While India Observes 'Bharat Bandh'- Business Resumes in Kashmir after One Day Strike

February 18 The traders in various parts of India have called for a complete Bandh- shutdown on Monday to protest the Pulwama attacks on CRPF men, in which at least 45 troopers were killed. Reports from major indian cities in North and…

When Haakh is Sold 60 Rupees a Kilo

February 13 As the Kashmir highway shut for more than seven days, the prices of commodities in Kashmir have reached sky high. This sudden price hike has caused anguish among local populace, as chicken is being sold at 200 rupees per kilogram…

Travelling to Srinagar costlier than Travelling to Dubai

February 08 The airfare on flights operating from New Delhi to Srinagar is sky high leaving the passengers especially student community aghast. From Delhi, the airfares to Kabul in Afghanistan, Dubai, Colombo and many other international…

Kashmir- Almond Production Dips Rapidly, People Prefer Growing Apples

The production of almonds is decreasing at an alarming rate as large number of people prefer to grow apples over almonds. The farmers are every year converting more and more land into apple orchards. In many areas farmers are cutting…

Income Tax Threshold to be Doubled to 5 Lakh

January 21 The Indian Finance Minister is contemplating to double the income tax exemption threshold from the present Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh, for the salaried class, sources said. Currently, income up to Rs 2.5 lakh is exempt from personal…

Reserve Bank of India Stops Printing Rs. 2000 Notes

January 05 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has stopped printing Rs. 2,000 notes launched during the demonetization in November 2016. The move, as per a report is being aimed at slowly reducing the note’s circulation. The report also…

Bank Unions Call for Strike on January 8 and 9

January 05 A section of PSU bank employees would go on a two-day strike on January 8 and 9 in support of the nation-wide strike call given by 10 central trade unions against the government’s alleged anti-worker policy. The All India…

42 Kashmiri Women Trained for Entrepreneurship

December 27 A batch of 42 aspiring women entrepreneurs passed out from the Centre for Women Entrepreneurship, Kashmir (CWE-K), a program vertical of Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) after completing the three-week…
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Tragedy of Kashmir- When Businesses in Pulwama Opened for 5 Minutes After Eight Days

December 22 Zaffar Dar The frequent shutdowns and restrictions have caused a tremendous loss to the business fraternity in Kashmir, as the valley has been on the edge since decades. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that the markets in…

10 Profitable Small Business Ideas in Kashmir

December 21 The challenging unemployment rate is one of the serious concerns for the people of Kashmir. Even today, it is sad to find that most people living in Kashmir still haven’t shunned the mindset that advocates running after govt…