Couches to dining tables: Meet Kashmir's Mattoo family which has set new benchmark in walnut-wood carving

Srinagar, Dec. 5 -- From beds to dining tables, Muneer Ahmad Mattoo has been carving amazing patterns of walnut wood for over four decades now. Though one can find quite a few walnut wood carvers in ... Read More

'Sip tea, eat the mug': Meet J&K's MBA pass-out who sells chai in edible cups

Srinagar, Dec. 3 -- After completing his MBA, Kulbushan Singh started his tea stall and has now become famous as 'Padhe Likhe (educated) Chai Wale'. Known for having a unique name for his stall, he h... Read More

Internet 'snapped': People suffer as work at RTO, ARTOs across Kashmir comes to grinding halt

Srinagar, Dec. 1 -- Office work and public dealings at the Regional Transport Office (RTO) and ARTO offices in the Kashmirvalley remained affected on Thursday due to 'no internet' service. Locals wer... Read More

Poultry farming and dairy sector offer huge opportunities to J&K youth

Srinagar, Dec. 1 -- A large number of people in the Kashmir valley had started backyard farming to beat the lockdown blues during the Covid-19 pandemic. Though there was a time when almost every house... Read More

'Samovar' to 'Tash-naer': How these coppersmiths are battling against odds to keep Kashmiri tradition alive

Srinagar, Nov. 29 -- Few coppersmiths in the Kashmir valley have shifted focus towards making jewellery and decorative items but others have stuck to the traditions. Despite a slump in sales, Riyaz A... Read More

'Stuffed duck, hokku, nalli-nihari': Forget 'harisa', tease your tastebuds with these 'new to Kashmir' winter delicacies

Srinagar, Nov. 26 -- If you thought 'harisa' was the only winter speciality available in Kashmir, you should try 'two-kg stuffed duck', nalli-nihari or exotic Chinese soups like hokku to keep your bod... Read More

'Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Skilling': JKDAF launched to promote start-up culture in UT

Srinagar, Nov. 23 -- Jammu and Kashmir Digital Advocacy Forum (JKDAF) was formally launched here on Wednesday with an aim to 'foster a thriving digital sector' in the union territory. During the inau... Read More

Few takers at home, peak 'namda season' now shifts to summers

Srinagar, Nov. 22 -- There was a time when Kashmir valley's 'namda' was in big demand in the winter months but craftsman Ghulam Nabi Malik and other artisans don't have much work to do these days. Ma... Read More

Why Europe loves Kashmir's 'Amsterdam', 'Noah's Ark' and 'Fish'

Srinagar, Nov. 19 -- Farooq Ahmad Bhat had once received a photograph of an Amsterdam-based structure from a client in the Netherlands. Bhat was asked if could replicate the architectural design of th... Read More

'Maa Tujhe Salam': Meet J&K's mother-son duo whose Tibetian momos are treat for taste buds

Srinagar, Nov. 18 -- Srinagar A mother-son duo is winning hearts for selling special Tibetan momos at a roadside stall in Jammu and Kashmir. Amita and her son Rohit not only sell chicken and cheese m... Read More