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Boosting heritage, pilgrim tourism

Boosting heritage, pilgrim tourism

Kashmir has re-emerged on the tourism map with full force as the Union Territory has seen tremendous footfall during past few months. Government has taken and is taking several steps to make tourism sector more vibrant to give boost to the economy of the UT. While Jammu and Kashmir has tremendous tourism potential vis-à-vis its […]

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Fraudulent recruitments

Fraudulent recruitments

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday cancelled the recruitment of finance accounts assistants and junior engineers and recommended a CBI probe into the selection process following complaints that the recruitment process was not fair. Th administration has assured the aspirants that those responsible for alleged discrepancies will not be spared and there won’t be […]

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Listening to people

Listening to people

For over all development and progress it is a must that the administration communicates with people more and more at all levels. In this regard, LG’s Mulaqaat is a very innovative idea that provides people an opportunity to communicate with the head of the administration and bring their issue to the fore. The programme has […]

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Houseboats are the heritage

Houseboats are the heritage

Houseboats in Dal and Nagin lakes besides on the waters of river Jehlum are not mere commercial establishments but part of Kashmir’s heritage. These houseboats have, in a way, become part of Kashmir’s identity and it is every tourists dream to stay at least once in a houseboat. Though not much literature is available about […]

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The killings must stop

The killings must stop

One more Kashmiri Pandit has lost his life while his brother has been injured in a terrorist attack in a village in Shopian of south Kashmir. Sunil Kumar and his brother Pinto Kumar were working in their orchard in Chotigam area of Shopian when terrorists opened fire on them. Sunil died on the spot while […]

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War against corruption

War against corruption

Corruption is the menace that hampers the progress and development of any society in the world. When the corrupt practices become a normal, the society as a whole is destined to fail economically and rot morally. Deserving get neglected and those not deserving are benefitted thus disturbing the equilibrium of the society. Corruption breeds injustice […]

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Focusing on education

Focusing on education

For any society to progress on all fronts, proper education to its children is the key. It is the education that helps a child to become a responsible, creative, innovative and productive citizen who can lead her/his society and nation to a developed future. As rightly pointed out, during an official function, by the Lt […]

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Submission of utilisation certificates

Submission of utilisation certificates

The Jammu and Kashmir government has failed to submit utilisation certificates for grants worth more than Rs 10,000 crores to the Centre till March 2021. According to the Comptroller and Auditor General of India’s (CAG) fresh report on finances of Jammu and Kashmir for the year ending in March 2021, as many as 3,215 number […]

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Self sufficiency in agricultural sector

Self sufficiency in agricultural sector

While addressing Governing Council of the NITI Aayog meeting on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on made a strong case for modernising agriculture, animal husbandry and food processing to help the country become self-sufficient and a global leader in the agriculture sector. He asked the states to focus on promoting 3Ts — Trade, Tourism, Technology […]

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Tackling the increasing threat of Covid

Tackling the increasing threat of Covid

With every passing day the numbers of Covid 19 patients are surging in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Some infection related deaths too have been reported here. The numbers of positive cases, that come to fore, if the reports from the ground are believed, are lesser than the number of people who are […]