Harsh guidelines deliver final blow to Kashmir’s iconic houseboat industry

The Department of Tourism’s document outlines norms and guidelines for registration, renewal, and operation of houseboats…

Online bidding for mineral blocks leaves locals at a backfoot, while non-locals walked away with lions share

For the first time ever, non-local companies have bagged a majority of contracts for the extraction…

Cherry trade badly hit due to lockdown in Kashmir

While restriction to contain Covid-19 pandemic continue and all spheres of life are badly hit, people…

Kashmir witnessed 3000 days of lockdown in over two decades: Trade bodies

In last over two decades, an amalgam of 30 trade bodies in the Valley on Wednesday…

#Lockdown: Apple industry in shamble, as millions of cartons are lying in cold storage waiting for buyers

The nationwide coronavirus lockdown has badly hit apple farmers in Jammu and Kashmir. As the farmers…

Civilian flights from Awantipora airfield got Defence Ministry node

In a significant development, the Union Defence Ministry has approved operation of civilian flights from Awantipora…

Irregularities in appointments, loans at heart of J&K Bank raids

Allegations of large-scale irregularities in matters related to loans, finances and appointments are at the heart…

Tourism sector on the brink of disaster

Kashmir needs no introduction as a tourism destination and its rich history is known the world…

Cross-LoC trade to resume after plugging of loopholes: MHA

The cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade, which was suspended by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)…

Infiltration of third-party goods, Channelling funds for militancy, Clandestine trade of drugs, Supply of arms and fake currency notes, reasons for suspending LoC trade: MHA

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs Friday listed alleged channeling of funds for militancy in Kashmir…