Affan Yesvi
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The writer is a young social activist from Jammu and Kashmir.

VARIETY

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Why Himachal Pradesh may not be your ideal getaway this summer

Himachal Pradesh is staring at an acute water crisis, with the state recording 99 per cent less than normal rainfall in some months.

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How porcupine terror is making Kashmiri farmers shudder

Almond and apple farmers have approached wildlife experts to seek a solution to the porcupine mayhem and have been advised fencing.

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Why Kashmir needs GI tagging for its Gucchi mushroom, rice, cumin and chilli

Kashmiri farmers say the GI tag will establish the exclusivity of their products and establish their correct value in the international market.

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Why Kashmir needs more focus on its horticulture produce

Appropriate branding and marketing of fruit crops and establishment of market linkages for exotic and non-seasonal vegetables and flowers in different metro cities of India will ensure a wider reach for the horticultural produce from Kashmir.

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Why Kashmir’s walnut industry needs a booster shot

The government must realise the high international value of walnuts from Jammu and Kashmir, and provide the required infrastructure support.

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Why the traceability of honey is essential

While FSSAI permits some amount of sugar mixing, traceability is the only answer for consumers who insist on procuring real and natural honey.

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Why Punjab must act fast to stop the inflow of paddy from other states

It is a matter of concern that till now, the Punjab government has not taken any concrete steps to stop the inflow of paddy from other states.

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To bee or not to bee: Why Kashmir must act fast to protect its honey industry

it is a matter of concern that the prized Kashmiri honey is losing its sheen with the waning interest of the local apiarists or bee farmers.

VARIETY

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How microbial treatment can help solve the stubble-burning problem

The microbial spray is an effective long-term solution to stubble burning and the pollution problem, that is economically viable for farmers as well.

POLITICS

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Why Punjab cannot declare itself a ‘principal market yard’ to negate Farm Bills

Declaring the entire state as a principal market yard can isolate Punjab since the Centre is the major buyer of the wheat and paddy produced in Punjab.