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Save agricultural land

Save agricultural land

The agricultural land in Kashmir is shrinking with every passing day and a concrete jungle is emerging on huge patches of paddy fields in almost every part of the Valley. Once a promising food bowl, Kashmir is losing its arable agrarian land on an alarming pace. Despite standing court directions in this regard, conversion of […]

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Reversing heart diseases through free eduvaccine

Reversing heart diseases through free eduvaccine

Why not promote a free Eduvaccine for Heart?

By: Dr. Bimal Chajjer Till today heart disease remains the most common cause of death in most of the countries of the world. India is the present-day leader in the whole of the world so far as the number of heart patients is concerned and the number of heart patients is still in the increase. […]

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Taking care of food safety

Taking care of food safety

It is the responsibility of the government and its concerned agencies to ensure semblance of law everywhere within the territorial parameters of its jurisdiction. Besides the big political and developmental issues, even everything mundane, if it concerns people, too is within the government’s mandate, enjoining upon it to ensure that masses are not troubled. This […]

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Listen to apple growers

Listen to apple growers

Despite the assurances made by the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir the other day regarding the smooth ferrying of apple-laden trucks on Srinagar-Jammu highway, apple growers of Valley are protesting all over alleging that there has been no improvement in the situation on the ground as these trucks are made to halt for days […]

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Fighting corruption

Fighting corruption

Corruption, in any society, breeds injustice and injustices triggers unrest which in no way is good for any healthy society. This menace, unfortunately, is wide-spread all over the country and Jammu and Kashmir is no exception. Lt Governor-led UT administration has been making claims of curbing this menace and in this backdrop, it has decided […]

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Focusing on education

Focusing on education

The decision of J&K School Education Department (SED) to establish Virtual Reality Lab (VRL) in each district of Jammu and Kashmir has been hailed by one and all. With new education policy, India is heading towards an educational system that, on one hand, would help make students more creative and innovative and on the hand […]

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Cinema in Kashmir

Cinema in Kashmir

Kashmir – once the favourite destination of Bollywood film makers – got disconnected from the film world when in early 90’s, armed groups backed by some religious organizations forced shutting of cinema halls in the length and breadth of Valley. After almost nine years, in 1999, then government headed by Farooq Abdullah attempted to reopen […]

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Harvesting rain water

Harvesting rain water

While reviewing the progress of developmental works in district Doda, Lt Governor Manoj Sinha took stock of the interventions for enhancing farmers’ income and encouraged the use of modern agriculture technologies among the farming community. He asked the concerned officials to encourage farmers for diversification and avail the benefits of schemes of UT government for […]

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Road safety needs attention

Road safety needs attention

On Wednesday eleven people, including four women, died and 29 more were injured when an overcrowded mini-bus plunged into a deep gorge in Poonch district. The bus was on its way to Poonch from Gali Maidan when it met with the accident near Brari Nallah in the border belt of Sawjian. From President of India […]

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When wild animals roam in cities!!!

When wild animals roam in cities!!!

The other day, a she bear was seen roaming in Srinagar’s posh Rajbagh area. It also mauled one person in Lal Mandi area. The very presence of wild animals in the heart of city created scare all over and special announcements were made from the public address systems of local mosques asking people to stay […]

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