Class 9 student slips to death in Boniyar, Minor was waiting for school bus when incident occurred, says official

A minor girl died after slipping into an irrigation canal in Perniya area of Boniyar in Baramulla district. An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a minor girl identified as Rukaya Bashir daughter of Bashir Ahmad Ganaie resident of Nowpora Jagir slipped into the canal. The class 9 student was waiting for … Read more

Empowering farmers: SKUAST-K to supply potato chips machines for farmers in Gurez

Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST-K) has announced that it will be supplying potato chips making machines to farmers in Gurez. An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the move comes as part of SKUAST-K’s efforts to address the marketing challenges that have been faced by the region’s potato farmers. … Read more

‘World Apple Conference’ to be held in Srinagar

Dulloo assures support to organisers A delegation from Sopore Apple Farmer Producer Company (J&K), which is organizing a maiden World Apple Conference in Srinagar held a meeting with Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture Production Department, Atal Dulloo. Speaking to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Chairman Sopore Apple Producer Company (J&K) Adil Malik said that the … Read more

Inspiration: Meet Insha Bashir: The first wheelchair bound basketball player of Kashmir

Bashir helps ‘specially-abled’ children to make their dreams come true Around 15 years ago, a tragic accident not only shattered the dreams of a Budgam woman of becoming a doctor but confined her to the wheelchair. But nothing stopped her from working hard and becoming the first wheelchair bound basketball player of Kashmir. Insha Bashir … Read more

Kashmir plains receive rainfall as MeT predicts intermittent wet spell till Apr 6

J&K records deficient rainfall for 3rd straight year in March: Independent Weather Forecaster Kashmir parts on Thursday received fresh intermittent rainfall, bringing down the mercury in the Valley while the weatherman here has predicted more rains till April 6th. Reports reaching the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that some higher reaches have experienced fresh … Read more