The abolition of Article 370 has demolished the “speed breaker” of redundant laws which had obstructed the development process in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, he said Kupwara.
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Upcycling dregs and promoting veganism
TO make sustainable living a no-compromise way of life, plant-based personal care brand, The Switch Fix joined hands with Blue Tokai coffee roasters and Greenr Café to unveil two new initiatives promoting a zero-waste lifestyle.
ONLINE STORE IN 15 SECONDS!
SevaShop, an app that helps service-based businesses set up online shops in a quick and easy way, just won the biggest community hackathon in India, HackInOut 7.0
BUDGET & CENTRAL SPONSORING OF PUBLIC EXPENDITURE
The bulk of expenditure is fixed for the Union Budget. It is exogenously determined, at least in the short turn, and I don’t mean salaries, pensions and interest payments alone
Best offer snubbed, talks hit freezing point
Meeting lasts just 20-25 minutes; no fresh date for dialogue set; govt asks unions to give final response today
WHEN they say no great story started with ‘I had a salad’, they clearly haven’t met Saurabh Goel. The 35-year-old engineering graduate from Gurugram, along with the rest of his family, eats a lot of salad, but they did not have a lot of access to ‘farm fresh greens’ in local markets. While you or I may just order from Subway, Goel started his own venture, trueleaf.in, that has emerged as one of the successful hydroponic farms in the NCR.
India At 2030: Rooted And Connected
We would be more rooted than ever in indigenous culture, but also more adept at the everyday use of tech, perhaps even in the disseminating of our ancient traditional systems
A New Surgical Robotic System
ONLY a few in India have access to robotic-assisted surgeries, for the simple reason that the system is expensive and its availability limited.
Packing A Punch, Dum Style
The dum pukht technique is staging a comeback, evident from the increasing demand for such slow-cooked meals
Farmers Say No To Cops' Tractor Rally Alternative
There seems to be no headway in the talks between farmers and Delhi Police over the tractor parade in the capital on Republic Day. A third meeting on Thursday turned out to be inconclusive, with the farmers rejecting an alternative suggested by the police.
Five Dead In Blaze At Serum Plant, No Impact On Covishield Production
Five persons — four men and one woman — were charred to death after a fire broke out at Serum Institute of India’s plant at Manjri in Pune on Thursday afternoon. The blaze occurred at an under-construction building and all the dead were construction workers.
What It Takes To Sell Indian Saffron!
The saffron of Kashmir has long been considered the world’s finest, but drought is threatening the livelihood and traditions of its farming families.
While obediently following his parents’ dreams of chasing for a medical school seat, a young boy was fascinated by a painter’s brush. Finally, when he talked about his desires, the family threw a canvas before him. Within years he emerged with Raffughar, a new upmarket Kashmir brand, reports Khalid Bashir Gura
SNOW IN JANUARY
Science and tradition suggest that an early winter snowfall is good for Kashmir ecology but the fragile service delivery systems sent people crying, reports Yawar Hussain
The Electoral Experiment
The recent District Development Council election results in the state call for a sombre reflection on the nature and the drivers of our electoral politics
TWENTIETH CENTURY KASHMIR
In his fourth books, Khalid Bashir Ahmad accesses rare documents to rediscover many people between Allama Iqbal and Sheikh Abdullah to various events from Roti Agitation to the making of National Conference
‘I HAVE RISEN FROM THE GROUND IN THESE ELECTIONS, NOBODY CAN TERM ME A PARACHUTE'
Trained lawyer and wife of former Deputy Chief Minister, Muzaffar Hussain Beigh, Safeena Beigh, who won her DDC election from Wagoora after defeating the PAGD and Apni Party candidate told Yawar Hussain
A READING ROOM
A woman in Jammu sets up a library on her property to encourage students to read and gradually it is emerging a model for societies where families lack enough of space or the situation for the students to study, reports Umar Mukhtar
सीमा पार 150 मीटर लंबी सुरंग का बीएसएफ ने पता लगाया
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NO SILVER BULLETS FOR DEFENCE
THE CONVERGENCE OF CHALLENGES IN THE YEAR OF THE PANDEMIC MEANS NEW DELHI WILL NEED TO REASSESS ITS MILITARY MODERNISATION, REFOCUS BUDGETS AND ACCELERATE DEFENCE REFORMS THAT HAVE BEEN STUCK FOR OVER TWO DECADES
A militant group’s claim of killing a non-Kashmiri businessman for obtaining a domicile certificate has posed a new challenge for government and security forces