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Award-winning paper mache artist makes Srinagar map masterpiece

Maqbool Jan's  'paper mache' technique is a unique art form which he says should be allowed to flourish in Kashmir Valley.

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Mission Youth: 50,000 youth to be engaged in JK for employment opportunities

The motive behind this is to engage the youngsters of the union territory from developing their skills to training them for starting their own ventures

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Revival of water transport in Kashmir, bus boats bought from New Zealand

People can take this boat ride from the Lasjan area of Srinagar to the interior of downtown. The Lieutenent Governor (LG) of Jammu and Kashmir has pushed for this initiative with the tourism…

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First horse riding school opens in Kashmir Valley

Kashmir Valley's first horse riding school has been opened by a young man named Ali Abbas who wants to nurture young riders

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How Kashmir is losing its houseboat heritage

Houseboats are under threat in Kashmir. Find out why

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Golf academy started in J&K, game of elite open for masses

The state administration is coming up with a multi-pronged strategy of developing sports infrastructure by organizing sports events across the UT.

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Century old silk factory renovated, 50 thousand families to benefit in valley

The main Silk Factory in Jammu Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar was completely damaged in the 2014 floods

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Downtown Srinagar is now buzzing with footballers

The old city of Srinagar was known for producing top-class footballers who even went on to represent Jammu & Kashmir at the national and International level. And the downtown area was known as…

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Assam riflewomen to help in counterinsurgency operations in Kashmir

The riflewomen can also help in bridging the gap between locals and army

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J&K government cancels government accommodation for 'Darbar Move' employees

The Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha, had said that the administration has completely transitioned to e-office, thereby ending the practice of the biannual ''Darbar Move''

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J&K police hold recruitment rally for women in Kashmir to fill 1,300 posts

Around 1,300 women will be recruited into police services during this rally including 650 from the Jammu division, with the same number expected to join from the Kashmir division

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Alleged conversion snowballing into a controversy in Kashmir valley

The Sikh community took out many protests In Srinagar, demanding the other two girls to be traced and handed over to the families. They also demanded for a change in conversion laws

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Incidents of violence go up in Kashmir valley days after all-party meet

Three major attacks and killings have taken place in the last few days

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World's only floating post office in Kashmir: Delivering letters since 200 years

The post office lives beyond its reputation of being a floating one as locals like it for its efficient and hassle-free services.

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International Yoga Day celebrated across Jammu and Kashmir

Due to the pandemic, SOP's were followed while celebrating the yoga day. Last year all events were cancelled due to the pandemic.

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