Browsing: Business

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

Business
Food on the Go

Not everybody can afford glitzy restaurants and fast food joints that now dot Srinagar city. There are thousands who still…

Business
Stand Still Lives

Burhan Wani’s killing literally froze Kashmir in a time capsule. And public transport was no exception. But the plight of…

Business
Turmoil Turbulence

On July 9, suspension of mobile and internet services proved fatal for businesses who couldn’t reach their clients and vice-versa.…

Agriculture
A Mandi Undone

For most of the season, the dominating discourse was whose writ runs large. By the time, the government agreed…

Agriculture
Mission Saffron

Dwindling yield has pushed Pampore’s saffron growers to a new low and sections within the government wish they start producing…

Business
A Distant Casualty

As a major consumer market in northern region, Kashmir sources its requirements from across the region. With the curfew-strike combine…

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Marijuana is outdated.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…

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…

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
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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