May 23, 2024

Rebranding Handicrafts

Kashmir handicrafts are known for their exquisite craftsmanship and intricate designs. However, in recent times, the industry has faced challenges in terms of branding, marketing and quality assurance. To address these issues…
May 22, 2024

Power of Ballot

The Baramulla Parliamentary constituency on Monday achieved a landmark voter turnout of approximately 59 per cent during the fifth phase of voting for the General Elections to the 18th Lok Sabha. This…
May 21, 2024

Environmental Challenge

Illegal mining in Kashmir valley has emerged as a significant environmental challenge. In the first quarter, a total of 211 vehicles/ machinery indulging in illegal transportation/ extraction of minerals have been seized…

Festival de Cannes

The 77th edition of the prestigious Festival de Cannes has officially begun, welcoming over 35,000 festival-goers from 160 countries worldwide. The 12-day event, running from May 14 to 25, promises an exciting…
May 18, 2024

Digital Arrests

The internet has become an essential aspect of our daily lives, revolutionizing how we interact, socialize, share information, entertain ourselves and shop. Its impact is felt in almost every facet of our…
May 16, 2024

Encouraging Turnout

The fourth phase of voting for the General Elections to the 18th Lok Sabha witnessed a remarkable surge in participation, with a peaceful conclusion marked by an impressive 37.99% voter turnout across…
May 15, 2024
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Access to Justice

National Lok Adalats have emerged as indispensable mechanisms for resolving disputes efficiently, swiftly and cost-effectively. These courts fulfill the constitutional commitment to provide access to justice to all segments of society. Organized…
May 14, 2024

Delicate Balance

The agricultural sector in India is vital for sustaining millions of livelihoods and ensuring food security. Among the challenges faced by farmers, one significant issue has been the preservation of perishable horticultural…
May 11, 2024
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Immense Potential

Jammu and Kashmir is counted among the largest silk cocoon and yarn producing regions. Sericulture, the cultivation of silkworms for the production of silk, has long been a cornerstone of the region’s…
May 8, 2024
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Premier Destination

Last year, Jammu and Kashmir welcomed around 2.02 crore visitors. Out of these, over 50,000 foreign tourists visited the union territory. Now, after a hiatus of four decades, the Federation of Hotel…
May 7, 2024

Flood-like Situation

Flash-floods and landslides have caused damage to property and livestock in several parts of Kashmir valley. While parts of Jammu division have been hit too, few villages in Ramban and Mandi Poonch…
May 2, 2024

Effective Handling

Man-animal conflicts have always posed major challenges in Jammu and Kashmir and caused panic among residents. These conflicts often result in property damage, livestock depredation and even loss of human lives, underscoring…
May 1, 2024

Land Sinking

Land sinking, or land subsidence, has emerged as another environmental challenge in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The recent incident in the Ramban district, where over 58 houses were completely…
April 30, 2024
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