Kashmir: Electrification, drinking water, libraries in J&K schools show improvement, but children with special needs ignored – UDISE survey

Srinagar: A new study has revealed that only 3 percent of schools (government and private) in J&K are equipped with toilets for Children with Special Needs (CWSN). The survey conducted by the Unified District Information System of Education (UDISE) has revealed that out of 3 percent of schools equipped with the CWSN friendly toilets, only […]

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Tata Institute of Social Sciences helps out youth under business support programme

Srinagar: Chinar International, a social impact organization working for children and youth, concluded a 4-day Small Business Support (SBS) program in collaboration with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) at Sangarmaal City Centre, Srinagar by selecting twenty young entrepreneurs to the cohort – III of the program. On the first three days of the program, […]

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Kashmir: 46,000 kanal state land acquired for infrastructure development in 3 years

Srinagar, Sep 23: In the past three years, the Jammu and Kashmir government has acquired 46,000 kanal state land to build infrastructure and construct public utilities in the union territory. According to the information from the J&K government, during the years 2019-20, 2020-21, and 2021-2022, the government acquired state land (including Khalsa Sarkar, Kahchrie, and […]

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Button to Gucchi: Mushroom emerging as new cash crop in J&K

SRINAGAR: Mushroom production is at its all-time high across J&K due to Agriculture Department’s efforts in bringing the best methods and providing technical know-how to new-age agri-entrepreneurs. Under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna (National Agriculture Development Programme) mushroom cultivation is a focus area and Mushroom growers are equipped with quality seeds and trained in scientific […]

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Kashmir gets its first multiplex as cinemas return after 23 years

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – After a gap of 23 years, cinemas have returned to Indian-administered Kashmir with the opening of a multiplex in the main city of Srinagar. Manoj Sinha, the New Delhi-appointed governor of the disputed region, on Tuesday inaugurated the first multiplex in the scenic city, with Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh […]

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