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2012-09-26 18:20:38

HONG KONG, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cashmere World (27 - 29 Sept. 2012 in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre) kicks off its Hong Kong debut with big expectations. Visitor numbers are seen to surpass that of last year's show in Beijing, as it benefits from the vibrant business atmosphere that Hong Kong is known for. With a large number of international companies in the fashion and garment business maintaining a regional presence in Hong Kong from which they control...

2012-09-09 18:21:02

HONG KONG, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With just one month to go before the inauguration of Cashmere World (27 - 29 September in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre) there is real interest for the Indian participation this year - not only at the exhibition itself but also at the Cashmere World conferences. This year there will be a group of five exhibitors from India. These companies are EZMA, Pashma, Old Village, Geentanjali and Ahujasons. What is sure to intrigue and interest the...

Scientists Clone Kashmir Goat
2012-03-16 07:33:18

Scientists and researchers at Sker-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) have successfully cloned a rare Pashmina goat. They named the goat Noori, which means “Light” in Arabic. The animal was born on March 9 and remains in good health and is growing. Dr. Riyaz Ahmad Shah of SKUAST´s Department of Animal Biotechnology told the Indian Express, “This is a great scientific achievement in the field of veterinary sciences. This is the...

2008-02-06 13:43:52

An unexpected heavy snowfall in the Ladakh region of India may mean the death of around 90,000 Pashmina goats. These goats are facing a shortage of food, according to Tsering Dorjay, a government official in Ladakh. These goats typically survive on the grass in Ladakh, but with the temperatures at -29 degrees Fahrenheit and such heavy snowfall, they are not expected to survive much longer. The government provisions of winter food have been consumed already, and Dorjay said, "We have requested...