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Special Supplements

Role of Craft Development Institute

M S Farooqi Craft Development Institute (CDI) is an autonomous institute established jointly by the Central and the State government to develop handicrafts in Kashmir. CDI...

The posh spice

Cleopatra, the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt (Late 69 BC – August 12, 30 BC) used saffron on her skin for getting golden colour...

Opening Up Vistas

History suggests that Kashmiri Shawls were sent as tribute to ancient Assyria. Alexander’s women and warriors carried them from Punjab to Babylon and Macedonia. Syed...

Carving excellence

Kashmir is one of the few places in the world and the only place in India where walnut grows. Walnut grows here at an...

Kashmir’s Carpet Industry

Zubair Ahmad The handicrafts industry is one of the major industries of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The industry generates employment for lakhs of...

Chiseled to perfection

Even though the beating looks haphazard it is important in this job, the more the beating the better the work. Syed Asma reports. This is how...

Embroidering beauty

Chain stitch is a rather new addition to the Kashmiri handicrafts. It is a type of embroidery where-in a continued stitch is done with...

Budget 2011-12: Budget In Classroom

Revenue Receipts : are all those receipts, which do not incur repayment liability. These include, in addition to the State’s own revenues (Tax and...

Budget 2011-12: Industrial units

  The industrial units registered within the State have been enjoying the benefits of exemption from payment of GST under the specified conditions and for...

Budget 2011-12: Empowering Farming community

The present government has given due recognition to the needs of empowering our farming community and strengthening of the Agriculture and Allied sectors. Honourable...

Budget 2011-12: New Initiatives

Aushadh Vaatika Herbal medicines and herbal cosmetics are back in demand globally. The market is growing very fast. The profitability in the Industry manufacturing herbal...

Budget 2011-12: Structural Reforms

Structural reforms are like medical surgery. Such surgical operations have to be carried out only when they become inevitable and they always result into...

Budget 2011-12: Animal Husbandry

A liquid nitrogen plant with 21 litre/per hour capacity is being established at Zainakot. Embryo Transfer Technology laboratory is being established at Panthal for...

GREEN SOLUTIONS

Often getting blame for most of environmental ills, industrialists in the state joined hands with environmental activists for first of its kind conference aimed...

Biogas from Dal Weeds

Appreciating the efforts of FCIK and IYCN, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah suggested generating biogas from weeds of Dal and other lakes to manage energy...