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Amid death and destruction, Shopian has some success stories too

Amid death and destruction, Shopian has some success stories too

Ashraf Raavi translates Kashmiri short stories to reach out to the global audience

Shopian: South Kashmir’s district Shopian continues to remain in headlines for all the unfortunate reasons. The district that is caught in death and destruction from last couple of years has, however, many ‘untold stories to share’ that talk about successes and contributions. One such ‘untold story’ is about Ashraf Raavi – a lecturer in Political […]

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Trenz village of Shopian reels under darkness

Trenz village of Shopian reels under darkness

Shopian, 17 April: The inhabitants of Khar mohalla in Trenz village of District Shopian are facing inconvenience as the area lacks electric poles and wires and thereby gropes in darkness in absence of electricity. The locals alleged that no electric poles or electric wires have been installed in their area, whereas if there are any […]

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Experts caution against using chemical sprays during flowering period

Experts caution against using chemical sprays during flowering period

As apple growers of Shopian district are busy using pollination techniques

Shopian: The apple growers of Shopian District, widely known as the Apple Bowl of the Jammu and Kashmir, are busy using apple pollination technique in a bid to enhance the apple production, the experts have cautioned against using chemical sprays for pollination during the flowering period. According to the horticulture experts in the area, 90% […]

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In 103 days of this year, Shopian remains shut for more than 30 days

In 103 days of this year, Shopian remains shut for more than 30 days

Shopian, 13 April: Shopian district in southern part of Kashmir today observed a complete shutdown against the recent civilian killing at Khudwani area of District Kulgam. Sources said that all the business establishments were shut while traffic was off the roads. The educational institutions have also remained shut across the district since the civilian killings […]

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Stinking canal makes life miserable for Darbagh villagers

Stinking canal makes life miserable for Darbagh villagers

Shopian, 07 April: A polluted, stinking canal, flowing through the village, has made the lives of people miserable in Darbagh of Shopian district. According to the locals, the canal has long been blocked with its polluted water stinking very badly. “The wastage from the residential houses of the village directly flows into the canal and […]

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Shopian aftermath: Our shield was used as human shield: Family of Thokar

Shopian aftermath: Our shield was used as human shield: Family of Thokar

Shopian, Apr 02: It is just screams and wails that rent airs beyond the deserted markets and barren fields in Shopian’s Dragad Sugan village where an innocent civilian became expendable when Army troops allegedly used him as human-shield in their operation against seven militants on Sunday night. The killing of civilian Mushtaq Ahmad Thokar in […]

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PDD casual labors in Chitragam Shopian demand regularization

PDD casual labors in Chitragam Shopian demand regularization

Shopian: Scores of casual labors working in Power Development Department (PDD) of Sub division Chitragam in Shopian are on strike from last one week as they demand regularization of their service. Casual labors of PDD sub-division Chitragam told Kashmir Images that they are demanding the regularization of their service. They said that a large number […]

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Pulwama’s Rakh village faces water shortage

Pulwama’s Rakh village faces water shortage

Pulwama, 30 March: Residents of Rakh Village in district Pulwama are up in arms against Public Health Engineering (PHE) department for failing to provide adequate water supply to their village. The residents here complained that despite repeated pleas, PHE department continues to remain indifferent towards the issue of water shortage in their village. “We have […]

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Durpora inhabitants demand replacement of damaged electric poles

Durpora inhabitants demand replacement of damaged electric poles

Shopian: Low lying electrical wires and tilted electric poles in Durpora village of Shopian districtct is posing a threat to the life and property. As per the locals, the wooden electric poles in Durpora village have tilted and the people are living under constant fear of electrocution. “The low lying wires from the tilted electric […]

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IJT initiates three-pronged approach for environmental protection

  Shopian: Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba (IJT), Jammu and Kashmir’s largest cadre-based student organization is striving to raise awareness among masses about the complications of contemporary environmental issues. President of (IJT) Jammu and Kashmir Umar Sultan said that we are celebrating the month of March as environmental awareness month in the Kashmir valley. “During this one month […]