug 08: Kashmir has been witnessing a considerable reduction in the number of artisans’ associated with the world renowned handmade Pashmina Shawl business and various factors are to be contributed for this decline in interest of Pashmina artisanship. The material for this handmade Shawl comes from a special breed of goat – Chanthangi goat, […]

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Once a famous launderers’ stream, ‘Dho’eb Ko’l’ in Pulwama is now a filthy drain

Once a famous launderers’ stream, ‘Dho’eb Ko’l’ in Pulwama is now a filthy drain

Pulwama, July 03: As Kashmir continues to lose its treasure of water resources to the official neglect and apathy of its own people, the famous ‘Dho’eb Ko’l’ that flows through bus stand Pulwama to Murran Chowk here, has been literally turned into a filthy drain. The stream known as ‘Dho’eb Ko’l’ (washermen’s stream) used to […]