Browsing: Economy

Handicrafts
Wicker Worries

As the new GST regime, brought handicrafts to the lowest five percent slab, the small, export-oriented sector is facing a…

Agriculture
Kashmiri Haakh

Celebrated by folklore and part of staple food, the collards are as important to Kashmir’s meals as potato is to…

Agriculture
Revive Asparagus

Perhaps one of the costliest vegetables that are a powerhouse of vitamins and antioxidants, the Paarglass cultivation can boost the…

Agriculture
Shelving Foliage

Apple growers in parts of South Kashmir are helplessly watching premature leaves fall in their orchards. It usually follows by…

Careers
AK 90

Amjad Khan was an engineering graduate when he obliged his parents and flew to US for further studies. Holding a…

Cover Story
The Silken Knot

Vested interest, negative policy interventions, market shifts and nature intervened in the unmaking of world’s biggest silk factory in Kashmir.…

Agriculture
Outsourcing Appetite

As landholdings shrunk while passing from one generation to another, so did the interest in farming. Kashmir has come a…

Economy
An Egg Story

Ever wondered what kind of eggs we eat in Kashmir? A poultry specialist’s quest to find out the same led…

IT
Virtual Wars

This past week Kashmir remained on the edge after half-a-dozen videos of atrocities surfaced online. Aakash Hassan reports how mobile…

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