Browsing: Business

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

Business
Poppy Pop Up

Marijuana is outdated. Now poppy cultivation is popular in Kashmir because it yields better, faster, is less labour intensive and…

Business
Wine Monies

Liquor is an interesting business. For a produce worth Rs 280 crore in 2015-16, the government made Rs 817 crore…

Agriculture
‘Meat’ My Rabbits

For twenty years they literally lived under the shadow of guns. Since its demiltrilisation, rabbit farm in Pattan is now…

Business
A Clay Thing

Not so long ago clay utensils were central to Kashmir’s lifestyle. But as plastic took over, people associated with the…

Business
Waghoo is Out

With polythene foam taking over as new matting material in Kashmir, handmade Waghoo is losing both appeal and market. Shakir…

Business
Not Easy Ride

He started with manufacturing geysers for Kashmir markets. Despite the lacklustre response, he put his bets on a battery operated…

Business
Kashmir’s Kota

Thanks to private coaching centres Parrypora is host to diverse aspirations generating Rs 200 crore business. Zafar Aafaq reports It…

Business
No Glitter

The recent row regarding extra one percent tax on gold by GoI has left jewellers and artisans in a fix.…

Business
Downtown’s Glory

Everybody thought it was suicidal to invest Rs 6 crore in hospitality sector in otherwise hostile downtown. Mohammad Raafi talks…

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Sunday Graduates

Over the years Srinagar’s Sunday market has evolved into more than a flea market. It has become an alternative source…

Business
In the Net

Despite favorable conditions and abundant fresh water supply Kashmir imports fish from Delhi and Punjab. Saima Bhat talks to the…

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Market Massacre

Zainakadal in Srinagar’s downtown has witnessed and withstood brutalities, massacres, regime changes, kings and occupiers, without losing its essence. But…

Business
Cap Camp

Serendipity is part of human nature and not a purely scientific phenomenon. Three decades ago, an unknown old city tailor…

Business
Romancing the Hammam

The sudden surge for the Hammam’s in homes has led to some innovations in the way Kashmir tries to fight…

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The Chameleon Bukhari

For centuries Kashmir survived winters with focus on its hearth. Once it started hunting for alternatives beyond the mountains, it…

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