Jammu and Kashmir is witnessing a rapid progress since the abrogation of Article 370. High-density plants provided by government helped growers to increase apple production in Kupwara. Growers are now demanding higher prices for their produce. With high density plants, growers can plant ten to twelve plants in one kanal of land. "Government should revise prices of our products so that we can involve more people in business and increase employment," said a grower.
Jammu and Kashmir government took initiative to boost sport activities. A new playground in Langate area in Kupwara brought cheers for youth in the region. Players are now hoping for modern sports facilities inside the ground. "With studies, youth are sharpening their sports skills. I request government to do fencing and create a dressing room," said a player. The initiative will also help youth of the Valley to show their talent in sports.
Cadbury is facing backlash over a multi-flavored chocolate bar meant to promote diversity. The chocolate bar was introduced in India to celebrate the nation’s Independence Day and featured four types..