“Like Agriculture, Handicrafts is the building block of JK’s economy”

Once termed as a dying sector, the Department of Handicrafts has revived itself in past few years by marketing products to other states in a better way and also by giving highly subsidised loans...

“Kashmir Unrest impacted businesses in Delhi and Punjab too”

Beginning with his ancestral textile business, Mushtaq Ahmad Wani expanded his interests to electronics and tourism sector. Elected as the president of one of Kashmir’s most prestigious business organisation, The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry,...

‘I got positive vibes from government to start this outlet’ 

Gulshan Books Kashmir is the most reliable and trusted name in book business for several decades now. Being the pioneers in the field of book publishing in Kashmir, Gulshan Books is accredited with having...

“Key to our success is peoples’ co-operation”

  At a time when the Srinagar city is crumbling under the weight of its vehicular traffic, sparking outrage among commuters, we caught up with Maqsood-Ul-Zaman, the city's senior superintendent of traffic police, for a...

Justice is the Central Point of Islam: Sheikh Tajamul Islam

  Sheikh Tajamul Islam is a renowned Kashmiri scholar and the Director of Kashmir Media Service. He has been since long based in Pakistan, running the media and diplomatic campaign on Kashmir dispute. In an...

Demystifying Sharda

Rukhsana Khan is a Pakistan-based scholar at the Faculty of Social Science, University of AJK, Muzaffarabad and currently working as a senior researcher of Asian civilisations, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. She has documented dozens...

‘Sargoshiyan’

KASHMIR SCAN, DECEMBER 2015 By Ajaz Rashid   The main character of the movie is based on J&K Bank Calendars and explores the developmental part of Kashmir Inspired by J&K Bank calendars Bollywood actor cum producer, Imran Khan,...

An inspirational journey

Kashmir Scan, March 2015 By: KS Correspondent Profile Mushtaq Ahmad assumed charge as Chairman & CEO, J&K Bank on October 6, 2010 and is presently serving second term in office. Having joined the Bank in 1972 as Probationary...

‘I chose PDP because it is Kashmiri at its core’

Kashmir Scan, August 2014 I have tasted power and money, now I want to fight for common masses: Altaf Bukhari  By Ajaz Rashid A big business magnate, a member of opposition Peoples Democratic Party’s influential core group,...

Increasing traffic leads to bad traffic scenario: Haseeb-ur-Rehman

Kashmir Scan, August 2014 By Ajaz Rashid SP Traffic City says Kashmir valley has more than 4.5 lakh registered vehicles ‘Ten years ago a traffic cop tackled 50 vehicles, now he manages a thousand’ A 1999 KPS...

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