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Economy

An exhaustive resource on the economic life of Jammu and Kashmir across the sub-sectors. It involves sectoral focus, individual profiles, policy interventions, successes and the failures of the sector. Long pieces from history are also part of the listing.

The Reasi Lithium

The Geographical Survey of India (GSI) revelations that Reasi hills hold vast treasures of rare and expensive lithium have triggered hopes of a better...

Learn How to Apply for Instant Personal Loan Online

Personal Loans are used for many things, including a medical bill, debt consolidation, purchase of a new appliance, vacation, education and more. After borrowing...
"A proposed blanket tax rate of 28% on goods and services could severely hamper the booming gaming and gambling sector in India. This rate hike on Goods and Services Tax (GST) would be applicable to all types of online gaming. Currently, the GST is 18%, and an increase to 28% is believed to make it unviable for many companies to conduct business in India."

GST fail to reach a consensus on online gambling and gaming in India

A proposed blanket tax rate of 28% on goods and services could severely hamper the booming gaming and gambling sector in India. This rate...

Kashmir Gems

The costliest and most fascinating Sapphire from Padder Mountains continues to remain unmatched across the globe. Though the mining is halted for more than...

Pashmina In Crisis

The vast cold desert where China and India are involved in a stand-off since May 2020, is home to the most of Changthang goatherds...

Clearly Stagnant

Data revealed about the banking operations in Jammu and Kashmir in the last six months suggests an improved credit off-take by the corporate and...

Labour Pains

A series of civilian killings including five non-native workers have pushed Kashmir into a credibility crisis and an economic mess at the same time...

The Eid Slump

Eid has ceased to be a business opportunity as the fall in liquidity and inflation has seriously crippled the purchasing capacity of the consumer....

SARFAESI Sales

Properties acquired by wilfully bank defaulters were always auctioned through protracted judicial processes, a system that SARFAESI law simplified. As Jammu and Kashmir is...

Mutton Hunger

When the Wazwaan country is deprived of its staple food, it is a crisis for the government and the society that still is a...

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...

Making Apple Rot

As the scab invaded Kashmir’s apple orchards, more than two-thirds of the crop is unworthy of the market. This fruit could easily be diverted...

Packing Apples

Apple packaging is a key ingredient to Kashmir’s apple economy that keeps thousands of people busy round the year to manage more than 70...

Economy Sans The Fig Leaf

Beyond the lockdown losses, the constitutional and legislative changes will have a long term impact on the local economy and its structure writes Haseeb A...
Public transport buses are parked inside Parimpora stand. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur

Economic Collapse

With tens of thousands of jobs gone in last one year and no economic activity visible in the immediate future, most of the businesses...