Business

This section contains the most exhaustive reportage on the state, status of business in Jammu and Kashmir.

Kashmir Breakfast

In spite of being at the wrong level of social stratification, Kashmir’s traditional baking has always remained a roaring business. Sarmad Dev visits a...

Livelihood Concerns

Insisting that they have nothing to do with politics, Jammu Chamber sponsored daylong protest strike put a basket of livelihood issues in the public...

Dizzying Inflation

The steep rise in the cost of goods in Kashmir is making it increasingly difficult for the common man to manage two square meals...

Virtual Trade

With the Covid-19 pandemic dictating a new regime, most of the activities of life are getting into virtual mode. Owing to the communication blockade,...

Exceptional Carver

One of Srinagar’s oldest craftsmen, Ghulam Nabi Dar’s designs on the wood remain unmatched for their intricacy and detail, reports Khalid Bashir Gura In one...

Bitter Harvest

The political turmoil of the past eighteen months has hit Kashmir’s apple industry hard.  The entry of the NAFED and the import of duty-free...

Tourists Return?

After 18 months of hiatus, the tourist footfalls have started surging in Kashmir. Insiders in the hospitality sector believe that if Gulmarg crowds are...

The Honey Money

As major honey brands were caught using imported adulterated material, Kashmir’s organic honey story could get an instant foothold in major markets if the...

Dining With Pirates

Cafe Pirates is north Kashmir’ first themed restaurant modelled on a Hollywood movie reports Aqib Nazir It's the vibes that make the diners leave or...

Home Cooked Tiffin

At the peak of the August 2019 lockdown, when office-goers faced starvation owing to the closure of the eateries in Srinagar, a young couple...

Back to Cycling

Protracted lockdowns have increased sedentary lifestyle forcing the new generation to embrace cycling to manage part of the obesity load. It is helping the...

Locked Down, Jobless

As the counter pandemic lockdown prolongs, thousands of people in unorganised and transporter, retail and services sectors are literally jobless. Left to fend for...

Quarantine Hotels

Without tourists since August 5, 2019, Kashmir hoteliers opened doors to shelter the Covid-19 suspects for mandatory quarantine. Initially, most of them were unhappy...

Crucial Service

With a lot of enterprises emerging on social media and the lockdown preventing consumers from moving around too much, Kashmir threw up space for...

A Barber Deficit

As lockdown restricted people to their homes, hairy individuals are desperate to unburden their skulls. The added tensions are that the hair-styling sector has...

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