From Conflict to Collaboration: Investors Flock to J&K’s Booming Landscape

From Conflict to Collaboration: Investors Flock to J&K's Booming Landscape

Beyond the Beauty: Jammu and Kashmir’s Economic Renaissance Begins By: Javid Amin A Fresh Narrative Emerges For decades, the narrative surrounding Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) was often dominated by headlines about conflict and instability. However, a new chapter is unfolding, one etched with stories of opportunity, economic growth, and a resurgent spirit. This transformation is evident in the unprecedented land rush currently sweeping J&K, with a diverse range of investors vying for a stake in the Union Territory’s promising future. A Gateway for Diverse Investments The sheer number of applications…

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Kashmir’s Chilling Waters: Drowning Surge Demands Action

Kashmir's Chilling Waters: Drowning Surge Demands Action

Kashmir Under Water: A Surge in Drownings Raises Alarms By: Javid Amin Kashmir, renowned for its serene lakes and majestic rivers, is grappling with a disturbing rise in drowning incidents. This year, a chilling reality unfolds – 35 lives have been claimed by the water bodies from January to July 2024, marking a staggering increase compared to the same period last year (22 incidents). The State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) paints a grim picture. With 73 rescue operations launched so far, their swift intervention has potentially saved countless lives. June…

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Gurez on Edge: Proposed Firing Range Raises Concerns for Tourism and Ecology

Gurez on Edge: Proposed Firing Range Raises Concerns for Tourism and Ecology

Gurez on the Brink: Proposed Firing Range Sparks Outrage in Kashmir’s Tourism Paradise By: Javid Amin Nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas, Gurez Valley in North Kashmir has blossomed into a haven for tourists seeking pristine beauty and serenity. However, a dark cloud looms over this paradise. A proposed firing range by the Army at Butmalai, close to the Line of Control (LoC), has sent shockwaves through the local community, raising serious concerns about the future of tourism and the fragile ecosystem. A Valley on the Rise: Just a few years…

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