Tuesday, 25 January 2022

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Apples rot on trees as Kashmir strife inflicts economic pain

SHOPIAN: Kashmir’s apple orchards, backbone of the economy and livelihood for nearly half the region’s people, are deserted with fruit rotting on the trees at a time when they should be bustling with harvesters. Losses are mounting as insurgent groups pressure pickers, traders and drivers to shun the industry to ...

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