News Topic:Apple Harvest
Fruit growers, dealers protest over halting of trucks on national highway
A strong peaceful protest was held on Wednesday under the banner of Kashmir Valley Fruit Growers-cum-Dealers Union in all Fruit Mandi’s of the Valley.
Business & Economy
Apple growers fear losses as packing material cost rises abruptly
In a major setback to Kashmir's most vital industry horticulture, the prices of packing material have increased abruptly due to which apple growers fear losses.
Farmers worried as fungal disease hits apple orchards in south Kashmir
Apple growers in south Kashmir are very much concerned about the outbreak of Alternaria leaf blotch in orchards, causing huge scars on the leaves of trees.
Kashmir’s apple industry suffers as import of Iranian apples continues
The continuous import of huge quantities of Iranian apples has left a devastating effect on the Kashmir apple industry.
Burglars strike as 250 apple boxes stolen in Pulwama
Burglars on the intervening night of Sunday-Monday stole 250 apple boxes from the orchards of Abhama village of Pulwama district.
Snowfall damages apple orchards in Valley
Apple orchards suffered massive damages due to untimely snowfall in the twin districts of south Kashmir’s Pulwama and Shopian.
Budgam orchardist acquires commercial apple washing & grading machine
A fruit grower in Kashmir's Budgam district purchased and installed the valley's first-ever Apple Washing & Grading machine on Thursday.
News & Interviews
Mega Fruit Mandi officially opens its doors in Shopian
The Mega Fruit Mandi in Shopian district started its operations with full swing as it was flocked by large number of fruit merchants.
66 percent of women in J-K anaemic, reveals government report
The majority of women in Jammu and Kashmir are anaemic, said statistics published in the latest ‘Women and Men in India 2022’.
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Night bus service in offing in Srinagar
In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the Valley, night bus services will start in Srinagar on different routes to facilitate the general public.
Court rejects bail plea by Gujarat conman
A court here on Thursday dismissed the bail plea of a man from Gujarat, Kiran Patel, who conned the security establishment in Jammu and Kashmir.
Gujarat conman posing as ‘Additional Director PMO’ arrested in Srinagar
J&K Police arrested a man from Gujarat who was allegedly by forged means posing as Additional Director (Strategy & Campaigns) Prime Minister's Office, New Delhi.
Dr. Abdul Gani Ahanger: Renowned Medical Professional and former Director of SKIMS Soura
Dr. Abdul Gani Ahanger, better known as Dr. A G Ahanger, is a highly respected medical professional and former Director of SKIMS Soura.