Govt lifts SMS ban

Govt lifts SMS ban

People question the timing of ‘poll gimmick’ The state government Tuesday lifted the four-year-old ban on Short Messaging Services (SMS) on all pre-paid cell phone subscribers in Jammu and Kashmir. Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah ordered lifting of the ban as...
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US travel advisory on Kashmir to continue for further 1 year

US travel advisory on Kashmir to continue for further 1 year

It will deeply affect state economy, hit tourism sector: Traders’ bodies The US Department of State has extended by one year the adverse travel advisory on Kashmir citing “militant incidents” and “violent public unrest” in the disputed Himalayan regi...
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Sopore gets seed storage plant

Sopore gets seed storage plant

Rs. 2 cr utilized for enhancing agri productivity in Dist: Dir Agri Agriculture Department has spent Rs. 2 crore in district Baramulla for enhancing the production & productivity of various crops during the year 2013-14. The amount has been spent...
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LAHDC revokes permit system for Indian tourists

LAHDC revokes permit system for Indian tourists

‘Move aimed to make visit of domestic visitors hassle-free’ To make travel of Indian tourists to Leh hassle-free, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) has done away with permit system. Earlier, the tourists both domestic and foreign were requ...
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Now Punjab cops waylay, harass Kashmiri travelers

Now Punjab cops waylay, harass Kashmiri travelers

‘Our vehicles stopped, searched and let go after hefty bribe’ Punjab has turned out to be another State of India after New Delhi where every Kashmiri is being seen with suspicion by the police as every vehicle bearing registration number...
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J&K man brings home laurels with discovery of anti-TB drug

J&K man brings home laurels with discovery of anti-TB drug

Living miles away from the Kashmir, Anil Koul has made his home State proud by his involvement in the discovery and clinical development of a drug to treat drug-resistant tuberculosis, which affects millions of people across the globe.“It is proud...
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Kashmiri Tilla shines at Nepal Fashion Week 2014

Kashmiri Tilla shines at Nepal Fashion Week 2014

Daljit’s Kashmir embroidery apparels evoke unending applause Kashmiri Tilla embroidery embellished reputed models walking the ramp at the Nepal Fashion Week 2014 at Kathmandu.The final day of the four-day fashion extravaganza TGIF Nepal Fashion Week 2014 was...
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Meat prices go up by 200 pc in 4 years

Meat prices go up by 200 pc in 4 years

From Rs 125 In 2008 To Rs 340/Kg In 2013, Hike Fleecing Aam Aadmi Believe it! During last four years the mutton prices have witnessed an unprecedented about 200 per cent increase. Kashmir being one of the highest meat consuming...
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‘JK Ideal For Food, Fruit Processing Industry’

‘JK Ideal For Food, Fruit Processing Industry’

Minister of state for Industries & Commerce, Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo today underlined the significance of food processing industry in the state, stating that the sector has the potential to become beacon of industrial development in J&K. The Minister said...
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Kashmir’s Famed Copperware Losing Ground To Machines

Kashmir’s Famed Copperware Losing Ground To Machines

With machines chipping in, the Kashmir’s famed copperware is slowly losing its ground to technology making thousands of artisans jobless.  The manufacture of copperwares in Kashmir was once a famed vocation giving livelihood to thousands of artisans, servin...
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