Commodities

A listing of narratives on the commodities that Jammu and Kashmir produces, sells and consumes

The Walnut Fudge

By Syed Asma   Have your ever tasted a Walnut Fudge! If not, then you are surely missing one of the most talked about exclusivity of...

Wheeling Energy

Baglihar has two separate systems for energy transmission and both are efficiently working, reports Riyaz ul Khaliq Even as weak geology of the mountains housing...

A Mandi Undone

  For most of the season, the dominating discourse was whose writ runs large. By the time, the government agreed against interrupting the new routine...

A Crisis, An Opportunity

Losses to Kashmir apple orchards can be assessed properly only after the government’s final survey is over. Amid mass mourning over the recent calamity,...

Royal Nuts

For five weeks every fall, Sweet Chestnuts sell roasted on the Srinagar city streets at a cost not matched by any other fruit. Humaira...

A golden story

The traditional gold market in Kashmir is resistant to hallmarking and transparency, leaving enough space for branded outlets and banks. An unconcerned government and...

Driving Nuts

Water chestnuts harvested from Wullar lake have helped Kashmir survive the worst days in the last 250 years. Considered the best food for diabetics,...

Warming Up To Wool

J&K sells 70 per cent of its wool in raw form for lack of processing units. Consultants engaged by the government suggested market intervention,...

Advancing Gold

Having a loan processed from a commercial bank can be both harassing and time consuming. But, banks have now started accepting gold as mortgage...

Hallmarking Gold

While hallmarking has made it easy to distinguish fake gold from the real one, Kashmiri jewellers prefer to stick to the traditional ways. Tyba...

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